Preview "Concrete Alphabets" Group Exhibition 886 Geary Gallery

Preview “Concrete Alphabets” Group Exhibition 886 Geary Gallery

Zepha- Vincent Abadie Hafez Defer Niels Shoe Meulman Faust Stohead Rostarr “Every victory of the young has been a victory over words. Every victory over words has been a fresh, young victory..” Isidore Isou Concrete Alphabets is a group exhibition that brings together 6 contemporary artists working in the medium...
Preview Clemens Behr "Variety of (N)one" solo Exhibition Mirus Gallery

Preview Clemens Behr “Variety of (N)one” solo Exhibition Mirus Gallery

We have been able to witness first hand the transformation of Clemens Behr’s solo Exhibition “Variety of (N)one” at Mirus Gallery in San Francisco over the past weeks. Clemens arrived in San Francisco for a residency where he would transform the space of the Gallery into an immerse sculptural experience....
Photo Recap: Augustine Kofie ‘OFF/GRID’ at David Bloch Gallery, Marrakech

Photo Recap: Augustine Kofie ‘OFF/GRID’ at David Bloch Gallery, Marrakech

                    Kofie continues to create some of todays most important modern urban art works within our time, establishing himself as one of the most important figures to come out of the genre. With his latest exhibition OFF/GRID at David Bloch Gallery...
Preview #Amajorminority Group Exhibition at 1 AM Gallery SF

Preview #Amajorminority Group Exhibition at 1 AM Gallery SF

Basik CT Thomas Bestvina Proembrion Pener Will Barras Poesia Zmogk Hellbent Collin Van Der Sluijs Etnik Autone Okuda Aske Shie Moreno Thierry Furger Does   When I fist curated the #amajorminority exhibition at 1 am gallery we invited over 100 artists to come together and showcase a new direction in...
Recap Graffuturism 5 Year Anniversary Exhibition at 886 Geary Gallery

Recap Graffuturism 5 Year Anniversary Exhibition at 886 Geary Gallery

Sales inquiries art@886geary.com “Graffiti/Urban Art has flourished and established itself in the contemporary art scene over the past decade, yet it remains a relatively new art form in the historical sense. In 2010 Graffuturism started a blog that set out to showcase the work of fellow Graffiti/Urban Artists who were...
Interview with Carlos Mare

Interview with Carlos Mare

  GF: Can you tell us about your recent trip to Instanbul and how that experience shaped this latest body of work during the residency? Carlos Mare: I was invited along with 20 other artists to Istanbul by curator Roxane Aryal and the Pera Museum to take part in a...
Photo Recap Fillipo Minelli "Nothing to Say" at 886 Geary San Francisco

Photo Recap Fillipo Minelli “Nothing to Say” at 886 Geary San Francisco

  Silence Shapes from Filippo Minelli on Vimeo. *Update. Here is a set of installation pictures from the installation of “Nothing to Say” Filippo Minelli’s exhibition at 886 Geary Gallery which runs until Feb 7th. We open 2015 with a preview post about Filippo Minelli’s first solo exhibition in the...
Artist Feature Rubin

Artist Feature Rubin

I have been wanting to feature the work of Rubin for some time but as things remain busy it gets harder and harder for me to write in the way I would like to. Now as I finally find the time let me introduce to you the work of Rubin...
*Update Full Recap Augustine Kofie "Taking Shape" at Openspace Paris

*Update Full Recap Augustine Kofie “Taking Shape” at Openspace Paris

    *Update. Taking Shape Opened last week and we were able to get some of the opening night pictures. 2 floors of paintings and multiple installations showcased not only the paintings and work of Augustine Kofie but also brought you into the world of the artist. One specific installation...
Recap and Interview with Graphic Surgery "Contra" Solo Exhibition

Recap and Interview with Graphic Surgery “Contra” Solo Exhibition

GF: Tell us about Contra the title of the show I know you mention that it is inspired by the ‘Contra Composities’ of Theo van Doesburg. GS: We are interested in different contradictions such as positive negative, black and white, order and chaos, in and out, left and right, shape...
Mural Update Hense Detroit

