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Artist Interview: Hyuro

streetartnews.net July 30, 2015
Artist Interview: Hyuro

We all know Hyuro for her uncanny dreamlike women. Her black-and-white characters, painted on walls around the world, offered us a distinct narrative of what... [Read more]

On the public art trail in Edinburgh

urbankulturblog.com July 29, 2015
On the public art trail in Edinburgh

Having found time to dig out my old Praktica and, I can’t quite believe I’m saying this, find a day where it wasn’t pouring with rain (in mid-July…) I set... [Read more]

SeaWalls '15: "Eat This", a new mural by JAZ in Cozumel,...

streetartnews.net July 27, 2015
SeaWalls '15: "Eat This", a new mural by JAZ in Cozumel, Mexico

Our friend Franco Fasoli JAZ has now completed his giant mural for SeaWalls and PangeaSeed which just took place on the streets of the island of Cozumel in... [Read more]

SeaWalls '15: Work In Progress by Zio Ziegler in Cozumel,...

streetartnews.net July 21, 2015
SeaWalls '15: Work In Progress by Zio Ziegler in Cozumel, Mexico

Zio Ziegler is also part of this year's line-up for SeaWalls 2015 and PangeaSeed which is currently taking place on the streets of Cozumel in Mexico.After... [Read more]

Monterrey // Nuevo León // México // july 2015 //

stinkfish.wordpress.com July 21, 2015
Monterrey // Nuevo León // México // july 2015 //

  Monterrey // Nuevo León // México // julio 2015 // Como parte del festival Callegenera 2015_ ▼ A partir de una foto tomada en un bus público //... [Read more]

Exhibition Opening: Michal Czinege - Amber Fields

5piecesgallery.blogspot.com July 21, 2015
Exhibition Opening: Michal Czinege - Amber Fields

We are pleased to show some brand new works by one of the leading Slovakian artists of today Michal Czinege: http://bit.ly/1DXgQ76The series of paintings is... [Read more]

Rosarito // Baja California // México // june 2015 //

stinkfish.wordpress.com July 21, 2015
Rosarito // Baja California // México // june 2015 //

  Rosarito // Baja California // México // junio 2015 // ▲ Proyecto Frente a la Frontera // Muro junto a El Norteño // Buytronick // Fusca // ▲ A partir de... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey's Arrest Begs Question: Art or Vandalism?

stencilarchive.org July 20, 2015
Shepard Fairey's Arrest Begs Question: Art or Vandalism?

Historical Item Legal Information News Articles How Shepard Fairey's arrest provides a new look at an old question: Is it art or is it vandalism?... [Read more]

Ana Maria creates a series of new murals for JUSTKIDS in...

streetartnews.net July 17, 2015
Ana Maria creates a series of new murals for JUSTKIDS in Italy & the UK

Ana Maria recently stopped by the lovely cities of London, Turin and Racale where she worked her magic on a series of brand new public pieces located in... [Read more]

RETNA unveils a giant mural in Copenhagen, Denmark

streetartnews.net July 16, 2015
RETNA unveils a giant mural in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark and Copenhagen are booming with Public Art and the latest addition is a brand new mural by RETNA which was just completed last night.Painting in the... [Read more]

Dasic Fernandez and Rubin415 collaborate for Centrefuge...

streetartnews.net July 16, 2015
Dasic Fernandez and Rubin415 collaborate for Centrefuge in Brooklyn

Our pals Dasic Fernandez and Rubin415 just finished this mural in Greenpoint, Brooklyn for the good folks over at the Centrefuge Public Art Project!The newly... [Read more]

REMINDER: IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY, I GUESS opens at...

obeygiant.com July 15, 2015
REMINDER: IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY, I GUESS opens at Subliminal Projects this Saturday!

I’m really excited about this show because the golden era of hip-hop, ’86-’94, was incredibly influential for me. All the work in the show is very stylish... [Read more]

Fremantle, Western Australia.

phlegmcomicnews.blogspot.fr July 15, 2015
Fremantle, Western Australia.

After painting the silos in Northam this spring i ended up in Fremantle just outside of Perth to paint for Form again for public 2015   [Read more]

Coverage: Nina Ghafari "Nothing Exists Alone" Exhibition...

streetartnews.net July 14, 2015
Coverage: Nina Ghafari "Nothing Exists Alone" Exhibition @ Stavanger's Reed Projects

A few days ago in Stavanger, Norway, Reed Projects Gallery opened the latest solo exhibition of Nina Ghafari entitled "Nothing Exists Alone".Nina is a young... [Read more]

Jan Kaláb x Michal Škapa aka Tron x Pasta Oner x X-Dog...

streetartnews.net July 14, 2015
Jan Kaláb x Michal Škapa aka Tron x Pasta Oner x X-Dog paint a metro station in Prague

After years of battling illegal graffiti, one of Prague's busiest metro stations, Andel, recently got beautified by local graffiti artist.Jan Kalab was... [Read more]

Coverage: Faile's "Savage/Sacred Young Minds" @ Brooklyn...

streetartnews.net July 10, 2015
Coverage: Faile's "Savage/Sacred Young Minds" @ Brooklyn Museum

