Minigallery Amsterdam recently opened in a new location. Not as mini as the last one but even more successful. We caught up with Julia, owner and curator to talk about plans, ambition and the gallery’s history in her living room.
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.
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.
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.
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!
UrbanArtNOW talks to Ard Doko about art as a life saver, deliriums, aggression, Callantsoog, Amsterdam, the US, Mexico and the Stick Together Festival.
On the road again… After out great adventure in Munich we decided to take the orange Urban Art NOW hippy van down to Roeselare, Belgium to check out the DayOne Festival. We found great murals, some good friends and made new ones, got a great tour by Bjorn from Street Art Belgium and had a blast of a day. Check out our travel report!
Besides that Roeselare (BE) is famous for cyclist Jean-Pierre Monseré, lots of great poets and the burgerbar Open Kitchen (so good!), Roeselare is now also famous for its beautiful mural…
Urban Art NOW presented Max Zorn and Stick Together exclusively at STROKE Art Fair. During his live tape art sessions at the booth, his artwork and unique technique got a lot of attention!