Mathieu Tremblin is an artist currently living and working in Strasbourg, France. Born in Le Mans in 1980, Tremblin graduated with a degree in fine arts and is a founding member of the duo Les Frères Ripoulain (2006) and BIP (Bureau d’investigation photographique) collective (2005-2015).
‘Artist Makes Graffiti Legible By Rewriting It In Plain Text’
Twisted Sifter | July 25, 2016
The Berlin-based American artist Scott Holmquist has called for a monument to be erected in a park in the district of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg in honor of African drug dealers. And he’s even gained political support.
‘Artist Proposes Monument for Drug Dealers in Berlin’
Artnet | Henri Neuendorf | July 22, 2016
Lest we forget Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s high-profile celebrity status, anonymous Los Angeles street artist Plastic Jesus has targeted the real estate mogul and former “The Apprentice” host’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with a witty new art installation.
‘LA Street Artist Who Built Wall Around Donald Trump’s Walk of Fame Star Explains Why He Did It’
Artnet | Sarah Cascone | July 21, 2016
IN what was billed as a monthlong residency in New York City, the British street artist Banksy worked at night putting stencils on walls around the city. In the morning, he posted images online that sent fans hunting to find them before they were painted over.
‘Collecting Street Art: Have Room on Your Wall for a Wall?’
NY Times | July 8, 2016 | PAUL SULLIVAN
Strategically placed in one of the most popular tourist sites in New York, many passersby on the High Line have lined up to take pictures with a half-naked man sporting sagging Hanes underwear, who appears to lurch forward with closed eyes.
‘See the Most Bizarre Photos of Tony Matelli’s High Line Sleepwalker’
Artnet | Daniela Rios | July 8, 2016
If you were to pass a bunch of colorfully-dressed human figures crammed into a crawlspace beneath a public staircase, you might think they’re mannequins at first, with their splayed limbs and claustrophobic positioning.
‘Living Street Art: Contorted Human Bodies in Urban Spaces’
Web Urbanist | July 8, 2016 | SA Rogers
German photographer sebastian erras has uncovered a patchwork of different floors from around the world – including paris, venice and barcelona. his latest venture in collaboration withpixartprinting, brought him to london where he discovered an exciting landscape of different colors and textures, all found beneath the tip of his toes.
‘London floors: sebastian erras and pixartprinting unveil the city’s hidden treasures’
Designboom | July 6, 2016 | Hollie Smith
City art is a term that describes those artworks that are inspired by urbanity and city-related themes. City is a broad term, and when one speaks about city art, he/she has to think above the most usual concepts of the urban landscape, such as the buildings and houses.
‘FASCINATING THEMATIC WORKS OF CITY ART’
Widewalls | July 5, 2016 | Lorenzo Pereira