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Lek Underground Doesn't Exist Anymore" @ Paris' Palais de...

streetartnews.net June 30, 2014
Lek Underground Doesn't Exist Anymore" @ Paris' Palais de Tokyo

Lek, Sowat, Mode2 and the legend Futura 2000 recently teamed up in Paris, France to work on a series of new pieces inside the Palais de Tokyo.Organised by... [Read more]

Paris: Lasco #3 – Palais de Tokyo

butterflyartnews.com June 18, 2014
Paris: Lasco #3 – Palais de Tokyo

For the third instalment of the Lasco Project ( covered here) curator Hugo Vitrani invited seven  internationally renowned graffiti artists to infiltrate the... [Read more]

Print release « Need food not football » 1st June 2014

goinart.net May 30, 2014
Print release « Need food not football » 1st June 2014

Goin’s « NEED FOOD NOT FOOTBALL » print will be released on sunday the 1st June at 10 AM GMT on www.goinart.net/shop (Los Angeles: 3 AM / Mexico City: 5 AM... [Read more]

Metabolism : Hugo Michell Gallery

m-i-s-o.com May 28, 2014
Metabolism : Hugo Michell Gallery

It’s been a long time coming, a big solo show, and now it’s so nice to say it’s here, to send an invitation: Stanislava Pinchuk Metabolism : The City... [Read more]

RG from @facehunter @m_o_m_o_e wearing my AdidasXFafi...

fafi.net May 19, 2014
RG from @facehunter @m_o_m_o_e wearing my AdidasXFafi...

RG from @facehunter @m_o_m_o_e wearing my AdidasXFafi transparent pyjama in Tokyo. [Read more]

Paolo Consorti - New prints

Paolo Consorti - New prints

We are very pleased to have new exclusive prints by Paolo Consorti, who took part in the 54th Venice Biennal at the Italian Pavilion:... [Read more]

xombiedirge: Enemy in Sight by Nathan Walker / Tumblr...

solaris100.tumblr.com April  1, 2014
xombiedirge:

Enemy in Sight by Nathan Walker / Tumblr
Tokyo...

Enemy in Sight by Nathan Walker Tokyo Titans by Half-Human Uncle Sam vs. The King of the Monsters by Zach Taylor Austin is Burning by Jason Chalker... [Read more]

tokyo-fashion: Amo x WEGO outfit in Harajuku w/ Fafi...

fafi.net February 27, 2014
tokyo-fashion:

Amo x WEGO outfit in Harajuku w/ Fafi top, puffy...

tokyo-fashion: Amo x WEGO outfit in Harajuku w/ Fafi top, puffy shorts & trendy-right-now studded beret. [Read more]

Upcoming: Fuco Ueda – “Kioku No Hana (Flower Of Memory)”...

arrestedmotion.com February 21, 2014
Upcoming: Fuco Ueda – “Kioku No Hana (Flower Of Memory)” @ Thinkspace Gallery

Expanding on and showing a series last seen during a show in Tokyo last year, the luminous works of Fuco Ueda will be making a rare appearance in the Los... [Read more]

Lek & Sowat and Friends “S̶t̶r̶e̶e̶t̶ Art” Hip Opsession

graffuturism.com February 18, 2014
Lek & Sowat and Friends “S̶t̶r̶e̶e̶t̶ Art” Hip Opsession

Lek and Sowat collaborated once again for “S̶t̶r̶e̶e̶t̶ ART” as part of Hip Opsession. Lek and Sowat collaborated with a group of artists such as Outsider,... [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]

Studio Visits: STASH – “Cap Indicates Color” @ Sports Lab...

arrestedmotion.com February  7, 2014
Studio Visits: STASH – “Cap Indicates Color” @ Sports Lab (Atmos)

AM recently had the pleasure of visiting a legend in the New York Graffiti scene - STASH. Long known for his bold outlines and clean shapes, the bomber is in... [Read more]

