3 days ago

Nationally Acclaimed Graffiti Crew, The CDC​, to Host Two-Day, Pop-Up Exhibition in Fishtown This Weekend

WHERE: 1537 N. Front Street (Front and Oxford streets)

WHERE: 1537 N. Front Street (Front and Oxford streets)

    Nationally Acclaimed Graffiti Crew, The CDC​, to Host Two-Day, Pop-Up Exhibition in Fishtown This Weekend
    An INCREDIBLE two-day, pop-up exhibition honoring legendary graffiti crew, The CDC, is coming to Fishtown this weekend... Y'all will not want to miss this! Hosted by High Art Productions​, a Philly-based arts organization who specialize in pop-up art events and installations, the exhibition marks the official book release of ​Create Destroy Conquer, ​a 12 year...
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May 10

Stunning New Mural in Northern Liberties by Nile Livingston and Uriah Bussey

...You can find the mural now through the end of June at the intersection of 2nd and George streets...

    Stunning New Mural in Northern Liberties by Nile Livingston and Uriah Bussey
    An awesome new temporary mural by a pair of Philly artists has popped up in Northern Liberties, and I'm loving it! The mural was created by the mentor/mentee duo of Nile Livingston and Uriah Bussey, and commissioned by Sunkist, who sent me to check it out and has partnered with me on this blog post!...
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May 07

Glossblack Paints New Series of #PhilaUnite Murals for the Sixers

Fishtown Unite: 1321 N. Front street

West Poplar Unite: 923 North Watts avenue

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Girard Unite: 632 East Girard avenue

Point Breeze Unite: 1812 South 18th street

Kensington Unite: 2184 East Huntingdon street

West Philly Unite: 262 South 52nd street

Broad Street Unite: (Side of AOK Auto Body) 1349 Alter street

    Glossblack Paints New Series of #PhilaUnite Murals for the Sixers
    (Photo by Streets Dept Contributor Eric Dale) If you live in Philly, chances are you may have noticed a new series of neighborhood-rallying Sixers' murals that have been popping up around town. These 'Phila Unite' murals are the work of Philly-based graffiti and mural legend Glossblack, who with the help of fellow artist/muralist Evan Lovett painted his eight...
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Apr 26

NJ-Based Street Artist Pays Tribute to 9 Philly Creatives with Life-Sized Installations Around Town

–Sara McCorriston (Co-founder of Paradigm Gallery + Studio) with mask inspired by Dennis McNett (aka Wolfbat, artist,) at 2633 Poplar street in Brewerytown/Fairmount

–Conrad Benner (aka me!,) at 540 South Street in Queen Village

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–Calo Rosa (artist,) at 1033 North 3rd street in Northern Liberties

–Mike Supermodel (Owner of Jinxed Philadelphia,) at 3144 Richmond street in Port Richmond

–Jeremy Hush (artist) and Sophireaptress (designer,) at 2622 Frankford avenue in Kensington

–Yis Goodwin (aka Nosego, artist,) at 1310 South Front street in Pennsport

–Drew Leshko (artist.) 1314 Frankford avenue in Fishtown

–Robert Perry (Owner of Tattooed Mom,) at 216 North 13th street in Center City [Not yet photographed for this post, but hope to get soon!]

    NJ-Based Street Artist Pays Tribute to 9 Philly Creatives with Life-Sized Installations Around Town
    Over the last two weeks, a New Jersey-based street artist with some Philly roots has been quietly installing life-sized wheatpaste tributes to Philly creatives all around town! The artist is Sean 9 Lugo. According to his Instagram bio, Sean is an Asshole, a Brown Boy, and a Creator, in that order.
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Apr 23

YES: Kyle Confehr’s New Mural on Warehouse on Watts

Absolutely in love with this little mural by Philly-based artist Kyle Confehr outside Warehouse On Watts at Watts and Cambridge streets in North Philly… More (and bigger) murals in Philly by Kyle Confehr, please.

    YES: Kyle Confehr's New Mural on Warehouse on Watts
    (Photo by Streets Dept Contributor Eric Dale) Absolutely in love with this little mural by Philly-based artist Kyle Confehr outside Warehouse On Watts at Watts and Cambridge streets in North Philly... More (and bigger) murals in Philly by Kyle Confehr, please.
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Apr 19

Sneak Preview: Tiny Room for Elephants 2018

WHERE: The Bok Building, 1901 South 9th street

    Sneak Preview: Tiny Room for Elephants 2018
    Holy shit: If y'all aren't planning on going to Tiny Room for Elephants in Philly this weekend, what are you even doing with your life? For the last three years, Tiny Room for Elephants (aka "TRFE") has hosted an annual art and music exhibition that features the work of some of the Philadelphia area's most...
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Apr 10

Philly Now Has A Newspaper Exclusively for Men in the #MeToo Era

...now at any one of five The Philadelphia Man newspaper boxes installed around the city: 18th and Walnut streets (in Rittenhouse,) 2nd and Market streets (in Old City,) 9th street and Washington avenue...

...The Philadelphia Man newspaper boxes installed around the city: 18th and Walnut streets (in Rittenhouse,) 2nd and Market streets (in Old City,) 9th street and Washington avenue (on the Italian Market,) 39th and...

