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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]

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]

Overtime: Feb 10 – Feb 16

arrestedmotion.com February 16, 2014
Overtime: Feb 10 – Feb 16

More stories from the week that ended Feb 16 (click on bolded words for more information): Students petition to have Tony Matelli's Sleepwalker sculpture... [Read more]

Ceramic Cups Melt Into Puddles of Patterned Porcelain

mymodernmet.com February  4, 2014
Ceramic Cups Melt Into Puddles of Patterned Porcelain

For her sculpture series Nomad Patterns, artist Livia Marin's ceramic cups and kettles serenely melt into puddles of porcelain while surprisingly retaining... [Read more]

Invader Invades Hong-Kong (Part V)

streetartnews.net January 27, 2014
Invader Invades Hong-Kong (Part V)

Seems like Invader has managed to source an unlimited supply of tiles in China since he's been hitting hard the streets of Hong-Kong for almost two weeks... [Read more]

Erik Kessels & Thomas Sauvin: “ME TV”

rebelart.net January 26, 2014
Erik Kessels & Thomas Sauvin: “ME TV”

Immer eine große Freude: Die Buchprojekte von kesselskramerpublishing. Neu im Sortiment: “ME TV” von Erik Kessels ME TV is publication made as a... [Read more]

Publications: David Choe for VICE

arrestedmotion.com January 10, 2014
Publications: David Choe for VICE

The newest VICE magazine features the artwork of David Choe (featured) gracing its cover on what they refer to as their The Horse Is a Horse of Course of... [Read more]

Levalet "Border" New Street Piece - Paris, France

streetartnews.net January  6, 2014
Levalet "Border" New Street Piece - Paris, France

Charles Leval aka Levalet kicks off the year in the fifth district of Paris with this large new piece which is entitled "Border".Using the picturesque... [Read more]

Overtime: Dec 30 – Jan 5

arrestedmotion.com January  5, 2014
Overtime: Dec 30 – Jan 5

More stories from the week that ended Jan 5 (click on bolded words for more information): Kendrick Lamar music video features Eddie Peake and his work and... [Read more]

Leandro Erlich – “Shikumen House” (Shanghai)

arrestedmotion.com December 23, 2013
Leandro Erlich – “Shikumen House” (Shanghai)

Argentinian artist and visual art illusionist Leandro Erlich recently re-created the installation piece that was on display in London (covered) and... [Read more]

Overtime: Dec 16 – Dec 22

arrestedmotion.com December 22, 2013
Overtime: Dec 16 – Dec 22

More stories from the week that ended on Dec 23 (click on bolded words for more information): Sam Falls' show at T293 in Rome opened on the 17th. RIP:... [Read more]

Hua Tunan New Mural - Foshan, China

streetartnews.net December 13, 2013
Hua Tunan New Mural - Foshan, China

Chinese artist Hua Tunan just wrapped up this sweet new piece somewhere on the streets of Foshan, a city in central Guangdong province, People's Republic of... [Read more]

Overtime: Dec 2 – Dec 8

arrestedmotion.com December  8, 2013
Overtime: Dec 2 – Dec 8

More stories from the week that ended Dec 8 (click on bolded words for more information): George Clooney x Yayoi Kusama x Giorgio Armani featued in W... [Read more]

Overtime: Nov 18 – Nov 24

arrestedmotion.com November 24, 2013
Overtime: Nov 18 – Nov 24

More stories from the week that ended on Nov 24 (click on bolded words for more information): Gerald Laing's Lincoln Convertible, painting of the... [Read more]

Previews: Daniel Arsham – “#FUTUREARCHIVE” @ Galerie...

arrestedmotion.com November 19, 2013
Previews: Daniel Arsham – “#FUTUREARCHIVE” @ Galerie Perrotin (Hong Kong)

Wednesday night (November 20th) in Hong Kong, the local Galerie Perrotin will be opening a solo by Daniel Arsham entitled #FUTUREARCHIVE. For the New... [Read more]

Overtime: Nov 11 – Nov 17

arrestedmotion.com November 17, 2013
Overtime: Nov 11 – Nov 17

More stories from the week ended Nov 17 (click on bolded words for more information): A look at what's in Mark Parker's office and what he's been up to.... [Read more]

