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Most Incredible Sculptures of AfrikaBurn 2013

mymodernmet.com January 25, 2014
Most Incredible Sculptures of AfrikaBurn 2013

AfrikaBurn is an annual event held in the deserts of the Tankwa Karoo in South Africa that invites artists to display their work and then eventually light it... [Read more]

New in the Shop: Jaco Haasbroek's Hilarious Illustrations

mymodernmet.com January 17, 2014
New in the Shop: Jaco Haasbroek's Hilarious Illustrations

Cape Town, South Africa-based illustrator and designer Jaco Haasbroek shares his wonderful sense of humor through his comical illustrations. Each of the... [Read more]

big chicken! New art by South Africa’s Falko one. Cool...

blog.globalstreetart.com January 13, 2014
big chicken! New art by South Africa’s Falko one. Cool new...

big chicken! New art by South Africa’s Falko one. Cool new pics at http://globalstreetart.com/falko-one [Read more]

Freddy Sam "I Am Because We Are" New Madiba Tribute Mural...

streetartnews.net January 11, 2014
Freddy Sam "I Am Because We Are" New Madiba Tribute Mural - Johannesburg, South Africa

Freddy Sam was recently invited to paint a 40 Meter tall Nelson Mandela mural in the east city of Johannesburg commissioned by the Maboneng precinct as a... [Read more]

Sometimes just a little colour will do! From Subizm in...

blog.globalstreetart.com January  6, 2014
Sometimes just a little colour will do! From Subizm in South...

Sometimes just a little colour will do! From Subizm in South Africa (http://globalstreetart.com/subizm). [Read more]

Gasak from South Africa - fresh! More at...

blog.globalstreetart.com December 29, 2013
Gasak from South Africa - fresh! More at...

Gasak from South Africa - fresh! More at http://globalstreetart.com/gasak. [Read more]

Faith47 New Street Pieces - Woodstock, Cape Town

streetartnews.net December 21, 2013
Faith47 New Street Pieces - Woodstock, Cape Town

While we last heard from her in Miami (covered), Faith47 is now back at home where she worked on this new series of pieces in the district of Woodstock, Cape... [Read more]

By Gasak in South Africa (http://globalstreetart.com/gasak).

blog.globalstreetart.com December 15, 2013
By Gasak in South Africa (http://globalstreetart.com/gasak).

By Gasak in South Africa (http://globalstreetart.com/gasak). [Read more]

Overtime: Dec 9 – Dec 15

arrestedmotion.com December 15, 2013
Overtime: Dec 9 – Dec 15

More stories from the week that ended Dec 15 (click on bolded words for more information): Do Ho Suh creates a home within a home at the MMCA in South... [Read more]

Street art at Wynwood Walls 2013 in Miami

buenosairesstreetart.com December  9, 2013
Street art at Wynwood Walls 2013 in Miami

Wynwood Walls 2013 took place this week during Art Basel Miami with the theme “Women on the Walls”. The mural project featured contributions by top female... [Read more]

“RIP MANDELA” BY OS GEMEOS

mtn-world.com December  6, 2013
“RIP MANDELA” BY OS GEMEOS

There have been few people in the entire history of humanity that have been as dedicated to fighting for human rights as Nelson Mandela. The determination... [Read more]

The turkey-fish! By South Africa’s Falko One...

blog.globalstreetart.com November 29, 2013
The turkey-fish! By South Africa’s Falko One...

The turkey-fish! By South Africa’s Falko One (http://globalstreetart.com/falko-one). Happy thanksgiving to out American fans (bit late but hey)! [Read more]

Showing: DALeast – “Redok” @ The Outsiders (Newcastle)

arrestedmotion.com November 26, 2013
Showing: DALeast – “Redok” @ The Outsiders (Newcastle)

On the 22nd of November, The Outsiders in Newcastle opened a solo by Chinese born artist DALeast (interviewed). For this show, the South Africa-based painter... [Read more]

Preview Herakut’s Upcoming Solo Show (Arrested Motion)

whitewallssf.com November  8, 2013
Preview Herakut’s Upcoming Solo Show (Arrested Motion)

“True Artist” Acrylic and Spray Paint on Canvas, 54×42″ Internationally acclaimed German-based duo, Herakut, have been warmly welcomed back to San... [Read more]

LONDON: MANTIS EPOCH SHOW

artbleat.blogspot.com October 10, 2013
LONDON: MANTIS EPOCH SHOW

Hoxton Gallery will from tonight (Thursday 10th) be playing host to the mighty Mantis, a stencil artist from London via South Africa who has been in the game... [Read more]

