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2 Graffiti Videos too good to ignore

2 Graffiti Videos too good to ignore

Posted June 17th, 2013

Graffiti, Street Art, Videos

Originally born and raised in Germany in 1981 ”Bond TruLuv” became involved in graffiti-writing at the beginning of this millennium. Since then he has eagerly committed himself to examining new ways of composing letters and calligraphic ways of expression, as well as modes of fine… Read More

Syria

On Air: Freedom Graffiti by Tammam Azzam

On Air: Freedom Graffiti by Tammam Azzam

Posted May 10th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Featured, Graffiti, ikono, Syria

ikono is proud to present a work of Tammam Azzam’s latest series ‘The Syrian Museum’, in which the artist merges iconic faces of Western art with images of battlezones in Syria as part of our new series “Echo”. When Freedom Graffiti (2013) popped up on… Read More

Videos

WATCH: KEITH HARING – THE MESSAGE

WATCH: KEITH HARING – THE MESSAGE

Posted May 2nd, 2013

Documentaries, Featured, Graffiti, Videos

French artist and fashion designer Maripol directed a new Web documentary about her friend Keith Haring which you can watch right here. There are currently three Haring exhibitions in Paris right now, taking place at the Museé D’Art Moderne, 104, and Colette. – “Keith Haring:… Read More

Videos

PAINTWORK – Augmented Reality Graffiti

PAINTWORK – Augmented Reality Graffiti

Posted April 21st, 2013

Film, Graffiti, Street Art, Technology, Videos

New Scientist’s Arc Magazine and science fiction author Tim Maughan are proud to announce the online debut of the low budget, experimental short film Paintwork. Set in near-future Bristol – the British city known internationally for spawning Banksy – it follows augmented reality graffiti artist… Read More

USA

“Keith Haring: The Political Line” opens in Paris

“Keith Haring: The Political Line” opens in Paris

Posted April 19th, 2013

Graffiti, Politics, Shows, USA

Citizens of Humanity announces the exhibition, The Political Line — one of the most extensive Keith Haring (1958-1990) retrospectives to date at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. The Political Line will reveal the importance of Haring’s art as visual activism, highlighting… Read More

Videos

Global Street Art – Palestine, Egypt and Libya

Global Street Art – Palestine, Egypt and Libya

Posted April 6th, 2013

Arab World, Egypt, Graffiti, Libya, Palestine, Street Art, Videos

Journalist and blogger Soraya Morayef, who has covered the Egyptian revolution’s graffiti, produced new video reports about the street art of the Arab world, as part of a series for MOCAtv, the YouTube channel of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Read Soraya Morayef’s… Read More

Videos

el Seed – Master of Calligraffiti

el Seed – Master of Calligraffiti

Posted March 10th, 2013

Arab World, Calligraphy, Graffiti, Street Art, Tunisia, Videos

ikonoTv has featured el Seed early on and continues to be amazed by his work. The Jara Mosque in Gabes boasts the tallest minaret in all of Tunisia and now it is covered in el Seed’s signature calligraffiti. Exactly one year after the Jasmine revolution,… Read More

Street Art

Broken Language – José Parlá in London

Broken Language – José Parlá in London

Posted February 19th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Cuba, Graffiti, Murals, Street Art

Concrete sculptures and large-format expressionistic paintings that combine collected ephemera with layered oils and graffiti-style brushstrokes bring the streets into the gallery for José Parlá’s exhibition Broken Language at Haunch of Venison in London. In this documentary short, the New York-based, Miami-born artist mines inspiration… Read More

Politics

Artists in Egypt work in a tense atmosphere

Artists in Egypt work in a tense atmosphere

Posted February 10th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Egypt, Graffiti, Politics

The political rise of the Brotherhood and more extremist Salafis scares Egyptian artists, writers, satirists and journalists. Brotherhood leaders engulfed by political unrest and economic turmoil have not, at least at this point, shifted significant attention toward galleries and museums. Jeffrey Fleishman reports for the… Read More