Posts Tagged ‘Graffiti’

STREET LIFE | OS GEMEOS GO BIG IN NYC

August 23, 2015  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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The heaviest force in street art, aka Brasilian wonder twins Os Gemeos, owned NYC this summer, beginning with their epic Times Square digital billboard takeover, and culminating in a epic B-Boy mural in the East Village. The six-story-high painting, depicting a Read More

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SUMMER STREETS | KENNY SCHARF ON THE WALL FOR MAUS IN MALAGA

August 19, 2015  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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It's been a massive summer for street art in the midst of this modern muralism renaissance, and one of the biggest practitioners was living Pop Art legend Kenny Scharf who kept busy this month with a giant graffiti piece featuring his trademark cartoon anamorphic Read More

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SUMMER MADNESS | FAILE: SAVAGE/SACRED YOUNG MINDS & DELUXX FLUXX ARCADE AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

August 6, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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The Brooklyn Museum continues its ultra-progressive summer programming with an immersive installation of fine art and blacklight arcade madness by Brooklyn art duo Faile (aka: "The Patricks") that—in conjunction with simultaneous shows The Rise of Sneaker Culture; The Basquiat Notebooks; and a large-scale KAWS installation—has been drawing young patrons to the museum in droves. Read More

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STREET LIFE | OS GEMEOS TAKE OVER TIMES SQUARE WITH THEIR “PARALLEL CONNECTION” DIGITAL BILLBOARD PROJECT

August 4, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Throughout the month of August Brasilian street art heroes Os Gemeos (aka: Gustavo & Otávio Pandolfo) will be lighting up the night in Times Square with their artwork via a massive digital billboard takeover called Read More

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STREET LIFE | JAMES JEAN ON THE WALL IN LONG BEACH

July 21, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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One wouldn't exactly call visionary modern master painter James Jean a "street artist" but he played the part well when asked to create a towering mural as part of Pow Wow Long Beach earlier this month. Standing tall on the side of the Read More

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STREET LIFE | JR’S WRINKLES OF THE CITY PROJECT IN ISTANBUL, TURKEY

June 15, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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One of the most prolific street artists in the world, Frenchman JR's profound Wrinkles of the City project has taken him to Cartagena, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Havana, and Berlin to showcase the cities' ragged and unseen residents on a grand scale. For the project's final Read More

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OPENINGS | BARRY McGEE & TODD JAMES: “FUD” AT V1 GALLERY, COPENHAGEN

May 29, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Artistic comrades-in-arms and frequent collaborators Barry McGee (aka: TWIST) & Todd James (aka: REAS) have once again joined forces to present a new joint show cryptically titled FUD at the esteemed V1 Gallery in Copenhagen. Towering figures in the world of Read More

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STREET LIFE | CONOR HARRINGTON’S NEW FIGHT CLUB MURAL FOR WOOD STREET WALLS IN LONDON

May 27, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Irish painter and street artist Conor Harrington has been on a tear in recent years both in the gallery and on the streets where his distinctive baroque painting style has distinguished him among his peers as a master of both style and form. A connoisseur of fisticuffs, Read More

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FIRST LOOK | SHEPARD FAIREY’S PRINTED MATTERS AT LIBRARY STREET COLLECTIVE, DETROIT

May 26, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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At this point, the world's most prolific street artist needs no introduction or analysis. Simply put, Shepard Fairey is the AC/DC of street art;  the Metallica of Graffiti; the Taylor Swift of streetwear. His fan base is legion, and at a time when he could do a show anywhere in the world, it's nice to see the Read More

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PUBLIC ART | JR COMMEMORATES THE LEGACY OF FUKUSHIMA

May 19, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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The 2011 Japanese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster triggered by a massive earthquake and tsunami left the region devastated, evacuated, and irradiated. Four years later, it's remaining inhabitants are still working to regain the way of life they once knew and cope with Read More

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