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The Machine of Man; Le Bas Interview.

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Process is the hidden side of greatness, the unseen pathways and effort that only the artist themselves understand. In graffiti and street art, this process can be seen as deceptively simple – a strict copying of one thing onto another whose only real change is medium…but not Le Bas. An openness towards how different types of media can aide his practice define Le Bas’ work, his forms a fluid and colourful recognition of the artistic conversation between analog and digital.

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The B-Boy Sculptures of Taku Obata

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Born in 1980 in Saitama, Japan, Taku Obata creates larger than life wooden sculptures referencing breakdancing stances using traditional Japanese carving techniques. Having formed the crew UNITYSELECTIONS in 1999, Taku went on to receive a masters degree in sculpture from the Tokyo University of the Arts in 2008 and won the grand prize at the Tokyo Wonder Wall Grand Prix that same year.

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45RPM at Entrepreneurs Store ‘Upstairs Gallery’ recap

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Bristol based graffiti artist / designer and sometimes-clothing-accessory-producer 45RPM recently opened a new exhibition Entrepreneurs Store ‘Upstairs Gallery’ in Stoke-on-Trent alongside a permanent mural in the city centre. Describing himself as a ‘Compulsive designer with his fingers in many creative pies who will paint, draw, design and photograph anything and everything’ 45RPMS work is a lighthearted take on 1970’s graffiti mixed with the slang and geographically idiosyncratic phrases in uk language. Continue Reading →