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Mongrels – Attack The Monolith

kidacne.com May 27, 2016
Mongrels – Attack The Monolith

Yes Yes Y’all! Mongrels’ debut album, ‘ATTACK THE MONOLITH’ is released today d.i.g.i.t.a.l.l.y via iTunes + bleep.com Vinyl pre-orders are also available... [Read more]

“The Colossus of Destiny: A Melvins Tale” Premier /...

obeygiant.com May 12, 2016
“The Colossus of Destiny: A Melvins Tale” Premier / Ticket Giveaway

Shepard designed the poster for the new Melvins documentary “The Colossus of Destiny: A Melvins Tale.”  The film is set to screen at the Los Angeles’ Don’t... [Read more]

Tomas Young’s War; National Speaking Tour

obeygiant.com April 29, 2016
Tomas Young’s War; National Speaking Tour

A national speaking tour will begin May 2, remembering Tomas Young, his fight to balance struggles as a paralyzed veteran with his drive to speak out for... [Read more]

TOMAS YOUNG’S WAR – BOOK RELEASE

obeygiant.com April 12, 2016
TOMAS YOUNG’S WAR – BOOK RELEASE

Today is the release of “Tomas Young’s War,” a book about the incredibly powerful journey of soldier-turned-antiwar activist Tomas Young. Young was an... [Read more]

Subliminal Projects SNAPCHAT walk-through 5pm TODAY!

obeygiant.com April  8, 2016
Subliminal Projects SNAPCHAT walk-through 5pm TODAY!

TODAY at 5pm: Follow my gallery Subliminal Projects on SNAPCHAT @subliminal_art for a sneak preview walk-through of, Out of Line, our group art show opening... [Read more]

Small detail of a study for a new painting. My time...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com March 31, 2016
Small detail of a study for a new painting.
My time recently in...

Small detail of a study for a new painting. My time recently in terms of analog art production has focused primarily on drawing. I have a few paintings in... [Read more]

And onwards down the line of artists in arms, this early...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com March 30, 2016
And onwards down the line of artists in arms, this early drawing...

And onwards down the line of artists in arms, this early drawing by Lucien Freud. You can see the influence in mark making from Van Gogh, and by relation... [Read more]

Grey Gardens – Art and Architecture

urbankulturblog.com March 29, 2016
Grey Gardens – Art and Architecture

Quick off the mark, I took in the first day of the latest exhibition at Dundee Contemporary Arts. The trouble is, it’s taken me about three weeks to finally... [Read more]

PAINT YOUR LONDON — Street Art Festival launches in...

hookedblog.co.uk March 24, 2016
PAINT YOUR LONDON — Street Art Festival launches  in Waltham Forest

Hookedblog have been back and forth to Walthamstow, London the last few days checking in on the the progress of the first Paint Your London event launched... [Read more]

“Out Of Line” opens at Subliminal Projects 4/9

obeygiant.com March 15, 2016
“Out Of Line” opens at Subliminal Projects 4/9

Shepard’s gallery, Subliminal Projects, is pleased to present “Out Of Line,” an exhibition featuring work by Aaron Li-Hill, Guno Park, Mark Powell, and Von.... [Read more]

"El Regalo Mágico" : new mural in NYC with Cero Design

mac-arte.blogspot.com February 16, 2016
"El Regalo Mágico" : new mural in NYC with Cero Design

This is a mural I created last year in New York City with my friends Celso González and Roberto Biaggi from CERO Design out of Puerto Rico. The title of the... [Read more]

C215's Monograph Book Launch At StolenSpace London

hookedblog.co.uk February 14, 2016
C215's Monograph Book Launch At StolenSpace London

French stencil artists C215 aka Christian Guémy's work (Previous on Hookedblog) has been a regular fixture on the streets of East London going all the way... [Read more]

I was talking to my students about Richard Diebenkorn...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February  2, 2016
I was talking to my students about Richard Diebenkorn yesterday...

I was talking to my students about Richard Diebenkorn yesterday and I thought he would be interesting to look at today. He went through several stages of... [Read more]

NEW ART PIECE IN BEVERLY BOULEVARD, LOS ANGELES

woostercollective.com February  1, 2016
NEW ART PIECE IN BEVERLY BOULEVARD, LOS ANGELES

It's on Beverly Boulevard where you can find the latest Dourone art piece titled “Medio lleno, medio vacío."  In English: half full, half empty. The... [Read more]

Drawing is so essential to so many aspects of art making,...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com January 31, 2016
Drawing is so essential to so many aspects of art making,...

Drawing is so essential to so many aspects of art making, transmitting ideas into marks, that I want to take some time on here exploring how different... [Read more]

A drawing by Frank Auerbach. Reflecting on the show I...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com January 27, 2016
A drawing by Frank Auerbach.

