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Nick Walker "Love Vandal" New Street Piece - Hikone, Japan

streetartnews.net February 21, 2014
Nick Walker "Love Vandal" New Street Piece - Hikone, Japan

Our friend Nick Walker is currently in Japan where he just wrapped up this new "Love Vandal" somewhere on the streets of Hikone.Born in 1969, he emerged from... [Read more]

Overtime: Jan 13 – Jan 19

arrestedmotion.com January 19, 2014
Overtime: Jan 13 – Jan 19

More stories from the week ended Jan 19 (click on bolded words for more information): Anish Kapoor's inflatable concert hall travels Japan and brings... [Read more]

sfilate: Tao Okamoto in “The Ritual Of The City”...

solaris100.tumblr.com January 16, 2014
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Tao Okamoto in “The Ritual Of The City” photographed...

sfilate: Tao Okamoto in “The Ritual Of The City” photographed by HB Nam for Vogue Japan, August, 2013 [Read more]

Openings: Boris “DELTA” Tellegen – “Overburden” @ Common...

arrestedmotion.com December 20, 2013
Openings: Boris “DELTA” Tellegen – “Overburden” @ Common Gallery

Recently, Tokyo's Common Gallery opened a new show from Boris Tellegen entitled Overburden. Also known as DELTA, a moniker used during his time in graffiti,... [Read more]

Streets: D*Face (Tokyo) – Part II

arrestedmotion.com December 20, 2013
Streets: D*Face (Tokyo) – Part II

Earlier this month, we shared with you a mural that D*Face (interviewed) painted in Tokyo while he there for an exhibition at Parco Gallery X. Turns out the... [Read more]

Openings: Chris Berens – “Nensha” @ Megumi Ogita

arrestedmotion.com December 17, 2013
Openings: Chris Berens – “Nensha” @ Megumi Ogita

Dutch painter Chris Berens recently opened his long awaited first ever solo show in Japan at the Megumi Ogita Gallery in Ginza, Tokyo. Nensha was artist's... [Read more]

‘DUMP’ BY SPOK AT MONTANA GALLERY BARCELONA

mtn-world.com December 10, 2013
‘DUMP’ BY SPOK AT MONTANA GALLERY BARCELONA

The origins of Spok (Madrid, 1978) goes back to 1989, the time when he started to develop himself within classic graffiti by leaving his mark in tunnels, on... [Read more]

D*Face "Goodbye Kitty" New Street Piece - Shibuya, Tokyo

streetartnews.net December  9, 2013
D*Face "Goodbye Kitty" New Street Piece - Shibuya, Tokyo

After a first piece on the streets of Tokyo (covered), D*Face is back in Shibuya where he quickly painted this new piece entitled "Goodbye Kitty".The... [Read more]

Winter Group Show

kidacne.com December  9, 2013
Winter Group Show

Alongside a diverse range of talented artists from England to Japan, I have some work featured in this Winter Group Show at Bre in town. More information... [Read more]

D*Face New Street Art - Shibuya, Tokyo

streetartnews.net December  5, 2013
D*Face New Street Art - Shibuya, Tokyo

After a massive wall in Malaga, Spain (covered), D*Face is now in Asia where he just wrapped up this new mural in Tokyo, Japan.In town for the upcoming... [Read more]

Streets: D*Face (Tokyo)

arrestedmotion.com December  5, 2013
Streets: D*Face (Tokyo)

The UK-based D*Face (interviewed) is currently in Japan to promote his new book - The Art of D*Face: One Man and His Dog. To that end, he will be holding a... [Read more]

Roamcouch "When You Wish Upon A Star -London" New...

streetartnews.net November 28, 2013
Roamcouch "When You Wish Upon A Star -London" New Editions Available December 7th

Japanese stencil artist Roamcouch will be releasing his new edition entitled "When You Wish Upon A Star -London" on December 7th.The print version will be... [Read more]

Pez - Amor por Colombia

home.ekosystem.org November 14, 2013
Pez - Amor por Colombia

Today’s photos: Pez in Cali/Colombia + 2 big walls from Rowdy & Sweettoof + Kenzo & Suiko1 in Hiroshima/Japan + 3 pieces by Raek. [Read more]

Introducing the Work of Taiyo la Paix, “A Postmodern...

whitewallssf.com November  9, 2013
Introducing the Work of Taiyo la Paix, “A Postmodern Romance” (Bold Life)

Photo: Matt Rose Taiyo La Paix is having his first solo show with White Walls Project Space opening tonight at 7 p.m. In a telling 2011 article in the... [Read more]

Roamcouch "When You Wish Upon A Star-London" New Mural -...

