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East London Rebels Mural by D*Face in Shoreditch

hookedblog.co.uk February 11, 2016
East London Rebels Mural by D*Face in Shoreditch

Having traveled the globe painting murals for festivals, events and shows London gets its very own mural by London based artist D*Face. Despite living here... [Read more]

Supreme Court Blocks Obama’s Clean Power Plan

obeygiant.com February 10, 2016
Supreme Court Blocks Obama’s Clean Power Plan

I’m devastated that the Supreme Court put President Obama’s Clean Power Plan on hold. In theory, the role of the Supreme Court is to act as a non-partisan... [Read more]

London Street Artist Mobstr Hijacks Billboard with Fake...

hookedblog.co.uk February  7, 2016
London Street Artist Mobstr Hijacks Billboard with Fake Movie Poster

East London based street artist Mobstr returns to the streets of London with new work that appears to be mocking the Hollywood movie industry.Know for his... [Read more]

SHEPARD SUPPORTS BERNIE SANDERS, CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM

obeygiant.com February  5, 2016
SHEPARD SUPPORTS BERNIE SANDERS, CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM

Check out the following article by Clark Mindock, via International Business Times, on why Shepard supports Bernie Sanders and the necessity of campaign... [Read more]

Miniature stencil works in London by Italian street...

hookedblog.co.uk February  3, 2016
Miniature stencil works in London by Italian street artist Alice Pasquini

This week has seen the welcome return to the streets of London from Italian street artist Alice Pasquini. We last caught up with the Rome based street artist... [Read more]

KAWS in England

woostercollective.com February  2, 2016
KAWS in England

Brooklyn-based KAWS is about to open his first-ever UK museum exhibition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.  A relevant artist for today's generation, he engages... [Read more]

Johnny Cash’s Bitter Tears

obeygiant.com February  2, 2016
Johnny Cash’s Bitter Tears

PBS is airing a documentary by my friend Antonino D’Ambrosio based on his book “A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears,” the... [Read more]

Tattoo Tuesday No. 308

senseslost.com February  2, 2016
Tattoo Tuesday No. 308

For this week’s Tattoo Tuesday here’s a large biomechanical piece done by the San Francisco-based tattoo artist, Jeff Croci from 7th Son Tattoo. [Read more]

Netflix & Chill Bedroom Theme

senseslost.com February  2, 2016
Netflix & Chill Bedroom Theme

A New York-based art company ART404 has created an AirBnB room inspired by the “Netflix meme. Located in the West Village, the AirBnB rental decorated... [Read more]

Kulturcast episode 2: Dave the Chimp

urbankulturblog.com January 28, 2016
Kulturcast episode 2: Dave the Chimp

For episode 2 of the Kulturcast podcast I caught up for an hour or two’s chat with Berlin-based artist, and half-man-half-creative-machine, Dave the Chimp. I... [Read more]

Kulturcast episode 2: Dave the Chimp

urbankulturblog.com January 28, 2016
Kulturcast episode 2: Dave the Chimp

For episode 2 of the Kulturcast podcast I caught up for an hour or two’s chat with Berlin-based artist, and half-man-half-creative-machine, Dave the Chimp. I... [Read more]

KAWS first UK museum show at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk January 28, 2016
KAWS first UK museum show at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

KAWS, one of street art’s favourite artists, who has previously collaborated with Pharrell, Kate Moss and Kanye West, is about to open his first-ever UK... [Read more]

Another London “art dealer” chops up a mural

blog.vandalog.com January 27, 2016
Another London “art dealer” chops up a mural

Photo courtesy of Stik. London-based street artist Stik is internationally known for painting cute stick figures that just generally make people smile.... [Read more]

It's All Good with London based artist Goodchild

hookedblog.co.uk January 27, 2016
It's All Good with London based artist Goodchild

We have been following the work of illustrator slash graffiti artist Goodchild for some time now via the artists instagram account feed and of course via the... [Read more]

Banksy's London artwork highlights teargas use in Calais...

hookedblog.co.uk January 25, 2016
Banksy's London artwork highlights teargas use in Calais refugee camp

The internet was abuzz late Sunday afternoon with talk of a possible new stencil artwork from British artist Banksy. A number of various cropped images of... [Read more]

Neo-Victorian Maximalism Exhibition by Fiftyseven AKA...

