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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]

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]

Pratt Institute x Honorary doctorate

obeygiant.com May  1, 2015
Pratt Institute x Honorary doctorate

In high school I told my dad I would pursue being an artist because I could never be like him and be a doctor. Well, it turns out only part of that was true... [Read more]

The story behind this crazy Tod Seelie photograph

blog.vandalog.com April 28, 2015
The story behind this crazy Tod Seelie photograph

Tod Seelie is one of my favorite photographers, and his recent book is something that I seem to take off the shelf and show to just about anyone who stops by... [Read more]

Get READY FOR the MANIFEST JUSTICE EXHIBIT / SUBMIT YOUR...

obeygiant.com April  9, 2015
Get READY FOR the MANIFEST JUSTICE EXHIBIT / SUBMIT YOUR ART!

Get ready for the Manifest Justice art exhibit in Los Angeles, featuring the work of over 200 artists including Shepard Fairey, Swoon, and more as well as... [Read more]

A bucket of black paint in the heart of Mexico

blog.vandalog.com April  2, 2015
A bucket of black paint in the heart of Mexico

Censored mural by Ericailcane. Photo by RexisteMX. Editor’s note: This is a guest post from the anonymous artist/activist collective RexisteMX. I want to... [Read more]

Preview: Young New Yorkers Silent Art Auction ft Swoon,...

streetartnews.net April  1, 2015
Preview: Young New Yorkers Silent Art Auction ft Swoon, Shepard Fairey, LNY, Icy and Sot - April 1st

For the second time in the last three years the amazing arts-based transformative justice group Young New Yorkers is having a silent art auction to raise... [Read more]

Coverage: PM7 curated by Brooklyn Street Art @ Berlin's...

streetartnews.net March 17, 2015
Coverage: PM7 curated by Brooklyn Street Art @ Berlin's Urban Nation

After several days of work in Berlin, Germany at Urban Nation, its time to wrap up the excellent PM7 Project which was curated by Brooklyn Street Art... [Read more]

Books: "SURFACE" Portrait anthology of some of the most...

streetartnews.net March 16, 2015
Books: "SURFACE" Portrait anthology of some of the most significant street artists by Søren Solkær

"SURFACE" is the definitive portrait anthology of some of the most significant street artists on the contemporary scene as well as the pioneering icons.... [Read more]

PAPER CUT Group Exhibition opens March 7

obeygiant.com March  3, 2015
PAPER CUT Group Exhibition opens  March 7

SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS is pleased to present Paper Cut, a group exhibition featuring artwork by six artists who cut into, tear into, and deconstruct the humble,... [Read more]

7 March: Paper Cut (LA, CA)

stencilarchive.org February 27, 2015
7 March: Paper Cut (LA, CA)

In the Galleries Opening: Saturday, March 7 / 8-11 PM Exhibition Dates: March 7 – April 11 SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS is pleased to present Paper Cut,... [Read more]

From New Yawk City Walls to virtual reality

blog.vandalog.com February  2, 2015
From New Yawk City Walls to virtual reality

This weekend, a particularly forward-thinking yet historically mindful street and and graffiti exhibition opens at Long Island University. CONCRETE To DATA,... [Read more]

Hookedblog's Best of 2014 — Street Art Videos

hookedblog.co.uk January  1, 2015
Hookedblog's Best of 2014 — Street Art Videos

After the positive response we got to our Best of 2013 — Street Art Videos post we thought it would make sense to kick of the new year and share a another... [Read more]

PREVIEW - Paper Monster The Show - 12/12/14 - Castor...

streetartnews.net December 12, 2014
PREVIEW - Paper Monster The Show - 12/12/14 - Castor Gallery - Manhattan, NYC

Castor Gallery is proud to host Paper Monster’s first expansive exhibition that celebrates the body of work created with their favorite artists over the... [Read more]

ART Spezial: Street Art! Gewinnt 3 x das Sonderheft!

rebelart.net November 23, 2014
ART Spezial: Street Art! Gewinnt 3 x das Sonderheft!

