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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]

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]

Openings: Tomoo Gokita @ Mary Boone Gallery (Chelsea)

arrestedmotion.com February 19, 2014
Openings: Tomoo Gokita @ Mary Boone Gallery (Chelsea)

Last month, AM paid a visit to the Mary Boone Gallery in Chelsea to enjoy new works from Tomoo Gokita. Working exclusively in shades of black and white for... [Read more]

Made in Chelsea

dotmaster.co.uk February 19, 2014
Made in Chelsea

Had a fun time with the ‘Made in Chelsea’ crew yesterday, the glamourous Sophie Hermann Victoria Baker-Harber lent a hand to paint some Dotmaster stuff on... [Read more]

Upcoming: Kevin Cyr – “Right Place, Right Time” @...

arrestedmotion.com February 18, 2014
Upcoming: Kevin Cyr – “Right Place, Right Time” @ Jonathan LeVine Gallery

This Saturday, February 22nd, Jonathan LeVine Gallery will be hosting the opening of Kevin Cyr's (interviewed) newest solo exhibition. Returning to the... [Read more]

Ludo says “Enjoy the Violence”

brooklynstreetart.com February 18, 2014
Ludo says “Enjoy the Violence”

Ludo is on the street right now in New York putting up his combinations of pretty and violent work, and he’s happy to be here. Thursday he will be ready to... [Read more]

From Dawson Street and Walton Avenue in the South Bronx...

streetartnyc.org February  6, 2014
From Dawson Street and Walton Avenue in the South Bronx to Alexander and Bonin in Chelsea: Works by John Ahearn and Rigoberto Torres

A stunningly evocative selection of life-like sculptures by John Ahearn, made in collaboration with Rigoberto Torres, is currently on exhibit at Alexander... [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]

Speaking with Pioneering Graffiti Writer and Photographer...

streetartnyc.org January 17, 2014
Speaking with Pioneering Graffiti Writer and Photographer FLINT

Back in the 1960’s, Flint Gennari was getting his name up, without even realizing that what he was doing was a precursor to modern graffiti.  It was... [Read more]

Overtime: Jan 6 – Jan 12

arrestedmotion.com January 12, 2014
Overtime: Jan 6 – Jan 12

More stories from the week that ended Jan 5 (click on bolded words for more information): Davina Semo's exhibition RUDER FORMS SURVIVE opens at... [Read more]

Upcoming: Li Hongbo – “Tools Of Study” @ Klein Sun Gallery

arrestedmotion.com January  9, 2014
Upcoming: Li Hongbo – “Tools Of Study” @ Klein Sun Gallery

During Art Basel Week in Miami, one of the artists that caught our attention was Li Hongbo and his flexible paper sculptures. Represented by the Klein Sun... [Read more]

Joseph Meloy, Enrico Oyama, Chris RWK, and Herb Smith aka...

streetartnyc.org January  8, 2014
Joseph Meloy, Enrico Oyama, Chris RWK, and Herb Smith aka Veng in “Beyond Literacy” at Chelsea’s Galerie Protégé

Opening this evening — from 6-8pm — at Chelsea’s Galerie Protégé, a handsome space at 197 9th Avenue, is Beyond Literacy, a selection of imaginative and... [Read more]

Previews: Tomoo Gokita @ Mary Boone Gallery (Chelsea)

arrestedmotion.com January  7, 2014
Previews: Tomoo Gokita @ Mary Boone Gallery (Chelsea)

This Saturday night at Mary Boone Gallery's Chelsea location (745 Fifth Ave.), Tomoo Gokita will be opening his new solo show. Featuring portraits done in... [Read more]

LA2 at Leila Heller Gallery for Young Collectors Exhibition

streetartnyc.org January  4, 2014
LA2 at Leila Heller Gallery for Young Collectors Exhibition

For its second annual Young Collectors Exhibition, the Leila Heller Gallery is featuring an exuberant selection of works in a wide range of media by Angel... [Read more]

Street art celebrating whistleblowers

blog.vandalog.com January  2, 2014
Street art celebrating whistleblowers

An anonymous artist’s portrait of Edward Snowden, next to a Borf sticker. Photo by RJ Rushmore. It’s been quite a year for whistleblowers. In the last six... [Read more]

Kids on Walls — Part III: Joe Iurato, Miss 163, LNY &...

streetartnyc.org December 30, 2013
Kids on Walls — Part III: Joe Iurato, Miss 163, LNY & Axel Void, Rene Gagnon, Ewok, Owns, RWK and more

This is the third in a series of occasional posts featuring images of children that surface on NYC public spaces:  Joe Iurato at the Bushwick Collective... [Read more]

KAWS in “Pass the Blame” on the Upper East Side at...

streetartnyc.org December 18, 2013
KAWS in “Pass the Blame” on the Upper East Side at Galerie Perrotin and in Chelsea at Mary Boone

