Remed Painting in the Azores Islands

Street Art // Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Located 900 miles west of Portugal is a series of islands called the Azores. One of the bigger cities on the island of San Miguel is Ponta Delgada and this is where Spain- based muralist, Remed is currently creating a vibrant new mural. With two faces facing opposite directions and a beautiful color palette, we look forward to seeing the final product.

Ridable Goldfinch Mural

Street Art // Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Painting this 4-story image of a goldfinch was certainly worth it, if only for the photo of the artists riding it.  It was created in 2009, by German artists, Simon Jung and Paul & Hanno Schweizer, in a crime-ridden neighborhood of Naples. There is a great story posted of how access was gained and contact was made with locals in order to actualize this project.  

Aryz in Næstved, Denmark

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 28, 2012
If you ever find yourself traveling around Denmark, and get yourself to the island of Zealand, you will be surprised to see a mural by Spanish muralist, ARYZ, freshly painted on a brick building. As photographer Henrik Haven told us, "Before his piece for the Galore festival, the Spanish street artist traveled an hour away from Copenhagen to Næstved.. the piece is part of Næstved Youth School of Art and decoration project Næstved Art City."

Adnate & Shida Mural Collaboration

Street Art // Monday, August 27, 2012
There seems to be a successful mural formula in mixing large-scale portraiture with colorful and ornate design elements.  The many artists who have worked with the street artist, The Mac, exemplify this statement. Two Australian artists, Shida and Adnate, have found a workable balance between each other’s styles and the  final product is exceptional.

Ron English x Popaganda "Mini Billboard Release"

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 27, 2012
There are many of us who can't get the confidence and will to takeover a billboard and re-insert a bit of truth into the public consciousness, but then again, we can't all be Ron English. Known to cleverly takeover over a billboard in his time, Ron and his Popaganda team are releasing mini-billboard prints, the first being "Breathe," on his site on Wednesday, August 29.

In Progress: Os Gemeos x Aryz in Poland

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 27, 2012
After recently exhibiting at the ICA in Boston and creating a magnificent mural that courted international media attention, Os Gemeos are now in Lodz, Poland where they have begun painting a collaborative wall with the young Spanish muralist, Aryz.

Os Gemeos and Aryz begin mural in Poland

Street Art // Sunday, August 26, 2012
After recently exhibiting at the ICA in Boston and creating a magnificent mural that courted international media attention, Os Gemeos are now in Lodz, Poland where they have begun painting a collaborative wall with the young Spanish muralist, Aryz. This will be the first time these artists have collaborated with each other and being strong supporters of both, we are excited to see the final product!

David Byrne Makes Bike Racks

Juxtapoz // Sunday, August 26, 2012
Any daily New York cyclist will tell you there are a serious lack of bike racks in all the boroughs. Everyone’s lugging these massive chains around so they can lock their bikes to something not intended for locking, trees work well. Any new bike racks mean a win for cyclists, whether Talking Heads lead singer, David Byrne, designed them or not, in this case he did.

Roa Paints Building in Arizona Desert

Street Art // Friday, August 24, 2012
Appearing to be everywhere at once, Roa’s work is now popping up in the desert of Arizona in conjunction with the Painted Desert Project. Organized by artists, Yote and Jetsonorama, the project aims to educate other of the various creative aspects of Navajo Culture. Other artists that have participated and contributed work are Overunder, Doodles, Labrona, and more.

Aakash Nihalani Goes Tape on Long Island

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 24, 2012
One of the artists that we are excited to meet at Nuart this year is Aakash Nihalani, who has taken a very interesting, geometric, often illusionary approach to public and street work. Recently, he was on Long Island for the Lisa de Kooning Artist in Residence program, and the result of his work is quite impressive. 

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