“Das ideale Geschenk für den Onkel, der immer belächelt hat, was du da so treibst”, sagt fk.1just.de. Jetzt ist es am Kiosk (und im eShop): Das Sonderheft... [Read more]

Stavanger, Norway: A Street Art Hot Spot - Part 02

hookedblog.co.uk October 22, 2014
Stavanger, Norway: A Street Art Hot Spot - Part 02

As promised here is the second of our two part posts covering some of the street art we managed to capture on a recent visit to Stavanger in Norwary which... [Read more]

PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH DESIGN CONTEST SHOWCASE @ COOPER...

obeygiant.com September 11, 2014
PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH DESIGN CONTEST SHOWCASE @ COOPER UNION

If you’re in the New York area… Before heading to the People’s Climate March on 9/21, visit Cooper Union’s Colonnade Gallery for a showcase of selected... [Read more]

Thieu

happygraffiti.com May 14, 2014
Thieu

With the dust now settled after the all girl graffiti take over on Leake Street Tunnel back in March, we’ve started meeting up with some of the artists to... [Read more]

VNA 25: It's time to Swoon.....Excited much!!!??

wallsandpictures.blogspot.fr February  4, 2014
VNA 25: It's time to Swoon.....Excited much!!!??

The drop is Thursday 6th but the launch is next week the 13th February @ Far Rockaway in Shoreditch.......Be there or be a second rate toy wheatpaster!!!!... [Read more]

Hit Shot Walls - November 2013

graffoto1.blogspot.fr December 14, 2013
Hit Shot Walls - November 2013

Words: NoLionsInEnglandPhotos: HowAboutNo and NoLionsInEngland as statedYou didn't seriously think that cold weather would put Shoreditch Street Art into... [Read more]

Swoon New Street Pieces In Grottaglie, Italy

streetartnews.net August 22, 2013
Swoon New Street Pieces In Grottaglie, Italy

The small town of Grottaglie, located in the high heel of the boot that is Italy, is admittedly not on most tourist itineraries. Yet thanks to the efforts of... [Read more]

10 Years of Wooster Collective at Jonathan Levine

according2g.com August 12, 2013
10 Years of Wooster Collective at Jonathan Levine

Photos by G.  Various Artists. Trustocorp If you are a fan of street art and are in the New York area, you must check out “10 Years of Wooster... [Read more]

Poor Placement All Over Your Face!

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.com August 11, 2013
Poor Placement All Over Your Face!

Its a shame.  Swoon's beautiful street art piece got capped not once but twice with a graffiti bomb, and a graffiti tag on top of that.  The bombs cover over... [Read more]

Hit Shot Walls July 2013

graffoto1.blogspot.com August  8, 2013
Hit Shot Walls July 2013

photos: HowAboutNowords: NoLionsInEngland July had to man up to follow the excellent street art Shoreditch has seen in the past few months and boy did it... [Read more]

10 Years of Wooster Collective

obeygiant.com August  5, 2013
10 Years of Wooster Collective

10 Years of Wooster Collective: 2003-2013An Exhibition Curated by Marc The show features work by Shepard Fairey, Space Invader, JR, Anthony Lister, Ben... [Read more]

Weekend link-o-rama

blog.vandalog.com August  3, 2013
Weekend link-o-rama

Swoon Enjoy your Saturday. Also, if you enjoy the above photo, make sure you didn’t miss this post from earlier in the week. Dr. D and Leah Leah... [Read more]

Beautiful Decay: NYC’s withering wheatpastes

blog.vandalog.com August  2, 2013
Beautiful Decay: NYC’s withering wheatpastes

My favorite wheatpastes rarely lose their beauty. They just continue to evolve until they, sadly, wither away. Here are a few: Imminent Disaster in... [Read more]

VNA Magazine — New York Invasion

hookedblog.co.uk July 30, 2013
VNA Magazine — New York Invasion

New York get ready for the invasion, our friends from VNA Magazine are currently making their way across the Atlantic for the release of their 23rd issue of... [Read more]

Swoon’s print release for Braddock Tiles

blog.vandalog.com June 27, 2013
Swoon’s print release for Braddock Tiles

Swoon In her ongoing effort, since 2007, to revitalize the suburb of North Braddock, Pennsylvania, Swoon has recently launched a print shop Braddock... [Read more]

Swoon Launches the Braddock Tiles

woostercollective.com June 21, 2013
Swoon Launches the Braddock Tiles

We are thrilled to support Swoon in her latest project, Braddock Tiles. One of the things we love about Swoon is her commitment to giving back to the... [Read more]

Zenka - Participatory Street Art for the Digital Age

Zenka - Participatory Street Art for the Digital Age

This spot on Melrose had been getting hit with changing graffiti and street art, but its right next to some street level adds so we weren't sure what to... [Read more]

Swoon Like Mona Lisa

Swoon Like Mona Lisa

Swoon is one of the premier female artists in the street art genre, and the comparison to Mona Lisa is made easy with a Swoon piece on the same building... [Read more]

Swoon in London, near Shoreditch High street Station...

Swoon in London, near Shoreditch High street Station (Photo...

