Eduardo Paolozzi looks out on Leith again
Art / Russell Ian Dempster / Street Art

Eduardo Paolozzi looks out on Leith again

Following on from the impressive mural by the Blameless Collective – Leith Late have almost delivered the latest of their own ‘Mural Project’ pieces in collaboration with Fife artist, Russell Dempster, portraying famous Scot Eduardo Paolozzi. Russell’s piece represents the 3rd large scale street art mural organised by Leith Late and adds another level to Edinburgh’s modest scene (well, … Continue reading

From the East Side to the East End // Thierry Noir
Art / Exhibitions / Miscellaneous / Street Art

From the East Side to the East End // Thierry Noir

It’s astounding to think that an artist whose work has long been associated with the Berlin wall and has become an iconic worldwide symbol of the triumph and freedom, has somehow not exhibited work alone. Yet for Thierry Noir, this is unbelievably the case. The man behind those colourful characters that still line the East … Continue reading

O.Two – Phosphene Smoke // Gamma Transport Division
Art / Exhibitions / O.Two

O.Two – Phosphene Smoke // Gamma Transport Division

This weekend I dropped by Edinburgh’s Gamma Transport Division to check out the latest show from O.Two aka James Carey, Phosphene Smoke. Keeping in with the surroundings at GTD, O.Two exhibited his abstract typographic work on the frame of a classic Campagnola frame, as well as on canvas and the walls of the cafe, bicycle shop … Continue reading

Jade // Pompas de jabón, Peru
Art / Jade / Street Art

Jade // Pompas de jabón, Peru

As I’ve mentioned on several occasions in the past, there’s a distinctive quality to a lot of South American street art that I really like. I’m beginning to figure out exactly what it is that appeals to me so much. Jade Rivera is a great example of the super-talented street artists standing out among a ridiculously gifted group from the continent. … Continue reading

Whose writing’s on the wall?
Art / Street Art

Whose writing’s on the wall?

Has the passing of L.A.’s forward thinking ‘mural ordinance’ inadvertently paved the way for street art’s version of the “advertorial”? Art may no longer be a crime, but is subversion of the rules? Large scale mural art has rocketed in popularity over the last few years, incredible apartment block sized art can really blow you away. From a social … Continue reading