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Tars by Vancouver Graff on Flickr.#APM #Art #Graffiti #Sicc

artpeoplemake.com January 15, 2014
Tars by Vancouver Graff on Flickr.#APM #Art #Graffiti #Sicc

Tars by Vancouver Graff on Flickr. #APM #Art #Graffiti #Sicc [Read more]

Openings: Ryan De La Hoz & Russell Leng – “FRAGMENTS” @...

arrestedmotion.com December 22, 2013
Openings: Ryan De La Hoz & Russell Leng – “FRAGMENTS” @ Breeze Block Gallery

Earlier this month, the Breeze Block Gallery in Portland and curator Sven Davis brought together two young artists for a joint show entitled FRAGMENTS. The... [Read more]

Overtime: Nov 25 – Dec 1

arrestedmotion.com December  1, 2013
Overtime: Nov 25 – Dec 1

More stories from the week that ended Dec 1 (click bolded words for more information): RIP: Saul Leiter, who died at the age of 89. Tony Cenicola talks... [Read more]

Showing: Jeff Depner – ‘Variations: Black Napkins’ @...

arrestedmotion.com November  3, 2013
Showing: Jeff Depner – ‘Variations: Black Napkins’ @ Nancy Margolis Gallery

Vancouver-based artist Jeff Depner opened his debut New York solo exhibition last week at Nancy Margolis Gallery. Variations: Black Napkins showcases... [Read more]

Previews: Jeff Depner – ‘Variations: Black Napkins’ @...

arrestedmotion.com October 22, 2013
Previews: Jeff Depner – ‘Variations: Black Napkins’ @ Nancy Margolis Gallery

Vancouver-based artist Jeff Depner opens his debut New York solo exhibition this week at Nancy Margolis Gallery. Depner is renowned for his highly graphical,... [Read more]

We Come From Mars

senseslost.com August 15, 2013
We Come From Mars

This Friday, August 16th, 2013 in Vancouver the group art show “We Come From Mars” opens at Ayden Gallery. The exhibit will feature new artwork from the... [Read more]

We came from Mars, exhibition. Vancouver, Canada

el-pez.com July 28, 2013
We came from Mars, exhibition. Vancouver, Canada

We came from Mars collective exhibition. Ayden gallery. Artists: Dedos, Ben Tour, Scott Sueme, Gris, PEZ, Kaput, Dj Lu, Toxicomano. Opening: 7-11pm,... [Read more]

home-made tattoos : lately

m-i-s-o.com July 20, 2013
home-made tattoos : lately

L – a home-made tattoo for kestrel, traded for whiskey, berlin 2013 a map contained within an exploding firework, marking north, vancouver, berlin twin... [Read more]

Painting of the Week No. 253

senseslost.com July 14, 2013
Painting of the Week No. 253

For this week’s Painting of the Week here’s a new wall from the Vancouver graffiti writers Ensoe and Asesr. Photo By: Tigerstatus [Read more]

Fester Graffiti Video

senseslost.com July 14, 2013
Fester Graffiti Video

Here’s a video of the graffiti writer Fester teaming up with a few writers in Vancouver to paint to a new wall. [Read more]

6 July: Stencil Art Group Show (Chicago)

stencilarchive.org June 26, 2013
6 July: Stencil Art Group Show (Chicago)

In the Galleries Vertical Gallery is pleased to present ˈsten(t)-səl : Stencil Art Group Show July 6 - 27, 2013. This exhibition represents 13... [Read more]

Abandonment Issues: Tower Automotive

jermalism.blogspot.co.uk May 28, 2013
Abandonment Issues: Tower Automotive

The image on the left is from the Toronto City Archives. It is dated 1912?/14 but the building wasn't constructed until 1920. So more likely it would have... [Read more]

Abandonment Issues: Tower Automotive Tower

jermalism.blogspot.com May 27, 2013
Abandonment Issues: Tower Automotive Tower

The image on the left is from the Toronto City Archives. It is dated 1912?/14 but the building wasn't constructed until 1920. So more likely it would have... [Read more]

Overspray Art Opening in Vancouver

senseslost.com March 29, 2013
Overspray Art Opening in Vancouver

Overspray is a group art show opening Friday, April 19th, 2013 in Vancouver. The show will feature new work from the artists Grominate, Bolr, Earthfolk,... [Read more]

Homeless in Vancouver: The cat lies down off Broadway -...

straight.com February 17, 2014

Straight.com (blog) Homeless in Vancouver: The cat lies down off BroadwayStraight.com (blog)(I like the way stencil artists “ground” their street art.)... [Read more]

UVic biz grad-turned-comedian behind 'Dumb Starbucks'...

