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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]

Upcoming: Gary Baseman – “Play With Us Or Else” @ Vinyl...

arrestedmotion.com March  7, 2014
Upcoming: Gary Baseman – “Play With Us Or Else” @ Vinyl on Vinyl

Tonight (March 7th) in the Philippines, Gary Baseman’s (interviewed) will be opening a show at Vinyl on Vinyl entitled Play With Us Or Else. Along with... [Read more]

Curiot x Jason Botkin New Collaboration - Holbox Island,...

streetartnews.net February 21, 2014
Curiot x Jason Botkin New Collaboration - Holbox Island, Mexico

Curiot and Jason Botkin were recently invited in Mexico to paint this new piece for the IPAF on the island of Holbox, a true Caribbean treasure, located in... [Read more]

Preview and Full Essay “A Major Minority” Group...

graffuturism.com February 20, 2014
Preview and Full Essay “A Major Minority” Group Exhibition 1AM Gallery San Francisco

    A Major Minority: An Intercontinental Survey of Othercontemporary Urban Art   Exhibition Statement written by Ekg and Poesia.   A Major... [Read more]

Vietnamese Street Art Tour by Liar Ben & Sautel Cago

woostercollective.com February 19, 2014
Vietnamese Street Art Tour by Liar Ben & Sautel Cago

In the summer of 2013, Vietnamese street artist Liar Ben and French street artist Sautel Cago embarked on the biggest street art tour throughout the whole... [Read more]

Lek & Sowat and Friends “S̶t̶r̶e̶e̶t̶ Art” Hip Opsession

graffuturism.com February 18, 2014
Lek & Sowat and Friends “S̶t̶r̶e̶e̶t̶ Art” Hip Opsession

Lek and Sowat collaborated once again for “S̶t̶r̶e̶e̶t̶ ART” as part of Hip Opsession. Lek and Sowat collaborated with a group of artists such as Outsider,... [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]

Track 1 at Bushwick’s Exit Room with Sonni, Marka 27,...

blog.vandalog.com February 12, 2014
Track 1 at Bushwick’s Exit Room with Sonni, Marka 27, Chris RWK, Esteban del Valle and more

Marka 27, Sonni and Carlos Pinto Exit Room, a wonderful new cultural space in Bushwick Brooklyn, is currently featuring Track 1, a collection of artworks... [Read more]

“O Regresso das Histórias Pintadas” coming

stick2target.com February 11, 2014
“O Regresso das Histórias Pintadas” coming

Coming to Cascais is Pedro Zamith new solo show opening this Friday, 14th of February at Centro Cultural de Cascais entitled “O regresso das histórias... [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]

Casey Gray Featured in March Issue of Juxtapoz Magazine

whitewallssf.com February  8, 2014
Casey Gray Featured in March Issue of Juxtapoz Magazine

Local artist Casey Gray has a 10 page feature and interview with Andrew McClintock in the March issue of Juxtapoz, which looks at the art of the 1960′s and... [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]

London: Jef Aerosol – One Another

butterflyartnews.com January 31, 2014
London: Jef Aerosol – One Another

French stencil artist Jef Aerosol returns to London for a solo show one another at French Art studio. The exhibition showcases a large number of recent and... [Read more]

Control Arms design for Amnesty

schudio.co.uk January 31, 2014
Control Arms design for Amnesty

no need to squint, Clint If you follow world affairs you will be aware of Amnesty International. An organisation that is arguably as well known for it’s... [Read more]

Press Release: “I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet”...

whitewallssf.com January 31, 2014
Press Release: “I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet” by Olek

White Walls Presents: I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet White Walls is pleased to announce I Haven’t a Single Explorer on My Planet by Polish... [Read more]

Magne Furuholmen: Norwegian Wood Remix

virtualwallworld.blogspot.co.uk January 29, 2014
Magne Furuholmen: Norwegian Wood Remix

Norwegian Wood RemixMagne Furuholmen25.1.-23.2.14Kunstgalleriet, StavangerOil on canvas, motives based on Beatles song titles Kunstgalleriet at Madlaveien... [Read more]

THE HALSEY INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART X SHEPARD...

