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The Collaboration: A Play On Warhol & Basquiat

Cande reviews The Collaboration, a play starring Paul Bettany and Kwame Kwei-Armah as Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat that aims to capture the relationship between two of the most significant figures in modern art history.

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Wild Style 40 – An Interview with Curator Carlo McCormick

UP contributor Alexandria Deters speaks with the curator of Wild Style 40 curator Carlo McCormick about the film's legacy. The Wild Style 40 exhibit is up on display at The Jeffrey Deitch Gallery through January 13, 2024

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The Story of Scrap Yard & SoHo’s Graffiti History

Documenting the 30+ years of the graff shop now known as ‘Scrap Yard,’ Elizabeth showcases the storied history of SoHo’s graffiti culture.

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UP For Debate: Artist Gregory de la Haba Agitates the Street

De la Haba shared an Instagram post on October 24th, 2023 featuring a new artwork that collages and composites six doors and entrance ways that still exist in some form around the five boroughs, all covered with years of tags, stickers, graffiti and other street detritus. As of this writing, the post has 109 comments, many of them from street artists-some quite salty, some pleasantly titillated. The debate concerns de la Haba creating a massive hi-res photographic print that blends and remixes 14 years of his own photographs of these various doors, some more iconic than others, like the door to Jean-Michel Basquiat’s famed studio at 57 Great Jones Street in Manhattan, where he died. Inciting further ire from several street artists whose work can be seen in the photo collage, is the fact that the large-scale print is actually indoors.

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Bristol Street Art History: Nick Walker

The Third Installment on UP's Bristol Series - Nick Walker. A Bristol born artist who's painted vandals across the world.

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Bristol Street Art History: Inkie

In Part 2 of Melissa Chemam's series on Bristol, she focuses on Inkie, "one of the greatest agents of the British street art scene since the late 1980s."

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Bristol Street Art History: Forty Years of Graffiti Arts – Where It All Began

As the Saatchi Gallery in London celebrates four decade of Graffiti history, Melissa Chemam retraces the history of the artists who emerged from Bristol, in this three-part series.

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NYContemporary: A Start Show Art Fair

This weekend, START Shows is back at it again, putting together another stellar line up of artists at One Art Space, with an opening reception on Friday May 19th 6-9pm. Aiming to elevate their process, this new show, 'NYContemporary' is set to be a new annual art fair.

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The Indefinable Corey Ochai

Pittsburgh-born artist Corey Ochai is more than just an artist--he's a curator, podcast producer, community advocate, and potential city councilmember in the riverside art hub of Sharpsburg. He's also one of managing editor Emma Riva's favorite people. Corey's life story is a wild ride, and as a feature for her birthday weekend, Emma wanted to share it.

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Phillips Gallery – Never Above 14 Street: A Downtown NYC Art Show

"Never Above 14 Street" at Phillips Gallery presented original works of art mostly from 1980’s but a few from 1990’s by artists Lady Pink, Seen, Crash, Futura 2000, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Mike Bidlo, Keith Haring, David Wojnarowicz, Martin Wong, David McDermott and Peter McGough, Dondi White and Linus Coraggio.

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