Street artists of Archangelsk finished project that started 8 years ago in Western Russia
September 1, 2020
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Last July 11 and 12, Arkhangelsk went through a graffiti-festival. It had no name and no guests were invited. Still it is hard to overestimate its importance for the local graffiti culture. The story of this of this project has long began in 2012. In 2012 Uncle Yo (Dadya Yo, Logos) and Artyom Khazanov (Shipa) came…
The Fifth Urban Contemporary Art Auction @ RuArts Foundation, Moscow
November 21, 2019
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Our friends from RuArts Foundation teamed up with the good people from Artmossphere for the annual fifth urban Contemporary Art Auction which will be taking on December 2nd 2019 in Moscow, Russia. Among the lots of the auction are about 50 new works from the most famous and active Russian artists with a street background:…
Danila Shmelev for Urban Morphogenesis in Odintsovo, Russia
August 31, 2019
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Our friend Danila Shmelev just wrapped up a giant new mural on the streets of Odintsovo in Russia for the first edition of the Urban Morphogenesis Festival. His ‘plastic series’ has its origins in his work on canvas. These pieces portray canvases wrapped in a protective film that has been torn in various places. These…
Alex Senna for Urban Morphogenesis in Russia
August 31, 2019
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Our friend Alex Senna recently stopped in Russia where he was invited to paint on the streets of Odintsovo. In town for the first edition of Urban Morphogenesis, the talented Brazilian artist created his largest ever outdoor mural. After several days of hard work fighting through the weather conditions, the piece has been just completed…
“Innocence” by Sabek in Odintsovo for Urban Morphogenesis
August 16, 2019
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Sabek has become in the last years a key actor in the Spanish street art scene, painting figures inspired by nature. The good lads from Urban Morphogenesis invited him to work on a giant facade on the streets of Odintsovo in Russia. It took a week of hard work for the Spanish artist to complete…
The London Police in Odintsovo, Russia for Urban Morphogenesis
August 9, 2019
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The good lads from London Police made a quick stop by Russia to participate in the first edition of the Urban Morphogenesis Festival. The London Police started in 1998 when a couple big English geezers headed to Amsterdam to help rejuvenate the visually disappointing streets of Holland’s capital. They were part of a small group…
Okuda in Odintsovo, Russia for Urban Morphogenesis
August 7, 2019
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Just 19 kilometers from the Red Square, one of the largest mural-art festivals in the world has started. In just 30 days, more than 60 of the best contemporary artists will turn an ordinary high-rise housing estate into an open-air museum of contemporary art. Spanish street artist Okuda just wrapped up a giant new facade…
Danila Shmelev In The Centre Of Yekaterinburg, Russia
July 30, 2019
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This is by no means the first time that Danila Shmelev has attended the STENOGRAFFIA festival. The artist has been creating art in Yekaterinburg, and in other towns and cities where the festival has a presence, since 2016. This anniversary year of the festival has seen the city centre become home to his latest vibrant…
“Garbage Whale” by Murmure Street in Vladivostok, Russia
July 30, 2019
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For several months the French street artists duo Murmure Street have been developing their latest project : « Garb(age) » that will be revealed in their upcoming exhibition in Paris in 2020. This series of works are based on poetical and the oniric twists of garbage bags. These bags are a symbol of our era…
Alexey Luka for Art Ovrag in Viksa, Russia
June 16, 2019
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We recently travelled to Viksa, a city in Nizhny Novgorod Oblast with our friend Ilya Vdovin, President of the Russian Skateboard Federation for the opening of a new skate-park and to discover the Art Ovrag project. Art Ovrag teamed up with the local United Metallurgical Company (OMK) to create a series of site-specific works on their…