Social Benches by Jeppe Hein

Street Art // Tuesday, May 08, 2012
  Based on the traditional bench one would see in most parks or on the street, Social Benches is a project created by artist, Jeppe Hein, with the interest of social behavior in public spaces. With each bench modified in different aspects, the spaces become a catalyst for communication between users and passers-by, creating a social interaction in various ways.

Sever: Captain America & RIP Street Art

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 08, 2012
While a significant amount of graffiti writers currently take to the streets of Detroit with bombing and traditional productions, Sever stopped by dropping two different stand out pieces. The first mural is a jab at street art; Sever painting suited character icons of street art Kaws, Twist, Bansky, Futura, Shepard Fairey, and Os Gemeos carrying a coffin labeled street art.

R.I.P. Street Art and Captain America by Sever

Street Art // Monday, May 07, 2012
While a significant amount of graffiti writers currently take to the streets of Detroit with bombing and traditional productions, Sever stopped by dropping two different stand out pieces. The first mural is a jab at street art; Sever painting suited character icons of street art Kaws, Twist, Bansky, Futura, Shepard Fairey, and Os Gemeos carrying a coffin labeled street art.

"Brushcodile" by Liqen

Street Art // Monday, May 07, 2012
Last Month while in Oaxaca, Mexico, Liqen created this hybrid mural of a crocodile with a brush for a head.  Painted on a rusty metal wall, the detailed work and shading are gorgeously highlighted.

New Ethos Mural in Sao Paulo and Bogota

Street Art // Monday, May 07, 2012
A fixture in the creatively diverse and rich street art scene of San Paulo, Brazil, Ethos continues to develop in his practice, and make uniquely different work using a minimal palette.  These newest murals were painted in his hometown of San Paulo, Brazil and Bogota, Columbia.

Escif Channels the Tlatelolco Massacre @ All City Canvas, Mexico City

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 07, 2012
There is no question that Valencia, Spain-based Escif has some of the most politically aware and intelligent street work being produced today. Each piece, even his simple sentences, have a backstory that pertains to the space and place in which he does the public work. This is case with his brilliant piece at All City Canvas in Mexico City, where Escif painted a huge mural on the side of the politically historic Chihuahua apartment building.

Get Slapped

Street Art // Friday, May 04, 2012
Somewhere in Cleveland, an artist by the name of Rove painted one dude slapping the hell out of another. The obscure face behind them is strangely awesome as well. Often, slapping can be more satisfying than hitting, try it.

Tellas & Moneyless in Katowice

Street Art // Saturday, May 05, 2012
Combining similar simplistic styles to collaborate on a huge new mural for the Katowice Street Art Festival, Italian artists, Tellas and Moneyless, make a good team.  The duo used monochromatic shapes and patterns with nice composition, to create a non-intrusive piece for the residents of Katowice, Poland.

"Primavera Espiritual II" by Triangulo Dorado

Street Art // Friday, May 04, 2012
Buenos Aires muralist collaborative group, Triangulo Dorado, has finished another stunning painterly mural, full of a considerable amount of detail and vibrant colors. This newest piece was painted in the country of Spain.

Cubed Canvas in the Woods

Street Art // Friday, May 04, 2012
This concrete cube was oddly positioned in the depths of the woods, and fortunately for U.K.-based artist, Phlegm, the unique canvas worked perfectly for his crouching and falling characters.

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