‘Subway Art Breakthrough’ by Lek & Sowat
July 25, 2020
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French graffiti artists Lek & Sowat have unveiled the second phase of their artistic intervention called ‘ Subway Art Breakthrough’ on the tunnel boring machine ‘Koumba’, building an extension to the underground tube line 14 in Paris. (more…)
Blo new mural for Rouen Impressionnee Festival, France
July 17, 2020
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French artist Blo from the DMV crew (Da Mental Vaporz), just completed a large scale mural for the Rouen Impressionnee Festival. Since 2010 the Festival invites artists to transform the streets of Rouen in France into contemporary artworks.  Scroll down below to view further images of this orinic mural by Blo. (more…)
Hisham Echafaki for the Musee de la Poste in Paris
November 20, 2019
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The Musee de la Poste  (Museum of the Poste Office) in Paris has been undergoing massive transformation and architectural refurbishing during the past 6 years. To celebrate its reopening, Butterfly Art News collaborated with artist Hisham Echafaki to create specific artworks for the facade of the new building. A series of festive panels illustrate different…
AIDA WILDE: TURNING REFUGEE BANKNOTES INTO ART FOR CHARITY
August 26, 2019
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London-based artist Aida Wilde has created a powerful series of works on banknotes for charity Help Refugees that are featured at the Cash is King II show at the Saatchi Gallery in London. The show runs until the 8th of September. Aida Wilde was born in Iran and arrived in the UK in the mid 1980s as a political refugee. In this striking body of…
Pichiavo‘s monumental sculpture for Falles celebration in Valencia
March 21, 2019
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Valencian born artists Pichi and Avo set alight their 26 metre high Neo classical sculpture covered with their trademark graffiti. Taking over one year to create, the giant structure made from wood and cardboard was the centrepiece of the annual Las Fallas (fire) Festival in the Spanish city of Valencia. See below images from the…
SWEET TOOF & AIDA WILDE Print release: GentriFUCKation
December 18, 2018
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Legendary UK artist SWEET TOOF and Screenprinting Queen AIDA WILDE have teamed up to celebrate 10 years of print collaboration, from ‘East End Sucks’ to ‘GentriFuck’. The ultra limited screenprinted edition measures 100 x 40 cm and comes in three colour variants, with glitter and gold tooth for £220  or go for Gold Bling AP…
FESTIVAL IMINENTE LONDON 2018
October 17, 2018
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This October, Festival Iminente returns to London, once again invading The Old Truman Brewery in Brick Lane. During 19-20-21 October the festival of explosive and experimental Portuguese and international art and music will bring the soul of Lisbon to the heart of London. Curated by Portuguese artist Vhils and Lisbon’s Underdogs Gallery, Festival Iminente not…
Coverage: Croydon Rise Festival
September 26, 2018
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For the past few weeks, Croydon, a city located south of London, has been launching the first edition of the yearly Croydon Rise Festival, a celebration of UK and international urban art. Curated by @Monoprixx, @Wherethereswalls and RISEGallery, this celebration is rapidly becoming London’s largest international urban art festival with some of the world’s leading urban…
Croydon Rise Festival : Aida Wilde ‘Less Homes 4U’
September 23, 2018
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For the Croydon Rise Festival, London based artist AIDA WILDE decided to create a bespoke shop front window named ‘Less Homes 4U’. Using her signature vibrant neon pink dotted wallpaper and black block text imagery, Aida Wilde continues to denounce the gentrification process. For many years she has been championing powerful text based street interventions…
RUN ‘ The Thinker Child’ new mural for the Croydon Rise Festival
September 22, 2018
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Giacomo Bufarini aka RUN just completed a monumental mural in Croydon called the Thinker Child in Croydon, South of London as part of the Croydon Rising Festival. “The Thinker Child” brings a whole series of considerations and reflections by the artist. “When I see the cities that are losing their identity or are embracing the…

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