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POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Vhils

arrestedmotion.com February 20, 2014
POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Vhils

Alexandre Farto aka Vhils was one of the most anticipated names for this year's POW! WOW! Hawaii festival. Both visitors and participating artists were... [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]

EVENT: Jacob Hashimoto in Los Angeles

woostercollective.com February 10, 2014
EVENT: Jacob Hashimoto in Los Angeles

If you're in Los Angeles, check out Jacob Hashimoto's show at the Martha Otero Gallery JACOB HASHIMOTOYellow Giant and Gas Giant Studies Opening... [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]

Project Update: Give Crohns A Slap From Me!! Submission...

wallsandpictures.blogspot.co.uk February  4, 2014
Project Update: Give Crohns A Slap From Me!! Submission overload...From Hamburg with love!!

In the last update i'd mentioned that Flying Förtress had finished his customised postal stickers, well great news they've landed in fine fettle from Hamburg... [Read more]

Project: Give Crohns A Slap From Me!! Variety is the...

wallsandpictures.blogspot.co.uk January 28, 2014
Project: Give Crohns A Slap From Me!! Variety is the spice of life.....Plus a little message from Brussels!

Great news today....I received an email from Flying Förtress letting me know that he has completed customising his stickers and that they are winging their... [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]

New commissioned interior piece for a construction...

chrisstain.com January 21, 2014
New commissioned interior piece for a construction company in...

New commissioned interior piece for a construction company in Manhattan. Thanks to Bob and Sarah, and thanks to Katherine Huala for the help with the color. [Read more]

Working on the next project. #construction

chrisstain.com January 16, 2014
Working on the next project. #construction

Working on the next project. #construction [Read more]

The objectification of street art

blog.vandalog.com January 10, 2014
The objectification of street art

Alec Monopoly in collaboration with Justin Bieber. Photo from Alec Monopoly’s Instagram. With the advent of street art as a post graffiti movement, the... [Read more]

Finished this one up last night for a construction...

chrisstain.com January  9, 2014
Finished this one up last night for a construction company here...

Finished this one up last night for a construction company here in NYC. Roughly 4’ x 6’. All brush except for the white mist. [Read more]

Streets: Swoon – Bowery & Houston Mural (Part II)

arrestedmotion.com January  9, 2014
Streets: Swoon – Bowery & Houston Mural (Part II)

In the middle of last Fall, Swoon (interviewed) was tapped as the next artist to hit the iconic Bowery & Houston mural location. We caught her working day... [Read more]

You Might Have Choices As It Pertains to Package Dwellings

streetdreams.com.au January  6, 2014
You Might Have Choices As It Pertains to Package Dwellings

Among the purpose individuals choose to choose package residences is because of how adaptive their layouts are. For steel framework package houses, you... [Read more]

Interview: Alex Lukas @ Breeze Block Gallery

arrestedmotion.com January  2, 2014
Interview: Alex Lukas @ Breeze Block Gallery

Next week in Portland (January 9th), the Breeze Block Gallery will be welcoming in Alex Lukas for a solo show entitled Prints Copies tradition of... [Read more]

Art for a condemned building

blog.vandalog.com December 29, 2013
Art for a condemned building

Bisser for Last Breath I love the idea of Last Breath, a new project out of the UK. The idea is to send one artist into an abandoned due for demolition... [Read more]

Faith47 New Street Pieces - Woodstock, Cape Town

streetartnews.net December 21, 2013
Faith47 New Street Pieces - Woodstock, Cape Town

While we last heard from her in Miami (covered), Faith47 is now back at home where she worked on this new series of pieces in the district of Woodstock, Cape... [Read more]

Kwest “Genesis Railkyn” Sculpture

graffuturism.com December 18, 2013
Kwest “Genesis Railkyn” Sculpture

 I always enjoy getting statements about an artists particular work of project along with pictures of the work, with so many submissions that we get... [Read more]

Blu New Mural For Hecho En Casa - Santiago, Chile

streetartnews.net December 11, 2013
Blu New Mural For Hecho En Casa - Santiago, Chile

While we last heard from him in Messina, Italy last summer (covered), Blu is now in South America for the Hecho En Casa Street Art Festival in Santiago,... [Read more]

