The Cloud

Street Art // Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Projected to be finished in Seoul, South Korea, in 2016, The Cloud is a controversial pair of skyscrapers designed by Dutch firm MVRDV.  Named after the “pixilated cloud” connecting the two towers, some critics say there is a strong resemblance to the Twin Towers on 9/11.  We think it’s a stretch, what do you think?

NICOLE DEXTRAS SCULPTURES

Street Art // Wednesday, January 04, 2012
Aside from being a seasonal teacher at Emily Carr University of Art in Vancouver, BC, Nicole Dextras creates outdoor, three-dimensional typography sculptures using mostly natural elements.

Lights in the Breeze: Bourrasque by Paul Cocksedge

Juxtapoz // Saturday, December 31, 2011
London's Paul Cocksedge created this brilliant public light installation, Bourrasque, that to us resembles papers blowing in the wind. The light installation was installed at a hotel in Lyon, France for the city's Festival of Lights.

Cesar Baldaccini's Thumb

Street Art // Friday, December 30, 2011
Cesar Baldaccini is a renowned French Sculptor and important figure in the Noveau Realisme movement. His most famous piece of work, Thumb is a reproduction of his own thumb and fingerprints, worth $1.7 million.

Ecuador Brings Out the Hulk, Smurfs, Hellboy for New Years

Juxtapoz // Friday, December 30, 2011
Some countries have unique New Years' celebrations, but we think Guayaquil, Ecuador may have the best celebration yet. Photographer Ricardo Bohorquez catpured the town in anticipation for 2012, with massive paper-and-wood figures of the Hulk, Smurfs, Chucky and others ready to be burnt as the clock hits midnight.

Subverting Your Order

Street Art // Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Bizarre but refreshing new mural by street artist, Laguna.  A strange morphing of a bolt into a shell?  Check out the detail shots!

Isacc Cordal in Brussels

Street Art // Tuesday, December 27, 2011
London-based sculpture and photographer, Isaac Cordal created some new small cement figures for the streets of Brussels.

Small-Scale Worlds

Street Art // Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Spanish street artist, Xuan Alyfe has been busy over the last couple weeks creating several new miniature paintings, all packed full of intriguing details.

Rainbow Family Village in Taichung, Taiwan

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 26, 2011
A very cool public art center, the Rainbow Family Village, takes up a few city blocks in Taichung, Taiwan. From the photographer's research, the Rainbow village was painted by 92-year old Huang Yongfu, an original native of Hong Kong.

Mark Jenkins Tape Sculptures

Street Art // Saturday, December 24, 2011
Washington DC-based street artist, Mark Jenkins is known for placing various objects made from tape in the city landscape.  His ongoing series titled “The Storker Project” consists of placing plastic tape babies in abnormal locations and having appeared as far as Poland, Brazil Portugal, Italy, New York, and more.

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