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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]

EVENT: Jacob Hashimoto in Los Angeles

woostercollective.com February 10, 2014
EVENT: Jacob Hashimoto in Los Angeles

If you're in Los Angeles, check out Jacob Hashimoto's show at the Martha Otero Gallery JACOB HASHIMOTOYellow Giant and Gas Giant Studies Opening... [Read more]

Previews: Ray Caesar – “The Trouble With Angels” @...

arrestedmotion.com February 10, 2014
Previews: Ray Caesar – “The Trouble With Angels” @ Dorothy Circus

On February 15th, Ray Caesar (interviewed 2011, 2013) will be opening his first European solo exhibition at the Dorothy Circus Gallery in Rome. Entitled The... [Read more]

Mentalgassi in Rome

romephotoblog.com February  3, 2014
Mentalgassi in Rome

  Last week  German trio Mentalgassi made a pit stop in Rome to wrap some columns along the via Prenestina with their whimsical posters.  Definitely not... [Read more]

EVER "Communist Metaphor" New Mural - Rome, Italy

streetartnews.net February  2, 2014
EVER "Communist Metaphor" New Mural - Rome, Italy

After Vienna earlier this week (covered), EVER is now in Rome, Italy where he just wrapped up this sweet new piece.Entitled "Communist Metaphor", the... [Read more]

Mina! – Hogre Residency at Laszlo Biro

romephotoblog.com January 25, 2014
Mina! – Hogre Residency at Laszlo Biro

In a new twist on Laszlo Biro‘s usual installation based exhibitions, for the last month Hogre has been living inside the space during the first ever... [Read more]

Lucamaleonte New Mural - Ostiense, Rome

streetartnews.net January 24, 2014
Lucamaleonte New Mural - Ostiense, Rome

Lucamaleonte just finished working on this new piece which is entitled "#Backtoblue" on the streets of Rome, Italy.Well known for his long collaboration with... [Read more]

alicepasquini: Alice Pasquini - Rome (IT) on Flickr. New...

artpeoplemake.com January 16, 2014
alicepasquini:

Alice Pasquini - Rome (IT) on Flickr.
New work...

alicepasquini: Alice Pasquini - Rome (IT) on Flickr. New work in Rome. #alicepasquini #streetart #APM #Art #Sicc [Read more]

Preview: Agostino Iacurci "Small Wheel, Big Wheel" @...

streetartnews.net January 13, 2014
Preview: Agostino Iacurci "Small Wheel, Big Wheel" @ Wunderkammern, Rome

Our friend Agostino Iacurci will be opening his new solo exhibition "Small Wheel, Big Wheel" next month at Wunderkammern in Rome, Italy.The exhibition “Small... [Read more]

Ericailcane x Bastardilla x Andreco x Hitnes x Alleg New...

streetartnews.net January  3, 2014
Ericailcane x Bastardilla x Andreco x Hitnes x Alleg New Collaboration - Rome, Italy

Ericailcane, Bastardilla, Andreco, Hitnes and Aleg recently teamed up to work on this new piece somewhere on the streets of Rome, Italy.The newly-formed... [Read more]

Rome Wrap Up 2013: From the Archives

romephotoblog.com December 31, 2013
Rome Wrap Up 2013: From the Archives

UNO for Laszlo Biro To end 2012 UNO installed a complex, shockingly fluorescent room at Laszlo Biro. I captured the space at the beginning of 2013 before... [Read more]

Streets: World Roundup (Dec 2 – Dec 29)

arrestedmotion.com December 30, 2013
Streets: World Roundup (Dec 2 – Dec 29)

With our first Streets: World Roundup feature since Art Basel Week in Miami, it's only appropriate to choose a mural from there as our headliner. This... [Read more]

Overtime: Dec 16 – Dec 22

arrestedmotion.com December 22, 2013
Overtime: Dec 16 – Dec 22

More stories from the week that ended on Dec 23 (click on bolded words for more information): Sam Falls' show at T293 in Rome opened on the 17th. RIP:... [Read more]

Fun Gallery… the TRUE Story

obeygiant.com December 21, 2013
Fun Gallery… the TRUE Story

Our good friend and the original ‘Queen of the Downtown Scene’ Patti Astor, has released her memoirs, Fun Gallery… the True Story, chronicling her... [Read more]

