"Figures": New works from Alexandros Vasmoulakis @ LeBasse Projects, Los Angeles

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 06, 2013
LeBasse Projects has announced a new exhibition with multi-disciplinary artist Alexandros Vasmoulakis. The exhibition will feature the muralist and installation artist's new series, Figures, comprised of compelling figural work partly inspired by the tradition of portraiture.

New Liqen Mural in Equador

Street Art // Wednesday, February 06, 2013
Traveling through the small fishing village of Tonsupa located on the North Pacific Coast of Ecuador, Spanish illustrator and muralist, Liqen, painted an impressive black and white mural. This time around, a portrait of a woman with heads for a necklace can be seen half immersed in moving water. A whale, octopus arms, dolphins, sailboat, and more travel in various directions creating a beautiful composition.

Second Skin Project Vol.3 by Zed 1

Street Art // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
In part of an ongoing video series, Italian painter, Zed1, has released his newest segment entitled “Born Slaves.” The artist created an interesting time lapse of an egg deteriorating away to reveal one of his signature characters chained up.

Video: Shepard Fairey x MTN Colors

Street Art // Monday, February 04, 2013
In this new video by MTN Colors, Shepard Fairey confesses his adoration for the paint MTN Colors creates and why he chooses to use nothing else for his work inside and outside. The artist is interviewed in his massive Los Angeles-based studio named “Studio No. 2.”

Phlegm's Azores boat drawing

Street Art // Saturday, February 02, 2013
A drawing based on a wall painted by Sheffield-based illustrator and muralist, Phlegm, in the Azores Islands back in 2011.

New Freeway pillar painting from ZED1

Street Art // Friday, February 01, 2013
Italian muralist, Mark Burresi aka Zed1, painted these strange creatures with the words “Nothing is Free” on a freeway pillar in Certaldo, Italy. The semi-clothed, monkey resembling characters are seen perched on a branch eating bananas.

Sandow Birk & Elyse Pignolet Murals for SFJAZZ Mural

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 31, 2013
Sandow Birk, featured in our January 2013 issue, just completed two murals with his wife Elyse Pignolet for the new SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco. In typical highly detailed style, Birk and Pignolet created the murals using hand-made, hand-painted ceramic tiles. Birk has a bunch of work in various exhibitions this year, but definitely worth checking out the new center and Birk and Pignolet's mural contributions.

CASE and LAZOO mural in Sao Paulo

Street Art // Wednesday, January 30, 2013
In conjunction with the GFA Biennale, artists Case and Lazoo collaborated to create this striking piece in San Paulo.

Video: Honor The Treaties | The Film

Street Art // Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Our current February printed issue features an insightful and inspiring look at the work of photographer Aaron Huey, including discussion of his ongoing project documenting the life of the Lakota people on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Over the last seven years, Huey had been compiling images from the reservation, a place of intense poverty, violence, and suffering.

Jane Kim: The Migrating Mural Project

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 29, 2013
As you know reading our site over the years, we love mural projects, public art, and especially, public art in unexpected places (for example, see Escif & San's tour of the Southwest). That is why we are fascinated by Jane Kim, an artist, science illustrator, and founder of INK-DWELL Studio that has started the Migrating Mural project, a series of "murals painted along migration corridors shared by people and endangered animals."

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