Graffiti Art issue 29

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In this spring issue, we’ve put together a dossier on artivists and the relationship between commitment and the institutionalization of art, featuring Ernest Pignon-Ernest, Blu, Escif, C215 and Luzinterruptus.

The Londoner D*FaceIn an interview, our cover artist traces the evolution of his artistic approach, from his childhood dream of America and graffiti to his current reflection on pop culture. Kim Jung Gia drawing genius turned graphic performer, tells his story and his work.

Immerse yourself in the imaginary world of
Agostino Iacurci
the Italian who sees muralism as a poetic act. We then discover a portrait of the Mexican all-rounder
who continues to deconstruct our reality with his fragmented compositions.

A third interview with Frenchman
Thomas Canto
invites us into his three-dimensional universe where volume, abstraction and light intermingle. Last but not least, get lost in the thousand and one stripes and geometric shapes of
Daniel Buren
a retrospective at Bozar in Brussels.

As Steve Lazarides’ gallery celebrates its tenth anniversary, we investigated the seven-figure investment he recently received from a Qatari businessman and the fresh start it represents for this English gallery. We also take a look back at the event that marked the month of March: Blu repainting twenty years of work in Bologna, in opposition to the Banksy & Co Street Art exhibition, which in itself was enough to raise the question of the conservation of urban artworks.We also discover the
near Paris, and we share with you our visits to the exhibitions of
Cleon Peterson
exhibitions in Hong Kong,
in Milan,
Boris Tellegen
in Brussels and the “Rough Cast” group show at Colab Gallery.

Finally, our calendar of gallery and museum exhibitions will ensure you don’t miss a single event between now and summer!