Tag Archives: TILT

ALL GOOD THINGS – LAUNCH PHOTOS

A huge thanks to everyone who came down last night for the show opening!

It was great to see so many familiar faces and so much love and support for VNA.

Massive thanks to all the artists who contributed to the show – 45RPM, AJ FOSIK, ARYZ, BLEK LE RAT, C215, CAM SCALE, CHLOE EARLY, CONOR HARRINGTON, CYRCLE, D*FACE, DAN KITCHENER, DAVE WHITE, DAVID SHILLINGLAW, EELUS, EINE, ELK (LUKE CORNISH), ERMSY, FAILE, FINTAN MAGEE, GAIA, GEORGIA HILL, GHOSTPATROL (DAVID BOOTH), HERAKUT, INKIE, INSA, INVADER, JAMES JEAN, JOE HOLBROOK, KID ACNE, LISTER, M-CITY (MARIUSZ WARAS), MOBSTR, MR JAGO, MYSTERIOUS AL, NIELS ‘SHOE’ MEULMANN, PAUL INSECT, REMI ROUGH, RONE, RONZO, RUFUS DAYGLO, SHEPARD FAIREY (OBEY), SICKBOY, STENDEC, STEVE CROSS, TOASTER, THE LONDON POLICE, TILT, TIZER, TODD FRANCIS, TOM FRENCH, TRISTAN EATON (TRUSTO CORP), VHILS, WILL BARRAS

Bidding is well underway and we look forward to raising thousands for Macmillan Cancer Support. All items are available for worldwide shipping, tracked and insured, but we cannot calculate this until we have the winning bidder’s details so please don’t be put off by misleading info on the listings! Hit us up with any questions – info@verynearlyalmost.com or via artFido

All items are up online here and bidding closes at 12 midday Monday 1st May (GMT):

www.artfido.com/vnamagazine

Special shout outs to the Macmillan Cancer Support team, Eve, Jay and Lauren at StolenSpace, the superhuman Andy Vasy for his stellar work getting the work on the walls, Simon at Luardos for the delicious tacos, James Grant for shooting these great pics below, Soffles for providing tasty snacks and the legends from Sailor Jerry for pumping out wicked cocktails all night long.