vancouversun.com February 11, 2014

UVic biz grad-turned-comedian behind 'Dumb Starbucks' publicity stunt in Los ...Vancouver SunLOS ANGELES — A University of Victoria business... [Read more]

Mythbusting: Russia, Putin and why the Sochi Olympic...

theguardian.com February  7, 2014

The Guardian Mythbusting: Russia, Putin and why the Sochi Olympic Games matterThe GuardianIt split off from a street art group called Voina (War), which... [Read more]

It's game on for smallest Mountie - Vancouver Sun

vancouversun.com January  4, 2014

It's game on for smallest MountieVancouver SunOwner Robin Barton raised eyebrows recently by getting $1.1 million for a mural by graffiti artist Banksy that... [Read more]

It's game on for smallest Mountie - Vancouver Sun

vancouversun.com January  4, 2014

It's game on for smallest MountieVancouver SunDoyle has British and international clients to pay up to $70,000-per for Banksy prints and others by fellow... [Read more]

Town Talk: Game on for world's smallest Mountie -...

vancouversun.com January  4, 2014

Town Talk: Game on for world's smallest MountieVancouver SunOwner Robin Barton raised eyebrows recently by getting $1.1 million for a mural by graffiti... [Read more]

Town Talk: Game on for world's smallest Mountie -...

vancouversun.com January  4, 2014

Town Talk: Game on for world's smallest MountieVancouver SunDoyle has British and international clients to pay up to $70,000-per for Banksy prints and others... [Read more]

Town Talk: Game on for world's smallest Mountie -...

vancouversun.com January  4, 2014

Vancouver Sun Town Talk: Game on for world's smallest MountieVancouver SunOwner Robin Barton raised eyebrows recently by getting $1.1 million for a mural... [Read more]

Revolution, turmoil change Egypt's pop culture scene -...

vancouversun.com January  2, 2014

Montreal Gazette Revolution, turmoil change Egypt's pop culture sceneVancouver SunAbdel-Hameed this year tried another form of street art. He made 200... [Read more]

Banksy L.A. Mural 'Flower Girl 'Fetches $209000 (PHOTO) -...

blogs.laweekly.com December  9, 2013

Zee News Banksy L.A. Mural 'Flower Girl 'Fetches $209000 (PHOTO)LA Weekly (blog)A Banksy mural chiseled from the wall of an L.A. gas station was widely... [Read more]

Justin Bieber 'graffiti mistaken for Banksy' by Aussie...

irishmirror.ie November 29, 2013

Vancouver Sun Justin Bieber 'graffiti mistaken for Banksy' by Aussie hotel owner whose ...Irish MirrorEither the owner was blinded by his inner-Belieber... [Read more]

Complex Portraits Outwardly Convey Internal Struggles

mymodernmet.com November 14, 2013

These beautifully complex portraits convey a sense of internal struggle in a very outward way. Vancouver-based artist Adam Lupton's series, What's in Store... [Read more]

Banksy leaves NYC with final tag, a $615000 painting and...

vancouversun.com November 12, 2013

Vancouver Sun Banksy leaves NYC with final tag, a $615000 painting and debate: Is he a jerk ...Vancouver Sun(AP Photo/Alyssa Goodman, File). NEW YORK,... [Read more]

Power of Cara Pike from Climate Access and Reverend...

vancouverobserver.com November  7, 2013

Power of Cara Pike from Climate Access and Reverend Lennox Yearwood from ...The Vancouver Observer (blog)So that's where someone like the 'Rev' or one of the... [Read more]

Banksy causes a sensation in New York City - Vancouver Sun

vancouversun.com October 15, 2013

Vancouver Sun Banksy causes a sensation in New York CityVancouver SunNEW YORK, N.Y. - Banksy, the British graffiti artist causing a sensation in New York... [Read more]

News for Youse: Smart meter fee, UBC landslide, Vancouver...

straight.com October 14, 2013

Straight.com (blog) News for Youse: Smart meter fee, UBC landslide, Vancouver sexual assaults ...Straight.com (blog)Regulator approves smart-meter charge... [Read more]

Vancouver's Curb Kicks Off To Unite Street Artists and...

techvibes.com September 30, 2013

Vancouver's Curb Kicks Off To Unite Street Artists and Fans WorldwideTechvibes (blog)Street art has always been one of the world's most democratic forms of... [Read more]

Banksy Mural Up For Auction For First Time In US -...

huffingtonpost.com August 13, 2013

Vancouver Sun Banksy Mural Up For Auction For First Time In USHuffington PostA graffiti attributed to secretive British artist Banksy depicting a... [Read more]

Photos: Vancouver loves its new rainbow crosswalks -...

