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Engaged, Inspired, and Ready to Build a Better Web

en.blog.wordpress.com September 30, 2014
Engaged, Inspired, and Ready to Build a Better Web

Automattic is a distributed company — we all work from wherever we are. Right now, “where we are” is 197 cities around the world: New Orleans, USA.... [Read more]

National Fairground Archive #NFA20

florenceblanchard.com August 25, 2014
National Fairground Archive #NFA20

Since I came back from Japan I have been working on my next project: a series of painting s 20th anniversary at the Western Bank Library early September.... [Read more]

TWOONE: ‘Hunted Hunter’s Head’ Preview

blog.stolenspace.com August 21, 2014
TWOONE: ‘Hunted Hunter’s Head’ Preview

StolenSpace Gallery is proud to announce the debut London solo exhibition ‘Hunted Hunter’s Head‘ from Hiroyasu Tsuri aka TWOONE. TWOONE was born and raised... [Read more]

The Anguish of the Avarice, 2014 31 x 44 inches Cut paper...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com August 20, 2014
The Anguish of the Avarice, 2014
31 x 44 inches
Cut paper on...

The Anguish of the Avarice, 2014 31 x 44 inches Cut paper on paper The second collage of 4 that I will be showing in September at Snow Contemporary in... [Read more]

“Contacts”: Ein Buch voller VIP-Visitenkarten

rebelart.net August 12, 2014
“Contacts”: Ein Buch voller VIP-Visitenkarten

Handynummer von Hans Ulrich Obrist gefällig? Oder wollt ihr dem “Monopol”-Chefredakteur mal eine Mail schreiben? Oder eine Kooperation mit dem britischen... [Read more]

Back in Betsukai-chō 別海町

florenceblanchard.com August 12, 2014
Back in Betsukai-chō 別海町

So I finally went back to Japan again after a mere 9 years went by since I was there last. This time I was painting a big mural in Betsukai/別海町 Hokkaido and... [Read more]

Brian Adam Douglas The Dreaming of the Bones, 2014 31 x...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com July 29, 2014
Brian Adam Douglas
The Dreaming of the Bones, 2014
31 x 26...

Brian Adam Douglas The Dreaming of the Bones, 2014 31 x 26 inches Cut paper on paper The first of 3 works on paper for a 3 person show at Snow... [Read more]

Roamcouch "When You Wish Upon A Star" New Editions...

streetartnews.net August 14, 2013
Roamcouch "When You Wish Upon A Star" New Editions Available August 16th & 17th

Japanese stencil artist Roamcouch will be releasing his new edition "When You Wish Upon A Star" on August 16th and 17th.  The print version will be... [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]

Durarara!!!! taking awesomeness to a whole nother level

espvisuals.blogspot.com June 24, 2013
Durarara!!!! taking awesomeness to a whole nother level

So what do you do when you are finishing off the first edit of your book and your editor rings you up wanting to know the title of the book you’re working on... [Read more]

Losers Japan - Spring Summer 2013 London Launch Event

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk June 19, 2013
Losers Japan - Spring Summer 2013 London Launch Event

Japanese footwear label LOSERS launch their SS13 collection with Footpatrol. Born and raised in Japan, LOSERS is always striving to create things with a... [Read more]

Specter hits Japan and Russia

blog.vandalog.com June 16, 2013
Specter hits Japan and Russia

“Bodega Window” in Tokyo’s Harijuku fashion district Specter is a rare and fascinating thing; his acrylic, hand-painted wheatpastes are detailed enough... [Read more]

SOYO "Rose" The Rose that Grew from Concrete" New...

streetartnews.net June 10, 2013
SOYO "Rose" The Rose that Grew from Concrete" New Editions Available Now

Japanese stencil artist SOYO just released a new editions "Rose" and "The Rose that grew from Concrete" via StArt Studio Japan. "Rose" is an edition of 3,... [Read more]

Stik New Mural In Shizuoka, Japan

streetartnews.net May 22, 2013
Stik New Mural In Shizuoka, Japan

After a piece in Chichester, UK earlier this month (covered), Stik is now in Japan where he just completed this new piece. The popular British street artist... [Read more]

Abir Abdullah - New photographs

Abir Abdullah - New photographs

Really stunning photographs by talented photographer Abir Abdullah available now: http://bit.ly/16M6jMJAbir Abdullah (1971, Bagerhat/Bangladesh) started his... [Read more]

Japanese Stencil Artist SOYO "Thug" Life" New Editions...