Reflecting on the show I saw last...

A drawing by Frank Auerbach. Reflecting on the show I saw last night at @theholenyc , I really would have enjoyed seeing some of the artists drawings.... [Read more]

Reba (detail), 1998 Oil on panel There was a 5 year...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com January 26, 2016
Reba (detail), 1998
Oil on panel

There was a 5 year stretch...

Reba (detail), 1998 Oil on panel There was a 5 year stretch about 20 years ago where I was passionately chasing the mark making of Frank Auerbach(I... [Read more]

Banksy is Miserables over Calais Jungle

graffoto1.blogspot.fr January 25, 2016
Banksy is Miserables over Calais Jungle

Photos: Dave Stuart aka NoLionsInEngland except where statedNews involving refugees is a daily staple, police using CS gas makes disturbingly frequent... [Read more]

I know Cornbread said he was the first guy to write...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com January 18, 2016
I know Cornbread said he was the first guy to write graffiti,...

I know Cornbread said he was the first guy to write graffiti, but you can see people leaving their mark all over this 16th century limestone sculpture at... [Read more]

New Uploads, Passing 21,000 photos

stencilarchive.org January 18, 2016
New Uploads, Passing 21,000 photos

Stencil Archive News 21,000 uploads to the Stencil Archive. Here's to 1,000s more.Respect to all who have submitted, cut, painted, photographed.Thanks... [Read more]

Big Bang

dotmaster.co.uk January 15, 2016
Big Bang

The Westbank Gallery have moved, and their first show in their new space is Big Bang a group show in a really quite cool space, It was the old social centre,... [Read more]

2015 Street Art Flashback

graffoto1.blogspot.com January  5, 2016
2015 Street Art Flashback

All photos: Dave Stuart aka NoLionsInEngland except where statedThe big challenge to a writer attempting to review a year of street art is that the chosen... [Read more]

Coverage: “Major Work” curated by Andrew Schoultz @ San...

streetartnews.net December 19, 2015
Coverage: “Major Work” curated by Andrew Schoultz @ San Francisco’s Chandran Gallery

Last week in San Francisco opened “Major Work”, an exhibition curated by Andrew Schoultz at the newly opened Chandran Gallery. The line-up included some... [Read more]

My 4 year old niece Neve made this after I suggested she...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November 27, 2015
My 4 year old niece Neve made this after I suggested she look at...

My 4 year old niece Neve made this after I suggested she look at Mark Rothko. She proceeded to make 5 of them. She’s an extremely gifted artist. #art... [Read more]

Dean Chalkley presents 'Never Turn Back' Exhibition & Talk!‏

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk November 25, 2015
Dean Chalkley presents 'Never Turn Back' Exhibition & Talk!‏

Print Space are pleased to announce their next exhibition, with award-winning photographer Dean Chalkley. Dean is launching his newest project 'Never Turn... [Read more]

Helping people is complicated, especially if you’re a...

blog.vandalog.com November 19, 2015
Helping people is complicated, especially if you’re a famous street artist or an art collector

28 Millimeters, Women Are Heroes. Action in Kibera Slum, General View, Kenya, 2009. Photo by JR. Helping people is difficult. Recently, I heard a... [Read more]

I studied with one of the greatest living landscape...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November  5, 2015
I studied with one of the greatest living landscape painters for...

I studied with one of the greatest living landscape painters for years, and spent a long time plumbing that genre. It is such a joy to incorporate all of... [Read more]

Parent/teacher conferences today. We got a folder of...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November  4, 2015
Parent/teacher conferences today.

We got a folder of their art...

Parent/teacher conferences today. We got a folder of their art as part of the meeting and my boys made these paintings. These could be some of my favorite... [Read more]

Library Street Collective Presents “Legacy” at Subliminal...

obeygiant.com October 27, 2015
Library Street Collective Presents “Legacy” at Subliminal Projects

Library Street Collective Presents “Legacy” A Solo Exhibition By Tristan Eaton On View: November 7 – November 14th, 2015 at Subliminal Projects 1331... [Read more]

SPECIAL UNVEILING OF THE JERSEY CITY WAVE MURAL – TODAY!

obeygiant.com October 22, 2015
SPECIAL UNVEILING OF THE JERSEY CITY WAVE MURAL – TODAY!

