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.

"Beauty Behind the Corner": Site Specific Fashion @ FAME Festival

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 05, 2012
The people/person at Studio Cromie in Grottaglie, Italy who organize and produce the fantastic public art festival, FAME, have just started a site-specific project of tee-shirts made in limited numbers at the Studio Cromie space. If you have ever been to Grottaglie, then you know how distinct and fantastic the various walls and buildings are, and Studio Cromie has captured the unique aesthetic on the tees. Video after the jump...

Bored: Monopoly on the Streets of Chicago

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 04, 2012
First off, a street and or public artist named Bored is quite good, and second, we continue the search for good 4th of July content with this wonderful street project of putting Monopoly on the streets of Chicago. Chance cards, property, and dice were placed around town by Bored, turning the streets into a little game, if they weren't already.

Tonybee Tiles

Street Art // Tuesday, July 03, 2012
For three decades, someone has been laying cryptic tile messages about resurrecting the dead in the cities roads throughout the U.S. and around the world.   These tiles have been named Toynbee Tiles after the British historian, Arnold Toynbee, who often discussed the rise and fall of civilizations.  The people or person responsible for these tiles has remained a secret with many theories as to who is responsible.

Hyuro in Valencia

Street Art // Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Hyuro recently created this simple image of a woman holding a child in an elastic crepe bandage-looking line style.  This piece was painted in the town of Valencia where much of her other work can bee seen on the streets.

New Fintan Magee Murals

Street Art // Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Brisbane-based street artist, Fintan Magee, has been keeping busy creating new murals with his unusual scenes full of dark imagery.

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