DFace x XLARGE Japan

  This fall, a collaboration between DFace and the street brand ‘XLARGE’, will be launched worldwide, with an exclusive pre-sale in-store at Seibu Shibuya Store, Japan. During the preview, DFace will be painting a fresh mural, transforming the face of Inokashira Dōri Ave in Tokyo. DFace will also be exhibiting in Tokyo for the first

Coverage: “IKIGAI” StreetArtNews Summer Group Exhibition, Tokyo

Last week in Japan, StreetArtNews opened its Summer Group Exhibition “IKIGAI” at Basement Ginza in Tokyo. Ikigai is a Japanese concept that means “a reason for being.” The word “Ikigai” is usually used to indicate the source of value in one’s life or the things that make one’s life worthwhile. The word translated to English

“⽣生き甲斐 – IKIGAI” StreetArtNews Summer Exhibition in Tokyo – June 21st

StreetArtNews will hold a pop-up exhibition in Tokyo showcasing brand new artworks from D*Face, ONEQ, Martin Whatson, Hua Tunan, Cloakwork and prints by Banksy. The ephemeral exhibition will be on display from the 21st of June through the 29th of June. Join us for the opening of “IKIGAI” on June 21st at 6PM at Basement

“Rainbow inc. Tower Bridge” by RoamCouch in Tokyo, Japan

After painting a piece in Hawaii, Japanese street artist Ryo Ogawa, better know as RoamCouch, wrapped up a brand new mural on the streets of Tokyo, Japan. Entitled “Rainbow inc. Tower Bridge”, this breathtaking work of art is the sequel to “Rainbow inc.”, which initially helped to earn him his reputation. It was one year

“Sync” by WHOLE9 in Tokyo for The Mural City Project

Formed in 2007, Osaka based artist unit WHOLE9 consists of two highly skilled painters.. HITCH in charge of ‘representational painting’ focuses on painting realistic images of people animals and nature, while SIMO concentrates on ‘abstract painting’ binding the two styles together creating a cohesive piece of work. W9 is heavily influenced by street art and

Take a look inside the BnA Art Hotel Koenji in Tokyo

The BnA Art Hotel is situated in the Koenji district of Tokyo, and within the cultural and creative area. the project caters for young spirits and reflects the contemporary lifestyle of the city. The team behind BnA, Yu ‘Taz’ Tazawa, Yuto Maeda, Kiego Fukugaki, and Kenji Daikoku, all live and work in Koenji, a creative district which

“Tangaliscious” by Fin DAC in Tokyo, Japan

Our friend Fin DAC has been in Tokyo the last few days working on, in his own words on “something completely different”. He left aside his “Urban Asian Girls” and spray paint for 4 days, opting to paint using standard acrylic paint and brushes a 50ft high “Kokeshi Doll” inspired piece instead. “Tangaliscious” is the

Recap: Pow! Wow! Tokyo 2015

POW! WOW!, is a gathering of contemporary artists who engage with the broader community through the process and creation of art, has recently expended to Asia with a new tour date which just happened on the streets of Tokyo in Japan.POW! WOW! Japan was centered in Tokyo with over a dozen murals being created simultaneously