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“Run Away” by D*Face in Madrid

British artist Dean Stockton, aka D*Face, recently finished working on a large new piece in the streets of Madrid.

The piece features some of D*Face’s signature imagery in form of a young winged-lady accompanied by her beau. D*Face has grabbed contemporary art scene by the throat. With his inexhaustible mind full of ideas and endless creativity, the artist manages to reinvent himself... | Read More

Artist Interview: Oli Epp

Oli Epp’s paintings circulate a number of themes to do with the tragicomic element of living in the 21st century society, dealing with the complexity of identity and anxieties living in the digital age; consumerism and consumption which leads to control and addiction, anxiety and conflict.

Last week in the midst of the Corona outbreak, I reached Oli Epp to talk about his backstory,... | Read More

“Luminessenza” by Crisa in Sardinia, Italy

Italian artist Federico Carta, also known as, Crisa just finished another work in Sardinia.

He has been inspired by dumping grounds and abandoned cities where nature awaked and took back the space. Experimenting with techniques and materials, Crisa developed a personal style of research, in which his paintings deal with degradation and environmental themes utilising the different... | Read More

April Fool Project by David Shrigley

Meet Project teamed up with English artist and illustrator David Shrigley to bring April Fool Project.

Self-branded as an outsider in the art world, Shrigley is known for making flat compositions that take on the inconsequential, the bizarre, and the disquieting elements of everyday life. Like the musings of a very wise child displaying the wit and humor of a seasoned observer of the... | Read More

A Wall For Peace in Jerusalem by Zosen

Last February, Barcelona-based artist Zosen was invited to paint in Jerusalem.  The mural is located in a public market in the industrial neighborhood of Talpiot.

Despite their playful aesthetic, Zosen’s paintings are known to speak out against the social injustices he perceives. The multi-colored, two dimensional characters, though naive at a first glance, criticize the corruption... | Read More

“Broken Wrestler” by Michael John Hunter

London based artist Michael John Hunter just finished spectacular piece entitled “Broken Wrestler”. The sculpture is based on his old scuffed up toy WWE action figure.  “As you can see the toy the sculpture is based on has a lot of wear and tear. These elements are then replicated in a larger scale for the final piece.” Michael said.

To date, his objects have... | Read More

ROA: ANNIHILATION

Roa’s latest show, ‘Annihilation’ is on now at Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne, but due to current circumstances, the exhibition is only available for viewing by appointment only. However, as a special treat for StreetArtNews fans, we have loads of pictures of the install and artworks to share with the rest of the world. Stay tuned to the SAN social media for a book review and... | Read More

FAKE’s new mural “Super Nurse” available for free download

The Amsterdam-based street artist known as FAKE has created a mural, and free downloadable print of his new piece entitled “Super Nurse”. FAKE’s intention for this project is to raise awareness, and as a thank you to all the healthcare and medical professionals risking their health currently battling COVID-19 worldwide.

FAKE explains:

Hope you are safe and... | Read More

Pelicans by Bordalo II in Lisboa, Portugal

Our friend Bordalo II just sent us some fresh images from the latest installation he completed in Lisboa, Portugal.

Commisssioned by the Associação Mutualista Montepio, and placed in the very city center, on the corner between Rua de Santa Justa and Rua de Carmo, the Portuguese artist unveiled this solid 5×5 meters piece which is entitled “Pelicans”.

As usual the 3D... | Read More

“Brothers” by Brothers of Light in Mexico City

Jerusalem based artist duo (and brothers), Gab and Elna, also known as Brothers of Light just finished their piece entitled “Brothers”. It is another billboard project created during their residency stay in Mexico City.

Growing up, they became involved in the skate scene and were exposed to the diversity of Jerusalem’s streets, which influences their iconography until... | Read More

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