Just recently a very special show opened in Amsterdam: Crime Time Kings featuring old-school Graffiti legends Shoe, Bando and Mode2.
Donovan Spaanstra is a true old-school Graffiti writer, who developed his style and skills towards a successful contemporary artist. Still using spray-paint as his main tool, he creates stunning portraits and cityscapes in his original pointillist style.
Bandits Crew from Dresden Germany celebrated their 20 years anniversary with a big wall production and the double exhibition “GRAFFITI IN DRESDEN 1989 – 2000 & 20 YEARS BANDITS DRESDEN”.
A new issue of arts and culture magazine Bizarre Beyond Belief is out – a 126 pages full on Graffiti, Street-Art, Urban Art magazine with features about BATES, NYCHOS, BUFF MONSTER, BIAS & fine-artists Vladimir Kraynyk and Simon Birch, a feature on Malaysian street-art by Beth Zener & a recap of Montreal’s Mural Festival by Naz Goshtasbpour. Enjoy!
Amsterdam born and raised visual artist SjocoSjon researches the elements of the visual language that is used in modern popular culture.
Jeremy Asher Lynch directed a new video clip of artist duo Herakut, which a shout out to all parents and their children.
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.