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If you have a graffiti / street art related show to publicise in London send the details to info@artofthestate.co.uk - if possible include an electronic version of the  flyer. It's always wise to check if the show is on and timings with the venue before you travel if you're coming from out of town. Most of the text on this page is taken from press releases....


ENDED - Pictures On Walls presents two shows by French artist Dran. 'My Everyday Life' opens at an as yet undisclosed central London Location (26th November) and 'I Have Chalks' opens at the POW print rooms on the 2nd December. Full details on picturesonwalls.com 'My EveryDay Life' opens 26th November

'I Have Chalks' opens 2nd December

ENDED Artswipe presents 'Remasters' - old master paintings altered, reworked or just defaced by 6' Jellybaby, Agent Provocateur, Dave Anderson, Gerry Baptist, J Boy, Cartrain, Tinsel Edwards, European Bob, Giana, Natalie Hughes, Ben Oakley, Jo Peel, Mark Perronet, Jonas Ranson, Maria Rivans, Ryca, Schnulli, Snub 23, Swifty, Michelle Thompson and Twinkle Troughton.

Available as digital prints on fine quality A2 art paper. 50 of each at £50 a print. At the Rag Factory, Heneage Street (off Brick Lane), London, E1 

2nd to 5th December 2010
ENDED Ronzo's second solo show 'Crackney's Finest' at the Stolenspace gallery. Featuring painting, collages, prints and sculpture depicting Ronzo's vision of the Borough of Crackney - a place where crack smoking squirrels and giant pizza delivering roaches run rife.   19th November to 28th November 2010
ENDED The London part of a three gallery show (also appearing in Paris and Los Angeles). Each artist has to contribute three pieces of their own choosing. Presented in London by the Pure Evil Gallery in a large space in 28 Redchurch Street, London, E2 7DP   2nd December to 31st December 2010
ENDED Mantis's first solo show 'Altered State' is showing in the familiar / unfamiliar surroundings of the Lord Napier pub in Hackney Wick, East London. Painting, sculpture, work on paper and a unique customised fruit machine. Mantis assures that 'this will be no white wall show'.

Lord Napier, 25 White Post Lane, Hackney Wick, E9, London

Preview 4-6 pm Thursday 18th November, public view 6-9pm.

Friday 19th November - appointment only then Saturday 20th November 2010

ENDED I wouldn't normally mention a street art / urban art auction but this one is a bit special. Temwa is a Bristol based organisation working with communities in Malawi on sustainable development. Auction will be held at Jaguar Shoes, Shoreditch.

Artist list: 3Dom, 45rpm, Adam Hemuss, Ben Wilson, Blood Sausage, Cheba, China Mike, David Walker, Dicy, Dora, Duncan Morris, Eelus
EPOK, FLX, Harry Cresswell, Helen Bridges, Hero 73, Inkie, Jefrow, JK47, Kiran Chahal, Lokey, Lucy Bainbridge, MKWF, Mr. Jago, Mrs. Hoodlum, Nickill, Paris, Phil Ashcroft, Rich Fairhead, RichT
SPQR, Stefan Pletz, Stencil Fellow, The Art Tart, The Toasters, Tom Hine, Will Barras, Xenz

4th December 2010
ENDED London Miles Gallery presents Duster curated by Paul Don Smith. It costs £25.00 for the seminar on the 4th - for that you get to go to a Q and A session with Duster, see the legendary Style Wars film, giveaways, refreshments, a Duster UA gift bag and you'll be making a donation to the Henry Chalfant Style Wars restoration fund. So not too shoddy then!

