11 Christmas Gifts For The Urban Art Lover In Your Life
On the cover: Artwork by PichiAvo in Valencia, Spain.
The holidays are coming up fast and our team has selected a few gifts created or inspired by artists! Fashion pieces, accessories, books, prints and more for the urban art lover in your life.
During MURAL’s 2018 edition, dozens of local artists created original artworks for a one-of-a-kind exhibition exploring the sketch as a step of the artist’s creation process. A few of these unique sketches are available at the MURAL boutique.
In early 2018, Starbucks collaborated with four well-known artists: Tristan Eaton, Ricardo Cavolo, Jessie + Katey and Laolu. The artists created works of art inspired by their journey exploring coffee’s production process and what makes it so special. Get your copy in select Starbucks across the USA.
Featuring the work Aryz, behind-the-scenes pictures and conversations about art and public space between artists Daniel Muñoz-San & Aryz, Outdoors offers an interesting look into the artist’s ideas, inspiration and methodology.
The 2018 edition of the MURAL Festival brought, once again, a notable collection of merchandising items. Including t-shirts, caps and more. This year’s collection, titled Icon, was designed by Montreal artist Lebicar.
A Montreal cultural institution joined us, earlier this year, on the Boulevard Saint-Laurent. OTH’s third shop location on the Main offers an ample selection of items created or inspired by artists, like this Bearbrick collectible toy inspired by Jackson Pollock’s unique style.
The celebrated contemporary urban art gallery, Station 16 Gallery began its operations in 2008 as a creative silkscreen printshop. Its selection of prints is still very impressive, including designs by both local and international artists, such as Kevin Ledo, MadC, Ola Volo, Ruben Sanchez and more.
No Gods No Kings is artist Ricardo Cavolo’s latest collection of fashion pieces, including t-shirts, bags and hoodies. The artist defines the new capsule collection as “an artistic creation that represents the spirit of breaking old societal paradigms.” “It is time for change, for a new society where the empires of the old gods and kings disappear. New ideals lead the world towards a new and progressive day,” he adds, expressing the idea behind the designs.
Star artist Parra is known internationally for his surreal characters with vibrant colours. His very own online boutique is filled with playful pieces of art, including this whimsical set of coasters.