Typoe is a street artist and a gallerist all rolled into one, with his punchy and conceptual artworks causing a stir on the Miami scene. Wonderland talks to the man himself.
WONDERLAND TV: Haas & Hahn, ‘This Is Not The End’
Not every artist wants to paint a whole block in a crime-ridden neighbourhood – but seeing as Haas&Hahn are best known for vibrantly transforming a Rio slum through their block-wide murals, they were up to the challenge. Check out our exclusive pics and video here.
EMERGING: Jel Martinez
Jel Martinez is part of a breed of street artists approaching graffiti through the prism of conceptual art. He replicates the clumsy buffing and removal techniques of council workers tasked to remove street art, and the in the process makes a meta-comment on how people perceive graffiti.
EMERGING: Lucas Price
Lucas Price was the upstart street artist whose A-Level work sold to collectors before he got clean of heroin and headed for the RCA. Before his show T.E.A.M Atlas opens at Rove Gallery, we talk to the man about his shift from the streets to the gallery and preview some shots of his work from […]
EMERGING: Ruben Ubiera
getting loan Ruben Ubiera‘s tough, tender illustrations straddles the line between graffiti and art with a grace that not many people manage – even if his signature motif is a hulky gorilla. We talk to him about found objects and repping for the Dominican Republic.
SWEET TOOF: Graffiti's sweet Olympics revenge
If you’ve been anywhere in east London, you’ll have seen Sweet Toof. Ghoulish and gleeful, his Day of the Dead-style street art has adorned walls from Hackney to Hoxton. On the eve of his solo show Sweet Revenge, Wonderland treads the thin line between life and death with the mysterious artist…
RISING: Brandon Opalka
Brandon Opalka was painting 30 foot murals by the time he was out of high school, but the rough and ready artist has been making waves at Art Basel. Wonderland talks to him about his crazy, conceptual murals.
FAFI – The Carmine Vault
French born graffiti artist Fafi’s new book “The Carmine Vault” introduces her sexy, funny, sometimes aggressive girl characters to the masses. With the likes of M.A.C. cosmetics and Adidas hankering for collaborations with her, Wonderland chatted to the France born mother, ahead of her book signing at London’s Rough Trade East on Thursday.
BROKEN FINGAZ CREW – Crazy Eye Hotel
Bold, brash and unashamedly pulpy, Broken Fingaz Crew is the first street art collective to come out of Israel. Unga and Tant from Broken Fingaz share an exclusive Wonderland look at their new work – open to the public at London’s Old Truman Brewery space from tomorrow and hosted by influential promoters NO WAY – […]
Video exclusive: STIK
Street artist Stik rose to notoriety after his recurring twig-limbed character first splashed the walls of Shoreditch, London not so long ago. He-who-refers-to-remain-unnamed took us to Brick Lane, where many of his pieces (- and, amazingly, friends he acquired in his days as a “homeless dude”) reside, and spoke to us ahead of his newest […]
A shock of kaleidoscopic shapes and colour has covered the façade of one formerly bleak corner of Kings Cross. The slick, vibrant design that wraps around two sides of the Megaro Hotel and Karpo restaurant, comprises London’s biggest-ever public mural – which launched earlier this month. Wonderland spoke to Remi Rough, one of the artists […]