Black Cat street art from Spain I eko system
Thirteen links for a Friday.
The Pirate returns to Las Vegas. CAC hosts chat with art critic David Hickey, author of Pirates and Farmers, tomorrow March 14 at The Writer's Block. 2 p.m. I Las Vegas Weekly ADD: Got conflicting information. During the evening I was told he is not coming to town this weekend. Call ahead.
Photographer Michael Light converts housing bubble into neo-land art I Las Vegas Weekly
Neon Museum first artist-in-residence is David Sachez Burr I PtD
Deadline for Cultural Corridor mural proposal is Monday I PtD
Great cause, but should art on walls funded by public art program be accessible to public? Rachel Mosley, Robert Beckmann and Sush Machida are finalists for mural at Child Haven, funded by Clark County Public Art Program. They make their presentations next week. I Las Vegas Weekly
Swedish-Portuguese street artist André Saraiva, a.k.a. Mr. Andre or Mr. A, tagged a rock in Joshua Tree National Park last month, joining the wave of jerks defacing natural resources. Even street artists are in an uproar. Mr. A is now trying to sue the publication that followed his trail I Modern Hiker I KCET
Plastic Jesus and other street artists in Los Angeles talk about their interaction with people and place. I LA Weekly
“Three Hispanic Ladies” and “Three Musicians” are mid-20th Century murals by Mary Aubrey Keating, student of the Latino mural tradition. They have been recovered and donated by her family to the University Health System’s Robert B. Green campus I My San Antonio
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Female street artist asks why there so much is being made between being an artist versus female artist. "I feel like I’m supposed to like those articles and feel empowered or something," writes Caroline Caldwell at Hyperallergic.
Ben Eine treated like street art royalty by UAE and UK for wall he painted at British Embassy I MIddle East Eye
US archaeologists discovered two ancient Egyptian tombs near Luxor with murals 3,500 years old. "Both tombs were discovered last week while the archaeologists were mapping an area of Sheik Abd Qurna, a courtyard referred to as Theban Tomb 110." I io9
Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti installs mosaic by "Invader" on International Space Station. I USA Today
ABOVE: Detail of new mural by D*Face at the Plaza Hotel.