Monday, April 27, 2009

In The Headlines

I’m back from Berlin, hanging in London, and running on two hours of sleep. Throughout the coming week, I’ll share my photos and stories from my trip while mixing in some new contributions and interviews. Right now, enjoy the news while I go take a nap.

Sorry, Gothamist, but Illicit’s totally got you beat. We profiled Knitta before you got to it, but we still love you.

Take a look at this collection of photos from Tel Aviv.

Artist Katie Freeman uses colorful pastels to decorate her Knoxville, Tenn., neighborhood.

Is Boston's Shepard Fairey exhibit still open? Get it together, Kansas City.

Voice of America columnist Ted Landphair discusses the history of graffiti and some of its legal forms of expression.

Allen Hough professes his love for San Francisco’s Valencia Street art wall.

Graffiti in New York City’s Financial District is busting Wall Street’s chops.

Mark your calendars: if you’re in London on June 22, head to Royal Albert Hall for free admission to LOAD, its street art and graffiti exhibit.

Arizona artist in residence Nick Georgieu may show in galleries now, but his paper-based sculptures originated on the streets.

Australian journalist Lisa Perkovic explores the complexity of Melbourne’s ‘renewable galleries'.

Even The Wall Street Journal is up on its street art; Barcelona artist Sixeart discusses his career and the transition to gallery space.

The LA Times analyzes the evolution of the city’s street art and graffiti scene.

Faile put up a piece in Brooklyn last week, but some dumbass jacked it. Thanks.

Okay, nap time. I missed you all last week, so let's get back at it!

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