MC Escher-inspired "Endless Stair" @ St. Paul's Cathedral, London

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 07, 2013
To mark the London Design Festival 2013, de Rijke Marsh Morgan Architects (dRMM) designed the MC Escher-inspired wooden staircase rightly titled Endless Stair. Visitors will be able to walk around the 20 interlocking staircases constructed of tulipwood. One of the architects, Alex de Rijke described the staircases as "a three-dimensional exercise in composition, structure and scale and as both a marker and a meeting place." 

New Big Cat drawing from Philippe Beaudelocque

Street Art // Thursday, June 06, 2013
Using the very impermanent chalk as his medium, Paris-based artist, Philippe Baudelocque drew up this unidentifiable big cat filled with intricate designs and patterns.

Okuda in Detroit

Street Art // Thursday, June 06, 2013
San Miguel Okuda aka Okuda is a Madrid-based multi-disciplinary artist who occasionally paints outdoors and does so exceptional well. This brick wall in Detroit recently acquired a highly surreal, vibrantly colored piece from the artist.

Kofie and Sowat in Paris

Street Art // Thursday, June 06, 2013
While in Paris for his exhibition “California Soul” at Openspace, Los Angeles-based artist, Kofie hooked up with Sowat from the DMV crew to collaborate on a piece. The two went to the 430,000 sq ft abandoned casino supermarket in a Parisian suburb where Sowat has been inviting artists for over a year to come create work in. 

New work from Ox in Paris

Street Art // Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Taking in account the surrounding environment and visually interacting with it, Paris-based artist, Ox has created several new works each stylistically different but all having their own unique effect.

“Hoy es el Futuro” by Escif

Street Art // Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Escif  recently painted this cassette tape with the words “Hoy es el Futuro,” which translates in English to “Today is the Future” in his hometown of Valencia, Spain.

James Dive Fits Entire Amusement Park in a Cube

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 05, 2013
James Dive of The Glue Society recently squished, crammed, and compacted an entire amusement park including rides and prizes into a 4-meter cube. Entitled Once, the piece is on show at Sculpture by the Sea in Aarhus, Denmark. Up until July 1st, "The project is about the finality of a missed moment," says Dive. "Creating [it] was undoubtedly the most violent process I've ever embarked upon."

Installations and Public Art by Clemens Behr

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 05, 2013
This morning we take a look at he work of Berlin-based artist Clemens Behr. Clemen's process "begins with space, which acts as a basis for planning." According to the artist, "the space defines the colors and shapes, as well as any fixing or mounting possibilities and the dimensions of the piece." Once he has an idea or composition visualized, he usually begins by painting cardboard and screwing together a wooden frame to fix the cardboard to.

Banksy's art gets Privatized

Street Art // Tuesday, June 04, 2013
$1.1 million US dollars is how much a removed Banksy artwork sold at a private auction held by a London-based company named Sincura Group over the weekend. The group that specializes in hard to find aka unobtainable items for clients sold the piece to an unnamed buyer. The artwork was originally stenciled on the side of a thrift store in London where it received considerable attention from locals and street art fans before it was mysteriously removed. The piece first went up for sale at an auction in Miami, but was withdrawn from the auction after pressure from an organized international campaign.

X-Rainbow pieces by Shok-1

Street Art // Tuesday, June 04, 2013
The X-ray negative effect specialist, Shok-1, has been working on a series of murals that use the color spectrum of a rainbow with various themes. We are particularly fond of the most recent vertebrae piece

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