Sten & Lex Mural Outdoor Festival Rome

graffuturism.com December 17, 2013
Sten & Lex Mural Outdoor Festival Rome

  Sten and Lex recently finished this monumental mural as part of the Outdoor Mural Festival in Rome. Known for their large scale portraits the duo has... [Read more]

Sten & Lex First Crowd-funded Mural - Rome, Italy

streetartnews.net December 16, 2013
Sten & Lex First Crowd-funded Mural - Rome, Italy

Our friends Sten and Lex just wrapped up this massive new piece for the Outdoor Festival organised by Nu Factory.This piece, the first crowd-fund mural in... [Read more]

Michelangelo Masterpiece Recreated Using Half a Billion...

mymodernmet.com February 20, 2014

Talk about a "sweet" piece of art! Award winning food artist Michelle Wibowo of Michelle Sugar Art recently recreated one of Michelangelo's finest... [Read more]

Superhero Pope - Jamaica Gleaner

jamaica-gleaner.com February  9, 2014

Jamaica Gleaner Superhero PopeJamaica GleanerPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia, said the artist is now hoping to avoid a city fine, but is considering... [Read more]

Graffiti class: letters, colors and acceptance – Times...

puregraffiti.com February  2, 2014

Graffiti class: letters, colors and acceptanceTimes Record NewsFILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 file photo, a graffiti depicting Pope Francis as... [Read more]

Graffiti class: letters, colors and acceptance - Times...

timesrecordnews.com February  1, 2014

Graffiti class: letters, colors and acceptanceTimes Record NewsPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said Thursday the artist is now hoping to avoid a city... [Read more]

Pope Francis 'SuperPope' street-art disappears - Business...

businessmirror.com.ph February  1, 2014

Pope Francis 'SuperPope' street-art disappearsBusiness MirrorPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia, said on Thursday the artist is now hoping to avoid a city... [Read more]

Pope Francis superhero street art disappears - Inquirer.net

newsinfo.inquirer.net February  1, 2014

Washington Post Pope Francis superhero street art disappearsInquirer.netThe wall, left, where the image depicting Pope Francis as Superman was posted, is... [Read more]

Women; the old guard; pope v. pope; graffiti; and All...

puregraffiti.com January 31, 2014

National Catholic Reporter (blog)Given the through-the-looking-glass dynamic of the media today, everything Pope Francis says or does is defined as news,... [Read more]

Pope Francis superhero street art scrubbed by police -...

buenosairesherald.com January 31, 2014

Pope Francis superhero street art scrubbed by policeBuenos Aires HeraldPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said yesterday the artist is now hoping to avoid... [Read more]

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappears - The...

japantimes.co.jp January 31, 2014

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappearsThe Japan TimesPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said Thursday the artist is now hoping to avoid a city... [Read more]

Amanda Knox's murder conviction upheld on appeal -...

concordmonitor.com January 31, 2014

Amanda Knox's murder conviction upheld on appealConcord MonitorPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said Thursday the artist is now hoping to avoid a city... [Read more]

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappears -...

newsinfo.inquirer.net January 31, 2014

Inquirer.net Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappearsInquirer.netPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said Thursday the artist is now hoping to... [Read more]

'Super Pope' graffiti in Rome goes viral - fox5sandiego.com

fox5sandiego.com January 30, 2014

'Super Pope' graffiti in Rome goes viralfox5sandiego.comVATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is quickly turning into an international folk hero, and now he's being... [Read more]

Pope's caped crusader image short-lived as police scrub...

dailyjournal.net January 30, 2014

Pope's caped crusader image short-lived as police scrub 'SuperPope' street artDaily JournalPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said Thursday the artist is... [Read more]

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappears -...

news.yahoo.com January 30, 2014

Yahoo News Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappearsYahoo NewsPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said Thursday the artist is now hoping to... [Read more]

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappears -...

chron.com January 30, 2014

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappearsHouston ChroniclePallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said Thursday the artist is now hoping to avoid a... [Read more]

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappears - WNCT

wnct.com January 30, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappearsWNCTPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said Thursday the artist is now hoping... [Read more]

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappears - WGCL...

cbsatlanta.com January 30, 2014

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappearsWGCL AtlantaPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said Thursday the artist is now hoping to avoid a city... [Read more]