The Patricks have been super busy preparing for Faile's exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. The large show which includes not only Faile's epic Temple but... [Read more]

Ted Pim, a series of baroque pieces in Europe & North...

streetartnews.net July  9, 2015
Ted Pim, a series of baroque pieces in Europe & North America

Meet Ted Pim, a 28-year-old street artist born in Belfast who has travelled the world painting inside abandoned buildings. The Irish artist spent the last 6... [Read more]

Marisa Ferreira: Rear Window

Marisa Ferreira: Rear Window

Rear WindowMarisa Ferreira6.2.-20.8.15Oslo Central StationInstallation in public spaceThis wonderful installation by Marisa Ferreira at the Central Station... [Read more]

It’s the law link-o-rama

blog.vandalog.com July  7, 2015
It’s the law link-o-rama

Chip Thomas aka Jetsonorama mural in Bushwick. Coincidentally, today’s links all revolve around the law… It looks like Starbucks ripped off Maya... [Read more]

Post 4th of July Reflection

obeygiant.com July  6, 2015
Post 4th of July Reflection

I did a good bit of reading of American political speeches over the weekend from Thomas Payne to the present. I never intend to embark on a civics lecture,... [Read more]

One year inside the mural machine

blog.vandalog.com July  1, 2015
One year inside the mural machine

Murals and graffiti in Philadelphia. One year ago today, I started a job at the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. At Mural Arts, we have a... [Read more]

Pastel creates a new mural in Girona, Spain

streetartnews.net June 30, 2015
Pastel creates a new mural in Girona, Spain

Francisco Diaz aka Pastel is the latest artist to paint on the streets of Girona in Spain for the Milestone Street Art Project. Painted in the district of... [Read more]

Positive-Propaganda: Paint It Black

obeygiant.com June 30, 2015
Positive-Propaganda: Paint It Black

I met Sebastian Pohl last fall when I was in Berlin painting my Rose Shackle/Make Art Not War mural. Sebastian explained his Positive-Propaganda project and... [Read more]

SHEPARD FAIREY: ON OUR HANDS, OPENS SEPTEMBER 17 AT JACOB...

obeygiant.com June 29, 2015
SHEPARD FAIREY: ON OUR HANDS, OPENS SEPTEMBER 17 AT JACOB LEWIS GALLERY

Jacob Lewis Gallery is pleased to present On Our Hands, an exhibition of new paintings by Shepard Fairey. The exhibition will be on view September 18—October... [Read more]

THE LATEST FROM MALAGA, SPAIN

obeygiant.com June 26, 2015
THE LATEST FROM MALAGA, SPAIN

After painting my eight-story mural in Málaga in 2013, I was very excited about the opportunity to return to such a beautiful city and not only do more art... [Read more]

Pejac rounds up his Asian tour with a stop over in Tokyo

streetartnews.net June 24, 2015
Pejac rounds up his Asian tour with a stop over in Tokyo

After Hong Kong and Seoul, Pejac recently had the final stop of his Asian tour in Tokyo. During couple of days in Japan's capital, Spanish artist created... [Read more]

REMINDER: Your Eyes Here Museum show opens this Friday at...

obeygiant.com June 22, 2015
REMINDER: Your Eyes Here Museum show opens this Friday at CAC MÁLAGA!

After painting my eight-story mural in Málaga in 2013, I was very excited about the opportunity to return to such a beautiful city and not only do more art... [Read more]

Freedom: in Collaboration with Urban Nation

blog.stolenspace.com June 19, 2015
Freedom: in Collaboration with Urban Nation

‘Freedom’ curated by StolenSpace, inspired by Berlin’s political past the 8th final installment of Project M at Urban Nation. Featuring new original artworks... [Read more]

Live a little on Coney Island

blog.vandalog.com June 18, 2015
Live a little on Coney Island

eL Seed. Photo by RJ Rushmore. Last Sunday, I visited Coney Island for the first time. I was there to see The Coney Island Art Walls, Jeffrey Deitch‘s... [Read more]

Oscillon Response. Setting the Scene.

lykenlove.wordpress.com June 17, 2015
Oscillon Response. Setting the Scene.

So now the dust has settled on our “HAME” residency and installation with the lovelies at The Stove Network. Myself and regular collaborator Emma Dove have... [Read more]

Oscillon Response. Calibrating.

marklyken.com June 17, 2015
Oscillon Response. Calibrating.

So now the dust has settled on our “HAME” residency and installation with the lovelies at The Stove Network, myself and regular collaborator Emma Dove have... [Read more]

"Crisis", a new installation by SpY in Bilbao, Spain

streetartnews.net June 14, 2015
"Crisis", a new installation by SpY in Bilbao, Spain

SpY is back on the streets of Spain with a brilliant new installation that was created on the streets of Bilbao.Entitled "Crisis", the Spanish artist created... [Read more]

"La Abuelita" : Recent mural in Los Angeles by EL MAC x...

mac-arte.blogspot.com June 14, 2015
"La Abuelita" : Recent mural in Los Angeles by EL MAC x KOFIE x NUKE

La abuelita, the grandmother, weaver of blankets,You gaze upon a new day as the moon sets in the west,its incandescent glow and light guides the spirits that... [Read more]

Ingvild Melberg Eikeland: Content Unavailable // Occupy...

