The Weird Supper in Saarbruecken, Germany

Street Art // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
The creative collective comprising of a number of character-based artists known as The Weird, recently combined efforts in painting their own rendition of Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper.” The mural shows a variety of animated characters painted by the talents of Rookie, Dxtr, Nychos, Low Bros, Frau Isa, Look, Cone, Vidam, and Herr von Bias.

"Manifesto" mural by Escif

Street Art // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Escif is constantly creating new and provocative street work in his hometown of Valencia, Spain. We often wonder what local residents of Valencia think of Escif’s murals, as it must be inescapable to not notice at this point. His newest piece entitled “Manifesto” shows a pantless bearded speaker at a podium from two angles.

LA's War On Street Art

Street Art // Monday, September 03, 2012
Simon Wilson of the LA Weekly wrote an in-depth and insightful article focusing on Los Angeles’s current legal approach to graffiti and street artists.  The article begins with Sight, a 30-year old artist from South Central, who was sentenced to eight years and four months in state prison for his the graffiti activities in 2006, one of the harshest sentences officials can recall in Los Angeles.

An Everyday Walk Creates Environmental Awareness

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 03, 2012
With China having the highest number of cars on the road in the world, estimated at 500 million vehicles, a simple and effective public art project has the capability of bringing awareness to the situation. DDB China Group was asked to create an outdoor advertisement to urge people to make a change for their environment, such as walk more and drive less.

OS GEMEOS AND ARYZ MURAL PROGRESS IN POLAND

Street Art // Sunday, September 02, 2012
Last week we posted photos of Aryz and Os Gemeos beginning a collaborative mural in Lodz, Poland for the Urban Forms Festival. As you can see from the following pictures, the wall is close to completed and to no surprise looks great.

Video: L' Amour Supreme X Skinner for Mishka

Street Art // Saturday, September 01, 2012
Mishka will soon have a flagship store in Los Angeles and invited Sacramento-based artist, Skinner, and New York-based artist, L' Amour Supreme (featured in our October 2012 issue), to collaborate on a mural. The fictional movie stars E.T. and King Kong made a special guest appearance in their work.

AEC of Interesni Kazki @ Fame Festival 2012

Street Art // Friday, August 31, 2012
Another piece from the Interesni Kazki team that transports you to another time and space. AEC from the Ukrainian duo was in Grottaglie, Italy to paint this wall/building for Fame Festival 2012, but from the sound of it, this was a stressful piece. Punctured tires of the lift, stuck in the mud, and then, it didn't work. Lifts are stressful. Watch the video after the jump . . .

"Libertad De Prensa" mural by Escif

Street Art // Friday, August 31, 2012
Escif’s newest mural in his hometown of Valencia, Spain depicts a human being crushed by a large vice. Entitled “Libertad De Prensa” which translates in English to “Freedom of the Press”, is a comment on a local radio broadcast that was removed from Spanish radio.

Video: Steve Powers in Preparation for show at Joshua Liner Gallery

Street Art // Friday, August 31, 2012
“I like words, I’m a word guy” says Steven Powers in this new video produced by Fader to promote his upcoming show next week at Joshua Liner Gallery. Watch as Powers explains the importance of comedy, his process beginning with sketches on the subway, and his hunger for showing in New York.

Advertising Methods Gone Wrong

Street Art // Thursday, August 30, 2012
Although this billboard has some humorous observations and commentary towards whatever the definition of “hipster” is (We say that because everyone has their own definition), sounding angry never really struck us as a successful marketing tool. Would you want to go spend your money and eat here if you were described on this billboard? Not really we are guessing. Created by Minneapolis ad agency Hunt Adkins.

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