Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 26, 2014
This March Rex Romae in London will present the premiere exhibition “La Linea,” featuring new works by Alexis Diaz and Jaz, two urban artists both heralded for their unparalleled and distinct techniques. Alexis Diaz, Puerto Rican artist and muralist renowned for his meticulous attention to detail, line by line, will present several new works on canvas.Diaz’s surreal work incorporates thousands of linear brushstrokes atop sharp bursts of colour to establish remarkably corporeal depictions of zoo animals with human elements...
Street Art // Sunday, December 15, 2013
Puerto Rican artist, Alexi Diaz, also one half of La Pandilla, has finished his painstaking mural in Miami made of thousands of tiny black brush strokes. Taking the artist nearly a week to paint, Diaz combined the images of a pike, octopus, and an eel set to a very Miami color appropriate backdrop.
Street Art // Monday, November 04, 2013
Participating in the Life Is Beautiful Festival, Puerto Rican artist, Alexis Diaz, painted the otherworldly image of a hybrid snail/skull/nest amidst a colorful picturesque background. The skull with a lit cigarette in its mouth has a crack in the top, making for a nest with bird resting inside.
Street Art // Monday, September 16, 2013
Participating in the Board Drippers Festival, Puerto Rico-based artist, Alexis Diaz, painted this impressive mural in Queretaro, Mexico. Entitled "Balance Infinite," Diaz’s piece shows a snake body painted in the shape of the infinite sign, with one head an actual snakes and the other an eagles. A skull with arteries occupies the center of the mural, giving an overall dark feeling. The artist usedChinese ink and latex paint, helping highlight the details and bring a strong depth to it.
Street Art // Tuesday, July 30, 2013
It’s been difficult to keep up with the amount of walls Alexis Diaz has been painting as of recent. The Puerto Rican artist has been dropping new pieces left and right, this most recent one featuring a flying whale ship and a lock key heart for a mast.
Street Art // Monday, July 22, 2013
It’s difficult to fully appreciate the fine detail in the work of Alexis Diaz (La Pandilla) without viewing it in person. Thousands of brush strokes are made to create his animal-based imagery. His newest wall in London is a hybrid of an elephant, with lengthy octopus arms for tusks painted in his signature monochromatic style.
Street Art // Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Puerto Rico-based artist, Alexis Diaz, has been spening his days traveling around, painting two new murals in the process. The first one is at the Tel-Aviv Beach in Vienna, Austria, in which Diaz painted a submarine-looking fish with octopus tentacles as propellers and a crane as its captain. The other is in Bratislava, Slovakia, where you can see the image of a hybrid animal with hands for wings set to a dismal background.
Street Art // Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Now in France, Alexis Diaz also know as La Pandilla, has just finished installing a series of sectioned canvases that were stretched onto a circular metal structure. The artist is in Toulouse to particpate in the Rio Loco Festival.