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2018-04-26

TAYONE New intervation for Contorno Urbano

On: geometrics / humour / inspirational / lettering/calligraphy / partner / partner news /

TAYONE‘s New intervation for Contorno Urbano in Sant Feliu de Llobregat (Barcelona, Spain) talks about the margins between humanity and its immediate context, the marginal and the integrated, the mainstream and popular culture, the high and the emergence or responsibility of the artistic subject in our dystopian reality . (more…)

2018-04-26

Vertigo Graffiti Antwerp

On: big walls / Collaboration / graffiti / inspirational / partner news / walls /

Antwerp has got a new wall by Vertigo Graffiti. The Colombian embassy invited the renowed art colletive from Bogota to Merksem, a district in Antwerp to paint a giant mural. Tim Jentsch went to check it out.

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2018-04-25

Biancoshock – B.TOY Installation

On: advertising / Innovation / instalations / unconventional /

Controversial artist Biancoshock presented his latest istallation for the Outdoor Festival 2018 that took place in Rome (IT).  Suprisingly its humouristic approach is followed by a bitter fact. Street art commercialism! As the artist explains: ”Behind the growing success of street art there are often mechanisms that transform artists into tools in the hands of galleries, institutions and media. (more…)

2018-04-22

New Stinkfish piece in Bogotá

On: big walls / characters / colours / stencil /

Colombian artist Stinkfish just created a new wall in Colombia. His latest work in his home town Bogotá, located in the neightboorhood of “La Soledad”. A typical sample of his works, full of colors depicting a young local girl.

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ARTISTS featured Galleries

Padure

Romanian Street art & Illustration

Works on: black & white / humour / illustrations / walls /

Funky Cook

Mauricio Tovar Valenzuela aka Funky Cook is from Mexico. He has been painting since 2013, the technique he uses is stencil and most of his works are on the street …

Works on: characters / Cinema / FILM / pop art / stencil / surreal / walls /

INTERVIEW:

Fanakapan

Fanakapan is a prolific artist based in London whose art leaves smiles on peoples faces. He has travelled the world leaving 3D balloons and other 3D murals in every port he visits.  Tim Jentsch from the ISSA team met with Fan and found out more about himself and his art.

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FESTIBITIONS upcoming See them all

April 27, 2018 to June 01, 2018

ODD MARKS

Pretty Portal presents the exhibition ODD MARKS, with selected works that can be called Calligraffiti.

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April 27, 2018 to April 29, 2018

Meeting of Styles Philippines 2018

This year the local organizer (carrotbombing) is bringing Meeting of Styles to the southern side of Manila via the walls of MJ46 center.

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May 05, 2018 to May 19, 2018

Blek le Rat “Isn’t It Romantic” at Weinstein Gallery

A rare American exhibition of the man considered by many to be the godfather of street art, Blek Le Rat!

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April 12, 2018 to May 05, 2018

“INKY PROTEST”

Nuart Gallery and Peacock Visual Arts present Inky Protest, a collaborative exhibition showcasing a selection of artwork plucked from the archives of Nuart Gallery and Peacock Visual Arts respective print houses. Featuring some of the world’s leading names in the Street, Urban and Lowbrow art movements from Brad Downey, Mike Giant and Ralph Steadman to Futura, Martha Cooper and Jamie Reid, Inky Protest surveys over 20 years of countercultural creativity.

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May 17, 2018 to May 19, 2018

Sonny: To the Bone

Johannesburg-based (British-born) artist Sonny returns to New York City in May, exhibiting his first body of work on large-scale canvas and a series of hand painted sculptures in To The Bone.

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March 24, 2018 to April 28, 2018

7.6 BILLION AND STILL GROWING

For his first solo exhibition in Australia, the Italian artist Gola Hundun, proposes to review the current relationship between the human species with the planet, as well as the impact and consequences of what seems to be its last phase of expansion. “7,6 Billons & Still Growing,” title of this exhibition, refers to the number of human beings that inhabit the Earth today, and represents the most conscious and the most destructive that has happened to the planet so far.

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March 08, 2018 to April 28, 2018

“SPACED OUT”

GR gallerypresents the opening of “SPACED OUT”, a mesmerizing double-solo show, featuring legendary street artists James Marshall (aka Dalek) and Buff Monster, unite together in the same exhibition for the first time. The show will reveal 16 fresh artworks including paintings, editions and installations, expressly created for this occurrence and designed to throw the visitor into a psychedelic cosmos defined by mysterious characters and mazy colorful shapes.

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PARTNERS meet them See them all

AthenSAF

ATHENS STREET ART FESTIVAL [ASAF] is a non profit, non subsidized, non governmental and all volunteer organization. It is an Year Around Independent European Contemporary Street + Urban Art Festival established and based in Athens, Greece. (more…)

Meeting of Styles International

MOS (Meeting Of Styles) is a non profit organisation, formed by dedicated and passionate Artists and Art-Lovers. It was born as a platform for communication, assembling and exchanging ideas, works and skills of urban Street Culture and Graffiti art. (more…)

UrbanAct.gr

UrbanAct (members and co-workers) has an active presence in Greece since 1998. Their goal is to promote the art and the techniques of alternative forms of cultures such as public mural art, graffiti, street art, bicycling etc. (more…)

Nuart Festival

Nuart is an international contemporary street and urban art festival, held annually in Stavanger, Norway since 2001. From the first week of September an invited international team of street artists leave their mark on the city’s walls, both indoor and out, creating one of Europe’s most dynamic and constantly evolving public art events. (more…)

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2018-03-20

My Dog Sighs’ unveils artwork for Forgotten Project in Roma

On: big walls / illustrations / partner news / realistic /

The hospital in Trastevere hosts the first mural of the second edition of the urban project born to reclaim the value of urban heritage. A different view of the city, of Trastevere and of health structures in Rome.

2018-04-20

Brighton Seagull by Bordallo II

On: 3D / animals / contemporary / environment / instalations / nature / sculptures / street objects /

This week Bordallo II created his first sculpture in the UK. An iconic Seagull in the City of Brighton & Hove. Tim Jentsch went to find out more about it...