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  • “Combining Form,” Dashon Aubrey’s First Solo Exhibition, Is Happening Now

    “Combining Form,” Dashon Aubrey’s First Solo Exhibition, Is Happening Now

    “Combining Form,” Dashon Aubrey’s First Solo Exhibition, Is Happening Now Fine artist Dashon Aubrey is holding his first solo exhibition at The Yards Collective in Rochester, New York. The show, titled “Combining  Form,” is running now until October 11th. Aubrey tells us how much this solo exhibition means to him, stating that “it feels like […]

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  • READ: “What is Peace?” by Ladon Alex

    READ: “What is Peace?” by Ladon Alex

    READ: “What is Peace” by Ladon Alex Ladon Alex, shot by Dioni Rodriguez for Downtown 500. The following piece was written by artist Ladon Alex for Downtown 500. “What is peace? I don’t really know. At least, I couldn’t tell you. I could show you, though. Show you how my eyes glaze over when this […]

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  • Artist Sarahlaine Calva Helps Install Shepard Fairey’s New Civil Rights Mural

    Artist Sarahlaine Calva Helps Install Shepard Fairey’s New Civil Rights Mural

    Artist Sarahlaine Calva Helps Install Shepard Fairey’s New Civil Rights Mural Calva working on the mural’s application. Photograph by Joshua Steadman (@steadyfilm). Last week, visual artist Sarahlaine Calva, who we interviewed back in May, helped install a mural by Shepard Fairey in downtown Raleigh. Fairey, better known as OBEY GIANT, created the mural in response […]

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  • RED BULL ARTS LAUNCHES MICROGRANT PROGRAM, GIVING OUT $1,000 GRANTS

    RED BULL ARTS LAUNCHES MICROGRANT PROGRAM, GIVING OUT $1,000 GRANTS

    RED BULL ARTS LAUNCHES MICROGRANT PROGRAM, GIVING OUT $1,000 GRANTS Red Bull Arts is looking for artists to recieve grants for direct funding as a part of their expanded “Microgrant Program.” The program, which is usually exclusive to Detroit, has been expanded nationally “in response to the current socio-political climate” (Red Bull Arts). They will […]

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  • A Letter from Anthony Sims Pt. 2

    A Letter from Anthony Sims Pt. 2

    A Letter From Anthony Sims Pt. 2 Last year, Anthony Sims shared a letter through our site that highlighted his experiences as an artist during that time. Today, he returns with a follow-up letter that details what he has accomplished since then. “Measure your own success by the insight and wisdom your failure brings you.”  […]

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  • Kodone Teams Up With Half-Evil for “KODON333” Collection

    Kodone Teams Up With Half-Evil for “KODON333” Collection

    Kodone Teams Up With Half-Evil for “KODON333” Collection Hot new clothing brand Half-Evil has recruited artist Kodone for their latest collection. The “KODON333” collection will be available tomorrow July 18th on Half-Evil’s website at 3:30pm central time. The drop will include graphic tees, hoodies, plush toys, rugs, blankets, and prints all designed in collaboration with […]

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  • Song Premiere: “Tinto De Verano” by Noah Fence

    Song Premiere: “Tinto De Verano” by Noah Fence

    Song Premiere: “Tinto De Verano” by Noah Fence Photograph by Santi Costa Peuser. Graphics by Adam Yarsinsky. Today we are happy to premiere a new song by new music duo Noah Fence. Composed of Pablo Narea and Vera Kurnev, Noah Fence’s sound is “founded on Pablo’s tropical and classic rock-inspired guitar riffs and Vera’s jazzy […]

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  • A Letter From A. Sims

    A Letter From A. Sims

    A. Sims at a magazine release party. “Artist A. Sims reached out to me recently in hopes of sharing the story of his life over the last couple months on our website. After hearing what he had gone through, I wholeheartedly agreed to share his story here. This story will inspire all struggling artists to […]

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