Posts Tagged ‘Graffiti’

STREET LIFE | THE GEOMETRIC PAINTER’S TAPE MURALS OF FLEKZ IN LA

November 20, 2014  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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It's not easy to make a name for yourself in the LA street art world, but 20-year-old artist Gustavo Fuentes (aka: FLEKZ) has distinguished himself over the past year with a series of striking murals executed using only blue painter's tape. While the average human struggles to tape off their Read More

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FILM | “BANKSY DOES NEW YORK” DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES ON HBO

November 17, 2014  |  Film, Streets  |  No Comments

New York residents no doubt remember all too well Sir Banksy's monthlong Better Out Than In outdoor residency in the city last October when all of NYC became a public gallery for the British street artist's allegorical street art interventions—generating a torrent of user-generated coverage in the Read More

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OPENINGS | FAILE “NEW WORKS ON WOOD: PROCESS, PAINTING, & SCULPTURE” AT ALLOUCHE GALLERY, NYC

November 17, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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Brooklyn-based street/fine art collective Faile (aka: Patrick McNeil & Patrick Miller) debuted a stunning new exhibition in NYC over the weekend when their new Works on Wood: Process, Painting, & Sculpture show opened its doors at Allouche Gallery in SoHo on Saturday. Read More

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STREET LIFE | ON THE WALL WITH LUDO IN SHANGHAI

November 16, 2014  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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Globetrotting French street artist & Supertouch buddy Ludo just returned from Shanghai where he lent his trademark green iconography to a ruined monochromatic landscape that makes Detroit look like Read More

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FIRST LOOK | BARRY McGEE & CLARE ROJAS AT GALLERIA ALESSANDRA BONOMO, ROME

November 13, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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San Francisco street art legend Barry McGee (aka: Twist, aka: Twisto, aka: Ray Fong) has teamed up with his wife Clare Rojas (aka Peggy Honeywell)  for this eponymous show of new work at Rome's Galleria Alessandra Bonomo that sees the duo combining their different styles into one project through a diverse array of paintings, works on paper, photographs, and Read More

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STREET LIFE | LOOKING AT STEPHEN “ESPO” POWERS’ “LOVE LETTER TO BROOKLYN”

November 7, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Completed in 2011, Stephen "Espo" Powers' epic Love Letter to Brooklyn is something of an epic beat poem wrapping the exterior of an old Macy's garage in the heart of downtown Brooklyn that still stands as one of the artist's most impressive installations. Lines like Read More

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STREET LIFE | MEGGS’ EPIC NEW DETROIT TIGER

November 4, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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It took an Australian to supercharge the street art scene in Detroit, and that's exactly what Meggs did when he unveiled his newest mural in the city last week. Also known as David Hooke, the artist created his inspirational masterpiece homage to the Read More

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OPENINGS | FUTURA “KINETIC ACTION” AT GALLERY MAGDA DANYSZ, SHANGHAI

November 2, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddy & legendary aerosol expressionist Futura (aka: Futura 2000, aka: Futura Dosmil, aka: Mr Leonard McGurr) graced Shanghai with his first-ever large scale exhibition when his latest show Kinetic Action opened to a crowd of fervent believers there at Magda Danysz Gallery on Read More

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STREET LIFE | FAILE ON THE WALL IN COVINGTON, KENTUCKY (YES, YOU READ THAT RIGHT)

October 27, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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This month, prodigious NYC street art duo Faile (aka: "The Patricks" McNeil, and Miller) have been in the backwater city of Covington, Kentucky, gracing the little town of 40,000 with a major mural "on the rear walls of Republic Bank and Donna Salyer’s Fabulous Bridal on the corners of Read More

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STREET LIFE | GRAFFITI ARTIST SKID ROBOT PAINTS FOR THE HOMELESS IN LA

October 21, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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The anonymous street artist known as Skid Robot (it's clever, we'll give him that), has quietly been waging a guerrilla campaign to draw attention to the city's sprawling homeless population by decorating their downtown skid row squats with imagery of Read More

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