Street Art // Saturday, February 18, 2012
This summer, MOMA PS1 in New York will be housing a large architectural spike in their courtyard courtesy of this years Young Architects Program winners, HWKN. Named Wendy, this piece will be composed of nylon fabric treated with a ground breaking titania nanoparticle spray to neutralize airborne pollutants. Visitors will be able to climb up inside the huge structure, while those outside run the risk of being squirted by a water cannon hidden inside one of its arms.
Street Art // Friday, February 17, 2012
Directed by Alex Stapleton, Outside In: The Story of Art in the Streets documents the shows installation process and interviews the artist who participated in this ambitious Museum show at MOCA last year. This film also focuses on the artists inevitable encounters with the law and the impermanence of their craft.
Street Art // Thursday, February 16, 2012
Following our previous coverage of The Boneyard Project: Return Trip comes this new video produced by filmmaker, Jason Wawro, documenting the ideas and process behind this unique aviation art project. Watch as artists Faile, Andrew Schoultz and Bast express their enthusiasm and frustrations with painting such unusual canvases. We would love to see this project grow and become a fleet of painted planes!
Street Art // Wednesday, February 15, 2012
It’s obvious based on the amount of posts dedicated to Escif that we are partial to his work. Attached with this strong illustration titled End of the World, is the quote, ““He was waiting for the end of the world, waiting for the end of the world, waiting for the end of the world. Dear Lord I sincerely hope you’re coming ’cause you really started something,” by Elvis Costello.