One Red Rose Forever – Copyright

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk February  5, 2014
One Red Rose Forever – Copyright

Known across the streets of the UK for his trademark roses, Copyright is the clear choice for a Valentine’s show at Lawrence Alkin Gallery this February.... [Read more]

Ever "November 19, 1910" Limited Edition Screen Print

streetartnews.net January 27, 2014
Ever "November 19, 1910" Limited Edition Screen Print

Our friend EVER recently produced a new screen-print during his residency with the good lads @ MAMUTT in Mexico City.In October 2013, EVER visited Mexico for... [Read more]

Joseph Meloy, Enrico Oyama, Chris RWK, and Herb Smith aka...

streetartnyc.org January  8, 2014
Joseph Meloy, Enrico Oyama, Chris RWK, and Herb Smith aka Veng in “Beyond Literacy” at Chelsea’s Galerie Protégé

Opening this evening — from 6-8pm — at Chelsea’s Galerie Protégé, a handsome space at 197 9th Avenue, is Beyond Literacy, a selection of imaginative and... [Read more]

Book Launch: 'Made In Detroit' by Revok published by...

wallsandpictures.blogspot.co.uk January  7, 2014
Book Launch: 'Made In Detroit' by Revok published by Gingko Press

On the 4th January one of the most sought after books of 2014 was launched at MOCA (Museum Of Contemporary Art) in Los Angeles by Gingko Press. The book in... [Read more]

INK & CLOG, ‘DSTRY TOKYO’

mtn-world.com January  3, 2014
INK & CLOG, ‘DSTRY TOKYO’

Ink & Clog has joined forces with Zany from Jakarta, Indonesia together with Shorino and Karasu from Singapore to star this video titled 'DSTRY TOKYO'.... [Read more]

Satan freight wagon

home.ekosystem.org December 27, 2013
Satan freight wagon

Today’s flix: SATAN freight in the Netherlands + the traditional end of the year piece from CT + collaboration by Perongeluk & Graphic Surgery +... [Read more]

Openings: Boris “DELTA” Tellegen – “Overburden” @ Common...

arrestedmotion.com December 20, 2013
Openings: Boris “DELTA” Tellegen – “Overburden” @ Common Gallery

Recently, Tokyo's Common Gallery opened a new show from Boris Tellegen entitled Overburden. Also known as DELTA, a moniker used during his time in graffiti,... [Read more]

Streets: D*Face (Tokyo) – Part II

arrestedmotion.com December 20, 2013
Streets: D*Face (Tokyo) – Part II

Earlier this month, we shared with you a mural that D*Face (interviewed) painted in Tokyo while he there for an exhibition at Parco Gallery X. Turns out the... [Read more]

Openings: Chris Berens – “Nensha” @ Megumi Ogita

arrestedmotion.com December 17, 2013
Openings: Chris Berens – “Nensha” @ Megumi Ogita

Dutch painter Chris Berens recently opened his long awaited first ever solo show in Japan at the Megumi Ogita Gallery in Ginza, Tokyo. Nensha was artist's... [Read more]

Boris “Delta” Tellegen “Overburden” at Common Gallery Tokyo

graffuturism.com December 16, 2013
Boris “Delta” Tellegen “Overburden” at Common Gallery Tokyo

  Boris “Delta” Tellegen exhibited a new body of work at Tokyo’s Common Gallery. The exhibit titled “Overburden” featured new work on paper as well as his... [Read more]

VinZ "Swan Lake" Limited Edition Screen Print - Available...

streetartnews.net December 13, 2013
VinZ "Swan Lake" Limited Edition Screen Print - Available December 18th

VinZ returns for his second print with us after his first edition was an instant sell-out. The Spaniard used a multi-step process to create this unique... [Read more]

*Update Video “Tracés Directs” Installation and Film for...

graffuturism.com December 13, 2013
*Update Video “Tracés Directs” Installation and Film for Nuit blanche 2013 at Palais de Tokyo

