"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.

"Novi Zagreb" by Escif

Street Art // Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Spanish muralist, Escif’s newest mural entitled "Novi Zagreb" shows a spring loaded dress shoe and ankle painted on the side of a parking structure in Zagreb, Croatia.

"Educación y Cultura" by Escif

Street Art // Monday, October 22, 2012
Escif continues to create work in the streets of Valencia, Spain that directly comments on the current education and financial crisis there. This newest piece uses and is incorporated into the space naturally, something Escif has a knack for.

Teaser: All City Canvas Mexico City Video

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Next Monday, October 29th, we are set to premier the documentary filmed during the work made for one of 2012's best street art festivals, All City Canvas Mexico City. We were lucky enough to be in Mexico City for the majority of the festival, and were able to see importrant and historical districts of the city transformed by some of the best talents in contemporary muralism and street art. As part of our teasing of the video, we look back at the work of Escif, Interesni Kazki, and ROA. More in the coming days...

Escif: "Sauvetage" in Niort, France

Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 14, 2012
Escif’s newest mural in Niort, France for the Le 4 Eme MUR Festival is a powerful image commenting on Spain’s current economic crisis. The artist painted a large piece depicting a well-dressed person picking up a Euro. Great use of space on this wall.

“Sauvetage” by Escif

Street Art // Friday, October 12, 2012
Escif’s newest mural in Niort, France for the Le 4 Eme MUR Festival is a powerful image commenting on Spain’s current economic crisis. The artist painted a large piece depicting a well-dressed person picking up a Euro. Great use of space on this wall.

Issue Preview: November 2012 Art & Politics curated by Ron English

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 08, 2012
'Tis the season. No, we don't mean holiday cheer, we mean the Political Season, a time of undecideds, debates, and campaign trails. Juxtapoz is in a similar mood, and we brought legendary fine artist and political satirist Ron English to our November 2012 issue to have him curate our special examination of Politics & Art in 2012.

"October" by Escif

Street Art // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Fall is here with winter on the horizon.  The umbrellas on the beach are taking a rest for a while. Escif wrote of this piece, “and again the leaves fell, leaving the dead trees. Silence returned to the woods ... again ... it's October again!”  Season specific art from the Spanish muralist.

"Ne Travaillez Jamais" by Escif

Street Art // Saturday, September 29, 2012
Spanish street muralist, Escif, painted this giant black ant while in Besancon, France for the Bien Urbain festival.  This newest piece entitled “Ne Travaillez Jamais” translates in English to “Do Not Work.”

“Cobrizo Minero” mural by Escif

Street Art // Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Escif describes on his newest mural, “Tolentino and his brother refuse to move from their house and sell it to the mine that ate everything around them. It´s the only house left standing in the area. “Cobrizo Minero” is their home where they teach young children the importance of theater and identity. They are part of Cerro de Pasco cultural resistance.”

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