SuperPope Street Art Scrubbed By Roman Police: Homage To...

huffingtonpost.com January 30, 2014

SuperPope Street Art Scrubbed By Roman Police: Homage To Pope Francis ...Huffington PostPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said Thursday the artist is now... [Read more]

Pope's caped crusader image short-lived as police scrub...

newser.com January 30, 2014

Pope's caped crusader image short-lived as police scrub 'SuperPope' street artNewserThe wall, left, where the image depicting Pope Francis as Superman was... [Read more]

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappears - KWQC 6

kwqc.com January 30, 2014

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappearsKWQC 6Pallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said Thursday the artist is now hoping to avoid a city fine, but... [Read more]

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappears -...

businessweek.com January 30, 2014

Poof: Pope Francis superhero street art disappearsBusinessweekPallotta's agent, Margaret Porpiglia said Thursday the artist is now hoping to avoid a city... [Read more]

Move over Superman, it's 'Superpope' - Eyewitness News

ewn.co.za January 30, 2014

Move over Superman, it's 'Superpope'Eyewitness NewsA man takes a picture of a street art mural in Rome showing Pope Francis as a superman. Picture: AFP.... [Read more]

'Superpope' Francis: Street art near Vatican likens...

worldnews.nbcnews.com January 29, 2014

NBCNews.com (blog) 'Superpope' Francis: Street art near Vatican likens pontiff to cartoon heroNBCNews.com (blog)'Superpope' Francis: Street art near... [Read more]

'Superpope' Francis: Street art near Vatican likens...

worldnews.nbcnews.com January 29, 2014

NBCNews.com 'Superpope' Francis: Street art near Vatican likens pontiff to cartoon heroNBCNews.comBy Claudio Lavanga and Henry Austin, NBC News. ROME --... [Read more]

Pope Francis Is 'SuperFran' In Rome Graffiti - Sky News

news.sky.com January 29, 2014

Washington Post Pope Francis Is 'SuperFran' In Rome GraffitiSky NewsAlready a superhero to many, Pope Francis is transformed into 'Superpope' by a street... [Read more]

Superpope artwork appears near Vatican - The Guardian

theguardian.com January 29, 2014

The Guardian Superpope artwork appears near VaticanThe GuardianChildren pose next to a street art mural showing Pope Francis flying through the air like... [Read more]

Move over Superman, it's time for Superpope - DAWN.com

dawn.com January 29, 2014

DAWN.com Move over Superman, it's time for SuperpopeDAWN.comThe street art mural by Italian street artist Maupal which depicts Pope Francis as a... [Read more]

Pope as superman: Vatican tweets graffiti of hero pontiff...

ndtv.com January 29, 2014

NDTV Pope as superman: Vatican tweets graffiti of hero pontiffNDTVStreet art mural of Pope Francis as a superman in downtown Rome near the Vatican on... [Read more]

Opiemme Bus Stops with Memorie Urbane and “In Attesa”

brooklynstreetart.com January 16, 2014

Italian Street Artist and text-loving wordsmith Opiemme hit bus stops last month in the cities of Gaeta and Terracina  – about 75 miles from Rome.  While he... [Read more]

Street art in Rome reaches new creative heights - Wanted...

wantedinrome.com January  9, 2014

Street art in Rome reaches new creative heightsWanted in RomeFrom ancient Pompeii to the façades of buildings today, graffiti has been making walls, and... [Read more]

BSA Film Friday: 01.03.14

brooklynstreetart.com January  3, 2014

Our weekly focus on the moving image and art in the streets. And other oddities. Now screening : 1. “SOMOS LUZ” – Boa Mistura in Panamá City 2. Giulio... [Read more]

Elaborate Geometric Masks Made from a Single Sheet of Paper

mymodernmet.com December 22, 2013

These complex works of paper manipulation are the origami masterpieces of artist Joel Cooper. Each piece is designed and folded from a single sheet of paper... [Read more]

Video: Borondo "Piedad" @ MAAM - Rome, Italy

streetartnews.net December 20, 2013

Just released! This video from Borondo and The Blind Eye Factory was recorded last October at the Museo dell'Altro e dell'Altrove di Metropoliz while the... [Read more]