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Openings: Kaws “Final Days” @ CAC Malaga, Spain

arrestedmotion.com March 28, 2014
Openings: Kaws “Final Days” @ CAC Malaga, Spain

KAWS aka Brian Donnelly just opened his big European museum exhibition, curated by Fernando Francés, at CAC Malaga. Titled Final Days, this is his first... [Read more]

Upcoming: Mark Ryden – “The Gay 90s: West” @ Kohn Gallery

arrestedmotion.com March 26, 2014
Upcoming: Mark Ryden – “The Gay 90s: West” @ Kohn Gallery

Fans of Mark Ryden on the West Coast have been anxiously awaiting the much postponed solo that was promised them since the Los Angeles-based artist's showing... [Read more]

Previews: Judith Supine – “Golden Child” @ Mecka Gallery...

arrestedmotion.com March 26, 2014
Previews: Judith Supine – “Golden Child” @ Mecka Gallery (New York)

Year and half since his last solo show in NYC (covered), Judith Supine is opening a new solo show in his hometown on 29th of March. Golden Child is a part... [Read more]

Streets: Aaron Li-Hill (New Jersey)

arrestedmotion.com March 24, 2014
Streets: Aaron Li-Hill (New Jersey)

Earlier this year, we introduced you to the kinetic work of Aaron Li-Hill in one of our Art Focus features. Working in Jersey City on a wall project arranged... [Read more]

Overtime: March 17 – March 23

arrestedmotion.com March 23, 2014
Overtime: March 17 – March 23

More stories from the week that ended March 23 (click on bolded words for more information): Andrew Russeth reviews Jordan Wolfson exhibition at David... [Read more]

Releases: BNE x Banksy (Artist 4 Water)

arrestedmotion.com March 21, 2014
Releases: BNE x Banksy (Artist 4 Water)

After recently releasing limited edition t-shirts in collaboration with Space Invader, Faile and Shepard Fairey, BNE is continuing the Artists 4 Water effort... [Read more]

Releases: Shepard Fairey – “Ai Weiwei” Print

arrestedmotion.com March 20, 2014
Releases: Shepard Fairey – “Ai Weiwei” Print

It looks like Shepard Fairey (featured) has created a new print as a tribute to Ai Weiwei ahead of the Chinese artist's show opening soon at the Brooklyn... [Read more]

Streets: Maya Hayuk – Bowery & Houston Mural (Part II)

arrestedmotion.com March 14, 2014
Streets: Maya Hayuk – Bowery & Houston Mural (Part II)

Last month, AM caught up with Brooklyn based artist Maya Hayuk as she braved the polar vortex conditions that have plagued NYC all winter. Spending more than... [Read more]

Studio Visits: Swoon – VNA “NYC Takeover 2.0″ @ Supra NYC

arrestedmotion.com March 13, 2014
Studio Visits: Swoon – VNA “NYC Takeover 2.0″ @ Supra NYC

During January, our friends at Very Near Almost (VNA) invited us to come along on a visit to Swoon (interviewed) Brooklyn studio while they conducted an... [Read more]

Streets: GILF! – “Gentrification in Progress” (New York)

arrestedmotion.com March 12, 2014
Streets: GILF! – “Gentrification in Progress” (New York)

Since her performance art/installation piece “Define Progress” (video below) from the Surplus Candy group show a couple months ago, Brooklyn-based artist... [Read more]

Armory Week ’14: Volta

arrestedmotion.com March 12, 2014
Armory Week ’14: Volta

One of the satellite fairs we visited first during New York's Armory Week is Volta. This unique event does not showcase a sampling of a diverse roster of... [Read more]

Streets: POSE (New York)

arrestedmotion.com March  7, 2014
Streets: POSE (New York)

With Armory Week in full swing now in New York, be sure to stop by the Jonathan LeVine booth at VOLTA to check out new works from POSE. Also, while you in... [Read more]

Previews: Artists Interpret “Last Rites” @ Last Rites...

arrestedmotion.com March  7, 2014
Previews: Artists Interpret “Last Rites” @ Last Rites Gallery

This Saturday night, March 8th, the Last Rites in New York will be presenting a group exhibition where 40 artists were asked to interpret the gallery's... [Read more]

Previews: Pryce Lee – “Single Shot” @ Anonymous Gallery...

arrestedmotion.com March  5, 2014
Previews: Pryce Lee – “Single Shot” @ Anonymous Gallery (Pop Up)

Tomorrow night, Anonymous Gallery in New York will present the first solo exhibition of artist Pryce Lee. Entitled Single Shot, this show consists of... [Read more]

Armory Week ’14 / Previews: Know Hope for Thinkspace @ Scope

arrestedmotion.com March  5, 2014
Armory Week ’14 / Previews: Know Hope for Thinkspace @ Scope

