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Overtime: March 17 – March 23

arrestedmotion.com March 23, 2014
Overtime: March 17 – March 23

More stories from the week that ended March 23 (click on bolded words for more information): Andrew Russeth reviews Jordan Wolfson exhibition at David... [Read more]

Previews: “Espionage II” @ Copro Gallery

arrestedmotion.com March 21, 2014
Previews: “Espionage II” @ Copro Gallery

Tomorrow night, March 22nd, the Copro Gallery in Los Angeles will be opening a group show entitled Espionage II, a followup to an exhibition they put on... [Read more]

Overtime: Feb 24 – March 2

arrestedmotion.com March  2, 2014
Overtime: Feb 24 – March 2

More stories from the week that ended March 2 (click on bolded words for more information): Justin Adian s fiscal woes. Protest organized at... [Read more]

Overtime: Feb 17 – Feb 23

arrestedmotion.com February 23, 2014
Overtime: Feb 17 – Feb 23

More stories from the week that ended Feb 23 (click on bolded words for more information): Alex Israel's California sky billboard featuring detail of L.A.... [Read more]

Setup: Jacob Hashimoto – “Gas Giant” @ MOCA Pacific...

arrestedmotion.com February 10, 2014
Setup: Jacob Hashimoto – “Gas Giant” @ MOCA Pacific Design Center

Jacob Hashimoto’s Gas Giant will be on view at MOCA Pacific Design Center from March 1 to June 8, but we were able to visit (courtesy of Martha Otero) the... [Read more]

Install Photos: Olek’s “I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My...

whitewallssf.com February  8, 2014
Install Photos: Olek’s “I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet”

Photo credit: Derek Macario Olek’s I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet opens tonight (RSVP) in the White Walls Project Space and features a colorful... [Read more]

Meggs New Mural For Branded Arts - Venice Beach, California

streetartnews.net February  8, 2014
Meggs New Mural For Branded Arts - Venice Beach, California

Before flying to Honlulu for POW! WOW! Hawaii, Meggs was in California where he hooked up with Branded Arts to work on this new piece.Initially recognised... [Read more]

Faring Purth Repairs “Etty” In Rochester for Wall Therapy

brooklynstreetart.com February  3, 2014
Faring Purth Repairs “Etty” In Rochester for Wall Therapy

Street Artist Faring Purth is in many places and none of them as she likes tor travel and paint and couch surf a bit – whether its Boston and Rochester or... [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]

Liliwenn New Mural - Los Angeles, USA

streetartnews.net February  3, 2014
Liliwenn New Mural - Los Angeles, USA

Liliwenn was recently in Los Angeles where she managed to work on this new piece with the help of LA's Known Gallery.In town for the solo exhibition of... [Read more]

Overtime: Jan 27 – Feb 2

arrestedmotion.com February  2, 2014
Overtime: Jan 27 – Feb 2

More stories from the week that ended Feb 2 (click on bolded words for more information): Roger Ballen's releases book based on photographs with Die... [Read more]

Press Release: “Hunting Season” by Melanie Alves

whitewallssf.com February  1, 2014
Press Release: “Hunting Season” by Melanie Alves

White Walls Project Space Presents: Hunting Season      White Walls Project Space is pleased to present Hunting Season by San Francisco-based... [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]

Upcoming: Olek at White Walls

whitewallssf.com January 30, 2014
Upcoming: Olek at White Walls

Boys, Oakland, California 2013 Polish crochet artist extraordinaire, Olek will be exhibiting at White Walls February 8 through March 8. The artist who... [Read more]

Skate: The Zoo York Post - Zoo Long Beach

12ozprophet.com January 23, 2014
Skate: The Zoo York Post - Zoo Long Beach

Escape the eastern tundra and head out west to sunny California with the Zoo York team in their latest episode of The Zoo York Post, starring Brandon... [Read more]

RAINBOW WARRIOR – Sightings in Guatemala

endlesscanvas.com January 22, 2014
RAINBOW WARRIOR – Sightings in Guatemala

We asked our friend Sarah Sexton to do a short write up about the Rainbow Warrior phenomenon.  Here is what she had to say: “Recently I traveled to the... [Read more]

Refraction New work from Fishe, Sinner and Dreye

graffuturism.com January 17, 2014
Refraction New work from Fishe, Sinner and Dreye