Tracés Directs / Direct Outlines from sowat + lek on Vimeo. Philippe Baudelocque Alëxone Smo L'outsider Sowat Babs JayOne... [Read more]

D*Face "Goodbye Kitty" New Street Piece - Shibuya, Tokyo

streetartnews.net December  9, 2013
D*Face "Goodbye Kitty" New Street Piece - Shibuya, Tokyo

After a first piece on the streets of Tokyo (covered), D*Face is back in Shibuya where he quickly painted this new piece entitled "Goodbye Kitty".The... [Read more]

Borondo "El Peso De La Corona" Limited Edition Screen...

streetartnews.net December  6, 2013
Borondo "El Peso De La Corona" Limited Edition Screen Print - Available December 11th

Spanish talent Borondo has produced a huge number of impressive walls this year and to top off the year, came to visit us a few weeks ago.He used his "Glass... [Read more]

D*Face New Street Art - Shibuya, Tokyo

streetartnews.net December  5, 2013
D*Face New Street Art - Shibuya, Tokyo

After a massive wall in Malaga, Spain (covered), D*Face is now in Asia where he just wrapped up this new mural in Tokyo, Japan.In town for the upcoming... [Read more]

Streets: D*Face (Tokyo)

arrestedmotion.com December  5, 2013
Streets: D*Face (Tokyo)

The UK-based D*Face (interviewed) is currently in Japan to promote his new book - The Art of D*Face: One Man and His Dog. To that end, he will be holding a... [Read more]

Faith47 "Mysterium Tremendum Et Fascinans" Limited...

streetartnews.net November 28, 2013
Faith47 "Mysterium Tremendum Et Fascinans" Limited Edition Screen Print - Available December 2nd

Faith47 returns for her second print with us after her first was an instant sell-out. And she delivers it with the casual grace of a master craftswoman. The... [Read more]

On Now: Zone De Faille, Terrains Vagues & Tracés Direct

12ozprophet.com November 26, 2013
On Now: Zone De Faille, Terrains Vagues & Tracés Direct

Palais de Tokyo and Lasco present Zone De Faille, Terrains Vagues s Direct on now in Paris Read More ©2013 - World Rights Reserved -... [Read more]

SAKI&B 2nd Solo Show 'The Orchid and The White Foxes'

sakiandb.blogspot.co.uk November 25, 2013
SAKI&B 2nd Solo Show 'The Orchid and The White Foxes'

12th September-22nd September 2013 Opening Party: 6pm Thursday 12th Sep By appointment only...  [email protected] The Orchid and The White... [Read more]

“André” Saraiva in the Streets of Paris for “Terrains...

graffuturism.com November 21, 2013
“André” Saraiva in the Streets of Paris for “Terrains Vagues” at the Palais de Tokyo

Picture courtesy of The Grifters   For the opening of their ‘Terrains Vagues’ show (Lasco project/Palais de Tokyo),... [Read more]

Dran New Indoor Mural For The Lasco Project - Paris, France

streetartnews.net November 19, 2013
Dran New Indoor Mural For The Lasco Project - Paris, France

While we last heard from him last summer 2012 (covered), Dran is finally active again with this new indoor piece which was recently completed in Paris,... [Read more]

D*FACE - New World Disorder - London (June)

D*FACE - New World Disorder - London (June)

D*FACE | New World Disorder | StolenSpace GalleryThe Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QLDate: 7th – 23rd June 2013'Not a lot of people can reach... [Read more]

Taka Sudo joins Abztract Collective

birdgunblog.blogspot.co.uk January 19, 2011
Taka Sudo joins Abztract Collective

Abztract is proud to have Taka Sudo join our collective in 2011. Taka Sudo was born and raised in Tokyo Japan and moved to BC Canada in 2001.His inspiration... [Read more]

