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.

Pharmacy Herbs and Mutant Weeds by Luzinterruptus

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 04, 2012
One of our favorite street intervention collectives we have seen over the past year is Luzinterruptus, a Madrid-based group that takes high-concept street art to a new level with fully interactive pieces that highlight the problems in the given city they work in. Pharmacy Herbs deals with light pollution in Madrid.

"Waiting for Climate Change" byIsaac Cordal

Street Art // Saturday, March 31, 2012
Working in one of the smallest mediums in the street we know of, Isaac Cordol’s  newest ephemeral installations comment on stereotypes of people that confront climate change in different ways.  Starting today, March 31st through September 30th, 2012, the artist will create work on the beach of De Panne in Belgium, as well as in a local historic villa once occupied by Chalutier.

Grass Carpeted Streets

Street Art // Friday, March 30, 2012
In attempt to connect the small French village of Jaujac to it’s vibrant natural surroundings, artist Gaelle Villedary installed 1400 feet of grass snaking through the city streets.  The city was also celebrating its 10th anniversary of their arts and nature program.  The installation was made of 168-lawn turf rolls laid over ¼ mile distance.

The Simpsons in Chernobyl

Street Art // Thursday, March 29, 2012
A muralist by the name Combo created a very appropriate Simpsons family portrait power plant scene inside a building at the Chernobyl disaster sight.  The artists also created a power plant landscape mural as well.  Click to see the other mural!

L.A. Freewalls Video

Street Art // Thursday, March 29, 2012
A recent popular topic among the Juxtapoz staff has been the conversation of Los Angeles’s current political stance toward public art and murals.  We have been talking with several artists in hopes of gaining a more insightful perspective on the issue and there will be some interesting discussions printed in one of our future issues.

Peter Land Public Sculptures

Street Art // Thursday, March 29, 2012
Multi-disciplinary, Copenhagen-based artist, Peter Land, primarily works in video installations, but will occasionally create some wonderful public work as seen in the following selection of photographs.  The artist has exhibited extensively through Europe as well showed as in the U.S. and has been included in a number of selected publications.

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