DUDLEY RUTHERFORD, “WALLS FALL DOWN” BOOK REVIEW

Posted September 11, 2014
DUDLEY RUTHERFORD, “WALLS FALL DOWN” BOOK REVIEW

“Walls Fall Down” is the fifth book written by Dudley Rutherford. Dudley covers the story of the Battle of Jericho that takes us back to the Pre-Neolithic era dated 8000 BC. Recorded in the Book of Joshua, only a chapter with twenty-seven verses, Dudley elaborately added a historic fiction or short stories to give us…

BASIK X MARTINA MERLINI, “ROOM WITH A VIEW” COLLABORATION PIECE AT VILLA MANZI

Posted August 28, 2014
BASIK X MARTINA MERLINI, “ROOM WITH A VIEW” COLLABORATION PIECE AT VILLA MANZI

“Room With A View” is a collaborative project by Italian artists Martina Merlini and Basik. Basik’s simple yet powerful style and Merlini’s heavily textured approach complement each other. Basik paints his giant hand signs side by side with Merlini’s colorful abstractions. Here, we witness a tasteful fusion of figurative and abstract sensibilities. Words by Crist…

RAPTUZ AND POESIA, “DECONSTRUCTIONS” SHOW AT NINA TORRES AND HAUSAMMANN GALLERIES MIAMI

Posted July 15, 2014
RAPTUZ AND POESIA, “DECONSTRUCTIONS” SHOW AT NINA TORRES AND HAUSAMMANN GALLERIES MIAMI

Deconstructions is a double personal exhibition of the two world wide famous graffiti writers Raptuz and Poesia, which is born with the idea of making tangible the relationships that occur in the development of their indoor practices. Organized as a collaboration between Nina Torres Fine Art Gallery and Hausammann Gallery, the exhibition will be opened…

2501, “NOMADIC EXPERIMENT: ANATOMY OF RESTLESSNESS” SHOW AT SOZE GALLERY LOS ANGELES REVIEW

Posted July 14, 2014
2501, “NOMADIC EXPERIMENT: ANATOMY OF RESTLESSNESS” SHOW AT SOZE GALLERY LOS ANGELES REVIEW

2501 has been all over the globe recently putting up massive public art and getting involved in gallery shows. Naming his latest project Nomadic Experiment, the artist draws inspiration from the many experiences and ideas he stumble upon while on his artistic campaign. Through his journeys 2501’s project continuously evolves through various notions and imageries…

BEN FROST, “KNOW YOUR PRODUCT” SHOW AT SOZE GALLERY LOS ANGELES

Posted June 7, 2014
BEN FROST, “KNOW YOUR PRODUCT” SHOW AT SOZE GALLERY LOS ANGELES

Ben Frost will be opening his latest one-man show this Saturday at SOZE Gallery in Downtown LA. Entitled “Know Your Product”, the show revolves around Frost’s subversive attitude towards the hyper consumerist culture we are nestled in so comfortably. Utilizing images of product packages he has accumulated from his travels, the artist creates mixed media…

2501, “PUBLIC PERTH” BY FORM GALLERY AUSTRALIA

Posted April 24, 2014
2501, “PUBLIC PERTH” BY FORM GALLERY AUSTRALIA

DOZE Collective’s 2501 have recently completed 2 massive murals in Australia during the Public Forms Street Art Festival. With his signature brand of abstraction made up of vibrating organic lines, 2501’s art turned the otherwise drab spaces into something magnificent. Through these murals he brought to light stories from these territories for all of us…

TELLAS X GORGO, “FROM OUTER SPACE” SILKSCREEN PRINT

Posted March 18, 2014
TELLAS X GORGO, “FROM OUTER SPACE” SILKSCREEN PRINT

Il Gorgo, an online magazine on urban art , is doing an exciting collaboration with artist Tellas. A limited series of serigraph prints featuring Tellas’ art will be made available starting March 17, 2014. Words by Crist Espiritu. Video by Tellas. Tellas has been on the forefront of brining abstraction to the streets in the…

BASIK, TABULA AUT MORTEM” AND MURIEL, “8894OG POSTER SERIES” SHOW AT AVANTGARDEN GALLERY MILAN REVIEW

Posted March 6, 2014
BASIK, TABULA AUT MORTEM” AND MURIEL, “8894OG POSTER SERIES” SHOW AT AVANTGARDEN GALLERY MILAN REVIEW

Artist Lucio “Basik” Bolognesi recently opened Tabula Aut Mortem at AvantGarden Gallery in Milano, Italy. Coinciding with this show, the gallery also launched Michele “Muriel” Peretti’s 8894OG Poster Series. As a whole, the event was a nostalgic look at the late 80’s to early 90’s skateboarding scene. Words by Crist Espiritu. Photos provided by Basik….

MEGGS, “BEAUTY IS ONLY SKIN DEEP” MURAL AT 6TH STREET AND MATEO LOS ANGELES

Posted February 28, 2014
MEGGS, “BEAUTY IS ONLY SKIN DEEP” MURAL AT 6TH STREET AND MATEO LOS ANGELES

Australian artist Meggs has just finished a mural at DTLA. Entitled “Beauty is Only Skin Deep”, the mural features layers upon layers of overlapping elements conjured by the artist. According to the artist he experimented with transparent paint to see if he can achieve effects similar to ones from screen printing process. This experimentation resulted…

BUMBLEBEELOVESYOU, “BEE YOURSELF: BUMBLEBEELOVESYOU” SHOW LOS ANGELES

Posted January 20, 2014
BUMBLEBEELOVESYOU, “BEE YOURSELF: BUMBLEBEELOVESYOU” SHOW LOS ANGELES

I first learned about Bumblebee when I did a review of a group show he was part of some time ago. I did some research on him and was really impressed with his proficiency in making public art. Besides his stenciled images, I was particularly impressed with his use of installations and sculptures in the…