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‘DAZZLE’ by CLEMENS BEHR

Dazzle: The Hidden Story of Camouflage from Jonnie & Kate Films on Vimeo.

Clemens Behr is a German artist who creates site-specific complex sculptural installations composed of discarded materials and imposing geometric murals that reflect the architecture of the surrounding environment. He will be creating an installation at Backwoods Gallery to demonstrate the use of camouflage for the documentary film ‘Dazzle: The Hidden Story of Camouflage’.

The installation will be open for one weekend only, Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th March from 12 – 6pm at Backwoods Gallery.

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Montana Cans presents: Between Street and Art – Miami Art Basel 2014

More and more Street Artists and Graffiti Writers find their way into the professional art world. They create a whole new market that grows with the interests of prominent buyers like Pharell or Swizz Beatz. At the same time these two worlds still seem very seperated and only a view Street-Artists are recognized by the Fine Art scene and galleries. During last years Art Basel week in Miami we met Revok, Shepard Fairey and Cleon Peterson, talked about their view on their own development and heard some interesting tips to make a career in the art world.

Video Shot by www.marcus-werner.com
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BomK introducing first edition of Aérotik sculptures

Bom K recently introduced first edition of 100% handmade Aérotik sculptures. Based on characters that have been present in his works on walls, paper and canvas for years, this is the first time they are appearing in 3D.
From drill sculpting, polishing, spray or brush painting to packaging, these collectible figures are fully studio-made creations. Releasing in Pink and Black version, each in edition of 25 pieces, these will be available on February 26th at 6pm CET @ BomK’s official website.

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SURFACE by Søren Solkær

Danish photographer Søren Solkær has put together one of the finest books of artist portraiture we’ve see in a long time! Featuring over 130 portraits of the worlds leading artists and some of the hottest new talent, this incredible book has everyone from Seen, Dabs Myla, ELLE, Shepard Fairey, Lady Pink, Swoon, Invader, London Police, Vexta and more…

Taken over 3 years, in 13 cities, the book will be launched alongside international exhibitions. We’re pretty excited.

www.sorensolkaer.com

Ed Templeton Released a Special Edition of “Wayward Cognitions” Book

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American skateboarding legend, photographer and artist, Ed Templeton, recently released “Wayward Cognitions”. While his previous publications were usually focused on a certain subject (Teenage Smokers, Teenage Kissers, Deformer, etc), the photographs in this book are randomly chosen from his archives spanning 20 years, hence the title. After regular edition that was released on November 30th 2014, and is widely available, Templeton recently released a special edition that is available directly through the publisher – UmYeahArts.com.

The special edition is limited to only 50 pieces and each of them is coming with a hard cover slip case and specially printed cover, extra printed edition page that is hand numbered by Ed Templeton, unique drawing, second edition page with image that is only in the 50 special edition books, and finally, a 8 x 10 custom signed, numbered and stamped fiber based photo print. As a fan and supporter of DIY culture, the artist created the layout and design, printed all the photographs in his darkroom, building the book himself from scratch in his home studio.

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POW! WOW! x RVCA – RVCAloha

Every winter the advocates and artists of RVCA gather on the shores of Oahu to skate, surf and paint. Dubbed RVCAloha, the 2014 edition had RVCA and POW! WOW! painting a new mural at the Keolu Skatepark in Kailua, Hawaii. Battling intermittent showers and the harsh Hawaiian sun, Dmote and Soul completed a stunning piece of art complete with volcanoes and cosmic dolphins.

Here’s a round-up of some of the action of 2014:

www.rvca.com/b/post/rvcaloha-2014

Ludo – The Chaos Theory

Ludo – The Chaos Theory – Filmed in Bangkok, the film shows a week, Ludo’s kind of week; fully emerged in Bangkok chaos.

Ludo explains: “Thailand’s capital was an obvious choice to hit for many reasons. First because the city is not over saturated at all with art on walls. That makes a new interesting place to discover and a virgin land to cover. It’s also a new kind of interaction because people there doesn’t get the idea that you don’t sell anything while covering a wall with a poster… Then the second reason is the endless chaos. The unlimited mix of noises, smells, colors,….is first of all incredibly inspiring, but also makes you reconsider some preconceived ideas you had. The city is an incredible playground. Disorder creates order or order motivates our disorganization.

This video filmed in may 2014 was created to be part of my London show at Lazarides Gallery later in the year, as a key to push the global ‘Chaos Theory’ concept and the butterfly [effect] concept.”

www.thisisludo.com