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Previews: Tom Sachs – “American Handmade Paintings” @...

arrestedmotion.com March 29, 2014
Previews: Tom Sachs – “American Handmade Paintings” @ Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac (Marais)

Opening as we speak, the Marais location of Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac is hosting the reception for Tom Sachs' new show. The title of the new works, American... [Read more]

Openings: Augustine Kofie & Moneyless – “Assioma” @...

arrestedmotion.com March 22, 2014
Openings: Augustine Kofie & Moneyless – “Assioma” @ Avantgarden Gallery

Augustine Kofie (featured) and Teo Pirisi aka Moneyless met for the first time in San Francisco back in 2010, and ever since they've been both friends and... [Read more]

Contests / Releases: Tim Doyle – “Springfield” Prints

arrestedmotion.com March 17, 2014
Contests / Releases: Tim Doyle – “Springfield” Prints

For fans of Tim Doyle out there, you may have enjoyed our article about his recently closed show at Spoke Art in San Francisco. UnReal Estate III featured... [Read more]

Overtime: March 3 – March 9

arrestedmotion.com March  9, 2014
Overtime: March 3 – March 9

More stories from the week that ended March 9 (click on bolded words for more information): Parker Ito's show where he gave all of the pieces he created... [Read more]

Previews: Shepard Fairey @ Halsey Institute of...

arrestedmotion.com March  3, 2014
Previews: Shepard Fairey @ Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art

As previously mentioned, Shepard Fairey (featured) is currently in his studio preparing for his upcoming exhibition The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs in... [Read more]

Previews: Daniel Arsham – “Kick the Tires and Light the...

arrestedmotion.com March  3, 2014
Previews: Daniel Arsham – “Kick the Tires and Light the Fires” @ OHWOW Gallery

On April 5th, the OHWOW Gallery in Los Angeles will be hosting new works from Daniel Arsham entitled Kick the Tires and Light the Fires. The American artist... [Read more]

Streets: Os Gemeos (San Francisco)

arrestedmotion.com February 23, 2014
Streets: Os Gemeos (San Francisco)

Thanks to The Lugagge Store Gallery in San Francisco, the other day we finally got a chance to check out up close and snap some exclusive shots of the Os... [Read more]

Pow! Wow! Hawaii! and PangeaSeed — 200 ft. Mural in...

whitewallssf.com February 21, 2014
Pow! Wow! Hawaii! and PangeaSeed — 200 ft. Mural in Honolulu (Warholian)

Pow! Wow! Hawaii! is an international arts festival held in Honolulu, Hawaii which many of our favorite artists participate in. This is the fifth year for... [Read more]

Tristan Eaton New Mural For POW! WOW! 2014 - Honolulu,...

streetartnews.net February 21, 2014
Tristan Eaton New Mural For POW! WOW! 2014 - Honolulu, Hawaii

Tristan Eaton was also part of the line-up of POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014 where he spent a few days in Honolulu working on this massive new piece.The American... [Read more]

Cyrcle New Mural For POW! WOW! 2014 - Honolulu, Hawaii

streetartnews.net February 20, 2014
Cyrcle New Mural For POW! WOW! 2014 - Honolulu, Hawaii

While we last heard from them in Miami (covered), Cyrcle are now in Honolulu where they just wrapped up this sweet new piece.In town for the always excellent... [Read more]

The Philosophies Propelling The World’s Most Famous...

banksyt-shirts.com February 20, 2014
The Philosophies Propelling The World’s Most Famous Street Artist

Ever heard of Carol Diehl? Well, we have. *ahem* Diehl is an American artist, art critic and poet, born in Philadelphia, or ‘Philly’, as most... [Read more]

Showing: George Condo – “Ink Drawings” @ Skarstedt...

arrestedmotion.com February 19, 2014
Showing: George Condo – “Ink Drawings” @ Skarstedt Gallery (London)

Currently showing through April 5th at the Skarstedt Gallery is a new solo featuring Ink Drawings from George Condo. The new works on paper by the American... [Read more]

Andrew Schoultz New Mural For POW! WOW! 2014 - Honolulu,...

streetartnews.net February 19, 2014
Andrew Schoultz New Mural For POW! WOW! 2014 - Honolulu, Hawaii

The side of the building in the Kaka'Ako District of Honolulu just got hooked up with this impressive mural by Andrew Schoultz. Over the last week the... [Read more]

POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Inti

arrestedmotion.com February 18, 2014
POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Inti

After long days of working under hot Hawaiian sun, another participating artist the of POW! WOW! Hawaii festival, Inti, recently finished his mural. Known... [Read more]

Tim Hussey: True Story

obeygiant.com February 18, 2014
Tim Hussey: True Story

My friend since middle school, Tim Hussey will be doing a show on March 8 of his new paintings at Launch LA.  Tim and I skateboarded together and compared... [Read more]

POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Augustine Kofie x Defer

arrestedmotion.com February 17, 2014
POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Augustine Kofie x Defer