obeygiant.com January 27, 2014
THE HALSEY INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART X SHEPARD FAIREY: POWER & GLORY

The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs in the Art of Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns CHARLESTON, SC – The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art celebrates... [Read more]

Lisbon Street Art & Urban Creativity – Call for papers

stick2target.com January 27, 2014
Lisbon Street Art & Urban Creativity – Call for papers

The Lisbon Street Art See the website: urbancreativity.org for more information regarding the conference and preparation of your abstract and full paper.... [Read more]

Overtime: Jan 20 – Jan 26

arrestedmotion.com January 26, 2014
Overtime: Jan 20 – Jan 26

More stories from the week ended Jan 26 (click on bolded words for more info): Jeff Koons balloon rabbit installed in lobby of new IBM building on 51... [Read more]

Fred Butler, Solo Show‏

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk January 20, 2014
Fred Butler, Solo Show‏

TRAVELING MAC FRED ON A Q-TIP FOR A TRIBE CALLED GUESSFrom the prismatic mind of artist/designer  Fred Butler comes a unique exhibition full of fantastical... [Read more]

King

iammorley.squarespace.com January 20, 2014
King

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... [Read more]

The Voice of Russia Claims New Moscow-Based Banksy...

banksyt-shirts.com January 16, 2014
The Voice of Russia Claims New Moscow-Based Banksy Exhibition

It’s recently emerged that our beloved Banksy is to stage a new exhibition in Moscow in the coming months. According to The Voice of Russia, more than 130... [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]

Black Bloc fight cops for new years!

hurtyoubad.com January  8, 2014
Black Bloc fight cops for new years!

More than 7,000 Hamburg residents took to the streets to protest plans to evict squatters from an old theater building, which is a leftist cultural center.... [Read more]

Yuko Nasu - New paintings

5piecesgallery.blogspot.co.uk August  1, 2013
Yuko Nasu - New paintings

Unique portraits by Japanese artist Yuko Nasu available now! http://bit.ly/14liPTW Yuko Nasu (1974, Hiroshima/Japan) trained as an artist at Central Saint... [Read more]

D*FACE - New World Disorder - London (June)

D*FACE - New World Disorder - London (June)

D*FACE | New World Disorder | StolenSpace GalleryThe Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QLDate: 7th – 23rd June 2013'Not a lot of people can reach... [Read more]

Wiretap Wrapup: Startup funding news from Silicon Valley...

siliconbeat.com February 18, 2014

SiliconBeat Wiretap Wrapup: Startup funding news from Silicon ValleySiliconBeat(His firm, incidentally, invests the personal fortunes of folks like... [Read more]

Oakulture: An All-Star Benefit Elevates Oakland; A New...

oaklandlocal.com February 11, 2014

Oakland Local Oakulture: An All-Star Benefit Elevates Oakland; A New Art Show Spotlights ...Oakland LocalWe keep getting reports of world-class DJs being... [Read more]

'Dumb Starbucks' is an open-and-shut case - The...

registerguard.com February 11, 2014

'Dumb Starbucks' is an open-and-shut caseThe Register-GuardOthers had guessed it was the work of the street artist Banksy, who has targeted several cultural... [Read more]

Brew ha-ha: Comedian Nathan Fielder is the man behind...

latimes.com February 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times Brew ha-ha: Comedian Nathan Fielder is the man behind Dumb StarbucksLos Angeles TimesPeople who guessed — or hoped — that the store was... [Read more]

Dumb Starbucks: Comedy Central star Nathan Fielder behind...

latimes.com February 11, 2014

Dumb Starbucks: Comedy Central star Nathan Fielder behind faux cafeLos Angeles TimesOthers had guessed it was the work of the street artist Banksy, who has... [Read more]

'Dumb Starbucks': Comedy Central star behind faux coffee...

latimes.com February 11, 2014

'Dumb Starbucks': Comedy Central star behind faux coffee shopLos Angeles TimesOthers speculated it could be the work of the street artist Banksy, who has... [Read more]

Parisan Advertisements “Stolen” and Replaced By Famous Art

mymodernmet.com February  7, 2014

If you've found yourself in Paris lately, you might have noticed Etienne Lavie’s handiwork as you wait for the subway or stroll along the city streets. In... [Read more]

