urban art

New and Beautiful Paintings by Stephen Magsig. City Views Opens At George Billis Gallery.

new paintings by stephen magsig
above: Stephen Magsig, 68 Mercer St., Oil on linen, 30 x 24″

I’ve been a longtime fan of Stephen Magsig’s work having introduced you to his Urban Alphabet paintings and his Postcards From Detroit back in 2009. (more…)

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Urban Lace. The Softer Side of Street Art by Poland Artist NeSpoon.

NeSpoon, an artist from Warsaw, Poland works in several different mediums such as spray paint, concrete, macramé and ceramics, but almost always incorporates a lace pattern in her projects. She explains “What interests me in art is the expression of positive emotions. On the sensual level “Thoughts” are a study of delicacy.(more…)

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Artist Curtis Kulig’s Love Me For Valentine’s Day. On Clothes, Kicks, Cosmetics and Playing Cards.

Curtis Kulig's Love Me

Curtis Kulig’s Love Me, the signature of the artist, is the perfect mantra for Valentine’s Day. (more…)

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Gucci Goes Manga. The Italian Brand Collaborates With Illustrator Hirohiko Araki For Window Displays and SPUR Magazine

Gucci Manga

Italian brand Gucci’s Creative Director Frida Giannini and renowned Japanese Manga artist, Hirohiko Araki, have collaborated to create Guggi Manga: special store window displays featuring the Japanese artist’s illustrations and the Gucci 2013 Cruise Collection. An exclusive Manga (Japanese comic strip), inspired by the collection, is also featured in Japan’s SPUR Magazine. (more…)

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Incredible – and Enormous – Public Portraits by Hendrik Beikirch.

public portraits by hendrik beikirch

Murals and Public Portraits by street artist Hendrik Beikirch. Artist Hendrik Beikrich (aka ecb) is a portrait painter and a muralist 
who first worked as freelance artist in Koblenz, Germany. From 1996 through 2000 he studied art education at university of Koblenz-Landau. It was 
in 1989 that he created his first painting using a spray can
 instead of a brush and he was hooked. (more…)

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