Os Gemeos Mural Yields an Unimpressive Response

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 09, 2012
Os Gemeos have just recently unveiled a new mural on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway overlooking Dewey Square in Boston, a beautiful, playful piece really, that has sadly aroused a series of shallow-minded and bigoted responses online. Sure enough, Fox Boston prompted these responses on Facebook...

Roa's Mural Eaten Up in Chicago

Street Art // Wednesday, August 08, 2012
One of Roa’s most recent murals shows a giant animal with a massive chunk bitten out of him, yet from another angle it looks fully intact. This one was painted in Chicago and you see it in person off 16th St. in Pilsen.

New Blu Mural in Madrid

Street Art // Tuesday, August 07, 2012
An influential force in the world of street art, Blu recently completed this provocative new mural in Madrid, Spain. The imagery depicts a train made up of army tanks, cars, shopping carts filled with consumer items, oil barrels, and money being shoveled into the hybrid house engine, excelling towards the edge of a cliff. The artist’s grim view on our current state of affairs is haunting and undeniably true.  

New Xuan Alyfe Mini Mural

Street Art // Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Completely on the opposite spectrum of all the massive sized murals being created these days is the work of Xuan Alyfe.  This newest piece shows a flattened perspective using geometrical shapes and the artist dream-like imagery.

Sego in Monterrey, Mexico

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Sego just sent us these pictures of a new wall in Monterrey, Mexico to our team at Juxtapoz Latin America. The new piece features a character with natural signature elements like butterfly wings, branches, and an entomological style often used by the Mexican artist.

"Evolution?" Mural by Jade

Street Art // Monday, August 06, 2012
Peruvian artist, Jade’s newest mural painted in Huaraz, Peru, depicts a character placing ancient artifacts on a machines conveyer belt to be processed into standard bricks. The imagery and statement with this particular piece is strong, questioning our history, current culture and its future.

Vhils in Azores, Portugal

Street Art // Monday, August 06, 2012
Participating in the Walk & Talk Festival in Portugal, Vhils chipped away at this three-story high abandoned tower, creating a fantastic portrait of a woman. The festival features many of our favorite artists working in the street including Mark Jenkins, Liqen, and Remed, all who have had features in our printed magazine.

"HOMAGE TO YVES KLEIN " by Escif

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.

Saner in Oaxaca for Guelaguetza Celebration

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 06, 2012
Just this past week, Mexico City-based Saner was in Oaxaca for the 2012 edition of the Guelaguetza, where he painted a few murals that, as our Juxtapoz Latin America colleagues noted, looked beautiful along with the landscape of Oaxaca. As Wikipedia is teaching us, Guelaguetza is an annual cultural event in Mexico that takes place in the city of Oaxaca, centering on traditional dancing in costume in groups, and includes parades complete with indigenous walking bands, native food, and statewide artisanal crafts such as prehispanic-style textiles.

Os Gemeos in Boston, Documented

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 06, 2012
Juxtapoz contributing writer, Caleb Neelon, spent a bunch of time painting and documenting Os Gemeos' time in Boston as they prepared their show at the Boston ICA. Neelon, who wrote the cover story on Os Gemeos in the July 2010 issue, shares with us a few pictures and moments from the twin's time in Boston.

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