Stockholm Public Metro Art

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Yesterday we lamented that San Francisco's train stations were not nearly as cool as the one in Toledo, Naples. Now we're thinking Stockholm...

"The Reading Nest" by Mark Reigelman

Street Art // Monday, June 24, 2013
Inspired by mythological objects and creatures of knowledge, artist Mark Reigelman created “The Reading Nest” from 10,000 discarded wood boards found around Cleveland. The installation was constructed outside the Cleveland Public library and Reigelman explains the process saying, “This collection process reinforces the notion of community and highlights the Cleveland Public Library as a resource for everyone.”

New wall from David De La Mano

Street Art // Monday, June 24, 2013
David De La Mano from Spain has painted a new piece that consists of two silhouetted heads, with another embedded silhouette of a face made from Small figures. 

"Mandarin" by Liqen in Dulwich

Street Art // Monday, June 24, 2013
Liqen recently graced the city of Dunwich, U.K. with an exceptional new mural much different from his usual black and white works. A devious mandarin with insect extremities and pieces of architecture piercing out of it was painted to a gorgeous natural background.

Painting branches mural by Pejac

Street Art // Monday, June 24, 2013
Using a subtractive approach to create a surreal image, Pejac’s silhouette of a character visually appears to be painting branches from brick set to a white background.

Hyperreal Beached Whale in London

Juxtapoz // Saturday, June 22, 2013
As part of the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, a performance art piece was conducting by a group of artists posing as researchers as they "found" a "beached" whale on the shores of the Thames in Greenwich. The group, Captain Boomer, promptly removed the hyperreal whale and placed it at The Royal Naval College at Cutty Sark through June 29.

An update with 1010

Street Art // Saturday, June 22, 2013
Many months have passed since we last checked in on what Germany-based, minimalist artist, 1010, was up to. Not counting his large amount of exceptional design work, he has painted a number of abstract walls, some of abnormal creatures and others of simple compositions.

Street Interventions by R1

Street Art // Friday, June 21, 2013
Johannesburg-based multi-disciplinary artist, R1, uses found objects and cleverly reuses them in unintended ways to create engaging installations in the public. The bus stop piece is our favorite, reminds us of a car wash!

Street Paintings and Public Installations By Lang-Baumann

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 21, 2013
The duo of Lang-Baumann, aka Sabina Lang and Daniel Baumann, have been creating large-scale public works for over 20 years, and a lot of the newer work is centered on literal paintings of the street. Paint to asphalt. Recently, in Rennes, France, the duo created what you see above, a gigantic stretch of city street transformed into a full public art installation that interacts with the surrounding city. Or distracts... in a good way.

The Exbury Egg

Street Art // Thursday, June 20, 2013
This egg-like vessel located in an estuary of the River Beaulieu in the UK, is a self-sustaining, energy efficient workspace built in collaboration between PAD studio, the SPUd group and artist Stephen Turner. The workspaces intention is to be used as a laboratory to study the life of the tidal creek, as well as a collecting and collating centre with integral storage and display areas. Turner will work for a full year from this vessel with interestin exploring a more empathic relationship with nature, which reveals the precious and transcendent in everyday life.