Augustine Kofie (featured) was one of the first artists to finish his mural for POW! WOW! Hawaii this year. With his artistic background having a strong... [Read more]

POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: James Jean

arrestedmotion.com February 16, 2014
POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: James Jean

James Jean was one of the secret surprises of this year's POW! WOW! Hawaii festival in Honolulu. The American artist was invited to the event as a guest... [Read more]

White Walls Exclusive: Interview with Jet Martinez

whitewallssf.com February 15, 2014
White Walls Exclusive: Interview with Jet Martinez

(Jet Martinez painting a wall inside the gallery. Photo credit: Derek Marcario) Jet Martinez’s latest solo show City of Eternal Springtime opened last week... [Read more]

Showing: “This Is Not A Toy” @ Design Exchange

arrestedmotion.com February 15, 2014
Showing: “This Is Not A Toy” @ Design Exchange

Currently showing at the Design Exchange in Toronto is a show curated by Pharrell Williams entitled This Is Not A Toy. An avid collector himself, the... [Read more]

The Addison Museum of American Art acquires painting!!

12ozprophet.com February 15, 2014
The Addison Museum of American Art acquires painting!!

Recently the Addison Museum of American Art acquired my painting , “Life in the fast lane”. Really excited about this! Here is a cool article written about... [Read more]

Michael Mararian - New print

5piecesgallery.blogspot.co.uk February 14, 2014
Michael Mararian - New print

New affordable art print by American painter Michael Mararian available: http://bit.ly/18Dnn5E Michael Mararian (1965, Andover/USA) often focuses on children... [Read more]

Ron English New Mural For POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014 -...

streetartnews.net February 14, 2014
Ron English New Mural For POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014 - Kaka'Ako, Honolulu

Ron English is also in Hawaii for POW! WOW! 2014 where he spent the last few days working on this massive new piece.The American legend quickly worked his... [Read more]

James Jean New Mural For POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014 - Honolulu

streetartnews.net February 14, 2014
James Jean New Mural For POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014 - Honolulu

After 4 days of work, James Jean just completed this beautiful new piece for the POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014 Festival in Honolulu.James Jean is a Taiwanese... [Read more]

Pow! Wow! ’14 / Streets: Know Hope

arrestedmotion.com February 14, 2014
Pow! Wow! ’14 / Streets: Know Hope

American-born and Tel Aviv-based artist, Know Hope, is one of the artists taking part in this year's Pow! Wow! Hawaii event in Honolulu. Although he... [Read more]

Nychos x Buff Monster Work In Progress For POW! WOW!...

streetartnews.net February 12, 2014
Nychos x Buff Monster Work In Progress For POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014 - Honolulu

Vienna-based Nychos is back in Hawaii for POW! WOW! 2014 and this time he teamed up with the legendary Buff Monster to work on this new mural.The newly... [Read more]

Overtime: Feb 3 – Feb 9

arrestedmotion.com February  9, 2014
Overtime: Feb 3 – Feb 9

More stories from the week that ended Feb 9 (click on bolded words for more information): Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth to show Hans Haacke piece in... [Read more]

Jade // Pompas de jabón, Peru

urbankulturblog.com February  3, 2014
Jade // Pompas de jabón, Peru

As I’ve mentioned on several occasions in the past, there’s a distinctive quality to a lot of South American street art that I really like. I’m beginning to... [Read more]

Brett Amory: Twenty-Four in London

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk February  3, 2014
Brett Amory: Twenty-Four in London

Lazarides  is pleased to present Twenty-Four in London, a continuation of the critically acclaimed ‘Waiting’ series by American contemporary artist Brett... [Read more]

Opening: Jim Houser – “A Position On a Map” @ Patricia...

arrestedmotion.com February  3, 2014
Opening: Jim Houser – “A Position On a Map” @ Patricia Armocida

Galleria Patricia Armocida in Milan recently opened A Position On a Map, a new solo show by Jim Houser (previewed). This is American artist's second solo... [Read more]

Stinkfish New Street Pieces - Bogota, Colombia

streetartnews.net February  1, 2014
Stinkfish New Street Pieces - Bogota, Colombia

While we last heard from him a few weeks ago in Santa Marta (covered), Stinkfish is now back in Bogota where he just finished working on a small series of... [Read more]

The Story of an Artist: Victor Gastelum

stencilarchive.org January 31, 2014
The Story of an Artist: Victor Gastelum

Artist Interview The Story Of An Artist: Victor Gastelum Interview with Victor Gastelum. “Victor is the fifth Beatle, he is the silent one that no... [Read more]

Gaia "Kurema, Kureba, Kwiga" New Mural - Baltimore, USA

streetartnews.net January 31, 2014
Gaia "Kurema, Kureba, Kwiga" New Mural - Baltimore, USA

Gaia recently stopped by Southwest Baltimore, USA where he spent a few days working on this sweet new piece.The American street artist dropped "Kurema,... [Read more]

If you’re into street culture and you’d like to win...

blog.globalstreetart.com January 31, 2014
If you’re into street culture and you’d like to win...

