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31
Jan
2011
Last year Ralph Lauren put together the Art Stars project where more than 50 European artists created works on the same object, a star (yes, the company’s logo), which were then shown around Europe and ultimately auctioned off for charity at Phillips de Pury in London. As part of the project they brought artists around to do talks and...
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31
Jan
2011
Klub7 in Berlin Kreuzberg invited 21 artists to revive the idea of the old-school graffiti backpiece. Using jeans jackets as canvases the artists present their pieces at the exhibition party. Walking canvases if you will. The choice of artists was broad, reaching from old-school to new-school writers, comic artists and illustrators, fashion designers, to contemporary and urban artists. Klub7...
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29
Jan
2011
Blown away by the opening credits for Gaspar Noe’s new film, Enter the Void. You may be familiar with another of Gaspar Noe’s works, Irreversible. As you can imagine Enter the Void is pretty damn heavy as well. This video is for lovers of letters.
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29
Jan
2011
Two weeks ago HLP protege Willehad Eilers, a.k.a. Wayne Horse, opened his group show at Paradise Row in London, alongside the likes of the Chapman Brothers. Wayne presented his “lighter-lit display of sub-cultural, cul-de-sacs articulated in a trash aesthetic”. We know who Kate Moss turned up to see (even if she didn’t) and were proud of the HLP crew...
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27
Jan
2011
Last Friday Abner opened his big solo show The Great Abnerio at showroom Mama in Rotterdam. Weeks of hard work on Abner’s side payed off for the interested and numerous visitors. Besides several big-sized paintings depicting the adventures of the Great Abnerio, Abner constructed an arch to save the ‘Squiglies’ and other endangered animals (certified by God himself), an...
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26
Jan
2011
Last weekend Ripo opened Don’t Get Me Wrong; his first solo show in his adopted home town Barcelona. Ripo sent us some pictures of the opening of his show and his work and I had a little chat with him about his show, his different works and his techniques. “The exhibition didn’t have a single theme or one body...
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24
Jan
2011
Remi/Rough worked on the highly acclaimed Underbelly Project in New York, recently returned from Primary Flight at Art Basel Miami and was commissioned by Wahaca to paint their new Wardour Street restaurant. His recent work is an evolution of the letterforms and colors known from his early graffiti pieces. Lines, shapes and form are dramatically skewed to create a...
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