This summer Case Maclaim and Does teamed up to create a 6,600m² painting in Frankfurt. Supported by a team of carefully selected assistants, they spent six weeks underground to paint the complete inside of Ostendstraße metro station.
HangFire are hosting a group exhibition focusing on the skill and craft of typographic and letter form artwork. Featuring original artwork, screen prints and sketches from international, national and local artists.
Preview opening on Friday July 24th, 7pm – 10pm at HangFire, 49 North Street, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 1EN
The HangFire guys will putting together a more in depth look at the artists over the next few weeks, follow their facebook page for more up to date interviews and insights:
Following the success of ‘Land of Sunshine’ published in 2012 comes the next book titled ‘STREET ART NOW’. An updated snapshot of the Melbourne street art and graffiti scene over the last two years is once again, all shot by Dean Sunshine on his travels across Melbourne and beyond.
‘STREET ART NOW’ is a larger, hardback book with 206 pages highlighting over 100 local artists and international artists who have painted in Australia.
All sales from ‘STREET ART NOW’ will be put towards any future editions, furthering Dean’s wish to provide ongoing documentation of Melbourne street art online and via printed media.
The new ‘Monokrome Full Kolour’ book is about to launch and having flicked through a copy at the office we can assure you that this vibrant look at the international street art and graffiti culture as it stands in 2012 is a must-have for graffiti lovers.
Packed with the work of 33 of the world’s best graffiti artists, this book is endorsed by some of the most exciting names on the worldwide graffiti scene. There are interviews with all the artists so you can learn more about their drives, creative ambitions and how they got where they are. Some of the artists featured include REMIROUGH, DOES, CODAK, MR WANY, TILT, KOFIE, EAZ1, PEETA, SHOK1, AZEK, SUIKO and INKFETISH.
The book launches on Thursday 6th December at 347-349, Old street, EC1V 9lP (under the railway bridge just before you get to Kingsland Road) in association with Joys of Childhood and End of the Line. The first 100 people through the door wil receive a free print and the book itself will be on sale for a reduced price of £20, down from the RRP of £29.99. That’s 999 penny sweets you can buy and eat whilst perusing the book when you get home.
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Monokrome have just released their latest book, an in depth 340 page hardback book dedicated to some of the best graffiti writers round the world. With previously unseen work from artists including REMIROUGH, DOES, CODAK, MR WANY, ELSE, TILT, KOFIE, EAZ1, HUSH, PEETA, SHOK1, AZEK, JEROO, SUIKO, INKFETISH, ESTRIA, BATES, ASKE and AMATIC amongst others, this book was compiled by old school graffiti writer Robert Whitelock so you can be sure it’s something worth getting your hands on. You can grab it from www.monokrome.co.uk
Doctor Dboe & aMBUSH Present: Black & White All In Between
The latest all-star instalment at aMBUSH involves a stripped-back selection of exclusive works from 67 international artists. Hand-picked, the artists have been chosen from a range of street, fine art, illustrative and graffiti backgrounds. Usually known for their bright, colourful work, the concept presents a new challenge; to work outside of their comfort zone and produce pieces focusing on composition, form and tone.
Show opens at aMBUSH Gallery, 4A James Street, Waterloo (Sydney) Friday, 31 August 6-9pm | Continues 1 & 2 September 12-4pm daily
For more information please visit www.ambushgallery.com