As a precursor to a large-scale commissioned wall for La Sirene (the largest concert venue in the west of France) and Port Atlantique La Rochelle, O.Two has made a collection of ten new paintings to be exhibited in association with Winterlong Galerie in the Centre Intermonde in La Rochelle, France on Thursday, September 18th until 30th.
Urban Nation has entered the 6th edition of its ongoing Project “One Wall” to which they invited Shepard Fairey to Berlin – this is part of the UN trying to bring together artists , curators, creatives and communities from all over the world to support creative projects worldwide.
Shepard Fairey has just completed this belter of a mural in Berlin for the project, shot by Henrik ‘Lamar’ Haven. More progress shots after the break…
Backwoods Gallery is proud to present A Study of Hair, the third installment in what is to be a decade-long project. A Study of… is a series of group exhibitions in which local and international artists are invited to present a contemporary interpretation of a motif drawn from art history.
Straight after finishing up his most recent large mural for Nuart Festival in Stavanger, Norway, Tilt announced the release the same image as limited edition print with PrintThemAll.com. This meaningful piece will be available in a low edition of only 80 pieces, measuring 72 x 73 cm, and will come signed and numbered by the French graffiti legend. This will also be his first lithograph, printed at the legendary Idem studio in Paris, the very same place that printed some classic art prints for such masters as Picasso, Matisse, Miro, or Chagall. Using 100% cotton paper and custom, hand mixed colors, this fine art edition is set to be a must have for any street art fan.
The release is scheduled for Tuesday 16th September @ 10:00 am GMT at PrintTheAll.com.
Presenting the work of six accomplished artists, curator Natasha Vo is bringing together talent from around the country to showcase their visions in an exhibition that bridges the gap between fine art and street art. 32°F aims to highlight the awakening of human perceptions in art and beauty – the common traits and universal truths that different cultures, languages and upbringings identify – to create a level of tangibility, linking art to consciousness.
German artist Hendrik ‘ECB’ Beikirch just released his first book “Blurring Boundaries – Extending Graffiti Limits”. On 208 pages, this comprehensive overview of his work, is introducing the artist himself and his versatile works of art. From earlier surrealist, graffiti influenced characters, to his gigantic portraits nowadays, the book includes every important piece he ever created. Portraying mostly anonymous people he meets on his travels, this hardcover publication is paying tribute both to his art and all the people he immortalized with his large murals.
Along with widely available regular edition, the limited edition of 222 signed/stamped copies in a custom slipcase is available through Ruttkowski;68 gallery from Cologne, Germany.
M-City at Profsajungu Rumai for Vilnius Street Art Festival
Even though Vilnius as a city is more than hundreds of years old, technically it is a young capital that only passed through the 25 years of independence milestone. In order to touch on topics of Soviet heritage, democracy and rapid change as well as a new rising threat across the border, Vilnius Street Art festival chose strategic locations and buildings that artists were free to play with.
Back in 2001 with the help of Req One and his trusty ‘Drum Computer’ Kid Acne released his first rap album – RAP TRAFFIC.
In his own words he tells us the story: ‘Although I released a bunch of other rap records over the years, this one is still my favourite. If you like beats programmed off-kilter and lyrics in a stream of consciousness – you might like it too!
KARTEL is the brainchild of a local crew who have been pushing out Haifa’s young cultural scene for the past decade. Located next to the port in the city’s regenerating Downtown area, Kartel, a former industrial hangar, opened in mid August with Broken Fingaz’ Sex Picnic exhibition, followed by Klone ‘Second Nature’ at the last opening.
Maya Hayuk was recently vin Cologne, Germany, opening a solo show “Alles Klar” with Die Kunsagentin gallery, as well as having a mural reveal / print release party with Arty Farty gallery. We just got these photos by Klaus Dyba of her indoor mural/installation inside Arty Farty artspace, showing her latest acid neon woven masterpiece. Using thick layers of fluorescent paint, NYC based artist created this symmetric signature piece that worked as a perfect backdrop for a party that was organized. Along with mural reveal and solo show opening, Sept 4th was the official release date of her newest limited edition screenprint, premiere of a the short film “Chemical Trails” by Landy about Maya’s work on the infamous Bowery wall last year, as well as a big party with DJ’s Sid Vaga and Tito Wun.