Ingvild Melberg Eikeland: Content Unavailable // Occupy Landscape

Content UnavailableIngvild Melberg EikelandPart of the Occupy Landscape projectKunsthall Stavanger / public space12.6.15Installation on the pedestal that... [Read more]

In conversation with Joram Roukes

blog.stolenspace.com June 13, 2015
In conversation with Joram Roukes

StolenSpace Gallery is thrilled to showcase ‘The Great Beyond’ a solo exhibition by Dutch artist Joram Roukes. Having relocated from the small city of... [Read more]

Bicicleta Sem Freio "Hammer Time" Charity Limited Edition...

streetartnews.net June 12, 2015
Bicicleta Sem Freio "Hammer Time" Charity Limited Edition Screen-Print For PangeaSeed

StreetArtNews and JUSTKIDS are proud to present "Hammer Time", a brand new limited edition screen-print by Bicicleta Sem Freio created in order to support... [Read more]

Freedom – A Group Show in Collaboration with Urban Nation

blog.stolenspace.com June 11, 2015
Freedom – A Group Show in Collaboration with Urban Nation

StolenSpace are proud to present ‘Freedom’ a group show in association with Urban Nation, Berlin opening on 20th June. Featuring new original artworks by... [Read more]

Levalet unveils "Public Service " a new piece in Paris,...

streetartnews.net June  9, 2015
Levalet unveils "Public Service " a new piece in Paris, France

Levalet is back on the sunny streets of Paris in France where he just finished working on a brand new piece.Entitled "Public Service", the French artist used... [Read more]

SF artist's Pride show squashed

stencilarchive.org June  4, 2015
SF artist's Pride show squashed

Legal Information News Articles SF artist's Pride show squashed by foundation, due to assault claimsBy Chris Roberts @cbloggy (Examiner) Street... [Read more]

On the midnight prowl with one of S.F.’s hottest street...

stencilarchive.org June  4, 2015
On the midnight prowl with one of S.F.’s hottest street artists

Artist Interview News Articles On the midnight prowl with one of S.F.’s hottest street artists By Ryan Kost (SF Chronicle)June 1, 2015 The street... [Read more]

"Migratory System", a new mural by Li-Hill in Jersey City

streetartnews.net June  3, 2015
"Migratory System", a new mural by Li-Hill in Jersey City

The streets of Jersey City are booming with public art and the latest mural to be completed comes from Canadian artist Li-Hill.Invited by the good lads from... [Read more]

Angeles Agrela - New drawings

5piecesgallery.blogspot.com June  3, 2015
Angeles Agrela - New drawings

New drawings by Spanish artist Angeles Agrela up now: http://bit.ly/1If9Ar9Angeles Agrela (1966, Ubeda/Spain) is a multidisciplinary artist who works with... [Read more]

SHEPARD FAIREY OPENS MUSEUM SHOW AT CENTRO DE ARTE...

obeygiant.com May 29, 2015
SHEPARD FAIREY OPENS MUSEUM SHOW AT CENTRO DE ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO DE MÁLAGA

MÁLAGA, Spain – The CAC Málaga museum presents Your Eyes Here, an exhibition from Los Angeles-based artist Shepard Fairey. Your Eyes Here is not just a... [Read more]

Detroit Recap!

obeygiant.com May 27, 2015
Detroit Recap!

So, if you’ve been keeping up with my recent art action, you know that the crew and I were just in Detroit doing a bunch of stuff. The trip was amazing and I... [Read more]

Edinburgh’s Bold Town

urbankulturblog.com May 26, 2015
Edinburgh’s Bold Town

Following the recent “Bold Town” graffiti jam organised by local art supplies store Spectrum Arts, Edinburgh’s Old Town has seen a glut of impressive new... [Read more]

New Public Art Commission

marklyken.com August 26, 2014
New Public Art Commission

Emma and I and I are delighted to be moving down the road to Dumfries to undertake a 6 month Public Art Residency with the The Stove Network. We will be... [Read more]

Art, Music, Politics with Chuck D & Shepard Fairey SXSW 2015

obeygiant.com July 21, 2015

“Art and music should be about empowerment; once you’ve created a means to communicate, you shouldn’t squander that with stuff that is meaningless, you... [Read more]

Video of Northam silos, western Australia.

I'm working on a few big projects at the moment so this blog and my emails are a little behind. Sorry about that.Below is a fantastic video made by Peacock... [Read more]

Video: POW! WOW! SXSW 2015

streetartnews.net June 24, 2015

POW! WOW!‘s latest cavort takes to the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. Teaming up with local art collective SprATX, the collaborative... [Read more]

GIVING UP ON PRESIDENT OBAMA

obeygiant.com June 16, 2015

Included below is an e-mail exchange between Mr. Bradley Carlson of Miami, Florida.  Mr. Carlson reached out to Shepard to share his viewpoints and concern... [Read more]