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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 of analog painting, all of...
*Update Photo Recap Kamea Hadar and Defer "Paradise Lost" Exhibition and Murals

*Update Photo Recap Kamea Hadar and Defer “Paradise Lost” Exhibition and Murals

  *Update here is a set of pictures of the finished pieces for “Paradise Lost which is still running at 1AM Gallery SF. The artists also were able to paint 2 collaborative murals together that we included in the update.   If you are in San Francisco tonight you are going to want to see...
1XRUN and Graffuturism Presents "A Major Minority' Limited Select Print Release

1XRUN and Graffuturism Presents “A Major Minority’ Limited Select Print Release

We are happy to announce this Collaborative launch today of a series of Prints from our recent “A Major Minority” Exhibition that took place last month at 1AM Gallery. You can still see the original work and purchase here. For the Print Release you can see that Here. More information is Below. GF Location: San...
HPM Project Limited Edition Prints

HPM Project Limited Edition Prints

Fabien Castanier Gallery recently teamed up with a group of artists to create an impressive lineup of limited edition prints. The HPM Project involves artists Jon One, Defer, Risk, Speedy Graphito, Chaz Bojorquez, Rero, Tilt, and Smash 137. The hand painted multiples were introduced early this month and they are also for sale on the...
Mural Update Defer and Big Sleeps in Los Angeles

Mural Update Defer and Big Sleeps in Los Angeles

Defer and Big Sleeps painted this new mural in Los Angeles. The privately commissioned wall was painted with brush and acrylic measuring 16 by 20 feet. Defer and Big Sleeps are breaking new ground with their recent collaborative murals. Both artists are veterans of the calligraphic street styles of Los Angeles writing. Both growing up...
Video Smogtown presents "Alphabet Soup" Group exhibition Recap

Video Smogtown presents “Alphabet Soup” Group exhibition Recap

Los Angeles has a deep history with graffiti and the letter form. You could say this tradition parallels and argue predates other historical graffiti. Los Angeles letterform has a long tradition dating back the 40′s when gangs would use brushes instead of spray paint to mark their neighborhoods. Chaz Bjorquez one of the artists in...
Alex "Defer" Kizu, Mist & Smash 137 "Between The Lines" at Fabien Castanier Gallery

Alex “Defer” Kizu, Mist & Smash 137 “Between The Lines” at Fabien Castanier Gallery

We had a chance to stop by the Fabien Castanier Gallery and see the “Between the Lines” exhibition featuring new work from Alex “Defer” Kizu, Mist, and Smash 137. The international 3 man show featured wall mural installations as well as work on canvas. This was my first time seeing Mist and Smash 137′s work...
Artist Feature Alex "Defer" Kizu

Artist Feature Alex “Defer” Kizu

While we were in Hawaii for Pow Wow we got a chance to spend some time with the talented artist Alex “Defer” Kizu. Defer was in town painting a store installation as well as painting in Pow wow. Defer’s work is not something that can be defined by any one style. Moving from Placasso handstyles,...