Aleksei Bordusov and Vladimir Manzhos, a duo from Kiev, Ukraine who also go by their respective aliases Aec and Waone. They were the precursors of the street art movement in East European countries. Now IK are famous worldwide, street art festivals couldn’t be considered complete and well organized without a piece from IK and their well-recognized style of painting and spraying. Here some of their recent street art works:
Attention New Yorkers! You have a chanse to visit their solo exhition ‘Sacred Gravitation’ in Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York — at 529 West 20th Street — from 01.09.2015 till 02.06.2015. Don’t miss this show!
Negative utopias and forewarning images of the horrors which architecture was laying in store for us with its scientific methods for the perpetuation of existing models.
Superstudio was an architecture firm, founded in 1966 in Florence, Italy by Adolfo Natalini and Cristiano Toraldo di Francia. Superstudio was one of major part of the Radical architecture movement of the late 1960s.
Keith Haring — world famous artist and social activist from New York, he was openly gay and died of AIDS-related complications in 1990 at the age of 31.
Keith was born on May 4, 1958. He grew up in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, the oldest of four children. He started to draw right away.
After high school, he went to art school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for a year. He started making big drawings, and when he was 19, he he had his first public show.
In 1978, Keith moved to New York City to go to a different art school. He loved being in the big city. There were big museums with all kinds of art. There were many young artists working in his neighborhood. And there was a lot of energy on the street.
In New York he found his style.
“I bought a roll of oak-tag paper and cut it up and put it all over the floor and worked on this whole group of drawings. The first few were abstracts, but then these images started coming. They were humans and animals in different combinations. Then flying saucers were zapping the humans. I remember trying to figure out where this stuff came from, but I have no idea.” Continue reading →