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk January 19, 2016
Neo-Victorian Maximalism Exhibition by Fiftyseven AKA Steve Mitchell

‘Neo-Victorian Maximalism’ is the first solo show from Fiftyseven, the pseudonym of London based illustrator, typographer and graphic designer Steve... [Read more]

WALK THROUGH NIGHT

obeygiant.com January 18, 2016
WALK THROUGH NIGHT

I’m excited to hear the stories that Katie uncovers on her journey through her podcast Walk Through Night. Katie is an extremely talented designer that has... [Read more]

Hookedblog's Best of 2015 — Street Art Videos

hookedblog.co.uk January 17, 2016
Hookedblog's Best of 2015 — Street Art Videos

The last two years have seen us here at Hookedblog compile a collection of beautifully shot street art films and time lapses videos that we have featured /... [Read more]

Dave The Chimp #NotACrime London Mural

hookedblog.co.uk January 16, 2016
Dave The Chimp #NotACrime London Mural

The ever changing Village Underground wall gets a fresh new coat of paint and it's first mural of 2016. Infamous street artist Dave the Chimp brought his... [Read more]

Jimmy C's David Bowie Mural

hookedblog.co.uk January 13, 2016
Jimmy C's David Bowie Mural

Our friends over at Fifth Wall TV managed to get in touch with London based Australian street artist Jimmy C, aka James Cochran. They spoke to the artist who... [Read more]

COVERT TO OVERT OPENS IN BERLIN!

obeygiant.com January 13, 2016
COVERT TO OVERT OPENS IN BERLIN!

Opening Wednesday, January 20th, OBEY in association with Lodown Magazine and Bright Tradeshow is pleased to present “Covert to Overt,” an exhibition... [Read more]

Pressing Play with STATIC at Lawrence Alkin Gallery

hookedblog.co.uk January 11, 2016
Pressing Play with STATIC at Lawrence Alkin Gallery

Back in February of 2015 we managed to catch up with image makers STATIC shortly after the completion of their largest mural (covered here) to date and their... [Read more]

Dan Kitchener's Downtown Mural

hookedblog.co.uk January  9, 2016
Dan Kitchener's Downtown Mural

As we have previously mentioned the unusually warm winter weather has seen a whole host of activity from the cities street artists on the streets over what... [Read more]

Beers London Present Gilded Chaos

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk January  8, 2016
Beers London Present Gilded Chaos

Beers London is proud to present Gilded Chaos, the gallery’s first solo exhibition with the London-based Benjamin Murphy. Murphy will spend two weeks prior... [Read more]

A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the World

stencilarchive.org January  8, 2016
A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the World

Historical Item News Articles A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the WorldThe discovery in a remote part of Indonesia has scholars rethinking... [Read more]

Dubai-based artist MyneandYours hits the London streets

hookedblog.co.uk January  7, 2016
Dubai-based artist MyneandYours hits the London streets

We are less than a week into 2016 and already seen lots of new street art works going up right across London from Shoreditch to Camden and Tooting.... [Read more]

Words on the Street with LA Street Artist WRDSMTH

hookedblog.co.uk January  4, 2016
Words on the Street with LA Street Artist WRDSMTH

Returning to London after a short break to Ireland for the Christmas holidays we stumbled across the work and words of LA based street artist WRDSMTH.The... [Read more]

ACE London Street Art

hookedblog.co.uk January  3, 2016
ACE London Street Art

London based street artist A.ce returned to the streets earlier this week with a series of new screen printed paste-ups and posters installed around... [Read more]

New Stik Mural in Hackney

hookedblog.co.uk December 31, 2015
New Stik Mural in Hackney

East London based street artist STIK has taken to the streets of East London to create a one of his signature stick men murals.The three story mural towering... [Read more]

Stinkfish in Quito, Ecuador

streetartnews.net December 26, 2015
Stinkfish in Quito, Ecuador

Our friend Stinkfish recently spent some time in lovely Ecuador where he was invited to paint on the streets of Quito for the Detonarte Street Art Festival.... [Read more]

Stinkfish in Quito, Ecuador

streetartnews.net December 26, 2015
Stinkfish in Quito, Ecuador

Our friend Stinkfish recently spent some time in lovely Ecuador where he was invited to paint on the streets of Quito for the Detonarte Street Art Festival.... [Read more]

Artist Interview & Studio Visit: Elle

streetartnews.net December 22, 2015
Artist Interview & Studio Visit: Elle

The elusive Brooklyn based street artist Elle is not so elusive anymore.  She has finally after years of anonymity is finally stepping out of the shadows and... [Read more]

Axel Void in Nagua, Dominican Republic

streetartnews.net December 22, 2015
Axel Void in Nagua, Dominican Republic

Our friend Axel Void recently spent some time in Dominican Republic where he was invited to paint for the latest edition of the ArteSano Street Art Festival... [Read more]

Free PaperMonster Star Wars iPhone 6/6S Wallpapers

papermonster.wordpress.com December 22, 2015
Free PaperMonster Star Wars iPhone 6/6S Wallpapers

In celebration of the new Star Wars film: The Force Awakens, I have created a new set of three (FREE!!!) iPhone 6 and 6S Wallpapers based on new drawing for... [Read more]

