Street Art

Kennardphillipps


Saturday, October 1, 2016

Kennardphillipps is a collaboration between artists Peter Kennard and Cat Phillipps, who have been working together since 2002 when they began producing art in response to the invasion of Iraq. Their practice has since evolved to confront power and war across the globe. Demotalk at Summerhall by kennardphillipps as part of the Edinburgh Festival. The ...

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Hyuro


Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The ability to get naked, that feeling of threatened communities. The impassive exterior, unchangeable, eternal rejection of equality. Women left alone, or alone by choice, but never criticized, Hyuro is among them. Hyuro is an Argentinian born street and urban artist best known for her powerful compositions that blend socio-politics with a distinctly surrealist sensibility. Hyuro ...

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Nuart 2016


Thursday, September 1, 2016

Nuart continues to pioneer a new breed of art exhibition that is neither institutionalised nor commercial. Without the usual restraints of curatorial and corporate preferences, the event consistently brings out the best in its invited guests. The event aims to stimulate debate by challenging entrenched notions of what art is, and more importantly, what it can ...

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Guido Van Helten


Thursday, August 25, 2016

Australian artist Guido Van Helten is an artist mainly concerned with painting murals on walls across major European cities. He has painted his way across Australia to London, Iceland and Scotland where he recently worked with Art Pistol on a series of murals for the Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games. In past several years Guido has ...

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Aakash Nihalani


Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Take one look at the work of Aakash Nihalani and you will see the essence of what art is: the ability to catch someone's attention at a moment's notice. Nihalani uses bright, bold lines at the forefront of all of his art as a means of visually creating 3D images on two-dimensional surfaces. The repetition of ...

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Pejac


Thursday, July 21, 2016

Law of the Weakest, the first major solo exhibition by Spanish artist Pejac, opens this Friday, 22 July in London. Held at Londonewcastle Project Space (28 Redchurch Street, London E2 7DP), the pop-up will run until Sunday 31 July. AM initially mentioned a forthcoming show back in January. Yesterday, we had a look around during the ...

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Anthony Lister


Tuesday, July 12, 2016

It's clear that Brisbane, AU native Anthony Lister's works are meant to get a reaction. Whether it be through his use of bold writing styles or a specific shading and color scheme, Lister’s controversial subject matter and often provocative public declarations often prove to provoke thought and question reality itself while allowing the artworks to ...

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Bradley Theodore


Wednesday, June 29, 2016

  In each generation an artist emerges who has the potential to become iconic. New York City lays claim to many of them – Edward Hopper, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, Jean-Michel Basquiat. Now, maybe, another has emerged with the potential to join the list of famous NY names, Bradley Theodore – a name to ...

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Ever


Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Ever Siempre appreciates the overlooked and ordinary, and we can't help but thank him for that. Ever's focus is the common human subject. He embraces the beauty of man while masterfully intertwining elements of raunchiness and vulgarity to depict his culture's abrasive nature. Naked people are regular amongst his murals, with their eyes and mouth often ...

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Eduardo Kobra


Saturday, May 21, 2016

The continuously evolving kaleidoscope that is Eduardo Kobra's art is certainly something to take note of. Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra utilizes bright colors and bold lines while staying true to a kaleidoscope theme throughout his art. The technique of repeating squares and triangles allows him to bring to life the famous people he depicts in ...

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Miss Van


Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Miss Van started wall-painting at the age of 20, in 1993, initiating the feminine movement in Street Art. Originating from Toulouse, France and having spent most of her artistic life in Barcelona, Spain. Miss Van has travelled the world painting her instantly recognizable women on the streets, as well as on canvas. She has exhibited extensively for ...

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Os Gemeos


Saturday, April 16, 2016

OSGEMEOS (b. 1974, São Paulo, Brazil), translated as “THETWINS”, Gustavo and Otavio Pandolfo, have worked together since birth. As children growing up in the streets of the traditional district of Cambuci (SP), they developed a distinct way of playing and communicating through artistic language. With the encouragement of their family, and the introduction of hip ...

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Stik


Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Stik makes for an odd figure in the world of street art. He creates cunningly simple lines and shapes that echo the nave drawings of children the world over. Yet the work is deceptively frank in appearance and meaning. The artist’s painted community of stick men, women and children reside throughout London’s streetscape. Each location is ...

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Nelio


Sunday, March 20, 2016

Bursting with colour and energy, Nelio’s vibrant work has been attracting a cult following worldwide, due in part to his many travels painting across Europe, Asia and Australia and recent shows in France and Denmark. When he is not busy traveling in search of inspiration and walls to paint, he works from his studio in ...

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Apeseven


Friday, March 11, 2016

George Hambov, also known as Apeseven, was born in 1974. Apeseven grew up during the 1980's in Sydney, AU. He discovered he had a proclivity toward the arts early in elementary school, around the time he was in third grade. Many of the children in the class regularly requested hand-made drawings from George Hambov, not knowing ...

