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Whats On: Street Art gallery shows Nov 14th and 15th

Quite an exciting end of week for gallery related street art work.  Or is it street related gallery work.  Or perhaps Urban Art.  Who cares, good art, friendly faces and possibly some free liquid refreshments thrown in.

 

Pure Evil Department Store

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Pure Evil has long been a corner stone of Shoreditch’s street art scene.  From the murky leafs of his address book all kinds of radical international street art talent have had their first London break through the Pure Evil Gallery.  Names like Roa, Pablo Delgado, Artiste Ouvrier, Spectre and Robbo had legendary solo shows in the Pure Evil dungeon.   Always seeking the novel and bizarre, Pure Evil has decided to open what he calls a department store just a couple of doors down from his own gallery.  Expect carpets, sports equipment, cookery and a perfume counter just inside the front door …hang on a minute….no, sorry, that’s a normal department store.  Actually, the only thing to expect from Mr Evil is the un-expected.

Pure Evil Department Store

96-98 Leonard St

London EC2A 4RH

 

 

D Face One Man And His Dog,

Stolen Space Gallery

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Banksy hasn’t returned the calls from his publisher for quite a while so perhaps the most significant street art literary disclosure for many years will be DFace’s book.  They call it a monograph but I don’t know what one of those is so on account of the covers, pages, words and pictures I am sticking with “Book”.   Certainly there should be no lack of material regarding the man, his art and his contribution to the London street art scene to make this a fascinating read and we look forward to doing just that.  Hang on…isn’t Banksy’s publisher…Banksy?  So what’s his excuse then?

While there punters can also take in the work of Gregory Euclide’s “Whose Land We Laid Down & Wiped Away” show, which continues.

STOLENSPACE GALLERY
17 Osborn Street
London E1 6TD

 

 

Space Invader – Art4Space

 

On Friday Lazardes hosts the London Premiere of Space Invader’s film Art4Space.  Shoreditch Street Art Tours guests will be familiar with the work of Space Invader .   All we know thus far about the film is that the mosaic meister does somehow genuinely invade space.   It will be interesting to see if Space Invader avoids the arrest episode which accompanied his time in New York recently for a screening there.

Lazerides hosts but the film is being screened offsite at Soho House.  There are two fully screenings which we understand are likely to have been fully booked and there is rumour that a third 9pm screening has been added.   RSVP definitely required (info@lazinc.com)

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Street Art Private Views 17 October 2013

It’s London’s international art fair this week and street art related events ought to be everybody’s highlight!

Moniker Art Fair and The Other Art Fair

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In a new location in Old Truman Brewery, Moniker Art Fair celebrates it’s 4th edition buddying up with The Other Art Fair.  Expect galleries celebrating the finest urban art, Moniker’s own flagship project spaces and other highlights such as Jealous Galleary and Print Studio live screen printing with a stunning line up of artists this year.  One of the great PVs of the year and definitely invite only.  Runs till Sunday, more details HERE

Moniker Art Fair/The Other Art Fair

Old Truman Brewery

15 Hanbury St E1 6QR

 

White Canvas Project

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White Canvas Project, Oct 2012

The only way is up for this group of artists known for painting just about anything other than canvas.  Jim Vision, Wil Barras, Tizer, Zadok, Elfin, Andea Riot, Best Ever, Ed Hicks and many more,  take the White Canvas Project up on to the roof at Rockwell House, expect fantastic unconventional beauty and tremendous atmosphere.  RSVP only for the PV.  Food, drink and art  till Sunday, see flyer below.

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Rockwell House

Hewitt St

London EC2A 3NN

 

 

Street Art Private Views Thursday 10 Oct

What’s going on – Second Thursday is the new First Thursday?  So much to do this Thursday on the street art private view circuit in London.

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Inside Out – JR

JR: ACTIONS.

11th Oct 2013 to 14th Nov 2013

Top of the pops in terms of international heavyweight street artists is this opening of prints and paste ups by JR, who has been causing a stir bringing his Inside Out photo booth to London and pasting photos all over various London landmarks.  Not sure but I am guessing RSVP definitely required.

Lazarides Rathbone Gallery

11 Rathbone Place, London, W1T 1HR

 

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Free Your Mind,You Are Here – Mantis, 2009

Mantis: Epoch

Mantis is one of those great long standing but un-sung heroes of the London street art scene, you’ve probably been blown away by some piece of Mantis street art and just not realised it.  On Graffoto (the other blog I write for) I raved about Mantis’s art and installations in the Lord Napier show and I am hoping for more of something similar from the “enigmatic and elusive” Mantis.

Update – the tip is bring a few pound coins for a go on a special installation

Hoxton Gallery, 9 Kingsland Rd, E2 8AA

 

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Who shot…Jimmy C

Jimmy C – The Riot Series

Oct 11rd to 27th , 2013

This is Australian Jimmy C, impressive muralist and spraycan drippy pointalist and is not to be confused with Jimmy Cauty who does the Riot In A Jam Jar series (for those of you too young to remember The KLF, burning a million pounds etc).  Street Art shows at the Pure Evil Gallery have become a comparatively rare event and we will look forward to some impressive impressionism from Jimmy C.