Previews: ‘Made in China’ @ Ian Ross Gallery

arrestedmotion.com November  6, 2013
Previews: ‘Made in China’ @ Ian Ross Gallery

Made in China is a group show with a difference. Within it, you’ll see work from the likes of D Young V, Akira Beard, Jessica Hess (pictured above), Ernesto... [Read more]

L7m's Brazilian Birds bring colour to East London

hookedblog.co.uk October 31, 2013
L7m's Brazilian Birds bring colour to East London

We finally caught up with South American street artist Luis Seven Martins AKA L7m, who is currently in London doing some work with our friends at Pigment.... [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]

L7M New Street Art For Goodbye Monopol 2 - Luxembourg

streetartnews.net October 25, 2013
L7M New Street Art For Goodbye Monopol 2 - Luxembourg

After Nychos or Jeff Soto, L7M is now in Luxembourg City where he painted several new pieces. Invited by Goodbye Monopol 2, Luis Gustavo and Victor Villas... [Read more]

Overtime: Oct 14 – Oct 20

arrestedmotion.com October 20, 2013
Overtime: Oct 14 – Oct 20

More stories from the week that ended Oct 20 (click on the bolded words for more info): Pieter Brueghel the Younger painting unknown to the world for 400... [Read more]

Outside In: Thierry Noir, BRK, RUN, Christiaan Nagel and...

streetartlondon.co.uk July  5, 2013
Outside In: Thierry Noir, BRK, RUN, Christiaan Nagel and Zomby on the Strand at ME London

For one month commencing 10th July, Street Art London will take over ME London on the Strand with a five strong artist line up from the worlds of graffiti... [Read more]

A Foot in the Door: RUN and Dscreet at Cock ‘n’ Bull...

streetartlondon.co.uk June 19, 2013
A Foot in the Door: RUN and Dscreet at Cock ‘n’ Bull Gallery, beneath Tramshed

Street Art London are proud to present a major collaboration between world-renowned street artists RUN and Dscreet at the Cock ‘n’ Bull gallery, beneath... [Read more]

Interview: Thierry Noir

streetartlondon.co.uk February 28, 2013
Interview: Thierry Noir

Thierry Noir painting The Village Underground Wall (Feb 2013) Thierry Noir was born in 1958 in Lyon, France, and came to Berlin in January 1982.  He... [Read more]

Interview: Kid Acne

streetartlondon.co.uk February 11, 2013
Interview: Kid Acne

Sheffield 2009 Kid Acne’s art can be seen on walls all over the globe. The Sheffield-based artist is best known for his comic-like illustrations and... [Read more]

Banksy 'Kissing Coppers' mural auctioned for US$575000 -...

scmp.com February 19, 2014

Banksy 'Kissing Coppers' mural auctioned for US$575000South China Morning PostA mural created on the side of a building by the elusive British street artist... [Read more]

Banksy work auctioned for US$575000 - China Post

chinapost.com.tw February 19, 2014

Banksy work auctioned for US$575000China PostNew York City art dealer Stephan Keszler, the owner of all three Banksy works that went to auction, said he was... [Read more]

Peugeot signs rescue deal with China's Dongfeng Motor -...

bbc.co.uk February 19, 2014

BBC News Peugeot signs rescue deal with China's Dongfeng MotorBBC NewsKissing Coppers, one of Banksy's most famous murals, has been sold for $575,000... [Read more]

London gallery aims to be conduit for new wave of street...

scmp.com February 18, 2014

London gallery aims to be conduit for new wave of street artistsSouth China Morning PostMeanwhile, Howard-Griffin, 31, had quit his job in a corporate law... [Read more]

The artful dodger: Japanese street artist 281 Anti Nuke...

scmp.com February 17, 2014

The artful dodger: Japanese street artist 281 Anti Nuke is risking his freedom ...South China Morning PostThe "Japanese Banksy" admits to being "frightened"... [Read more]

In Collingswood, knitting a sense of community spirit -...

philly.com February  9, 2014

Philly.com In Collingswood, knitting a sense of community spiritPhilly.comA street art at least over the last decade, it has cropped up in major cities... [Read more]

In Collingswood, knitting a sense of community spirit -...

philly.com February  9, 2014

Philly.com In Collingswood, knitting a sense of community spiritPhilly.comA street art at least over the last decade, it has cropped up in major cities... [Read more]

