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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]

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]

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]

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]

Art Focus: Tom McKinley

arrestedmotion.com March 17, 2014
Art Focus: Tom McKinley

It's time for another Art Focus, with this edition introducing the work of Tom McKinley. The San Francisco based artist works in oils, creating paintings of... [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]

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: 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: 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]

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]

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]

POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Cyrcle

arrestedmotion.com February 20, 2014
POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Cyrcle

Dynamic art duo Cyrcle. (featured) was one of the last ones to finish their mural for POW! WOW! Hawaii festival due to their busy schedule. They had just... [Read more]

Ben Eine and Ludo join up with The L.I.S.A. Project NYC

blog.vandalog.com February 20, 2014
Ben Eine and Ludo join up with The L.I.S.A. Project NYC

Ben Eine on the Bowery. Photo by Rey Rosa. I’ve got two small but exciting pieces from The L.I.S.A. Project NYC to talk about today. When I first... [Read more]

Shooting Gallery’s 11 Year Anniversary Show: “An Even...

whitewallssf.com February 19, 2014
Shooting Gallery’s 11 Year Anniversary Show: “An Even Eleven”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Shooting Gallery – Justin Giarla [email protected] Shooting Gallery Presents: An Even Eleven Shooting... [Read more]

Tagging Somebody’s Painting : Two Walls Interrupted

brooklynstreetart.com February 19, 2014
Tagging Somebody’s Painting : Two Walls Interrupted

Whose voice gets to be heard, and at what cost? It’s an ongoing battle with companies and politicians and citizens fighting to control the radio airwaves,... [Read more]

POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Inti

arrestedmotion.com February 18, 2014
POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: Inti

After long days of working under hot Hawaiian sun, another participating artist the of POW! WOW! Hawaii festival, Inti, recently finished his mural. Known... [Read more]

Interview with a “street art expert”

blog.vandalog.com February 18, 2014
Interview with a “street art expert”

“Bandaged Heart Balloon”. Photo courtesy of FAAM. On Tuesday afternoon, Fine Art Auctions Miami (FAAM) will be hosting an auction that includes pieces by... [Read more]

Tim Hans shoots… Vexta

blog.vandalog.com February 17, 2014
Tim Hans shoots… Vexta

We’ve interviewed Vexta, now a New Yorker by way of Australia, twice before, so why not a third time? Last summer, she invited Tim Hans and I to rooftop in... [Read more]

POW! WOW! ’14 / Openings: 1xRun x Pangeaseed show

arrestedmotion.com February 16, 2014
POW! WOW! ’14 / Openings: 1xRun x Pangeaseed show

One of the main events of this year's POW! WOW! Hawaii was the release of a POW! WOW! 2104 Featured Artists Series of limited edition prints by the 1xRun, as... [Read more]

POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: James Jean

arrestedmotion.com February 16, 2014
POW! WOW! ’14 / Streets: James Jean

James Jean was one of the secret surprises of this year's POW! WOW! Hawaii festival in Honolulu. The American artist was invited to the event as a guest... [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]

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]

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]

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]

Carlisle launches plan to curb graffiti vandals – The...

puregraffiti.com February 20, 2014

Carlisle launches plan to curb graffiti vandalsThe SentinelDiscussion of the plan at Wednesday morning’s public safety committee meeting came a day after... [Read more]

Police: Graffiti artist caught with paint on his hands in...

puregraffiti.com February 19, 2014

Police: Graffiti artist caught with paint on his hands in CarlisleThe SentinelCARLISLE — Borough police say a Carlisle man was caught black-and-blue handed... [Read more]

Can Graffiti Remake Egypt? - Daily Beast

thedailybeast.com February 19, 2014

Daily Beast Can Graffiti Remake Egypt?Daily BeastLast week, a dozen of female artists turned the walls of a downtown parking lot in Cairo into a street... [Read more]

Police: Graffiti artist caught with paint on his hands –...

puregraffiti.com February 19, 2014

Police: Graffiti artist caught with paint on his handsThe SentinelCARLISLE — Borough police say a Carlisle man was caught black-and-blue handed in a recent... [Read more]

Street theatre artists to trial new performances at St...

stokesentinel.co.uk February 19, 2014

Street theatre artists to trial new performances at St Peter's AcademyStoke Sentinel"While For The Love Of It is not in itself a public event, city residents... [Read more]

Geotagged locations of street art available through...

digitaljournal.com February 19, 2014

DigitalJournal.com Geotagged locations of street art available through website (Includes interview)DigitalJournal.comNew York - The website employs... [Read more]

Banksy street art 'Kissing Coppers' up for auction in...

reuters.com February 18, 2014

Banksy street art 'Kissing Coppers' up for auction in MiamiReutersBanksy, whose graffiti and stenciled paintings appear as social commentary in public spaces... [Read more]

Realistic Animal Paintings by Josh Keyes Are Quietly Strange

mymodernmet.com February 18, 2014

In Portland-based painter Josh Keyes’ series Old Ones, he features a soaring bald eagle, an elk sitting quietly in a green forest, and a bear looking at the... [Read more]

TAKEAWAY ART: An art lending library will be part of this...

darlingtonandstocktontimes.co.uk February 17, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times TAKEAWAY ART: An art lending library will be part of this year's Darlington ...Darlington and Stockton TimesMany of the... [Read more]

TAKEAWAY ART: An art lending library will be part of this...

darlingtonandstocktontimes.co.uk February 17, 2014

TAKEAWAY ART: An art lending library will be part of this year's Darlington ...Darlington and Stockton TimesMany of the organisations and individuals... [Read more]

Art lending libraray will be highlight of month-long...

thenorthernecho.co.uk February 17, 2014

The Northern Echo Art lending libraray will be highlight of month-long Darlington festivalThe Northern EchoMany of the organisations and individuals... [Read more]

Answer racist graffiti with more art – Kansas.com (blog)

puregraffiti.com February 16, 2014

Answer racist graffiti with more artKansas.com (blog)Now, the community should respond to the sickening graffiti by helping Armando Minjarez and the others... [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]