New Roa mural in London, UK

Street Art // Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Never one to stay put for too long, Roa is now in London where he just completed this mural of piled animals on a very crispyy looking brick wall.

Waone x Seth Globepainter in Kiev, Ukraine

Street Art // Tuesday, April 30, 2013
This large wall at the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Kiev, Ukraine was recently brightened up by aritsts, WaOne of Interesni Kazki and Seth Globepainter. The children with their faces stuffed into books were painted by Globepainter, while everything inside the rounded cloud was from the hand of WaOne. As usual, the imagery these two chose to paint is very surreal and dreamlike.

Kofie x The Mac mural in Los Angeles

Street Art // Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Back in January (Yes, we know that is sooooo long ago), the talents of Kofie and The Mac combined forces to upgrade the front exterior of the Soze Gallery in Los Angeles. The Mac took care of the hand holding the pen while Kofie painted the geometrical background patterns. The two have collaborated several times over the years and it’s a winning combination every time.

New Mural collaboration from JR and Jose Parla in New York

Street Art // Monday, April 29, 2013
JR and Jose Parla first collaborated last year in the streets of Havana, Cuba and now they have just completed a mural on the posh walls of Chelsea, Manhattan. The two will be showing together next week on May 7 in a show entitled “The Wrinkles of the City” at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in New York. This particular wall reminds us of similar collaboration esthetics such as when The Mac and Retna worked together.

Blu spreads "No Muos" message in Niscemi, Italy

Street Art // Monday, April 29, 2013
The “No Muos” movement is attempting to halt the construction of a United States Department of Defense ground station that is being built within the Nature Reserve of Niscemi, Italy. The site has been deemed environmentally important by the European Commission Habitats Directive and public prosecutors have identified that the MUOS construction violates environmental legislation governing the nature reserve. Italian muralist, Blu, headed to Niscemi to help spread the message and created a massive mural of a satellite dish machine against an army of protestors. 

¨Cycles¨ by Hyuro in Terracina, Italy

Street Art // Monday, April 29, 2013
Participating in the Memorie Urbane Festival in Terracina, Italy, Spanish artist, Hyuro, painted the following mural entitled “Cycles.” In a series of 10 strong images, the artist brilliantly depicts the life cycle from birth to death. Be sure to view the drawing for this wall and its details.

The work of Brad Downey

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 29, 2013
Growing up in a United States Marine Corps family in the U.S and now residingin Berlin, Brad Downey is a sculpture, painter, and public works artist. He creates clever and sometimes perplexing installations using simple materials. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Creative Review, and the Atlanta Journal Constitution, while regularly giving lectures about his endeavors. His newest exhibition “The Floor, The Table and The Wall” opened last week at Kulturzentrum Marstall in Hamburg, Germany.

Murals by Josef Kristoletti

Juxtapoz // Monday, April 29, 2013
We are enjoying Austin-based artist Josef Kristoletti's murals this morning. His latest piece, Protein Lite, renders colorful three-dimensional looking prisms and was painted at the first biennial of the south in Panama. The project invites artists to "use street art and public interventions for the promotion of contemporary art in the urban culture and public environment of the central American region."

Schools of Fish by Pez in Paris

Street Art // Saturday, April 27, 2013
That menacing, wide-grinning fish you can’t escape seeing in the streets of Barcelona is finding his way around Paris as of recent. The artist responsible, Pez, has been painting his signature character for over a decade and they continue to multiply, turning into large schools of fish.

Six large inflatable sculptures currently on display at M+Museum in Hong Kong

Street Art // Friday, April 26, 2013
Los Angeles-based artist, Paul McCarthy, just took a giant poop in Hong Kong so to speak, but this wasn’t the first time this had happened, just the most recent. Back in 2008, the same ““Complex Pile” was installed in Switzerland and in a gust of wind took off bringing down a power line, breaking a greenhouse window, and smashed a window at a children’s home (We hope The Onion did something with this at some point).The outdoor sculpture park at the M+Museum in the West Kowloon district of Hong Kong is currently exhibiting this sculpture along with six other large inflatable sculptures by artists Cao Fei, Tam Wai Ping, Jeremy Delle, and Choi Jeong Hwa. 

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