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Streets: JR (Germany)

arrestedmotion.com March 19, 2014
Streets: JR (Germany)

Earlier this month, we shared some shots of work from artist JR (interviewed) from his solo at the Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden, Germany. Not... [Read more]

Studio Visits: Diederick Kraaijeveld

arrestedmotion.com March 18, 2014
Studio Visits: Diederick Kraaijeveld

Diederick Kraaijeveld is a quite a special character on the art scene today. Historian by profession, he was working as an investigative journalist for many... [Read more]

Previews: “A Major Minority” @1:AM Gallery

arrestedmotion.com March  6, 2014
Previews: “A Major Minority” @1:AM Gallery

Curated by Graffuturism founder and artist Poesia, A Major Minority gathers A4 sized works from over 100 artists in 18 countries from what he likes to call... [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]

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]

POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Inti

arrestedmotion.com February 18, 2014
POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Inti

After long days of working under hot Hawaiian sun, another participating artist the of POW! WOW! Hawaii festival, Inti, recently finished his mural. Known... [Read more]

Egypt’s street artists now risk even more

blog.vandalog.com February 14, 2014
Egypt’s street artists now risk even more

As more journalists are being arrested in Egypt, artists are under threat as well. A new law enacted following the recent referendum criminalizes graffiti... [Read more]

Upcoming: Chloe Early – “Suspended” @ The Outsiders (London)

arrestedmotion.com February 14, 2014
Upcoming: Chloe Early – “Suspended” @ The Outsiders (London)

Coming up in early April, The Outsiders London will be presenting their first solo exhibition with painter Chloe Early (interviewed). Entitled Suspended, the... [Read more]

Arno Bojak - New paintings

5piecesgallery.blogspot.co.uk February 12, 2014
Arno Bojak - New paintings

New stunning paintings by German painter Arno Bojak: http://bit.ly/1eU4pMS Arno Bojak (1974, Wuppertal/Germany) is a painter with both body and soul. He... [Read more]

Nelio New Collaborations With Gualicho, Rojo Roma and...

streetartnews.net February 11, 2014
Nelio New Collaborations With Gualicho, Rojo Roma and Poeta - Argentina

Nelio is still in Argentina where he just wrapped up a series of new collaborations with Gualicho, Rojo Roma and Poeta in Buenos Aires and Villa Carlos... [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]

BCN ZNIART BOOK

12ozprophet.com February  5, 2014
BCN ZNIART BOOK

Only 200 copies left of the limited edition book collecting the history of Barcelona “Cercanias” Trains, from 1987 until 2013. More info:... [Read more]

RISE FESTIVAL VIDEO TEASER

12ozprophet.com February  3, 2014
RISE FESTIVAL VIDEO TEASER

Oi YOU! presents RISE is a street art festival at the Canterbury Museum and on walls across the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. RISE is already the most... [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]

Blek,Thinking of L.A.

stencilarchive.org January 31, 2014
Blek,Thinking of L.A.

Artist Interview Blek Le Rat, 'Father of the Street Stencil,' Thinking of L.A.By Ed Fuentes | on January 16, 2014Link:... [Read more]

The Story of an Artist: Victor Gastelum

stencilarchive.org January 31, 2014
The Story of an Artist: Victor Gastelum

Artist Interview The Story Of An Artist: Victor Gastelum Interview with Victor Gastelum. “Victor is the fifth Beatle, he is the silent one that no... [Read more]

Upcoming: Olek at White Walls

whitewallssf.com January 30, 2014
Upcoming: Olek at White Walls

Boys, Oakland, California 2013 Polish crochet artist extraordinaire, Olek will be exhibiting at White Walls February 8 through March 8. The artist who... [Read more]

Interview: Tubs - FDC - DME

12ozprophet.com January 30, 2014
Interview: Tubs - FDC - DME

An interview with Tubs of Miami’s notorious FDC and DME crews.  Tub’s drops some knowledge on local Miami history as well as the best spots to eat.... [Read more]

