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20
Jan
2011
Founded in 2001 Circleculture is a Berlin-based Gallery dedicated to show and deal fine art that finds it’ s background, heritage and influences in urban cultural phenoma like street art, avant-garde fashion, design, music, architecture and graffiti. This commercially independent platform was created by Johann Haehling von Lanzenauer and Dirk Staudinger. In cooperation with international curators, the gallery has...
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19
Jan
2011
The first show at the Showroom MAMA in Rotterdam in 2011 will be a solo exhibition by our friend and hero Abner Preis. Abner Preis tells simple stories with a positive, childlike narrative. The focus of his art and its’ point of departure are rooted in Abner’s aspirations to give one hope in a situation which seems hopeless, the...
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18
Jan
2011
Creative Time has always been committed to privileging artists’ ideas. For the past 35 years, Creative Time has helped artists convert the power of their ideas into works that inspire social change and stimulate public dialogue on timely issues. In 2009 -with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation NYC Cultural Innovation Fund- they launched the Creative Time Global Residency...
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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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