Public Space Latest Stories

Apr 12: This Side Up, David Soukup (SF, CA)

stencilarchive.org April  9, 2014
Apr 12: This Side Up, David Soukup (SF, CA)

In the Galleries White Walls Project Space is pleased to announce This Side Up, a new solo show from 2013 Stencil Art Prize winner, David Soukup. ●... [Read more]

Showing: Ernest Zacharevic – “Rock, Paper, Scissors!” @...

arrestedmotion.com March 28, 2014
Showing: Ernest Zacharevic – “Rock, Paper, Scissors!” @ Montana Gallery

Ernest Zacharevic recently took park in an art residency in Barcelona (previewed) during which he painted some public works, as well as created new works and... [Read more]

Showing: Stohead – “Now” @ Galerie Lefeuvre

arrestedmotion.com March 28, 2014
Showing: Stohead – “Now” @ Galerie Lefeuvre

German artist Stohead is currently having a solo show at Galerie Lefeuvre in Paris, showing for the second time in their space. Titled Now, the show features... [Read more]

Streets: 2501 (Tuscany)

arrestedmotion.com March 27, 2014
Streets: 2501 (Tuscany)

Continuing his ongoing project entitled Nomadic Experiment, 2501 recently visited the Tuscany region in Italy, where he created some new, interesting public... [Read more]

Showing: Adam Friedman – ‘Esoterica’ @ One Grand Gallery

arrestedmotion.com March 27, 2014
Showing: Adam Friedman – ‘Esoterica’ @ One Grand Gallery

One Grand Gallery in Portland is currently exhibiting Adam Friedman's latest body of work Esoterica. The PDX-based artist has compiled a series of paintings... [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]

Interview: Moby – “Innocents” @ Project Gallery, Los Angeles

arrestedmotion.com March 25, 2014
Interview: Moby – “Innocents” @ Project Gallery, Los Angeles

Currently showing in Hollywood at Project Gallery is a show of photographic works by NY transplant and LA evangelist Moby. Ever since moving to the Sunshine... [Read more]

Antony Micallef for the “Stations Of The Cross” Show

arrestedmotion.com March 24, 2014
Antony Micallef for the “Stations Of The Cross” Show

The last time we heard from Antony Micallef was in 2012 when he opened a solo show in London at The Outsiders. More recently, he contributed a biblically... [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]

Openings: Augustine Kofie & Moneyless – “Assioma” @...

arrestedmotion.com March 22, 2014
Openings: Augustine Kofie & Moneyless – “Assioma” @ Avantgarden Gallery

Augustine Kofie (featured) and Teo Pirisi aka Moneyless met for the first time in San Francisco back in 2010, and ever since they've been both friends and... [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]

Streets: JR (Germany)

arrestedmotion.com March 19, 2014
Streets: JR (Germany)

Earlier this month, we shared some shots of work from artist JR (interviewed) from his solo at the Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden, Germany. Not... [Read more]

Streets: “Project M” (Berlin)

arrestedmotion.com March 19, 2014
Streets: “Project M” (Berlin)

Urban Nation is a Berlin-based organization whose aim is to bring together and connect the creative voices of the cities around the globe in a non-profit... [Read more]

Studio Visits: Diederick Kraaijeveld

arrestedmotion.com March 18, 2014
Studio Visits: Diederick Kraaijeveld

Diederick Kraaijeveld is a quite a special character on the art scene today. Historian by profession, he was working as an investigative journalist for many... [Read more]

Openings: Zed 1 – “Frutti della Mente” @ Galo Art Gallery

arrestedmotion.com March 18, 2014
Openings: Zed 1 – “Frutti della Mente” @ Galo Art Gallery

Italian artist Zed 1 recently opened a solo show at the Galo Art Gallery in Turin, Italy, that will be on view until 19th of April. The artist whose... [Read more]

Upcoming: Jeremy Fish – “Hunting Trophies” @ Mark Moore...

