Category Archives: Street

Streets: Banksy #withSyria

To mark the third anniversay of the Syrian conflict, Banksy has reworked his iconic portrait of a girl with heart balloon, to depict a young Syrian refugee wih a head scarf. A “global recreation” of the moving Banksy piece saw the … Continue reading

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Streets: MSK crew in London

The MSK crew was in London over the week end taking advantage of the great weather. AROE and the rest of the crew completed this mural undisturbed under the watchful eye of some “special visitors”.        

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Streets: Best Ever in London

     The british duo Best Ever recently completed this mural in London, off Hanbury St, using their signature hyperealism touch.

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Paris: JR Inside / Out

After completing his tour in London (covered here) JR photobooth truck is now back to Paris to complete some INSIDE/OUT action at Palais de Tokyo.          In parallel JR took also the time to invade the Bibliotheque Nationale de … Continue reading

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Streets: BLO

While in Brest, French artist BLO let loose with some free hand painting adding a touch of Art Nouveau lettering and his melancholic figures to a vacant building             View more pics here

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Streets: JR Actions in London

JR is returning to London after five years with a two-part solo exhibition, ACTIONS, at Lazarides Rathbone and multiple sites across the capital. The Inside / Out photobooth truck stopped by this afternoon and Londoners black and white portraits were … Continue reading

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Paris: La Tour 13

Over looking the Seine ,  La Tour Paris 13 ‎  is a project curated by Mehdi Ben Cheikh from Galerie Itinerrance. During a year the entire building was painted by 100 international street and graffiti artists, each leaving their mark with murals and installations … Continue reading

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Streets: Gris1

While in Brest, super prolific artist Gris1 has been colouring walls and shutters accross town with his bubbly characters.

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Berlin Streets: Os Gemeos, Blu and ROA

Wandering through the Kreuzberg district of Berlin, it is a delight to see some gigantic murals standing the test of time, from the Yellow Man by Brazilian twins Os Gemeos,  to politically engaged Blu highlighting issues of consumerism and global … Continue reading

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Berlin Streets: JR

As part of the Wrinkles of the city worldwide project, French photograffer JR has invaded the streets of Berlin with his giant black and white paste ups portraits.

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London Streets: Miss Van & Ciroschu

  

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Mulafest: The largest wall of Spain (Madrid)

To celebrate the second edition of  MULAFEST, the Madrid Urban Trends Festival, street artists are currenly painting a gigantic mural of 1,800 square meters, the largest wall of Spain. Featuring Aryz, SAN, Herbert Baglione, Okuda, Sixe Paredes and Suso33,  the mural is an explosion of colours. Aryz provides … Continue reading

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London: Remed & Okuda live uncorked

Remed and Okuda got together for a project with Campo Viejo vineyards touring through multiple cities like London, Barcelona, Stockholm. Following an installation in Spain, both artists celebrated the Streets of Spain Festival in London Southbank by creating fiberglass sculptures and … Continue reading

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London: Zezao for the Canals project

Local and international street artists have been invited by The Legacy List recently to create public works along along East London canals. The  roster includes artists Mark Lyken (Scotland), Teo Moneyless (Italy),  Zezão(Brazil), Remed (Spain),  Ekta Ekta (Sweden), and Interesni Kazki (Ukraine). Curated by Cedar Levisham, the artworks will be installed … Continue reading

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London streets: Dal East – Part II

After the recent murals ( covered here) Dal East continues to hit the London streets with his energetic animals.              

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London streets: Faith47

South African artist Faith47  just landed in London, and completed this two part mural in Shoreditch.         

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London streets: Space Invader

French artist Space Invader just hit the London streets with these massive new pieces.                          

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London streets: Roa

Belgian artist Roa has just finished a large scale mural in East London featuring his signature animals.   

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London streets: Dal East

South Africa based artist Dal East is back to the UK and has completed a few murals  from leaping tigers to surrealist creatures in East London.     

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London: Da Mental Vaporz Crew

While in London French artists Bom.K, Blo, Brusk, Gris1, Jaw and Kan from the DMV crew have been busy painting some shutters with their colourful style in East London for the Walls Project .             