London Miles Gallery, Westbourne Studios, 242 Acklam Road, London, W10 5JJ

4th December 2010
ENDED 'Some Anatomies of Melancholy' - First full solo show by amazing London / Bournemouth photorealistic graffiti duo Best Ever at the Blackall Studios, 73 Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 4QS.   12th November to 20th November 2010 (preview 11th November)
ENDED Beauty in Decay is the new Urban Exploring book curated by Romany wg. Publishers Carpet Bombing Culture and the Resistance Gallery have pulled together the first major Urban Exploration exhibition - and there's the chance to get your book signed. Opens from the evening of Thursday 4th November 2010 to the end of the month
ENDED Difer.nwk. presents The Art Of Tagging - handstyles from Demos, Ensoe, Sueme, Asesr, Owen, Guts and more  at the Subway Gallery, Kiosk 1, Joe Strummer Subway, Edgware Road/Harrow Road, W2 1DX  November 4th to 27th 2010
ENDED Pictures on Walls has a new folio of works available from Paul Insect - Launch night 4th November. The folio itself is a hand printed box containing a set of A3 prints, a photographic zine and a hand made book. POW Print Rooms: 46 - 48 Commercial St. London Thursday 4th November 2010
ENDED The London Black Book launch at the Rag Factory, 16 Heneage Street, London, E1. Featuring exclusive spreads from the book, work from featured artists and a sketching lounge. Thursday 11th November 2010
ENDED Concrete Hermit presents 'When The Smoke Clears' - a solo show by Kid Acne featuring all new works and a product line including t-shirts and oil based screen prints. At 5a Club Row, Shoreditch, E1. 12th November to 27th November 2010
ENDED Pure Evil Gallery presents 'From The Ground Up' - new paintings by ATG's very own spiderman Panik.  November 12th to 28th November 2010 (Preview 11th November)
ENDED Black Rat Projects group show 'Small Acts of Resistance'  a group show with Peter Kennard, Dot Masters, Matt Small, Know Hope, Armsrock and a site specific installation by Swoon. Previews Thursday 4th November, check website for dates
ENDED Best Ever at Blackall Studios featuring all new works on wall, canvas and 3D from the duo who specialise in both photorealism and abstraction.  11th October to 20th October 2010
ENDED Word To Mother solo show 'Blind By Stardom'  at Stolen Space. ‘Blind By Stardom invites the viewer to look past the exterior or what is immediately apparent and question what is behind. Referencing popular childhood characters Word To Mother asks the viewer to question the agenda of media that is subjected to us involuntarily sculpting our values and opinions.

‘Blind by Stardom’ is a comment on society being conditioned to worship fame and celebrity status as a way to keep the masses occupied so to keep them from questioning anything. Distractions in the form of everythingfrom fluffy rendered characters to synthesised pop songs and reality television are used as a front to conceal amore sinister agenda. Nothing is as it seems, taking a cynical view of visual language we are confronted witheveryday, nothing is literal anymore
8th October 2010 to 24th October 2010
ENDED Lazarides presnts 'Hell's Half Acre' in the Old Vic Tunnels under Waterloo Station. With works by Paul Insect, Antony Micallef, Vhils and others in an epic and exciting evocation of Dante's Inferno. Pleaces must be booked on the hellshalfacre website. 12th to 17th October 2010
ENDED Adam Neate 'The Flock Paintings' - a series of 5 new paintings at the Elms Lesters painting rooms  12th to 30th October 2010
ON NOW The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry will be hosting the debut showing of Street Art: Contemporary Prints from the V&A. Prints included are from Banksy, D*Face, Eine, Shepard Fairey and many more along with new commissioned works from Pahnl, SPQR, Lucy McLauchlan, Ben Slow, AsOne and Newso. If you're planning on going be sure to check out the galleries website first as there are a whole host of very interesting street art related activities planned. The
exhibition is accompanied by a book, Street Art: Contemporary Prints by Riikka Kuittinen (V&A Publishing, 2010). 
9th October 2010 to 16th January 2011
ENDED graffitimundo is proud to present 'Buenos Aires Calling'- the first collective show of Buenos Aires street art to hit London. 

