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Alias Exhibition in Berlin / Amateur Magazine

November 5th, 2010 // 1 Comment // Posted by Andrea

Yesterday, I visited the vernissage of Alias , his first solo show in the west berlin gallery.
It’s always a happening to see how street art can be transfered from the streets in a small room. His work is spreaded all over berlin and always very catchy and emotional. Sometimes it is like the stencils of him find you and not the other way  round.

Since 2003 ALIAS lives in Berlin he has developed a unique street-art approach, becoming an important protagonist of this vivid urban art scene. But today he is on his way to Wendland to stop the castor transport.

But the real cause of this posting is a story behind the exhibition. I found this great magazine on the table and was really into it. It’s new on the flooded market, but they definitely have an eye for good work and artists. It’s the finest selection.

You can find the online version at ISSUU and the latest news at Amateur Magazine

Aaron Rose / Beautiful Loser Movement

October 18th, 2010 // No Comments // Posted by Andrea

Circleculture Gallery, Berlin presents “Trouble”, new works by Aaron Rose, which give very personal and direct insights into the artist’s mind. Aaron Rose is perhaps best known as a curator. With his touring show Beautiful Losers and the documentary of the same name, he brought underground artists to public attention, championing a DIY aesthetic informed by their various backgrounds as skaters, punk rock fans and graffiti writers.

Aaron Rose is a lot more of an influence than you probably ever thought. He’s responsible for the large-scale, traveling museum exhibition titled “Beautiful Losers” (there’s a book too), he’s a writer and independent curator who shows all over the world, and he was the owner/director of the highly influential Alleged Gallery in New York for 10 years.

click here  for the Interview - Some true words of him about the culture development.

shots of his current art exhibition in the circleculture gallery in Berlin:

For this show he has a particular obsession: painting on suitcases. “Suitcases from the 50s to 70s were manufactured in such interesting color palettes – these incredible mustard yellows and army greens,” he says. Rose calls the works (some of which are stuffed with surprise goodies for buyers to walk away with) “object paintings,” displaying them in the spirit of Duchamp. Art historical references aside, the show’s conceptual slant is psychological, personal even. “It’s my baggage,” says Rose. “The exhibition is going to be very much a confession, what all my problems are.”

Moniker International Art Fair

September 27th, 2010 // No Comments // Posted by Andrea

Enter The Lovely for Moniker International Art Fair by Owen McGonigle. Music by Ronin. The Moniker Art Fair will take place in London from October 14 – 17 2010. Come along to Babelgum’s pop-up cinema, where we’ll be screening ‘Beautiful Losers’, ‘Guerilla Art’ and the worldwide premiere of ‘Bomb It 2′.

Moniker Art Fair

I really like this animated film it shows how we can use our creativity and phantasy to take refuge of reality. And also sharing phantasy with each other and how to inspire the people arround us.

Drawings by Swampdonkey

July 5th, 2010 // No Comments // Posted by Andrea

The view of life from a creative guy from Oakland, CA, named Swampdonkey. He is not famous or has a good position int the creative szene or rich or has something important to say. Maybe the only thing you get is , when you translate his name -(urban language : A very ugly, usually fat girl who hangs around in bars and clubs waiting to sexually assault males who are too drunk to defend themselves.)
His work comes naturally out of his mind and lifestyle. He just loves to do his art and photography. And it is good for us that he shares his creative output with us on his flickr account. I like his stuff and take the chance to spread it. And maybe you like it too.

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