Street Art // Wednesday, June 10, 2015
In Lisbon, Bordalo II has been creating murals with garbage, making a cross between sculpture, trash-art, and paintings. His aim is to call attention to environmental degradation, choosing animals as his subjects.
Street Art // Tuesday, June 09, 2015
We've posted on Stephan Doitschinoff, a.k.a. Calma, before, and featured him in our Brazil issue in 2009, but wanted to post some images of his street art and paintings. Calma is the son of an evangelical minister, and his art processes religious imagery.
Street Art // Friday, June 05, 2015
We are all products of the chaos that surrounds us,” says Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto – aka Vhils – in André Santos’s film, which documents the indigenous village of Araçaí, Brazil, where 90 Guaraní people were moved by the government at the turn of this century, displacing them from their ancestral lands. Immortalizing these forgotten people, Farto carves their portraits onto buildings and the doors of their homes – mixing indigenous and new techniques – giving them the voice and dignity they have been denied.
Street Art // Tuesday, June 02, 2015
For the first time, Azart Gallery in Chelsea will be presenting a solo exhibition by Cope2. This world renowned legend of street art will be showing his latest new works, striking in color and originality. An American artist of Puerto Rican descent, Cope2 is a self-taught visionary who has been a celebrated figure for over 30 years in the graffiti art culture. Known for his trademark bubble letters and tags, he started developing his style in the subways and streets of the Bronx and later became a universally respected street...
Street Art // Monday, June 01, 2015
One Line is the first retrospective exhibition dedicated to SUSO33 ( Madrid, 1973 ), a maverick creator who, starting from graffiti and street art, has overflowed them dissolving the disciplinary boundaries between painting, performance, and scenic arts.
Street Art // Friday, May 29, 2015
El Mac continues to be one of the great and most unique muralists of his time, one that is based on tradition but also a progressive and unique style. We have been covering Mac for years, both as a fine artist, muralists, and champion of public art around the world. Recently, Mac painted this massive mural in Boston, which was titled Ars et Scientia.
Street Art // Thursday, May 28, 2015
A few weeks ago, we watched the documentation of Tristan Eaton and How Nosm collaborating on a mural together in Brooklyn. Today, we got the lowdown from Tristan on the enitre collaboration: "Four years after How, Nosm and I first painted this wall we revisited our collaboration one more time. Fillmore Street is an historical Brooklyn site, most specifically, famed author Henry Miller grew up on that block. . ."
Street Art // Wednesday, May 27, 2015
A group of painters descended upon Manila, Philippines this week for the first annual Bonifacio Global City art festival (artBGC) produced by LA’s LeBasse Projects. For me, it’s a privilege to be painting alongside seven unstoppable international artists who are battling big walls this week...
Street Art // Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Last year, Juxtapoz was able to follow the progress as JanSport launched their first street art and mural campaign and series, following the lives and process of artists in San Francisco and Brooklyn as they created a large scale mural in their hometown. In San Francisco, our friends Lady Mags and Amandalynn painted a huge, showstopping mural that we get to drive by all the time and is a great part of our daily commute. Now, in 2015, JanSport has brought the #LiveOutside to São Paulo, where Arlin & Nove collaborated on a color, massive mural this Spring that we were able to document.
Street Art // Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The New York City Department of Transportation's Art Program has collaborated with six artists to present dynamic, colorful murals along the nine-hundred-foot tunnel in Washington Heights. From a warm welcome, to complex geometric patterns, to rolling landscapes and positive messaging, these murals take pedestrians on an art-filled journey between the street and the 1 train.