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 The piece first went up for sale at an auction in Miami, but was withdrawn from the auction after pressure from an organized international campaign.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

"The Immense Gap Between Past And Future" by Faith 47 in Vienna

Street Art // Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Faith 47 is currently in Vienna for her exhibition at Ernst Hilger Gallery and while visiting painted a massive portrait of a woman with her hands covering her eyes on the side of a beautiful old building.

In Process: Hannah Stouffer @ The Standard Downtown, LA

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 03, 2013
Juxtapoz contributing editor, Hannah Stouffer, has made a homebase in downtown Los Angeles the past week working on a 40-foot mural on the 6th Street wall at the Standard Downtown hotel. She titled the mural, "E.P.S.T (Existence, Possibility, Space and Time)," noting that "I’ve been drawn to focusing on themes of metaphysical beingness, as of late. I’m still heavily engaged with our natural landscape, due to my upbringing and an an almost overwhelming admiration for that which we came."

Seth Globepainter in Paris

Street Art // Monday, June 03, 2013
Julien Seth or Seth Globepainter or just Seth, has traveled extensively, painted plenty, and collaborated with many. He is currently in Paris where his presences was announced quickly, painting several standout, eye-catching pieces in the streets.

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