After taking part at this year's  Pow! Wow! Hawaii (covered), Know Hope is currently in New York City where he is setting up a mini solo show at the Scope... [Read more]

Previews: Shepard Fairey @ Halsey Institute of...

arrestedmotion.com March  3, 2014
Previews: Shepard Fairey @ Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art

As previously mentioned, Shepard Fairey (featured) is currently in his studio preparing for his upcoming exhibition The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs in... [Read more]

Previews: JR x NYCB Theatrical Performance

arrestedmotion.com February 28, 2014
Previews: JR x NYCB Theatrical Performance

After creating the NYCB’s 2014 Art Series installation (covered), JR is taking the collaboration with New York City Ballet to a new level as a theatrical... [Read more]

Showing: KAWS – “Play Your Part” @ Galeria Javier Lopez

arrestedmotion.com February 24, 2014
Showing: KAWS – “Play Your Part” @ Galeria Javier Lopez

Four years since his solo with the same gallery (covered), KAWS is back in Madrid with a new show entitled Play Your Part at Galeria Javier Lopez. With seven... [Read more]

Showing: Yayoi Kusama – “A Dream I Dreamed” @ MoCA...

arrestedmotion.com February 24, 2014
Showing: Yayoi Kusama – “A Dream I Dreamed” @ MoCA (Shanghai)

At the end of last year, we had a chance to see for ourselves the genius of Yayoi Kusama while she was showing in New York (here A Dream I Dreamed featuring... [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]

Streets: Os Gemeos (San Francisco)

arrestedmotion.com February 23, 2014
Streets: Os Gemeos (San Francisco)

Thanks to The Lugagge Store Gallery in San Francisco, the other day we finally got a chance to check out up close and snap some exclusive shots of the Os... [Read more]

Upcoming: Logan Hicks – “Love Never Saved Anything” @ PMM...

arrestedmotion.com February 21, 2014
Upcoming: Logan Hicks – “Love Never Saved Anything” @ PMM Art Projects Popup

Coming up on March 7th, Logan Hicks will be opening a new show in New York at a special pop-up location (154 Stanton Street) for PMM Art Projects. Love Never... [Read more]

Speaking with George Colon aka AIM SSB

streetartnyc.org February 20, 2014
Speaking with George Colon aka AIM SSB

Old School New York City writer, George Colon aka AIM SSB credits graffiti with having saved his life in the early 70′s. Decades later, he is back in the... [Read more]

The Philosophies Propelling The World’s Most Famous...

banksyt-shirts.com February 20, 2014
The Philosophies Propelling The World’s Most Famous Street Artist

Ever heard of Carol Diehl? Well, we have. *ahem* Diehl is an American artist, art critic and poet, born in Philadelphia, or ‘Philly’, as most... [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]

“Outdoor Gallery” Surveys Current Street Art Scene in NYC

brooklynstreetart.com February 20, 2014
“Outdoor Gallery” Surveys Current Street Art Scene in NYC

Outdoor Gallery – New York City by Yoav Litvin The outdoor gallery is the one we visit most and NYC is always front and center in our heart even as we... [Read more]

“Outdoor Gallery” Surveys Current Street Art Scene in NYC

brooklynstreetart.com February 19, 2014
“Outdoor Gallery” Surveys Current Street Art Scene in NYC

Outdoor Gallery – New York City by Yoav Litvin The outdoor gallery is the one we visit most and NYC is always front and center in our heart even as we... [Read more]

Release: Originals by Joe Grillo, Judith Supine & John...

blog.papermonster.net March 11, 2014

To be released Thursday March 13th, 2014 around 12noon EST. We are excited to welcome artist Joe Grillo to the site! Joe has pulled out a handful of mixed... [Read more]

Art of living rich - Daily News & Analysis

dnaindia.com February 21, 2014

Art of living richDaily News & AnalysisKeep It Spotless is the most expensive Banksy art ever sold. Made in 2007, it was sold during a Sotheby's Charity... [Read more]

Michelle Obama wears brushstroke-inspired skirt at New...

dailymail.co.uk February 20, 2014

Daily Mail Michelle Obama wears brushstroke-inspired skirt at New York City museumDaily MailThe look was fitting given that she was at the city's New... [Read more]

Lessons in Street Art - New York Times

nytimes.com February 20, 2014

Lessons in Street ArtNew York TimesLike a lot of precocious adolescents animated by the spirit of punk, the Miser and his cronies put in more than a few... [Read more]

Duly Noted: Con Ed gets the freeze, Banksy gets bummed,...

bizjournals.com February 20, 2014

Duly Noted: Con Ed gets the freeze, Banksy gets bummed, pizza gets prickly ...New York Business JournalThe street artist Banksy caused a stir in New York... [Read more]