Taking place at Pure Evil gallery, the exhibition will feature leading artists from Argentina and give an insight into the Buenos Aires movement - one of the most exciting urban art scenes in the world. 
26th August to 12th September 2010
ENDED To celebrate the launch of Street Sketchbook: Journeys by Tristan Manco, Thames and Hudson are proud to present a show of sketches and artworks by all 30 artists featured in the book. Hosted at the Pictures On Walls showrooms and featuring Vhils, Basco Vazko, Tinho, T*freak, Smithe, Sago, Saner, Sam3, Roa, Run, Dran and many more. POW, 46-48 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LT  Two weeks from the 2nd October
ENDED SPQR's first London show at the Signal Gallery. 'Monochromatic Shades' features his stencil style work. 96A Curtain Road, London EC2A 3AA. 17th September to 2nd October 2010
ENDED The Muse Gallery and Portobello Film Festival are proud to present some of London's finest graffiti artists including Snug, Seize, Code, Solo, Busk, Traffick, Wreakage, Tizer and many more 8th to 26th September 2010 (check opening times)
ENDED 10 Gales group show 'Canvas' featuring Stik, Zomby, Bozo, Charlie McFarley, Solly Moose, Akit, Nathan Bowen, Damilola Odusote, Chrome & Black. At 10 Gales Gallery, Railway Arch 10, Gales Gardens, E2 0EJ. 27th August to 5th September 2010
ENDED The Architects of Graffiti featuring new works from first generation graffiti artists Pride, Fuel, Prime and Sheone curated by Part2ism at the Atom Rooms 328 Portobello Road, London W10. Watch more here. 24th September to 3rd October 2010
ENDED International Meeting of Styles 2010 -, Highbury Studios, Hornsey Street, Islington, London (nearest Tube Holloway Road). With Daze, Crome, Ders, Demo, Blam, Are, Ante, Ekto, Eska, Ebee, Epok, Yesb, Trans, Pryme, Korpz, Jasik, Izer, Inkfet, Essex Rockers, Brave, Item, Vodker, Jive, Vomit, Dead, Mac1, Shok, Estum, Sune, Smug, Replete, Dep, Sorn, Elph, Soker, Sepr, Cheo, Noir, Phorm, Tizer, Bonzai, Zadok, 3dom, Ponk, Cept, Pref, Revert, Probs, Lovepusher, Astek, Zeus, Snug, She1, 3steps, Ozone, Roket, Sebasura, Dulk, Ghetto Farceur, Vaporz, Da Mental and more.  21st August 2010
ENDED Specter solo show at the Pure Evil gallery - bringing an unique portrayal of the socially marginalised, all the way from the streets of Brooklyn, New York.  5th August (private view)  to 24th August 2010
ENDED Signal gallery presents 'Beyond Punk' - a show featuring art by various punk musicians and a few artists heavily influenced by punk. Includes Charlie Harper (UK Subs), Steve Ignorant (Crass), Youth (Killing Joke) and many more.  13th August to 21st August
ENDED 'Boy Soldiers' - a group show by Schoony. 30 different artists have customised one of Schoony's boy soldier figures. Includes Goldie, Dan Baldwin, Mau Mau, Joe Rush, Dotmasters, Carrie Reichardt, Insa, John Nolan, Fin DAC, PEN1, Grafter, Liliwenn, D*Face, Matt Small, Inkie, David Bray, BEST EVER, Nick Reynolds, Hiruka Irie, Part2ism, Slice, K-Guy. Show will run separtely at the Blackall Studios in the East and the Graffik Gallery in the West. 2nd September to 11th October 2010 - check schoony.co.uk for actual open days.
ENDED 'Rise of the Non Conformists', Whitecross Street. As well as a two day street party two dozen artists will be turning the street into a giant canvas, including Burning Candy Crew, Carrie Reichardt, Dotmasters, David Bray, Dr.d, Filthy Luker, Gavin Turk, Giles Walker, Best Ever, Dead Leg, Mysterious Al, Matt Small, Mr. E. Dawe, Paul Insect, Peter Dunne, Shepherd Fairy (OBEY), Peter Dunne, Terry Baden, Will Baras, Wreckage, Xenz and Eeelus.
More details on wxstreetparty.com
24th and 25th July 2010. Open air street exhibition on until September 5th
ENDED Graffik London presents Heavy Industry featuring the Turin's very own KNZ Clan - for three days only. 284 Portobello Road, London, W10 5TE. 6th July to 8th July 2010 (check for public opening times). 
ENDED C215 has a solo show 'Midnight Dreams' at the Signal Gallery, 96a Curtain road, London, EC2A 3AA. His intricately cut street work stencils are now enhanced through the use of far more colour than previously seen. 23rd July to 7th August 2010
ENDED Planet Patrol's summer group show with Matt Stuart, Eelus, Dran, Sal, Peter Taylor, Bom.K, Alexandros Vasmoulakis and Sonia Pang at The Gallery, Stoke Newington Library, N160JS. 9th to 8th July 2010
ENDED - Stolen Space Summer group show featuring Von, David Bray, Ronzo, Wordtomother, Paul Alexander Thornton, Mr Jago, Mysterious, Al, Miss Van, Jaybo, Gabriel Dubois, D*Face, James Alexander  Burbidge, Russell Maurice, Mudwig, Chloe Early, Lucius Beebe, Alexander Korzer Robinson, Shepard Fairey, SAN, Cyclops, Meryl Donoghue, The London Police, Rico, Kid Acne, Zosen, Jessica Harrison, Toshi, & Jeff Antebi 2nd July to 25th July 2010
