Video: FRAGMENTS OF A BURNT HISTORY

Street Art // Monday, November 05, 2012
South Africa-based street artist, Faith47, is having a solo exhibition entitled “Fragments of a Burnt History” at David Krut Gallery in Johannesburg. The show opens this Thursday, November 8, 2012 and the following video was created to get you excited for what’s to come.  

How and Nosm Paint Bowery Mural Wall

Street Art // Monday, November 05, 2012
Only days after Hurricane Sandy left areas of Manhattan and surrounding boroughs crippled from it’s water surge, twin brothers, How and Nosm, took on the famed Bowery Mural wall creating a highly-detailed piece. A number of light bulbs can be seen with black smoke coming out along with rising water, appropriate additions. The duo Adds to the long list of artists that have created work on this wall including Keith Haring, Barry Mcgee, Os Gemeos, Faile, and more.

Liqen & Interesni Kazki in Ukraine

Street Art // Monday, November 05, 2012
Liqen teamed up with Waone and AEC of Interesni Kazki, both are continuously creating remarkable murals around the globe in distinctly different styles. Interesni Kazki works in a vibrant color palette in contrast to Liqen’s often black-and-white application, however both create imagery that is otherworldly and certainly surreal. This new piece, with contributions from both artists was painted in Yalta, Crimea, Ukraine.

New Mural by e1000 x Nanook x Ecy

Street Art // Saturday, November 03, 2012
Italian artists, E100, Nanook, and Ecy recently collaborated on the following mural.

Human Clothesline by Hyuro

Street Art // Friday, November 02, 2012
Whether or not this is actually a painting of a human clothesline, it was our first impression. Hyuro’s more recent mural in Valencia, Spain is of 4 women ether topless or bottomless and shoeless, holding hands in what could be a dance of sorts.

Rain Activated Public Art

Street Art // Friday, November 02, 2012
Polish-American sculptor and illustrator, Adam Nilewicz, cleverly created this silhouette of a tree by gluing large rubber stamp pieces to the brick wall and applying weatherproofing treatment to everything else. The image does not appear unless it rains or a timed series of lawn sprinklers turns on for around 20 minutes everyday to bring the tree to life.

Video: "Mid City Thinking" by Askew, Ryze, and Deus

Street Art // Thursday, November 01, 2012
Askew alongside Deus and Ryze took on the awkward canvas of painting a mural on a staircase for the Auckland Art Week 2012 in Auckland, New Zealand.  Their collaborative piece entitled “Mid City Thinking” is a portrait of a woman with a number of effects and designs in her hair, along with some decrative additions to the rest of the stairs.

"Algorithms" by Escif

Street Art // Thursday, November 01, 2012
With each new street piece, Spanish muralist, Escif conceptualizes a theme varying from the most obvious to the abstract. This new wall painted in the artist’s hometown of Valencia, Spain, displays 7 emotions each accompanied by an image. They are enjoying, entertaining, distracted, bored, overwhelmed, stressed, and angry, distracted being a favorite based on the head up the butt, well played.

Berlin Gets The Weird

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 01, 2012
Comprising of an assortment of artists working in a range of mediums, The Weird, has been creating some entertaining murals over the last few years. Collective members Low Bros, Dxtr, Vidam, Look, and Hrvb collaborated on the following wall in Berlin using plenty of purple, complimenting with the walls original color nicely.

Phlegm in Oslo, Norway

Street Art // Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The ARD*POP-UP 2012 has been underway in Oslo, Norway where multiple international artists are painting murals around the city. Phlegm came though and painted an eye-catching piece of a massive crocodile having his teeth extracted by the artist’s signature characters. Apparently the weather was harsh and Phlegm learned to paint with ski gloves. Didn’t seem to hinder his ability to produce something fantastic.