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PAPER CUT Group Exhibition opens March 7

obeygiant.com March  3, 2015
PAPER CUT Group Exhibition opens  March 7

SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS is pleased to present Paper Cut, a group exhibition featuring artwork by six artists who cut into, tear into, and deconstruct the humble,... [Read more]

Dear friends, I am extremely excited to be part of a...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com March  3, 2015
Dear friends, I am extremely excited to be part of a wonderful...

Dear friends, I am extremely excited to be part of a wonderful panel of artists that are talking about street art at Pratt this Thursday. Many thanks to Nick... [Read more]

Contemporary Art | Art Basel

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr March  3, 2015
Contemporary Art | Art Basel

Art Basel is a well-known international art show sited annually in Basel, Miami Beach and Hong Kong. In 1970, some gallerists based in Basel decided to put... [Read more]

A Year of Reading the World: A Q&A with Ann Morgan

en.blog.wordpress.com February 20, 2015
A Year of Reading the World: A Q&A with Ann Morgan

Several years ago, writer Ann Morgan noticed that she didn’t read much literature from countries outside of the United Kingdom and United States — and had... [Read more]

Chu creates a new mural at the Ciudad Cultural Konex in...

streetartnews.net February  7, 2015
Chu creates a new mural at the Ciudad Cultural Konex in Buenos Aires.

Julian Manzelli aka Chu is currently in Argentina where he spent a few days working on this new piece somewhere on the streets of Buenos Aires.Entitled... [Read more]

5 Feb: Democracia real ya! (London)

stencilarchive.org February  6, 2015
5 Feb: Democracia real ya! (London)

In the Galleries Democracia Real Ya!Thu 5 February - Sat 28 FebruaryFREE / Mezzanine Gallery  35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA... [Read more]

Contemporary Art | Biennials

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr January 27, 2015
Contemporary Art | Biennials

Biennial View As we have seen through our series of the historically based articles about contemporary art, since the 1980s, art has shifted its... [Read more]

Contemporary Art | Art in the 1990s

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr January 20, 2015
Contemporary Art | Art in the 1990s

View of East Country Yard Show with Anya Gallaccio's installation in foreground, 1990 With this article, we are practically concluding our series of... [Read more]

Contemporary Art | Art in the 1980s

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr January 13, 2015
Contemporary Art | Art in the 1980s

Keith Haring Several social and political events have determined the development of the art in the 1980s. But in reality, when we talk about art in the... [Read more]

Irony and Frank Styles paint "Alice in Wonderland", a new...

streetartnews.net January  8, 2015
Irony and Frank Styles paint "Alice in Wonderland", a new mural in South Shields, UK

Irony just finished working on a brand new collaboration with Frank Styles whom added the calligraphy on the artwork which depicts Alice from the classic... [Read more]

Jesse Reno - New prints

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr January  6, 2015
Jesse Reno - New prints

New works by American Art Brut artist Jesse Reno: http://bit.ly/1xO6YIUJesse Reno (1973, New Jersey/USA), is a self-taught mixed media painter. He has been... [Read more]

Contemporary Art | 1970s; A Decade of Pluralism

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr December 30, 2014
Contemporary Art | 1970s; A Decade of Pluralism

Gordon Matta- Clark, Conical Intersect, 1975 Art in the 1970s can be identified by its noticeable differentiation both compared to the progressive 1960s... [Read more]

Guido Van Helten creates a new mural in Perth, Australia

streetartnews.net December 19, 2014
Guido Van Helten creates a new mural in Perth, Australia

Guido Van Helten is currently in Australia where he spent the last few days working on this massive artwork somewhere on the streets of Perth.The talented... [Read more]

Farewell to Freedom

obeygiant.com December 19, 2014
Farewell to Freedom

I have been a fan of The Colbert Report since early in it’s run. I really love the character Stephen created, because he brilliantly illuminates and... [Read more]

Farewell to Freedom

obeygiant.com December 19, 2014
Farewell to Freedom

I have been a fan of The Colbert Report since early in it’s run. I really love the character Stephen created, because he brilliantly illuminates and... [Read more]

Editors’ Picks of the Year: Notable Reads on WordPress.com

en.blog.wordpress.com December 17, 2014
Editors’ Picks of the Year: Notable Reads on WordPress.com

Our editors dove into the archives to resurface top posts published on WordPress.com this year, from personal essays to comics, and photography to fiction.... [Read more]

Editors’ Picks of the Year: Notable Reads on WordPress.com

en.blog.wordpress.com December 17, 2014
Editors’ Picks of the Year: Notable Reads on WordPress.com

Our editors dove into the archives to resurface top posts published on WordPress.com this year, from personal essays to comics, and photography to fiction.... [Read more]

