Belo Horizonte is hosting its first mural festival and the third of its kind in Brazil. From July 26th to August 6th CURA – Urban Art Circuit aims to transform the landscape of BH, rescuing the trajectory of urban art in the city and recognizing its current dimension and strength in the country and in the world. Inviting five national and international artists with experience painting large-scale murals, such as Thiago Mazza and Priscila Amoni, from Belo Horizonte; the Acidum Project from Fortaleza, formed by the artists Tereza Dequinta and Robézio Marqs; and the Spanish artist Marina Capdevilla that is visiting Brazil for the first time. More info and images after the jump!
We’re proud to announce we are partnering up with the infamous Under Pressure International Graffiti Festival taking place this week in Montreal, Canada. The event will feature a ton of amazing graffiti and hip-hop related activities, but much more than that such as art shows, parties and skateboard competitions. Take a look a the event listings HERE and watch some more recap videos after the jump!
First Amendment Gallery in San Francisco presents their latest group exhibition titled “Onset”. Here is a link to the images to the pieces, the opening reception and layout that features the works of: Adele Renault, Bagger 43, Basik, Caratoes, David Ryan Jade Rivera, Jaime Molina, Joseph Martinez, Josh Grotto, Lena Gustafson,Li-Hill, Lie,Miss Van and Roan Victor. The exhibition will run until August 17th – check it out if you’re in San Francisco.
Street artist Buff Monster is currently in the UK where he wrapped up a new piece for UpFest in Bristol. His latest piece spans a few stories high and features his signature melty characters interacting with one another. Buff will also have an opening tomorrow night in London at Stolen Space gallery.
Graffiti artist Shuck2 recently completed a new mural in the United Arab Emirates for the Ajman Murals Street Art Project. The French artist worked hard under the intense sun to create one of his largest 3D piece to date. The piece reads Ajman for the festival itself combined with Shuck’s signature graffiti elements.
Athen B. Gallery is proud to present their latest exhibition of a very under the radar artist named Leighton Kelly who is based in Oakland called “All of the Things” which opened this past Saturday, July 15th. You might recognize his unique sculpture style from some of past group exhibitions at the space. More images and info after the jump!
“Nothingness more than infinite” is a new mural by MIEDO 12 presented by Contorno Urbano for the 12+1 project, Urban art in l’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona, España) MIEDO 12 is a famous graffiti writer from Valencia, Spain. He’s a member of BN, a 21 years old Italian crew. Miedo 12 began graffiti in 1998. More info and images after the jump.