Currently, different rumours spread around the Street-Art scene that announce a new movie by infamous British artist Banksy. During the last days, a new video popped up on YouTube that covers his self-proclaimed artist residency in NYC last year in October.
5 Danish Graffiti artists came over to Amsterdam in the end of May for Urban Art Festival to take on a 4 day painting marathon and create a 500 m2 mural in the Eastside of the city.
Belgium artist ROA recently opened his solo show ‘PROJECTUM 06’ in London at StolenSpace gallery with a completely new series of work. His iconic paintings of animals are the central point of the exhibition, all painted on recycled material and arranged as a big, comprehensive installation inside the gallery.
Axel Void recently painted a big mural titled “1944” during the Italian StreetAlps Festival with a political theme as a homage to the partisans, who fought against Fascism and Nazi Germany in the Piemont area.
End of May, four guys of Budapest’s own Coloured Effects Crew flew over to Amsterdam to participate in our Urban art Festival. Mr. Zero, Fat Heat, TransOne and Böki created on the backside of the IVKO school in the South-side of the city a burner wall: Hungarian Goulash.
It’s summer time and festivals happen all around the globe inviting some of the best artists around to paint large scale murals in public space. Here is our selection to get you started in the week a bit easier with our Murals Monday series.
Hugo Kaagman is one of the pioneers in the international Street-Art scene and a true master in stencil art. Since 1978, he develops an own iconic picture language, often in his classic “Delft Blue” with motives ranging from Dutch tradition to Punk Rock and politics.
A hugely successful Urban Art Festival was closed out on Sunday June 1st with the Dutch premiere of the Style Wars 2 movie by Veli & Amos. The directors stayed on after the screening of the movie to engage in a panel discussion. This movie definitely sparks debate to say the least!
UrbanArtNOW talks to Remko Koopman about graffiti, art, galleries, Booyabase, books, Amsterdam, and finally growing up.
Urban Art Festival Amsterdam presents a series of murals by some of the best Graffiti artists around. Three murals, three concepts, three teams (Copenhagen, Budapest, Lisbon) – three burner productions!