Category Archives: Street

Paris: FIAC / (OFF)ICIELLE ART FAIR / STREET ART

Also new this year for the FIAC / (OFF)ICIELLE  Art Fair is a Street Art programme, curated by Nicolas Laugero Lasserre. French and international artists have been invited to paint the walls on the wharf of the Cité de la Mode … Continue reading

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Paris: (OFF)ICIELLE Art Fair

After the art week in London ( covered here), Paris is hosting a series of art fairs and events. (OFF)ICIELLE, FIAC’s new event, is held from 22 to 26 October at Les Docks – Cité de la Mode et du … Continue reading

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Streets: Paris Nuit Blanche 2014 – Part 3

For the last instalment of our Nuit Blanche  coverage  in Paris dedicated to Street Art, Swoon covered the walls of former Massena train station. The installation refers to the Motherhood theme, and her intricate lace paper cut-outs highlight the fragility and … Continue reading

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Streets: Paris Nuit Blanche 2014 – Part 2

As we continue wandering through the streets of Paris for the Nuit Blanche (covered here) we saw the new mural from Portugese artist Vhils at the Children Hospital Necker. As they were adding the finishing touches in the Halle Freyssinet, we … Continue reading

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Streets: Paris Nuit Blanche 2014 – Part 1

While usually artworks during the Nuit Blanche only last one night, this year selected artists have been invited to create long term works. We caught up with some of them as they prepare for the big night.  Large scale murals … Continue reading

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Streets: Borondo (Paris)

This year edition of the Nuit Blanche opening on the 4th October in Paris is celebrating Street Art with an open air museum in some districts. Fresh from the Nuart festival (covered here), Spanish artist Borondo has started painting a … Continue reading

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Paris Streets: Invader ‘Picasso’

During the summer Space Invader put up a new piece featuring a large pixelated portrait of Pablo Picasso. As always, placement is key, and it can be seen close to the Musee Picasso in Paris. The artist’s instagram account also features … Continue reading

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London: Reka / Twoone @ StolenSpace

StolenSpace Gallery is opening the new season in London with two concurrent solo shows from Australian artists based in Berlin: Reka’s “Trip the Light” and Two One’s “The Hunted Hunter’s Head.” Reka’s new body of work is inspired by his mother … Continue reading

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London Streets: Eelus

UK based artist Eelus (interviewed here) has returned to East London with a new stencil depicting a female angel. It can be seen on Hanbury Street. Eelus fans will be pleased to know that he will be showing some new … Continue reading

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NuArt Festival: Street Art and Activism

With the growing rise of Muralism, it was a breath of fresh air to see activist artists pursuing their actions, whether through interventions in the streets of Stavanger or through the heated debates at NuArt Plus. ±MAISMENOS± (PT) played with … Continue reading

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Etam Cru – Back to school mural for NuArt

Sainer and Bezt of the Etam Cru kick started the NuArt Festival in Norway, illustrating a little school boy fallen asleep. Looking at the content of his bag, it seems to have been a busy day, between the lessons from his … Continue reading

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Norway: NuArt International Street Art Festival

NuArt International Street Art Festival based in Stavanger is due to open on 6 September. Founder and Director Martyn Reed and his team have been running the non for profit festival since 2005, and it has grown into one of the … Continue reading

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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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