Ekundayo's "Kapahulu" Mural

Street Art // Thursday, June 23, 2011
In the following video, Los Angeles-based artist, Ekundayo, brings his talents to the wall in his hometown of Honolulu.  Drawing reference from a local Hawaiian story and incorporating his inspirations, Ekundayo’s mural is a great visual addition to any community.

I Will Eat Your Brains

Street Art // Thursday, June 23, 2011
Phlegm’s most recently painted wall starred as a backdrop for a film featuring a 150 gut eating zombies, although it could easily exist in the storyboard for Edward Scissorhands.  The UK street and fine artist’s work is dark, nightmarish, and bring to mind the work of Edward Gorey.

Never Give Up Print

Street Art // Thursday, June 23, 2011
In support of Revok, the star of Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop film, Mr Brainwash, has created a limited edition print with all proceeds going to Revok’s pocket.  A generous gesture and it was successful, sold out already.

Let the Arts Roam: New video featuring El Mac and Retna

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 22, 2011
It's quite obvious that whenever Los Angeles' El Mac and Retna team up for a new mural, it is going to be special. I Am Los Angeles just sent us a new video chronicling the collaborative process and unique bond both artists share.

Brooklyn Museum Cancels Plans for Art in the Streets

Street Art // Wednesday, June 22, 2011
  The Brooklyn Museum has announced that it will not be hosting the “Art in the Streets” show due to financial constraints.  Currently showing at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the exhibition had been scheduled at the Brooklyn Museum from March 30 through July 8, 2012.  Drawing massive crowds, the exhibition has also been a topic of criticism due to the large increase in graffiti in the surrounding area.  

Faile "Puzzle Boxes"

Street Art // Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Brooklyn-based art collective, Faile, has created a puzzle box set that is a smaller version of the Faille Box produced for their U.K. show.  The puzzles are made of 88 blocks and can be combined to create six completely different base images.  The boxes will be released at their Los Angeles show, A Decade of Prints and Originals, at Post No Bills gallery June 24.

Roa in Mexico

Street Art // Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Belgium-based artist, Roa, paints yet another huge wall in Mexico as he continues his relentless painting tour.  A beautifully shot video, although it seems lengthy and drags on.

+Pool: A Floating Pool in the River For Everyone

Street Art // Wednesday, June 22, 2011
A floating pool that filters the rivers water in the East River shaped as a cross? Yes please. +Pool is the company pursuing this ambitious project, partnering with an engineering firm, and they need your help with kickstarter.

Saimir Strati Mosaics

Street Art // Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Albanian artist, Saimir Strati, uses nails, toothpicks, corks, sea glass, eggshells, compact discs, coffee beans, porcelain and mirror glass to creates large-scale mosaics. His work has broken countless world records including the world’s largest cork and screw mosaics.

Blue Tomato

Street Art // Tuesday, June 21, 2011
f A fabulous new collaboration between artists Peachbeach, Frau Isa, Dxtr, Low Bros, Cone and Nychos in Vienna.  An interesting assorted cast of characters, riding an extended white dog limo!


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