"Call Parade" in San Paulo

Street Art // Thursday, May 31, 2012
San Paulo, Brazil has developed a fantastic public arts project involving 100 artists to participate in decorating and painting 100 public telephone booths around the city.  The project entitled Call Parade has already hit the streets and the “Super brain” design by artist Carla Pires de Carvalho Fernandes is our favorite.

MCA Tribute by Shepard Fairey and Glen E. Friedman

Street Art // Thursday, May 31, 2012
Adam Yauch, aka MCA, of the Beastie Boys is remembered with a memorial billboard in Los Angeles courtesy of Shepard Fairey and Glen E. Friedman.

Fiesa Sand Sculpture Festival

Street Art // Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Every year the Fiesa International Sand Sculpture Festival takes place in Pêra, Algarve,Portugal bringing together the most talented sculptures from around the world to build a city-like installation.  Using thirty-five thousand tons of sand to build with, the theme is ever changing ranging from Hollywood, discoveries, living world, and animal kingdom.  This year’s event opened last Friday on May 25, 2012 and will run until October 25.

Flesh-eating zombie garden gnomes

Street Art // Wednesday, May 30, 2012
With recent headlines of a face-eating person in Florida, whose response to a police officers demand to stop was to look back with flesh in his mouth and grumble, face-eating gnomes seem all to timely.  Los Angeles-based couple, Chris Stever and Jane DeRosa, has created a series of gruesome zombie gnomes in grotesque scenarios.

Pixel Pancho & Truly Design Collaboration in Bolzano, Italy

Street Art // Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Painted in part of the 39C Jam festival in Bolzano, Italy, Pixel Pancho, and Truly Design Crew members Ninja1 and Mauro184, collaborated on the following wall.

The Rejects @ Reed Projects Inaugural Show in Stavanger, Norway

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Our good friends at Nuart, whom we featured in our May 2012 Public Art issue, and who hold down a few great public art and music festivals in Stavanger, Norway each year, just opend a permanent gallery space,  Reed Projects, and their inaugural show, The Rejects, in Stavanger this past weekend. They kicked off the new space with a group show that encapsulates a bunch of the artists who have created murals in and around Stavanger each year.

New Andrew Schoultz Mural in Toronto, Canada

Street Art // Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Juxtapoz’s good friend and our March 2012 Cover artist, Andrew Schoultz, sent over photographs of a new mural completed over the course of seven days in Toronto, Canada.  Schoultz is in Toronto for a two-person exhibition with artist Richard Coleman that opens this Friday June 1, 2012 at Cooper Cole Gallery.

Agostino Iacurci in Gaeta, Italy

Street Art // Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Rome-based multidisciplinary artist, Agostino Lacurci, is in Lazio, Italy where he recently completed multiple murals for the Memorie Urbane Festival.  The artist kept to his familiar color palette for all these new works.

Vhils in Aveiro

Street Art // Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Last week, Vhils created a portrait in Lisbon using his unique technique of chipping away at the surface and this week he has taken to another wall in Aveiro to create the following piece.

"Vines and a Trumpet" by Phlegm

Street Art // Monday, May 28, 2012
Sheffield-based artist, Phlegm, made a trip to London and painted the following two pieces.  On one wall he painted a primitive-looking trumpet and on the other  his signature characters are seen standing on a tree stump, while holding a smoking house with vines coming out the windows.

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