Street Art // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Escif is constantly creating new and provocative street work in his hometown of Valencia, Spain. We often wonder what local residents of Valencia think of Escif’s murals, as it must be inescapable to not notice at this point. His newest piece entitled “Manifesto” shows a pantless bearded speaker at a podium from two angles.
Street Art // Friday, August 31, 2012
Escif’s newest mural in his hometown of Valencia, Spain depicts a human being crushed by a large vice. Entitled “Libertad De Prensa” which translates in English to “Freedom of the Press”, is a comment on a local radio broadcast that was removed from Spanish radio.
Street Art // Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The thought provoking work of Spanish muralist, Escif is a constant reminder that public art can play an important role in uncensored communication. Escif’s work creates often comments on the political and social climate of Spain, this newest piece doing just that.
Street Art // Monday, August 13, 2012
In reference to Wikileaks denial-of-service attacks that have overwhelmed the website with requests of information making it sluggish and almost inoperable, Escif painted the following. A large pair of reading glasses are seen smashed out on the streets of Valencia, Spain.
Street Art // Saturday, August 11, 2012
Two of our favorite artists working in the street, Escif and SAM3, recently collaborated on a wall in Escif’s hometown of Valencia, Spain. The mural shows Escif’s headless character in a sequence climbing into Sam3 head. Painting a significant amount of the wall black, the artists made great use of negative space with the walls previous layered texture.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Escif’s newest mural in Valencia, Spain pays homage to the recent event of Spain's King, Juan Carlos falling flat on his face and to the French Noveau Relisme artist, Yves Klein. Escif draws a humorous correlation to Klein’s famous piece “Leaping into the Void” and the photo of Carlos falling to the floor.
Street Art // Monday, August 06, 2012
Escif’s newest mural in Valenci, Spain pays homage to the recent event of Spain's King, Juan Carlos falling flat on his face and to the French Noveau Relisme artist, Yves Klein. Escif draws a humorous correlation to Klein’s famous piece “Leaping into the Void” and the photo of Carlos falling to the floor.
Street Art // Thursday, August 02, 2012
"The owner of this house is a man that works a few on everything, but not really on something. Naples is something like that.” Spanish muralist, Escif, made this unobtrusive painting blending into the scenery on the side of a home in Naples.
Street Art // Thursday, July 26, 2012
Escif has been lurking the streets of Italy where he has created two new pieces, one in Naples and the other in Gaeta. The first piece is titled “Before / After” and the other “I Will Be Back Soon.”
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 24, 2012
February 2011 cover artist Escif’s politically conscious and thought provoking street work continually makes a strong impression on us. Unlike the majority of artists creating work in the public for “fame” purposes, Escif attempts to bring awareness to many of the current political and social issues of Spain.