Humorous Recreations of Unwanted Thrift Store Paintings

mymodernmet.com February 20, 2014

New York-based software engineer and artist Dave Pollot spends his free time putting a little life back into old, unwanted paintings found along the shelves... [Read more]

James Franco on Shia LaBeouf's Behavior: 'Clever or...

hollywoodreporter.com February 20, 2014

Hollywood Reporter James Franco on Shia LaBeouf's Behavior: 'Clever or Pathological?'Hollywood ReporterHe then commissioned an apology to the artist via... [Read more]

mastermind behind tipsforjesus comes forward to magazine...

nydailynews.com February 20, 2014

New York Daily News mastermind behind tipsforjesus comes forward to magazine ... kind ofNew York Daily NewsThe gent who's caused quite a storm in recent... [Read more]

New York apartment rental holiday: the Big Apple for less...

telegraph.co.uk February 20, 2014

Telegraph.co.uk New York apartment rental holiday: the Big Apple for lessTelegraph.co.ukThe Classic Tour (takes in Brooklyn Grange rooftop farm and a... [Read more]

Seller lowers auction prices of Banksy artworks - New...

nypost.com February 20, 2014

Seller lowers auction prices of Banksy artworksNew York PostThe owner of two New York City-made Banksy pieces that failed to sell at an auction Tuesday will... [Read more]

Banksy work sells for $575000 at Miami auction - Oneida...

oneidadispatch.com February 19, 2014

Banksy work sells for $575000 at Miami auctionOneida DispatchBanksy work sells for $575,000 at Miami auction. This undated photo provided by Keszler Gallery... [Read more]

Olympian dismisses claims friend of Prince William...

dailymail.co.uk February 19, 2014

Olympian dismisses claims friend of Prince William bottled revellerDaily MailIt is described as an 'intimate room' for some 100 people with a 'distinct cool... [Read more]

One Banksy Sells in Miami; Two Works From New York Do Not...

news.gnom.es February 19, 2014

One Banksy Sells in Miami; Two Works From New York Do NotNEWS.GNOM.ES“Kissing Coppers,” a mural by the British street artist Banksy, sold for $575,000... [Read more]

Miami's PO$HDOG Exhibiting in New York's New Museum Along...

blogs.miaminewtimes.com February 19, 2014

Miami's PO$HDOG Exhibiting in New York's New Museum Along With Scharf ...Miami New Times (blog)In addition to PO$H, Kenny Scharf, Shepard Fairey, Shanell... [Read more]

Banksy mural Kissing Coppers fetches $575000 at Miami...

thecelebritycafe.com February 19, 2014

Banksy mural Kissing Coppers fetches $575000 at Miami auction, others fail to ...TheCelebrityCafe.comArt by Banksy may be beloved in the art world, but an... [Read more]

Banksy's NYC Works Had a Poor Showing at Auction - New...

nymag.com February 19, 2014

Banksy's NYC Works Had a Poor Showing at AuctionNew York MagazineThe problem with trying to cash in on Banksy, if the artist should happen to grace your... [Read more]

Ai Weiwei $1m Vase Smash up: Top Ten Cases of Art...

ibtimes.co.uk February 19, 2014

International Business Times UK Ai Weiwei $1m Vase Smash up: Top Ten Cases of Art VandalismInternational Business Times UKBanksy Goes Rogue In NYC.... [Read more]

Banksy's Kissing Coppers sold in US - Hartlepool Mail

hartlepoolmail.co.uk February 19, 2014

Banksy's Kissing Coppers sold in USHartlepool MailThe two works that went unsold are Bandaged Heart and Crazy Horse Car Door completed during Banksy's... [Read more]

3 Banksy works being offered at Miami auction - U-T San...

utsandiego.com February 19, 2014

3 Banksy works being offered at Miami auctionU-T San DiegoNEW YORK (AP) — A New York City art dealer is offering three works by the elusive British street... [Read more]

Banksy Wall Painted In New York To Be Sold At Miami Art...

google.com February 19, 2014

Getty Images Banksy Wall Painted In New York To Be Sold At Miami Art AuctionGetty ImagesMIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 18: Christina Florence looks on at a piece... [Read more]

3 Banksy works being offered at Miami auction : Go&Do:...

qctimes.com February 18, 2014

3 Banksy works being offered at Miami auction : Go A New York City art dealer is offering three works by the elusive British street artist Banksy at a Miami... [Read more]

3 Banksy works being offered at Miami auction -...

postbulletin.com February 18, 2014

3 Banksy works being offered at Miami auction - PostBulletin.com: OtherPost-BulletinNEW YORK (AP) — A New York City art dealer is offering three works by the... [Read more]

The unwritten rules of street art - Crikey

dailyreview.crikey.com.au January 31, 2014

The unwritten rules of street artCrikeyThe rigmarole surrounding the restoration in Collingwood shows how far street art has come since Haring (1958 –1990)... [Read more]