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.
Street Art // Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The following is a selection of various works painted by a street artist who goes by the alias, Alleg. While most of these pieces have reoccurring elements such as cars and figures, others are completely abstract using organic shapes.
Street Art // Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Escif has been highly productive in the streets lately, painting several new murals in Modena, Italy for the Icon 59 Festival and currently is in Montreal, Canada where he just finished the large image of a giant deadbolt for their local Mural Festival.
Street Art // Monday, June 17, 2013
On June 8, one million handcrafted bones constructed from clay, paper machete and other materials were placed in the National Mall in Washington D.C. in a visible protest against ongoing genocide and mass atrocities. Organized by The Art of Revolution, the bones were created by artists, educators, students and activists from around the globe and weighed in at a total of 130,000 pounds of bones!
Street Art // Sunday, June 16, 2013
The city of Montreal is going to see a significant amount of art popping up on walls around town as the first ever Mural Festival is currently underway. The event includes over 20 local and international artists goes through the weekend, with wall being painted predominantly in the Boulevard St-Laurent area. Roa has already spent a few days painting his wall and we can’t wait to see the finished product. Other artists that will be offering their mural services will be Escif, Pixel Pancho, Phlegm, Other, Labrona, Jason Botkin and many more.
Street Art // Saturday, June 15, 2013
Last week we reported on the many walls that Julien Seth or Seth Globepainter or just Seth, had painted around Paris, with his largest wall still in process. Now the artist has completed this large wall with a beautiful dreamlike piece of a girls sitting on an upside down rainbow umbrella that is resting on a number of other colorless umbrellas. Flying fish can be seen floating by in the background and a small lizard and bird are keeping her company.
Street Art // Friday, June 14, 2013
Nuxono Xän’s portrait of a man picking at his Afro (Which as you can see is a tree behind the wall) is a clever method to using other elements in the environment besides just the wall itself. Now what happens in winter when all those leaves fall?
Juxtapoz // Friday, June 14, 2013
London-based artist Zadok Ben-David is and avid sculptor, his installations and pieces appear in locations all over the world. This particular travelling installation, entitled Blackfield, features tiny, detailed and hand painted metal flowers stuck in the sand. The flowers are inspired by 19th century Victorian encyclopedia illustrations and each one contains almost 20,000 3-D flora etchings.
Street Art // Thursday, June 13, 2013
Italy-based artist, Aris, has updated the Interwebz with some of his recent work he has painted outside. His paintings are often of abstract shapes that resemble silhouettes of human figures or natural elements. Although, two of these new walls are exceptionally different being how straightforward they are. The artist painted an igloo with branches and a pigeon portrait?
Street Art // Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Aryz teamed up with his old friend Vicio to paint a new wall in Fraga, Spain. Vicio laid out the background with colorful designs that includes a smiley face, a dog bone, and a diamond, while Aryz contributed a dog portrait with a fish in his mouth, a side view of a dog, and a fish sliced in half with a smiley face on its insides.