Monday, August 10, 2009

In The Headlines

Is this summer for real? I wear flannel shirts in the day time and sweatpants to bed. Dear Mother Nature, please step your game up. This is supposed to be the hottest season of the year. Even though it's been chilly, I'm still keeping busy with projects. Thanks to the New York Fashion District, I'm making blouses with African kente. I also need to build my coat rack out of skis and my skateboard headboard. Gotta squeeze it all in before vacation next week! While I hit the streets for a run, take a look through this massive pile of headlines.

Who knew rubber stamps could be so gangster? RYCA makes a mean portrait of Easy-E.

Romastreetfood interviewed URKA this past week.

Art Asylum Boston teamed up with the UK’s STATIC Collective for “Intergalatic Planetary,” a new set of prints.

Wish I hadn’t spent Saturday in class. If I’d been free, I totally would’ve checked out the Urban Art Street Festival in New London.

The Montanaro Contemporary Arts Collection proudly presents “Selections from the Dan Hopkins Collection.” Featuring pieces by Shepard Fairey, Doze Green, and Tomokazu Matsuyama, the exhibit brings a large body of work to Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Lady Pink and others speak out about women and graffiti.

The government rebuffed art students in Plymouth, England, as the city buffed their artwork.

Teens take their tagging skills to legal walls under the guidance of the TRACKS program in Claremont, Cali.

Now moms are reading about street art, too. Wild.

I’m obsessed with the SF Street art in Pixelvision and SFWeekly. Here’s this week’s update.

Brian Watson argues that street art is more than just vandalism; street pieces make you think.

“Mom and Popism,” an exhibit dedicated to local businesses and the street art that decorates them, opens this coming Saturday. If you’re in NYC, stop by from 12-4 at 210 Elizabeth Street. Thanks, Billi Kid!

Apparently, this interview will answer any question you’ve ever had about Bay Area street art.

Can anybody enlighten me about the Obama Joker posters?

Barry McGee and friends are set to shake up Rome’s art scene with “New York Minute,” a body of work from 60 Big Apple artists.

Glasgow’s Recoat Gallery celebrates its second birthday this month. Stop by and catch “Spin on This,” a collection of artwork inspired by the bicycle.

Michael De Feo is back from Hong Kong and has a new show at Toronto’s Angell Gallery. It’s open through August 29, so get on up there!

1 comment:

  1. If cold weather bothers you then Austin might be right up your alley. It's consistently been 100+ degrees for months.