Barbara Kruger buses in Los Angeles for "Art Matters"

Street Art // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The LA Fund and LAUSD have launched a public art project, “Art Matters,” in attempt to support funding for arts education in the Los Angeles school systems. Barbara Kruger, the conceptual/pop artist known for using black and white images overlaid with bold captions is working on the project.

New Shida murals in Brisbane, Australia

Street Art // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Australia-based street artist, Shida, has been busy, producing three new detailed walls in the streets of Brisbane. Unearthly and often abstract creatures hide amongst the natural shapes created by the artist.

"Heist of le golden eclair" by DXTR and CONE of The Weird

Street Art // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
DXTR and CONE both members of the mural collective, The Weird, recently collaborative on a mural project for the Hamilius Urban Art project in Luxemburg. The mural shows a range of animated characters from both artists, all attempting to heist a glass encased eclair.

Public Light Interventions by Armsrock

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
We have always loved the work of Danish artist, Armsrock, featuring him in the magazine when he was doing brilliant street works of everyday people in their normal everyday environments. We are a litlte late to the game on these, but the artist created these fantastic light interventions for his series "Markinger", where he projected engravings done with an etching needle on black Pani slide. The project was done at a train station in 2010 in Copenhagen.


Street Art // Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Los Murals Hablan translated in English to The Talking Walls, is in full swing in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The mural festival started on October 4, 2012 has brought international street artists Sego, Aryz, Jaz, Roa, Ever, Neuzz, and a hoard of local artists together to decorate local walls. Here are photos of some of the progress that has been made, including finished pieces from Roa and Jaz, with Aryz’s close to the finish line.

Never2501 Earthworks Piece

Street Art // Monday, October 15, 2012
Never 2501’s newest installation, which is significantly different from what we are accustomed to seeing him do, was created from all natural resources. The artist used dead trees, roots, and leaves, to create a massive body located in the Museo Archeologico "Paolo Giovio" in Como, Italy. The piece is entitled “"In Cammino Per Trasformarsi Nell'istante Presente" or  “Moving to transform into the present.”

New Phlegm mural in Doncaster, UK

Street Art // Monday, October 15, 2012
Sheffield, UK-based illustrator and muralist, Phlegm, painted a massive trumpet with one his characters perched on the edge shooting arrows.  Balloon tied skulls and bones are seen floating on the wall, with a pile remains on the floor. This new mural was painted in Doncaster in South Yorkshire.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3D Street Painting by Joe & Max

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 15, 2012
If they aren't going to make another Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle live action movie, then we are going to have to settle with this 3D street painting by Joe & Max London's Southbank, made to promote a new TMNT animated show on Nickelodeon. Interactive, fun, but reminds us we miss a good Shredder moment. 

Jade: "El Gigante"

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 15, 2012
Peruvian muralist, Jade, recently completed this piece with one of his signature characters looking through a lines of flags. Jade spoke on this particular piece saying that the local children embraced the mural the most, giving it their own name of “El Gigante” or in English “The Giant.”

Escif: "Sauvetage" in Niort, France

Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 14, 2012
Escif’s newest mural in Niort, France for the Le 4 Eme MUR Festival is a powerful image commenting on Spain’s current economic crisis. The artist painted a large piece depicting a well-dressed person picking up a Euro. Great use of space on this wall.


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