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The Masked Lizard Rides Again – The Bodé Posse

The Masked Lizard Rides Again – The works of Mark & Vaughn Bodé and posse kicks off at the Aerosol Warfare Gallery, Houston, Texas, Sat Jan 18th 2014.

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Weapon Of Choice presents: Nikill Solo Show

Bristol bad boys, Weapon of Choice, present Nikill’s solo show at Red Bull studios, London.

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For a young’un, this young gun’s been painting free-flowing pieces that explore the depths of the cosmos, unconscious or stripped back-to-basics rhythm and flow.

This new body of work marks a change of direction for Nikill, with a more rigid, graphic angle, combining a sense of freedom with order. Laser-cut lines contrast sharply with freeform colours in these fresh pieces.

The show runs until Wednesday 10th April at Red Bull Studio, London
155-171 Tooley St, SE1 2JP.

www.weaponofchoicegallery.co.uk

www.redbullstudios.com

Red Bull Canvas Cooler Project

Londoners will be familiar with the Red Bull Cooler Canvas Project already, but Sydney-siders better recognise this is actually pretty legit.

Over the next month, big dog Marty Routledge has programmed a line up including artists Beastman, Numskull, Phibs, Roachy, Thomas Jackson, Will Lynes, Esjay, Brent Smith, Well Dressed Vandals, Kerupt and Peque, who will be turning mini Red Bull fridges into works of art, inspired by the look and feel of the bar.

Venues include Oxford Art Factory, Upstairs Beresford, Hunky Dory Social Club (license pending…), Bucket List, Lo Fi, El Loco, The Standard, The Flinders Hotel, The Norfolk Hotel, Cargo Lounge and Sugarmill.

It all kicks off tonight at Lofi – get down early to slurp some Red Bull, apparently it’ll give us wings, so afterwards we can fly to Ching-a-lings…

How and Nosm in Red Bulletin

We’re big fans of the Spanish twins How and Nosm Perre here at VNA, particualrly after seeing their murals in the flesh in Williamsburg earlier this year. The scale, complexity and themes within their work marks them out as ones to watch in a sea of piss-poor stencils and ironic wheatpastes.

So stumbling bleary eyed onto the early BA flight to Amstrdam recently it was refreshing (truly no pun intended) to see them featured in the November issue of the Red Bulletin. The feature takes an in-depth look their backgrounds growing up in Spain, moving to Germany and finally settling in New York in the late 90s hooking up with the always quality Tats Cru. It’s well worth a read as the brothers have a healthy view of both commerical / gallery work and the ‘street art’ scene they’ve become a part of. They’re also clearly smart guys with a depreciating edge when being interviewed, showing massive love for  Brazil where they’ve painted over 200 murals, and taking a little swipe at their adopted home city:

“Things are quite liberal about painting murals down there. People don’t bother you. You don’t have to ask for permission. New York used to be like that. You were able to get murals everywhere. Now it’s a pain in the ass. You have to ask landlords for permission. The bodega owner doesn’t count as permission anymore. The laws got tougher. The cops got clever.”

To read the entire piece in November issue of the Red Bulletin (see what they’ve done there…) head on over to www.redbulletin.com

Meggs Print Competition

For anyone who owns a VNA 9 you’ll know we are a big fan of Australian artist Meggs, so in line with his upcoming show in London we are offering you the chance to win a Limited Edition hand finished print by the man himself AND your name +1 on guest list for the private view on 23rd June.

To enter all you have to do is answer this question ::: What crew is Meggs part of?
Email your name and answer to ro@verynearlyalmost.com before Wednesday 20th*

Click for more information on the Meggs Exhibition “Inner Demons”

*By entering the competition you will be added to the VNA and Zerocool mailing lists