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...and Market streets (in Old City,) 9th street and Washington avenue (on the Italian Market,) 39th and Walnut streets (in University City,) and Girard avenue and Leopard street (in Fishtown...

    Philly Now Has A Newspaper Exclusively for Men in the #MeToo Era
    It's International Anti-Street Harassment Week, and Philly-based feminist street art collective Pussy Division are raising awareness of street harassment here in Philadelphia by creating and distributing a brand-new newspaper, The Philadelphia Man. The newspaper includes articles on street harassment (of course,) including one titled What Men Can Do To Stop Street Harassment, as well as a few...
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Apr 04

Legendary LA-Based Street Artist Robbie Conal Installs Anti-Trump Poster Series Around Philly

Learn more about Robbie Conal and his work here, and check out the wheatpastes he just installed around Philly here: 2nd and Poplar streets, 2nd street and Germantown avenue, Front street and Montgomery avenue.

    Legendary LA-Based Street Artist Robbie Conal Installs Anti-Trump Poster Series Around Philly
    Last night, legendary septuagenarian street artist Robbie Conal rolled through Philly to install a handful of anti-Trump wheatpaste posters around town! The wheatpaste, Hammer & Pickle, is an update of Robbie's Bully Culprit/Can't Even poster from 2015. The New York-bred, Los Angeles-based artist is currently traveling through a handful of U.S.
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Mar 26

Kool-Aid Man Aids in Center City Demolition

LOVE this new Kool-Aid Man, sorry, Kool-Hazo Man piece from Philly’s own parody street artist Kid Hazo, installed this weekend at the site of a demolition at the intersection of 9th and Locust streets in Center City!

    Kool-Aid Man Aids in Center City Demolition
    LOVE this new Kool-Aid Man, sorry, Kool-Hazo Man piece from Philly's own parody street artist Kid Hazo, installed this weekend at the site of a demolition at the intersection of 9th and Locust streets in Center City! As Hazo wrote to his Instagram about the piece, "OHHHH YEAAAA!!!
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Mar 16

Playful New Yarnbomb on Spring Garden

Awesome new yarnbomb installation yesterday by Nicole Nikolich (aka @lace_in_the_moon) at the intersection of 12th and Spring Garden streets!

    Playful New Yarnbomb on Spring Garden
    (Photos by Streets Dept Contributor Eric Dale) Awesome new yarnbomb installation yesterday by Nicole Nikolich (aka @lace_in_the_moon) at the intersection of 12th and Spring Garden streets! While this is the first yarnbomb I think I've ever seen from Nicole, I am definitely bummed that I apparently missed this "Guacward" yarnbomb that she did last summer.
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Feb 07

Saint Nick: Street Artist Pays Tribute to Nick Foles Around Philly

Nero installed a number of life-sized and miniature wheatpastes featuring St. Nick all around Center City, including the two spots in this post at Juniper and Drury streets in the Gayborhood (above) and on Sansom street between 19th and 20th streets in Rittenhouse Square (below.)

    Saint Nick: Street Artist Pays Tribute to Nick Foles Around Philly
    Absolutely LOVE these new wheatpastes that popped up around town last night by Philly-based street artist Nero. The new work pays homage to Nick Foles by making him the saint that he is (metaphorically speaking, of course) after leading the Philadelphia Eagles to our first-ever Super Bowl victory. Philly Special, and all!
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Jan 26

Artist Shira Walinsky Pays Homage to Life in South Philly with New Mural

Titled Migrating Home, artist Shira Walinsky‘s new mural at 10th and Dickinson streets, commissioned by Mural Arts Philadelphia, is a stunning homage to life in South Philadelphia. And you only need to look at it for a few seconds to see how.

    Artist Shira Walinsky Pays Homage to Life in South Philly with New Mural
    (Photos by Streets Dept Contributor Eric Dale) Titled Migrating Home, artist Shira Walinsky's new mural at 10th and Dickinson streets, commissioned by Mural Arts Philadelphia, is a stunning homage to life in South Philadelphia. And you only need to look at it for a few seconds to see how.
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Jan 18

In Trump’s First Year, Philly’s Public Spaces Transformed to Honor the Immigrant Experience

...help of the Emerson Collective and Mural Arts Philadelphia installed a temporary wheatpaste mural at 18th and Sansom streets using photo portraits of hundreds of Philadelphians who support protecting undocumented Dreamers living here...

    In Trump's First Year, Philly's Public Spaces Transformed to Honor the Immigrant Experience
    It's nearing the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration, a year that saw our president try to enact an illegal (and immoral) Muslim travel ban, threaten the status of Dreamers and people protected under DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) solely for political gain, and racistly refer to Haiti, African nations, and El Salvador as "shithole countries" in...
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Jan 16

Keep Marching: Philly Celebrates MLK with Nine Student-Painted Sculptures Around Town

Location: 7th and Arch streets

Location: 239 Arch street

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Location: Broad and Spruce streets

Location: 440 North Broad street

    Keep Marching: Philly Celebrates MLK with Nine Student-Painted Sculptures Around Town
    This post is a part of a paid partnership with Comcast* Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and over the weekend painted busts of Dr. King were installed around Philadelphia to honor his legacy and celebrate his dream. These temporary additions to Philadelphia's public art and monument landscape are a part of a community art...
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