News archive: July 2013

Ashes and Diamonds: Special Launch Party for Miners' Strike Show

Thanks to all those involved in making Friday night's opening event for Darren Coffield's Ashes and Diamonds exhibition at The Outsiders Newcastle a reality, and to all those who travelled from far and wide to witness the occasion. Sorry we ... read more

Faile Take Their First Block-Style Mural To Vienna

FAILE joined a Class A roster of street artists in Vienna earlier in the summer for Cash, Cans, and Candy, hosted by Gallerist Ernst Hilger. With 800 square metres of exhibition space to play with and 40 Austrian and international artists at your ... read more

Darren Coffield Pitches In At Durham Miners' Gala

Darren Coffield's miners-strike-inspired exhibition Ashes and Diamonds was previewed at Durham Miners' Gala this past weekend. The artist himself is in our sun-drenched photos second from left, looking all southern with his shirt still on. The ... read more

Xenz Channels Victorian Botanical Drawings for new prints

Xenz's new print edition Bird and Flower Triptych is out today, and it's another lavishly hand-finished piece from the street art favourite. The artist took inspiration from early Victorian botanist John Gould, whose hand-coloured diagrams of the ... read more

If You Can't Stand The Heatwave, Get Out Of Execution Dock Studio

The Outsiders' dedicated print studio Execution Dock is firing on all cylinders, with artists visiting not just to sign their editions but to create complete print projects, start to finish. Controversial California artist Cleon Peterson swung by to ... read more

Liqen's Fruity New Mural Mandarin Chicharra in London

Liqen, unarguably one of the must-see mural artists of 2013, hit up south London recently with another fantastical street piece. Mandarin Chicharra features a homunculus creature created from fruit and insect body parts. Vibrant, virile and not quite ... read more

Cleon Peterson's There Is A War: Preview at The Outsiders London

The Outsiders London were delighted to host the very successful opening of Cleon Peterson's solo exhibition, There is a War. Thanks to everyone who made it to the preview last night. We look forward to seeing you all throughout this sunny month of ... read more

HUSH Brings The Noise With New Print And London Solo Exhibition

Over the last few years HUSH has quietly become one of the world's most sought-after urban artists. So we're screaming from the rooftops the news of our first print edition with the Newcastle star, and a solo exhibition this October at The ... read more

Vhils In Brazil: The Demolition Of Providência

In 2012 Vhils and his team went to Rio de Janeiro to spend time on a project working with the local community of Providência, one of the oldest favelas in Rio. The preparations for the 2014 World Cup have seen hundreds of homes demolished, leaving ... read more

FAILE Soar with the Angels in Vienna

Top-flight New York artists FAILE left an indelible mark on the Austrian city of Vienna this week with a spectacular new street piece. Each of the 84 square sections in the work was individually stencilled by the duo during a gruelling artistic process. ... read more

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