Hit Shot Walls - November 2013

graffoto1.blogspot.com December  7, 2013
Hit Shot Walls - November 2013

Words: NoLionsInEnglandPhotos: HowAboutNo and NoLionsInEngland as statedYou didn't seriously think that cold weather would put Shoreditch Street Art into... [Read more]

Case New Street Piece - Frankfurt, Germany

streetartnews.net December  5, 2013
Case New Street Piece - Frankfurt, Germany

While we last heard from him last month in Erfurt (covered), Case is now in Frankfurt where he spent a few days working on this new piece.The German artist... [Read more]

Stencils in the Shadows: Two Artists on a Mission

stencilarchive.org November 22, 2013
Stencils in the Shadows: Two Artists on a Mission

News Articles Stencils in the Shadows: Two Artists on a MissionDevin Holt, SF Weeklylink:... [Read more]

Abandonment Issues: Prison For Women

jermalism.blogspot.co.uk October 24, 2013
Abandonment Issues: Prison For Women

The Prison For Women in Kingston, Ontario, was built in 1933. Prior to its construction, women offenders served their time in the Kingston Penitentiary.... [Read more]

Abandonment Issues: Kingston Penitentiary

jermalism.blogspot.co.uk October 23, 2013
Abandonment Issues: Kingston Penitentiary

On September 30th, 2013, moments before the last handful of federal inmates were transferred to different facilities, the Kingston Penitentiary held the... [Read more]

Abandonment Issues: Springville United Church

jermalism.blogspot.co.uk September  4, 2013
Abandonment Issues: Springville United Church

I have never believed in god. As a child I was unaware of the labels that define and categorize religions and theologies, but I know now that the box I fit... [Read more]

Art Is Trash: "Police and Horse"

graffoto1.blogspot.co.uk August 27, 2013
Art Is Trash: "Police and Horse"

 London West Bank Gallery133 - 137 Westbourne Grove, London 15 - 23 Aug 2013All photos: NoLionsInEnglandWhen mountains of rubbish started to take on a... [Read more]

Abandonment Issues: Tower Automotive

jermalism.blogspot.co.uk May 28, 2013
Abandonment Issues: Tower Automotive

The image on the left is from the Toronto City Archives. It is dated 1912?/14 but the building wasn't constructed until 1920. So more likely it would have... [Read more]

Why Minsk is not Like Other Capitals - Belarus Digest

belarusdigest.com February 10, 2014

Why Minsk is not Like Other CapitalsBelarus DigestFew areas with tags in underground walkways (e.g. on Kalvaryjskaja Str. near Itera's never-ending... [Read more]

Development threatens Berlin's night life - Boston Globe

bostonglobe.com February  8, 2014

Development threatens Berlin's night lifeBoston GlobeGiant iPad billboards jostled with street art for real estate. “It's definitely happening,” Wang said... [Read more]

Jim’s wonderful kingdom

streetdreams.com.au February  4, 2014

Jim Penman is always to lawnmowing what Willy Wonka is to candy – modern, entrepreneurial and affluent to the back of it. Like Roald Dahl’s fictitious... [Read more]

Giant Horse Head Sculptures Transform the Scottish Skyline

mymodernmet.com February  1, 2014

The Kelpies is an enormous installation consisting of two giant horse head sculptures by artist Andy Scott. The 100-foot-tall structures, which were eight... [Read more]

AirBnB's 60Ft Wall Represents Team's Shared Experiences

mymodernmet.com January 25, 2014

New York City-based artist Timothy Goodman was recently commissioned to help AirBnB develop a creative space in their new office. The company, a trusted... [Read more]

Coldplay's Chris Martin Spends $650k on a Banksy Painting...

wxrt.cbslocal.com January 14, 2014

Coldplay's Chris Martin Spends $650k on a Banksy Painting93XRT RadioComplex says that the piece, which was originally stenciled during Banksy's New York... [Read more]

Coldplay's Chris Martin Buys Banksy's Heart Balloon -...

antimusic.com January 14, 2014

Coldplay's Chris Martin Buys Banksy's Heart BalloonantiMUSIC.comComplex says that the piece, which was originally stenciled during Banksy's New York... [Read more]

Coldplay's Chris Martin Spends $650k on a Banksy Painting...