Contemporary art I Art in the 1960s Part One

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr December 16, 2014
Contemporary art I Art in the 1960s Part One

Yves Klein, Pure Intense Ultramarine Pigment, Guggenheim Bilbao Intallation After the end of the WWII and the redeployment of the center of the art world... [Read more]

Contemporary art | Post- War Art In America

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr December  9, 2014
Contemporary art | Post- War Art In America

Contemporary Art When exploring historically contemporary art, which literally consists of the artistic practices of today, it is rather obvious that we... [Read more]

Uta Heinecke - New prints

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr December  4, 2014
Uta Heinecke - New prints

We are happy to show three amazing woodcuts by German artist Uta Heinecke: http://bit.ly/1CIXh3PFrom 1984 to 1988 Uta Heinecke (1973, Haldensleben/Germany)... [Read more]

Curiot and Nosego collaborate on a new mural in...

streetartnews.net December  1, 2014
Curiot and Nosego collaborate on a new mural in Baton-Rouge, Louisiana

Curiot and Nosego are currently in North America where they were invited to paint a new collaboration on the streets of Baton-Rouge in Louisiana for the... [Read more]

Elian paints "Rhythm“, a new abstract piece in San Miguel...

streetartnews.net November  9, 2014
Elian paints "Rhythm“, a new abstract piece in San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina

Our friend Elian is back in Argentina where he just finished working on this sweet new piece in San Miguel de Tucuman. As usual with the Argentinean... [Read more]

Jesse Reno - New prints

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr October 29, 2014
Jesse Reno - New prints

Wonderful new prints by American artist Jesse Reno available now: http://bit.ly/1E0Iw9CJesse Reno (1973, New Jersey/USA), is a self-taught mixed media... [Read more]

Poster For George

obeygiant.com October 20, 2014
Poster For George

I was honored to be asked by Dhani and Olivia Harrison to work on a portrait poster to coincide with the major reissue of George Harrison’s first six solo... [Read more]

40,000 Year Old Hand Stencils in Indonesia

stencilarchive.org October  9, 2014
40,000 Year Old Hand Stencils in Indonesia

Historical Item Cave Paintings in Indonesia Redraw Picture of Earliest ArtThe dating discovery recasts ancient cave art as a continent-spanning human... [Read more]

Polymer

virtualwallworld.blogspot.fr September 28, 2014
Polymer

Streetart at Polymer cultural factoryTallinnSummer 2014Polymer is a former factory making plastic toys and other stuff, now it is a mix of small technical... [Read more]

POW! WOW! paints Hawaiian Airlines ground service...

streetartnews.net September 26, 2014
POW! WOW! paints Hawaiian Airlines ground service vehicles in Honolulu

Our friends are POW! WOW! are always looking for new and exciting ways to showcase artists and their art and this time they partnered with Hawaiian Airlines... [Read more]

Herakut "Once upon a time" a new mural for WallCome...

streetartnews.net September 23, 2014
Herakut "Once upon a time" a new mural for WallCome Festival in Schmalkalden, Germany

While we last heard from them last August in Turkey, Herakut are now back in Germany where they just finished working on this new piece for the WallCome... [Read more]

LONGTIME FRIEND OF SHEPARD’S, GLEN E. FRIEDMAN’S BOOK “MY...

obeygiant.com September 15, 2014
LONGTIME FRIEND OF SHEPARD’S, GLEN E. FRIEDMAN’S BOOK “MY RULES” RELEASES TOMORROW!

“My Rules”, the latest book from renowned photographer Glen E. Friedman officially releases tomorrow.  Shepard and Glen are old friends and have done several... [Read more]

Kamea Hadar x Defer New Collaboration - San Francisco, USA

streetartnews.net September  2, 2014
Kamea Hadar x Defer New Collaboration - San Francisco, USA

During POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014, artists Kamea Hadar and Defer (K2S) collaborated on a mural that marked the start of a year-long series of collaborative walls,... [Read more]

Paolo Consorti - New prints

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr August 27, 2014
Paolo Consorti - New prints

Brand new prints by Venice Biennal Italian artist Paolo Consorti: http://bit.ly/1p7WlZK Paolo Consorti (1964, San Benedetto del Tronto/Italy) attended the... [Read more]

SEEN ‘Godfather of Graffiti’ Solo Show at Opera London

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk June 19, 2014
SEEN ‘Godfather of Graffiti’ Solo Show at Opera London

Opera Gallery is delighted to bring to you a sensational selection of canvas works by the world renowned ‘Godfather of Graffiti’- SEENThe exhibition takes... [Read more]

The Curious Incident of the Banksy 'Street' Art in a Museum

graffoto1.blogspot.fr April 20, 2014
The Curious Incident of the Banksy 'Street' Art in a Museum

