Maya Hayuk Grant Recipient

Street Art // Thursday, October 13, 2011
Brooklyn-based artist, Maya Hayuk recently received the Wet Paint Grant, supplying her with a year worth of art equipment.  Beautiful/Decay Magazine provided the Grant to the artist in conjunction with Canson and Royal Talens art supply brands.  Maya’s is a multi-talented artist who works in a variety of mediums. Wondering the streets of Brooklyn, chanced are you will likely stumble across one of Maya’s vibrant murals, adding some color to your day.  

Tunnel Mouth by Rizot

Street Art // Thursday, October 13, 2011
Swallowing those death traps one by one.  Simple adjustments, for simple pleasures.  Painted by Rizot.

CCTV/Creative Control

Street Art // Thursday, October 13, 2011
  Created by artist/architect Marcos Zotes, CCTV/Creative Control seeks to question the oppressive mechanisms and discourses implemented in the city through the temporary appropriation of public space. The intervention consists of a video projection displaying an over-sized eye onto the lower surface of the 10-storey-hight Milton Street water tower in Brooklyn, New York.  Be sure to check out the video attached to see the eye ball in motion.

DMV at Crimes of Minds

Street Art // Thursday, October 13, 2011
The DMV (Da Mental Vaporz) crew collaborated in painting this large mural for the French urban art event, Crimes of Minds.  The roll call of contributors includes Avec Dran, Bom K, Sowat, Kan, Brusk, Bio, and Gris Et Jaw.  Europe’s continued support for public art and events is refreshing, contrary to the city-funded censorship the art community in Los Angeles is currently facing.


Street Art // Wednesday, October 12, 2011
"IOU/USA is a temporary public monument for Memorial Hill Park designed by artist John Salvest. Towering over visitors at a height of almost seven stories, IOU/USA is comprised of 105 multi-colored steel shipping containers, stacked seven high and fifteen across."  Located in Kansas City, designed to reflect upon the current state of affairs, while resisting didacticism and an easy read along party lines.  

Hyuro at Bien Urbain Festival.

Street Art // Wednesday, October 12, 2011
The odd and occasionally creepy street work of Spanish artist, Hyuro graced several walls at the Bien Urbain festival in Bensacon, France.  

Ron English Pestes Barracuda's Wall

Street Art // Wednesday, October 12, 2011
The Barracuda Wall in Los Angeles is continuously playing host to an array of artists from around the globe.  This week Popaganda artist and Juxtapoz regular, Ron English pasted the famed walls with his witty, satirical posters.

Mentalgassi Video

Street Art // Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Here is a quick video demonstrating how perspective activates visibility, in context to the work of German Street art Collective, Mentalgassi.

In Street Art: Nychos Gives Us a Shark

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Although painted last year, we believe this highly animated, sliced shark painted by the Austrian street artist, Nychos was to good not to share. Reminds us of when Damien Hirst exhibited a tiger shark preserved in formaldehyde.

In Street Art: How & Nosm Mural and Known Gallery Exhibition

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Six days of painting and plenty of red, white, and black were needed to complete this large-scale mural by How and Nosm in the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles. The two artists will be displaying their work at Known Gallery this Saturday, October 15 in Los Angeles.    


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