straight.com July 30, 2013

Straight.com (blog) Photos: Vancouver loves its new rainbow crosswalksStraight.com (blog)Vision Vancouver councillor Tim Stevenson gave the rainbow... [Read more]

Photos: Vancouver loves its new rainbow sidewalks -...

straight.com July 30, 2013

Straight.com Photos: Vancouver loves its new rainbow sidewalksStraight.comVision Vancouver councillor Tim Stevenson gave the rainbow street art an... [Read more]

News for Youse: Rainbow sidewalks, a Dziekanski verdict...

straight.com July 30, 2013

Straight.com News for Youse: Rainbow sidewalks, a Dziekanski verdict coming, and more on ...Straight.comRainbow crosswalks for Davie Workers with the... [Read more]

Vancouver unveils Canada's first permanent rainbow...

straight.com July 29, 2013

Straight.com Vancouver unveils Canada's first permanent rainbow crosswalksStraight.comCouncillor Tim Stevenson and City of Vancouver Engineering... [Read more]

'John Cusack' on a graffiti tagging spree across east...

theprovince.com July 27, 2013

The Province 'John Cusack' on a graffiti tagging spree across east Vancouver: So who's ...The ProvinceFormer graffiti artist Nick Gregson said the... [Read more]

'John Cusack' on a graffiti tagging spree across east...

theprovince.com July 27, 2013

The Province 'John Cusack' on a graffiti tagging spree across east Vancouver: So who's ...The ProvinceFormer graffiti artist Nick Gregson said the... [Read more]

'John Cusack' on a graffiti tagging spree across east...

theprovince.com July 27, 2013

The Province 'John Cusack' on a graffiti tagging spree across east Vancouver: So who's ...The ProvinceFormer graffiti artist Nick Gregson said the... [Read more]

Kinnie Starr: Home is everywhere - Vancouver Sun

vancouversun.com July 26, 2013

Vancouver Sun Kinnie Starr: Home is everywhereVancouver SunWhen I first started making music I came out of visual arts, making this guerrilla street... [Read more]

Why Vancouver's Getting Outdoor Pianos - Huffington Post...

huffingtonpost.ca June 30, 2013

Why Vancouver's Getting Outdoor PianosHuffington Post CanadaThe elusive Banksy is probably the most famous street artist in the world, and London is Banksy's... [Read more]

Public Pianos Are 'Keys To The Street' In Vancouver -...

huffingtonpost.ca June 29, 2013

Public Pianos Are 'Keys To The Street' In VancouverHuffington Post CanadaThe elusive Banksy is probably the most famous street artist in the world, and... [Read more]

Public Pianos Are 'Keys To The Street' In Vancouver -...

huffingtonpost.ca June 29, 2013

Public Pianos Are 'Keys To The Street' In VancouverHuffington Post Canada... target="_blank">In 2011, the library commissioned Los Angeles artists Kenny... [Read more]

Laughing all the way to the Banksy - Vancouver Sun

vancouversun.com June  5, 2013

Vancouver Sun Laughing all the way to the BanksyVancouver SunSo Banksy, the superstar of graffiti, spray-stencils one of his clever images onto an... [Read more]

'Matli Crüe - Santa Fe Reporter

sfreporter.com April 24, 2013

Santa Fe Reporter 'Matli CrüeSanta Fe ReporterThe series, with its theme of art as a means of political activism, has already brought in street and... [Read more]

'Matli Crüe - Santa Fe Reporter

sfreporter.com April 24, 2013

Santa Fe Reporter 'Matli CrüeSanta Fe ReporterThe series, with its theme of art as a means of political activism, has already brought in street and... [Read more]

Forecast for Vancouver office market? Explosion of new...

theglobeandmail.com April 18, 2013

Globe and Mail Forecast for Vancouver office market? Explosion of new spaceGlobe and MailBetter communication among graffiti artists, residents and... [Read more]

Unique exhibit shines a light on night photography -...

whistlerquestion.com March 28, 2013

Unique exhibit shines a light on night photographyWhistler QuestionGutmann will join seven other photographers hailing from Vancouver: Emily Luxford, Yuri... [Read more]

The curse of the perfect townhouse: Million-dollar...

vancouverobserver.com March 26, 2013

The Vancouver Observer The curse of the perfect townhouse: Million-dollar Vancouver house safariThe Vancouver ObserverI'd hang my Melbourne street... [Read more]

Movie review: Political thriller No rides riptides of...

vancouversun.com March 14, 2013

Movie review: Political thriller No rides riptides of democracyVancouver SunIt all seems obvious now, thanks to Barack Obama's slogans and Shepard Fairey... [Read more]