ART SHARE LA x The 7th Letter Billboard Project

Street Art // Tuesday, March 26, 2013
  A series of artist-designed billboards organized by Art Share L.A. and The Seventh Letter are currently on display high above the streets in various cities of Los Angeles. Each of the massive canvases showcase artists with distinctly different styles and approach. Many of the participants are recognizable figures in their respective scenes and the list includes Patrick Martinez, Sage Vaughn, Kofie, Risk, Saber, Revok, Rime, Sever, Push, Willie T., Reyes, Shepard Fairey, Pose, Zes and others. 

M-City Paints a large Soccer Ball

Street Art // Monday, March 25, 2013
  Polish muralist, Mariusz Waraz aka M-City, recently endured the harsh winter weather and painted a large soccer ball in Oslo, Norway. The artist added his own architectural elements and details to the white space of the ball.

Video: Roa in Cambodia

Street Art // Monday, March 25, 2013
    Roa is just about everywhere always. There really is no keeping up with his travels. As part of the ongoing project, ROA and The SK8room traveled to Cambodia to visit Skateistan; a global nonprofit that works with youths from various socioeconomic backgrounds to build trust and skills through skateboarding in order to leave a lasting impression on the country through their combined passions of street art and skateboarding.

Planting Peace paints rainbow house across from Westboro Baptist Church

Street Art // Sunday, March 24, 2013
The "Equality House" is the first step in a new campaign by the nonprofit, Planting Peace, which plans to wage a strong opposition against the notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church. In a bold and aggressive move, Aaron Jackson who is one of the founders of Planting Peace, bought a home across from the church’s compund and painted it to match the gay pride flag. Checkmate.

Kenny Scharf's "Squirtz" at The Standard in New York

Street Art // Saturday, March 23, 2013
A blue, smiling extra wide, eight-foot sculpture of a character named “Squirtz” was recently installed in the outdoor plaza of The Standard hotel by New York artist, Kenny Scharf. A street and fine artist whose presence has remained visible on the New York streets for 30 years, describes this particular character, “He’s just one of my classic guys.” This sculpture will be on view until April 1, 2013 so go see it in person.

Portrait of Jack Mundy + Exhibition in Sydney by Vhils

Street Art // Friday, March 22, 2013
Australian union and environmental activist, Jack Mundey, is the subject of Alexandre Farto aka Vhils, most recent piece created in Sydney, Australia. The Portugese artist is in Sydney for his first Australian exhibition “Dissolve” being held at Skalitzers Contemporary Art.

Saner @ the Latido Americano festival

Street Art // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Inspired by the tradition of the “Yunsa”, a popular festival in many parts of Peru, Mexico City-based artist, Saner, painted the following mural while participating in the Latido Americano Festival in Lima, Peru. A number of his signature styled characters can be seen approaching a tree with gifts ready to hack it down with ether machetes or axes. This is part of the tradition of the “Yunsa” and the artist explains the items that he chose to paint in the tree... 

Low Bros in London

Street Art // Thursday, March 21, 2013
German artists, Qbrk and Nerd of Low Bros were recently in London to participate in the group exhibition “Cosmos” at Top Office Machines. While in town the brothers found time to paint a few walls, one in collaboration with Mr. Penfold. 

Philippe Baudelocque chalks a lizard

Street Art // Wednesday, March 20, 2013
  With a rich history in the arts, Paris has always had an extensive array of talent from its natives. Philippe Baudelocque is a perfect example of a Parisian creating distinctively unique work and using the very impermanent medium of chalk in the streets. This newest piece is of a large lizard for one of the Le Mur walls.

Vilks paints a story of Conquest

Street Art // Wednesday, March 20, 2013
A mural painted by French artist, Vilks, stretches a lengthy wall containing a variety of animated scenes unfolding to tell a story. The plot is of two characters that see a train on another planet through a telescope, devise a plan to build a flying aircraft and set off for this planet. When they arrive they find the train and paint letters on it. Vilks did an excellent job at painting a comic strip on to a wall here.

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