“THE HIJACKER OF BILLBOARDS”: French street artist OX in Cologne

He is often called “the hijacker of billboards”. French street artist OX. His latest project is a series of ten street interventions in Cologne. Conducted in the second week of April 2017, the project includes the take over of billboards in specific locations in town. Sometimes at main streets, sometimes under train bridges. Places that are normally used for street advertising. “My main goal is … Continue reading “THE HIJACKER OF BILLBOARDS”: French street artist OX in Cologne

THE ART OF FACES: People portraits by German artist Matthias Brock

The innitial idea dates back to a two years working period in Paris. Living and working there with a grant, German artist Matthias Brock discovered painting portraits. People he met on the street of the French capital. Although no one painted by the artist is a real person – Brock only uses the people as an inspiration for his large oil paintings. Taking a single trip … Continue reading THE ART OF FACES: People portraits by German artist Matthias Brock

AMERICA’S HISTORY BY THE BLUES: New Orleans Musician Spencer Bohren tracks his and the country’s past with songs

America’s history is written in Folk songs,” says Wyoming born Spencer Bohren. Like the story of “Delia.” Living around a hundred years ago, she was a gambler, the song’s lyrics reveal. “A woman you wound not want to have your son hang around with,” Bohren says.

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