New walls and painting by AEC in South Africa

Street Art // Monday, April 01, 2013
Participating in a month long residence hosted by /A Word Of Art, AEC of Interesni Kazki has utilized his time in South Africa by painting some large walls and canvases. Here we have two vibrantly colored, visually striking walls. One painted in Johannesburg and the other in Cape Town.  Also included in this photo set is a new painting by the artist. Diamonds appear to be a reoccurring theme in all three of these pieces.

Video: Dan Witz for Amnesty International

Street Art // Sunday, March 31, 2013
Spiffy Films presents “Wailing Walls”, a collaborative project between street artist, Dan Witz and Frankfurts’ Leo Burnett Agency in a campaign for Amnesty International. Filmed on location in Frankfurt, Germany.

Clever Billboard alterations by OX’s in Paris

Street Art // Friday, March 29, 2013
With each billboard altered by Parisian artist, Ox, the surrounding environment is taken in to account and visually played with, sometimes creating a sort of optical illusion. The styles range drastically, but each one appears very well thought out and executed.

New Dxtr walls in Bulgaria

Street Art // Friday, March 29, 2013
A member of The Weird Crew, Dxtr’s design heavy murals are carefully laid out like a comic book or storyboard. He recently completed the following two murals in Burgas, Bulgaria, each with distinctly different content and strong color schemes.

Largest Rubik's Cube Mosaic Ever

Street Art // Thursday, March 28, 2013
  It took 85,794 Rubik’s cubes to create the Guinness World Record for “Largest Rubik’s Cube Mosaic Ever Created“and the Rubik’s obsessed collaborative group, Cube Works, are the ones responsible. In total, the mural measures 23 feet high and is a lengthy 200 feet wide. Twenty helping hands collaborated to create the brightly colored cubed spectacle that is located in Macau, China. Cube Works was also responsible for the two previous world records that were renditions of the Sistine Chapel (12,000 cubes) and The Last Supper (4,000 cubes).

"The Adverse" by David De La Mano

Street Art // Thursday, March 28, 2013
Here is an image that might grab you attention and make you ask, “What the hell?” Titled “Lo Adverso” which translates to “The Adverse”, is the bizarre painted image of two naked women holding each other, with one neck deep upside down in water. Painted by Spanish artist, David De La Mano.

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.  

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