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“Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk” Two...

obeygiant.com February  6, 2016
“Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk” Two Part Exhibition!

Excited to be a part of “Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk” two-part exhibition! Check out the New York Times article on the show HERE!... [Read more]

As I was referencing Howard Hodgkin yesterday, I thought...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February  1, 2016
As I was referencing Howard Hodgkin yesterday, I thought it...

As I was referencing Howard Hodgkin yesterday, I thought it might be interesting to look at the drawing skills that are a foundation for his paintings.... [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]

St+Art India: Never Crew in New Delhi

streetartnews.net January 28, 2016
St+Art India: Never Crew in New Delhi

We continue our ongoing coverage of the excellent St+Art India festival with Never Crew and their latest piece in New Delhi. Never Crew is a duo from... [Read more]

KAWS first UK museum show at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk January 28, 2016
KAWS first UK museum show at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

KAWS, one of street art’s favourite artists, who has previously collaborated with Pharrell, Kate Moss and Kanye West, is about to open his first-ever UK... [Read more]

Another London “art dealer” chops up a mural

blog.vandalog.com January 27, 2016
Another London “art dealer” chops up a mural

Photo courtesy of Stik. London-based street artist Stik is internationally known for painting cute stick figures that just generally make people smile.... [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]

Progress Photos: PaperMonster “From Experience” Painting

papermonster.wordpress.com January 12, 2016
Progress Photos: PaperMonster “From Experience” Painting

 Each one of my paintings starts off with a simple idea followed by a more detailed sketch You can read more in my Stencil Art Tutorial (HERE). For my “From... [Read more]

Back and forth on paintings today. #art #fineart...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com January 11, 2016
Back and forth on paintings today.

#art #fineart...

Back and forth on paintings today. #art #fineart #contemporaryArt #brianadamdouglas #paint #painting #oilpainting #linen #wip [Read more]

Back and forth on paintings today. #art #fineart...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com January 11, 2016
Back and forth on paintings today.

#art #fineart...

Back and forth on paintings today. #art #fineart #contemporaryArt #brianadamdouglas #paint #painting #oilpainting #linen #wip [Read more]

Pam Glew 'Wanderlust Hotel' at Woolff Gallery

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk January 10, 2016
Pam Glew 'Wanderlust Hotel' at Woolff Gallery

Pam Glew, born in 1978, is a well-established, contemporary British artist, best known for her unique bleaching technique on fabric, vintage flags, and... [Read more]

Been a great week back, lots of momentum going forward....

elbowtoe.tumblr.com January  9, 2016
Been a great week back, lots of momentum going forward.

This...

Been a great week back, lots of momentum going forward. This year I am building elements, shooting editing and producing a short film(my first).... [Read more]

A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the World

stencilarchive.org January  8, 2016
A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the World

Historical Item News Articles A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the WorldThe discovery in a remote part of Indonesia has scholars rethinking... [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]

Photos: PaperMonster Street Art Archives 

papermonster.wordpress.com January  4, 2016
Photos: PaperMonster Street Art Archives 

 This year I will be starting a new project through Instagram (HERE). For years when I was starting to make paintings and stencils I had no money to travel... [Read more]

The first day back painting is as painful as making...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com January  3, 2016
The first day back painting is as painful as making drawings....

The first day back painting is as painful as making drawings. These new paintings are more like playing chess and it takes some time to recall the strategy... [Read more]

Shepard on Steve keene’s Modular Synthesis – opening at...

obeygiant.com December 30, 2015
Shepard on Steve keene’s Modular Synthesis – opening at Subliminal Projects 1/16

When I first discovered the work of Steve Keene in the 90’s I was fascinated by his process of working quickly to create multiple versions of paintings that... [Read more]

Modular Synthesis opens at Subliminal Projects Jan. 16!

obeygiant.com December 28, 2015
Modular Synthesis opens at Subliminal Projects Jan. 16!

SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS in collaboration with Daniel Efram presents Modular Synthesis, the solo exhibition and Los Angeles-debut of artist Steve Keene’s Tattooed... [Read more]

Freddy Sam in Nagua, Dominican Republic

streetartnews.net December 26, 2015
Freddy Sam in Nagua, Dominican Republic

South African muralist Freddy Sam recently stopped by the city of Nagua in Dominican Republic to paint for the always excellent ArteSano street art project.... [Read more]

Freddy Sam in Nagua, Dominican Republic

streetartnews.net December 26, 2015
Freddy Sam in Nagua, Dominican Republic

South African muralist Freddy Sam recently stopped by the city of Nagua in Dominican Republic to paint for the always excellent ArteSano street art project.... [Read more]

Hula in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand

streetartnews.net December 20, 2015
Hula in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand

While we last heard from him in sunny Florida a few days ago, Hula aka Sean Yoro is now in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand where he was invited by the good lads... [Read more]

NEW SCREEN PRINT BY RAVI ZUPA!

obeygiant.com December 11, 2015
NEW SCREEN PRINT BY RAVI ZUPA!

A few copies of Ravi Zupa’s latest screen print, It Will Be A Hard Day, are now available for purchase online! Head over to Subliminal Projects website to... [Read more]

NEW SCREEN PRINT BY RAVI ZUPA!

obeygiant.com December 11, 2015
NEW SCREEN PRINT BY RAVI ZUPA!

A few copies of Ravi Zupa’s latest screen print, It Will Be A Hard Day, are now available for purchase online! Head over to Subliminal Projects website to... [Read more]

Theorem Art in Williamsburg, VA

stencilarchive.org December 10, 2015
Theorem Art in Williamsburg, VA

Historical Item In the Galleries Colonial Williamsburg presents theorem art at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art MuseumBy HOLLY PRESTIDGE Richmond... [Read more]

PaperMonster : Stencil Art Tutorial “The Evolution of a...

papermonster.wordpress.com December  8, 2015
PaperMonster : Stencil Art Tutorial “The Evolution of a Painting”

 I wanted to share another quick tutorial. It is about the evolution of a painting. As the years pass and we create new paintings we begin to develop a... [Read more]

Artist Interview: Kevin Peterson

streetartnews.net December  4, 2015
Artist Interview: Kevin Peterson

Kevin Peterson has an unparalleled passion for urban details, abandoned places in which young princesses are led by calm bears. Maybe you’ve been lucky... [Read more]

The Rammellzee - Cosmic Flush - Exhibition

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk November 24, 2015
The Rammellzee - Cosmic Flush - Exhibition

Rammellzee passed away in 2010, but before he left us he recorded his magnum opus, Cosmic Flush with producer Jonah Mociun. Unreleased, eight years have... [Read more]

Exhibition Opening: Isa Dahl - Dusk and dawn

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr November 18, 2015
Exhibition Opening: Isa Dahl - Dusk and dawn

We are very pleased to show nine new paintings by German artist Isa Dahl: http://bit.ly/1DXgQ76Isa Dahl paints in a very concentrated way, with wide sweeping... [Read more]

hyperallergic: As contemporary updates to early Northern...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November 13, 2015
hyperallergic:

As contemporary updates to early Northern...

hyperallergic: As contemporary updates to early Northern Renaissance paintings and ukiyo-e woodblock prints have shown, GIFs have become a popular way... [Read more]

I had the opportunity to check out the new diggs for...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com November 12, 2015
I had the opportunity to check out the new diggs for...

I had the opportunity to check out the new diggs for @andrewedlingallery today at 212 Bowery and it has got me super pumped; some fresh winds in the sails.... [Read more]

REMINDER: LEGACY by Tristan Eaton Opens this Sat Nov. 7!

obeygiant.com November  4, 2015
REMINDER: LEGACY by Tristan Eaton Opens this Sat Nov. 7!

I have known Tristan Eaton for over a decade. His skills as a designer, illustrator, linguistic agitator, and muralist have always impressed me in their... [Read more]

REMINDER: LEGACY by Tristan Eaton Opens this Sat Nov. 7!

obeygiant.com November  4, 2015
REMINDER: LEGACY by Tristan Eaton Opens this Sat Nov. 7!

