Widewalls Editorial

Romulo Avendano - Elevation Miami-Based Artists Discuss on Self-Concept in an Exhibition

Art Exhibitions, Review |

Art is definitely one of the most powerful tools used to describe complex philosophical and sociological issues in a way everybody can understand. If several artists, dealing with the same idea come together in one exhibition, the issue receives even more...

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VITRINE Charlie Godet Thomas Installs “Cloud Study” in Bermondsey Square

Art Exhibitions |

A rather gloomy London evening saw the launch of SCULPTURE AT’s second public sculpture commission for Bermondsey Square, in south-east London. Ominous clouds gathered above the heads of a devoted crowd of art lovers determined not to let the weather get in...

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David James - Comatose, 2014-16 A New View on Art History – David James at GALLERY46

Art Exhibitions |

This week sees the opening of Civilisation, the debut solo exhibition by the British artist David James. Held at Whitechapel’s GALLERY46, the show comprises of drawings and paintings that explore the relationship between the artist’s personal experiences...

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It’s how well you bounce at Bethlem Gallery by Ed Watts A New Group Show in London Fights Prejudice with Art

Art Exhibitions, Review |

Established in 1997, the Bethlem Gallery is an art-focused platform for former and current patients of the historic Bethlem psychiatric hospital in Bromley. The gallery encourages patients to involve themselves in the positive direction of art making,...

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Boniface Maina - Mystery Within, 2016 An Exchange of Art between Kampala and Nairobi at LKBG Hamburg

Art Exhibitions |

LKB/G presents in its upcoming exhibition ART TRANSPOSITION: Kampala – Nairobi – Hamburg the work by three artists from Uganda – Denis Mubiru, Waswad and Xenson, and two artists from Kenya – Boniface Maina and Shabu Mwangi. The...

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Carl Krull - Oscillator, Photo © Henrik Haven Format Artspace presents Carl Krull’s New Body of Work at Code Art Fair

Art Print Editions |

Colors continue to invade Carl Krull‘s previously black-and-white dominated seismographic universe. It began earlier this year with a series of silk-screen prints showing multiple networks of colored lines, mixing and merging layer upon layer. Now...

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You You You by Liz Magor Liz Magor’s Debut Show in Germany Asks Important Questions on Consumerism

Art Exhibitions, Review |

According to the Cambridge dictionary, consumer society is “a society in which people often buy new goods, especially goods that they do not need, and in which a high value is placed on owning many things.” One can of course argue whether we really do not...

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Summer of Love AM DeBrincat’s Mixed Media Paintings Complicate Perception at Galleri Lohme

Art Exhibitions, Review |

New York City-based mixed media artist AM DeBrincat brings her vibrant work to Galleri Lohme in Malmö, Sweden in her solo exhibition Hello Sunshine. DeBrincat’s mixed media paintings are immediately recognizable for their signature blend of digital, black...

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The Art of Rebellion IV Top 5 Original Books of the Summer by Le Grand Jeu

Top Lists |

Le Grand Jeu is a Parisian agency and an online bookstore founded by people who share a true passion for street cultures. Recently, they have selected five books that are worth our attention, in collaboration with the French digital media Streep. Their Top 5...

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The Art of Rebellion IV Christian Hundertmark aka C100 – The Art Of Rebellion IV

Top Lists |

Since 2003, the series of books The Art of Rebellion has been an unavoidable reference in urban art. The release of this 4th part is excellent news and confirms the talent of its author, Christian Hundertmark alias C100. Taking advantage of the success of the...

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No Comment zine Utah and Ether – No Comment

Top Lists |

Utah & Ether regularly defend the judicial chronicles of the whole world and for good reason. This couple of Americans traveled incessantly for several years to paint trains of the whole world. Probation Vacation, released last year, documented their many...

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Parra - No Work Today Piet Parra – No Work Today

Top Lists |

The Dutch Pieter Janssen, better known as Parra, never stops. Graphic designer and musician, member of the pop group Le Le, for which he has made numerous videos, Parra is also an extraordinary painter, draftsman and sculptor. This catalog is from No Work...

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Lonely Planet Street Art Lonely Planet – Street Art

Top Lists |

In the age of the internet, while our smartphone connects us with our friends and apps like Urbacolors geolocate street art around us, travel guides sometimes seem to be obsolete instruments, a testimony to the appearance of the Mass tourism in the 20th...

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Sorry for Damage Done Sorry for Damage Done

Top Lists |

This book, published in conjunction with the #ViralVandals exhibition organized by Jasper van Es and Boris of The Grifters at the MU Artspace in Eindhoven this spring, was born from an idea by Vincent Wittenberg and Wladimir Manshanden. It tells with humor...

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Usain Bolt, Chicken McNuggets Diet When Bizarre Celebrity Diets Become Caravaggio-Like Photographic Still Lifes

Photography |

The cult of celebrity is alive and well today as it ever was, following up on common people’s obsessions with the events in the lives of those not-so-common. Where do they shop? Who are they friends with? What do they wear? And eat? This last thing was the...

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Cecilia Antonelli - Me Irl a fuck up Me online a Fuck Up ™ Why New Hive is Democratizing Post-Internet Art

Digital Art |

Once reserved to code wizards, the internet art scene has become more and more inclusive in the last decades with the emergence of customizable platforms, online video channels and creative editing apps. In fact, under the internet’s increasing influence on...

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Shepard Fairey How 21 Show at Shepard Fairey’s SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS Celebrated Past in the Present

Art Exhibitions, Review |

“Solitude is the most profound state, only man knows he is alone.” – Octavio Paz “They don’t have guillotines in Sicily.“ – Gabriel Garcia Marquez I feel bad entering Shepard Fairey’s gallery empty-handed. I just got a great X-Men...

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Bloop Festival 2016 Ino mural Does Censorship in Art Protect People? A Case Study on BLOOP Festival Ibiza

Graffiti & Street Art |

Censorship in the media, arts, education, religion, politics and its pretext for protection has existed in our society ever since we can remember. But, as more and more the movement for freedom of speech, rights protection, and other counterpart tendencies...

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