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.

How and Nosm's "This Side of Paradise" Installation Photos and Video

Street Art // Wednesday, March 28, 2012
These photographs of How and Nosm’s installation in The Andrew Freedman Home is saying alot, as in “They killed it.”   “This side of Paradise” is a project inviting numerous artists to create site-specific work to revitalize an old welfare hotel located in the Bronx and is also the title of famed author F. Scott Fitzgerald’s first novel.    Artists included are Bruce Richards, Daze, Crash, Cheryl Pope among many others.  The space is open to the public and can viewed through June 5th, 2012.  

Jeff Koons Proposes Dangling Train Over High Line

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 28, 2012
One of the largest tourist draws to New York City has been the newly developed High Line, and artist Jeff Koons has proposed hanging a massive steam locomotive over it dangling from a crane. The sculpture would be a replica 1943 Baldwin 2900 steam locomotive titled “Train.”

Pez in London

Street Art // Tuesday, March 27, 2012
The streets of Barcelona are littered with grinning sneaky fish, popping out in the strangest of places.  The artist responsible for these humorous little guys goes by the name Pez and is currently in London for an upcoming show at Tony’s gallery titled “Smiling Since 1999? that will open on April 6th.  He has managed to paint the following walls around town and more.

Dangling Train Replica by Jeff Koons

Street Art // Tuesday, March 27, 2012
One of the largest tourist draws to New York City has been the newly developed High Line, and artist Jeff Koons has proposed hanging a massive steam locomotive over it dangling from a crane.  The sculpture would be a replica 1943 Baldwin 2900 steam locomotive titled “Train.”

Mark Jenkins is Clever

Street Art // Sunday, March 25, 2012
For this wet Sunday we leave you with this simple piece from Mark Jenkins whose work continuously keeps us laughing and optimistic about artists using concepts for their work in the streets.

John Pugh Mural Illusions

Street Art // Saturday, March 24, 2012
Using realistic images and having an undeniable talent for painting, John Pugh, creates incredible optical illusions that keep you second-guessing.  As the artist states about his work, “ I have found that the "language" of life-size illusions allow me to communicate with a very large audience. It seems almost universal that people take delight in being visually tricked. Once captivated by the illusion, the viewer is lured to cross an artistic threshold and thus seduced into exploring the concept of the piece.”

Ludo x Ox Paris Billboards

Street Art // Friday, March 23, 2012
Parisian street artists, Ludo and Ox, appropriately and cleverly titled their newest collaborative billboard works seen here as “Nine Inch Snails.”   Brilliant.

3D Street Murals by John Pugh

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 23, 2012
We got an email this morning from a colleague telling us we had to check out the 3D street art of John Pugh. Or as Pugh calls it, "Monumental Mural Art." He practices the technique of trompe l'oeil, a technique that involves extremely realistic images creating an optical illusion that makes objects appear in 3D.

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