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It's All About Street Art
We went live on Leake Street last weekend, heading down to London's infamous street art hotspot to check out dream team Marc Craig & Botjoy paint an epic new mural. Our videographer captured the whole thing creating a snazzy timelapse video revealing each step of the process. Watch the video for a glimpse at some art in action, and check out our blog for the full scoop.
Art in Action
Hannah Adamaszek spent the day painting one of her beautiful murals in Lambeth this week, catching a time lapse video to preserve the piece. Her approach to portraiture shines through in this piece that adds a splash of colour to Lambeth.
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Dangerous Minds @ The Underdog Gallery
We're pretty excited to see this major solo show of the dangerous duo's project ‘As We Step into Chaos’ tonight. With a private view from 6pm and exclusive invite-only after party, this is not to be missed. Head down to see their punchy Pop Art works in the flesh any time before 7th May.
Bella Vernon @ Anthropologie
Head down to Anthropologie's latest artist-in-residence, Bella Vernon will be toasting her newest venture ‘This Must Be The Place’. Head to their gallery on Kings Road to hear this London-based artist discuss reclaimed mirrors and alternative canvases.
Stella Kapezanou @ Art Bermondsey Project Space
Now in its 20th year, Xhibit is on once again at the Bermonsdey Project Space. Don't miss the incredible group show featuring works from some of the brightest students from various UAL universities. Curated by none other than Grayson Perry himself, this show is an absolute must-see, and our very own Stella Kapezanou has works on show that are well worth viewing in the flesh.
Archie Proudfoot | An Interview With Creative Review
The latest guest in Creative Review's social discovery series, Archie Proudfoot was recently interviewed by the magazine. Discover more about his awesome hand-painted sign artworks, and browse his originals on Rise Art.
Art World News
Celebrating Earth Day @ Somerset House, London
Irish artist John Gerrard has been commissioned by Channel 4 to create a powerful piece inspired by Earth Day. His piece entitled 'Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas)' is a replica of the birthplace of the modern day oil industry and will be showing on a giant LED screen outside Somerset House all day.
Christie's | The Beverly Hills Flagship, USA
Christie's have recently open a flagship exhibition in Beverly Hills featuring artworks from the likes of Andy Warhol, Basquiat, Twombly and more. With a focus on art created since the 1960s, this groundbreaking exhibition is worth an estimated $500 Million. Last minute flights to the States? Yes please.
Damien Hirst | 'Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable', Venice, Italy
Almost ten years in the making, this impressive exhibit from controversial British Artist spans the 5000 square metre gallery space of the Palasso Grazi in Venice. His first major solo show since 2004, this piece is not to be missed. It's on until December 2017, so if you're heading to Italy this summer (we may well have to...) make sure to add it to your itinerary.
A rare success of the contemporary art movement in the UK today straddling the worlds of both fine and street art, Hayden is undoubtedly a one-to-watch. Collected by celebrities and established artists internationally, his vibrant, energetic works are a new take on the iconic Pop Art movement.