Banksy’s First Unauthorised Retrospective In London

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Banksy’s First Unauthorised Retrospective In London Street Art becoming mainstream?   This week renowned street artist Banksy’s first unauthorized exhibition will open in Sotheby’s S|2 Gallery in London, an exhibition that some people will anticipate with mixed feelings when they’ll hear about it. Really, shouldn’t street art be in the streets instead of in high-end galleries? This Banksy retrospective doesn’t, however, contain … Read More

Discovering Street Art With Your iPhone

Lydian BrunstingLondon, New York, Street ArtLeave a Comment

Geo-Street-Art-App-examples

The art forms among our favourites is an genre that’s generally free to view and accessible 24/7, no entrance fee needed. The only issue you usually might face is finding it. What we’re talking about here is street art. Whether it is the level of self-expression, the location – like La Tour 13 – or just the sensation of suddenly … Read More

The Hahn of the Fourth Plinth

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Fourth Plinth Hahn Cock by Katharina Fritsch on Trafalgar Square, London

If you’re in London the coming days, make sure to visit Trafalgar Square to see its visitor of The Fourth Plinth, the Hahn / Cock created by Katharina Fritsch. It will be the last days that it will be possible to admire the 4.72 meters high, bright blue statue that has been occupying the plinth for the last four months. … Read More

AUSTRALIA at The Royal Academy of Arts in London

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Ned Kelly - Australia at The Royal Academy in London

The Royal Academy of Art gathered up two hundred years of Australian art history, put them on boats and shipped them across the globe to London, where they are currently dominating the vast galleries of the museum. Opened this past weekend, it’s a massive and diverse collection, where scale is exactly the focal point of the interest: both in regards … Read More

Alternative London Street Art Workshops

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Alternative London Street Art Workshops

Street Art. Yes, it’s something we at Art Weekenders hold close to our artsy hearts. We simply believe that there are few other elements of artistic expressions that can feel more contemporary, more part of the every-day life. It’s there, right in front of us, showing a slice of the society we live in. Street art of the highest quality is … Read More