LA: Save The Date – “Street Art Saved My Life”

Posted by The G on May 17, 2011 under Street Art | Comments are off for this article

Photo by G.  Art by Sweet Toof.

I Toof New York

I Toof New York by Sweet Toof

Los Angeles.  Mark your calendar for an event you will not want to miss.

On August 12, 2011 at C.A.V.E. Gallery (located at 1108 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice CA 90291), Brooklyn Street Art are presenting an exhibit entitled “Street Art Saved My Life:  39 New York Stories.”  The exhibit will feature 39 of New York’s most influential street artists.  The lineup includes:  Anthony Lister, Avoid, Broken Crow, C215, Cake, Chris Stain, Clown Soldier, Creepy, Dan Witz, El Sol 25, Ema, Faile, Futura, Gaia, Gilf!, Hargo, Hellbent, How & Nosm, Imminent Disaster, Indigo, Judith Supine, Kid Acne, Know Hope, Ludo, Mark Carvalho, Miss Bugs, Nick Walker, NohJColey, Over Under, Radical!, Rene Gagnon, Skewville, Specter, Sweet Toof, Swoon, Tip Toe, Troy Lovegate AKA Other, Various & Gould, and White Cocoa.

Don’t miss it!

M.A.N.Y. and Vandalog Present “Up Close And Personal”

Posted by The G on May 14, 2011 under Artsy Fartsy, Street Art | Comments are off for this article

Photos by G.  Various Artists.

Up Close and Personal

Up Close and Personal. Presented by M.A.N.Y. and Vandalog

New York!  You have one more day to check out a very unique art show.  M.A.N.Y. (Murals Around New York) and the street art site Vandalog have put on a four day only pop up show – in an apartment!  The show is entitled “Up Close and Personal” and you can get up close and personal with the works of some of the hottest street artists in the world.  The show features Aiko, Chris Stain, Clown Soldier, Don Leicht, Edible Genius, Elbowtoe, Gaia, How & Nosm, Jessica Angel, John Fekner, Know Hope, Logan Hicks, Mike Ballard, OverUnder, R. Robot, Radical, Retna, Skewville, Tristan Eaton, Troy Lovegates aka Other and White Cocoa.



Up Close and Personal opens May 12th from 7-9pm. It will also be open from 7-9pm on the 13th; noon-9pm and noon-7pm on the 14th and 15th respectively.   The show is taking place at 217 West 106th Street, Apartment 1A, in New York– Between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues.  I’ve been a big fan of Vandalog for a while and it was really cool to have a chance to speak with RJ Rushmore who runs the site.  As you can expect, he is an encyclopedia of street art and was more than happy to chat with me about our mutual love for the genre.



The show closes on May 15, 2011, so you only have one more day to check it out. 

See some works by Elbow Toe as well as a photo of RJ Rushmore  of Vandalog after the jump.

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