Musicians' Clinic to hold blood drive in conjunction with...

nola.com February  4, 2014

Musicians' Clinic to hold blood drive in conjunction with Doug Potter benefit ...The Times-Picayune4) they will stage a blood drive in Potter's name this... [Read more]

Before the iPad, There Was the Kinora - Wall Street...

blogs.wsj.com February  4, 2014

Before the iPad, There Was the KinoraWall Street Journal (blog)It is part of a trickle of private-sector projects bringing new cultural initiatives to... [Read more]

Viewpoints: What is next in Frogtown's future? - The...

theeastsiderla.com February  2, 2014

The Eastsider LA Viewpoints: What is next in Frogtown's future?The Eastsider LASeveral other big-name artists, like Mark Grotjahn and Shepard Fairey,... [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]

Hotel Insider: Adelphi Hotel, Melbourne, Australia - The...

thenational.ae January 30, 2014

Hotel Insider: Adelphi Hotel, Melbourne, AustraliaThe NationalMany of the best casual laneway restaurants are with a few minutes' walk, as are the best... [Read more]

Art Alert: 'Taxi' to be performed for two additional days...

english.ahram.org.eg January 30, 2014

Ahram Online Art Alert: 'Taxi' to be performed for two additional daysAhram OnlineA theatrical adaptation of Khaled El-Khamissi's best-selling novel... [Read more]

Mind-Boggling Ceramic Sculptures Look Like Inflatable Toys

mymodernmet.com January 26, 2014

West Virginia-based artist Brett Kern has mastered the art of illusion with handcrafted ceramic sculptures that deceptively look like inflatable toys. Each... [Read more]

Toledo is losing the branding battle - Toledo Blade

toledoblade.com January 19, 2014

Toledo Blade Toledo is losing the branding battleToledo BladeNow, in the next phase, it's trying to capture and convey what makes living in Toledo... [Read more]

Shadowy street artist leaves Elm City - Yale Daily News...

yaledailynews.com January 17, 2014

Shadowy street artist leaves Elm CityYale Daily News (blog)“Graffiti — and street art by an extension of that — are very much part of an aesthetic battle,”... [Read more]

Spaik Goes Seaside in Quintana Roo

brooklynstreetart.com January 14, 2014

Mexican Street Artist Spaik continues to combine his love of urban art with the historic mural art of his country, mixing folk elements and cultural symbols... [Read more]

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

huffingtonpost.com January 13, 2014

Western Daily Press Is Banksy Headed To Russia Just In Time For The Olympics?Huffington Post UKThe Voice Of Russia's only source was Vitaly Borisov,... [Read more]

Reader's Agenda Sat 1/11: "Chicago Street Art Stories,"...

chicagoreader.com January 11, 2014

Chicago Reader Reader's Agenda Sat 1/11: "Chicago Street Art Stories," Full Moon Vaudeville ...Chicago ReaderWondering about the tales behind the... [Read more]

Three cultural city walks - The Guardian

theguardian.com January 10, 2014

The Guardian Three cultural city walksThe GuardianBefore Banksy became a world-famous artist, he was just another kid on the streets of Bristol with a... [Read more]

Another brick in the wall of Gen Y cultural decline - WA...

watoday.com.au January  7, 2014

WA today Another brick in the wall of Gen Y cultural declineWA todayThe ambivalence Australia has to any mention of cultural elitism is reflected in its... [Read more]

More Gen Y twaddle? Please! - The Age

theage.com.au January  7, 2014

The Age More Gen Y twaddle? Please!The AgeThe ambivalence Australia has to any mention of cultural elitism is reflected in its suspicion of what appears... [Read more]

Spray-can art in the birthplace of Grafitti Blasters -...

chicagoreader.com January  6, 2014

Chicago Reader Spray-can art in the birthplace of Grafitti BlastersChicago ReaderYou can spot the piece he did for the Chicago Cultural Center's exhibit... [Read more]

Another brick in the wall of Gen Y cultural decline -...

brisbanetimes.com.au January  6, 2014

Another brick in the wall of Gen Y cultural declineBrisbane TimesThe ambivalence Australia has to any mention of cultural elitism is reflected in its... [Read more]