Two new Banksy pieces in EnglandAll photos by shellshockIt’s official (almost).Banksy has come away from the dirty nappies and dropped two sumptuous pieces... [Read more]

Paolo Consorti - New prints

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr April  8, 2014
Paolo Consorti - New prints

We are very pleased to have new exclusive prints by Paolo Consorti, who took part in the 54th Venice Biennal at the Italian Pavilion:... [Read more]

Meeting The Marabou

insaland.com January  8, 2014
Meeting The Marabou

In Africa they have Marabou’s or more commonly know to us as witch doctors. While in Makasutu i was privileged with meeting the local Marabou. And in... [Read more]

Antwerp - Belgium.

phlegmcomicnews.blogspot.fr October  9, 2013
Antwerp - Belgium.

Painted in Antwerp for the Day one festival organised by street art Belgium. Painted on the cultural centre, Columbiastraat, Luchtbal.    This is the first... [Read more]

Cranio at Fun Factory, London

graffoto1.blogspot.fr August 30, 2013
Cranio at Fun Factory, London

Fun Factory133 - 135 Bethnal Green Road29 August, 1 night onlyall photographs: NoLionsInEnglandCranio has been busy in London for the past few weeks painting... [Read more]

L’Imagination Prend Le Pouvoir!

blog.vandalog.com August 23, 2013
L’Imagination Prend Le Pouvoir!

Editor’s note: I am so glad to publish this essay by the prolific ekg. This piece of writing explores some of ekg’s ideas about street art and graffiti while... [Read more]

'Breakdancing Jesus'..?

thedailyduff.blogspot.com August 20, 2013
'Breakdancing Jesus'..?

Cosmo Sarson's mural sensation, situated on one of Bristol's most high profile 'walls' was inspired by a breakdancing performance given to Pope John Paul the... [Read more]

Dale Grimshaw New Mural In London, UK

streetartnews.net August 20, 2013
Dale Grimshaw New Mural In London, UK

While we last heard from him last month (covered), Dale Grimshaw is back in London with this new mural entitled "Disney's World". This piece plays with the... [Read more]

katze und krieg

cityleaks-festival.com August 19, 2013
katze und krieg

Workshop [tabs] [tablink target=start]Start[/tablink] [tablink target=about]About[/tablink] [tablink target=CV]CV[/tablink] [tablink... [Read more]

The Bristol Partnership On Graffiti – You Couldn’t Make...

The Bristol Partnership On Graffiti – You Couldn’t Make It Up!

Thanks to the keen eyed Ben who just sent in this comedy Private Eye moment. The Bristol Partnership is an august body of the great and good from this... [Read more]

Video: Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2015: Holoholo with John "Prime"...

streetartnews.net February 10, 2015

StreetArtNews has landed in lovely Hawaii where Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2015 and our live coverage is about to start!However, every year before painting begins, the... [Read more]

Still Dreaming

iammorley.squarespace.com January 19, 2015

Being that it is Martin Luther King Day, I felt it was right to repost the following blog... In the background of this poster is a piece of a letter written... [Read more]

LA CIUDAD QUE FALLA / Apuntes sobre Graffiti en Bogotá

stinkfish.wordpress.com December 22, 2014

LA CIUDAD QUE FALLA Apuntes sobre Graffiti en Bogotá Por: {-} y Stinkfish // *** En 2013 se firmó el decreto 075 del distrito de Bogotá “Por el cual... [Read more]

LA CIUDAD QUE FALLA / Apuntes sobre Graffiti en Bogotá

stinkfish.wordpress.com December 22, 2014

LA CIUDAD QUE FALLA Apuntes sobre Graffiti en Bogotá   Por: {-} y Stinkfish // *** En 2013 se firmó el decreto 075 del distrito de Bogotá “Por el... [Read more]

Naive Idealism

iammorley.squarespace.com September 19, 2014

If you read the news, it's been a particularly horrifying couple weeks. Between Ferguson and the Gaza situation and ISIS, it's a wonder any of us can even... [Read more]

Confira a exposição de Rafael Bergamini no Centro...

news.google.com September  4, 2014

Confira a exposição de Rafael Bergamini no Centro Cultural Mestre AssisPortal O TaboanenseAdmirador do pintor pós-impressionista neerlandês (Países Baixos)... [Read more]

End of radio silence!

imagestoliveby.com October 20, 2013

Another long gap between posts… I have been writing and editing and re-editing my book on street art, law and the city, and, as I have mentioned before,... [Read more]

New Ninth Street art gallery, SmithGroupJJR moving...

bizjournals.com August 22, 2013

New Ninth Street art gallery, SmithGroupJJR moving downtownWashington Business JournalStraight to the permits this Thursday morning. The list below includes... [Read more]