Fin DAC "Nadeshiko" New Mural - Los Angeles, USA

streetartnews.net January 29, 2014
Fin DAC "Nadeshiko" New Mural - Los Angeles, USA

Fin DAC is back on the streets of Los Angeles where he spent the last few days working on this large new piece entitled.The Irish artist brought to life a... [Read more]

The Incredible Rebels

hurtyoubad.com January 29, 2014
The Incredible Rebels

Rocking the City has been uploading some old school London tubes to their flickr. A slice of history to go check out, like this e2e by Merc & Coad5 of ACR. [Read more]

City as Canvas: A rare collection on view soon in NYC

blog.vandalog.com January 29, 2014
City as Canvas: A rare collection on view soon in NYC

One of the greatest early supporters of graffiti artists was Martin Wong, a painter who lived in New York City during the city’s Golden Age of graffiti. Wong... [Read more]

Ever "November 19, 1910" Limited Edition Screen Print

streetartnews.net January 27, 2014
Ever "November 19, 1910" Limited Edition Screen Print

Our friend EVER recently produced a new screen-print during his residency with the good lads @ MAMUTT in Mexico City.In October 2013, EVER visited Mexico for... [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]

Phlegm exhibition – The Bestiary – 1st February at Howard...

streetartlondon.co.uk January 25, 2014
Phlegm exhibition – The Bestiary – 1st February at Howard Griffin Gallery

Preview of installation  Phlegm The BestiaryHoward Griffin Gallery Opens 1 February, 6:30PM Exhibition runs 01 February – 04 March189 Shoreditch High St,... [Read more]

Street Messages

iammorley.squarespace.com January 25, 2014
Street Messages

Nicholas Ganz, author of the amazing GRAFFITI WORLD (and others) is crafting a book on street art messages- with the goal to be "the first book, that will... [Read more]

Kristina Norman artist talk

virtualwallworld.blogspot.co.uk November  7, 2013
Kristina Norman artist talk

Artist talkKristina Norman7.11.13Rogaland KunstsenterArtist talk as part of the Estonian Dream projectWe who were at the library at Rogaland Kunstsenter this... [Read more]

Abandonment Issues: Dickson Family Farmhouse

jermalism.blogspot.co.uk May 27, 2013
Abandonment Issues: Dickson Family Farmhouse

Our visit to the Dickson Family Farmhouse in Ingersoll, Ontario was a remarkable experience. The visit, in mid-March, capped off the 2013 Anniversary Tour,... [Read more]

Lionel Messi, David Luiz, Sergio Aguero, and Robin van...

irishmirror.ie February 19, 2014

Irish Mirror Lionel Messi, David Luiz, Sergio Aguero, and Robin van Persie given street art ...Irish MirrorSteve Lazarides, gallerist and street art... [Read more]

LIVE: The Daily Wire - Irish Times (blog)

liveblog.irishtimes.com February 19, 2014

LIVE: The Daily WireIrish Times (blog)Three works by the elusive British street artist Banksy, including two that had to be removed from the sides of... [Read more]

Rad People Who Make Rad Art: Zak Kaplan - Punknews.org

punknews.org February 19, 2014

Punknews.org Rad People Who Make Rad Art: Zak KaplanPunknews.orgA more obvious influence would be Shepard Fairey, who I got into at the same time I was... [Read more]

Interviews: Rad People Who Make Rad Art: Zak Kaplan -...

punknews.org February 19, 2014

Punknews.org Interviews: Rad People Who Make Rad Art: Zak KaplanPunknews.orgA more obvious influence would be Shepard Fairey, who I got into at the same... [Read more]

The Art of Graffiti: Draw Your Name at MCNY – Village Voice

puregraffiti.com February 18, 2014

The Art of Graffiti: Draw Your Name at MCNYVillage VoiceThe Museum of The City of New York is celebrating graffiti in New York City through an ongoing... [Read more]

