Gardens by the Bay in Singapore

Street Art // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Officially opening on June 29, 2012, Gardens by the Bay is a horticulture oasis of three massive waterfront landscapes in Singapore’s marina bay in downtown.  With multiple themed areas such as, cooled conservatories, a flower dome and cloud forest, and a supertrees vertical garden, plan to spend an entire day admiring the vast amount of ecelctic greenery.

3D Pac-Man Ground Painting

Street Art // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Inspired by the classic arcade video game Pac-Man from the 80s, Leon Keer created the following 3D painting on the sidewalk in Venlo, Netherlands.  Come to think of it, it’s been a while since we happened upon a sit down Pac-Man machine, always conducive with a slice of pizza and some friendly competition.

Mesa in Athens, Greece

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Participating in the Meeting of Styles Festival in Athens, Greece, Mesa painted this large portrait of a women looking into the distance.

Dal Mural in In Windhoek, Namibia

Street Art // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Dal’s newest mural that spans two blocks of a building in Windhoek, Namibia is titled “Breaking Tempo.”   A number of his distinct ribbon style animals are scene running, jumping, and shedding their strange material on this mural.

New Mesa Mural in Athens, Greece

Street Art // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Participating in the Meeting of Styles Festival in Athens, Greece, Mesa painted this large portrait of a women looking into the distance.

New Hyuro piece in Valencia

Street Art // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Many street artists feel the need to create large-scale work, however the smaller pieces that are site specific are just as impactful.  Spanish muralist, Hyuro is a great example of an artist working on a smaller scale, with strong imagery, and her work stands out among the rest.  This newest piece, which we believe to be inspired by a Ryan McGinley photograph was painted in Valencia, Spain where you can see plenty of her other work in the streets.

New Swoon in Brooklyn

Street Art // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
New Swoon pieces have been popping up around Brooklyn and they are a stand out among all the amateur attempts at “street art” you become desensitized to seeing.  As usual, this piece is highly intricate in its cuts and line work.

The Singing Ringing Tree

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Designed by architects Mike Tonkin and Anna Liu of Tonkin Liu, the Singing Ringing Tree is a wind powered sound sculpture resembling a tree set in the landscape of the Pennine mountain range overlooking Burnley, in Lancashire, England. The piece is constructed from galvanized steel, which harness the energy of the wind to produce a slightly discordant and penetrating choral sound covering a range of octaves.

The Flatiron Mural in Toronto

Street Art // Monday, June 18, 2012
Located in downtown Toronto, the Flatiron building built in 1891 by architect David Roberts was the first flatiron preceding the famed New York building.  In 1998, Canadian artist, Derek Besant painted a mural that mirrors the building directly across from it.  The mural consists of over 50 panels attached to a steel frame mounted on the wall and gives off the effect that the painting is fluttering in the wind, being held up by screws.

Conor Harrington @ FAME Festival, 2012

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 18, 2012
It is that time of the year... the 2012 edition of FAME Festival in Grottaglie, Italy has officially began to see some works appear on the streets, with Irish-born, London-based Conor Harrington kicking off with some outstanding street pieces. Harrington has been to FAME in prior years, but is it us, or is he just getting better, and better, and better? The October 2008 cover artist looks to have painted about 5 walls in town...

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