Guerilla knitter Esther Poon has Causeway Bay in stitches...

scmp.com February  1, 2014

Guerilla knitter Esther Poon has Causeway Bay in stitchesSouth China Morning PostPoon first tried yarn bombing - also known as knit graffiti and guerilla... [Read more]

Entire Eucalyptus Tree Displayed at Gallery of Modern Art

mymodernmet.com December 24, 2013

This site-specific installation aptly named Eucalyptus is a real eucalyptus tree located at the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia. Although it has... [Read more]

92-Year-Old Grandmother Uses Her Nimble Fingers to Create...

mymodernmet.com December 17, 2013

These stunning embroidered balls called temari were made by the prodigiously nimble fingers of a 92-year-old grandmother in Japan. Although she only learned... [Read more]

Fashionable crowd gathers for Art Basel 2013 - Examiner.com

examiner.com December  9, 2013

Daily Mail Fashionable crowd gathers for Art Basel 2013Examiner.comCelebrity attendees who showed their support included: Paris and Nicky Hilton, Tommy... [Read more]

Talking points - South China Morning Post

scmp.com December  4, 2013

Talking pointsSouth China Morning PostA mural created by renowned street artist Banksy in 2008 goes up for auction in the United States. Known as Flower... [Read more]

Victims of homophobia plant pansies at sites of abuse as...

scmp.com December  2, 2013

Victims of homophobia plant pansies at sites of abuse as part of street art ...South China Morning PostPansies will be planted around the city this week as... [Read more]

Pöff 2013

virtualwallworld.blogspot.co.uk November 21, 2013

Black Nights' Film Festival November 2013 Tallinn Films This is my subjective ranking of films seen at the Black Nights' Film Festival (PÖFF) in... [Read more]

Chinese Dresses Covered with 20,000 Porcelain Butterflies

mymodernmet.com November 21, 2013

From afar, these beautifully designed Chinese dresses by artist Caroline Cheng are simple gowns covered with interesting patterns. However, upon closer... [Read more]

'Malaysia's Banksy' goes viral with crime mural - South...

scmp.com November 21, 2013

'Malaysia's Banksy' goes viral with crime muralSouth China Morning PostA street mural that was whitewashed by authorities because it highlighted Malaysia's... [Read more]

40-Foot Hand-Carved Sculpture Earns Guinness World Record

mymodernmet.com November 20, 2013

This huge wooden sculpture is an impressive display of the famous Chinese wood carver Zheng Chunhui's incredible hand-carving skills. Standing more than 40... [Read more]

Street art takes on street waste in Libreville - China Post

chinapost.com.tw November  3, 2013

Street art takes on street waste in LibrevilleChina PostFor Divassa, street art is a political act, a kind of rebellion that can serve to raise public... [Read more]

World's Largest Buddha Statue Carved into a Cliff

mymodernmet.com November  1, 2013

The Leshan Giant Buddha is the world's largest stone Buddha statue located in the Sichuan province of China, near the city of Leshan. The monumental... [Read more]

Street artist Banksy's daily show thwarted by New York...

scmp.com October 24, 2013

Street artist Banksy's daily show thwarted by New York policeSouth China Morning PostBritish superstar street artist Banksy said police prevented him... [Read more]

Mini Urban Jungle Is Actually an Abandoned Car in China

mymodernmet.com October 23, 2013

Abandoned cars can be quite the eye sore, however, this one in particular is a bit more than your average neglected automobile. The vehicle was parked for so... [Read more]

China's New 3D Interactive Art Gallery Exhibit

mymodernmet.com October 20, 2013

If you just can't get enough of interactive art, you'll want to be in Tianjin, China right now visiting the Shenyang art gallery. One of their current... [Read more]

Terracotta Daughters Bring Awareness to Gender...

mymodernmet.com October 15, 2013

108 life-sized female sculptures stand at attention in this powerful exhibit created by multi-disciplinary artist Prune Nourry. Recently exhibited at the... [Read more]

Incredible Oil Paintings of Dark and Foreboding Skies

mymodernmet.com October 12, 2013

The fourth edition of Beyond Eden, a multi-gallery event celebrating the new contemporary art scene, is starting tonight in Los Angeles and one of the... [Read more]