Category Archives: Street

Cheltenham: Banksy Spy Booth

Back in April, following the scandal around the alleged use of mass surveillance programmes by UK intelligence services, a stencil depicting men spying on a phone booth  appeared next to the government communications headquarters, GCHQ in Cheltenham (UK). When Banksy confirmed … Continue reading

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Video: Banksy – Better Out than In

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Paris streets: Alexone & Supakitch

French artists Alexone and Supakitch recently collaborated on a small house on the infamous Canal St Martin in Paris for Converse Clash Walls.       View the full set of pics here

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Nantes (FR): Royal de Luxe – Le Mur de Planck

A new performance in the fantastic Giants saga signed Royal de Luxe took place  in Nantes from 7 to 9 June 2014.  On this occasion, Royal de Luxe, the street theatre company known around the world for its giant marionettes,  created two giants, a … Continue reading

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London Streets: Olek

Polish artist Olek just completed a 26ft crocheted mural on Corbett Place by the Truman Brewery in East London. With her signature intricate and colourful patterns, an embroidered message says Let’s not get caught, Let’s keep going, a quote from Thelma … Continue reading

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Bristol: Banksy Mobile Lovers – Update

In the latest twist  regarding Banksy Mobile Lovers ( covered here),  currently on display at the Bristol Museum, the owner of the Youth Club who removed the piece just received a letter from Banksy confirming his ownership, and it is … Continue reading

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London: Remed & Okuda

For the second year Spanish based artists Remed & Okuda return to London Southbank to celebrate the Streets of Spain festival curated by Campo Viejo. Using their trademark multicolour symbolism both artists painted a glass box live for the delight … Continue reading

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Bristol: Banksy Mobile Lovers

When Banksy recently updated his website with new pictures featuring a stencilled couple holding mobile phones, it generated a complete frenzy. Banksy website It was located and identified in Bristol on a wooden door outside a youth club. Within 24 … Continue reading

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London: Stealing Banksy

  This week end takes place an exhibition called Stealing Banksy featuring pieces that have been removed from the streets to be sold at auction. The event organisers  claim that “the Sincura Group do not steal art, nor do we condone … Continue reading

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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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