Google Adds Graffiti to Its Art Portfolio

stencilarchive.org June 11, 2014

Historical Item News Articles Google Adds Graffiti to Its Art PortfolioBy RACHEL DONADIO ::: JUNE 10, 2014 PARIS — There’s a portrait of an... [Read more]

Who's that girl ?

fafi.net April 19, 2014

By exploring feminity through stereotypes and using them to her advantage, Fafi not only knocked her male colleagues and competitors out their socks, she... [Read more]

Everyday Scenes Playfully Transformed Into Speed Sketches

mymodernmet.com February 13, 2014

When not creating commercial illustrations for magazines, book, web, and TV, Tokyo-based illustrator Hama-House finds time to create these playful speed... [Read more]

Who Is Curating Meltdown? Will The Real James Lavelle...

thequietus.com February  4, 2014

Who Is Curating Meltdown? Will The Real James Lavelle Please Stand UpThe QuietusAround the music itself, Lavelle developed a unique aesthetic based on street... [Read more]

Impressive Oil Paintings Offer Glimpse of 19th Century Tokyo

mymodernmet.com January 27, 2014

Over a century old, these incredible oil paintings by Robert Frederick Blum offer a rare glimpse into the vivid life of Tokyo in the late 19th century, a... [Read more]

Behind The Scenes With VinZ - "Swan Lake"

streetartnews.net December 16, 2013

As a little festive treat from StreetArtNews and VinZ, we decided to celebrate the release of Swan Lake with a video almost as beautiful as the print... [Read more]

Top 10 Most Creative Art Projects by Parents in 2013

mymodernmet.com December 13, 2013

In 2013, there was no shortage of creative ideas. In fact, we here at My Modern Met put out about 4,500 posts showing you story after story of ordinary... [Read more]

Surreal Tree Branches Sprout Out From Indoor Support Beams

mymodernmet.com December 13, 2013

Baitogogo is a half-sculptural, half-architectural installation by Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira that presents a surreal growth of tree branches out of... [Read more]

Top 10: Pictures of the year - TVNZ

tvnz.co.nz December  2, 2013

Top 10: Pictures of the yearTVNZA dog urinates on a work by British graffiti artist Banksy in New York. The wreckage of a train derailment and explosion in... [Read more]

Masked artist makes sticky issue out of radiation in...

dailystar.com.lb December  2, 2013

The Daily Star Masked artist makes sticky issue out of radiation in JapanThe Daily StarKnown as 281 Antinuke, Japan's answer to Banksy has covered Tokyo... [Read more]

Video: Tracés Directs (Paris)

butterflyartnews.com November 21, 2013

After being screened at Palais de Tokyo, we can now see what Lek, Sowat and their artists friends have been up to illegally during 7 months using chalks and... [Read more]

[Diaporama] Lasco Project: graffiti et street art au...

lesinrocks.com November 21, 2013

[Diaporama] Lasco Project: graffiti et street art au Palais de TokyoLes InrocksAlors que depuis peu New York porte le deuil des “5 Pointz”, la Mecque de... [Read more]

Spraying Bricks - Episode 8 - BEN EINE

tagsandthings.blogspot.co.uk February 22, 2013

On his recent visit to London, Spraying Bricks took the initiative and went down to catch the man and legend himself, Ben Eine, as he painted the walls of... [Read more]

Spraying Bricks - Episode 5 - INKFETISH

tagsandthings.blogspot.co.uk January 19, 2013

October 2012 saw the launch of Tom Blackford's, aka Inkfetish's, first solo show. Spraying Bricks was fortunate enough to catch up with him a couple of weeks... [Read more]

SAKI and Bithches first show "Tokyo Lady Chatterley"

sakiandb.blogspot.co.uk October 27, 2011

TOKYO LADY CHATTERLEY “Curvy Bitches inspired by 1970’s Japanese porn movies painted on glass cabinets salvaged from the British Museum” Art Exhibition... [Read more]