Posts in Street Art
An Interview with the Artist and Curator Andrew Hancock at the Ace Hotel, Shoreditch

Andrew Hancock is a London-based artist and curator. I had the pleasure of interviewing him at the Ace Hotel before a tour of Shoreditch's graffiti. Looking into the the internal mechanisms of the 'art world', he's worked at Christie's, White Cube, The Royal Academy, Frieze Art Fair and Saatchi. In 2013 Andrew co-founded ARTNAKED and became Art ...

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Exclusive Coverage of the Tate Modern X Drips & Runs Collective's Street Art Collaboration, London

Drips and Runs is a London-based collective of street artists who engage with digital art by live streaming the creation of their murals. A quick browse of the social platforms of artists like Saki & Bitches, Seeds One and Himbad and it’s clear that their careers as individual street artists are booming. As they come together...

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Our Third Weekend Guide to Berlin, Germany

Start your morning at Mauerpark Flea Market and then head over to the Jewish Museum. As a result of the architecture and the curation, upon entering, you instantly face full immersion into the suffering and injustice of the Jewish population. Designed by the architect Daniel Libeskind, the concept is ‘between the lines’, which you soon sense as you step across his vertigo-inducing floor plan.

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A Second Weekend Guide to Berlin, Germany

Of course you can't miss Museum Island with the Berliner Dom and the Neue Wache Memorial, but head back to Kreuzberg to explore their concept shops. If you wander down Oranienstrasse you will eventually stumble upon this fine establishment’s subtle signage. Voo Store's entrance is unassuming given that it’s squeezed into an abandoned locksmith’s...

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Our First Weekend Guide to Berlin, Germany

The Prinzenstraße community gardens are a beautiful way to start the day. Then, the Museum of Things is the definition of quirky. It feels more like you’re exploring a flea market than a museum when you absorb the wildly eclectic selection. The focus is the Werkbund alliance of artists and industrialists who sought to modernize the aesthetic values of life in the early 20th century Germany.

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A Travel Guide to Williamsburg, Brooklyn in New York City

Despite the gradual gentrification of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, its magic is still intact. This is the notorious neighbourhood where you can indulge the wildest fantasies of the secret hipster within you.  As you emerge from the Bedford Ave. subway, there is a giant chalk circle across the corner labelled ‘kissing spot’, where you are supposed to embrace any passer by you fancy. It perfectly captures the friendly, eccentric ambience of Williamsburg. 

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A Travel Guide to both the West and East Villages of New York City.

New York's famous network of Chelsea galleries host anything from high profile blockbuster exhibitions to provocative work from intriguing newcomers. Miraculously, they are all free, so it is such a joy to be able to wander around, liberated from the restraints of crippling entry fees in the vast, converted industrial spaces, which were bought up during the initial gentrification of the area. 

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