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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]

Conor Harrington's Walthamstow Mural for Wood Street...

hookedblog.co.uk May 27, 2015
Conor Harrington's Walthamstow Mural for Wood Street Walls Project

Hookedblog have been spending quite some time further East in Walthamstow since the start of this year as our friends at Wood Street Walls step up a gear.... [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]

Woman convicted for posting street art on Instagram

stencilarchive.org May 23, 2015
Woman convicted for posting street art on Instagram

Legal Information Here is an update from a 2013 post about the arrest: Woman Found Guilty of Criminal Harassment for Instagramming Street Artby... [Read more]

Famous poster spot to get a parklet (SF, CA)

stencilarchive.org May 23, 2015
Famous poster spot to get a parklet (SF, CA)

Stencil Archive News Bruce Tomb has been a long-time supporter of street art, mostly via postering, along the ever-changing Valencia Street corridor.... [Read more]

DOA paints a new piece in Valmontone, Italy

streetartnews.net May 20, 2015
DOA paints a new piece in Valmontone, Italy

Hailing from Sober in Spain, DOA was also flown to Italy to paint for the latest edition of the Memorie Urbane festival.Working on the streets of Valmontone... [Read more]

DETROIT // PUBLIC MATTERS UPDATE

obeygiant.com May 20, 2015
DETROIT // PUBLIC MATTERS UPDATE

Here’s the latest batch of photos from Detroit. Shepard and the crew are working around the clock to finish the large mural, do all installations at The... [Read more]

El Mac paints a large-scale mural in Boston, USA

streetartnews.net May 19, 2015
El Mac paints a large-scale mural in Boston, USA

Los-Angeles based artist El Mac spent some time in Massachusetts where he worked on this monster wall in Boston.Using his signature striated shading... [Read more]

DETROIT // PUBLIC MATTERS CONTINUES

obeygiant.com May 19, 2015
DETROIT // PUBLIC MATTERS CONTINUES

The work continues in Detroit today. With one public mural completed at The Belt, Shepard and the crew are on the wall making progress on the larger one.... [Read more]

Graphic Surgery create a new mural in Catanzaro, Italy...

streetartnews.net May 19, 2015
Graphic Surgery create a new mural in Catanzaro, Italy for Altrove Festival

Graphic Surgery are also part of this year's line-up for the Altrove Street Art Festival which was held on the streets of Catanzaro in italy.Minimal and... [Read more]

A Closer Look at PangeaSeed's Street Art Murals in Mexico...

streetartnews.net May 18, 2015
A Closer Look at PangeaSeed's Street Art Murals in Mexico & North America

In 2009, PangeaSeed was founded in Tokyo with the goal of being Japan’s first and only shark conservation non-profit organization.Today, we will be focusing... [Read more]

UPDATES FROM DETROIT // MURAL PROGRESS FOR PUBLIC MATTERS

obeygiant.com May 18, 2015
UPDATES FROM DETROIT // MURAL PROGRESS FOR PUBLIC MATTERS

Shepard and the crew arrived in Detroit over the weekend and quickly started on two public murals in the city including his tallest one to date, a 180’ x 60’... [Read more]

Dale Grimshaw's E17 mural for Wood Street Walls

hookedblog.co.uk May 17, 2015
Dale Grimshaw's E17 mural for Wood Street Walls

East London's Wood Street Walls Project continue to bring art to the streets of Walthamstow with the addition of their lastest mural featuring the work of... [Read more]

New streetart in Stavanger

New streetart in Stavanger

New streetart in StavangerObserved in May 2015I just discovered some new art in public space. Maybe you have seen them too?The artwork at Geoparken is... [Read more]

Løvetannparken

Løvetannparken

LøvetannparkenLiv Eiene2015-Public art in a temporary park, Lervig, StavangerStavanger municipality is planning a large park in Lervig, but not just yet. At... [Read more]

Apchi

Apchi

Apchi TeamStøperigata, StavangerMay 2015muralApchi Team goes large! The neo-retro abstract-geometrical art of the Apchi Team is great in small scale in... [Read more]

Kaws sculptures on display in Amsterdam

streetartnews.net May 13, 2015
Kaws sculptures on display in Amsterdam

It's been 16 years since graffiti artist from New Jersey turned one of his iconic characters he's been posting around Manhattan into a 3D vinyl toy. Decade... [Read more]

The Warmongery by Lucy Sparrow At BoxPark London

The Warmongery by Lucy Sparrow At BoxPark London

The Warmongery is the second in a series of large installations by Lucy Sparrow, the textile artist who brought the outstandingly successful Cornershop to... [Read more]

The bots are coming for your tweets

blog.vandalog.com May 11, 2015
The bots are coming for your tweets

The profile page for the Twitter bot @anagramatron. It’s no secret that Twitter bots can be pretty entertaining and/or confusing. Sometimes they’re... [Read more]

"Bytedust" - Tribute Group Show

"Bytedust" - Tribute Group Show

My man LukeDaDuke set up this upcoming group show to make a collective tribute to the work of BYTEDUST who passed away last year. While he had been a big fan... [Read more]

Beautiful Crime & Microsoft 'The Art of Doing More'...

Beautiful Crime & Microsoft 'The Art of Doing More' Exhibition

To celebrate the launch of the new Surface 3, available from 7 May – Microsoft has teamed up with modern art company Beautiful Crime and 11 contemporary... [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]

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]