arrestedmotion.com March 18, 2014
Upcoming: Jeremy Fish – “Hunting Trophies” @ Mark Moore Gallery

On April 5th, the Mark Moore Gallery in Los Angeles will be presenting new works from Jeremy Fish (featured). Hunting Trophies will mark the return of the... [Read more]

Showing: Thomas Canto @ Vieux Panier hotel, Marseille

arrestedmotion.com March 16, 2014
Showing: Thomas Canto @ Vieux Panier hotel, Marseille

Thomas Canto recently created a futuristic installation inside of one of the rooms at the Vieux Panier Hotel in Marseilles. This small hotel is built in an... [Read more]

Overtime: March 10 – March 16

arrestedmotion.com March 16, 2014
Overtime: March 10 – March 16

More stories from the week that ended March 16 (click on bolded words for more information): Jesse Krimes creates 39-Panel mural made from bedsheets, hair... [Read more]

Openings: “Infusion” @ Roq La Rue

arrestedmotion.com March 14, 2014
Openings: “Infusion” @ Roq La Rue

Infusion at Roq la Rue opened on Thursday, March 6th to a packed audience. The show's goal was to infuse the gallery with talent that had not been seen in... [Read more]

Showing: JR @ Museum Frieder Burda

arrestedmotion.com March 14, 2014
Showing: JR @ Museum Frieder Burda

French photographer and street artist JR (interviewed) currently has a show at Museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden, Germany. The retrospective features shots... [Read more]

Openings: Mel Kadel – “Tied Up” @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

arrestedmotion.com March 13, 2014
Openings: Mel Kadel – “Tied Up” @ Merry Karnowsky Gallery

We last caught up with Mel Kadel back in 2012 when she presented a solo show at the Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles. Last weekend, her works returned... [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]

Showing: Yoshitomo Nara @ Blum & Poe

arrestedmotion.com March 11, 2014
Showing: Yoshitomo Nara @ Blum & Poe

Over the weekend, AM stopped by Blum in Culver City to check out the new expansive exhibition from Yoshitomo Nara. The solo is the Japanese artist's seventh... [Read more]

Overtime: March 3 – March 9

arrestedmotion.com March  9, 2014
Overtime: March 3 – March 9

More stories from the week that ended March 9 (click on bolded words for more information): Parker Ito's show where he gave all of the pieces he created... [Read more]

Previews: “A Major Minority” @1:AM Gallery

arrestedmotion.com March  6, 2014
Previews: “A Major Minority” @1:AM Gallery

Curated by Graffuturism founder and artist Poesia, A Major Minority gathers A4 sized works from over 100 artists in 18 countries from what he likes to call... [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]

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]

Overtime: Feb 24 – March 2

arrestedmotion.com March  2, 2014
Overtime: Feb 24 – March 2

More stories from the week that ended March 2 (click on bolded words for more information): Justin Adian s fiscal woes. Protest organized at... [Read more]

Previews: Cyrcle. – “Overthrone! Pooring Reign” @ Stolen...

arrestedmotion.com March  2, 2014
Previews: Cyrcle. – “Overthrone! Pooring Reign” @ Stolen Space, London

After taking part in this year's POW! WOW! Hawaii with a large scale mural (covered), the Cyrcle. crew are now back in their studio finishing up works for... [Read more]

Previews: Katrin Fridriks @ ART 14

arrestedmotion.com February 27, 2014
Previews: Katrin Fridriks @ ART 14

After showing her work at big art fairs in Singapore, New Delhi and Bruxelles, Katrin Fridriks (featured), is currently presenting her newest paintings at... [Read more]

Openings: Scott Campbell – “The Smartest Thing I Ever Did...

arrestedmotion.com February 27, 2014
Openings: Scott Campbell – “The Smartest Thing I Ever Did Were Foolish Things For Love” @ Galerie Gmurzynska

Scott Campbell's second showing with Galerie Gmurzynska's St. Moritz (Via Serias) location recently opened, giving his fans in Switzerland a chance to admire... [Read more]