If you’re into street culture and you’d like to win a *paid* year as Boxfresh’s European street photographer, then check out this little article we wrote for... [Read more]

Press Release: “I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet”...

whitewallssf.com January 31, 2014
Press Release: “I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet” by Olek

White Walls Presents: I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet White Walls is pleased to announce I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet by Polish... [Read more]

Openings: Jason Thielke – “Monuments” @ David B. Smith...

arrestedmotion.com January 30, 2014
Openings: Jason Thielke – “Monuments” @ David B. Smith Gallery

AM was on hand for the opening night of Jason Thielke's (interviewed) third solo show at Denver's David B. Smith Gallery. Deviating from his trademark female... [Read more]

Showing: Amanda Marie – “I Was Just Thinking” @ White Walls

arrestedmotion.com January 29, 2014
Showing: Amanda Marie – “I Was Just Thinking” @ White Walls

White Walls Gallery in San Francisco recently opened a solo show by American painter and stencilist Amanda Marie. The show titled I Was Just Thinking, opened... [Read more]

Overtime: Jan 20 – Jan 26

arrestedmotion.com January 26, 2014
Overtime: Jan 20 – Jan 26

More stories from the week ended Jan 26 (click on bolded words for more info): Jeff Koons balloon rabbit installed in lobby of new IBM building on 51... [Read more]

The Not Art Stencil is Meant to Inspire Wonder

stencilarchive.org January 23, 2014
The Not Art Stencil is Meant to Inspire Wonder

News Articles The ‘Not Art’ Stencil Project Is Meant to Inspire ‘Wonder’The tagger responsible for one of the most prominent outdoor art stencils talks... [Read more]

Green Power print

obeygiant.com January 22, 2014
Green Power print

This “Green Power” poster is part of the art I’m working on for my upcoming POWER m honored to be showing there concurrently with Jasper Johns.   My show... [Read more]

Release: Originals by Joe Grillo, Judith Supine & John...

blog.papermonster.net March 11, 2014

To be released Thursday March 13th, 2014 around 12noon EST. We are excited to welcome artist Joe Grillo to the site! Joe has pulled out a handful of mixed... [Read more]

Conservatives Seize the Sub Par Counter-Culture -...

americanthinker.com February 19, 2014

American Thinker Conservatives Seize the Sub Par Counter-CultureAmerican ThinkerIn the United States, political poster artists such as Shepherd Fairey,... [Read more]

Arab American Museum Shows Arab Spring Protest Art -...

voanews.com February 11, 2014

Arab American Museum Shows Arab Spring Protest ArtVoice of AmericaDEARBORN, MICH. — In many countries throughout the Middle East and North Africa, walls and... [Read more]

TV comedian behind 'Dumb Starbucks' in Los Angeles -...

dailyamerican.com February 11, 2014

TV comedian behind 'Dumb Starbucks' in Los AngelesDaily American OnlineCanadian comedian Nathan Fielder of the Comedy Central show "Nathan For You" comes... [Read more]

Chile cool: art, music and graffiti in laid-back...

theguardian.com February  7, 2014

The Guardian Chile cool: art, music and graffiti in laid-back ValparaísoThe GuardianOne of the best ways to appreciate all this public art is to take a... [Read more]

Painting the Wall: Contributing to a Legacy - Palestine...

english.pnn.ps January 31, 2014

Painting the Wall: Contributing to a LegacyPalestine News NetworkEarly Thursday morning, I met with a young local man named Mahamoud and American Pastor... [Read more]

A 2013 Collection from Isaac Cordal

streetartutopia.com January 30, 2014

American dream. San Jose, California, USA. Brainwashed. Capitolia, California, USA. Follow-the-leaders. San Jose, California, USA. Funeral for a concrete... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey Goes Green With a New Limited Edition...

complex.com January 24, 2014

Complex.com Shepard Fairey Goes Green With a New Limited Edition PrintComplex.comJust a few weeks after he dropped his punk-inspired Slice It Up piece,... [Read more]

George Zimmerman Goes Shepard Fairey For His Latest Piece...

thewire.com January 23, 2014

MiamiHerald.com George Zimmerman Goes Shepard Fairey For His Latest Piece of 'Art'The WireLest you forget, Shepard Fairey paid quite the price when he... [Read more]

Hasten Hebrew Academy of Indianapolis Wins ACLU...

aclu.org January 22, 2014

Hasten Hebrew Academy of Indianapolis Wins ACLU Constitution Day Wall of ...American Civil Liberties Union News and InformationThe contest was judged by... [Read more]

Many Happy Returns To...'Led Zeppelin' - Stereoboard.com

stereoboard.com January 22, 2014

Stereoboard.com Many Happy Returns To...'Led Zeppelin'Stereoboard.comThis year will see Led Zeppelin's first three albums getting the reissue treatment,... [Read more]