SURVIVE LA // MIAMI CAPSTONE from SURVIVE | ART + DESIGN | MMXIII on Vimeo. Dont miss this chance to see “Refraction” and a collective body... [Read more]

Refraction New work from Fishe, Siner and Dreye

graffuturism.com January 17, 2014
Refraction New work from Fishe, Siner and Dreye

SURVIVE LA // MIAMI CAPSTONE from SURVIVE | ART + DESIGN | MMXIII on Vimeo.   Dont miss this chance to see “Refraction” and a collective... [Read more]

Zio Ziegler x Bumblebee New Mural - Venice, California

streetartnews.net January  6, 2014
Zio Ziegler x Bumblebee New Mural - Venice, California

Branded Art is at it again with this new collaboration which was just organised between Zio Ziegler and Bumblebee somewhere on the streets of Venice,... [Read more]

Saber: The Ugly American at The Outsiders, Soho

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk December 26, 2013
Saber: The Ugly American at The Outsiders, Soho

En garde for one of the biggest names in international urban art, when Saber’s The Ugly American exhibition starts the 2014 program at The Outsiders London... [Read more]

Streets: Risk, Meggs, Insa, Uglar, Echo – Abandoned Water...

arrestedmotion.com December 17, 2013
Streets: Risk, Meggs, Insa, Uglar, Echo – Abandoned Water Park Project

One of our contributing photographers in the past, Birdman, recently arranged for some artists to paint in an abandoned water park located somewhere in the... [Read more]

Mike Kershnar

fatcap.com November 25, 2013
Mike Kershnar

Mike Kershnar visited Paris for a new exhibition. The opportunity to discover his style and universe between street art, skateboarding and California. Read... [Read more]

Over 125 New Uploads to the Stencil Archive

stencilarchive.org April  7, 2014

Stencil Archive News What do April Showers bring? Less drought and more stencils…..Thanks to everybody who submitted work for this upload.Musika... [Read more]

Working in LA

endoftheline.co March 12, 2014

Last week EndoftheLine were on the sunny shores of southern California. How we miss it so... Here's a little recap of what we got up to; [Read more]

California small businesses on a mission in Mexico - 89.3...

scpr.org February 14, 2014

California small businesses on a mission in Mexico89.3 KPCCThis Creative Commons photo shows "Obey Giant" posters affixed to a wall under a billboard. The... [Read more]

Canadian comic Nathan Fielder behind 'Dumb Starbucks'...

ctvnews.ca February 10, 2014

Canadian comic Nathan Fielder behind 'Dumb Starbucks' coffee shopCTV NewsLOS ANGELES -- It was a caffeine-charged Hollywood whodunit: Who created the "Dumb... [Read more]

Plan To Split California Into 6 States Would Create 6...

la.curbed.com February  6, 2014

Plan To Split California Into 6 States Would Create 6 DystopiasCurbed LABay-area tech types have been getting a lot of flak lately for the totally... [Read more]

NY: ‘City as Canvas’ Exhibits Graffiti at the Museum of...

puregraffiti.com February  5, 2014

UPTOWN MagazineThe Museum of the City of New York has a new graffiti exhibition entitled City As Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection. Martin... [Read more]

Mysteries of Nature Explode from Layers of Stacked Paper

mymodernmet.com February  2, 2014

Liquid Hymn is an explosion of colors and natural forms that burst with life from layers of ink, pencil, and stacked paper. Created by Oakland-based artist... [Read more]

Press Release: “City of Eternal Springtime” by Jet Martinez

whitewallssf.com January 31, 2014

Shooting Gallery Presents: City of Eternal Springtime Shooting Gallery is pleased to present City of Eternal Springtime by Jet Martinez. The opening... [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]

Spraying Bricks - The Mission, San Francisco

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk January 29, 2014

Just before the turn of the year the team at Spraying Bricks were fortunate enough to be invited by none other than London based artist Word To Mother, for... [Read more]

Banksy Vandal Arrested in California - KUTV 2News

kutv.com January 28, 2014

KUTV 2News Banksy Vandal Arrested in CaliforniaKUTV 2NewsKUTV.com | Stories - Banksy Vandal Arrested in California. Tuesday, January 28 2014, 02:05 PM... [Read more]

Banksy Vandal Arrested in California - KUTV 2News

kutv.com January 28, 2014

Banksy Vandal Arrested in CaliforniaKUTV 2NewsKUTV.com | Stories - Banksy Vandal Arrested in California. Tuesday, January 28 2014, 04:16 PM MST. Banksy... [Read more]