Showing: Dale vN Marshall – “Walls With Wounds” @ Herbert...

arrestedmotion.com February 26, 2014
Showing: Dale vN Marshall – “Walls With Wounds” @ Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

On Saturday, the 15th of February, Herbert Art Gallery in Coventry, opened a solo show entitled Walls With Wounds by Dale vN Marshall. This is a landmark... [Read more]

Previews: Alexis Diaz & Jaz – “Linea” @ Rex Romae

arrestedmotion.com February 26, 2014
Previews: Alexis Diaz & Jaz – “Linea” @ Rex Romae

Rex Romae, a brand new urban contemporary art gallery project in London, is kicking off with an exclusive, week long pop-up show. Linea will be a joint... [Read more]

Studio Visits: Laser 3.14

arrestedmotion.com February 25, 2014
Studio Visits: Laser 3.14

The work of Amsterdam's street art man of mystery, Laser 3.14 is slowly becoming one of the recognizable elements of the Dutch capital. Along with canals,... [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]

Curiot x Jason Botkin New Collaboration - Holbox Island,...

streetartnews.net February 21, 2014
Curiot x Jason Botkin New Collaboration - Holbox Island, Mexico

Curiot and Jason Botkin were recently invited in Mexico to paint this new piece for the IPAF on the island of Holbox, a true Caribbean treasure, located in... [Read more]

Test Space Presents: Nick JS Thompson

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk February 20, 2014
Test Space Presents: Nick JS Thompson

Test Space are very pleased to be hosting the first solo show by Nick JS Thompson at their space at C/159 in Camden. Nick is a London based documentary... [Read more]

'Vitry Ville Street Art' Book launch & Signing

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk February 20, 2014
'Vitry Ville Street Art' Book launch & Signing

Vitry-sur-Seine a town on the outskirts of Paris, home to C215, is a street artist's playground and outdoor gallery. This new publication Vitry ville street... [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]

SF Graffiti taggers could face a much bigger price tag

stencilarchive.org March 22, 2014

Legal Information News Articles   Graffiti taggers could face a much bigger price tag C.W. Nevius... [Read more]

A.D.O – Reeps One at the Londonewcastle Project Space

endoftheline.co March 21, 2014

Last night was the opening for Reeps' debut solo show A.D.O. and we were super stoked about this one. It was a mixture of paintings, illustrated photos in... [Read more]

SF Takes Aim at Graffiti Vandals

stencilarchive.org March 20, 2014

Legal Information News Articles SF takes aim at graffiti vandals, tries to lessen burden on victimsPosted by Joshua Sabatini on Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at... [Read more]

Anti-Obama Graffiti Appearing In South Central Denver –...

puregraffiti.com February 21, 2014

CBS LocalDENVER (CBS4) – Police in Denver would like the public’s help finding a suspect in graffiti incidents. According to police, the anti-President Obama... [Read more]

'Space Invaders' Hits Hong Kong - Wall Street Journal (blog)

blogs.wsj.com February 21, 2014

'Space Invaders' Hits Hong KongWall Street Journal (blog)If you've been walking around Hong Kong lately, you might have encountered a blast from the past:... [Read more]

Graffiti wipe-out organised – Auckland stuff.co.nz

puregraffiti.com February 20, 2014

Graffiti wipe-out organisedAuckland stuff.co.nzMore than 200 volunteers will descend on West Auckland tomorrow to paint over tagging and graffiti in public... [Read more]

Lively Sci-Fi-Inspired Paintings by Kwanchai Moriya

mymodernmet.com February 20, 2014

Los Angeles-based artist Kwanchai Moriya paints colorful portraits of heroes and heroines, and animals, too. His illustrative work teeters between realism... [Read more]

Creator of the Overstrand 'Shore Horse' is tracked down -...

edp24.co.uk February 20, 2014

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press Creator of the Overstrand 'Shore Horse' is tracked down - but wants to stay ...Norfolk Eastern Daily PressThe News has... [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]