Street Art // Tuesday, October 06, 2015
A couple of weeks ago in Casablanca, Morocco , Mexican artist Smithe presented a mural amongst several other artists from Mexico, Spain and Morocco for the Sbagha Bagha street art show during Boulevard Music Festival. For over ten days the artists adorned the walls of this white city in the third edition of this music and art festival. Exploding out of its wall Smithe’s cyborg like characters, disintegrate and attack, a sci-fi moment suspended by the breeze of the atlantic ocean.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 27, 2015
For our readers in Morocco, a new series of recent works on canvas and wood created in both the US and during studio residency in the Kasbah, Marrakech + on sight installations and mural interventions by Augustine Kofie opens at David Block in Marrakech this weekend.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 16, 2014
French artist Miguel Chevalier took over the former Sacré Coeur church in Casablanca, Morocco with an interactive light display spread out across the floor in a piece title "Magic Carpets." The result is a transforming pool of light and color, and psychedelic and mesmerizing biology science experiment. Watch the video.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Lalla Essaydi, a New York-based Moroccan painter and mixed-media artist recently devoted herself to photography, exploring the image of women in Islamic society. The result, this very cool series entitled Harem in which her subjects are wrapped in robes which echo the decorative Arabic tiles and patterns that wall the incredible interiors.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 27, 2012
A new video focusing on the work of Spanish artist, Remed, was released to promote his upcoming solo exhibition at David Bloch Gallery in Morocco. The show entitled “EPYPHISM” will showcase a number of new paintings from the artist. The video documents his process painting in the studio, as well as creating a simple abstract piece in the streets.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Our May 2012 Public Art special issue features a few works from Italian muralist Blu captured from our travels in Europe last year, and we just saw that the artist was in Morocco to paint a new mural near a border crossing in the North African nation. That appears to a European Union colorway on that wall, no?