Recap: POW! WOW! Long Beach 2016

POW! WOW! Long Beach successfully returned for the second consecutive year and artists from around the globe flew in California to participate in the week- long event bringing art and culture to the city. This year, a lot more artists were in town and the very interesting line-up included 123Klan, Aaron Li-Hill, Andrew Hem, Brendan Monroe, Cinta Vidal,...

Retrospective: Martyn Reed “Nuart’s Early Beginnings”

Italian artist Millo, a participant of the urban street art festival in Ukraine called Mural Social Club, painted a 9-floor high building in Kyiv with a piece which is dedicated to love. “Here is the wall I painted in the city of Kyiv (Ukraine) for Mural Social Club Festival.  It is called “Love Runs the World”....

“Love Runs the World” by Millo in Kiev, Ukraine

Italian artist Millo, a participant of the urban street art festival in Ukraine called Mural Social Club, painted a 9-floor high building in Kyiv with a piece which is dedicated to love. “Here is the wall I painted in the city of Kyiv (Ukraine) for Mural Social Club Festival.  It is called “Love Runs the World”....

Lush’s “Celebrity Takeover” in Hosier Lane, Melbourne

What an interesting week it’s been for Melbourne street art. Soon after the snapchat fight between Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and Taylor Swift, went viral, Melbourne artist LUSH whipped up a controversial memorial piece to Swift in Hosier lane, with the face updated with a character and text changed to Harambe, and then yet again altered – this time with Kanye’s...

ArtWhino: Vero Rivera in Richmond

While you discovered some progress shots a few days ago, Vero Rivera has now wrapped up her street piece for the Richmond Mural Project. Invited by ArtWhino, the Puerto Rican artist created a beautiful and graphic piece featuring a flower like abstract aesthetic in bright gold on a black backdrop. It took about 4 days of...

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ArtWhino: “La Espera” by Jade in Richmond

We continue our ongoing coverage of the Richmond Mural Project 2016 organized by ArtWhino with Peruvian artist Jade which just finished an impressive new piece. Entitled “La Espera” ( -Waiting- in Spanish ), the talented South American artist painted this large piece without the use of any projector. As usual with Jade, his technique is impeccable...

“Taste” by Sergey Akramov in Yekaterinburg City, Russia

“Taste” or “В К У С” in Russian is the first big solo mural of Sergey Akramov in his hometown. The piece was created during the Stenograffia Street Art Festival in Yekaterinburg city, Russia. His work – a conversation about the education of aesthetic taste of the viewer. But the author went a little further than just leaving...

Stinkfish in Shanghai, China

Stinkfish spent the last few days traveling around China where he stopped by Shanghai to create a few new pieces. As usual with the Colombian artist, he created several new portraits which were painted using stencils and spray paint. Each portrait is combined with abstract and vibrant patterns which helps to instantly recognize any Stinkfish’s...

Book Release and Solo Show Icy & Sot “Let Her Be Free” 07/23/16 NYC

Iranian street art duo Icy & Sot are back with a new book and solo gallery show this weekend in NYC.  Icy & Sot’s new full color book “Let Her Be Free” features images from both their early work in Iran, their current work in NYC, and world wide.  This Saturday night in the Lower...