Posts Tagged ‘Graffiti’

“CITY AS CANVAS: GRAFFITI ART FROM THE THE MARTIN WONG COLLECTION” AT THE MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

May 4, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Martin Wong, an East Village artist and collector of graffiti art, amassed a treasure trove of hundreds of works on paper and canvas—in aerosol, ink, and other mediums. The artists, including Keith Haring, Lee Quiñones, Lady Pink, and Futura 2000, were seminal figures in an artistic movement that spawned a worldwide phenomenon, altering music, fashion, and popular visual culture. The exhibition City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection, currently on view at the Museum of the City of New York includes over Read More

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STREET LIFE | MR ANDRE AT THE CHATEAU MARMONT, HOLLYWOOD

April 30, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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After yet another residency at Hollywood's storied Chateau Marmont, Supertouch buddy Mr Andre (aka: Mr A, aka: Andre Saraiva, aka: Frenchie) left his mark on the hotel's front wall... Read More

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ART CARS | THE FERRARI F430 BY JOHN “CRASH” MATOS

April 28, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Notorious gearhead and OG first wave NYC graffiti artist John "Crash" Matos finally brings his two passions together in his new Ferrari F430 art car for Martino Auto Concepts that made its public debut at the New York Auto Show over the weekend. Read More

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SWOON’S “SUBMERGED MOTHERLANDS” AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

April 27, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Brooklyn-based street artist and modern day Tom Sawyer, Swoon, aka: Caldonia Curry, is a force of nature who leads a small army of DIY, dumpster-diving, anti-establishment "Freegans" who work tirelessly to support her bohemian vision. It was with this crew of compatriots that she Read More

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FIRST LOOK | “ENERGY THAT IS ALL AROUND: MISSION SCHOOL” AT NYU

April 24, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Running Juxtapoz magazine in San Francisco in the 1990s, the memories of seeing Barry McGee and Margaret Kilgallen moving around the city together, tagging and stickering as they went are as still as clear as yesterday. Back then, before the term "street art" existed,  there really was no Read More

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STREET LIFE | NEW WORK BY PIXEL PANCHO FOR THE PERTH PUBLIC FORMS FESTIVAL, AUSTRALIA

April 23, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Italian street artist Pixel Pancho went big with a mega-snake in Perth, Australia for the city's Public Form Festival of street art currently underway featuring 40 top international street artists including Maya Hayuk and ROA working across 30 walls & other public places to transform the city into an public outdoor gallery. Read More

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FIRST LOOK | STEPHEN “ESPO” POWERS’ “TODAY IS ALREADY TOMORROW” OPENING AT TARGET GALLERY, TOKYO

April 21, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

TODAY IS ALREADY TOMORROW by Stephen Powers (ESPO) 2014

Last week in Japan, street art legend, sign painter extraordinaire, and emergent fine artist Stephen "ESPO" Powers opened his latest show, "Today is Already Tomorrow" at Tokyo's Target Gallery. Given his Japanese audience's profound obsession with all things Americana, pop culture, and english language phrases (which are often appropriated wildly out-of-context), the show of Powers' trademark wordplay paintings were a perfect match to his eager viewers who packed the tiny backstreet  Read More

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STREET LIFE | STEPHEN “ESPO” POWERS’ TOKYO LOVE LETTER

April 21, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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While in Tokyo for his "Today is Already Tomorrow" opening at Target Gallery last week, Stephen Powers (aka: ESPO) made his presence publicly known throughout the city with a series of public murals adorning the the streets of Harajuku and the facade & interior of Marc Jacob's Bookmarc store in conjunction with Read More

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STREET LIFE | NEW WORK BY ROA FOR THE PERTH PUBLIC FORMS FESTIVAL, AUSTRALIA

April 17, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Belgian street artist ROA went big with a mega-snake in Perth, Australia for the city's Public Form Festival of street art currently underway featuring 40 top international street artists including Maya Hayuk and Pixel Pancho working across 30 walls & other public places to transform the city into an public outdoor gallery. Read More

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STREET LIFE | NEW WORK BY BANKSY IN CHELTENHAM, UK

April 13, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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UK street art godfather & international man of mystery Banksy broke his dormant streak over the weekend with new pieces in Cheltenham, England. Technology is the target of both hits with the first depicting a crew of spies listening in on conversations in a dilapidated old phone booth within a few few miles from a known government listening post, while the second features embracing lovers distracted by Read More

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