Amsterdam and the Netherlands are more than present during the Art Basel week in Miami this year. Besides events and presentations in Wynwood and at Scope Art Fair, several respected Dutch artists participate in BRIDGE – the Dutch Pavilion exhibition.
The 2nd part of our Urban Art NOW series of top notch murals in the Wynwood Art District in Miami of artists from all over the world, painted during the Art Basel week 2014.
Morten Andersen is one of the vivid artists within the Graffuturism movement and famous for his big size abstract dynamic canvas compositions. Morten was already two times our guest in Amsterdam during different projects (Urban Art EFX 2012 and Kosmopolite Art Tour Amsterdam 2013) and he recently opened his duo-show with Vesod at Cave Gallery in L.A.
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.
Amsterdam born and raised visual artist SjocoSjon researches the elements of the visual language that is used in modern popular culture.
UrbanArtNOW talks to Remko Koopman about graffiti, art, galleries, Booyabase, books, Amsterdam, and finally growing up.
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.
Max Zorn teamed up with South By Southwest (SXSW) – America’s largest music, film and interactive festival – to make a massive 10ft x 6ft tape art installation in downtown Austin.
Urban Art NOW presented Skount, Jeroo, Daniel T. Geiger, BustArt, Besok, Bonzai and Olivier Philippe at STROKE Art Fair 2013 in Munich.
Our Street-Beat event “Back2TheStreets” excels with an eclectic group show, music and art performances, the Artist-in-Residency project “Wall Waltz” and of course a great line-up of Urban Artists.