Street Art // Monday, July 23, 2012
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.  This newest piece is entitled “Los Mercados Nos Dan La Bienvenida” translated to “Markets Welcome Us.”

Home Future Visions

Street Art // Sunday, July 22, 2012
This is a highly abstract and geometrical painting of the future by artist, Home. Do you see foresee the future this way or have you not indulged in enough hallucinogens to be on that level?

Dr Lakra Mural @ Museum of Contemporary Art Oaxaca

Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 21, 2012
Dr. Lakra, cover of our August 2010 issue, was just invited by and completed a site-specific mural at the Museum of Contemporary Art Oaxaca, Mexico. Our colleagues at Juxtapoz Latin America tell us that the piece tells the story of a shooting and residual effects that the shooting has on the characters in the mural.

Saner Mural for the Callegenera Festival

Street Art // Friday, July 20, 2012
Saner sent over some process and completed photos of a mural he painted in Monterrey, México for the Callegenera Festival. The murals concept was based around the current Mexico presidential elections. Corruption and transparency have been a major problem, as well as bribes and bought votes. Saner spoke about this particular mural, “The idea was to paint people into government service, at the end we are only a small part of the banquet.”

2 New Walls from Vhils in Vardø, Norway

Street Art // Friday, July 20, 2012
Vhils who chips and carves portraits into the façade of buildings is currently creating work along with many other artists for the Komafest Festival in Vardø, Norway.  The artist produced two portraits of local fisherman, one on an old wooden house and the other on stucco built building.

"Kapitalizm" by AEC of Interesni Kazki

Street Art // Friday, July 20, 2012
Participating in the Bloop Festival in Ibiza, Spain, AEC of Interesni Kazki painted this water drop microcosm mural. Rich in impressive detail, we can see five different and often controversial areas of capitalism in one drop.

¨Arbol de la vida" by Hyuro

Street Art // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Hyuro’s newest addition to the street is a piece entitled “Arbol de la vida” translated to “Tree of Life.”  This bizarre imagery shows a large group of women hanging from a leafless tree.  It was painted in Tepito, located in the Cuauhtemoc borough of Mexico City.

Steve Powers @ Komafest, Norway

Street Art // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Steve Powers newest addition to the urban landscape is in Vardø, Norway for Komafest. The public artist who is known for leaving witty punch lines and puns where ever he works has created this new piece with the words “Eternal Light and/or Eternal Night.”  The artist used the following phrase in reference to Vardø’s sun that does not set during this time of year.

Os Gemeos @ Institute Of Contemporary Art/Boston

Street Art // Thursday, July 19, 2012
The prolific Brazilian twins, Otávio and Gustavo Pandolfo, most known as Os Gemeos, will be having their first solo U.S. museum exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston opening August 1, 2012.  The show will feature 11 new works, including painting, sculpture, and a new public mural created in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition.

Conor Harrington @ Komafest, Norway

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 19, 2012
UK-based painter, Conor Harrington, recently painted this mural in Vardo, Norway for Komafest. The mural shows a slain deer at the foot of man dressed in colonial wear.


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