Deer Shaped Electricity Pylons

Street Art // Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Here is a unique concept that would put some life into the mundane electricity pylons we are all accustom to seeing.  The Moscow-based design firm, Design Depot, created these visual samples of what it would look like if the structures resembled a deer.  Most likely not cost efficient, but look more interesting than the standard design.

Cat Drawn in Chalk

Street Art // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
It’s obvious we love all things cats.  We don’t discriminate against dogs, however the feline image is more appealing to us.   This image of a cat was created by a 20-year old artist from Russia named Rustam Vallev.   Valley creates a variety of photo-realistic chalk renderings, however this is the one that caught our eye.

More from Never2501 in Richmond, Va

Street Art // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Painting yet another wall while in Richmond, Va for the G40 Art Summit, Never2501 painted an oversized key using his signature snake-like lines with a touch of red.

Triangulo Dorado Installation

Street Art // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The Buenos Aires-based collective known as, Triangulo Dorado, shared some photos from a recent exhibition where they created an onsite mural accompanied with a large amount of mixed media work.

Teaser: May 2012 Public Art Issue with ESPO, Swoon, El Mac, and JR

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
We are pleased to announce our very special May 2012 issue, a special examination on the state of public art today. We have published 4 special covers for the occasion, Steve Powers, JR, Swoon, and El Mac, as well as features with Nuart, FAME Festival, Swoon, Powers, JR, an essay by Ron English, and a conversation between Revok and Saber.

JR x Lui Bolin in NYC Video

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 10, 2012
With JR being one of four cover artists for our special May 2012 Public Art investigation and report, we look at the French photographer and public artist's project with famed Chinese artist Lui Bolin on the streets of NYC. Shot on Elizabeth Street in Manhattan, the video shows the bes of JR's work with the camouflage style of Bolin.

Skate Color Explosion

Street Art // Sunday, April 08, 2012
What explanation is actually needed here? This picture says it all. Skating with a whole lot of color.

Deer Hydro Towers by Design Depot

Juxtapoz // Sunday, April 08, 2012
One thing we have learned (of many) as we have been traveliing through Sri Lanka this past week is how ugly and eye-soring a power line can be in lush, beautiful environments. That is why we love the Deer shaped hydro tower concept designed by Moscow-based Design Depot.

"Horizons" sculpture in New Zealand

Street Art // Thursday, April 05, 2012
    f Visually similar to an optical illusion or resembling a drawing on top of a photograph, Horizons is an actual real sculpture created by artist Neil Dawson.  The sculpture was constructed from welded and painted steel to look like a windblown piece of paper. The piece is located in New Zealand on a private art park owned by Alan Gibbs.

The Big Dig

Street Art // Thursday, April 05, 2012
Based on what it might be like to dig a hole to China, German design firm, Topteki, created an installation based on this idea titled The Big Dig.  Built for a show at the XI’AN garden show in China in 2011, the hole was accompanied with an audio soundtrack of sounds from Argentina, U.S., Sweden, and Germany that were projected out of the hole giving the feeling they were coming from the other end.

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