Strumming Along

Street Art // Tuesday, May 17, 2011
  In 2008, Josh Pyke decided to build a boat modeled after his favorite Maton brand guitar.  Made from plywood, polystyrene and steel, this guitar boat coasted around Sydney Harbor for the filming of his music video.  The video clip became the #1 featured video on YouTube worldwide.  In February 2009, Josh's boat went to auction on eBay and sold for $7,100, with all proceeds going towards the Indigenous Literacy Project.    

More Roa in S.F.

Street Art // Monday, May 16, 2011
Over the weekend, Roa continued with yet another new mural in San Francisco.  This one, located in the Mission District, is his largest undertaking yet.  Giant Value!  

Aryz

Street Art // Monday, May 16, 2011
Go big, or go home, right? When you paint a five story, multi-colored, severed legged chicken, it would be hard for anybody not to notice. We've been keeping a watchful eye on Aryz as his street painting get more elaborate and larger in scale every time. Check out some samples of his more recent work.

Casa Son Vida

Street Art // Monday, May 16, 2011
Located in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, the Casa Son Vida is a progressive project involving the construction of six high-end villas.  The project comes from tec Architecture in collaboration with Amsterdam-based Marcel Wanders Studio, responsible for designing the interiors of the building.  A group of artists were invited to decorate the interior and exterior of the building. We noticed in one of the photos a Kaws sculpture occupying one of the dining rooms.

New Blu Wall in Poland

Street Art // Monday, May 16, 2011
We won't speculate to what Blu may be trying to convey with his new mural in Krakow, Poland but he definitely wants someone’s attention.    

Wakey Wakey Eggs and Baceyyyy

Street Art // Sunday, May 15, 2011
It's Sunday morning and while we should be sleeping in we couldn't help that appetite calling.  Let's go make some eggs and bacon, and then go paint breakfast!  

The Harnessing of the Giant Squids

Street Art // Saturday, May 14, 2011
  "A liquid secreted by the mucous membranes of mammalians."  That is the Wikipedia description of Phlegm, as well as the name of the artist who painted this mural in Sheffield, England. Eventually, when a significant amount of rain comes this canal will fill with water and this piece can take off in full effect.

Turn On Tune In Drop Out

Street Art // Friday, May 13, 2011
Eric Elms is not much of a "street artist."In fact, he's probably the farthest from that title but has created some great work in spaces viewable from the street.  A highly successful designer and responsible for many well known logos, Elms also makes interesting font based sculptures.  He just had a solo exhibition in Paris last week and we were reminded of how much we enjoy his work.  

Cache

Street Art // Friday, May 13, 2011
With roots in graffiti, Los Angles based muralist, Cache, has been popping up wall by wall over the last couple years.  He is most known for his hilarious skinny-legged chickens and Zapatistas characters, which are often seen biking, or pumping their fists.  The following is just a sample of this artists many works that can be found in the streets.  

Splattt!!!

Street Art // Friday, May 13, 2011
When there is limited wall space left you may have to resort to painting the floor. This place looks like an abandoned indoor tennis court but now serves as a shrine to Jace's fallen character.  

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