Mural Update Hense Detroit

  Hense has been busy the last couple of weeks finishing a massive Mural in Detroit. The Mural was a commissioned public work for Bedrock Real Estate Services for their Madison Theater Building in downtown Detroit. The project was curated and organized by Library Street Collective Gallery. With the help...
Alberonero Artist Feature

Alberonero Artist Feature

We wanted to introduce you to the work of Italian artist Alberonero. Urban Minimalist who utilizes geometric shapes and color to create provoking insitu murals as well as studio work. We asked the artist to explain a little about his work in a statement which he provided below. GF “Square...
Recap “A Major Minority” Group Exhibition Part 3 “Geometric Influenced” at 1 AM Gallery

Recap “A Major Minority” Group Exhibition Part 3 “Geometric Influenced” at 1 AM Gallery

Christopher Derek Bruno Wais Arnaud Liard Thomas Canto BOE Swiz COL Stendec Dana Woulfe Seikon Gilbert1 SatOne Rubin Drew Tyndell Romi Etnik Poesia Graphic Surgery Petro Hellbent Pener Joker Nelio Kidghe Nawer Matt W. Moore LX One Kema Stephen Holding Mac1   So back to the Recap here in Part...
Recap "A Major Minority" Group Exhibition Part 2 "Representational Work" at 1 AM Gallery

Recap “A Major Minority” Group Exhibition Part 2 “Representational Work” at 1 AM Gallery

Bom.K Alex Becherer V3rbo Askew Tobe Thiago Toes Sepe Amandalynn Amandalynn and Mags Sainer Blo Morik Mess Jaw Bezt INO Evgeniy Dikson Drew Young Collin Van Der Sluijs Alex One Basik Poesia SPE Alexey Luka Vesod Debens Jaz   For Part 2 of our recap of “A Major Minority” at...
"A Major Minority" Recap Part 1 "Photography" at 1AM Gallery San Francisco

“A Major Minority” Recap Part 1 “Photography” at 1AM Gallery San Francisco

Clams Rockefeller Todd Mazer Silvio Magaglio Scott La Rockwell Nibor Rieluos ABCDEF   When i first set out to curate the “A Major Minority” exhibition I knew I wanted to bring a survey of not only artists who painted or were only affiliated with graffuturism, instead I wanted to open...
A Look at Graffiti’s Evolution and Progression 2011 in the Artists own words Part 2

A Look at Graffiti’s Evolution and Progression 2011 in the Artists own words Part 2

If you haven’t read “A Look at Graffiti’s Evolution and Progression 2011 in the Artists own words Part 1″ you should do so Here. As promised here is the follow up and conclusion to the topic. As our site has grown rapidly organically, so has our cooperation and input from...
A Look at Graffiti's Evolution and Progression 2011 in the Artists own words. Part 1

A Look at Graffiti’s Evolution and Progression 2011 in the Artists own words. Part 1

So, I was putting together a post and commentary about 2011, and where graffiti is headed. There are some general observations, I have seen start to see take place. You can say this whole Blog is based on some of these observations, and ideas. I first planned to write a...
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Mural Update Chazme and Otecki

Mural Update Chazme and Otecki

Here is a new Mural from Chazme and Otecki titled “Sisyphean Task” painted in Lyon France as part of the Nuits Sonores Festival. A great mixture of both artist styles as Festival season kicks off. GF Photos courtesy of the artist
Preview Bartek “Pener” Świątecki’ Solo Exhibition "Cosmogramma"

Preview Bartek “Pener” Świątecki’ Solo Exhibition “Cosmogramma”

cosmogramma from bartek Świątecki on Vimeo. Pener Opens a New Solo Exhibition this week “Cosmogramma” at Inoperable Gallery. Pener has been one of Poland’s talented emerging artists working in abstract and deconstructive style. Also being one of the pioneers of Graffuturism, collaborating with a core of Polish artists who have shaped the movement. The new...
New Saber Print Release "TOOL OF DISSENT"

New Saber Print Release “TOOL OF DISSENT”