JAG-AllGoodThings_1

JAG-AllGoodThings_2

JAG-AllGoodThings_3

JAG-AllGoodThings_4

JAG-AllGoodThings_6

JAG-AllGoodThings_8

JAG-AllGoodThings_9

JAG-AllGoodThings_13

JAG-AllGoodThings_14

JAG-AllGoodThings_15

JAG-AllGoodThings_16

JAG-AllGoodThings_17

JAG-AllGoodThings_18

JAG-AllGoodThings_19

JAG-AllGoodThings_22

JAG-AllGoodThings_23

JAG-AllGoodThings_24

JAG-AllGoodThings_25

JAG-AllGoodThings_26

JAG-AllGoodThings_27

JAG-AllGoodThings_28

JAG-AllGoodThings_30

JAG-AllGoodThings_32

JAG-AllGoodThings_33

JAG-AllGoodThings_34

JAG-AllGoodThings_36

JAG-AllGoodThings_38

JAG-AllGoodThings_39

JAG-AllGoodThings_40

JAG-AllGoodThings_41

JAG-AllGoodThings_42

JAG-AllGoodThings_43

JAG-AllGoodThings_44

JAG-AllGoodThings_45

JAG-AllGoodThings_46

JAG-AllGoodThings_47

JAG-AllGoodThings_48

JAG-AllGoodThings_50

JAG-AllGoodThings_51

JAG-AllGoodThings_52

JAG-AllGoodThings_53

JAG-AllGoodThings_54

JAG-AllGoodThings_55

JAG-AllGoodThings_56

JAG-AllGoodThings_57

JAG-AllGoodThings_58

JAG-AllGoodThings_59

JAG-AllGoodThings_61

JAG-AllGoodThings_62

JAG-AllGoodThings_64

JAG-AllGoodThings_65

JAG-AllGoodThings_66

JAG-AllGoodThings_67

JAG-AllGoodThings_68

JAG-AllGoodThings_69

JAG-AllGoodThings_70

JAG-AllGoodThings_71

JAG-AllGoodThings_72

JAG-AllGoodThings_74

JAG-AllGoodThings_75

JAG-AllGoodThings_76

JAG-AllGoodThings_78

JAG-AllGoodThings_79

JAG-AllGoodThings_80

JAG-AllGoodThings_81

JAG-AllGoodThings_82

JAG-AllGoodThings_83

JAG-AllGoodThings_84

JAG-AllGoodThings_85

JAG-AllGoodThings_86

JAG-AllGoodThings_87

JAG-AllGoodThings_88

JAG-AllGoodThings_89

JAG-AllGoodThings_90

JAG-AllGoodThings_92

JAG-AllGoodThings_93

JAG-AllGoodThings_94

JAG-AllGoodThings_95

JAG-AllGoodThings_97

JAG-AllGoodThings_99

JAG-AllGoodThings_100

JAG-AllGoodThings_102

JAG-AllGoodThings_103

JAG-AllGoodThings_104

JAG-AllGoodThings_105

JAG-AllGoodThings_106

JAG-AllGoodThings_107

JAG-AllGoodThings_108

JAG-AllGoodThings_109

JAG-AllGoodThings_110

JAG-AllGoodThings_111

JAG-AllGoodThings_112

JAG-AllGoodThings_113

JAG-AllGoodThings_114

JAG-AllGoodThings_115

JAG-AllGoodThings_116

JAG-AllGoodThings_118

JAG-AllGoodThings_119

JAG-AllGoodThings_120

JAG-AllGoodThings_121

JAG-AllGoodThings_122

JAG-AllGoodThings_123

JAG-AllGoodThings_125

JAG-AllGoodThings_126

JAG-AllGoodThings_127

JAG-AllGoodThings_129

JAG-AllGoodThings_131

ALL GOOD THINGS

VNA_ALL GOOD THINGS_1200x1200 full

As the saying goes, ALL GOOD THINGS must come to an end and, after 10 amazing years, Very Nearly Almost Magazine is shutting up shop.

Finishing on a high that has seen the front cover graced by some of the brightest stars of the contemporary art world, including D*Face, Invader, Shepard Fairey, Futura, Swoon, Martha Cooper and more, the team behind VNA have made the difficult decision to draw this chapter to a close with an exhibition and forthcoming book.

In celebration of the incredible people that have made the magazine what it is, VNA are presenting their 10th Anniversary group show with some of the team’s favourite featured artists. 50+ artists make up this hand-picked selection of the world’s top talent, showing in one of East London’s longest-running contemporary urban art institutions, StolenSpace Gallery.

Showcasing work from all over the world, ‘ALL GOOD THINGS’ is comprised of original artworks, exclusive artist proofs and hand-finished prints from some of the leading international artists – artists who have helped shape the scene as we know it today. The VNA team has also assembled a tailored collection of some of the brightest new painters making waves across the globe.

The exhibition is all up for grabs, with artwork auctioned off on artFido and all proceeds from the auction sales donated to Macmillan Cancer Support. Bidding will begin at midday Thursday 27th April, closing at midnight on Sunday 30th April at:

www.artfido.com/vnamagazine

On the opening night, our VNA Newsstand will be bursting with back stock, including tees, stickers and other goodies – all at bargain prices. Hidden in amongst the stand, there will be a complete set of the VNA archive, from 1 to 35, available to buy from our private collection, including limited edition PP’s – strictly one archival item per person to keep things fair!

As with anything VNA-related, there will of course be a drink or two. Our friends at Sailor Jerry have kindly furnished us with a choice of delicious bespoke spiced rum cocktails and a deuce of their finest mixologists.

As if that wasn’t enough, we’ll be providing some of the lovely Soffle’s Pitta Chips to soak up some of the booze and giving away over a hundred free tacos from Luardos – served from Insa’s hand-painted taco truck.