streetartnews.net November  8, 2013
Roamcouch "When You Wish Upon A Star-London" New Mural - Gifu Japan

Roamcouch recently completed a new mural entitled "When You Wish Upon A Star-London" on the streets of his hometown Gifu, Japan. In order to make aware of... [Read more]

In Conversation with Haroshi: Skateboards

blog.stolenspace.com November  3, 2013
In Conversation with Haroshi: Skateboards

It’s the final day to come and see Haroshi’s ‘Pain’ solo exhibition, this is definitely not one to be missed! Today Haroshi’s discusses his use of... [Read more]

Good times…#japan #bape #abathingape #storeopening #party...

solaris100.tumblr.com November  3, 2013
Good times…#japan #bape #abathingape #storeopening #party...

Good times…#japan #bape #abathingape #storeopening #party #shibuya #nigo #pharrell [Read more]

Looking through souvenirs from my #japan trip 6 years ago...

solaris100.tumblr.com November  3, 2013
Looking through souvenirs from my #japan trip 6 years ago *sigh*

Looking through souvenirs from my #japan trip 6 years ago *sigh* [Read more]

I miss Japan!!! http://fewmany.exblog.jp

solaris100.tumblr.com October 30, 2013
I miss Japan!!!
http://fewmany.exblog.jp

I miss Japan!!! http://fewmany.exblog.jp [Read more]

Stik in the East Village and in ARTWALK NY 2013

blog.vandalog.com October 24, 2013
Stik in the East Village and in ARTWALK NY 2013

Stik in the East Village facing Tompkins Square Park Early last month, UK-based Stik spent a few days in NYC and left one more variation of his signature... [Read more]

1,200 Whimsical Stone Statues at Buddhist Temple in Kyoto

mymodernmet.com October 17, 2013
1,200 Whimsical Stone Statues at Buddhist Temple in Kyoto

Otagi Nenbutsu-Ji is a Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan that features over 1,200 stone figures representing Rakan, or disciples of Shaka (the founder of... [Read more]

Chotto-Matte / Mighty Murals

inkfetish.co.uk September 10, 2013
Chotto-Matte / Mighty Murals

I was asked by restaurant curator Kurt Zdesar to paint 2 huge new walls for his new frontier ‘Chotto Matte‘ opening in Soho on Frith street on September... [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]

Indeks Saham Bergerak Fluktuatif

streetartdead.blogspot.co.uk February 19, 2014

SPREISHOP Menurut analis PT MNC Securities, Reza Nugraha, laju indeks sesungguhnya sedang mendapat tekanan dari kecenderungan pelemahan rupiah dan aksi... [Read more]

Japan's quarterly growth disappoints ahead of sales tax...

bbc.co.uk February 17, 2014

BBC News Japan's quarterly growth disappoints ahead of sales tax hikeBBC NewsKissing Coppers, one of Banksy's most famous murals, has been sold for... [Read more]

The artful dodger: Japanese street artist 281 Anti Nuke...

scmp.com February 17, 2014

The artful dodger: Japanese street artist 281 Anti Nuke is risking his freedom ...South China Morning PostThe "Japanese Banksy" admits to being "frightened"... [Read more]

Global Track Interview: Super-Collector Daniel Weintraub...

complex.com February 16, 2014

Global Track Interview: Super-Collector Daniel Weintraub Discusses the Many ...Complex.comDaniel Weintraub: The simple answer is because I can't afford... [Read more]

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappears - The...

japantimes.co.jp January 31, 2014

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappearsThe Japan TimesPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said Thursday the artist is now hoping to avoid a city... [Read more]

Impressive Oil Paintings Offer Glimpse of 19th Century Tokyo

mymodernmet.com January 27, 2014

Over a century old, these incredible oil paintings by Robert Frederick Blum offer a rare glimpse into the vivid life of Tokyo in the late 19th century, a... [Read more]

Do Ho Suh's New Swirling Chandelier of 42,000 Figures

mymodernmet.com January  3, 2014

As far as light sculptures go, this one is truly one of a kind. Visit the newest Louis Vuitton store in the Shinjuku area and you won't be able to miss this... [Read more]

Pair of Banksy works are vandalized in Sundance film...

japantimes.co.jp January  3, 2014

Pair of Banksy works are vandalized in Sundance film festival's host townThe Japan TimesNEW YORK – Two paintings by the mysterious British graffiti artist... [Read more]

92-Year-Old Grandmother Uses Her Nimble Fingers to Create...

mymodernmet.com December 17, 2013

These stunning embroidered balls called temari were made by the prodigiously nimble fingers of a 92-year-old grandmother in Japan. Although she only learned... [Read more]

