Video: Giant Inflatable RedBall Project UK

Street Art // Friday, July 20, 2012
Earlier this year, we reported on Kurt Perschke’s Red Ball Project that has toured as far as cities such as Taipei, Sydney, Aru Dhabi, and Barcelona. This summer, the project made its way to the UK for the first time, inflating the gigantic red ball in 20 different sites around the country. Filmmaker, Danny Cooke was on location to document the process and public reaction for each of the sites.  Check out this nicely shot and edited video put together by Cooke.

2 New Walls from Vhils in Vardø, Norway

Street Art // Friday, July 20, 2012
Vhils who chips and carves portraits into the façade of buildings is currently creating work along with many other artists for the Komafest Festival in Vardø, Norway.  The artist produced two portraits of local fisherman, one on an old wooden house and the other on stucco built building.

"Kapitalizm" by AEC of Interesni Kazki

Street Art // Friday, July 20, 2012
Participating in the Bloop Festival in Ibiza, Spain, AEC of Interesni Kazki painted this water drop microcosm mural. Rich in impressive detail, we can see five different and often controversial areas of capitalism in one drop.

¨Arbol de la vida" by Hyuro

Street Art // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Hyuro’s newest addition to the street is a piece entitled “Arbol de la vida” translated to “Tree of Life.”  This bizarre imagery shows a large group of women hanging from a leafless tree.  It was painted in Tepito, located in the Cuauhtemoc borough of Mexico City.

Steve Powers @ Komafest, Norway

Street Art // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Steve Powers newest addition to the urban landscape is in Vardø, Norway for Komafest. The public artist who is known for leaving witty punch lines and puns where ever he works has created this new piece with the words “Eternal Light and/or Eternal Night.”  The artist used the following phrase in reference to Vardø’s sun that does not set during this time of year.

Os Gemeos @ Institute Of Contemporary Art/Boston

Street Art // Thursday, July 19, 2012
The prolific Brazilian twins, Otávio and Gustavo Pandolfo, most known as Os Gemeos, will be having their first solo U.S. museum exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston opening August 1, 2012.  The show will feature 11 new works, including painting, sculpture, and a new public mural created in conjunction with the opening of the exhibition.

Conor Harrington @ Komafest, Norway

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 19, 2012
UK-based painter, Conor Harrington, recently painted this mural in Vardo, Norway for Komafest. The mural shows a slain deer at the foot of man dressed in colonial wear.

M-City Mural in Jarocin, Poland

Street Art // Thursday, July 19, 2012
Polish muralist, Mariusz Waraz, aka M-City, just finished painting this giant broken tape mural in Jarocin, Poland. Waraz did an excellent job with the space, working around the windows and satellite dish.  The drop shadow adds a nice feeling of depth as well.

Olek's Crocheted Gator in Sao Paulo

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 19, 2012
There is a lack of large animal themed playgrounds; actually there is a lack of creative playgrounds in general, the options are endless really. Why not a massive gator-themed space for kids and adults? In San Paulo, there is a playground shaped as an alligator and for the 2012 SESC Arts show they invited Brooklyn-based artist, Olek, to cover the trademark crochet creations.

Connor Harrington in Vardø, Norway

Street Art // Wednesday, July 18, 2012
UK-based painter, Conor Harrington, recently painted this mural in Vardo, Norway for Komafest.  The mural shows a slain deer at the foot of man dressed in colonial wear.

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