Colombiana conquista California a través del 'Stencil' -...

elespectador.com January 26, 2014

ElEspectador.com Colombiana conquista California a través del 'Stencil'ElEspectador.comPero, para mencionar algunos nombres: Shepard Fairey, David Choe,... [Read more]

The State of The State of California Address - Santa...

santabarbaraview.com January 25, 2014

The State of The State of California AddressSanta Barbara ViewEl_smurfo { Yup...litter. garbage. Refuse. Banksy is clever, has a sense of humor and a social... [Read more]

Art galleries and museums: Ventura's Red Brick Gallery's...

vcstar.com January 24, 2014

Art galleries and museums: Ventura's Red Brick Gallery's anniversaryVentura County StarFeatured artists include Tracey Ermin, Shepard Fairey, Jonathan Yeo... [Read more]

Art galleries and museums: Ventura's Red Brick Gallery's...

vcstar.com January 24, 2014

Art galleries and museums: Ventura's Red Brick Gallery's anniversaryVentura County StarFeatured artists include Tracey Ermin, Shepard Fairey, Jonathan Yeo... [Read more]

15-Foot-Tall Crocheted Doilies Consume Gallery Walls

mymodernmet.com January 22, 2014

Keeping Up Appearances is an ongoing, site-specific installation project by Ashley V. Blalock in which she strings up huge crocheted, web-like doilies... [Read more]

About 100 new uploads to Stencil Archive

stencilarchive.org January 21, 2014

Stencil Archive News Photo distractions for a lazy Monday ::::: 19,300 photos in the Stencil Archive and counting! Thanks for the submissions and... [Read more]

LA Art Show 2014 | Mural Conservency of Los Angeles...

keepdrafting.com January 15, 2014

California Convergence  24 x 24 x  1 5/8 inches, 2013 Found paper, acrylic, ball point pen, white-out , screenprint Framed in mahogany lattice   Will L.A.... [Read more]

OAKLAND: Crafting a New California Art Scene - wandermelon

wandermelon.com January 11, 2014

wandermelon OAKLAND: Crafting a New California Art Scenewandermelon“Let her sing! Let her sing,” insisted a young woman as she pushed her friend to the... [Read more]

"Vacancy," Lilli Carré, and the rest of your weekend in...

chicagoreader.com January  9, 2014

"Vacancy," Lilli Carré, and the rest of your weekend in visual artsChicago ReaderRead Deanna Isaacs's piece about the exhibit "Paint Paste Sticker: Chicago... [Read more]

Museums in Southern California offering free admission on...

latimes.com January  8, 2014

Washington Post Museums in Southern California offering free admission on Jan. 25Los Angeles Times9. The Museums Free-for-All program is organized by... [Read more]

Press Release: “The Guerneville Goose” at Shooting Gallery

whitewallssf.com January  8, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Shooting Gallery- Justin Giarla [email protected]   Shooting Gallery Presents: The Guerneville Goose... [Read more]

Will California Bullet Train Start Work Soon Or Is It...

la.curbed.com January  4, 2014

Will California Bullet Train Start Work Soon Or Is It Totally F'd?Curbed LA2012_11_chsrsocal-thumb.jpg California high-speed rail officials remain bullish on... [Read more]

Andrew Myers' Incredible Art Made of Countless Screws

mymodernmet.com January  3, 2014

California-based artist Andrew Myers, best known for his screw art pieces, continues to astound us with his body of work. Each meticulously crafted creation... [Read more]

UFOs Over California? - KQED (blog)

blogs.kqed.org January  2, 2014

KQED (blog) UFOs Over California?KQED (blog)Meanwhile, some news about a mysterious crop circle near Salinas, which appears to be either the work of... [Read more]

Controversial Banksy 'Christmas Card' Goes Viral Again...

huffingtonpost.com December 19, 2013

Controversial Banksy 'Christmas Card' Goes Viral Again (PHOTO)Huffington PostA graffiti attributed to secretive British artist Banksy depicting a child... [Read more]

Controversial Banksy 'Christmas Card' Goes Viral Again...

huffingtonpost.com December 18, 2013

Controversial Banksy 'Christmas Card' Goes Viral Again (PHOTO)Huffington PostA graffiti attributed to secretive British artist Banksy depicting a child... [Read more]