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.

Sculptures by Michael Trpák

Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 23, 2013
We have shown you the work of Czech artist Michael Trpák before on the site when he created this series of cement figures hanging from umbrellas inside the EBC office center in Prague titled Slight Uncertainty. The artist works in a variety of mediums from sculpture to painting and architecture. See more of his work after the jump!

Calvin Seibert's Geometric Sandcastles

Street Art // Friday, March 22, 2013
Calvin Seibert has being occupying his time at the beach and creating sand castles out of various 3D geometric shapes. Some resemble architectural buildings or futuristic cities. He’s been documenting them all, obviously due to their temporary existence. 

Portrait of Jack Mundy + Exhibition in Sydney by Vhils

Street Art // Friday, March 22, 2013
Australian union and environmental activist, Jack Mundey, is the subject of Alexandre Farto aka Vhils, most recent piece created in Sydney, Australia. The Portugese artist is in Sydney for his first Australian exhibition “Dissolve” being held at Skalitzers Contemporary Art.

HANDS Project in Barcelona

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 22, 2013
Four artists, in a commentary on the economic crisis in Spain, have been placing modled single hands around Barcelona. The project, HANDS, is meant to send a message and raise awareness about the need to alleviate unemployment and poverty. The artists are Octavi Serra, Mateu Targa, Daniel Llugany and Pau Garcia.   

Nick Frank's Tranquil Photographs of Munich's U-Bahn

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 22, 2013
Using some fancy cameras and a good eye, and maybe a little digital tweaking, photographer Nick Frank transformed the frantic, hustling and bustling Munich subway into inviting and very nicely composed spaces. 

Giant Keyboard Sculpture by Anatoly Vyatkin

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 22, 2013
Russian artist Anatoly Vyatkin has constructed a giant replica sculpture of a Cryllic QWERTY keyboard. in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The keyboard is made from 86 stone blocks each weighing up to 1,000 pounds.  

Saner @ the Latido Americano festival

Street Art // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Inspired by the tradition of the “Yunsa”, a popular festival in many parts of Peru, Mexico City-based artist, Saner, painted the following mural while participating in the Latido Americano Festival in Lima, Peru. A number of his signature styled characters can be seen approaching a tree with gifts ready to hack it down with ether machetes or axes. This is part of the tradition of the “Yunsa” and the artist explains the items that he chose to paint in the tree... 

Low Bros in London

Street Art // Thursday, March 21, 2013
German artists, Qbrk and Nerd of Low Bros were recently in London to participate in the group exhibition “Cosmos” at Top Office Machines. While in town the brothers found time to paint a few walls, one in collaboration with Mr. Penfold. 

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