Swoon in London, near Shoreditch High street Station (Photo Harun .O) [Read more]

Barry McGee at the ICA/Boston

blog.vandalog.com May  1, 2013
Barry McGee at the ICA/Boston

Photo by Chase Elliott Clark Earlier this month, I visited the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston for the opening of Barry McGee, a retrospective of... [Read more]

Swoon, Greg Lamarche, Oliver Vernon, David Ellis and more...

blog.vandalog.com April 17, 2013
Swoon, Greg Lamarche, Oliver Vernon, David Ellis and more at Joshua Liner

Swoon, Thalassa, screenprint on mylar with coffee stain and hand painting Since 2006, Joshua Liner’s Chelsea gallery has consistently featured an amazing... [Read more]

Art contemporain urbain : le Guide 2012

graffitiartmagazine.com April 19, 2012
Art contemporain urbain : le Guide 2012

Le Guide de l'art contemporain urbain 2012 est le premier hors-série de Graffiti Art magazine : + 100 artistes, 212 pages, 400 images, autant dire qu'il faut... [Read more]

Release: Swoon and Brian Adam Douglas

blog.papermonster.net December  5, 2014

To be released Tuesday December 9th, 2014 around 12noon EST. We're very exicted to release a new screenprint edition of "Dawn and Gemma" by Swoon. These are... [Read more]

Release: Swoon Dawn and Gemma Edition Variants

blog.papermonster.net September 12, 2014

* To be released on Thursday, September 18th at around 12noon EST * Paper Monster is very excited to announce the release of Swoon's Dawn and Gemma Edition... [Read more]

OBEY IN CHICAGO

blog.ulamongedesigns.com August 22, 2014

OBEY IN CHICAGO from OBEY CLOTHING on Vimeo. Last month, Shepard and the OBEY crew hit Chi-Town on the second leg of their 8 city mural tour. Along with the... [Read more]

Swoon at Night

streetandstage.com March  4, 2014

So glad that I was able to shoot this before the idiot bombers hit it during the snow storm. [Read more]

Release: Swoon Kamayura Edition Variants

blog.papermonster.net December  3, 2013

* To be released on Thursday, December 5th at around 12noon EST * We are pleased to announce the release of Swoon's Kamayura Edition Variant artworks. "While... [Read more]

Swoon's Braddock Tiles Fundraiser: Art Prints at $45 A...

huffingtonpost.com June 17, 2013

Huffington Post Swoon's Braddock Tiles Fundraiser: Art Prints at $45 A PopHuffington PostCharity, How & Nosm, Logan Hicks, Art Collecting, Braddock,... [Read more]

Swoon's Braddock Tiles Fundraiser: Art Prints at $45 A...

huffingtonpost.com June 17, 2013

Huffington Post Swoon's Braddock Tiles Fundraiser: Art Prints at $45 A PopHuffington PostCharity, How & Nosm, Logan Hicks, Art Collecting, Braddock,... [Read more]

Written byNATALIE WAKEFIELD - Ashbourne News Telegraph

Written byNATALIE WAKEFIELDAshbourne News TelegraphGill Saunders gives a talk at Ashbourne Library from 7.30pm about street art, it's global appeal and the... [Read more]

Festival special - Burton Mail

burtonmail.co.uk June 11, 2013

Festival specialBurton MailGill Saunders gives a talk at Ashbourne Library from 7.30pm about street art, it's global appeal and the works of artists such as... [Read more]

Oi You is a mural and street art exhibition - Courier Mail

couriermail.com.au April 18, 2013

Oi You is a mural and street art exhibitionCourier MailThe Oi You urban art festival, which has already been to Nelson, New Zealand, will showcase Shaw's and... [Read more]

Oi You is a mural and street art exhibition - The Daily...

dailytelegraph.com.au April 18, 2013

Oi You is a mural and street art exhibitionThe Daily TelegraphThe Oi You urban art festival, which has already been to Nelson, New Zealand, will showcase... [Read more]

Oi You is a mural and street art exhibition - Adelaide Now

adelaidenow.com.au April 18, 2013

Oi You is a mural and street art exhibitionAdelaide NowThe Oi You urban art festival, which has already been to Nelson, New Zealand, will showcase Shaw's and... [Read more]

Oi You is a mural and street art exhibition - Herald Sun

heraldsun.com.au April 18, 2013

Oi You is a mural and street art exhibitionHerald SunThe Oi You urban art festival, which has already been to Nelson, New Zealand, will showcase Shaw's and... [Read more]

MARTHA COOPER: REMIX

vimeo.com April  8, 2011

Carmichael Gallery presents Photographs by Martha Cooper with original remixes of her photographs in a range of media by Aeon, John Ahearn, Aiko, Bio, Nicer... [Read more]