ENDED 'New Tricks' - a collection of new works by One Trick Pony at the Orange Dot gallery, 54 Tavistock Place, Bloomsbury, London. There's a book and a video to support the show too. 2nd July to 30th July 2010
ENDED - 'The Modern Toss Museum of Urban Shit-Naks' featuring 'precision swearing and stylishly cak-handed drawing'. At the Maverik showroom, 68-72 Redchurch Street, London, E2 7DP.   22nd June to 4th July 2010 - Now Extended to 11th July 2010
ENDED Pure Evil has a show of new paintings entitled 'Strange Girls' at the Pure Evil Gallery, 108 Leonard Street, EC2A 4XS. 1st July to 13th July 2010
ENDED Graffik London / Sprayground present an exhibition of New York City subway maps painted by the 5 Pointz Legends - Meres, Zimad, Cortes, Ur, Jon Clue and Sue Works. 284 Portobello Road, London.  June 15th to June 17th 2010
ENDED Jef Aerosol solo show 'Girls, Girls, Girls' at the Signal Gallery, 96A Curtain Road. London EC2A 3AA. "This is a show dedicated to women, a sexy show, a sensual show...Women 's curves have always fascinated artists and I'm no exception!" 7th to 22nd May 2010
ENDED Busk, Bleach and Zadok have a joint installation / exhibition show 'Pascals Wager' at the Pure Evil Gallery Thursday 13th May until Weds 26th May
ENDED Around The Wall - a solo show on everything but canvas by Escif at Pictures on Walls, 46-48 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LT. Some of you may recognise the video teaser footage from the Banksy fim 'Exit Through The Gift Shop'.  17th April to 30th May 2010 (Sat 17th April is the only Saturday during this run that the show will be open). 
ENDED Kicks n Canvas - 21 artists  will be hand painting and customizing a pair of kicks and teaming it up with a 50x50cm piece - including Goldie, Trans1, Toaster, Insa, ATG, Dan Baldwin, Inkie and Copyright. 50 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch  9th April to 18th April 2010
ENDED The Krah presents 'Urban Art AT The Foundry' with limited edition prints from Little Art Book. Artists include The Krah (natch), Dr D, Rugman, RYCA, Teddy Baden, THE5683, Milo Tchais, Zadok and more. Foundry, 86 Great Eastern Street, London, EC2A 3JL.  26th March to the 4th April 2010
ENDED Grafik Warfare will be making their presence felt all over Camden Town as part of the Camden Crawl 2010.  A loose collective of street artists based in Brighton with friends all over the UK and beyond. Its members work in all media: paint, ink, stickers, screenprint and stencils and on surfaces including canvas, cardboard, MDF and walls. Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd May 2010
ENDED Roa solo show at the Pure Evil gallery. This should be a real highlight of the year - Roa's been kicking it all over the world during the past 12 months. From 8th April 2010
ENDED 'East Meets East' - art from the East End of London teams up with Eastern European art. Featuring Run, Busk, Blam, Nasimo and kennardphillips. At the Formans Smokehouse Gallery, Stour Road, Fish Island, Hackney Wick, E3 2NT. More details here. Opening reception Thursday 4th March 2010
ENDED 'Skulldugerrous' - a group show with Stik, Discreet, Pure Evil and many more in aid of the Bhopal Medical Appeal. At the Pure Evil gallery in Shoreditch.  5th March to 11th March 2010
ENDED To coincide with the 'Faile Bast Deluxx Fluxx Arcade' exhibition at Greek Street, Lazarides Rathbone will be showing a 10 year retrospective of Faile's work. Emerging into the New York scene in the late 90s, they've gathered a firm following over the years. Creating original imagery from an array of pop culture, their works include: prints, paintings, collage, sculpture, murals and urban interventions. 12th February 2010 - 19th March 2010
ENDED Eelus's first solo London show 'The Colour Of Space' at Blackall Studios, 73 Leonard Street, London. The show will feature a collection of 21 brand new paintings on canvas, wood and metal, a nice big mural or 2 and a retrospective look at all his print work over the last few years. 25th Feb to 6th March 2010
ENDED 'Grifters' group show at the Lazarides gallery in Rathbone Place and plenty of locations all around London's streets. Bringing 'outsiders' such as Vhils, Invader and David Choe outside once again and taking over the four floors of the gallery itself including a special reworking of the staircase by Lucy McLauchlan. 3rd December 2009 to 16th January 2010



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