Posts Tagged ‘Street Art’

OPENINGS | DFACE AT ABOVE SECOND GALLERY AND EVISU FLAGSHIP, HONG KONG

May 22, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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British street artist and Stolen Space London proprietor D*Face made his own run on Hong Kong during last week's Art Basel HK fair with a solo show, Honestly Dishonest at Above Second Gallery and an art installation at the Evisu HK flagship store. Featuring the painter's trademark remixed imagery, both shows exemplified the Mr Face's postmodern Read More

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STREET LIFE | THE NEW HOUSTON & BOWERY WALL BY COPE 2 IN NYC

May 21, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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The wall at Houston & Broadway has been a street art institution since the 80s when Keith Haring inaugurated it with his legendary mural. Since then, it's hosted paintings by modern masters like Os Gemeos, Maya Hayuk, and Shepard Fairey, and as of last week, the OG South Bronx-based graffiti writer COPE 2 who just wrapped up work on his own mural made up of layers of colorful pop elements and his own signature along with the tags of Read More

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FIRST LOOOK | INSIDE TODD JAMES’ “SECRET GARDEN” AT GALLERIA PATRICIA ARMOCIDA, MILAN

May 19, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Following his recent New York show in March that saw him working a bit more loosely & experimentally, Todd James' current show, Secret Garden that opened in Milan at Galleria Patricia Armocida last week sees the artist returning his focus to familiar subject matter, exploring the visual themes of naked girls & Somali pirates with renewed vigor. In this round of works, however, Read More

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STREET LIFE | NEW WILDLIFE BY ROA IN MALAGA, SPAIN

May 13, 2014  |  Street Art  |  Comments Off

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Belgian street artist ROA introduced an unnatural city resident into the urban habitat with this giant new Veiled Chameleon mural on the wall of the Lola Hotel in Malaga, Spain.

 

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MIDDLE EAST | POSE + REVOK AT THE MINE, DUBAI

May 10, 2014  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Following large-scale shows and mural projects in the States, tag team art duo and MSK brothers POSE & REVOK (aka, the decidedly less imposing Jordan Nickel & Jason Williams) took their show on the road to Dubai with an eponymous joint exhibition that Read More

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PERFORMANCE | JR’S “LES BOSQUETS” PREMIERES AT THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET

May 9, 2014  |  art, Culture  |  Comments Off

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Best known for his global Inside-Out public art program, French wunderkind JR brought his streetwise vision to the world of dance for the first time last week when his first-ever ballet, Les Bosquets debuted at the New York City Ballet. Coordinated Read More

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STREET LIFE | JR x PHARRELL “GIRLS” IN LA

May 8, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Supertouch buddies JR & Pharrell collaborated in LA on a new mural featuring images of girls who submitted their photos to the singer for Skateboard P's new "Girls" album as part of JR's global InsideOut street art project.

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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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“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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