Meggs ‘Inner Demons’

Melbourne based Meggs is having his next solo show. But this time he’s shipping a new body of work over to London, where he’ll open his show ‘Inner Demons’ with Zero Cool Gallery at a pop-up spot.

Meggs’  first UK solo exhibition ‘Inner Demons’, with ZeroCoolGallery UK, opens in London on Thursday 23rd of June.
Its a short time pop-up style exhibition at Londons Red Bull Studio space.

OPENING NIGHT THURSDAY 23 JUNE 2011, 6.30 – 9.30pm
RED BULL STUDIOS, 155 – 171 TOOLEY ST, LONDON BRIDGE, LONDON
FRI 23 – MON 27 JUNE, 10am – 5pm (11am – 4pm Sun)

Images taken from http://nb574.com/

Sneak Peek: Two One at No Vacancy

Two One is no stranger to the Melbourne art world. He is most known for his show ‘One Thousand Cans’ which he individually hand painted 1000 spraycans. A show that led him to think outside the box and look more into combining painting and sculpture.  His work is unique, detailed, colourful and houses an array of figures and characters. His next show titled “Before it fades out” is guaranteed to be an amazing body of work. We’ve even heard whispers that he has created a life size sculpture of one of his characters. You’ll have to get down to see.

No Vacancy Gallery
34 – 40 Jane Bell Lane, Melbourne, 3000

Preview Night: Wednesday 16th June 5:00pm – 6:30pm (invite only)
Opening  Night: Thursday 16th June 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Exhibition Running: 17th June – 26th June 2011

RONE – l’inconnue de la rue

This is probably one of the most exciting shows to happen in Melbourne in a while. RONE is one of the best. That’s it. When it comes to Stencils, Screenprinting, posters, stickers, RONE’s got it covered. This is his first ever solo show. Hopefully we can get down there and see it in person. More info below:

“My recent work has been focused on two styles that I love to work with: the stencilled girls I’ve become known for and the screen-printed posters reminiscent of the designs that originally inspired me to make art. ??L’inconnue de la rue is inspired by the story of L’Inconnue de la Seine, in which the body of an unknown girl was pulled out of the Seine River in Paris. Her peaceful expression added to the mystery surrounding her death.

L’inconnue de la rue (The unknown girl of the street) is my adaption of the story, in which an unknown girl deals with the death of a loved one.

Exploring the juxtaposition between the beauty of my paste-up girls and their natural deterioration on the street led me to use layered and torn billposters as my canvas. The illegibility of the destroyed billposters signifies our inability to focus and make sense of life when faced with mortality.” – RONE

Opening Friday 17th of June at Backwoods Gallery

Ears & Kirpy in Melbourne

Two big shows in Melbourne this week. Both are a must, so get down. Some info below from the Just Another Agency crew:

We weren’t kidding Folks… this week is gonna be a BIG one! With MASSIVE solo shows from two of the agency’s most dynamic artists. First up is ‘Head space’ By Ears Opening on Wednesday night followed by ‘Obsessive Compulsive’ By Kirpy on Thursday night! It doesn’t get much better than this! Check out below for info on both shows…

Opening Photos: ETCC at aMBUSH Gallery

Last Friday night was the opening of the etcc exhibition at aMBUSH Gallery. Great night had by everyone, and certainly a good concept for a group show that was received well by all. Check out the photos on the aMBUSH Gallery flickr page. (artworks below L-R: Phibs, Mini Graff, Beastman & Numskull)

Sneak Peek: BENNETT “ORANGES & LEMONS”

Bennett’s solo show “Oranges & Lemons” opens at Oh Really Gallery this Thursday May 19th, and it looks like it’s going to be a killer body of work. The man himself sent us through a few sneaky preview shots of the work he will be displaying at the show. He’s really stepped up with this latest collection of paintings, which he has poured his love of stencils, posters, and bold colours into. Check out the photos and a process video below.










BENNETT – Oranges & Lemons from Brent Quincy Buchanan on Vimeo.

Mark Whalen “Kill Pixie” animation

We love our aussie exports. And at the top of the pile is definitely Mark Whalen. He is one of the most creative, nicest and hard working artists we have had the pleasure of meeting.

If you were at his Melbourne show “White Out” you would’ve seen this animation on the floor of the gallery. He’s finally let it out into the internet for everyone’s viewing pleasure. Enjoy…

white out from Mark Whalen on Vimeo.

Keep Australia Colourful 2011

Our favourite day of the year.

On May 15, Keep Australia Beautiful is teaming up with the NSW State Government for their second ‘Graffiti Action Day’. Their aim is to mobilise volunteers all over the state to paint over as much graffiti as they can.

On the same day, we urge you to join us and take a stand on behalf of Graffiti and Street Art as valuable forms of art and culture. The government wants to ‘Keep Australia Beautiful’ by painting our streets, lanes and public spaces various shades of beige – but we want to Keep Australia Colourful! Let’s show people how great our cities could look if there were more places for artists to create pieces legally.

More details at the website and Facebook page.