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London: Brusk

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London: Bom.K & Liliwenn mural

French artists Bom.K and Liliwenn have combined their hyper realistic painting skills over a week to complete this large mural in east London. Here are some pics of the work in progress:                  

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Video: Brusk mural in Strasbourg (FR)

French graffiti artist Brusk recently completed a massive mural in Meinau, Strasbourg. Composite: adjective, made up of disparate or separate parts or elements. Beyond the concept comes a 120 feet high wall to illustrate Brusk multiple techniques. Pics by Antoine … Continue reading

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Video: DMV crew mural for Graffitizm

Here is a video of the 40 meters mural that the Da Mental Vaporz crew completed earlier this summer (covered here) in Mantes-La-Jolie (FR) for the Graffitizm event.

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Paris: John Giorno x Lek x Sowat at Palais de Tokyo

For the  new season Imaginez l’imaginaire at the prestigious Parisian institution  Palais de Tokyo , Jean de Loisy and Akiko Miki invited  John Giorno , major figure of New York’s underground scene in the 60′s and of the Beat generation, to adorn four … Continue reading

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London: Bedlam – Lazarides

Following Hell Half’s Acre in 2010 and Minotaur in 2011 at the Old Vic Tunnels in Waterloo,  Lazarides Gallery in association with HTC present Bedlam,  the last instalment of this incredible trilogy. In reference to the infamous mental institute, Bedlam showcases artworks, … Continue reading

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London: Urban Masters

Butterfly in association with Opera Gallery London and ANV are pleased to present URBAN MASTERS – an alternative art installation giving street and urban artists a chance to render homage to the masters, masterpieces and muses that have influenced their journey through the … Continue reading

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London: Klimt Illustrated

In celebration of the 150th birthday of Gustav Klimt, The Vienna Tourist Board with Lazarides Gallery  have invited 9 internationally renowned street artists to create their own versions of work inspired by this famous Viennese artist. Featuring Shepard Fairey, Lucy McLauchlan, Mode … Continue reading

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London: Ronzo Birdz invasion

Crazy coloured pigeons sculptures have landed in London Brick Lane over the week end. Despite the high security for the Olympics, vandal extraordinaire Ronzo has been busy installing its funny urban Birdz characters in broad daylight.             … Continue reading

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London: Guetta meets Guetta

DJ David Guetta is partnering with Thierry Guetta aka Mr Brainwash for a massive party on 1 of August, in a secret location in London. More info on  www.guettamrbrainwash.com

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London: Mr Brainwash returns – Part 2

Following our earlier coverage about Thierry Guetta aka Mr Brainwash announcing his first major European solo show in London, this week end MBW added a new massive mural. Continuing his series celebrating British icons, after HRH Queen Elizabeth II, he’s … Continue reading

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London: Risk and Ron English live painting at Cargo

Following their installations at the London Pleasure Gardens (covered here ), Risk and Ron English enjoy some live painting at Cargo, spreading humorous messages on the walls , next to the infamous Banky stencil.         Full set of pics … Continue reading

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Preview: London Pleasure Gardens

Opening today, the Paradise Gardens  is  a free family festival and a feast for all the senses in the new London Pleasure Gardens site. Featuring a vintage fair, performance arts, live music, pyrotechnic galore and all kinds of entertainment, this is … Continue reading

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Paris: Shepard Fairey mural – Day 2 x video

Following our earlier coverage of Shepard Fairey’s monumental mural in Paris ( see here), on day 2  the Obey Giant team starts working on the flower at the top right of the building. Having tried the cherry picker myself, it’s … Continue reading

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Streets: Da Mental Vaporz new mural in France

For the Graffitizm event in Mantes-La-Jolie, 50 km from Paris, the prolific French graffiti crew Da Mental Vaporz  with Dran, Blo, Brusk, Kan and Jaw completed a 40 meters long mural featuring their signature “Exquisite Corpse”, full of vibrant colours and imaginary … Continue reading

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Paris: Nick Walker TMA

To close the loop on a year long project I have been following (covered here) British artist Nick Walker was in Paris for the release of the awaited TMA print, The Morning After, at the Opera Gallery. Nearby luxury shop … Continue reading