The show opens for public viewing from 6-9pm Thursday 27th April and daily until the 30th April 11am-7pm at: StolenSpace Gallery, 17 Osborn St, London E1 6TD

Artists include:

45RPM, AJ FOSIK, ARYZ, BLEK LE RAT, C215, CAM SCALE, CHLOE EARLY, CONOR HARRINGTON, CYRCLE, D*FACE, DAN KITCHENER, DAVE WHITE, DAVID SHILLINGLAW, EELUS, EINE, ELK / LUKE CORNISH, ERMSY, FAILE, FINTAN MAGEE, GAIA, GEORGIA HILL, GHOSTPATROL (DAVID BOOTH), HERAKUT, INSA, INVADER, JAMES JEAN, JOE HOLBROOK, KID ACNE, LISTER, M-CITY / MARIUSZ WARAS, MOBSTR, MR JAGO, MYSTERIOUS AL, NIELS ‘SHOE’ MEULMANN, PAUL INSECT, REMI ROUGH, RONE, RONZO, RUFUS DAYGLO, SHEPARD FAIREY (OBEY), SICKBOY, STENDEC, STEVE CROSS, TOASTER, THE LONDON POLICE, TILT, TIZER, TODD FRANCIS, TOM FRENCH, TRISTAN EATON (TRUSTO CORP), VHILS, WILL BARRAS

Recap: Rose Beton 2016

Rose Beton - 01

Toulouse Urban Culture Festival, Rose Beton, is rounding up its 2nd edition these days with Epoxy Exhibition @ Musée des Abattoirs closing its door on 28th of August.  This year the festival has decided to focus on graffiti as an artistic movement – from its beginnings in NYC back in the 70s to a global phenomenon that it is today.

In this manner, the festival included works by around 20 international artists with same graffiti origins but extremely different in their expression. From Futura’s signature abstraction to Boris Tellegen’s sharp futurism, Epoxy exhibition showed the variety of styles and visual languages that can evolve from classic graffiti. Along with works by these contemporary artists, Château d’Eau hosted a photography retrospective of Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant, presenting a flashback on how and where everything began.

Along with these indoors events, Open Summer Festival organized by 50cinq site invited muralists from around the world to leave their mark on the streets of the city. Supported by the Toulouse Town Hall, the city confirmed its status as an urban culture lab by adding new public works from Ben Eine, Reso, Honet, Aryz, Hendrik Beikirch and finally, Toulouse-born Miss Van. (Photos by Big Addict)

Rose-Beton.com
50cinq.com

Continue Reading →

Tilt – Extractions

Tilt Extractions 01

We caught up with French artist TILT during his residency at Jardin Rouge in Marrakech, Morrocco, while he was creating his new series called ‘Extractions’ .

Tilt Extractions 24

“Extraction is not only about the graffiti’s sacralisation, it is about young people who did not want to stay in front of the T.V. , making nothing. We wanted to act in the street, to be part of the city by a simple gesture … To write our name, to show our existence. I want to tell the story of a generation.”  Continue Reading →

Tilt – “Norma Jeane” new limited edition lithograph

tilt1

On 28th of April, PrintThemAll studio will be releasing “Norma Jeane”, a new limited edition lithograph by Tilt. Three years since the Marilyn screenprint was released and sold out via PicturesOnWalls, French artist is releasing a reinvented version of the image based on one of the iconic pop art portraits.

Like the screenprint from 2012, the new lithograph is based on the legendary image of Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol. This time, Tilt’s image is worn out, weathered and aged, giving the raw, street feel to the whole piece. Also, the more authentic feel of the image is further emphasized by the title “Norma Jeane” which is less popular, real name of one of the most popular actress of all time.

This fine art edition is continuing PrintThemAll’s series of exclusive fine art editions releasing for the upcoming “Main Street” exhibition at Mohammed VI Museum in Rabat, Morocco. The 5 color lithograph produced @ Idem studio in Paris will be released in an edition of 99 copies measuring 74,5 x 74,5 cm all signed and numbered by the artist, and will be available on 28th of April @ 2pm GMT.

GraffiTilt.com
PrintThemAll.com

Continue Reading →

Tilt “Bleu Pétrole” Print Release

BleuPetroleHD - Copy

Straight after finishing up his most recent large mural for Nuart Festival in Stavanger, Norway, Tilt announced the release the same image as limited edition print with PrintThemAll.com. This meaningful piece will be available in a low edition of only 80 pieces, measuring 72 x 73 cm, and will come signed and numbered by the French graffiti legend. This will also be his first lithograph, printed at the legendary Idem studio in Paris, the very same place that printed some classic art prints for such masters as Picasso, Matisse, Miro, or Chagall. Using 100% cotton paper and custom, hand mixed colors, this fine art edition is set to be a must have for any street art fan.

The release is scheduled for Tuesday 16th September @ 10:00 am GMT at PrintTheAll.com.

PrintThemAll.com
GraffitiTilt.com

Continue Reading →