If you've been following updates this week, you know that Shepard Fairey is in Sacramento for Wide Open Walls. Together with his crew they just completed a 15-story Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison mural, which is his largest mural in the state of California and his most technically ambitious mural ever.
In remembrance of Aretha Franklin the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery is installing her portrait by Milton Glaser - it will remain on display through August 22nd.
Music On Walls had the chance to discuss with Adam Hoens aka ND Local who is specialized in Hip-Hop portraits. Discover which music inspires him since he started making art of his favourites artists.
ROCK IS DEAD, the new series from internationally acclaimed Australian Pop artist Johnny Romeo, is a colourful homage to the essence of rock’n’roll.
Discover the book which accompanies the exhibition Michael Jackson On The Wall and examines an extraordinary array of leading artists – from Andy Warhol and Isa Genzken to David Hammons and Glenn Ligon - responses to an enduring international icon.
Shepard Fairey pays tribute to his favorite MC, Chuck D and his favorite hip-hop album of all time, “It Takes A Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back” by Public Enemy, for the 30th year anniversary the album coming up on June 28.
Corey Helford Gallery presents "Waxploitation Stories For Ways & Means"the companion exhibition of the children’s benefit book project of the same name: a 350 page coffee table art book with short stories written by world famous musicians such as Tom Waits, accompanied by original art by living legends such as Anthony Lister.
Dr Martens and the legendary designer Peter Saville released three styles of the 1460 8-eye boot based on Joy Division and New Order album covers.
New-York based artist Naama Tsabar adorns the spaces of the Kunsthaus Baselland with an installation comprised of three bodies of work – Transition, Works On Felt and Barricade. This grouping of works is in a constant shift between the visual and the sonic, the active and the passive.
This June 2018, Stikki Peaches presents his first solo show in Paris "Rebels With A Cause" in the Nextstreet Gallery, inspired by some of the greatest music rebel legends.
Music On Walls had the chance to speak with the Spanish based street art duo Pichiavo as they just completed a new mural in Heerlen (Netherlands) which was inspired but the Greek mythology and classical music.
Music On Walls had the chance to discuss with Isaac Pelayo as he will be presenting his new body of work on June 2nd for “VISION”, a new solo show that explores the inspiration that great music artists have on his art.
This May, two different artistic genres—street art and opera—are coming together for Seattle Opera’s Aida. Acclaimed stage director Francesca Zambello was looking to create something unique when she asked the graffiti artist RETNA to collaborate with her on a new production of Verdi’s masterpiece.
Israeli artist Naama Tsabar will be premiering her newest installation and performance "Melodies of Certain Damage" at SOLUNA Festival in Dallas. In which, sound and movement materialize as performers activate the broken landscape in a composition that is both sonic and visual.
L.A. based sculptor and recording artist Sebastien Leon creates a site-specific sound sculpture for the Soluna Festival. Inspired by the rib cage of a whale that has washed ashore, the newly commissioned work plays an altered version of Verdi’s Requiem, performed by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Jaap van Zweden.
Art New York, presented by Art Miami, returns to Pier 94 from May 3-6 offering noteworthy and fresh works by important artists from the contemporary, modern, post-war and pop eras, featuring paintings, photography, prints, drawings, design and sculpture.
During Berlin’s Gallery Weekend 2018 and for the second time since 2015, the 6.000 square meter complex of studios in Berlin – Weissensee was the site for an extensive group exhibition.
The National Portrait Gallery, London will stage Michael Jackson: On the Wall, a landmark exhibition exploring how Michael Jackson has inspired some of the leading names in contemporary art.
The ISM Hexadome is a completely new immersive audiovisual installation architecture. Within the ISM Hexadome, each artistic work opens a door into a world crafted in sonic and visual detail, demonstrating the power of spatialization for sound in connection with immersive visual works
After a 3-week residency at Urban Spree in Berlin that culminated in a solo show "Journey" in the galerie, the NYC-based visual artist Bisco Smith shares with Music On Walls his experience creating a whole new body of large scale works inspired by music and beats.
J. Cole’s studio album KOD is being released this Friday 20th April. The man behind the art cover is the 22-year-old Detroit artist Kamau Haroon, a.k.a. Sixmau.
Inspired by the "David Bowie is" exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, Spotify celebrates the life of a true icon with a special take over of the Broadway-Lafayette subway station in New York City.
During Art Cologne 18, will be presented the work of german artist Gregor Hildebrandt made of cassette tape and compression-molded records.
For its third Parisian edition, Urban Art Fair will bring together about thirty galleries from 10 different countries at the Carreau du Temple from April 12 to 15, 2018.
On the occasion of their new solo exhibition “Paper-Thin Hotel” that will premiere at downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery (CHG), Music On Walls had the chance to discuss with Dosshaus about the music that continuously influences their art.
Music On Walls had the chance to meet with Berlin based artist Anne Bengard while she was painting for the Free Urban Art Exhibition Wandelism and discovered some of her previous works were inspired by great musicians.
Brazilian street art duo’s Osgemeos first solo exhibition in Hong Kong spotlights the playful vibrancy and energy of their 25-year practice.
The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) will open RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom—a celebration of one of the most influential cultural and social movements of the last 50 years.
Biggie and Tupac multi-dimension pieces by RISK for Unsolved: The Murders Of Tupac And The Notorious B.I.G.
David Bowie is has been touring globally for the past five years and is taking its final bow at the Brooklyn Museum, providing an opportunity to view this one-of-a-kind material.