Two Sides of Paul Richard
Paul Richard, the artist New Yorkers love for his sidewalk drip-paintings, brings his fine-art portraiture and other works to the new Street Art Suite on the 44th floor of Soho’s Dominick Hotel.
Street Art’s Infiltration of Art Basel – 2022 Recap
A roundup by UP’s J. Scott Orr of how street art has taken over Art Basel, showing collectors around the world that art isn’t just for galleries and wealthy collectors.
RedGuardian & The Making of CreativesCon
Learn about RedGuardian’s hustle & the making of the Inaugural CreativesCon. Join UP & 50+ vendors for the first convention of its kind next Saturday, December 10th from 11am-8pm at 110 W 19 St New York, NY 10011 in the Flatiron District.
Jona Nati’s Bilateral Mandellic Resonances
Jona Nati’s art incorporates “bilateral mandellic resonances,” reflecting harmony in the natural world and a deep journey through spirituality.
Q&A With Willem Wolfe
Willem Wolfe is an LA native, raised in an entertainment family with an early interest in art. With eclectic titles like “Vegan Bacon Confits” and “Ambien Palooza,” Willem’s music draws from hip-hop, electronic, and rave elements. However, he spoke to UP about his journey working with iconic street artist Shepard Fairey and his interest in visual art as well as music-making.
How Street Art Helped Tamara Annis Heal
Canadian artist Tamara Annis didn’t know much about street art until she encountered Life After Death, and realized how the community could help her grieve the loss of a close friend and further her activism for those with PTSD.
PhoebeNewYork: You’d Like Her
Now at West Chelsea Contemporary: Libby Schoettle and her alter ego PhoebeNewYork, the fashion conscience sprite whose street corner counsel has engaged and inspired a generation of New Yorkers.
eL Seed, The Master of Calligrafiti
French and Tunisian artist eL Seed started using his distinctive Arabic “calligraffiti” style on walls about twenty years ago, to spread the message of peace andHis artwork can now be found all over the world, consistently aiming at unifying communities and redressing stereotypes. He started breakdancing and graffiti-ing in the late 1990s, and wanted to mix urban arts and graffiti.