Juxtapoz // Friday, August 19, 2011
These two pieces by Slinkachu are a few months old now, but this piece, titled "Sugar High," done on the streets of London near Kings Cross, is pretty darn clever. As you may know, Slinkachu is noted for their street photography and mini-installations in various outdoor environments around the world.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Sao Paulo-born, San Francisco-based Pacolli makes "brilliant, zippy, colourful work about gangsta rap, dreams and mountains" (according to Pictures on Walls). Speaking of POW, Pacolli has an exhibition at the London print shop/gallery up through the end of August.
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 15, 2011
Nathan Bowen cleaned up the surrounding area on this garage door preserving Escif’s head. Located somewhere in London... we believe Escif did this piece when preparing his solo show at Pictures on Walls last year.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 09, 2011
The current London Underground map, designed by Harry Beck in 1931, is extremely easy to use but geographical takes many liberties. In fact, it makes the cityscape of London appear quite simple (which it isn't). Mark Noad took the geographic subtleties of wider London and applied it to his own redesign of the Tube Map.
Juxtapoz // Monday, August 08, 2011
Located in London, King’s Cross Station is an incredible project scheduled to open in only seven months. As World Architecture News states,“Designed by experienced architects John McAslan + Partners, the multi-phase scheme takes a three-pronged approach: re-use, restore, and new build. . .
Street Art // Saturday, August 06, 2011
Located in London, King’s Cross Station is an incredible project scheduled to open in only seven months. As World Architecture News states, “Designed by experienced architects John McAslan + Partners, the multi-phase scheme takes a three-pronged approach: re-use, restore, and new build. The various train sheds and buildings across the Western Range are being re-used, the Station’s original Grade I listed facade from 1852 is being uncovered and restored to its former splendour, and an extensive new Western Concourse will be inserted above the London Underground Ticketing Hall.”
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 03, 2011
The Lazarides Rathbone space is always showing a good exhibition, and there newest, Time Of the Signs, features some hyperrealist paintings by Boxi. Our London correspondent, Butterfly, made it out to the opening for some photos of the work and space.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 27, 2011
There are over 350,000 available apps in the App store right now, including the brand new Banksy App. No that's not a typo. So when you need to throw some Banksy knowledge down to your friends, or if your Grandma from London who used to read News of the World is in town, you can take her around.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 23, 2011
UK-based painter, Charming Baker, has been creating impressive oil on wood pieces that we have been hearing a lot of buzz about. His influences include "Cheap books, heroes, girls, Zulus, odd-looking women, suburbia, da riddum, family, stories, horses, dogs, packaging, summer holidays, the smell of make-up and cheap perfume, powertools, tea, tomatoes, Britain in Colour."
Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 23, 2011
INSA just posted a new gif-itti piece up on his blog, explaining "Three story building, 2 ladders, 4 days of painting, photographing and re-painting =" what you see here. The London-based artist calls it "a slice of tropical heat in rainy London!!!."