"Thread of Life" : New mural in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

mac-arte.blogspot.com December 17, 2015
"Thread of Life" : New mural in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

These are photos of my most recent mural painted in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, as part of the Igloo Hong Project. It is based on my photographs of a local Khmer... [Read more]

“Kaos Temple” by Okuda in Llanera, Asturias

streetartnews.net December 16, 2015
“Kaos Temple” by Okuda in Llanera, Asturias

After months of planning and a successful self initiated fundraising campaign, Okuda San Miguel spent the last few weeks working on his biggest and most... [Read more]

PaperMonster : The Archangel

papermonster.wordpress.com December 14, 2015
PaperMonster : The Archangel

About a year back I was tasked with creating a commissioned art piece based on a statue located at Pennsylvania’s 30th Street Station.  Via WIKIPEDIA: “The... [Read more]

Interview with Malinda Prud’homme

senseslost.com December 14, 2015
Interview with Malinda Prud’homme

Matthew J recently caught up with the Toronto-based artist, Malinda Prud’homme to do an interview. Malinda is a mixed media and portrait artist who favours... [Read more]

A closer look at the Amazon Street Art Project

blog.vandalog.com December 11, 2015
A closer look at the Amazon Street Art Project

This week, Amazon launched the Amazon Street Art Project, which features new limited edition artwork from stikman, Faith47, AIKO, Gaia, Logan Hicks, Ganzeer,... [Read more]

Sky High with French Artist Gregos

hookedblog.co.uk December 10, 2015
Sky High with French Artist Gregos

French street artist Gregos made a return to London this week to install some new cultural street art works. We last caught up with the Parisian based artist... [Read more]

REJECT FASCISM IN AMERICA: PETITION DONALD TRUMP NOW!

obeygiant.com December  8, 2015
REJECT FASCISM IN AMERICA: PETITION DONALD TRUMP NOW!

There are millions of peaceful Muslims in America and around the world who deplore Islamic extremist violence as much as Christians deplore Christian... [Read more]

REJECT FASCISM IN AMERICA: PETITION DONALD TRUMP NOW!

obeygiant.com December  8, 2015
REJECT FASCISM IN AMERICA: PETITION DONALD TRUMP NOW!

There are millions of peaceful Muslims in America and around the world who deplore Islamic extremist violence as much as Christians deplore Christian... [Read more]

Shepard on Paris, Politics, and Activism via Forbes

obeygiant.com December  7, 2015
Shepard on Paris, Politics, and Activism via Forbes

Shepard spoke with Forbes while installing his latest Earth Crisis Globe at the Eiffel Tower and discussed politics, environmental activism, and what’s in... [Read more]

Shepard on Paris, Politics, and Activism via Forbes

obeygiant.com December  7, 2015
Shepard on Paris, Politics, and Activism via Forbes

Shepard spoke with Forbes while installing his latest Earth Crisis Globe at the Eiffel Tower and discussed politics, environmental activism, and what’s in... [Read more]

Dain is back with “Flower Neck”, a limited edition...

streetartnews.net December  4, 2015
Dain is back with “Flower Neck”, a limited edition screen-print release

Elusive Brooklyn based street artist Dain is back with a brand new hand finished and affordable print entitled “Flower Neck”.  Each one of this edition of 75... [Read more]

First test print, Edna St. Vincent Millay. Based off a...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com December  2, 2015
First test print, Edna St. Vincent Millay.

Based off a model...

First test print, Edna St. Vincent Millay. Based off a model and tons of reference, I have created a unique portrait of the poet. This print will be... [Read more]

¨Publico/ Privada¨ by Hyuro in Fortaleza, Brazil

streetartnews.net December  2, 2015
¨Publico/ Privada¨ by Hyuro in Fortaleza, Brazil

Hyuro just returned from Brazil where she was invited by the Street Art Festival Concreto to bring to life some of her work on the streets of Fortaleza.... [Read more]

“C10H15N”, a new mural by Axel Void in Gainesville, Florida

streetartnews.net December  1, 2015
“C10H15N”, a new mural by Axel Void in Gainesville, Florida

Axel Void was recently invited in Gainesville, where he was given the chance to beautify the local streets with some of his artwork. Gainesville is... [Read more]

Freddy Sam in Phoenix, Arizona

streetartnews.net February  9, 2016

Just before heading to Hawaii for Pow! Wow! 2016, our friend Freddy Sam stopped by Phoenix in Arizona to beautify the local streets with some of his... [Read more]

“Contradiction” by Hyuro in Madrid, Spain

streetartnews.net February  3, 2016

Hyuro just sent us a series of nice images from her latest artwork “Contradiction” which was just completed on the streets of Madrid in Spain. This wall... [Read more]