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Street Art in Las Vegas


Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Downtown Las Vegas is a haven for people who appreciate street art. So when you’re in the area, stroll a little bit slower and you’ll see there’s art to appreciate at every corner. The streets used to be a blank canvas for talented artists such as Ben Eine and D*Face. After Tony Hsieh got involved and ...

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Nuart – Mission Directives


Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Nuart and the Bergen-based artist Nipper present Mission Directives – a series of small scale installations that promote the sharing economy and citizen-led communication in public space. Mission Directives will create an alternative zone for communication through the installation of over 30 temporary artworks in and around Stavanger. By questioning who has the power and authority to ...

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Imbue


Thursday, February 25, 2016

“In a thousand years’ time, if they look back at us, will they think people worshipped Barbie?” –Imbue Perish the thought, but, just in case, there’s Imbue. Call him a smart aleck, a wisecracker, a practical joker guerilla artist. Imbue distills revisited iconography, constantly questioning images from advertising and pop culture by perverting its context. Mickey ...

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Ludo


Sunday, February 14, 2016

Ephemera is the latest project by Ludo, an ongoing concept pasted up on the streets of several cities in China, started in October 2014. "I traveled through different cities in China to discover those areas and bring my art face to face with the culture of the country. In a limited time before the destruction, the ...

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Dadi Dreucol


Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Dadi Dreucol is a concept which was created to “investigate the urban environment from the perspective of direct action,” be it through the use of mural painting or via forms of media such as photography or video. Ideas and theories about the environment and society in which we operate are symbolized in a public space, forcing the ...

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Aryz x Ukraine


Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Aryz was born in Barcelona, Spain, but very little is actually known about his history as a street artist. The painter, who has drawn sporadically since childhood, began his career on a summer day with some friends. Aryz prefers to paint simply for the sake of painting; his passions for art and fun are his ...

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Dzia


Saturday, January 9, 2016

Dzia is a Belgian artist and something of an enigma in the Antwerp area. A fine artist in every sense, the creations of Dzia range from paintings, through sculpture to taxidermy and street works and among other things he is also creator of copyzine KRANK. Dzia started to paint murals just two and a half years ...

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Nychos


Friday, December 25, 2015

Anyone who has even a casual interest in Graffiti, Muralism and contemporary urban art will know the work of this weeks guest, NYCHOS.. reppin for Jukebox Cowboys, Lords Crew and of course The Weird, NYCHOS is one of the busiest painters on the scene constantly smashing out walls, gallery shows and feature films, you cant ...

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Stephen Powers: Coney Island Is Still Dreamland


Tuesday, December 15, 2015

This site-specific installation by artist Stephen Powers recalls the birth of new public art in Coney Island, and the emergence of a uniquely American and wholly “Coney Island” style of painting. As a longtime admirer of the fading craft of sign painting, Powers has revitalized the tradition of colorful, hand-painted signage and advertisements in an ...

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Anton Unai


Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Anton Unai is Spanish street artist who uses found objects and urban detritus to create collages and large-scale installations. He was born in 1974 in Barcelona and lived in several European countries before moving to Berlin. His work has been exhibited internationally. Unai’s installations are often the result of weeklong “actions,” improvised and created on-site using ...

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Beast


Sunday, November 22, 2015

Should artists steer clear of politics on the theory that engagement with social issues stifles the pure nature of art? The spectacular failure of that utopian question unleashed a darker, more active strain of politically oriented art that aimed to expose the corruption and injustice of real societies. The debate over the role of politics in ...

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Danny Doom


Monday, November 2, 2015

Danny Doom aka Desur aka Kid Doom is a German contemporary artist who began his artistic development in the graffiti scene and took from there the way to a style appears as diverse as the materials he uses. His paintings are composed of illustrative and abstract elements, which he put together with paint, spray paint or ...

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Herakut


Saturday, October 24, 2015

Albeit dark in nature, the imagery found in Herakut's works is striking, conveying a myriad of emotions through the main focus of their works: the eyes. It is this emphasis on a darker color palette that serves as a background to their murals while adding a vibrant energy to these specific elements chosen to be ...

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Doma


Saturday, October 17, 2015

DOMA is a group of argentines artists that started in the Buenos Aires Street-Art scene back in 1998 doing urban installations, stencils, street-projections and absurd campaigns. They studied Illustration, Film and Graphic Design but later they worked with different media and formats getting in new areas and techniques. Since the beginning they started creating conceptual universes, ...

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Margaret Kilgallen


Monday, October 5, 2015

M. Kilgallen was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up nearby in Kensington, Maryland. She received a BFA in printmaking from Colorado College in 1989 and an MFA from Stanford University in 2001. Though diagnosed with breast cancer, Kilgallen opted to forgo chemotherapy so that she might carry a pregnancy to term. She died in 2001, ...

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