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Paris: Shepard Fairey Mural – Day 1

When I met Mehdi from Galerie Itinerrance in Paris at the Mausolee exhibition, little did I know that we would be involved in an ambitious project with Shepard Fairey a few weeks later.  Working jointly with the Mairie of 13th district and the local community … Continue reading

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London: Mr Brainwash returns – Part 1

Four years after officially launching his “MBW” pseudonym at the Banksy’s Cans Festival, Thierry Guetta aka Mr Brainwash has landed in London for the preparation of his first huge European show to date.      2008 Banksy Cans Festival Celebrating … Continue reading

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Barcelona: Jaz solo show

Following his participation to the Open Walls Baltimore, Argentinian artist Franco Fasoli aka Jaz recently opened his first European solo show at RAS Gallery in Barcelona, curated by Maximiliano Ruiz and produced by Suben. Through a broad selection of works on paper and large scale canvases, the new body … Continue reading

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Nick Walker: The Morning After Paris

Last year I joined British artist Nick Walker on a special mission, as he wanted to  develop his vandal series with a Paris focus.  From accompanying him on Paris rooftops to get some inspiration, to following the different steps of the creative … Continue reading

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London Streets: Banksy

In response to the  upcoming Jubilee Celebration in June, marking the Queen’s 60-year reign, a new Banksy stencil appeared in Turnpike Lane, North London, featuring a young kid working on a sewing machine. While some of the Union Jack flags didn’t … Continue reading

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Paris Opening: Mausolee with Lek x Sowat

On August 12, 2010,  French graffiti artists Lek and Sowat found an abandoned supermarket of 430,000sq. ft  in the north of Paris. For a year, in the greatest of secrets they invited forty French graffiti artists to collaborate and create an illegal graffiti Mausoleum. … Continue reading

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Paris: Mausolee – Lek x Sowat

Imagine an abandoned four storey supermarket in the North of Paris occupied by squatters, then deserted again. On August 12, 2010, French graffiti artists Lek (RAW crew) and Sowat (DMV) discovered the place much to their delight. For a year, in the greatest of … Continue reading

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Streets: London’s largest mural by Agents of Change

With the sun shining and scaffolding removed, wraps have come off London’s largest graffiti mural, covering two sides of a six-storey building in King’s Cross. Members of the Agents of Change crew with London based Remi/Rough, Edinburgh’s Steve More, LX.One from Paris, LA-based Augustine Kofie created this … Continue reading

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Streets: Melbourne

Wandering through the streets of Melbourne, here is a selection of street and graffiti art, from Anthony Lister, Swoon to local artists like Reka, Fred Fowler, the AWOL crew with Adnate and Slicer.              More pics here

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London Streets: Paul Insect and Sweet Toof

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Melbourne Streets: New Mural by the DMV crew

As the Da Mental Vaporz crew is currently in Australia for an exhibition at Rtist Gallery,  they couldn’t resist leaving a massive mural. Combining a patchwork of their different styles, the DMV crew consisting ofBom-K, Blo, Brusk, Dran, Gris1, ISO, Jaw, … Continue reading

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Melbourne: Da Mental Vaporz – Le Venin Part 1

Aboard “Le Venin”, the French graffiti crew Da Mental Vaporz crossed oceans and snow storms for a spectacular show at Rtist Gallery in Melbourne.  The top floor of the gallery has been totally transformed with a massive installation. The tunnel shaped space … Continue reading

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Toulouse (FR): Da Mental Vaporz – Squatters

Back in summer 2011, while they were showing in Toulouse at the GHP Galerie, the Da Mental Vaporz crew couldn’t resist leaving their mark on an iconic building: the former Palais des Congres of Toulouse (exhibition center). Famous for its … Continue reading

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London: Season Ticket Pop Up Fair

This Christmas season East London heads away from the North Pole and goes underground. Set within the Old Shoreditch tube station, SEASON TICKET deliberately spills milk for the Xmas madness and spins Santa on his bobble-head. With a  hoard of … Continue reading

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