Dream Until Its Your Reality: Why One NYC Artist Will Keep Writing on Sidewalks Until You Follow Your Dreams
Queens-raised artist Leviyev pens a brighter future with “Dream Until Its Your Reality” tag. Learn the story of this prolific NYC artist.
Women in Street Art: Tape Art and Graffiti Advertising
In collaboration with Basa Studio, four female street artists were tasked with painting an emotion outlined by Maybelline Berlin. Fabifa, Caro Pepe, Anne Bengard, and LaMia Michna challenged themselves to each depict a woman embracing weakness, making sure she was not mistaken to be helpless but regarded with reverence.
Listen: The Voice of Los Angeles
Listen is a Los Angeles-based street artist taking the minimalistic stencil designs that Banksy popularized in the United Kingdom and updating them for the street and surf culture of Los Angeles.
Arts in Transit at One Art Space
This past week, One Art Space hosted graffiti legends from Washington Heights, the Bronx, and Queens for a lively panel and vibrant exhibit. Read Emma Riva’s account of these graf writers’ adventures from patrolling the 207th St “Ghost Yard” to tagging airplanes at JFK.
Animals, Boarded Windows, and Colombia: The ABCs of Calicho
During one of the most intense summers of NYC, artists emerged at the forefront of the BLM Movement, among them Calicho Arevalo. Read on to find out more about Calicho’s beginnings as an artist and how he felt to be part of something bigger.
Choreographed Cause, Planned Effect – JM Rizzi at WallWorks New York
On view in the South Bronx, JM Rizzi Cause and Effect, a solo exhibition at the acclaimed gallery WallWorks New York. Bright street art assemblage works, while concurrent keeping the idealism of Abstract Expressionism in mind.
Individual Activist: Artivism at Home & Abroad
A profile on seasoned social justice figure IndividualActivist. Emma interviews IA about her activism in China and her perspectives on a changing political landscape.
“You Can Too” – TRZA – Graffiti Counter Culture in Colorado Springs
Trent Langill, aka TRZA, an artist residing in Colorado Springs, is a man with a plethora of talent when it comes to stencil design. His goal is to show youth with limited options and equipment that you can indeed get up and paint, you can do it too.
UP Magazine’s 10 Most Read Articles Of 2020
The UP Mag Staff lists some of our magazine’s most-read articles in 2020.
UP Magazine’s Favorite Articles Of 2020
The UP Mag Staff lists some of our favorite articles from 2020.