streetartnews.net April 27, 2013
Japanese Stencil Artist SOYO "Thug" Life" New Editions Available Now

Japanese stencil artist SOYO just released his new editions "Thug" and "Life" via StART STUDIO Japan. "Thug" is an edition of 10, it measures 45.5 x 53cm,... [Read more]

New School Exhibition at Graffik Gallery

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk April 18, 2013
New School Exhibition at Graffik Gallery

Graffik Gallery hosts their first group show of the year on 18th April and you’re all invited. The new show is dedicated to new and emerging talent, many are... [Read more]

Give Love, Get Pissed

Give Love, Get Pissed

Rooftop art in Los Angeles.  A mural from Phil Lumbang with his bear and a sign saying 'Give Love'.  Guessing that this was in support of the tsunami that... [Read more]

NO-Way in association with Ghostown present Toshio Saeki

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk March 28, 2013
NO-Way in association with Ghostown present Toshio Saeki

NO WAY in collaboration with Ghostown and the Print House Gallery in Dalston present the first ever UK exhibition of works by ‘the Master of Japanese... [Read more]

Sosek New Mural In São Paulo, Brazil

streetartnews.net March 14, 2013
Sosek New Mural In São Paulo, Brazil

Pifo aka Sosek just completed this brilliant new piece on the streets of São Paulo, Brazil. The artist called his creature "Sir Yōmuin", the cosmic keeper of... [Read more]

Web hosting craziness link-o-rama

blog.vandalog.com March 13, 2013
Web hosting craziness link-o-rama

Photo by Luna Park For the last week or so until today, we’ve been in the process changing Vandalog’s web hosts. No need to get into the technical... [Read more]

Edo Pop

gggexhibit.com March 12, 2013
Edo Pop

The Japan Society in New York is exhibiting Edo Pop: The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints through Sunday, June 9. The show “juxtaposes classic ukiyo-e... [Read more]

The Goodhood Life Store Opening

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk March  5, 2013
The Goodhood Life Store Opening

If you have been following The Goodhood Store across facebook, twitter or instagram you will spotted that they are opening a new store. The Goodhood Life... [Read more]

Create ‘Gummy Bear’ Versions of Yourself

senseslost.com February 26, 2013
Create ‘Gummy Bear’ Versions of Yourself

Japan’s FabCafe have created a way for you to create a ‘Gummy Bear’ version of yourself. Sign up for your very own here. [Read more]

Dot Dot Dot "Handgun" New Print Available February 21st

streetartnews.net February 20, 2013
Dot Dot Dot "Handgun" New Print Available February 21st

Norwegian artist Dot Dot Dot will be releasing his new handpainted print tomorrow. Available in five different flavours, Red, Light Blue, Yellow, Pink and... [Read more]

StreetArtNewsJapan x Pøbel Interview

streetartnews.net February 14, 2013
StreetArtNewsJapan x Pøbel Interview

Our friends from StreetArtNewsJapan spent some time with Pøbel to ask him a few questions... Pøbel is a Norwegian street artist based in Stavanger. He is... [Read more]

Pera Museum launches Turkey's first street art, graffiti...

news.google.com August 13, 2014

Today's Zaman Pera Museum launches Turkey's first street art, graffiti showToday's ZamanOn display until Oct. 5, the show “Language of the Wall:... [Read more]

Euromaxx - Lifestyle Europe - Deutsche Welle

dw.de July 20, 2013

Euromaxx - Lifestyle EuropeDeutsche WelleStreet art made out of folded paper. It's the work of Mademoiselle Maurice, who brightens up facades around the... [Read more]

Tokyo memories

dotmaster.co.uk July  8, 2013

It was almost a year since i was in Japan, recently a friend i met in Osaka, the amazing Ken has made a beautifully filmed short film for Mocatv about a few... [Read more]

Global Street Art - Tokyo - Art In The Streets - MOCAtv

blog.ulamongedesigns.com July  7, 2013

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

Exploring Abandoned Theme Parks

monorex.com June 28, 2013

Across America, and the world, thousands of theme parks sit abandoned, an eerie reminder of previous decades.   Some have been unable to recover from the... [Read more]

STREET MEET/ART WALK - Planet S

planetsmag.com June 27, 2013

Planet S STREET MEET/ART WALKPlanet SShe's travelled all over the world studying street art and graffiti; her book Graffiti and Street Art has... [Read more]

Minerva's Market Street Art Spot to feature Judith Singer...

