Walking Through Portugal: A Street Art Stroll Through the History of Lisbon & Porto
As a follow-up to his interview with Portuguese absurdist graffiti artist Radical Playground, Noah gives UP readers a primer on why Porto and Lisbon are undiscovered gems for street art.
At WCC, A Solo Show for Monsieur le Rat
J. Scott Orr profiles the storied career of legendary French stencil artist Blek le Rat, with an exclusive interview & preview of the work for Blek’s new solo show at West Chelsea Contemporary, opening Saturday August 20th.
The Giants of Parisian Street Art
The flourishing Parisian street art scene owes a tremendous debt to the pioneering artists who paved the way. Here are just a few of the first-generation giants of French street art that made today’s scene possible.
Street Art Festival Brings Urban Art to Rural Estonian Towns
Fifteen muralists—from Estonia, Finland, Lithuania and Scotland—descended on Antsla, Estonia on June 13-18, to ensure the town is brightly colored year-round, as part of the Rural Urban Art festival that takes place in a different Estonian town each year.
Vandal and Art in Ad Places Co-Founder Caroline Caldwell on Taking Up Space
“You always learn who you are by bumping up against boundaries, and finding out where you don’t fit” is how Brooklyn-based street artist Caroline Caldwell describes her work. Learn more about this hell-raising wall painter and the things that influence her unique art.
Ashley Miah: Candy for the Culture
Jomani Danielle spoke to Ashley Miah, a native New Yorker who uses colorful cartoon characters influenced by everything from bodegas to tarot decks to preserve the pre-gentrification New York culture she loves so much.
Prime Life: High Fashion Comes to Chino Hills
When Jordan Stewart, Tim Crome, and Kyle Young started their clothing brand Prime Life in 2012, they had visions for it to be a movement from Chino Hills to the world. Ten years later, they reflect on that vision and how it’s come to fruition.