Liqen in Okinawa, Japan

Street Art // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Spanish muralist, Liqen, who was featured in our printed April 2012 issue, traveled to Okinawa, Japan last month leaving traces of his handy work around the island.  One mural done with a roller depicts a tiny atomic cloud in the palm of a hand and in another part of Okinawa faces were painted on a collection of cinder blocks.

Do Ho Suh’s "Fallen Star"

Street Art // Wednesday, June 13, 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.  The work reflects the artists on-going exploration of themes around the idea of home, cultural displacement, the perception of our surroundings, and how one constructs a memory of a space

Nychos in Brooklyn

Street Art // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Is that an Iron Maiden shirt Nychos is wearing there?  We can see how his work is influenced by Derek Riggs who created all the epic covers for the English heavy metal band.  This new skull-splitting piece is on a roof in Brooklyn and will surely take someone off guard, if not give them nightmares.

The Shadow by Brigitte Zieger

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Brigitte Zieger’s created this fantastic outdoor installation for the Les Environnementales Biennial of Contemporary Art at Tecomah, an environmental studies school outside of Paris. She created The Shadow, the impression of an aeroplane flying overhead... only in her work, the shadow is permanent.

Peter Burke's Mold Sculptures

Street Art // Tuesday, June 12, 2012
London born multi-disciplinary artist, Peter Burke, was trained as a jig and tool designer with Rolls Royce before becoming a full time artist. Burke uses his engineering skills to create his figurative sculptures from man-made materials. The moldings designs are to be industrially produced and repeated to reflect the use of industrial production methods.  His work has been exhibited internationally since 1973 and is included in many private collections.

Bruce Munro's Illuminated Landscapes

Street Art // Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Best viewed at night, installation artist, Bruce Munro, has created a radiant and colorful installation at Longwood Gardens in Philadelphia open to the public. Using 20,000 Illuminated stems, numerous CDs made to resemble water lilies, and a large amount of LEDs along a hillside, the 23 acres of land is worth exploring. The Garden hosts a range of activities through the summer including music events, craft nights, and contests.

New Other Painting

Street Art // Tuesday, June 12, 2012
A favorite artist of ours known for making unique images on trains, Other, recently shared a new painting of his made from a mixture of oil sticks and spray paint on wooden canvas.

M-City Paints Józef Mehoffer’s House

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 12, 2012
M-City was recently in Krakow, Poland for the ArtBooom Festival where he painted a mural on the side of famed Polish artist, Józef Mehoffer’s house, which now serves as a museum. The interior of the building houses antique furniture, chandeliers, wall hangings, clocks, books, and other works of art, including numerous works by the artist including stained-glass items, oils, decorative portraits, drawings, and many other items.

New Murals from AEC of Interesni Kazki in Cholula, Mexico

Street Art // Monday, June 11, 2012
AEC who makes up half of the Ukrainian mural duo, Interesni Kazki, painted multiple murals while visiting Cholula, Mexico. The artist also teamed up with Mexico City-based muralist, Saner, for a joint collaboration.  These particular pieces look that much better and add a lot of life to the old dilapidated walls.

Hyuro mural for the¨Festival Mislata¨

Street Art // Monday, June 11, 2012
Spanish muralist, Hyuro, recently painted this image of a severed body of a deer for the ¨Festival Mislata¨ in Valencia, Spain.


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