Liqen @ Wall Therapy in Rochester, Ny

Street Art // Saturday, August 04, 2012
Liqen’s contribution to Wall Therapy in Rochester, NY is a provocative black and white mural with strong line work. The image consists of an American eagle captured, guarded and under surveillance, likely a metaphor for American’s “freedoms.”

Top 25 Os Gemeos Street Art

Top List // Friday, August 03, 2012
Brazilian twins Os Gemeos create some of the most iconic, instantly recognizable street and public art of any contemporary art in the world today. Or ever, if you want to really break this down. In honor of their museum exhibition at the Boston ICA opening today, August 3, we look back at our favorite street works from the 2x Juxtapoz cover artists. From multi-storied murals, to collaborations, to castles and simple characters hidden away in the depths of a city, Os Gemeos will continue to amaze and redefine what street art is.

Olek Covers Einstein Sculpture in Washington D.C

Street Art // Friday, August 03, 2012
Olek recently crochet covered a large sculpture of Albert Einstein while she was visiting Washington D.C. The New York-based artist was included and in town for ithe “40 under 40: Craft Futures” exhibition at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in D.C.

Video and Photos: The Environmental Works of Patrick Dougherty

Street Art // Friday, August 03, 2012
Using carpentry skills and tree saplings as his medium, North Carolina-based sculptor, Patrick Dougherty, creates large-scale environmental works outdoor and indoor. Over the last thirty years, he has built over 230 of these dreamlike forts, earning numerous prestigious awards and exhibiting internationally.

JR Begins New Wall in Brooklyn

Street Art // Thursday, August 02, 2012
Famed French photographer/wheatpaster, JR, is seen here working on a new large mural in Brooklyn. It appears that the piece might just be one eyeball staring off in the distance, a simple non-intrusive image.  More information  and completed photos soon.

"Happy Rainbow" Exhibition by FriendsWithYou

Street Art // Thursday, August 02, 2012
“Happy Rainbow” is an interactive exhibition in Hong Kong featuring a rainbow shrine with a forty-foot interactive bounce house and a number of fiberglass, plush and resin sculptures from the Los Angeles-based collective, FriendsWithYou. As their website explains, “Designed to envelope the visitors and transcend them into a higher state of self awareness, “Happy Rainbow,” is a journey into yourself.”

Roa @ Wall Therapy Festival

Street Art // Thursday, August 02, 2012
Belgian-based muralist, Roa, painted two massive awkwardly sleeping bears for the Wall Therapy Festival in Rochester, New York.

"A Few of Everything" by Escif in Naples

Street Art // Thursday, August 02, 2012
"The owner of this house is a man that works a few on everything, but not really on something. Naples is something like that.”  Spanish muralist, Escif, made this unobtrusive painting blending into the scenery on the side of a home in Naples.

M-City at Traffic Design Festival

Street Art // Wednesday, August 01, 2012
M-City has brought another large-scale mural to the streets of Poland. This time around, the city of Gdynia, Poland hosts a wall for the artist to paint during the Traffic Design Festival. An above and below aquatic view with two matching ships can b seen in the artist unique rendering.

Os Gemeos Mural in Boston

Street Art // Wednesday, August 01, 2012
While in town setting up for their show at the ICA, the Brazilian duo, Os Gemeos, appropriately painted a mural or two around town. A larger one is being painted as we speak and we will have pictures when that’s completed, but this little one will have to tide you over until then.