timesreporter.com June 26, 2013

Minerva's Market Street Art Spot to feature Judith Singer July 12New Philadelphia Times ReporterMinerva's Market Street Art Spot, 217 N. Market St., Minerva,... [Read more]

281_Anti-Nuke Art Retrospective in Roppongi - Giant Robot

giantrobot.com June 25, 2013

281_Anti-Nuke Art Retrospective in RoppongiGiant RobotThey're each a part of the establishment that enabled TEPCO to haphazardly play dice with the country's... [Read more]

281_Anti Nuke: The Japanese street artist taking on...

japanfocus.org June 17, 2013

Japan Focus 281_Anti Nuke: The Japanese street artist taking on Tokyo, TEPCO and the ...Japan FocusWhile the origins of his chosen name are murky,... [Read more]

How far does the apple drop? - The Japan Times

japantimes.co.jp June  5, 2013

How far does the apple drop?The Japan Times“I don't like Graffiti” states French artist Zevs, who is known for his street-art work and is currently showing... [Read more]

Need a ride? Take a trip to Awesome Town with Japan's new...

en.rocketnews24.com May 29, 2013

Need a ride? Take a trip to Awesome Town with Japan's new fleet of anime taxis!ROCKETNEWS24Who knew that the ita-taku was more than just an eye-catching... [Read more]

281_Anti Nuke's anger at authority is at a critical mass...

japantimes.co.jp May 27, 2013

281_Anti Nuke's anger at authority is at a critical massThe Japan TimesWhile the origins of his chosen name are murky, the way in which his subversively... [Read more]

Nature art: It's in the 'I' of the beholder - The Japan...

japantimes.co.jp April 20, 2013

Nature art: It's in the 'I' of the beholderThe Japan TimesWhen works such as U.S. minimalist Carl Andre's 1966 “Equivalent VIII” (comprised of 120... [Read more]

Artist with a brand name has a big presence at 30th...

philly.com April 10, 2013

Philly.com Artist with a brand name has a big presence at 30th Street StationPhilly.comFrom Disney to street art to clothing to merchandising and... [Read more]

Artist with a brand name has a big presence at 30th...

philly.com April 10, 2013

Philly.com Artist with a brand name has a big presence at 30th Street StationPhilly.comFrom Disney to street art to clothing to merchandising and... [Read more]

Leon Keer, Chalk Artist, Creates 'Piggy Bank' Optical...

huffingtonpost.com April  9, 2013

Leon Keer, Chalk Artist, Creates 'Piggy Bank' Optical Illusion In Japan (PHOTOS)Huffington Post3D Street Art, 3d Art, 3d-Chalk-Art, 3d-Chalk-Drawings,... [Read more]

Dagli Ukiyo-e alla Street Art. La Grande Mela e l'Edo Pop...

artribune.com March 31, 2013

Artribune Dagli Ukiyo-e alla Street Art. La Grande Mela e l'Edo PopArtribuneLa Japan Society di New York, con la collaborazione dell'Istituto delle... [Read more]

Lacoste LIVE takes you to Japan : "From Tokyo to the...

hangout.altsounds.com March 26, 2013

Altsounds.com Lacoste LIVE takes you to Japan : "From Tokyo to the Beach"Altsounds.comIntroducing a new collection from Lacoste, a new state of mind,... [Read more]

Worldview: Canada's ambassador, tracking Japan's history...

wbez.org March 22, 2013

Worldview: Canada's ambassador, tracking Japan's history through theater, and ...WBEZWorldview: Canada's ambassador, tracking Japan's history through... [Read more]

The Miracle Tree

monorex.com March 15, 2013

The rebuilding and clean up process is still going after the devastating tsunami in Japan two years ago.   In one area along the Rikuzentakata coast in the... [Read more]

3D beanstalk emerges from Tokyo sidewalk - Campaign...

campaignasia.com March 14, 2013

3D beanstalk emerges from Tokyo sidewalkCampaign Asia-PacificThis example of 3D street art, believed to be the first in Japan, was created by a UK company... [Read more]

Banksy artwork pulled from US sale - The Japan Times

japantimes.co.jp February 25, 2013

Banksy artwork pulled from US saleThe Japan TimesLONDON – Artwork by British graffiti artist Banksy that appeared listed for auction in the U.S. after... [Read more]

Public Works: Manhole Art - Torontoist

torontoist.com February 15, 2013

Public Works: Manhole ArtTorontoistAs street fixtures, they're appealing in a steampunk kind of way, but generally not pretty or interesting. Other cities... [Read more]