During POW! WOW! Hawaii 2014, artists Kamea Hadar and Defer (K2S) collaborated on a mural that marked the start of a year-long series of collaborative walls, gallery shows and other creative projects between the two artists entitled “Paradise Lost”. The second installment of the series are two large-scale murals in San Francisco and a viewing of canvas pieces at First Amendment Gallery, San Francisco. The show at First Amendment Gallery opens Thursday August 7th, 2014.
MONTANA-CANS, NOVACANE Store Berlin and Berlin Boombox teamed up to have an awesome instore Live Painting Session with the German illustrator and artist Max Birkl. A selection of beautiful works from Max Birkl, an illustrator and graphic designer from Augsburg, Germany was also shown. Max was painting a Montana Boombox and also proofed his live painting skills on the stores shop windows…
Charity Group Show Supporting CALM “Campaign Against Living Miserably”
24th – 27th July 2014
Opening 6pm Thursday 24th
AnyForty are a British streetwear brand who specialise in artist collaborative products. In their first 6 years they’ve worked with the cream of the crop of contemporary illustrators and artists from around the world. Artists from the likes of Ken Taylor from Melbourne Australia, to 123Klan from Montreal, Canada.
Opening in August, the House of Vans in London will be the physical manifestation of the culture and creativity that have defined the Vans brand since 1966. Always embracing and fuelling creative expression through art, music, skateboarding, BMX, street culture and fashion; the space offers a solid platform for the local communities to experience and engage with Vans’ ‘Off The Wall’ spirit. With creative expression at the forefront; The House of Vans London will showcase an art gallery, a VansLab artist incubator space, cinema, live music venue, premium café and bars, gifting suite and skater built and designed concrete bowl, mini ramp and street course.
Low Bros have been getting busy in Germany, recently releasing this new video from the Work’n’Progress – Urban Art wall project at WerkStadt Sending in Munich:
These images are of the work in progress…
Infamous rooftop-bombing UK crew, Burning Candy, are set to launch their latest show today at Leeds College of Art with a roster of talks from artist James Jessop and Ninja Tunes DJ, Raj Pannu. You can also buy exclusive Burning Candy stickers and screenprinted matchboxes online from their web store:
REMED and OKUDA have been painting last week in Toronto within the project Streets of Colour. They also splashed some paint around at 461 King Street West. Both are inspired from the colorful Spanish way of life, with the second one adding Canadian references and elements.
For two weeks, French artists Alëxone and Supakitch took over a historical house on the ‘Canal de l’Ourcq’ in Paris.
Inspired by ideas submitted by fans on Twitter, the two friends painted the house inside and out to amazing effect: A unique piece of art open for all to discover until the end of August.
The Urban Nation guys have just dropped this killer video round up of the latest installment of Project M, part 4, curated by ThinkSpace’s Andrew Hosner.
Our man Henrik Haven has been documenting all the new window installations at Europe’s awesome upcoming urban art museum, Urban Nation by Curiot, Nosego, Alexis Dias, Andrew Schoultz, Word To Mother, C215, Low Bros, Glenn Barr, Joao Ruas, Fernando Chamarelli.