Patrick Dougherty's "Ballroom" at Melbourne's Federation Square

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 15, 2012
Similar to the evasive plant Kudzu here in America, the Australian willow tree has become a nuisance and problem for other vegetation, even affecting the habitat of fish and local wildlife. Dougherty recognizes the over abundance of the willow tree saplings and sticks utilizing them for this outdoor sculpture in part of his “Stickwork” series.

Patrick Dougherty's "Ballroom" outside Melbourne's Federation Square

Street Art // Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Similar to the evasive plant Kudzu here in America, the Australian willow tree has become a nuisance and problem for other vegetation, even affecting the habitat of fish and local wildlife.  Dougherty recognizes the over abundance of the willow tree saplings and sticks utilizing them for this outdoor sculpture in part of his “Stickwork” series.

New Mural by Other in Heerlen, Holland

Street Art // Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The four-story Schunck Museum in Heerlen, Holland now adorns a vibrant mural from Canadian artist, Other. An eclectic group of stacked faces and bodies, including a skull were painted from top to bottom. Simple brightly colored designs accompany the characters making for a beautiful piece.

Blu x Ericailcane mural in Bari, Italy

Street Art // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
With several collaborations in the past, artists Blu and Ericailcane once more combined efforts to create a wonderful piece on what used to be a school in Bari, Italy. The buildings collective “Socrate Occupato” is now home to around 60 immigrated refugees. The two artists worked with the themes of migration and pilgrimage. A detailed flooded city was painted by Blu, while an arc with animals seeking refuge for their crossing was painted by Ericailcane.

Hyuro work on paper

Street Art // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Very few artists who regularly work in the street can also make indoor work that looks this good! Using watercolor on paper, Hyuro painted a deer being escorted by a number of police officers.

Two trucks by Aryz

Street Art // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
We are not accustomed to seeing Spanish muralist, Aryz, work in any size other than large, huge, and massive. These two trucks are in none of those categories and that’s refreshing to see.

Classic Huntington Beach Mural Perishes

Street Art // Monday, November 12, 2012
There’s an interesting article about the history and fate of this mural that once stood directly across the street from a McDonalds in Huntington Beach, California. Saeed Danosian painted the mural in 1992, who once worked at McDonalds as a manager. It was recently defaced by a very clean lettered “Vegan” but ultimately got buffed.

Atlanta residents combine efforts to restore illegally buffed mural

Street Art // Monday, November 12, 2012
Local residents of an Atlanta community decided that they did not like a particular commissioned mural and without permits took things in their own hands by poorly covering the work with gray paint. The mural causing conflict was painted by French muralist, Pierre Roti, and was organized with permits by local nonprofit Living Walls. Within hours, many local residents came out to show support bringing sponges, brushes, and dishwashing liquid to help clean the paint off the mural that showed optimistic signs of being restored.

"Above all else, guard your heart" New mural by Jade

Street Art // Sunday, November 11, 2012
Peruvian muralist, Jade, recently painted the following mural and had these words to accompany it. "Above all else, guard your heart" ... in 80% of Peruvian households houses and you will find a Heart of Jesus, but the image on the street makes more power, because it is for everyone. It is painted in Upper Peru in a neighborhood where the wall took a lot of meaning for its inhabitants, because for more poverty and difficult circumstances, Faithmoves thanks to Ivan for motivating me to paint their wall.”

KAWS All over NYC Subway Cars

Juxtapoz // Saturday, November 10, 2012
To have your artwork cover the inside and outside of a New York subway car is a rare opportunity for any artist, especially one who initially made his name in the streets with graffiti. Kaws who has gone on to become an accomplished artist and businessman in a number of platforms, was also recently invited to participate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade with his own signature balloon. To see the cars in person head on down to Grand Central Station or Times Square and catch the S train. You won’t miss it!

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