Category Archives: Bristol

Bristol: Banksy new mural for Valentines

A new mural popped up in Banksy’s hometown yesterday baring all the hallmarks of the elusive artist. Located in Barton hill, precisely where he started painting graffiti in his early days, the new artwork depicts a little girl holding a … Continue reading

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Bristol: Rowdy & Wilde at Clifton Fine Art Gallery

One of Bristol’s most renowned street artist Rowdy is gathering forces with legendary London screenprinter Aida Wilde for a duo show ‘Rowdy and Wilde’ at Clifton Fine Art in Bristol. Aida Wilde was born in Iran and arrived in the … Continue reading

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The Other Art Fair Bristol Highlight: Hisham Echafaki

London based multidisciplinary artist Hisham Echafaki is presenting his new solo exhibition at the Saatchi TOAF (The Other Art Fair) in Bristol.  His body of works focuses on the complex and ever changing relationship between humans and the animal world, exploring themes … Continue reading

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Bristol: Banksy Girl with UK Balloon Print – Product Recall

Coinciding with the UK elections, Banksy just announced on his website the free release on 9th June of an exclusive  new print, featuring his iconic Girl with Balloon with the heart being replaced by the UK flag. He hasn’t released … Continue reading

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Book release: ‘Street Art’ by Lonely Planet

This Friday, Lonely Planet will release ‘Street Art’, a guide to street art featuring 140 street art hotspots in 42 cities around the world. To mark the launch of Street Art, the Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol will host a weekend of street … Continue reading

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Streets: Banksy at Bridge Farm Primary School (Bristol)

Banksy is back to his hometown in Bristol with a new piece that appeared overnight  on the wall of Bridge Farm Primary School. The work was done as a thank you gift to the children that named one of the … Continue reading

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2015 Highlights

As 2015 comes to an end, we look back at the highlights of this incredible artistic year across Europe. Click on the pics to view more info. Solo Shows: Dran, Mark Jenkins, Antony Micallef, Cranio, Daniel Arsham, David Shillinglaw, Julian … Continue reading

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Studio Visit: Nick Walker

Ahead of his upcoming solo show ‘Entrophy’ at Above Second Gallery in Hong Kong, we popped by the studio of Bristol artist Nick Walker. For this new show, Nick Walker has been exploring new ideas and broadening the scope of … Continue reading

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Weston-Super-Mare (UK): Banksy – Dismaland Bemusement Park

Banksy is returning to the UK and curating a pop up festival / bemusement park entitled ‘Dismaland’. Located on the seaside front of Weston-Super-Mare, not far from Bristol, Dismaland will be running from 22 August until 27 September at 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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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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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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Bristol: Jessica Albarn – Resurrection

Located behind a small door in the old town wall where the See No Evil street art festival takes place (covered here) , the Crypt of St John the Baptist is hosting an exhibition by UK artist Jessica Albarn  with … Continue reading

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Bristol: See No Evil Festival

As part of the second ever See No Evil event,  Street artists from around the world are in Bristol city centre to take part in the UK’s largest permanent street art project. Nelson Street is being transformed with graffiti during … Continue reading

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Bristol: Unnatural Natural History at the Royal West of England Academy

Curated by Coates and Scarry, the  exhibition entitled Unnatural-Natural History recently launched at the Royal West of England Academy with many of the participating artists present at the opening. Featuring paintings, photography, drawings, sculptures and installations, 38 local and international artists are currently displaying their artistic … Continue reading

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Bristol: Modern Fabulists

“Modern Fabulists” is a show curated by Richard Scarry, Director of Corey Helford Gallery, and Chippy Coates. European and American Artists bring their own interpretation to the theme of the show by revisiting folkloric fables and fairy tales. The show … Continue reading

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