Best of Woodstock, as photographed by Jared Aufrichtig

blog.vandalog.com September 26, 2013
Best of Woodstock, as photographed by Jared Aufrichtig

DALeast A note from the editor: Today we have a guest post from Jared Aufrichtig, an artist who has been taking some really interesting photos of street... [Read more]

OUTSIDE II Cape Town

dotmaster.co.uk September 14, 2013
OUTSIDE II  Cape Town

So i have some new work in a group show in South Africa with those nice guys at 34 fine art in Cape Town. A good list of the great and the good from the... [Read more]

Martha Cooper in Rome

romephotoblog.com September 14, 2013
Martha Cooper in Rome

Martha Cooper‘s exhibition “Street Signs,” curated by Antonella de Lullo, opened at the Palazzo Incontro last night in Rome.  As part of the Outdoor Urban... [Read more]

Faith47 New Mural In Heerlen, Netherlands

streetartnews.net August 28, 2013
Faith47 New Mural In Heerlen, Netherlands

Faith47 spent the last few days in Europe to work on a new piece on the streets of Heerlen, southeastern Netherlands. Organised by HRLN 2013 Murals Project... [Read more]

NUART FESTIVAL 2013 LINE UP JUST ANNOUNCED...

thestreetartblog.net August 22, 2013
NUART FESTIVAL 2013 LINE UP JUST ANNOUNCED...

It gives us great pleasure to announce this years Nuart Festival line up, our most international list of artists yet. 16 artists from 11 countries spanning... [Read more]

Save The "Free Mandela" Mural In Cape Town, South Africa

streetartnews.net August 12, 2013
Save The "Free Mandela" Mural In Cape Town, South Africa

The City of Cape Town is the world design capital 2014, yet the new bylaws that have been instituted are restricting and policing non-violent 'crime', like... [Read more]

Beautiful Urban Interventions by R1

woostercollective.com June 13, 2013
Beautiful Urban Interventions by R1

Active street artist based in Johannesburg, South Africa, R1, sent us some great images of his urban interventions.  R1 often works with found materials,... [Read more]

Faith47 New Street Pieces In London, UK

streetartnews.net May 13, 2013
Faith47 New Street Pieces In London, UK

While we last heard from her in South Africa a few days ago (covered), Faith47 is now in UK where she recently completed these new pieces. The South African... [Read more]

London streets: Dal East

butterflyartnews.com May  6, 2013
London streets: Dal East

South Africa based artist Dal East is back to the UK and has completed a few murals  from leaping tigers to surrealist creatures in East London. [Read more]

Interview with Lucas Namuramba

senseslost.com May  3, 2013
Interview with Lucas Namuramba

Matthew J recently caught up with the South African graphic designer and entrepreneur Lucas Namuramba. In the interview Lucas shares his inspiration for... [Read more]

Faith47 New Mural In Atlantis, South Africa

streetartnews.net May  2, 2013
Faith47 New Mural In Atlantis, South Africa

Our friend Faith47 just completed this beautiful new piece on the streets of Atlantis, Western Cape, South Africa. Located about 45 kilometres away from Cape... [Read more]

Adolphus Opara - New photographs

Adolphus Opara - New photographs

Tate Modern exhibited photographer Adolphus Opara has some new editions exclusively available at us: http://bit.ly/102LwvZAdolphus Opara’s (1981, Imo... [Read more]

New Work From JACE

woostercollective.com April 25, 2013
New Work From JACE

Here are a few shots from JACE getting up in South Africa. We're excited to have him be a part of our 10 year anniversary show coming up in August! [Read more]

Remed New Mural In Marseille, France

streetartnews.net April 21, 2013
Remed New Mural In Marseille, France

After South Africa last February (covered), Remed is now in France where he spent a few days working in Marseille. The Spanish artist drops a massive and... [Read more]

The Streets of Fietas.

soloone.blogspot.com April 19, 2013
The Streets of Fietas.

Fietas is a working class neighborhood just outside Johannesburg City Centre and has a rich history of struggle and survival in South Africa. Whilst groups... [Read more]

City of Gold, Johannesburg 2013.

soloone.blogspot.com April 19, 2013
City of Gold, Johannesburg 2013.

