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In Conversation with Dan Witz (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

I’ve always enjoyed working in London. Next to NYC, it’s my favorite city for doing street art The light in both places is similar, a soft, post-industrial gloom that seems to suit the emotional temperature of my work. Also, when you get up close in London there’s a grit in the pores that’s exactly the same as New York’s. Since usually I’m using a NYC grate, my pieces transfer well, and feel like they belong. Continue reading

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Ronnie Wood @ Symbolic London (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Running until the 9th of October, the comprehensive retrospective features paintings, sketches, and handwritten lyrics by Ronnie Wood along with signed guitars, photographs and tons of Wood-related ephemera from his 50 years in the music industry – as a participating … Continue reading

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Jenny Holzer @ Sprueth Magers (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

With Sophisticated Devices, a solo show at Sprueth Magers’ London gallery, American artist Jenny Holzer takes a zeitgeist-y journey to the center of personal fear and paranoia with a survey of her practice which … Read my complete post at Whitehot … Continue reading

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Skullphone, London XX12 at Ivory & Black (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

There are so many levels to what I’m doing, and it is quite intellectual work … Read my complete post at Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary.

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The Royal Academy of Arts Gets a New Keeper’s House (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

With a bit of help from celebrity Stephen Fry and artist Grayson Perry, The Royal Academy of Arts in London held a press conference to announce plans to renovate its current “Friends space.” The plan behind the revamp is part … Continue reading

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ROA: Hypnagogia (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Currently one of the world’s most prolific graffiti artists, Belgian street artist ROA scales down his work but stays on theme with a solo show in London, and the release of a new book. ROA: Hypnagogia Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary … Continue reading

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Mike Ballard @ Arch 402 Gallery London (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Students of mfa degree recommend that you check out Mike Ballard’s work…. like frozen explosions or odd cultural blooms, the works (especially the collages) distort scale and mess with depth to “destabilise our sense of place.” Mike Ballard @ Arch 402 … Continue reading

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Sickboy Straddles Heaven and Earth (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Sickboy Straddles Heaven and Earth Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, December 2011 Prolific London-based street artist Sickboy opened his Celebration of Earthly Sins and Heavenly Fantasies on a muggy Thursday night in early November at east London’s catch all cool stuff megalith, … Continue reading

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Photo Series: Ai Weiwei’s Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads at Somerset House (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

What was a few months back originally scheduled as a press call to interview Ai Weiwei and an opportunity to photograph the artist with his Circle of Animals was altered to a sans artist event due to his disappearance in early April Continue reading

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Extra-ordinary @ Core Gallery (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Extraordinary @ Core Gallery Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, May 2011 “Francis Bacon meets Donnie Darko” in an exhibition exploring a “disjointed world of macabre coexistence”. That’s how Core Gallery curator, Rosalind Davis, describes Extra-Ordinary, a subversive mixed media show by three … Continue reading

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Zabludowicz Collection: Six Weeks in New York (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Zabludowicz Collection: Six Weeks in New York Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, April 2011 What do you do with six weeks access to the top floor of a skyscraper located at one of the busiest street corners in Manhattan? If … Continue reading

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Interview with The Baron: DOTS – World’s First Graffiti-Funded Movie, Burning Candy and the World (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Interview with The Baron: DOTS – World’s First Graffiti-Funded Movie, Burning Candy and the World Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, September 2010 “Truth is reached through dispute” or so says secret identity filmmaker, The Baron, who has commenced work on … Continue reading

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Ray Lowry @ Idea Generation Gallery (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Ray Lowry @ Idea Generation Gallery Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, July 2010 The exhibition is one of raw energy and of the legacy of punk rock, remembering not only Lowry and The Clash but a music industry that no … Continue reading

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Art from the New World @ The City Museum & Art Gallery (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Art from the New World @ The City Museum & Art Gallery Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, May 2010 LA came to the UK with the opening of Art from the New World, a ground-breaking group show at The City … Continue reading

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Interview: High Roller Society (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Interview: High Roller Society Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, April 2010 The name ‘High Roller Society‘ comes from the streets. It has something to do with paint rollers… as in painting on buildings, painting high with an extended roller pole … Continue reading

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Today’s Eastern Europe: Photo I, Photo You at Calvert22 (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Today’s Eastern Europe: Photo I, Photo You at Calvert22 Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, February 2010 The highlights of Photo I, Photo You are many. Among them are the randomly overlapping photo-collages of celebrated Ukrainian photographer Boris Mikhailov. Through his … Continue reading

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Patti Smith at Robert Maplethorpe: A Season in Hell (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Patti Smith at Robert Maplethorpe: A Season in Hell Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, December 2009 The evening of Tuesday the 13th of October seemed as ordinary as any other end of day here in London. Perhaps a bit nippier … Continue reading

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In the Studio with Jon Burgerman (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

In the Studio with Jon Burgerman Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, July 2009 English artist Jon Burgerman is internationally recognized for his doodling, drawing, scrawling and illustration. A fan of Jon’s fun and noodle-like character design for quite some time, … Continue reading

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Lazarides Rathbone (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Lazarides Rathbone Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, June 2009 When all the proverbial chips are proverbially down, there’s still art: massive, glorious, in-your-face art. Indeed, with the recent opening of the new flagship Lazarides gallery in London’s trendily up-market district … Continue reading

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Liminal: A Question of Position @ Rivington Place (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Liminal: A Question of Position @ Rivington Place Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, March 2009 Did you ever just want to start throwing balls at random people’s faces? Or, perhaps, share steps with a random stranger on the other side … Continue reading

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Dog Days at the Affordable Art Fair (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

Dog Days at the Affordable Art Fair Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art, March 2009 For the most part, this year’s AAF was a hit or miss affair. Lots of over-priced kitsch (dogs were an especially popular theme for much of … Continue reading

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Sickboy: Stay Free (Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art)

One more Sickboy article. Here’s a link to some more stuff I wrote about his Stay Free show. Sickboy: Stay Free Chris Osburn Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art January 2009             Not content to simply … Continue reading

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