Jan Is De Man – Skatepool Griftpark

Graffiti artist Jan Is De Man recently created a new mural installation at the Skatepool Griftpark. He designed and discussed his plans with the local skaters. Using matte non-slip paint, so the skaters don’t slide out and design elements help indicate where the turns and verticals are. Peep more the flicks after the jump!

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Retna – New Mural in Mexico City

Infamous graffiti/fine artist RETNA recently made his way out to Mexico City to crush a gigantic new mural. Invited by The Beauty Project México the LA based mural artist painted his distinct script at the Cuauhtemoc building in the Tlatelolco neighborhood on a 21 story high twin structured building.

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Bizarre Beyond Belief Magazine – Issue #23

We are back with yet another amazing edition of our online magazine, issue number 23. This publication includes image features from Skape289, Solero, “Reset” group exhibition at Athen B. Gallery, and interviews with Dan Hampe, Denial, Ruffpup Flykidd, Skor and Rafael Sliks.

Click on the image of follow this link HERE to read for free.

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Vr0n – Graffiti Embroidery

Vr0n is an embroidery artist based in Philadelphia who creates incredible embroidery work based on graffiti pieces that have been painted in the streets. Though we can find little information about the artist, her Instagram page has a solid amount of work paying tribute to the likes of Nekst, Pear and JA.

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Group Exhibition – “Reset” @ Athen B. Gallery

Athen B. Gallery is pleased to present “Reset”, a group exhibition coming to Oakland January 14th featuring the works of twelve local, national and international artists. Some of the artists in the exhibition, like Augustine Kofie, Dave Kinsey and Duncan Jago, are considered to be veterans in the urban contemporary movement.

They will be hanging alongside emerging artists like Aubrey Learner, Christie Yuri Noh and Pakayla Rae. By hand selecting a diverse array of techniques, styles, and aesthetics, we have aimed to make this our most surreal exhibition to date. We’re excited to have Smithe, Pakayla Rae, Kelly Ording, Duncan Jago, Dave Kinsey, Curiot and Augustine Kofie joining us for the first time. We couldn’t be happier to welcome back Nicolas Romero, Martina Merlini, Jean Nagai and Aubrey Learner back for another exhibition at Athen B. Gallery in Downtown Oakland.

Be sure to check out the show on Saturday, January 14th at 7pm for the opening reception of “Reset”. They gallery is conveniently located in Downtown Oakland at 1525 Webster St. just off both 12th and 19th st Bart Stations. The exhibition will be on view through February 3, 2017. To inquire about available works contact info@athenbgallery.com.

More promo images after the jump!

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