Niels “Shoe” Meulman’s opening his show this Saturday in SF
(photo by whudat.de)
Shepard Fairey – Vienna, Austria ‘Cash, Cans, Candy’ Summer Festival
To provide an overview of the most diverse styles, techniques and concepts of graffiti, with works by national and international artists recognized in the urban art world: this is the main purpose of the Biennial of Graffiti Fine Art, which launches its second edition, taking place in MuBE, Sao Paulo, from January 22 to February 17. The International Biennial of Graffiti Fine Art, which had its first edition in 2010, also in MuBE, presented the history of graffiti in Brazil and worldwide, their influences with different artistic movements of the twentieth century, its relevance and its manifestations in contemporary cultural and artistic, directly related to urban culture.
FAME wants to be a new point of view on the original structure of the ancient city Grottaglie (Italy).
Artists like ERICA IL LANE or BORIS HOPPEK will have the opportunity to paint the walls around the city to upgrade a few areas which are aesthetically depressed.
More information here
Spotted in Germany. Bender on the streets in Hagen, Ruhr district.
Well known for his comics, amazing graffiti and street art works, cartoonist and illustrator Phlegm currently busies himself with the artwork for his new book.
The Parisian-born artist Blek le Rat, a.k a. Xavier Prou, is often referred to as the “father” of stencilled graffiti and street art. Known for his major influence on the famous Banksy, le Rat will now have an exhibition at the Opera Gallery at 134 New Bond St., London. The show will start this month on April 27th.