Street Art // Friday, April 04, 2014
Multidisciplinary artist, Jay Shells, has recently been creating legitimate looking signs containing rap quotes that reference specific locations in New York. After compiling over 30 signs, Shells set out installing these signs in the locations mentioned in the quotes. The artist has quoted many well-known rappers such as Jay Z, Mos Def, Kanye West, Gza, Nas, Jeru the Damaja, DJ Premier, and many more.
Street Art // Wednesday, March 19, 2014
As we noted the other day, our good friends at Nuart were in Berlin, curating and organizing "Project M/3" with Urban Nation. As they do every year in Stavanger, Norway, Nuart brought together a roster of international, national and emerging names in Street Art...
Street Art // Friday, March 14, 2014
Amazingly, March 15 will mark the third anniversary of the ongoing Syria conflict, and groups from around the world are continuing various awareness campaigns for the citizens of Syria and demanded a stop to the bloodshed inside the country. In our world, the art world, Banksy has lent his iconic "Girl With the Red Balloon" for the #WithSyria awareness campaign....
Street Art // Friday, March 14, 2014
Our good friends at Nuart are in Berlin at the moment, curating and organzing "Project M/3" with Urban Nation. As they do every year in Stavanger, Norway, Nuart will be bring together a roster of international, national and emerging names in Street Art, and for Berlin, they have brought together Martha Cooper COOPER (US), DotDotDot (NO), Ernest Zacharevic (LT), Varoius and Gould (DE), M-CITY (PL), Levalet (FR), Plotbot (DE), Martin Whatson (NO), Evol (DE), and BUFF DISS (AUS) for the festival.
Street Art // Tuesday, March 04, 2014
A London instituition was taken over this past Friday night, literally titled the "Hackney Wick Takeover" at the V & A Museum in London. This was the third "takeover" in a series of Friday Late Takeovers that invites London’s creative communities to take over the Museum for an evening, presenting a range of music, art, design, architecture and more. The Hackney Wick takeover featured artists such as Paul Insect, Sweet Toof, Charlotte Papon, Manos Chatzikonstantis, and more. Our friend Butterfly went and shot the opening...
Street Art // Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Swoon will be creating a monumental site-specific installation in the fifth-floor rotunda of the Brooklyn Museum. Swoon: Submerged Motherlands will transform the gallery into a fantastic landscape and immersive experience, and will be on view from April 11 through August 24, 2014. The installation centers on a monumental sculptural tree, which will rise into the 72-foot-high dome, with a constructed environment at its base...
Street Art // Friday, February 21, 2014
The Free 4 All Walls project in Windsor, Ontario has recently seen additions by artists Nosego, Persue, Above, Xray, Kwest, Elicsr, Ben Frost, Denial, and Nekoes. The large-scale public mural project takes dull walls that were subject to vandalism and replaces them with dynamic murals. Each work has been geographically dependent, reflecting upon its individual site and specific community.
Street Art // Tuesday, February 18, 2014
There is no question that C215 is one of the most unique and accomplished stencil artists working today, who had dedicated himself to both getting stencils on the streets of Europe as well as developing a gallery career. "Back to Black" is C215's first show at Stolenspace in London, and our friend Butterfly shot some photos from the opening...
Street Art // Monday, February 10, 2014
As we previously noted, Maya Hayuk was up to bat on the famed Houston & Bowery wall in Manhattan, just after Swoon completed a mural a few months back. Now Maya has completed the wall, and in the midst of the snow and cold in NYC, this is a bit of geometric shine for the neighborhood.
Street Art // Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Waone of the surrealist muralist duo, Interesni Kazk,i has been trekking through India and occasionally leaving one of his otherworldly pieces behind. The one is on the side of a small weathered building and is entitled “Time for Change.” It's located in Kairalinagar, Varkala, Kerala, India.