During Art Basel Miami, the Wynwood neighbourhood is the place to be for the international urban art scene. Each day murals of prolific artists go up, expos open in the weirdest places and it seems like everybody from around the world is here.
At the moment Urban Art NOW is busy to organise a ginormous mural for the Amsterdam Monument Day at Van Gentdhallen with a good line-up of artists from Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam.
Just recently, the fourth edition of French mural festival Bien Urbain took place in Besancon. 15 international artists created mural paintings, installations, sound or interactive pieces in public space and the results are just stunning.
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.
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.
Swedish artist Dan Sapunar just created a big mural at Scandinavia’s biggest Urban Art Gallery and documented the painting process in a nice video.
From April 26th to May 31st the well known French street-art collective “Da Mental Vaporz” will hold an exhibition in Berlin under the title “The Wall” which is to be seen at the two gallery spaces of BC Gallery.
New mural by Rusk and Akut in their typical and famous Ma’Claim style.
Ink’d organised a show “SNAPSHOT” with some prominent names in the Urban Art scene. Our friends FatHeat and Mr. Zero from Budapest flew over to Brighton to team up with Snub23 and Inkfetish for a group exhibition, murals and special series of print releases.