New works from E. LEE go up in Chicago
October 9, 2020
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We always love checking in with Chicago’s E. LEE. E brings creativity and thoughtfulness to every piece (whether in the street or indoors), and there’s usually more than what meets the eye. E. LEE began his street art career in 2015 with a goal to impact lives with art. By taking the viewer into consideration,…
Chicago’s Pizza In The Rain Celebrates Year-Long ‘Landscapes’ Project With Exhibition
November 18, 2019
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We’ve covered Chicago’s PITR and his ambitious street work in the past, and his latest endeavor ups the ante again. We have high expectations for this artist, especially after the magnificent “Paper Portraits” in 2016 and incredible 9 month collaborative project “Good Example” in 2017. PITR x Zissou Tasseff-Elenkoff Originally launched in October 2018 and…
Onur’s “Grounded” Stuns High Above Chicago
October 20, 2019
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Onur spent time in Chicago this spring crafting a unique and daring mural now adorning the Hyatt Centric as part of the city’s skyline. “Grounded” 24 stories above Chicago An internationally acclaimed painter and muralist, Onur has been working independently since 2008. He is known for his futuristic and sometimes experimental painting techniques. This vintage…
Brazil’s Cris Rodrigues paints ‘American Dream’ near Chicago
April 23, 2019
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Brazilian artist Cris Rodrigues is spending some time in the US and from the looks of it he’s been busy! Previously Cris’ work has been featured in streets all around the world including Brazil, Japan, several European destinations, Miami, and now the Chicagoland area. The artist recently stopped in Round Lake, IL area to work…
Cranio Creates “Jungle” Of Colorful New Works In Chicago
August 11, 2018
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Brazilian artist Cranio (also known as Fabio de Oliveira Parnaiba) has been busy in Chicago! While in town to celebrate the opening of his solo show “Jungle” at Vertical Gallery he’s put up a handful of colorful murals featuring his trademark blue Indian characters. Cranio – Berwyn Public Art at Lavergne’s Tavern The above mural…
New Works from E. LEE in Chicago & Bloomington, IL
November 7, 2017
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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
July 5, 2017
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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
June 30, 2017
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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
June 26, 2017
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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’
November 11, 2016
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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…

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