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Abstract Mural by Elian Chali in Yekaterinburg, Russia – StreetArtNews

Abstract Mural by Elian Chali in Yekaterinburg, Russia – StreetArtNews

At the international street art festival STENOGRAFFIA in Yekaterinburg, Argentinian artist Elian Chali painted the wall of the university building using the signature features of his style– basic geometry, abstraction and contrasting color schemes.Elian Chali, an Argentinian author with over 10 years of street art experience, created an art object in Yekaterinburg, the capital of street art in Russia. Mural on 62 Vosmogo Marta Street...

New “Artiste” Deck by Shepard Fairey OBEY x UNO Collaboration – StreetArtNews

New “Artiste” Deck by Shepard Fairey OBEY x UNO Collaboration – StreetArtNews

Today, UNO #1 card game in the world is announcing its latest collab with contemporary artist, activist and illustrator Shepard Fairey for the release of an all new UNO deck made with sustainable materials: UNO Artiste Series: Shepard Fairey.The deck is designed hand-in-hand with UNO at Shepard’s LA studio (Studio Number One), the UNO Artiste Series: Shepard Fairey deck features new, original environmentally-themed art...

Frank Gehry’s Signature Curves Translate to Fishy Art at Gagosian – ARTnews.com

Frank Gehry’s Signature Curves Translate to Fishy Art at Gagosian – ARTnews.com

Frank Gehry says he aimed to capture the brushstroke effect of Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night in his latest building, making his tower for the Luma Foundation in Arles, France one of many examples of his corny artistic ambitions. Inklings of these are evident even in his sketches—impassioned, nearly illegible scribbles more likely to be exhibited in a museum than referenced by a contractor...

A Republican Congressman Just Introduced a Bill That Would Require the White House to Report Hunter Biden’s Art Sales

A Republican Congressman Just Introduced a Bill That Would Require the White House to Report Hunter Biden’s Art Sales

Earlier this month, the White House reportedly reached an agreement with Hunter Biden’s art dealer stipulating that all information related to the sale of the First Son’s artwork—including prices and the names of buyers—would be kept confidential.  It was said that the agreement would prevent bad actors from buying works of art as a way to curry favor with the president. But the move...

“Pulling Faces” by Fanakapan in Aberdeen, Scotland – StreetArtNews

“Pulling Faces” by Fanakapan in Aberdeen, Scotland – StreetArtNews

The Dorset-born, London-based street artist Fanakapan brought a smile to Aberdeen this week – two in fact – with his perspective-defying street art, the fifth artist to appear for Nuart Aberdeen Summer 2021.Fanakapan is the latest ‘artist in residence’ in the Granite City curated by Nuart to bring new life to its walls.With a background in prop making, Fanakapan began creating hyper realistic visuals of real life...

Sidewalk Art Festival brings artist and art lovers together

Sidewalk Art Festival brings artist and art lovers together

Photo by Adam Forsgren Dozens of artists gathered on the Idaho Falls Greenbelt this past weekend for the annual Sidewalk Art Festival. The festival, staged by the Eagle Rock Art Guild, gave artists from across the region a venue to sell their work, check out the work of their peers and draw inspiration from one another. It also demonstrated the wide range of creative...

Leilah Babirye on Reclaiming Her Queer Community – ARTnews.com

Leilah Babirye on Reclaiming Her Queer Community – ARTnews.com

Uganda-born, New York-based artist Leilah Babirye examines history and clan hierarchy in the kingdom of Buganda, a Bantu enclave within Uganda, as well as the legacy of British colonialism in her home country. Her large-scale ceramic pieces, wooden sculptures, masks, drawings, and paintings on paper—all incorporating found materials—grapple with LGBTQ history, while reclaiming the Ugandan historical narrative and cultural traditions. Faces made in ceramic...

25 Artists Sever Ties with Zabludowicz Collection over Pro-Israel Connection

25 Artists Sever Ties with Zabludowicz Collection over Pro-Israel Connection

Twenty-five artists and art workers have announced that they are disaffiliating from London’s Zabludowicz Collection, citing the contemporary art museum’s connections to the Israeli military. On July 26, the twenty-five, all of whom have either exhibited at or collaborated with the institution, sent letters to the Zabludowicz Collection and to its affiliates, including Daata Editions, Daata Fair, and Times Square Space, detailing their plan to...

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