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2017-05-26

ibug 2017 in Chemnitz

On: Exhibition / partner / partner news / walls /

It´s time for ibug No.12! This year the festival for urban art and culture takes place in the city of Chemnitz. During the summer the abandoned VEB SPEMAFA, a former and long forgotten factory for special-purpose machines, is transformed into a synthesis of the arts. (more…)

pichiavo-in-bristol

2017-05-25

Bristol Street Art Guide

On: big walls / Documentary / walls /

We loved Laurent’s guide to Bristol’s street art, from large murals down to festivals, tours and smaller pieces of the beaten track. So we wanted to share this useful guide with you. You’ll find in his guide: (more…)

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2017-05-23

UrbanAct wall in Thessaloniki, Greece

On: abstract / big walls / characters / Collaboration / colours / walls /

Our friends over in URBAN ACT invited artists Same84 and Apset to paint the Axepa Hospital wall, in the port city of Thessaloniki in Greece, proving once more how their actions can contribute towards better aesthetics and serving a good cause! (more…)

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2017-05-22

Etnik wall for Draw the line festival

On: 3D / abstract / advertising / big walls / colours / geometrics / inspirational / lettering/calligraphy / social messages /

Swedish artist Etnik sent us his latest wall for ”Draw the Line” Festival. Etnik is living in Turin, Italy, and started graffiti in the 90´s while nowadays he is travelling around the world painting walls and exhibiting in galleries.  (more…)

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Murdoc

Murdoc is an anonymous Street Artist living out of Sydney, Australia. Originally started writing Graffiti but later developing a focus on Stencil Art to convey a stronger message, plus it’s a lot quicker..

Works on: black & white / humour / social messages / stencil / walls /

Joshila Dhaby

Joshila Dhaby is a self-taught Mauritian artist. Originally working with watercolor and acrylic, Joshila turned to spray paint and started painting on walls and metal sheets. She uses a ‘tape and masking process’, stencils and layers to create rich paintings with bold fields of colors.

Works on: children / Collaboration / contemporary / environment / female artist / social messages /

We cought up with Aussie stencil Artivist who goes by the name Murdoc. Based in Sydney, he originally started writing Graffiti but later developing a focus on Stencil Art to convey stronger messages, also because it’s a lot quicker…

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OKUDA (Copiar)

May 25, 2017 to July 23, 2017

“el jardín del kaos”, bY OKUDA SAN MIGUEL

The “el jardín del kaos” (garden of kaos) exhibition, specifically designed for the Centro de Arte Tomás y Valiente, marks the reconsideration of the codes operability of Okuda San Miguel‘s urban proposal within the boundaries of an institutionalized space.

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IDoLove 2017 (1) (Copiar)

May 26, 2017 to May 28, 2017

Urban art festival Dolo(Ve)

The project for architectural upgrading and enhancement, started last year, continues in 2017 to give new emphasis to urban spaces and to give citizens and fans of this world a space to live and share.

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bizzare metric

May 30, 2017

‘7 Ways to Love’ by Anthony Lister

¨7 Ways to Love¨ is a urban art project showing the different faces of love in an interactive way.  During 2017-2018, we invite 7 different artists to show their point of view of what love is.

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david walker

May 18, 2017 to June 17, 2017

” The distance between us is equal ” By David Walker

For his new solo exhibition at Galerie Mathgoth, David Walker presents a set of portraits in large format. In line with his previous works, the English artist asks himself the relationship between the painter and his model, between distance and intimacy.

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WATERWALLS 2017

August 17, 2017 to August 20, 2017

WATERFORD Walls

Waterford Walls founded in 2015 is an international street art festival that transforms Waterford City into an open-air gallery.

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festivl INSPIRE

July 10, 2017 to July 16, 2017

Festival INSPIRE

Festival Inspire transforms the cityscape for 7 days into a visual wonderland with murals and live art, interactive installations, projection mapping, street performance, circus, music, and stuff not even we have thought of yet.

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magma

April 22, 2017 to June 24, 2017

ENDLESS

Endless: the ‘no end’, the inexhaustible, the infinite. That is, most probably, what gathers together Aris, Martina Merlini and Nelio, the three artists involved in the new exhibition.

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wallbook

April 01, 2017 to November 30, 2017

WallBook Art Festival

Wallbook is an activity that involves the collective to rejuvenate and refurbish urban furniture.

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GARGAR Festival

Gargar Mural and Rural Art Festival was born from the need and the strong determination to add a distinguishing value to the village of Penelles in Spain. The objective is to appreciate, encourage and give visibility to artists and alternative ways of artistic expression in public rural areas. (more…)

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INSPIRE FESTIVAL

‘Inspire’ is a week-long public arts festival turning Greater Moncton, Canada, into a visual wonderland for all to enjoy. From the 10th until the 16th of July, Moncton celebrates with colours and creative street art. Dont miss out. (more…)

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Moniker Art Fair

Moniker Art Fair returns for its 8th year in London’s East End. In October 2017, Moniker Art Fair will occupy the 30,000-square-foot second floor of The Old Truman Brewery, allowing more space for experimentation from participating galleries and artists. (more…)

MOS Blue

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 (more…)

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Swimming elephant - © Lee-Shay Collison

2017-05-02

A Tour of Cape Town’s Eclectic Street Art

On: animals / children / colours / landscape / walls /

Generally seen as a nuisance and illegal activity, street art has become a popular way to deal with current issues and beautify decaying areas around the city. Here we take a look at Cape Town’s eclectic street art.

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2017-05-11

Best Celebrity-Inspired Street Art

On: characters / pop art / walls /

Like it or not, celebrities wield a lot of influence. So it comes as no surprise that over the years they have been the core theme for street artists across the world. With that in mind, here are some of the most notable celebrity-inspired street art.