Nuart 2013 Line-Up Announced (Set-Up + Video)

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Juxtapoz is very excited that for the 3rd year in a row, we will be heading to Stavanger, Norway for the fantastic international-in-scope street and public art festival, Nuart. Every year, the Nuart crew puts together not only an interesting line-up that let's artists explore new angles and creative versions of their art, but also provides panels and context to public art. This year, David Choe, Vhils, Martha Cooper, ROA, C215, Dal East, Faith 47, and M-City are just some of the names that will be on the Western coast of Norway this September. Watch a video after the jump!

“Exercises in Style”: Aiko, RETNA, and Os Gemeos for Louis Vuitton

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
As we have reported on the site in recent months, fashion giant Louis Vuitton has teamed up with Juxtapoz stalwarts Retna, Aiko, and Os Gemeos for a collection of scarves. The collabs, given the title as a "Tribute to Street Art," follow in the tradition of Louis Vuitton working with contemporary artists such as Murakami, Stephen Sprouse, and recently, a great collaboration with Yayoi Kusama.

Os Gemeos, Retna, Aiko for Louis Vuitton

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 04, 2013
The famed French fashion house, Louis Vuitton, has enlisted three street artists to create designs for their traditional scarf, shawl and stole models for the Spring/Summer 2013 collection. Los Angeles-based artist, Retna, New York-based artist, Aiko, and Brazil-based artists, Os Gemeos will all be designing in their own distinctly different styles. Check out some of the sample scarves.

In L.A.: Hello Kitty, Hello Art @ Known Gallery

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 19, 2012
This past weekend we stopped by Known Gallery for “Hello Kitty, Hello Art” a one-day pop-up event. The gallery was filled with a new collection of Sanrio-inspired art featuring over 30 new paintings by graffiti artist POSE, custom chandeliers by Adam Wallacavage, a neon installation by RISK and new works by 64 Colors, AIKO, Caia Koopman, DABS MYLA, Kenton Parker, Niagara, Shepard Fairey and Simone Legno — all incorporating a rainbow of Sanrio characters.

Lady Aiko paints Bowery Mural Wall

Street Art // Monday, July 09, 2012
Japanese born, Brooklyn-based artist, Lady Aiko, will become the first women to paint the famed Bowery and Houston mural wall that has seen the talents of artists such as Keith Haring, Barry Mcgee, Os Gemeos, Faile, and more. The artist began working on the wall yesterday and will continue through the week. More process and completed photos to come.

In L.A.: GIG @ Warner Bros. Records

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 26, 2012
Last week we attend the opening of “Gig” a group exhibition of gig posters based on the artists ideal fantasy gig for musicians through out the history of Warner Bros. Records. The exhibition was curated by Michael Coleman, Norman Wonderly, Frank Maddocks and Michael Nunez, featuring works by Aiko, Hydro74, Jesse LeDoux, Andy Mueller, Jermaine Rogers, Justin Van Noy, and countless others.

Bast & Lady Aiko

Street Art // Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Two Brooklyn-based artists, Bast and Lady Aiko collaborate by getting up with a variety of stencils.  We really enjoy Gumby riding a lion.

Art Basel: Wynwood Walls Gallery Exhibition

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 05, 2011
After we checked out the Wynwood Walls compound and surrounding epicenter of street art and murals during Art Basel week, we checked out the Wynwood Walls group exhibition that featured some great works from Liqen, Nunca, Interesni Kazki, Retna, Shepard Fairey, Futura, How & Nosm, Saner, Aiko, Jeff Soto and others.

In L.A.: SHEPARD FAIREY MURAL UNVEILING & GROUP EXHIBITION

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 15, 2011
This past weekend MK2 projects unveiled a new mural by artist Shepard Fairey as well as opened an amazing group show featuring the art work of Shepard Fairey, Deedee Cheriel, Mercedes Helnwen, Mark Walen (Kill Pixie), Mel Kadel, Travis Millard, Matt Small, Samuel Lower (FresPrs), Lezly Saar, Aiko Nakagawa, Todd Carpenter and Steven R. Gilmore.  Following are a few images from the opening reception.

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