Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Streetfest 2015




Streetfest returns for it's 8th year this coming bank holiday Sunday 3rd May. This year sees it move to a new home at Tobacco Docks. Featuring National & International graf artists, performers, bands, djs, extreme sports and food stall, it's worth checking out if you're not away for the hols. Earlybird tix are sold out, but regular price tix are still available...

http://streetfest.net/

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Stroopers

... 'nuff said.

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Cnr Old Street and Great Eastern

Came across this new piece the other night. Fantastic technique - almost 3-d. Not sure who the artist is, but would love to see some more of their work.
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Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Copyright: Pop Lives, Pagan Hearts at Pure Evil




Went to Pure Evil Gallery last night for the opening of Copyright: Pop Lives, Pagan Hearts. The exhibition runs from the 23rd November – 2nd December 2012, and showcases a brand new collection of original works from artist Copyright. The show features 2D and 3D works on wood, new limited editions and experimental installation pieces.



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Loved this piece (well, pieces). 
We bought the one 2nd row from bottom, far right
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Pop Lives, Pagan Hearts is Copyrights 2012 solo show and sees him exploring the pop elements of his work the bright colours and repetition, but combining this with mythological narratives at the same time.

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Loved these too but the one I liked most had already been sold 

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This was lovely too. 
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Caught up with Copyright during the show

Caught up with him during the show, and (as always) that was an absolute pleasure. Sorry about the quality of the photos tho chap.


The show is curated by Newcastle based Zero Cool Gallery, their second show in a week, so congratulations also to Anthony for all the hard work - it paid off.


Congratulations also to Charlie from Pure Evil Gallery, who was unable to attend the opening due to the arrival of his baby daughter Bunny. 

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Friday, 16 November 2012

Zero Cool show Cranio at Red Bull Studio

Went to the opening of Cranio 'Lost in London' last night. Not as big as the shows Zero Cool usually host there, but a great show none the less. Got to meet Fabio Oliveira aka Cranio, a lovely artist from Brazil having his first show here, and had a quality night.

Zero Cool Gallery pres. Cranio - Lost in London
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Chatting to Cranio at the show 

 Cranio signing our show posters

Cronio's scrawl 

Signed show poster

The show is only on 'till sat eve, so check it out if you are in London Bridge tonight to during the day tomorrow. A very big thanks to Zero Cool Gallery http://zerocoolgallery.com/ and of course Red Bull Studio (for their generosity - Hic! And highly recommend the latest red bull lime (with vodka of course).
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Thursday, 15 November 2012

Moniker 2012 highlight

Just thought I'd start this one off with the highlight, and roll out pics and stories out afterward.
Highlight: Catching up with our graf hero C215, grabbing a pic with him, chucking it up on FaceBook, and him liking it. Awesome.
Mish & C215 at Moniker 2012

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Urban Masters Overview

The following 3 posts will all feature coverage from the Urban Masters show. This show, curated by Opera Gallery and sponsored by Butterfly, features 33 of the industry's biggest names from around the world inc. Banksy, C215, ROAShepard Fairey, Sweet Toof, Rone, Joe Black, Blek le Rat, Nick Walker and Zeus to mention just a few.

As an overview, take a few mins to watch this movie from Factory 7:

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Urban Masters exhibition at Hearn st carpark pt1

Was lucky enough to check out this exhibition at the end of last week. Here's the low-down:

An urban and street art installation paying tribute to the Masters of the history of art. 

33 artists featuring: Bom.K, Blo, Brusk, Gris1, Jaw, Kan, Sowat, Da Mental Vaporz, Lek, Roa, David Shillinglaw, Zezao, Sweet Toof, Blek Le Rat, Ron English, Mac1, Matt Small, Alexandros Vasmoulakis, El Mac, C215, Joe Black, Seen, Risk, Remi Rough, Sixeart, Zeus, Mentalgassi, Nick Gentry, The London Police, StinkFish, Rone, Banksy, Kid Zoom, Nick Walker, Shepard Fairey

AT FACTORY 7, 13 HEARN STREET, LONDON EC2A 3LS

PUBLIC EXHIBITION : 9 - 18 November 2012
Free admission
Open Monday-Saturday 11am - 7pm & Sunday 12 - 5pm

Curated by Opera Gallery and Butterfly; sponsored by ANV.


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Not sure who's piece this was, but it was great 

ROA - Canis (dog) 

Risk - On the roof again 

Risk - On the roof again (b)

Joe Black - Workers of the world unite!
I saw what I thought was this piece a few years ago at Moniker, 
but the date on this one was 2012, so guess it must be a new one.
Still love it though - great concept and execution, a powerful piece.

Joe Black - Workers of the world unite! (detail) 

Joe Black - Workers of the world unite! (detail)  

Joe Black - Workers of the world unite! (detail)  

Joe Black - Workers of the world unite! (detail)  

Joe Black - Workers of the world unite! (detail)  

 Joe Black - Workers of the world unite! (detail) 

Special thanks to Opera Gallery, Butterfly, ANV, LeCool and InvisibleMadeVisible. Go and see this exhibition if you can - it's an awesome showcase of top world talent and free...
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