WAT-AAH! RETURNS TO NEW YORK CITY WITH ITS ART INITIATIVE "TAKING BACK THE STREETS
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Street Art // Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Juxtapoz has always stood by noble causes, and we especially support great causes for which art is being utilized to encourage change. Over the years we have published special political-themed issues and are proud to have created numerous art auctions for charities, the most recent being for a clean water initiative in the Philippines. Today, we are excited to see the announcement by WAT-AAH!, the first functional bottled water for kids and teens, for the continuation of its groundbreaking art initiative, WAT-AAH!’s Taking Back the Streets (TBTS). The initiative, which encourages kids to drink more water through street art, will return to New York City October 14th-15th at ArtBeam Gallery in Chelsea.


Studio Visit: LUDO prepares "Chaos Theory"

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 02, 2014
Ahead of his show with Lazarides in London on October 10, and are perfectly timed feature in our new issue of Juxtapoz (November 2014 issue to be exact, on newsstand Oct 10), we visited LUDO in his studio in Paris to get the scoop on his new body of work, "Chaos Theory." As you will read in the upcoming feature, LUDO is into hybrids, mixing technology and nature into his artwork and street works. 

HERBERT BAGLIONE: "1000 Shadows" in Niort, France

Street Art // Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Earlier this past Summer, we told you about Herbert Baglione's 1000 Shadows Project with Winterlong Galerie in Niort, France. Winterlong organized severals installations in historic French locations in la Rochelle, Niort (where the gallery is located) and in small French villages, and Herbert's stunning site-specific installations and works are some of favorites we have ever seen from the Brazilian artist. Here is a look at some of the works he completed...

ARTIST INTERVIEW: EDUARDO KOBRA

Street Art // Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Eduardo Kobra has long been on the Juxtapoz radar, not only because he creates some of the more massive and intricate murals being done in the world today, but because he does them with super techni-color explosions. His multi-storied mural on skyscraper in Sao Paulo back in 2013 created a huge buzz in the street art community, and Kobra has continued to make great works since. This week, as part of the Perrier Street Art campaign and launch of new bottle and can designs by Kobra, Jon One, and Sasu, we sat down with Kobra to discuss his process, history, and how to paint big. 

video: ARYZ x FINERATS

Graffiti // Monday, September 22, 2014
Don’t you love it when an artist decides to hold nothing back and speak the truth about a particular scene? Spanish painter, muralist and cover artist of our January 2013 issue, Aryz does exactly that in this new video. The talented young artist offers a sincere perspective on the current muralist/street art circuit and outdoor Vs. indoor art practice.

ARYZ for Vilnius Street Art Festival‏‎, Lithuania

Street Art // Friday, September 19, 2014
We just got some shots from our friend Henrik Haven of ARYZ (January 2013 cover artist) working on a mural for the Vilnius Street Art Festival‏‎ in Lithuania. From the festival, "Aryz has incorporated Lithuanian words “Kaip Ne Žmogus”, meaning, 'not like human' into his mural. The phrase was written by the local graffiti artist on the wall before it was buffed by the council few years ago. Beautiful reference completing the concept of the mural as well as earning him a wide respect in Vilnius graffiti scene."

Shepard Fairey in Berlin for Urban Nation's "One Wall" Project

Street Art // Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Shepard Fairey continues his crossing the world creating murals campaign, this past week being in Berlin created a wall with Urban Nation's "One Wall" Project. Our friend Henrik Haven was in Berlin, and took a few shots of the progress and completed mural... 

Nuart 2014: Outside, Part 1

Street Art // Thursday, September 11, 2014
We have been showing you photographs of our week in Stavanger, Norway for the 2014 Nuart Festival, and today we have some looks at a few of the completed murals that have been added to the Stavanger skyline and town (and in the case of ±MAISMENOS±, added to the grounds of some apartment construction). 

Blending Into the Street: MP5 in Italy

Street Art // Thursday, September 11, 2014
Italian street artist MP5 added a little optical illusion with a street piece he completed in Abruzzo, Italy for the Visione Periferica Street Art Festival. The piece, titled Root of Evil, is quite eye-catching with the thick black and white composition. But it is the fact that it bleeds onto the sidewalk below that really creates an interesting illusion.

DALeast Mural in Lower East Side

Street Art // Monday, September 08, 2014
Chinese-born, South Africa-based fine artist DALeast just opened his newest exhibition, "The Laten Photon," at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in NYC this past weekend. Prior to opening the show, DALeast completed a mural in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, a beautiful piece that stretches a few stories high and features a few of the artist's signature aestthetic touches. 

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