Few artists who began hitting walls in the 90′s have achieved the commercial success — as well as recognition from the “art world” — that Jersey City-native... [Read more]

Basel Week Miami ’12: NADA Fair (Part I)

arrestedmotion.com December  6, 2013
Basel Week Miami ’12: NADA Fair (Part I)

Another satellite fair we visited yesterday at Art Basel Week in Miami is the event put on by the New Art Dealers Alliance. The 11th Miami edition of the... [Read more]

A Feast of Beasts on NYC Streets: Roa, Never, DALeast,...

streetartnyc.org December  3, 2013
A Feast of Beasts on NYC Streets: Roa, Never, DALeast, Craig Anthony Miller, Mr. Prvrt, Jordan Betten, Willow and KingBee

This is the first in a series of posts featuring the range of creatures that share our streets with us: Roa in the Brooklyn Navy Yard Never at the... [Read more]

Openings: Riusuke Fukahori – “The Painted Breath” @...

arrestedmotion.com December  3, 2013
Openings: Riusuke Fukahori – “The Painted Breath” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

Last month, the Joshua Liner Gallery in Chelsea presented all new works from Yokohama-based artist Riusuke Fukahori in his New York solo debut. The... [Read more]

Overtime: Nov 25 – Dec 1

arrestedmotion.com December  1, 2013
Overtime: Nov 25 – Dec 1

More stories from the week that ended Dec 1 (click bolded words for more information): RIP: Saul Leiter, who died at the age of 89. Tony Cenicola talks... [Read more]

Previews: Kris Kuksi – “Revival” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

arrestedmotion.com November 21, 2013
Previews: Kris Kuksi – “Revival” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

Last time we saw a large body of work from Kris Kuksi, he was giving his fans in Los Angeles a rare close look at his intricate mixed media assemblages... [Read more]

Preview: Riusuke Fukahori – “The Painted Breath” @ Joshua...

arrestedmotion.com November 18, 2013
Preview: Riusuke Fukahori – “The Painted Breath” @ Joshua Liner Gallery

One of the artists featured in our Art Focus articles last year will be opening a solo show soon at the Joshua Liner Gallery in New York. Riusuke Fukahori... [Read more]

Openings: Tara McPherson – “Wandering Luminations” @...

arrestedmotion.com November  8, 2013
Openings: Tara McPherson – “Wandering Luminations” @ Jonathan LeVine

AM recently attended the opening of Tara McPherson's newest show at Jonathan LeVine, her third solo with the Chelsea gallery. Inspired by the unexplored... [Read more]

Write of Passage

gggexhibit.com November  5, 2013
Write of Passage

Don’t miss the “Write of Passage” exhibit at The Red Bull Studios in Chelsea, New York every Saturday through November 23, 2013 from 1pm – 5pm. Click here... [Read more]

Openings: KAWS @ Mary Boone Gallery (Chelsea)

arrestedmotion.com November  4, 2013
Openings: KAWS @ Mary Boone Gallery (Chelsea)

Continuing his spate of strong showings recently, KAWS opened one of two shows over the weekend in New York at the Mary Boone Gallery in Chelsea. For this... [Read more]

Speaking with Miles Wickham aka RESKEW

streetartnyc.org November  3, 2013
Speaking with Miles Wickham aka RESKEW

Based in Gowanus, Brooklyn, Miles Wickham aka RESKEW surfaced on the NYC graffiti scene in 2000. These days, he is best-known for his outstanding graffiti... [Read more]

Overtime: Oct 28 – Nov 3

arrestedmotion.com November  3, 2013
Overtime: Oct 28 – Nov 3

More stories from the week that ended Nov 3 (click on bolded words for more information): Space Invader reportedly arrested in NY for putting up street... [Read more]

Overtime: Oct 21 – Oct 27

arrestedmotion.com October 27, 2013
Overtime: Oct 21 – Oct 27

More stories from the week that just ended (click on bolded words for more info): David Cerny flips off Czech president with his floating sculpture... [Read more]

Speaking with Luis “Zimad” Lamboy

streetartnyc.org October 24, 2013
Speaking with Luis “Zimad” Lamboy

South Bronx native Luis “Zimad” Lamboy began gracing walls with his graffiti skills at age 14, and had his first exhibit at Fashion Moda in 1984. Since, he... [Read more]

Speaking with James “Sexer” Rodriguez

streetartnyc.org October 23, 2013
Speaking with James “Sexer” Rodriguez

Active on the streets of NYC for over 30 years, James Sexer Rodriguez has also achieved wide commercial success as a designer.  His works on canvas, fusing... [Read more]

From Luis “Zimad” Lamboy’s Blackbook: Pieces, Tags and...

streetartnyc.org October 17, 2013
From Luis “Zimad” Lamboy’s Blackbook: Pieces, Tags and Characters

The second in a series of blackbook posts features pages from the blackbook of the wonderfully talented Luis Zimad Lamboy, who began hitting the handball... [Read more]

New work for the Wooster Collective 10 Year Anniversary....

chrisstain.com August  7, 2013
New work for the Wooster Collective 10 Year Anniversary. Opening...

