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May 25, 2015

    Matt Feigin, President of K-Way North America and local Montrealer, took an interest in contemporary street art about two years ago when he first saw the work of Stikki Peaches. He contacted us at Station 16 to buy a piece, and his interest in contemporary street art has only grown since. He has become a small collector. He now owns pieces by Whatisadam, as well as a series by Peter Andrew & Derek Blais, purchased while at The Scope Art Fair in NYC.  Matt actually sponsored the renowned Instagram street art curators Instagrafite to join us in New York to cover Scope and the week in NYC. That visit led to a series of devoted Instagram posts called... Continue Reading →

A Global Street Art Story: EGYPT

May 12, 2015

The latest edition of A Global Street Art Story bring us to Egypt with the print No to Stripping the People by Bahia Shehab. Resulting from the past and present turmoil in Egypt, the print is representative of the street art created during the country’s recent revolution. When protests and revolts filled the streets of Cairo in 2011, Shehab began spraying images of No in the streets: no to dictators, no to violence, no to injustice. Originally a stencil painted by Shehab, No to Stripping the People symbolizes a specific instance from December 2010 in which a young woman was publicly beaten by Egyptian military in Tahrir Square. During the attack, the police disrobed half of the woman’s abaya, revealing... Continue Reading →

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