On the 7th April the City Of Gold festival officially launched in Johannesburg with an exhibition at the Greyscale Gallery in Bramfontein. The show featured... [Read more]

Herakut New Mural In Johannesburg, South Africa

streetartnews.net April 11, 2013
Herakut New Mural In Johannesburg, South Africa

While we last heard from them in Nepal last February (covered), Herakut spent the last few days painting on the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa. In... [Read more]

Interesni Kazki x Kislow New Mural In Fleury Les Aubrais,...

streetartnews.net April 10, 2013
Interesni Kazki x Kislow New Mural In Fleury Les Aubrais, France

While AEC was recently in South Africa (covered), Interesni Kazki's second half WAONE is currently in France where he just completed this new collaboration... [Read more]

Christiaan Nagel's Mushrooms - South Africa

Christiaan Nagel's Mushrooms - South Africa

Christiaan's mushrooms have graced the streets of East London for sometime now. The artist has since broadened the canvas and places his distinctive... [Read more]

Black History Month 2012

soloone.blogspot.com October 28, 2012
Black History Month 2012

October is Black history month and to celebrate it young people from Lambeth and Southwark got together to produce images based on 6 people in history who... [Read more]

Interview: Gasak, A Graffiti Artist From South Africa –...

puregraffiti.com February 15, 2014

Interview: Gasak, A Graffiti Artist From South AfricaThe FADERPresented by Sprite and FADER, Obey You Collective: South Africa is a series devoted to... [Read more]

Self-Taught Fashion Guru Inspires Vintage Style in Namibia

mymodernmet.com February  4, 2014

Namibia may not be the fashion capital of the world but one man named Lourens Loux Gebhardt, who goes by Loux the Vintage Guru, has a passion for the art of... [Read more]

Beautifully Detailed Drawings Burnt into Pieces of Wood

mymodernmet.com January  2, 2014

Eben Cavanagh Rautenbach, artistically known as LeRoc, uses a soldering iron to create detailed illustrations on pieces of wood. This art of decorative... [Read more]

Best of Woodstock, as photographed by Jared Aufrichtig

feedproxy.google.com September 26, 2013

DALeast A note from the editor: Today we have a guest post from Jared Aufrichtig, an artist who has been taking some really interesting photos of street... [Read more]

Fire Donald Trump, cry foes - New York Daily News

nydailynews.com September 22, 2013

New York Daily News Fire Donald Trump, cry foesNew York Daily NewsLuminaries including Michael Stipe, Chuck Close, Jim Dine, Taryn Simon, Shepard Fairey,... [Read more]

SA may surpass US in capacity to spy on its own citizens...

thesouthafrican.com September  2, 2013

SA may surpass US in capacity to spy on its own citizensTheSouthAfricanAmerican street artist Shepard Fairey comes to London's East End. Brick Lane, 2007... [Read more]

Save “Free Mandela”

monorex.com August 21, 2013

This world famous mural in Cape Town is under threat of disappearing forever despite its significance as a reminder of the past.   Recent bylaws in Cape Town... [Read more]

Breathtaking work of the secretive Chinese graffiti...

dailymail.co.uk August 14, 2013

Daily Mail Breathtaking work of the secretive Chinese graffiti artist who travels the ...Daily MailThese huge paintings are the work of a secretive... [Read more]

When will Jeffrey Zients return from South Africa? -...

dailycaller.com July 24, 2013

Daily Caller When will Jeffrey Zients return from South Africa?Daily CallerAmid new revelations about the IRS targeting scandal, the Obama... [Read more]

South Africa: Mandela noted Bard's words on death - USA...

usatoday.com July 10, 2013

South Africa: Mandela noted Bard's words on deathUSA TODAYA person walks past street art of former South African president Nelson Mandela in Cape Town.... [Read more]

Obama to GOP: Push through immigration bill by August -...

dailycaller.com June 29, 2013

Obama to GOP: Push through immigration bill by AugustDaily CallerThe GOP-led House should pass an immigration bill in the next 34 days, President Back Obama... [Read more]

New app claims to prevent government eavesdropping on...

dailycaller.com June  7, 2013

Daily Caller New app claims to prevent government eavesdropping on cell phonesDaily CallerThe developers of a new mobile app may have just caught a... [Read more]

Street art to uplift city walls - eNCA

enca.com April 27, 2013

Street art to uplift city wallseNCAStreet art to uplift city walls. South Africa. Friday 26 April 2013 - 4:26 PM. Cape Town street artists are hoping to... [Read more]

Go Above: Community Art in Cape Town

woostercollective.com April 10, 2013

UBUNTU from ABOVE on Vimeo.   Street artist ABOVE initiated a community art project in Cape Town, South Africa.  Hundreds of discarded tires were... [Read more]

America's Finest at St Ives gallery - This is Cornwall

thisiscornwall.co.uk April  4, 2013

This is Cornwall America's Finest at St Ives galleryThis is CornwallWith work by Bast, Faile, Shepard Fairey, Rene Gagnon, Chris Stain, and Swoon... [Read more]