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Phlegm painted a new mural in East London

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Few days ago Phlegm rounded up a new landmark piece he’s been working on for about a week in East London. Showing one of his giant characters sadly sitting alone inside a house, this simple but striking piece is painted on a large wall in a private car park just down from Old Street Tube station.

Upon closer inspection one can notice a framed image of a telescope, one of his recurring images being shown inside the house, but also, an old fashioned TV flying outside of the broken window on the side. This detail is actually Phlegm’s nod to a legendary Banksy piece that was painted on the same wall some 10 years ago or so. Upon finishing this wall, which was possible thanks to Red market and AltLondon, Sheffield-born artist packed his suitcase and headed to West Australia where he is gonna work on yet another impressive project.

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Phlegm new piece and new limited edition etching

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Phlegm recently finished making his long time coming DIY limited edition release – Fight or Flight (see the video bellow). The etching will be available very soon in an edition of 100 copies, and is produced using traditional techniques by the artist himself.

After finalizing this production that he was working on for a long time between his frequent travels, Sheffield-born artist took a much needed break and visited his home town. During one of his walks through the forest, he came across this abandoned farm house that seemed like a perfect setting for his work. So, inspired with the surrounding, he came up with a new character built of leaves and branches, named Green Man. Painted with his signature black and white colors, this solitary creature is standing out in his environment by holding up this lonely brick wall in the middle of the forest.

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Dean Sunshine’s ‘Street Art Now’

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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.

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DUBL TRUBL: Ich bin in Berlin

The DUBL TRUBL Collective are excited and proud to announce their first exhibition, taking place at Urban Spree in Berlin. Entitled DUBL TRUBL: Ich bin in Berlin, the collective have paired together artists from all over the globe, resulting in an incomparable assemblage of collaborative works. Styles will get clashed and egos smashed as these distinguished art deadbeats inspire and repel each other in equal measure.

Curated by Dscreet and featuring art, film, installation, music and more from: Aeon, Alex CF, Alex Fakso, Andrew Gillman, Anthony Lister, Base 23, Billy, Birdseed, BO 130, Break, BRK 192, Chips, Chips For The Poor, Christiaan Nagel, Chris Stead, CIRO, Cityzen Kane, Civil Civic, Cone, Conor Harrington, Crack, Creeps, Crilly Smalls, Cyclops, Dabs and Myla, Dan Speight, Darren John, Dave the Chimp, Deus, Dmote, Drax, Dscreet, Ebot, EMA, Eoin, François Jenssard, Fred Fowler, Gemma White, Ghostpatrol, Girl In The Cartoon, Kasio, Kid Acne, Kid Crowe, Kirpy, Ludvig, Lush, Malarky, Mark McClure, Matt Sewell, Merda, Microbo, Miss Van, Nychos, Olivia Skalkos, Onio, Party, Paul Insect, Phlegm, PMH, Pure Evil, Rainman, Rask, Reka, Revenge Is Sweet, Richt, Rone, Rowdy, Run, Rylsee, Sickboy, Sinic, Skewville, Skip WD, Space, Sumo, Thierry Noir, Timba Smits, Tizer, Trico, TwoOne, Vents 137, Vinnie Nylon, Xeme, Word To Mother, Ziggy Grudzinskas, 44 Flavours, 45RPM and 616.

DUBL TRUBL
Opens September 18th, 6:30pm
Urban Spree
Revaler Str. 99
RAW Gelände
10245 Berlin.

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web: www.dubltrubllove.tumblr.com / www.urbanspree.com

New Phlegm Mural in Moss, Norway

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Couple of weeks ago Phlegm was in Norway as a guest of Urban Samtidskunst and Galleri Lauritzen, painting a huge mural in an industrial town on Moss. Being at the premises of one of the biggest paper factories in the area, the artist was influenced with the old industrial architecture, and the present situation at the closed facility. Instead of ghostly halls, the artist witnessed new life being brought to these spaces through creative events, music, and great upcycling projects.

For the massive 25x35m he was painting, he decided to go with an entire new complex composition, using the wall sections as comic windows, instead of one large image. The idea was to use the architectural shapes and elements from his surrounding, which resulted with this impressive mural titled Totems. Along with painting one of the biggest walls in his career, this was a breakthrough concept for the artist and chances are we’ll be seeing more such murals from him in the future.

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Beastman – ‘Future Origins’ Interview

Based in Sydney Beastman is influenced by the beauty and symbolism behind nature’s repetitive patterns and organic lines. One of the most distinctive and prolific emerging artists in Australia, one third of creative group The Hours and co-founder of East Editions, Beastman has exhibited extensively throughout Australia, as well as in the UK, USA, Germany, Hong Kong and New Zealand.

Beastman recently took time to speak to VNAussie, Damo about his upcoming show at Backwoods Gallery as well as all things Beastman…

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Damo:  Tell us a bit about your early years and how you got into art:

Beastman: I grew up in the Sydney suburbs, a kid obsessed with and completely immersed in skateboarding. I always had an interest in making art from a young age, was always drawing on everything and messing around with things. Through skating I got into shooting photos and making videos, just messing around whilst out on the streets skating with my friends. Then I began to develop a real interest in the art and design that was a big part of skateboarding culture, as well as all the graffiti I would see on the street. I was really into seeing how the different brands presented themselves in magazines, their deck graphics, logo designs and the way the brands collaborated with artists and photographers etc. I ended up studying graphic design after high school in the late 90s and then worked as a designer for years whilst always messing around with drawing, skate photography and painting. Then it wasn’t until around 2005 that I felt I was creating some unique artworks and actually wanted to show people what I was doing, so I began to get involved more in the local art scene and started showing work in group exhibitions etc. I had my first solo exhibition in Sydney in 2008 and then its all just kept rolling forward from there really.

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New Phlegm Book

The beginning of the week saw the release of a new Phlegm book of pen and ink illustrations.

This collection of pen and ink illustrations are based on walls he has painted over the past few years. The books are hand printed and the covers embossed by the man himself.

Limited to two per customer but for a bargain price of £25, you can grab them HERE.

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Black/Light preview

For those who are heading down to Peckham Rye (or not) we have a little preview of what’s happening there. Roa, Phlegm and Giant Robots team have been working restlessly this week. We were there last night for a little preview. The gallery is located just steps away from Peckham Rye Rail station (9 minute journey from London Bridge). You should be able to see one of Roa’s work as you approach on the train.

More details here: http://www.giantrobots.co.uk/Projects.html