Classic Movies Interpreted as 16th Century Illustrations

mymodernmet.com February 14, 2014

Alien Turkish artist Murat Palta's Classic Movies in Miniature Style are hilarious illustrations that interpret contemporary movies in the style of... [Read more]

George Clooney, Bill Murray wade into Elgin marbles...

latimes.com February 12, 2014

George Clooney, Bill Murray wade into Elgin marbles debateLos Angeles TimesPHOTOS: Art by Banksy. John Whittingdale, the chairman of Parliament's Culture,... [Read more]

Mosaic Man carves out a place in Big Apple's history -...

independent.ie February 10, 2014

Irish Independent Mosaic Man carves out a place in Big Apple's historyIrish Independent"Long before Banksy brought street art to the masses," one local... [Read more]

Melissa Merli: Mural of C-U's Chef Ra planned -...

news-gazette.com February  9, 2014

Melissa Merli: Mural of C-U's Chef Ra plannedChampaign/Urbana News-GazetteAlso, spray paint is part of the growing artistic history and culture of graffiti... [Read more]

RE-REWIND: GARAGE HISTORY - Mixmag

mixmag.net February  8, 2014

Mixmag RE-REWIND: GARAGE HISTORYMixmagI was asked to go by style magazine Sleaze Nation in 1998: Steve Lazarides [who would later become Banksy's agent]... [Read more]

Eclectic Method – A Brief History of Sampling

hurtyoubad.com February  7, 2014

Click here to view the embedded video. [Read more]

The Best Art Prints for the Winter Olympics

artrepublic.com February  7, 2014

Tonight The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics will officially open with a lavish Russian ceremony. To celebrate the costliest Olympic Games in history we have... [Read more]

The Best Winter Olympic Art Prints

artrepublic.com February  7, 2014

The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics has officially opened with a lavish Russian ceremony. To celebrate the costliest Olympic Games in history we have decided to... [Read more]

PopLives #64: Maser - Irish Times (blog)

irishtimes.com February  6, 2014

PopLives #64: MaserIrish Times (blog)Moving between street art, outdoor installations, canvases, and use of classic typography, he is noted for his use of... [Read more]

“The City As Canvas” Opens with the Collection of Martin...

brooklynstreetart.com February  4, 2014

Last night the graffiti and early Street Art history from New York’s 1970s and 80s was celebrated by the City of New York – at least in its museum. Criminals... [Read more]

120-foot mural at apartments will trace history of...

news-journal.com January 31, 2014

120-foot mural at apartments will trace history of LongviewLongview News-Journal“I'm a big fan of graffiti and street art,” he said. “And I think it is about... [Read more]

Press Release: “City of Eternal Springtime” by Jet Martinez

whitewallssf.com January 31, 2014

Shooting Gallery Presents: City of Eternal Springtime Shooting Gallery is pleased to present City of Eternal Springtime by Jet Martinez. The opening... [Read more]

Knuckle (2011) – Irish Bare-Knuckle Fighting Documentary

hurtyoubad.com January 29, 2014

Click here to view the embedded video. [Read more]

Have you been watching ... Celebrity Big Brother? - The...

theguardian.com January 27, 2014

The Guardian (blog) Have you been watching ... Celebrity Big Brother?The Guardian (blog)We all should. And yet, by leagues and leagues and leagues, this... [Read more]

RISE exhibition most successful in Museum's history -...

scoop.co.nz January 27, 2014

The Press RISE exhibition most successful in Museum's historyScoop.co.nz (press release)RISE, which profiles the best of street art from New Zealand and... [Read more]

Street Art Birmingham - digbeth

digbeth.org January 22, 2014

Street Art BirminghamdigbethStreet Art is as much a part of Digbeth as our 'old man' pubs and Irish heritage. To celebrate this, the brains behind Street Art... [Read more]

5 quirky moments from Sundance Film Festival history -...

galesburg.com January 16, 2014

5 quirky moments from Sundance Film Festival historyGalesburg Register-MailBanksy's murals have been getting a lot of attention since they were recently... [Read more]