FAME Festival 2012: The Murals

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
The Juxtapoz staff was unable to join the festivities at FAME Festival this year, but we had Jux friend Henrik Haven checking out the new murals in Grottaglie, Italy last week. Conor Harrington, Lucy McLauchlan, Ericailcane, Vhils, Boris Hoppek, Cyop e Kaf, and many others added to the town this year, with some of the strongest edition yet of FAME. 

Iacurci Agostino in Bezanzon, France

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Juxtapoz favorite, Iacurci Agostino, just recently painted the campus at the University of Bezanzón in France during the 2012 edition of the festival Bien Urbain. As always, he can make a character multiple stories high seem so effortless.

The Weird on Tour

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 01, 2012
Various members of the collective, The Weird, including Zipper, Spray, Look, HrvB, Nychos and Cone, portrayed what a “street art tour” could possibly look at.  We have never been on one, but apparently they do go down and people are shelling out bucks for guidance to the “hot spots.”

Inti in Lodz, Poland

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 01, 2012
Our friends at Juxtapoz Latin America just posted about a new mural by Chilean artist Inti done in Lodz, Poland on the occasion of Urban Forms festival. The piece, Holy Warrior, is done in the artist's characteristic "Chilean Andes" style.

Blu goes big In Rome, Italy

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 01, 2012
This building in Roma, Italy received a new roman-style look courtesy of Blu. Although a closer look will reveal a number of controversial topics including religion, politics, authority, and even dog sex!

"San Martin Looks Good" by Triángulo Dorado

Street Art // Sunday, September 30, 2012
In conjunction with the Department of Culture of St. Martin in Buenos Aires, Triángulo Dorado, painted the following mural under the name “San Martin looks good."

"Ne Travaillez Jamais" by Escif

Street Art // Saturday, September 29, 2012
Spanish street muralist, Escif, painted this giant black ant while in Besancon, France for the Bien Urbain festival.  This newest piece entitled “Ne Travaillez Jamais” translates in English to “Do Not Work.”

New Blu Mural In Roma, Italy

Street Art // Friday, September 28, 2012
This building in Roma, Italy received a new roman-style look courtesy of Blu. Although a closer look will reveal a number of controversial topics including religion, politics, authority, and even dog sex!

The Weird goes on a street art tour...

Street Art // Friday, September 28, 2012
Various members of the collective, The Weird, including Zipper, Spray, Look, HrvB, Nychos and Cone, portrayed what a “street art tour” could possibly look at.  We have never been on one, but apparently they do go down and people are shelling out bucks for guidance to the “hot spots.”

The Work of Alejandro Dorda Mevs

Street Art // Friday, September 28, 2012
American-born, Berlin-based artist, Alejandro Dorda Mevs aka Axel Void, creates large murals using dark themed imagery. The following is small selection of work we dig.

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