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!
Urban Art Festival presented 40 international artists in a big group exhibition, large-scale mural paintings and a series of side-events. The festival location OT301 was packed with visitors and everybody had a blast at the event. We have photos and videos for you after the jump to get a little glimpse of our focus event!
Brett Novak produced a state of the art short documentary about Shepard Fairey, his Obey the Giant campaign, the famous Obama poster and lots of personal stories by the artist. Must watch!
UrbanArtNOW talks to Ard Doko about art as a life saver, deliriums, aggression, Callantsoog, Amsterdam, the US, Mexico and the Stick Together Festival.
Spanish artist Anna Taratiel, better known as Ovni, is excited for the Urban Art Festival Amsterdam show. Even though she was very busy with her solo show at Battalion (read), the past weeks she has been working on her artwork for the upcoming show at OT301. Urban Art Now had a chat with Ovni prior to the festival about her solo show, ‘me.i’, tape and installations.