I have known Tristan Eaton for over a decade. His skills as a designer, illustrator, linguistic agitator, and muralist have always impressed me in their... [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]

Coverage: Reso "Terrains De Je" Artist Residency @...

streetartnews.net October 30, 2015
Coverage: Reso "Terrains De Je" Artist Residency @ Marrakech's Jardin Rouge

With the event “Terrains de JE”, which started on October 12th , Jardin Rouge presented several new works and installations by RESO, a key figure of the... [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]

Coverage: Saner "Fragments Of The Soul" @ Philadelphia's...

streetartnews.net October 22, 2015
Coverage: Saner "Fragments Of The Soul" @ Philadelphia's Magic Garden

Our friend, the internationally acclaimed Mexican street artist Edgar “Saner” Flores has transformed Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens’ galleries into a... [Read more]

French artists Bom.k hits the streets of London

hookedblog.co.uk October 14, 2015
French artists Bom.k hits the streets of London

French artist and DMV crew member Bom.k took to the streets of East London yesterday, beginning work on a new mural located on Pedley Street off Brick Lane.... [Read more]

L'imprevisible Imaginaire, the premiere London solo...

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk October 14, 2015
L'imprevisible Imaginaire, the premiere London solo exhibition of  Bom.K

This October, MYA is proud to present, L'imprevisible Imaginaire, the premiere London solo exhibition of new paintings by respected French street artist,... [Read more]

Shepard Talks Sharpening His Focus & Solo Exhibition

obeygiant.com October  9, 2015
Shepard Talks Sharpening His Focus & Solo Exhibition

Click below to read Shepard’s extensive interview with 1xRun on sharpening his focus and his recent solo exhibition. Shepard Fairey Talks Sharpening His... [Read more]

REMI ROUGH: HOME EXHIBITION

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk October  8, 2015
REMI ROUGH: HOME EXHIBITION

‘Home' is Remi Rough’s first London solo exhibition of new works since 2009 and represents a homecoming for the artist.Home alludes to London itself. Remi... [Read more]

LUSUS NATURAE by 100TAUR & HISHAM ECHAFAKI

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk October  8, 2015
LUSUS NATURAE by 100TAUR & HISHAM ECHAFAKI

Lusus Naturae is a two-person exhibition with French artists 100TAUR and Hisham Echafaki featuring a series of new paintings, drawings and three dimensional... [Read more]

Preview: "Lusus Naturae" London Exhibition with 100TAUR &...

streetartnews.net October  7, 2015
Preview: "Lusus Naturae" London Exhibition with 100TAUR & Hisham Echafaki

Next week in the UK will be opening "LUSUS NATURAE" in London Shoreditch, a duo exhibition  with French artists 100TAUR and Hisham Echafaki featuring a... [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]

Moving tons of stuff back into my basement finally. I...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October  7, 2015
Moving tons of stuff back into my basement finally. I have a...

Moving tons of stuff back into my basement finally. I have a wall and a half that I can not even use due to storage. Among the work I am taking back are a... [Read more]

Taking on Abuse of Power and Political Corruption in ‘On...

obeygiant.com October  2, 2015
Taking on Abuse of Power and Political Corruption in ‘On Our Hands’

“On Our Hands” is currently on view at Jacob Lewis Gallery in NYC. In case you missed it, check out Shepard’s in depth explanation of his new body of work... [Read more]

Finally. Another painting in the series complete. I...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com September 30, 2015
Finally. 

Another painting in the series complete. I will post...

Finally. Another painting in the series complete. I will post the whole image once I can find all the parts of my tripod, and I come up with a title.... [Read more]

Juggling paintings that are nearing completion(I think)....

elbowtoe.tumblr.com September 29, 2015
Juggling paintings that are nearing completion(I think). A small...

Juggling paintings that are nearing completion(I think). A small detail of a painting in progress. #art #fineart #contemporaryArt #painting #paint #oil... [Read more]

SHEPARD FAIREY: A STEADY DRUMBEAT INSIDE AND OUT

obeygiant.com September 28, 2015
SHEPARD FAIREY: A STEADY DRUMBEAT INSIDE AND OUT

Check out this great deconstruction of Shepard’s recent New Jersey mural via Brooklyn Street Art. In addition to detailed shots of the mural, the article... [Read more]

Pow! Wow!: Work In Progress by Audrey Kawasaki in Hawaii

streetartnews.net February 10, 2016

We are currently in Honolulu, Hawaii for the excellent Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2016 edition. All the artists are now in the district of Kaka’Ako getting started on... [Read more]

NYCHOS: Translucent Fear - Trailer

vimeo.com October 16, 2015

''Nychos – Translucent Fear'' Pushing off of an impressive body of work in which he explored all possible varieties of dissections and cross-sections,... [Read more]