Posts Tagged ‘Paris’

ICONS | ANDRE SARAIVA: A RETROSPECTIVE AT THE MUDE MUSEUM, LISBON

August 13, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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Parisian street artist/ladies man/bon vivant/1950s movie star doppelgänger Andre Sariava (aka: Mr. Andre/Baron Andre/Johnny Handsome/French Elvis) brings his multifaceted artistic oeuvre to Lisbon with his current eponymous retrospective at the Museum of Design and Fashion (MUDE) in Portugal. Read More

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STREET LIFE | INSA’S ANIMATED “GIF-ITI”

August 8, 2014  |  Streets, Tech  |  No Comments

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UK-based street artist & designer INSA has been taking his mural game to new levels over the past year with a series of  "GIF-iti" pieces in spots around the world from Hollywood to Gambia. Like traditional stop motion animation, the murals are painted in successive evolving layers, each of which is photographed in succession and then combined to create a final Read More

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FIRST LOOK | FUTURA GETS “INTROSPECTIVE” AT GALLERY MAGDA DANYSZ, PARIS

June 16, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Simply put, the importance of Futura (né Futura 2000, aka: Leonard McGurr) in the world of street and early Pop art cannot be overstated. Rising from the original graffiti scene of the 70s & 80s, Futura quickly distinguished himself as the abstract futurist master of the genre, playing a critical role in transitioning the art form "above ground" to the world of proper fine art alongside such crossover friends & contemporaries as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Read More

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PARIS | JR TURNS THE PANTHEON “INSIDE OUT”

June 11, 2014  |  art, Street Life  |  Comments Off

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Globetrotting street artist JR brought his international Inside Out public portrait project back home this month when his new installation covering Paris' historical Pantheon opened to the public on June 4th. For the "Au Panthéon!" project, thousands of faces were collected throughout March by the Inside Out PhotoBooth truck at nine French national monuments that were then Read More

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STREET LIFE | INVADER’S MONA LISA IN PARIS

May 5, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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French street artist Invader brought the Louvre's most famous resident to the streets when he installed his pixelated Mona Lisa high above the Rue du Louvre a few weeks back. Read More

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FIRST LOOK | TOM SACHS’ ‘AMERICAN HANDMADE PAINTINGS’ AT GALERIE ROPAC, PARIS

March 31, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Easily one of the most compelling minds working in the art world today, Supertouch buddy Tom Sachs has built a career around an utterly unique art methodology based on thematic meditations by means of unexpected material explorations. In his new show "American Handmade Paintings" at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac in Paris, the choice of this title is anchored in specific aspects that are central to Sachs’s creative universe; his use of the Read More

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STREET LIFE | SPACE INVADER THINKS PINK IN PARIS

March 22, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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French street artist Space Invader summoned a rainbow in Paris with his new Pink Panther tile piece on the first day of spring...

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RON MUECK MONUMENTAL SCULPTURE ON DISPLAY AT THE FONDATION CARTIER, PARIS

April 23, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Despite its overwhelming visual impact, the work of hyperrealist sculptor Ron Mueck is rarely seen in public, due in large part to the artist's reclusive, retiring nature. Now, with his first European exhibition in over seven years, the artist once again stuns audiences with his ultra-lifelike sculptures in an eponymous show currently on display at the Fondation Cartier in Paris. Read More

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STREET LIFE: INVADER’S SPIDER-MAN HANGS AROUND PARIS

April 15, 2013  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddy (Space) Invader's latest public street hit is this awesome tiled Spider-Man brightening up an otherwise drab wall in Paris. Thank god for good street art with a sense of humor... Read More

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STREET LIFE: NEW WORK BY LUDO IN PARIS

April 8, 2013  |  art, Street Art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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French street artist Ludo has struck again in Paris with some compelling new murals in his trademark black, white, and green palette, with one serving as a killer homage to skate art legend Jim Phillips' 1973 "screaming hand" Santa Cruz skate graphic. Images courtesy of our friends at Street Art News Read More

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