Attention Jersey City, New York, and tri-state area, to mark the completion of “The Jersey City Wave” mural, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal... [Read more]

Eddie Colla & Nite Owl collaborate on a series of pieces...

streetartnews.net October 12, 2015
Eddie Colla & Nite Owl collaborate on a series of pieces in Goldfield, Nevada

On a whim, and perhaps out of a mix of boredom and curiosity, Oakland artists Nite Owl and Eddie Colla loaded up their car and drove 10 hours to the... [Read more]

WoodStreet Walls Spacehive Fundraiser

hookedblog.co.uk October 12, 2015
WoodStreet Walls Spacehive Fundraiser

With less than a week left in their Spacehive fund raiser, our E17 friends over at WoodStreet Walls have reached 92% of their £38,654 target. They still need... [Read more]

Sretan Bor Paints an Abstract Mural For CityLeaks 2015

streetartnews.net October 11, 2015
Sretan Bor Paints an Abstract Mural For CityLeaks 2015

Another artist that participated in this year's Cityleaks festival in Cologne, was Sretan Bor from Croatia. We recently received the photos of his finished... [Read more]

'Your Not My Type' EINE

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk October  8, 2015
'Your Not My Type' EINE

StolenSpace is proud to present an inaugural solo show from one of the most renowned names in British Street Art, Ben Eine.Eine remains one of London's most... [Read more]

New Interview with Fast Co.

obeygiant.com October  7, 2015
New Interview with Fast Co.

Check out Shepard’s new interview with Fast Company on Art, Advertising, and Propaganda below. POST-“HOPE” POSTER: SHEPARD FAIREY ON ART, ADVERTISING,... [Read more]

'Your Not My Type' Ben Eine's London Solo Show

hookedblog.co.uk October  6, 2015
'Your Not My Type' Ben Eine's London Solo Show

East London's StolenSpace gallery is set to present the inaugural solo show from one of the most renowned names in British Street Art, Ben Eine."Eine remains... [Read more]

New Album out now

lykenlove.wordpress.com September 27, 2015
New Album out now

Emma and I have a small amount of the Deluxe Box #‎MirrorLands‬ album available directly from our bandcamp. These are both beautifully packaged releases from... [Read more]

The Great Indoors

lykenlove.wordpress.com September  7, 2015
The Great Indoors

So it’s now early September and Emma and I are just back from taking a week out from our current projects to rehearse and install our “The Terrestrial Sea”... [Read more]

Portrait

florenceblanchard.com February  7, 2015
Portrait

Last week I had the pleasure to be invited by photographer Mark Howe to his beautiful studio in Sheffield for a portrait shoot. We used one of my recent... [Read more]

“Red Bicycle” by Jarus in Kiev, Ukraine

streetartnews.net May 23, 2016

Canadian artist Jarus is currently in Eastern Europe where he left his mark on the streets of Kiev. Entitled “Red Bicycle”, the Canadian artist spent a few... [Read more]

Preston Fresh Hood in Melbourne, Australia

streetartnews.net May 22, 2016

Last week fourteen artists came together to completely makeover an old food market in the northern suburbs of Melbourne that had been disused and empty for... [Read more]

Preview: Dran “Tiens” Solo Show @ Adda Gallery

streetartnews.net May  9, 2016

Well known for his satirical drawings, the candor of his performances, and his representative lines, Dran is a singular and outside the norm artist. Lonely... [Read more]

FULL MOON / HALF MOON

kidacne.com May  2, 2016

“Dwelling in the underground tunnels /  Every once in a while rock a rhyme for your lug holes”    Yes People. It’s the return of your favourite... [Read more]

Preview: “Between The Lines” @ The Mine Dubai

streetartnews.net May  1, 2016

Later this month, an exciting group exhibition entitled “Between The Lines” will be opening in Dubai, United Arab Emirates at The Mine Gallery. Curated by... [Read more]

“Tangaliscious” by Fin DAC in Tokyo, Japan

streetartnews.net March 30, 2016

Our friend Fin DAC has been in Tokyo the last few days working on, in his own words on “something completely different”. He left aside his “Urban Asian... [Read more]

Askew “Tiva” Limited Edition Hand-Painted Screen Print

streetartnews.net March 10, 2016

We kick off 2016 with a brand new and exciting unique edition coming straight from New Zealand with our friend Askew and JUSTKIDS. Askew is recognized... [Read more]

Ella & Pitr for Nuart in Stavanger, Norway

streetartnews.net March  9, 2016

Following the overwhelming success of Ella s collaboration with Nuart Festival in 2015, the much-loved French couple returned to Stavanger recently to leave... [Read more]

Fantasy Rap lll

kidacne.com February  9, 2016

MONGRELS are (MC) Kid Acne and (DJ) Benjamin. FANTASY RAP lll is a tribute to REQ, inspired by FANTASY ROC / SUBCULTURE (Skint 14). Taken from the current... [Read more]

Gull Trails

vimeo.com January  1, 2016

Cast: Mark Warrington [Read more]

Surplus Candy!

iammorley.squarespace.com October 23, 2015

One of my pieces for the Surplus Candy show. This one is in a bit of a hidden room in the house that Hanksy invited 50+ artists to decorate. You may need to... [Read more]