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Dan Witz

Light Star Express
Posted by Gestalten—05/2013

The masterful paintings of American artist Dan Witz transform everyday subjects into intimate hyper-realistic depictions of the banalities of life, allowing us to suspend our disbelief long enough to enter the fascinating world of art. Rooted in New York's punk rebellion, culture jamming, and the scary urban blight since the early eighties, this Brooklynite is not only a painter and street artist, but also a musician in the 1980s. His works have been exhibited in galleries throughout Europe and the US. In Gestalten.tv's latest feature, Witz sheds a light on Bar Shrines, Lamps and Other Paintings of Light, his first solo exhibition at Gestalten Space in Berlin, and why he rather likes his spectacular street art to serve a conscious purpose than to merely brand an ego.

Beyond the Street

The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013

Definitive book on street art featuring 100 key figures from around the world in their own words and images.

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Urban Interventions

Personal Projects in Public Spaces
Posted by Gestalten—11/2013

The first book to document the next quantum leap in artistic work now hitting public spaces.

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Walls & Frames

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014

Cutting-edge work that is moving from the street into galleries.

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Patrick Nguyen

The Streets Are Paved With Art
Posted by Gestalten—06/2010

Namedropping where namedropping is due: Shepard Fairey, Swoon, Faile, Blu, WK Interact, Os Gemeos, Jeffrey Deitch, Jonathan LeVine, Martha Cooper, Wooster Collective, Brad Downey, Futura, Dzine and

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Shepard Fairey

Obey to the better
Posted by Gestalten—01/2011

Introducing the American artist Shepard Fairey is a bit like explaining whose portrait he famously altered for the "Hope" campaign that was widely used by Barack Obama's supporters in 2008.

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Aaron Rose

Portrait of the Artist as a Beautiful Loser
Posted by Gestalten—10/2010

Impossible to pigeonhole, the artist, curator, writer, film director, musician, and self-declared beautiful loser Aaron Rose is one of the most inspiring characters portrayed in Gestalten's Beyond

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Julius von Bismarck

Public Image Unlimited
Posted by Gestalten—03/2010

Artist Julius von Bismarck reached infamy with his spectacular mass media weapon, The Image Fulgurator, but his objects, installations and urban interventions defy snappy simplification.

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Art Trek 6

Exhibition in Antwerp
Posted by Gestalten—07/2009

The sixth edition of Art Trek will feature the artists Brecht Vandenbroucke, Brent Wadden, Ephameron, Escif, Esther Pearl Watson, Gemma Correll, Julien Kedryna, Louis Reith, Marcus Oakley, Mark Todd,

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Sister Cities

Group exhibition in Berlin
Posted by Gestalten—07/2009

This show is a group exhibition of artists from the Merry Karnowsky Los Angeles gallery combined with changing Project Room exhibitions of Berlin based artists.

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Urban Gallery Store

Exhibition and Opening in Berlin
Posted by Gestalten—07/2009

For one month the Urban Gallery Store will be open in Berlin Mitte.

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Papercraft - Julien Vallée with Bleublancrouge

Posted by Gestalten—07/2009

Papercraft is an unparalleled collection of creations crafted from paper as a material for innovative art and design. This book with DVD includes a curated selection of the best stop-motion animations.

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