Pure Evil Gallery

108 Leonard St, EC2A 4RH

 

 

Far Rockaway Grand Opening

Far Rockaway is destined to establish itself as Shoreditch’s latest extraordinary street art themed bar to be far too cool for me to hang out in (see also – just about every other Shoreditch establishment with a neon sign and no draught beer).  Far Rockaway’s distinguishing feature is the awesome quantity of street art from possibly the most eclectic group of street artists ever seen under one roof.  This will be more like a brilliant art opening than a cool bar opening.. expect crowds!  RSVP and name on a list is believed to be a requirement.

Far Rockaway

97-113 Curtain Road
London
EC2A 3BS

Have fun and remember.. buying art is a bit like spotting a future wife…most likely to occur in the dark and under the influence.

All photos: NoLionsInEngland

 

Street Art Gallery Private Views on October First Thursday

Thursday night is the big one, specially when it’s the first Thursday of the month yes?  So, if you are an artist or a gallerist and you arrange your opening private view on the first Thursday of the month you sort of hope that you aren’t just going to be lost in the noise.  So well done and big ups Aida, Shuby and Collagism for taking a punt on First Thursday and being the ONLY private view in the Shoreditch Street Art Tour diary.

Adia, Shuby and Collagism are HYSTERIA.

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Aida, Shuby, Collagism = Hysteria

We love Aida and we love Shuby and have been seeing their paste up work on the street for years, we are pretty sure we are going to love Collagism after seeing her work in the gallery tomorrow.

The Vestibule, 81 Redchurch St, London E2 7DJ

 

all photos: NoLionsInEngland

Fancy Some Art And A Free Beer Tonight?

 

It’s the middle of the month Thursday meaning it’s not First Thursday, meaning you got to work a little harder to find those Shoreditch urban art openings.  This time next month they’ll be telling you what to buy your significant other for Christmas; the month after they’ll be asking you if you’ve bought it then December it’s all pop up group shows and panic buying dashed off art at stupid prices.  Maybe this is the time to think ahead.  Shoreditch Street Art Tour likes to help you with that, on roughly a24 hours horizon, lets plan ahead.    One night at a time yeah…… this is what you should be doing tomorrow night (or tonight if you are wasting work time planning your social diary).

 

ALO and OTHERS: NOTIONS OF THE STREET

Now this is where I am going to be.  Anyone who has been on a Shoreditch Street Art Tour will have heard me say “and now…my favourite street artist”, and now, the first show by ALO that I will have been too.

Alo Street Artist art show opening

Alo Street Artist art show opening

CULTIVATE, VYNER STREET
corner of Vyner Street and Mowlem St, London, E2 9HE

 

Saki and Bitches: The Orchid and The White Foxes

I so much want this all to myself that I am thinking of telling you all the wrong date and the right location, or maybe the right date and the wrong location 😉  Don’t miss it.

Saki Bitches Street Artist art show opening

Silwex House Quaker Street London E1 6SN

 

Signal Gallery – it’s A Stick Up

Dale and Chris seem to be really busy these days.  Let me reproduce the blurb in its entirety:  “These new special edition books have customised cover artworks by the world’s most remarkable and celebrated street artists. Presented in a special screen printed box there will only be 10 by each artist available.”  ACE, Dale Grimshaw, HIN, Pablo Delgado and Paul Insect, so I guess there must bme 50 copies available if my maths AND my English are up to snuff.

A.CE Paul Insect HIN Street Artist art show opening

Signal Gallery, 32 Paul St, London EC2A 4LB

 

The London Art Book Fair 2013

“Enjoy exclusive previews of new artists’ books, catalogues, rare publications and zines from a host of international exhibitors. With screenings, conversations and talks by leading artists and authors “ it says here.  It’s never too late to learn to read.

Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7Q

 

all photos nicked from the respective galleries copious advertising.

 

 

Sept 5th First Thursday London Art Preview Mayhem

Time to plan your Thursday night’s art preview entertainment and geo-align social diaries with mates.  Dunno what geo-align means and since I just invented the word good luck to everyone else but with Fun Factory plus four events that box the compass without really actually being in Shoreditch, there is a strong case for biking it.

note: some openings may require an RSVP, a check via gallery website is recommended

 

Fun Factory – “First Thursday” is Last Thursday

Fun Factory closes this weekend for the time being so this is one last hurrah, give or take a street art pub quiz Friday evening and closing party Sunday evening!   New pieces on display.

Fun Factory

133-135 Bethnal Green Rd

London E2 7DG

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photo: Will Edgecombe

 

Meryl Donaghue  “I Thought To have Been Gone By Now…”

Stolen Space Gallery

17 Osbourne St,

London E1 6TD

Geographically most far flung though it kind of depends which way up you hold the map:

 

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“I Thought To have Been Gone By Now…”

 

Bael: “Anima”

Signal Gallery

32 Paul St

EC2A 4LB

probe your inner feminine personality or find a shock inner masculine personality, depending!

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Hannah Adamaszek: Through the minds eye

Curious Duke Gallery

207 Whitecross Street
London EC1Y 8QP

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Urban and Iconic, Group show feat Otto Schade, Max Zorn, Tank Petrol, SF80, James Bourbon, Pins, Cityzenkane, Pegasus, Zabou, Mr Cenz, Tizer One and Pins

Arch 402 Gallery

Cremer St

London E2 8HD

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photos: stolen from gallery websites and showpromo materials, except where credited.