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Street Art // Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Los Angeles based artist and muralist Michael Alvarez created this welcoming, pudgy-faced house.  Aside from increasing property values, Alvarez also repaints photos of friends and family in a grotesque manner.  His work of everyday scenes depicts the dark side underneath in all of us. His work will be featured in the show titled "Street Cred" at the Pasadena Museum of California art opening this weekend.  

The Art of Yok

Street Art // Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Yok is an artist, illustrator, and publisher based in Australia who paints humorous, plump-headed characters on the streets. We first became aware of Yok through his tastefully designed quarterly publication known as King Brown Magazine.

Roa Painting In S.F.

Street Art // Monday, May 09, 2011
Here is a new video filmed by Spencer Keeton Cunningham of Roa painting in San Francisco recently, coinciding with the Belgian artist's show at White Walls. We noticed in the video the local watering hole Hemlock, where smokers breaking from drinking can view the new work.

Abandoned Oddities

Street Art // Monday, May 09, 2011
In the late 60's and 70's former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito commissioned a range of sculptors and architects to create the following powerful monuments. Constructed in honor of WWII battles and where concentration camps once existed. In the 1980s, these monuments attracted millions of visitors, especially young pioneers for their "patriotic education." After the Republic dissolved in early 1990s, they were completely abandoned.  These fascinating pieces mostly made of concrete look futuristic and cultish.

Other in Buenos Aires

Street Art // Monday, May 09, 2011
As Other states from this photo, "I have no money, no future...only this." While this statement sounds bleak, many artists are likely to be envious of Other running around in various countries and collaborating with other artists.  Wall painted with Ever and Jaz.

Solar Park South

Street Art // Monday, May 09, 2011
An online international competition for the redesign of a large bridge in Italy took place recently. The objective of the “Solar Park South” international competition is to stimulate concrete ideas and revolutionary proposals for the reuse of the soon to be decommissioned highway sections.

Doodles In Mexico

Street Art // Monday, May 09, 2011
Doodles recently took a trip to Cero de Chivos, Mexico and decorated the following wall with the various dimensions that exist in his medulla oblongata.

Cat Cult

Street Art // Sunday, May 08, 2011
Cats have been praised and held in high regard dating back thousand of years. Egyptians mummied cats to honor deities and the Ashanti people of Ghana were known to occasionally execute any man who killed a feline. In the tradition of honoring one of human’s greatest companions, a group of artists started the appropriately titled, Cat Cult.

Flip It Like A Hamburger

Street Art // Saturday, May 07, 2011
Dreaming of building your new home but indecisive of what kind of home you want to construct?  Be the talk of the block and build it upside down.  The following are photos from around the world where this idea was achieved.

Retro Jesus

Street Art // Saturday, May 07, 2011
Does it really need explanation?  A church regular decided to brush up on their retro font skills and welcome you to their wonderful holy land!

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