kroq.cbslocal.com January 13, 2014

Coldplay's Chris Martin Spends $650k on a Banksy PaintingKROQComplex says that the piece, which was originally stenciled during Banksy's New York residency... [Read more]

Chris Martin Buys the Most Coldplay Art Ever: Banksy's...

radioalice.cbslocal.com January 13, 2014

Chris Martin Buys the Most Coldplay Art Ever: Banksy's Heart BalloonAlice @ 97.3Complex says that the piece, which was originally stenciled during Banksy's... [Read more]

Blurred Lines | The 10 Most Renowned Pieces of Street Art...

stupiddope.com January 11, 2014

stupidDOPE.com Blurred Lines | The 10 Most Renowned Pieces of Street ArtstupidDOPE.comThe nature of street art is that it is placed where it won't stay... [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]

Awesome Spray Painted Illusion of a Hovering Tree

mymodernmet.com January  2, 2014

Graphic designer Daniel Siering and art director Mario Schuster (aka Mario Shu) have taken a solitary tree in Potsdam, Germany and transformed it into a... [Read more]

Dubai's World Record Breaking Fireworks Show

mymodernmet.com January  1, 2014

Last night, Dubai broke the world record for the largest fireworks display ever! Over 500,000 fireworks were used in the six minute show which covered a... [Read more]

Surreal Tree Branches Sprout Out From Indoor Support Beams

mymodernmet.com December 13, 2013

Baitogogo is a half-sculptural, half-architectural installation by Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira that presents a surreal growth of tree branches out of... [Read more]

Stunning Land Art Reflections Complete Circles of Life

mymodernmet.com December 13, 2013

Ice Circle "My photographs are made with the same sunlight that powers all the earth's living systems." - Martin Hill With his project collaborator... [Read more]

Top 10 Most Stunning Art Installations in 2013

mymodernmet.com December 12, 2013

Out of all the different types of art forms we write about on a daily basis, there's one that stands clearly apart from the rest - installation. According to... [Read more]

12 Most Memorable Examples of Environmental Art

mymodernmet.com December 10, 2013

A new 2014 calendar brings together some of the best examples of environmental art all together in one place. This inspiring genre of art beautifully... [Read more]

Street art commemoration at Jennyfields Co-op - Harrogate...

harrogate-news.co.uk December  2, 2013

Harrogate News Street art commemoration at Jennyfields Co-opHarrogate NewsThe work named 'Journey to your dreams' was supported by both the Co-op and the... [Read more]

Alex Calderwood, Seattle co-founder of hip Ace Hotel...

startribune.com November 18, 2013

Alex Calderwood, Seattle co-founder of hip Ace Hotel chain, dies in London at 47Minneapolis Star TribuneIn 1999, he and two friends launched Seattle's Ace... [Read more]

Ace Hotel Chain Co-Founder Dies in London at 47 - ABC News

abcnews.go.com November 18, 2013

Ace Hotel Chain Co-Founder Dies in London at 47ABC NewsIn 1999, he and two friends launched Seattle's Ace Hotel in a flophouse that formerly served maritime... [Read more]

Ace Hotel chain co-founder Calderwood dies in London -...

statesmanjournal.com November 18, 2013

Ace Hotel chain co-founder Calderwood dies in LondonStatesman JournalIn 1999, he and two friends launched Seattle's Ace Hotel in a flophouse that formerly... [Read more]

Ace Hotel chain co-founder Calderwood dies in London -...

statesmanjournal.com November 18, 2013

KOMO News Ace Hotel chain co-founder Calderwood dies in LondonStatesman JournalIn 1999, he and two friends launched Seattle's Ace Hotel in a flophouse... [Read more]

Ace Hotel chain co-founder dies in London at 47 -...

nwitimes.com November 17, 2013

Ace Hotel chain co-founder dies in London at 47nwitimes.comIn 1999, he and two friends launched Seattle's Ace Hotel in a flophouse that formerly served... [Read more]

SEATTLE (AP) — Alex Calderwood, the Seattle co-founder of...

huffingtonpost.com November 17, 2013

SEATTLE (AP) — Alex Calderwood, the Seattle co-founder of the hip Ace Hotel ...Huffington PostIn 1999, he helped launch Seattle's Ace Hotel in a flophouse... [Read more]