New Works from E. LEE in Chicago & Bloomington, IL

Chicago based American Artist E. LEE has stayed busy this season with two new street works. The first, titled “Mounted”, is 12 x 35 feet and located in Bloomington, Illinois. E. LEE tells us “Two years ago I had a vision of big gold frames all in a row, with horses sticking their heads out

Don’t Fret With New Street Pieces & New Show In Chicago

Work from Don’t Fret has been popping over with frequency over the last couple of months in Chicago and now we know why! The hometown hero is prepping his first show in town in 2 years, entitled “Big Shoulders”, which opens Friday July 7th at Johalla Projects. Always a proud Chicagoan Don’t Fret says “…from

E. LEE Entices Us With “Free Bird Seed” In Chicago

Street art can and should be fun, as Chicago’s own E. LEE has proven yet again. The artist has completed a quadriptych street piece for the exterior cornerstones of two restaurants bordering Soho House Chicago in the West Loop.  After taking on Superman, The Hulk, and Batman in recent pieces Lee has given life to

New Work By Kobra Pays Tribute To Vivian Maier In Chicago

World renowned Brazilian artist Kobra returned to Chicago Illinois this month. Kobra last visited Chicago to create his acclaimed 10-story Muddy Waters mural as part of Big Walls 2016 – a mural festival facilitated by Columbia College and The Wabash Arts Corridor . Having come back to Chicago for the well-publicized mural dedication on June

Chicago’s Don’t Fret & London’s Edwin Team Up For ‘The Distinct Sound of Laughter in the Distance’

What started as a “graffiti pen pal project” between Don’t Fret of Chicago USA and Edwin of London UK has morphed into a collaborative exhibition, social experiment, and show. Edwin, an artist and writer living and working in London, and Don’t Fret, a multi-disciplinary artist living and working in Chicago, have over the past year

OAKOAK creates new works in Chicago, USA

French artist OAKOAK is in Chicago for his debut US solo show “Let’s Play”, which runs October 3rd-31st at Vertical Gallery. OAKOAK transforms mundane objects using cleverly placed, humorous drawings. He has an eye for details that most ignore, and creates innovative scenes with his street art interventions. Here’s some of what he’s been up

Hebru Brantley creates something new for Murals In The Market in Detroit

Chicago’s Hebru Brantley has had a busy summer and just finished this piece for “Murals In The Market”. In Detroit’s Eastern Market neighborhood, this massive work is 60×28 and on the corner of Adelade and Russell.It features Hebru’s signature Flyboy alongside a background of line art of historic Detroit sights and sonds.Murals in the Market

Ben Eine creates “Harmony”, his latest mural in Chicago

Ben Eine has been in Chicago this past week to open his show, “The Great Western” with Sickboy and Word To Mother. While in town he’s been busy, getting up a giant mural in the city’s Wabash Arts Corridor’ while also finding time to do a few shutters.For the massive mural on East Congress Street