Top 10 Most Creative Art Projects by Parents in 2013

mymodernmet.com December 13, 2013

In 2013, there was no shortage of creative ideas. In fact, we here at My Modern Met put out about 4,500 posts showing you story after story of ordinary... [Read more]

Magyar grafikust faggatott plakátjairól a japán...

hg.hu December  7, 2013

hg.hu Magyar grafikust faggatott plakátjairól a japán designmagazinhg.huA magazin emellett ír Shepard Fairey-ről, akit Obama-plakátjai tettek híressé, és... [Read more]

Banksy mural fetches $209K at Calif. auction - The Japan...

the-japan-news.com December  7, 2013

Banksy mural fetches $209K at Calif. auctionThe Japan News(AP)—A mural stenciled on the side of a Hollywood gas station five years ago by the British street... [Read more]

Banksy 'Flower Girl' mural auctioned for $209000 in...

japantimes.co.jp December  7, 2013

Banksy 'Flower Girl' mural auctioned for $209000 in CaliforniaThe Japan TimesBEVERLY HILLS CALIFORNIA – A mural stenciled on the side of a Hollywood gas... [Read more]

Big Banksy piece from gas station up for auction - The...

japantimes.co.jp December  6, 2013

Big Banksy piece from gas station up for auctionThe Japan TimesBEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on... [Read more]

Banksy's Flower Girl artwork up for auction in LA - The...

theguardian.com December  5, 2013

The Guardian Banksy's Flower Girl artwork up for auction in LAThe GuardianFlower Girl, by Banksy, is up for sale on Thursday at Julien's Auctions in... [Read more]

Masked artist makes sticky issue out of radiation in...

dailystar.com.lb December  2, 2013

The Daily Star Masked artist makes sticky issue out of radiation in JapanThe Daily StarKnown as 281 Antinuke, Japan's answer to Banksy has covered Tokyo... [Read more]

Street Artist Makes a Sticky Issue out of Japan Radiation...

ntd.tv November 29, 2013

NDTV Street Artist Makes a Sticky Issue out of Japan RadiationNew Tang Dynasty TelevisionStreet Artist Makes a Sticky Issue out of Japan Radiation.... [Read more]

Singaporeans embrace 'Lithuanian Banksy' - The Japan Times

japantimes.co.jp November 29, 2013

Singaporeans embrace 'Lithuanian Banksy'The Japan TimesErnest Zacharevic, who has been likened to British graffiti artist Banksy, has seen photos of his... [Read more]

Masked artist makes sticky issue out of radiation in...

in.reuters.com November 29, 2013

Masked artist makes sticky issue out of radiation in JapanReuters India"It's a shame but 90 percent of the people who get in contact with me are from abroad,... [Read more]

Masked artist makes sticky issue out of radiation in...

trust.org November 29, 2013

Masked artist makes sticky issue out of radiation in JapanReuters AlertNet"It's a shame but 90 percent of the people who get in contact with me are from... [Read more]

Jerk or genius? Banksy stirs debate in NYC - The Japan Times

japantimes.co.jp November  2, 2013

Jerk or genius? Banksy stirs debate in NYCThe Japan TimesNEW YORK – The secretive street artist Banksy ended his self-announced month-long residency in New... [Read more]

Banksy Nazi picture auctioned for N.Y. charity - The...

japantimes.co.jp November  1, 2013

Banksy Nazi picture auctioned for N.Y. charityThe Japan TimesNEW YORK – British artist Banksy has donated a “vandalized” oil painting to a New York thrift... [Read more]

Banksy alters painting, donates it to NYC charity - The...

japantimes.co.jp October 30, 2013

Banksy alters painting, donates it to NYC charityThe Japan TimesAfter buying a painting of a pastoral scene for $50, Banksy donated it back to the thrift... [Read more]

New Shadow Figure Emerges From Fabric

mymodernmet.com October 21, 2013

Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita has created a magical new shadow figure using just light and fabric. Called Veil, it's a temporary installation on view until... [Read more]

Towering Sculptures of Monsters Made of Straw

mymodernmet.com October 14, 2013

Each year in rural parts of Japan, heaps and heaps of straw left behind from harvesting rice are put to artistic use in the creation of giant straw... [Read more]

Contemporary Japonism: The Influence of Japan on Art

artrepublic.com September 12, 2013

Brighton Japan 2013 opens tomorrow. The international celebration of Japanese arts, film, theatre, performance and culture has inspired us to take a look at... [Read more]

STREET ART TOKYO FROM MOCA TV

nuart09.blogspot.com July  5, 2013

This thought-provoking short film introduces contemporary street art in Japan through the imagery and thoughts of three internationally renowned artists:... [Read more]