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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]

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

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"Los Muros Hablan" New York City, August 19-25th

streetartnews.net August 15, 2013
"Los Muros Hablan" New York City, August 19-25th

Los Muros Hablan, one of the world's best Urban Art Festials will be bringing their art and music straight from Puerto Rico to El Barrio in New York City.... [Read more]

Viva con Agua

cityleaks-festival.com August 12, 2013
Viva con Agua

Exhibition Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli, Hamburg With numerous activities Hamburg-based charitable organisation Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli e.V.... [Read more]

Recover the Streets

cityleaks-festival.com August 12, 2013
Recover the Streets

Exhibition Recover the Streets Recover the Streets is a cooperation project between the five European cities of Cologne, Besançon, Toulouse,... [Read more]

40 Grad-Urban Art

cityleaks-festival.com August 12, 2013
40 Grad-Urban Art

Exhibition 40 Grad-Urban Art For 35 years now Düsseldorf has been known for its street art. In September 2013 Urban Art Festival 40 Grad opens... [Read more]

Able & Baker Gallery

cityleaks-festival.com August 12, 2013
Able & Baker Gallery

Exhibition Bricks s CityLeaks Festival she presents her new exhibition ‘Bricks at Bürgerhaus Stollwerck. The group exhibition features paintings,... [Read more]

10 Years of Wooster Collective

obeygiant.com August  5, 2013
10 Years of Wooster Collective

10 Years of Wooster Collective: 2003-2013An Exhibition Curated by Marc The show features work by Shepard Fairey, Space Invader, JR, Anthony Lister, Ben... [Read more]

Yuko Nasu - New paintings

5piecesgallery.blogspot.com 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]

Ralph Ziman Mural in Venice Beach

Ralph Ziman Mural in Venice Beach

MIt turns out that our guess was close to the theme, and we just got sent over this information explaining the motivations that went into the piece, the... [Read more]

New & More…

New & More…

I could have turned back when the check-in assistant told me that I had missed the flight to Amsterdam by a full 24 hours instead of looking at her like a... [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]

'Bomb It 2': Globetrotting Through the World of Street...

kcet.org August  8, 2013

'Bomb It 2': Globetrotting Through the World of Street ArtKCET (blog)With his dexterous 2007 documentary "Bomb It," Los Angeles filmmaker Jon Reiss sought... [Read more]

London Underground: A Cultural Geography, by David...

timeshighereducation.co.uk August  8, 2013

London Underground: A Cultural Geography, by David AshfordTimes Higher Education... are discussed in the strangulated pretensions of cultural theory-speak,... [Read more]

London Underground: A Cultural Geography, by David...

timeshighereducation.co.uk August  8, 2013

London Underground: A Cultural Geography, by David AshfordTimes Higher Education... are discussed in the strangulated pretensions of cultural theory-speak,... [Read more]

Through Our Eyes - Art From LSA - Thistle Hall -...

scoop.co.nz August  6, 2013

Scoop.co.nz (press release) Through Our Eyes - Art From LSA - Thistle HallScoop.co.nz (press release)The school is based on education and sports. We... [Read more]

Art Alert: El-Fan Midan back to celebrate last Saturday...

english.ahram.org.eg August  1, 2013

Ahram Online Art Alert: El-Fan Midan back to celebrate last Saturday of RamadanAhram OnlineAfter a long pause and a number of cancellations due to... [Read more]

Another Banksy Removed For Sale

monorex.com July 28, 2013

Another Banksy piece has been removed from the wall it appeared on and is due to be put up for auction by the Sincura Group.   The group also handled the... [Read more]

George Will: Detroit doesn't have a fiscal problem, but a...

dailycaller.com July 28, 2013

George Will: Detroit doesn't have a fiscal problem, but a 'cultural collapse'Daily CallerOn Sunday's “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” on ABC,... [Read more]

Da Lat hosts 'Summer Street Festival' - SGGP

saigon-gpdaily.com.vn July 28, 2013

SGGP Da Lat hosts 'Summer Street Festival'SGGPThe festival includes a series of cultural activities such as street art, photo exhibition, food and... [Read more]

Second Banksy mural is removed from wall in N London for...

gulf-times.com July 27, 2013

Second Banksy mural is removed from wall in N London for saleGulf TimesHe said: “The Banksy was an important cultural feature of the area, and if it has been... [Read more]