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Creation Via Destruction with Vhils

VideosComments ⋅ Sep 1, 2014
“Destruction is inherent in all forms of creation. Even if you’re a writer, you have to destroy the white paper to pursue your craft. ” says Vhils, 27 year-old artist and curator. As one of the key figures behind Portugal’s co...

Essentials: Vhils

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 23, 2014
“I chose Vhils because the name consists of five letters that I could write as quickly as possible without breaking line” says Alexander Farto on his graffiti moniker, which he continues to be known for despite moving on from the art form...

Vhils “Dissection” Exhibition @ Electric Museum Lisbon Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 22, 2014
Alexandre Farto, better known as Vhils, recently presented his most extensive exhibition yet. Taking to Lisbon’s Electric Museum, the Portuguese artist showcased a body of work which has already gained a foothold on various continents — f...

Vhils ‘Contraste’ @ Portugal Telecomm’s Covilhã Data Center

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 27, 2013
Known for his intricate wall carvings, Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto, aka Vhils, recently completed a brand new large-scale work at Portugal Telecomm’s newly-opened Covilhã data center. Dubbed Contraste, the insanely intricate cork-based pi...

Rone, Meggs and Beastman at Hong Kong Work in Progress

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 19, 2013
Presented by Swire Properties and assisted by Above Second Gallery, last weekend saw one of Hong Kong’s largest street art exhibition with international artists and local talents teaming up to redecorate the walls of a deducted office space in...

“Viva La Revolucion” Exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 20, 2010
A few days ago, we offered a glimpse into some side-work by Os Gemoes as the duo was in San Diego in anticipation of the “Viva La Revolucion” exhibition. Taking place at the Contemporary Art San Diego space, the event paid homage to many of the s...

JR & Vhils in Los Angeles

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 3, 2010
Following up on David Choe’s Lazarides exhibition is a continental affair titled Euro Trash, with two of the four participants including JR & Vhils. They recently completed a large scale piece in downtown Los Angeles featuring signatur...

Vhils | Scratching the Surface Video

UncategorizedComments ⋅ May 17, 2009
Artist Alexandre Farto aka Vhils gives us an insightful look into his new masterpiece, taking place in Portugal. This beautifully produced video, entitled Scratching the Surface, continues the series, which can be seen here. Check it out! Sour...