"Life Swimmer" mural by Remed

Street Art // Thursday, June 21, 2012
Remed has a way with mixing styles from past and present, and when he paints a mural there is no confusion to who is responsible.  Not one to cover an entire wall in paint, his minimalist approach is just as effective.  He recently created the following mural in San Benedetto, Italy using acrylic on concrete blocks.  Be on the lookout for an upcoming feature with Remed in out printed magazine.

The Sculpture work of Juan Muñoz

Street Art // Thursday, June 21, 2012
Working primarily with resin, paper mache, and bronze, Spanish sculptor, Juan Muñoz, has shown extensively internationally (including the Guggenheim Museum in New York and Tate Modern in London) creating public and gallery work.  He broke many of the traditional rules of sculpting when he began creating work in a “narrative” manner, consisting of creating smaller than life-size figures in an atmosphere of mutual interaction.

Nychos Hand/Mouth in Brooklyn

Street Art // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Not everyday you pass by a dissected mouth hand, with a severed tongue flying through the air.  This piece was painted by Vienna-based artist, Nychos, who took full advantage of this untreated brick in Brooklyn, NY.

Gardens by the Bay in Singapore

Street Art // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Officially opening on June 29, 2012, Gardens by the Bay is a horticulture oasis of three massive waterfront landscapes in Singapore’s marina bay in downtown.  With multiple themed areas such as, cooled conservatories, a flower dome and cloud forest, and a supertrees vertical garden, plan to spend an entire day admiring the vast amount of ecelctic greenery.

3D Pac-Man Ground Painting

Street Art // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Inspired by the classic arcade video game Pac-Man from the 80s, Leon Keer created the following 3D painting on the sidewalk in Venlo, Netherlands.  Come to think of it, it’s been a while since we happened upon a sit down Pac-Man machine, always conducive with a slice of pizza and some friendly competition.

Dal Mural in In Windhoek, Namibia

Street Art // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Dal’s newest mural that spans two blocks of a building in Windhoek, Namibia is titled “Breaking Tempo.”   A number of his distinct ribbon style animals are scene running, jumping, and shedding their strange material on this mural.

New Hyuro piece in Valencia

Street Art // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Many street artists feel the need to create large-scale work, however the smaller pieces that are site specific are just as impactful.  Spanish muralist, Hyuro is a great example of an artist working on a smaller scale, with strong imagery, and her work stands out among the rest.  This newest piece, which we believe to be inspired by a Ryan McGinley photograph was painted in Valencia, Spain where you can see plenty of her other work in the streets.

New Swoon in Brooklyn

Street Art // Tuesday, June 19, 2012
New Swoon pieces have been popping up around Brooklyn and they are a stand out among all the amateur attempts at “street art” you become desensitized to seeing.  As usual, this piece is highly intricate in its cuts and line work.

The Flatiron Mural in Toronto

Street Art // Monday, June 18, 2012
Located in downtown Toronto, the Flatiron building built in 1891 by architect David Roberts was the first flatiron preceding the famed New York building.  In 1998, Canadian artist, Derek Besant painted a mural that mirrors the building directly across from it.  The mural consists of over 50 panels attached to a steel frame mounted on the wall and gives off the effect that the painting is fluttering in the wind, being held up by screws.

Conor Harrington @ FAME Festival, 2012

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 18, 2012
It is that time of the year... the 2012 edition of FAME Festival in Grottaglie, Italy has officially began to see some works appear on the streets, with Irish-born, London-based Conor Harrington kicking off with some outstanding street pieces. Harrington has been to FAME in prior years, but is it us, or is he just getting better, and better, and better? The October 2008 cover artist looks to have painted about 5 walls in town...

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