Our world wide selection of art entitled 'On The Streets'returns this week headlined by a new mural by DALeast. The quickly painted amazingly intricate mural is executed in the artist' s signature 3D technique and is located in East London.
A large packing case suspended from the gallery ceiling throws out images on a loop of David Cameron. His face replaced with the indices of the stock markets juxtaposed with scenes from the London riots. In the short time its been up it seems to have already created quite an impression with passers by and local residents.
Entitled Blue Murder, the exhibition investigates social decline and conservative ideologies that exist in contemporary society. By utilizing deprived materials such as newsprint, charcoal and ink, the artists have ripped away at layers to reveal the 'destruction of the welfare state'.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of one of the most iconic trainer styles - the Nike Air Max. As part of their celebrations to mark the occasion, Nike commissioned various London artists to interpret some classic Air Max styles and the results now form part of a 'Nike Air Max Reinvent' exhibition...
The Internet was recently abuzz with news of London-based street artist Ben Eine's team-up with Virgin Atlantic to create a 'Gallery in the Air' at 35,000 ft, an exhibition of specially commissioned work by the street artist.
This week I was at the launch of The Shafik Gabr Foundation's 'East-West: The Art of Dialogue', a new charitable initiative to encourage and stimulate dialogue between the East and West at the Dorchester Hotel in London.
Dance has proven to be a fantastic engagement tool for girls and young women who often begin a life-long pursuit which brings them both fitness and pleasure.
What has become apparent during the past few weeks is that the cause of Old Flo is resonating with people across the spectrum. For many she is a direct part of their childhood, for others she is a legacy for future generations, for some of us she is a symbol of artistic value.
From slogans shouted by t-shirts of the '80s to multicolour screen-prints, the quality of t-shirt art varies wildly, but one particular sector of the art community embraces t-shirt art more than any other - street art.
I've been thinking a bit about publishing lately, and the difference between those published and those passed down through word of mouth and the sheer...
It seems like we're losing a lot of our heroes of late. From giants of contemporary music like Donna Summer, and MCA, to the inventor of the Raleigh Chopper bicycle - Alan Oakley.
Graffiti isn't supposed to be branding, but the artists who climb fences and often work illegally at night each have their own unique name and their own way of presenting it - just like any brand. They have an iconic aspiration.
Street art is often political and satirical but is it ever personal? Banksy is known for his illusive identity but other London street artists use art to express their identities. Three of them have spoken to the Huffington Post about the intimate experiences that inspired their work...
When your original motivation for picking up a spray can is about breaking away from convention and sharing - be it on the side of a bus or in a dimly-lit subway - the traditional model of giving up half of your earnings to an agent and gallery owner seems a little out of date.