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Untl 27 Feb: Cut It Out! (Berlin)

Cut It Out

Exhibition period: January 31st until February 27th, 2015.

Production Office
Bülowstraße 97
10738 Berlin-Schöneberg, Germany

Opening Hours
Monday-Friday 10.00 -18.00

An international group show dedicated to the art of the stencil.
Curated by Olly Walker and Henrik Haven.

With this exhibition we are not only showcasing the work of some of the best artists and exciting new emerging artists that choose to work with this technique, but also the tools of the trade, a bit of history, live action on walls, streets and cars to offer a glimpse insight the world of stencil art.

For Online sales and artist information please visit: www.cut-it-out-stencil.eu

For further Information please contact
Olly Walker at e-mail: olly@ollystudio.co.uk
and Henrik Haven at e-mail: henrik.haven@outlook.com

New Photos on the Stencil Archive

Jimi Nepper (PA)Shadows will not stop spring from coming! For now, have a few photos of stencil art with the changing climate.

Thanks to all the folks who continue to support and submit to the Stencil Archive!

<< Cow stencil/photo: Jimi Nepper (PA)

>NEW< Jimi Nepper (PA)

>NEW< Dede (IL)

>NEW< i <3 street art (Vancouver)

John Koleszar (AZ)

Eclair (SF, CA)

Scott Williams (SF, CA)

Jeremy Novy (sometimes SF, CA)

Jef Aerosol (FR)

NYC (just one)

The Mission District

Valencia Street (just one)

Lyft drops some ads

Stop Littering!

Haight St. (just one)

5 Feb: Democracia real ya! (London)

Democracia Real Ya!
Thu 5 February - Sat 28 February
FREE / Mezzanine Gallery 

35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA


Democracia real ya!’, meaning ‘real democracy now!’, is an exciting exhibition of street art by Rosario Martínez Llaguno and Roberto Vega Jiménez, members of the Mexican art collective Lapiztola Stencil, based in Oaxaca. This collective was formed following teachers’ strikes in Oaxaca in 2006 which were violently suppressed by the state. Street art became a form of political protest, highlighting the range of issues which Mexicans face, and providing hope and inspiration. The exhibition will celebrate the fight for social justice that the artists are involved with in Oaxaca and Mexico as a whole.

Banksy's Upper Haight Rat Back in SF

Haight Street Rat: By Banksy. On display in the window facing Montgomery Street. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 21-July 11. 836m, 836 Montgomery St., S.F. Free. www.836m.org.

Banksy’s 'Haight Street Rat’ graffiti holes up in an S.F. gallery
By Rachel Howard (original)
Updated 1:59 pm, Monday, January 19, 2015

A graffiti work by the stealth artist Banksy is back in its original street habitat — sort of.

Through July 11, the image known as “Haight Street Rat,” spray-painted on the side of a bed-and-breakfast in 2010 when Banksy was in San Francisco for the release of his documentary, “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” will be viewable to anyone who passes down the 800 block of Montgomery Street, though the 12-foot-tall work will be protected behind the glass facade of 836M, a nonprofit gallery near the Transamerica Pyramid.

The stenciled rat, which wears a Che Guevara-style cap and clutches a Magic Marker, no longer appears accompanied by the work’s original text, “THIS IS WHERE I DRAW THE LINE.” But “to me, this is as close as you can get to the intention that Banksy had, given the fact that the piece was salvaged and restored,” said Sebastien Lepinard, founder of the investment firm Next World Group and co-founder of 836M with his wife, Julie.

The Lepinards became interested in displaying the work after reading a Chronicle report on the efforts of Brian Greif, former general manager of the defunct KRON-TV, who in 2010 persuaded the owner of the vandalized Red Victorian Bed and Breakfast to let him remove 10 redwood siding planks on which the rat was painted. Greif took the painting to art-restoration specialists, who mounted the slats on corrugated aluminum. He raised $10,000 to offset costs through a Kickstarter campaign, promising never to sell the work, even though other Banksy creations have sold at auction for more than $1 million. Greif then tried to donate “Haight Street Rat” to various museums, but without a letter of authentication from the artist, the institutions said they would not accept the work.

New Years Stencil Pic Uploads Pt. 2

Meanwhile, across the shores of USA


Icy and Sot (thanks BSA)


John Koleszar (just one)


Peat (just one)


Urban Soule


Los Angeles and Oakland, California


Louisiana, South Carolina and Vermont



And in the City by the Bay (thanks to Josh, Josiah, Esmeralda)


Eclair and Jeremy and Michael


>NEW< fnnch


The Mission, Clarion Alley, and on Valencia St.


SoMa, Upper and Lower Haight St., and Around Town


One #blacklivesmatter protest stencil


New Years Stencil Pic Uploads Pt. 1

Happy 2015! Another year of stencil goodness begins...


Part 1 of 2: Stencil submissions and scourings and artifacts from outside the USA (photo in this post is compliments of Itandehui de Mexico)


In Media (Star Wars rebels fight with stencils; thanks Mark)


Germany (just one, but making fun of Neo-nazis)


Spain (just one, but about 40,000 years old!)


the UK


more portraits from Ha-Ha


>NEW< Tokolos (South Africa)


Mexico (thanks Itandehui)



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