Graffiti // Thursday, January 09, 2014
Tonight, legendary New York Graffiti writer and artist, Daze, will be having a solo exhibition entitled “Indigo Dreams” at TT Underground in New York. An important figure of the graffiti scene of the ‘70s and ‘80s, Daze will be showing new paintings, sculptures and prints. Some of the themes and ideas the artist is working around are Bluesman, abandoned tunnels, The Big Boss, nighttime street scenes, sexy women, and tough guys. The opening reception tonight is from 6 – 9 P.M. and the exhibition runs through the 19th of January.
Street Art // Thursday, January 02, 2014
In preparation for his first solo exhibition in New York entitled “”Love Lock: Cycle of Violence,” Jesse Hazelip boldy acquired three tattoos on his eyebrows and the back of his forearms and head. Each of these tattoos corresponds with his exhibition that will explore themes of injustices within our legal system and underlying corruption in the prison industrial complex. For the opening reception, Hazelip will be occupying a replicated site-specific jail cell made of plexiglass that will be built to the size of a solitary confinement unit (six by nine feet).
Graffiti // Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Last week, Parisian graffiti writers, Skubb and Mosa, opened a new exhibition entitled “Yildun” at Galerie Association d'Idées in Marseille, France. Inspired loosely by cosmic science fiction, the two artists new abstract work was created using various mediums and was all in black and white.
Graffiti // Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Tomorrow, November 7, 2013, Parisian artists, Mosa and Skubb, will be having an exhibition at Galerie Association d'Idées in Marseille, France. Enititled “Yildun,” the two members of PAL crew will be showing new work inspired by cosmic science fiction and of course, graffiti.
Graffiti // Monday, October 14, 2013
This Thursday October 17th, aNYTHING will be hosting a release party for a new zine entitled “Time Well Spent.” Based around graffiti culture, this rag documents traveling through the East Coast and Middle America, highlighting a handful of writers.
Graffiti // Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Focusing on the power of the letter with an emphasis on urban calligraphy, HyperGraphia is a group exhibition that opened last weekat BC Gallery in Berlin. From New York style graffiti tags to Middle Eastern influenced calligraphy, the exhibition features the work of Sowat, Max Rippon, Heiko Zahlmann, Sohead, Tilt, Vincent Abadie Hafez and Os+Fortes. Check out some of the work on display for this exhibition that runs through October 27, 2013.
Street Art // Friday, July 12, 2013
Last week, DMV crewmember, Blo opened his exhibition “La Petite Mort” at Open Walls Gallery in Berlin, Germany. Here is a selection of some of the work that was presented by the artist. The exhibition runs through July 27, 2013.
Graffiti // Friday, June 14, 2013
Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Gris1's most recent installation and work from the "Public Provocation" exhibition at Colab Gallery in Switzerland.
Graffiti // Friday, June 14, 2013
Tonight, in Vancouver, British Columbia, “Keep it Kooky” opens with new installations from Kaput (Who was featured in our September 2011 printed issue) and Crums, with additional artwork from Cameo, Ben One, Wars, Admit, Oaph Ache, Noway and more. Things start late at 10pm and go all night with DJ’s, booze, and all the stuff that is associated with having a good time aka party.
Street Art // Saturday, June 08, 2013
The two-person exhibition Butcher’s Hook featuring the work of Jesse Hazelip and Jon Todd opens tonight, June 8, 2013 at Yves Laroche in Montreal, Quebec. Todd will be showing new expressionistic-like portrait paintings, while Hazelip’s work is ballpoint pen drawings and mixed media. Each have a very different esthetic but both share a common ground in focusing on suppressed and marginalized members of society.