Posts Tagged ‘Street Art’

FIRST LOOK | BANKSY’S NEW DISMALAND “BEMUSEMENT PARK” ART SHOW

August 20, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | BANKSY’S NEW DISMALAND “BEMUSEMENT PARK” ART SHOW

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After an extended public silence, street art king Banksy resurfaced today in the little known English seaside town of Weston-super-Mare with his very own art show theme park, the Dismaland “Bemusement Park”. Occupying the former site of the decrepit Read More

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

August 6, 2015  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on SUMMER MADNESS | FAILE: SAVAGE/SACRED YOUNG MINDS & DELUXX FLUXX ARCADE AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

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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

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

August 4, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | OS GEMEOS TAKE OVER TIMES SQUARE WITH THEIR “PARALLEL CONNECTION” DIGITAL BILLBOARD PROJECT

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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

STREET LIFE | JR GOES MASSIVE IN PHILLY FOR THE OPEN SOURCE PUBLIC ART PROJECT

July 29, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | JR GOES MASSIVE IN PHILLY FOR THE OPEN SOURCE PUBLIC ART PROJECT

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Last week, French street artist & Supertouch buddy JR pasted his first mural in Philadelphia (and one of his largest ever), a 20-story tall portrait of Ibrahim Shah, a Philadelphia resident who immigrated to the United States from Pakistan. The mural, Migrants, Ibrahim,
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SUMMER MADNESS | THE SAND SCULPTURE OF GUY-OLIVER DEVEAU

July 23, 2015  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on SUMMER MADNESS | THE SAND SCULPTURE OF GUY-OLIVER DEVEAU

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It used to be that all you needed to feel like a wuss at the beach was some buff meathead kicking sand in your face. Now Canadian “sand artist” Guy-Olivier Deveau is here to embarrass all amateur Read More

STREET LIFE | JAMES JEAN ON THE WALL IN LONG BEACH

July 21, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | JAMES JEAN ON THE WALL IN LONG BEACH

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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

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

June 15, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | JR’S WRINKLES OF THE CITY PROJECT IN ISTANBUL, TURKEY

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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

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

May 29, 2015  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on OPENINGS | BARRY McGEE & TODD JAMES: “FUD” AT V1 GALLERY, COPENHAGEN

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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

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

May 27, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | CONOR HARRINGTON’S NEW FIGHT CLUB MURAL FOR WOOD STREET WALLS IN LONDON

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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

STREET LIFE | SHEPARD FAIREY & ARYZ GO BIG IN DETROIT

May 26, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | SHEPARD FAIREY & ARYZ GO BIG IN DETROIT

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Detroit has long been an expansive and abandoned wasteland covered in primitive wall scribbling and gang graffiti, but in the past few years its become a mecca of street art and an outdoor gallery for the world’s top talent. To crown that distinction, Shepard Fairey—in town for Read More