Excited to see this Print release drop from Saber “Tool of Dissent” and will be available on his website. Below is the artist statement from the artist about the release and concept behind it. GF This serigraph was inspired by a Walt Whitman poem. Black and silver is a powerful statement on it’s own especially...
Mural Update El Tono

Mural Update El Tono

El Tono just completed this Mural installation at the Embassy of France in Cambodia. Utilizing Geometric shapes with organic elements El Tono creates a beautifully balanced composition that wraps perfectly around the concave texture of the wall. A perfect example of Minimal abstract painted insitu. GF Photos courtesy of the Artist
Mural Update Sepe and Chazme "Supilinn 15"

Mural Update Sepe and Chazme “Supilinn 15″

Sepe and Chazme got together for the Stencibility Festival in Tartu/Estonia to paint this mural titled “Supilinn 15″ a tribute to Jerzy Hryniewiecki (architect; author of Spodek in Katowice among others) and Bogusław Linke. Both the Tribute artists are Polish as are Sepe and Chazme but born in Tartu. Amazing mural from both artists collaborating...
Photo Recap Analog y Group Exhibition at 886 Geary Gallery San Francisco

Photo Recap Analog y Group Exhibition at 886 Geary Gallery San Francisco

886 Geary Opened their latest Group exhibition “Analog y” featuring familiar names within the genre of graffiti/urban art. The exhibition features artists working in representational or figurative imagery, but all dealing with the subject in different ways. Optimist installed a large installation made of momentos and paintings form his years collecting epherema and using them...
Preview Sowat solo exhibition "Ars Longa Vita Brevis"

Preview Sowat solo exhibition “Ars Longa Vita Brevis”

Sowat opens his first solo exhibition with RICHARD & LE FEUVRE Gallery from Switzerland. THe exhibition titled “Ars Longa Vita Brevis” which loosely translates to Art is Long, Life is Short. Sowat has built himself to be one of todays leading urban contemporary artists who works most comfortably in Urbex, or Urban situations but also...
Photo Recap Zoer and Velvet  "L'ETAT LIMITE" Exhibition

Photo Recap Zoer and Velvet “L’ETAT LIMITE” Exhibition

Zoer and Velvet have been collaborating together for years together on murals as well as paintings, sometimes artists are able to interact almost instinctively as one such is the case between these two. Working together they have created a substantial body of work for their latest exhibition “L’ETAT LIMITE” in Tokyo’s Kaikai Kiki’s Zingaro Galleries....
Preview Know Hope "Water Takes the Shape of its Container" at Openspace Galerie Paris

Preview Know Hope “Water Takes the Shape of its Container” at Openspace Galerie Paris

Know Hope makes his first Solo Appearance in Paris at Openspace Galerie Paris. The exhibition titled “Water Takes the Shape of its container” will feature a new body of work moving from installation, collage, assemblages and traditional drawing. Know Hope draws from all aspects of his oeuvre utilizing photographs of installations, ephemera, and natural found...
Recap Urban Art Biennale 2015

Recap Urban Art Biennale 2015

  Urban Art Biennale 2015 opening this weekend at the World Cultural Heritage Site at the Völklingen Ironworks in Germany. The second version of the Biennale which started in 2013 consisted of another impressive lineup of Urban artists from the genre. It was great to see the curator choose from so many aspects of the...
Preview Augustine Kofie 'OFF/GRID' at David Bloch Gallery, Marrakech

Preview Augustine Kofie ‘OFF/GRID’ at David Bloch Gallery, Marrakech

  MasterMix Soundtrack for ‘OFF/GRID’ @David Bloch Gallery, Marrakech by 4x4tracktor on Mixcloud Augustine Kofie has been in residence in Marrakech for his upcoming solo exhibition “OFF/GRID” since early March. The artist has been making the best of his time by establishing 2 mural interventions around town as well as working with local craftsman on...
Christopher Derek Bruno New Mural Install

Christopher Derek Bruno New Mural Install

New mural install from Christopher Derek Bruno for a private client. CDB continues to push the minimal envelope with his murals focusing on precision and effective composition. GF