Street Art // Wednesday, January 29, 2014
For the next year, this Maersk container painted by Askew will be on tour in various locations. The New Zealand based-artist painted two abstract faces in what we believe is some of his best work outside of lettering yet.
Graffiti // Sunday, November 10, 2013
This Wednesday, November 13, 2013, Askew will be having his first solo exhibition in Sydney, Australia at The Tate Gallery. The show entitled “The Evolving Face” will feature new work from the prolific New Zealand graffiti writer. The following photos are from The Opening Hours who caught up with Askew in his studio as he prepares for his new show.
Graffiti // Friday, November 01, 2013
Both Askew and Omens should be feeling pretty good about this piece.
Graffiti // Tuesday, October 22, 2013
These two members of TMD crew from Auckland are in a whole different style category. This truck just went up in property value no doubt.
Graffiti // Friday, October 18, 2013
In hope to renovate his studio into an exhibition and showroom space, Askew created “Inferno,” which is essentially a huge painted canvas cut down into 32 pieces and available for purchase on his website. There are still a few left, maybe one will look good on your wall?
Graffiti // Monday, September 30, 2013
Tag and throw up hybrid piece in Brisbane, Australia courtesy of Askew, and it’s too gooooood!
Graffiti // Tuesday, September 17, 2013
No big deal. Just a thousand color burner on a clean train and over the windows with the word Askew. Painted on a lunch break.
Graffiti // Friday, August 30, 2013
Askew found a pristine NS flat car and made on of those pretty graff spray painting on it.
Graffiti // Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Last weekend, New Zealand-based graffiti writer, Askew, opened his show “Entropy” at Inner State Gallery in Detroit. While in town, the artist painted a massive portrait of his fellow crewmember Nekst who left his mark all over Detroit before his unexpected passing. The wall presents Nekst holding a bottle of champagne and a large knife, with his large tag in blood red in the background.
Illustration // Friday, August 23, 2013
Opening on August 23rd at Detroit’s Inner State Gallery, Entropy is ASKEW’s first international solo exhibition. Through this new body of work "Entropy" further refines Askew's unique method of portraiture where the medium and portrait's subject become a metaphor for a much bigger conversation....