Creative Native

Street Art // Sunday, July 08, 2012
It’s not very often you see a skillfully painted portrait of a Native American wearing sunglasses on the side of a freight train car.

"The Four Seasons" by Philip Haas

Street Art // Saturday, July 07, 2012
Four 15-foot-high fiberglass sculptures representing the four seasons currently occupy the garden of the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London.  The sculptures were created by artist and filmmaker, Philip Hass, who was inspired by Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s Renaissance paintings of the four seasons, comprising Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.  They are creepy, peculiar, and very well done.

NEw Xuan Alyfe Murals

Street Art // Friday, July 06, 2012
It’s been a while since we have posted new work from Spanish artist, Xuan Alyfe.  The artists often flattened perspective, geometrical shapes and dream-like surrealism continues to intrigue us.  We can’t compare Alyfe’s murals to other work being created outdoors right now, an important factor in our attraction to what he is doing.

"How I Roll" by Paola Pivi

Street Art // Friday, July 06, 2012
A six-seat airplane will continue to roll in a circular motion 24 hours a day until August 26th, 2012 in Central Park.  Alaskan-based artist, Paola Pivi, created this site-specific installation with the help of New York’s public art fund.  “How I Roll” is part of a series of sculptures Pivi has created from large machinery, making them move and function in ways not originally intended.

"Prisoner of the Sea Part 2" by Sat One

Street Art // Friday, July 06, 2012
While visiting Bulgaria, Munich-based artist, Sat One, was invited to paint a tower in the port of Varna.  The artist’s abstract painting of deconstructed ships seems appropriate for the location and the final product is magnificent.

LEGO Forest Installation in the Broken Hill Desert, Australia

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 06, 2012
We endorse small towns in the middle of nowhere creating a public art project that resonates beyond their isolation, hell, we wrote an entire essay on the topic in our May 2012 Public Art Issue. In the mining town of Broken Hill in New South Wales, Australia, LEGO continues their celebration of their 50th birthday with a life-sized, LEGO forest in the desert.

Lego Bridge in Germany

Street Art // Thursday, July 05, 2012
Over the course of 4 weeks, German artist, Martin Heuwold, aka Megx, used colored panels to transform this bridge into a vibrant Lego brick overpass.  The bridge is part of debunk train line that was converted in to bicycle and pedestrian path located in Wuppertal, Germany.

Other Boxcar Portrait

Street Art // Thursday, July 05, 2012
New train painting by Canadian artist, Other, of friend and fellow artist Daser.

2 New Murals from Aris

Street Art // Thursday, July 05, 2012
Italy-based street artist, Aris, recently painted two new murals in his abstract style with great use of negative space.  The second mural was painted for this years R.I.P.ARTE Festival in Fabriano, Italy

Abandoned House turned Gigantic Dollhouse by Heather Benning

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 05, 2012
Have abandoned farmhouse, will transform it into a life-sized dollhouse. Canadian artist Heather Benning, took a rural farmhouse, painted the walls, added furniture, and literally took away an entire wall of the two-story structure in order to give it the authentic dollhouse viewpoint. Benning has spent a career working with the idea of rural displacement, and this seems to be the penultimate project.

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