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15
Jan
2011
When it comes to traveling the world and seeing every country there is to see, Above is probably king. Active since 1995 he’s best known for his trademark: the arrow. By now he spray painted or or installed hundreds and hundreds of them in over 60 cities in 45 countries worldwide. Additionally Above works with stencils and large scale...
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14
Jan
2011
Tonight, and only tonight, THIS los angeles and Monster Children magazine host Fierce, a solo exhibition featuring original works by Australian graffiti and street artist Anthony Lister. Lister’s tireless approach to living is an unrelenting approach to art. His name and imagery are on street corners worldwide, accessing a massive audience by way of stickers, aerosol paint and all...
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14
Jan
2011
The internet gave art on the street a platform that spiraled the movement into an international hype. In March 2009 this development took its next step with the smartphone application The Urban Art Guide by adidas. “It all started with a love of art, curiosity and plenty of know-how: in March 2009, the adidas Urban Art Guide – the...
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12
Jan
2011
Not too long ago I wrote about King Adz‘ new book Street Knowledge; an intense book about street culture and the many aspects of modern life it penetrates. It features his personal insight on everything from graffiti, street art, artists, to designers, queer culture, writers, DJ’s, fashion and poets, who influenced urban culture and brought it to the masses....
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11
Jan
2011
I recently announced the European coming of Australian graffiti legend New2, remember? Well, Sunset … Sunrise is showing brand new wood sculptures, finely detailed collages and painted mounted panels by New2. For this exhibition, the artist extracted shapes and symbols from his outdoors graffiti pieces and integrates them into the gallery space, Stoffwechsel in Mannheim. Besides the collages, everything...
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10
Jan
2011
Our man Ripo is proud to announce his first solo show in his adopted home of Barcelona at the Galeria Cosmo. In Don’t Get Me Wrong he’ll present a whole bunch of new works on wood, canvas, and paper as well as an installation and sculptural paintings. And he has been working relentlessly, since every time I spoke to...
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08
Jan
2011
This is an amazing video by Andrew Wonder (Director/Cinematographer), who went to explore the NYC underground with urban historian Steve Duncan last summer. UNDERCITY from Andrew Wonder on Vimeo. Who needs nature when these amazing, almost untouched, areas lie right underneath our feed? It speaks for itself that you shouldn’t try this at home, right?! Luckily Steve and Andrew...
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