New work for the Wooster Collective 10 Year Anniversary. Opening tonight at 525 W 22nd St in Chelsea. 7-9pm [Read more]

Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke's Little Black Book...

smh.com.au February  8, 2014

Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke's Little Black Book of New York secretsSydney Morning HeraldStreet Art Walks, www.streetartwalk.com. “These two hour... [Read more]

Elaborately Textured and Colored Oil Paintings of Old Films

mymodernmet.com February  4, 2014

Turkish artist Murat Pulat creates incredibly textured paintings of iconic scenes from old Hollywood movies, New Wave French films and 1960s television... [Read more]

Is Banksy Headed To Russia Just In Time For The Olympics?...

huffingtonpost.com January 14, 2014

Western Daily Press Is Banksy Headed To Russia Just In Time For The Olympics?Huffington PostA man poses in front of Banksy's latest work October 18, 2013... [Read more]

Chris Martin: Greift für Charity-Auktion tief in die...

tikonline.de January 13, 2014

TIKonline Chris Martin: Greift für Charity-Auktion tief in die TascheTIKonlineLaut einem Bericht des Promi-Magazins „People“ wollte Martin unbedingt ein... [Read more]

Coldplay-Frontmann legt für Banksy 650.000 Dollar hin -...

de.omg.yahoo.com January 13, 2014

Yahoo omg! Deutschland Coldplay-Frontmann legt für Banksy 650.000 Dollar hinYahoo omg! DeutschlandLaut einem Bericht des Promi-Magazins 'People' wollte... [Read more]

Banksy In Paris? New Website Has Rumor Mill Churning -...

huffingtonpost.com December  2, 2013

euronews Banksy In Paris? New Website Has Rumor Mill ChurningHuffington Post UKA man poses in front of Banksy's latest work October 18, 2013 in the... [Read more]

Better Out Than In: Banksy's residency on the streets of...

sbs.com.au November  4, 2013

SBS Better Out Than In: Banksy's residency on the streets of New YorkSBSOctober 3: Midtown. In the Chelsea neighbourhood of Manhattan, passers-by have... [Read more]

Bye bye, Banksy - Metro.us

metro.us November  1, 2013

Bye bye, BanksyMetro.usOne piece will remain, however: a painting that Banksy hijacked from Housing Works in Chelsea. The artist painted a Nazi soldier into... [Read more]

Morning Links: Let's Maybe Never Talk About Banksy Again...

galleristny.com November  1, 2013

Morning Links: Let's Maybe Never Talk About Banksy Again EditionGalleristNY“The 19th-century artist James Whistler's Chelsea house has just gone on the... [Read more]

Bidding On That $50 Banksy Thrift Store Painting Tops...

huffingtonpost.com October 31, 2013

Bidding On That $50 Banksy Thrift Store Painting Tops $310000Huffington PostA man poses in front of Banksy's latest work October 18, 2013 in the Chelsea... [Read more]

Banksy: One World Trade Center 'Something They Would...

huffingtonpost.ca October 29, 2013

Banksy: One World Trade Center 'Something They Would Build In Canada'Huffington Post CanadaA man poses in front of Banksy's latest work October 18, 2013 in... [Read more]

Banksy: One World Trade Center 'Something They Would...

huffingtonpost.ca October 29, 2013

Banksy: One World Trade Center 'Something They Would Build In Canada'Huffington Post CanadaA man poses in front of Banksy's latest work October 18, 2013 in... [Read more]

Banksy Bashes One World Trade Center In Rejected New York...

huffingtonpost.com October 28, 2013

Banksy Bashes One World Trade Center In Rejected New York Times Op-EdHuffington PostA man poses in front of Banksy's latest work October 18, 2013 in the... [Read more]

Better Out Than In: Banksy's residency on the streets of...

sbs.com.au October 28, 2013

SBS Better Out Than In: Banksy's residency on the streets of New YorkSBSOctober 3: Midtown. In the Chelsea neighbourhood of Manhattan, passers-by have... [Read more]

Banksy of New York: Local Street Artists Assess the...

villagevoice.com October 23, 2013

Banksy of New York: Local Street Artists Assess the Iconic Brit's Empire State ...Village VoiceBanksy's dual-canvas collaborationwith the Brazilian street... [Read more]

Fake Banksy Artworks Sell Out In New York City -...

huffingtonpost.com October 22, 2013

E! Online Fake Banksy Artworks Sell Out In New York CityHuffington PostA man poses in front of Banksy's latest work October 18, 2013 in the Chelsea... [Read more]

Banksy pays $50k for guarded art space - Daily Mail

dailymail.co.uk October 20, 2013

Daily Mail Banksy pays $50k for guarded art spaceDaily MailBanksy's latest creation in New York is an open-air gallery featuring two pieces on canvas... [Read more]