New wall by Hyruo in Valencia, Sapin

Street Art // Wednesday, March 27, 2013
  Hyuro’s imagery often depicts uncommon scenes that challenge stereotypes of women and social stigmas. This newest piece of a man and a women connected by a block of bricks was painted in her hometown of Valencia, Spain. 

Colosso dell'Appennino

Street Art // Wednesday, March 27, 2013
  This gigantic sculpture entitled “Colosso dell'Appennino” permanently resides in the park of Villa Demidoff located north of Florence, Italy and was created in 1580 by Flemish-born, Italian Mannerist sculptor, Giambologna.

MoMA PS1's Geodesic Dome Opening Friday

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 27, 2013
It's no doubt that the Rockaways in New York faced some extreme damage during Hurricane Sandy, and right beside the site where the boardwalk once stood, MoMA PS1 has constructed and rebuilt a large geodesic dome as a space to percolate thought, host events, and create an exciting exchange of various kinds. We are eager to see what results. It will be officially opening this Friday, March 29, 2013.

Large-Scale Installations by Olafur Eliasson

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 27, 2013
This morning we take a look at a variety of large-scale art and sculpture installations by Danish-Icelandic artist and designer Olafur Eliasson and his studio. Olafur is known for using materials such as light, mirrors, water, and air temperature to enhance the viewer's experience.  

ART SHARE LA x The 7th Letter Billboard Project

Street Art // Tuesday, March 26, 2013
  A series of artist-designed billboards organized by Art Share L.A. and The Seventh Letter are currently on display high above the streets in various cities of Los Angeles. Each of the massive canvases showcase artists with distinctly different styles and approach. Many of the participants are recognizable figures in their respective scenes and the list includes Patrick Martinez, Sage Vaughn, Kofie, Risk, Saber, Revok, Rime, Sever, Push, Willie T., Reyes, Shepard Fairey, Pose, Zes and others. 

M-City Paints a large Soccer Ball

Street Art // Monday, March 25, 2013
  Polish muralist, Mariusz Waraz aka M-City, recently endured the harsh winter weather and painted a large soccer ball in Oslo, Norway. The artist added his own architectural elements and details to the white space of the ball.

Video: Roa in Cambodia

Street Art // Monday, March 25, 2013
    Roa is just about everywhere always. There really is no keeping up with his travels. As part of the ongoing project, ROA and The SK8room traveled to Cambodia to visit Skateistan; a global nonprofit that works with youths from various socioeconomic backgrounds to build trust and skills through skateboarding in order to leave a lasting impression on the country through their combined passions of street art and skateboarding.

Non-photoshopped Illusions by Felice Varini

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 25, 2013
This morning we take a look at the public art of Paris-based Swiss artist Felice Varini. The paintings have one vantage point where its form can be viewed. His anamorphic illusions can be found on a variety of urban settings both indoor and outdoors.

Planting Peace paints rainbow house across from Westboro Baptist Church

Street Art // Sunday, March 24, 2013
The "Equality House" is the first step in a new campaign by the nonprofit, Planting Peace, which plans to wage a strong opposition against the notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church. In a bold and aggressive move, Aaron Jackson who is one of the founders of Planting Peace, bought a home across from the church’s compund and painted it to match the gay pride flag. Checkmate.

Kenny Scharf's "Squirtz" at The Standard in New York

Street Art // Saturday, March 23, 2013
A blue, smiling extra wide, eight-foot sculpture of a character named “Squirtz” was recently installed in the outdoor plaza of The Standard hotel by New York artist, Kenny Scharf. A street and fine artist whose presence has remained visible on the New York streets for 30 years, describes this particular character, “He’s just one of my classic guys.” This sculpture will be on view until April 1, 2013 so go see it in person.

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