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...

Singing Ringing Tree

Street Art // Monday, June 18, 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.

Faile Bookcovers

Street Art // Monday, June 18, 2012
Faile’s newest series of bookcovers was released last Wednesday and is already sold out.  A range of classic imagery, and typography are displayed on a combination of found book covers using various cut paper and silkscreen ink.

Never2501 Mural In Genova, Italy

Street Art // Sunday, June 17, 2012
Never2501 painted this mural in Genova, Italy recently for an event humorously titled “"Nazi Fascist Graffiti Jam."

New Escif Mural in Rome

Street Art // Saturday, June 16, 2012
Spanish muralist, Escif, is in Rome preparing for a show entitled "Suspension Of Disbelief" at the Wunderkammern Gallery.  The artist painted this massive ear while in town, which is part of his newest series of public works different from what we have previously seen from him.

Peter Kunz Architektur: Garagenatelier in Herdern

Street Art // Friday, June 15, 2012
We prefer looking at cars parked in this manner as opposed to your standard eye violating parking garage.  Designed by Swiss practice Peter Kunz Architekturm the “Garagenatelier” consists of five concrete cubes embedded into the hillside landscape, only partially being revealed. With glass pains offering distant views from the parked cars,  this could be a great place to take a date you intend to make out with!

New Mural by Triangulo Dorado in Buenos Aires

Street Art // Friday, June 15, 2012
The mural collective, Triangulo Dorado, just completed a new mural in the streets of their hometown Buenos Aires, Argentina.  The quote written in this piece comes from the teaching of famed Indian guru and yogi, Paramahansa Yogananda.  It translates in English to "Seek happiness more and more in your mind and less and less in material things.”

New Phlegm work in Cayton Bay, Scarborough

Street Art // Friday, June 15, 2012
As the artist tells and as we have noticed, Phlegm has been spending a significant amount of time painting in the vicinity of water.  This newest piece was painted an on an old ww2 pillbox in Cayton Bay, Scarborough.

Falling Star: Do Ho-Suh in San Diego

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 15, 2012
“Falling Star” is an installation by South Korean artist, Do Ho Suh, which leaves a house balancing on the roof of a seven story building on the UC San Diego Campus. Looking as if the house dropped from the sky, visitors can view the piece on the roof, enjoy a beautiful well-manicured garden, and catch a descent view of the surrounding San Diego landscape.

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