Teaser: May 2012 Public Art Issue with ESPO, Swoon, El Mac, and JR

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
We are pleased to announce our very special May 2012 issue, a special examination on the state of public art today. We have published 4 special covers for the occasion, Steve Powers, JR, Swoon, and El Mac, as well as features with Nuart, FAME Festival, Swoon, Powers, JR, an essay by Ron English, and a conversation between Revok and Saber.

Notebook Drawings by BLU

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 21, 2012
We were checking BLU's website last night after finishing a little project with FAME Festival, and noticed he had updated his site with new notebook drawings. Because we are used to seeing BLU's drawings becoming multi-storied political commentary pieces, seeing his work on this scale is a great reminder of how talented the Italian artist is.

Juxtapoz @ Fame Festival: Recap and Reflection

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 26, 2011
We just left Grottaglie, on our way to Nuart in Norway, but we went through some of our pictures from the past few days and compiled a few more from the town and FAME Festival. From the old ladies who showed us a few hidden walls, to the generous latte macchiato consumption, and the many Blu walls, all was well in Italy.

Juxtapoz @ Fame Festival: Day #3

Juxtapoz // Sunday, September 25, 2011
Last night, Grottaglie took on a whole new level energy as Fame Festival was officially opened to the public with the opening in the ceramics district. Most importantly, maps were handed out, and the city was crowded with street art enthusiasts walking and driving around the city to see the new additions to the public landscape this past summer.

Juxtapoz @ Fame Festival: Day #2

Juxtapoz // Saturday, September 24, 2011
Day #2 in Grottaglie, Italy saw the preview night of FAME Festival 2011, where we were able to explore the exhibition portion of the public art celebration. In two separate spaces, there was great works from Vhils, Lucy McLauchlan, Ericailcane, Swoon, Escif, Moneyless, Boris Hoppek, and MOMO.

Juxtapoz @ Fame Festival: Day #1

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 23, 2011
After a long drive in the wee hours of the morning, Juxtapoz arrived in the beautiful hill town of Grottaglie in Southern Italy to attend the opening of FAME Festival. With just a few hours to run around the town before sleep called, we saw work by Escif, Blu, Vhils, Lucy McLauchlan, Nespoon, Os Gemeos, Sam 3, Swoon, and others.

MOMO @ Fame Festival

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 21, 2011
We are getting closer to Grottaglie as we speak for the opening of FAME Festival on September 24, and we wanted to showcase the work of US-based MOMO, and some of the great installation pieces he did at FAME recently.

108 @ Fame Festival

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 20, 2011
We are on our way to Fame Festival at the moment, and we just saw the new works that 108 did in Grottaglie. If you don't know about the Italian artist, 108, definitely someone to look up and get acquainted with. He completed this large mural in town, as well as some prints.

Sam3 @ Fame Festival 2011

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 19, 2011
We are two days away from making our way to Fame Festival in Italy, and we are happy to see the newest contributions to the town by Spanish artist Sam3, always a favorite of Juxtapoz. Looks like Sam3 had a little fun with the people of Fame this year...

Escif @ Fame Festival 2011

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 13, 2011
If we didn't already have a reason to be excited about going to Southern Italy for Fame Festival 2011 next week, we just saw the new work that Spanish artist (and February 2011 cover artist) Escif just completed in the town of Grottaglie. After the jump, watch the short videos of Escif working in Italy... 
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