The Work of Aris

Street Art // Saturday, June 02, 2012
Italy-based street artist, Aris, paints abstract and oddly shaped one-colored pieces , often on trains, and occasionally with distorted human figures.

"After The Laughter" @ Shea & Ziegler

Street Art // Friday, June 01, 2012
The German Duo know as, Herakut, opened their show After The Laughter at Shea & Ziegler last night in Mayfair, London.  The show consisted of a new collection of original paintings, drawings and sculptures, alongside a book signing.  Show runs through June 10, 2012.

Photographer recreates Familiar Bansky Images

Street Art // Friday, June 01, 2012
You Are Not Banksy is the recreation of famed street artist, Bansky’s work by Los Angeles-based photographer, Nick Stern.  Using models, props, and the recognizable works of the Bansky, Stern has brought the artist’s powerful imagery even further into the real world.

C215 in Sete, France

Street Art // Friday, June 01, 2012
Making his way to the small town of Sete, in southern France, C215 recently finished up a new mural much larger in size than we are accustomed to seeing.  The artist stenciled a portrait of a man with vast amount of detail and there is also one of our favorite little cats hanging out below as well.  The mural was painted to coincide with the K-live Festival.

"Call Parade" in San Paulo

Street Art // Thursday, May 31, 2012
San Paulo, Brazil has developed a fantastic public arts project involving 100 artists to participate in decorating and painting 100 public telephone booths around the city.  The project entitled Call Parade has already hit the streets and the “Super brain” design by artist Carla Pires de Carvalho Fernandes is our favorite.

MCA Tribute by Shepard Fairey and Glen E. Friedman

Street Art // Thursday, May 31, 2012
Adam Yauch, aka MCA, of the Beastie Boys is remembered with a memorial billboard in Los Angeles courtesy of Shepard Fairey and Glen E. Friedman.

Fiesa Sand Sculpture Festival

Street Art // Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Every year the Fiesa International Sand Sculpture Festival takes place in Pêra, Algarve,Portugal bringing together the most talented sculptures from around the world to build a city-like installation.  Using thirty-five thousand tons of sand to build with, the theme is ever changing ranging from Hollywood, discoveries, living world, and animal kingdom.  This year’s event opened last Friday on May 25, 2012 and will run until October 25.

Flesh-eating zombie garden gnomes

Street Art // Wednesday, May 30, 2012
With recent headlines of a face-eating person in Florida, whose response to a police officers demand to stop was to look back with flesh in his mouth and grumble, face-eating gnomes seem all to timely.  Los Angeles-based couple, Chris Stever and Jane DeRosa, has created a series of gruesome zombie gnomes in grotesque scenarios.

Pixel Pancho & Truly Design Collaboration in Bolzano, Italy

Street Art // Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Painted in part of the 39C Jam festival in Bolzano, Italy, Pixel Pancho, and Truly Design Crew members Ninja1 and Mauro184, collaborated on the following wall.

Preview: OakOak's "892 Miles" @ The Outsiders, Newcastle

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 30, 2012
One of our favorite street artists/interventionists is France's OakOak, who takes the most simple public property and transforms it into his own version of a video game. Cinder blocks turn into the Scream, doorsteps into piano keys, etc. OakOak is set to open a brand new exhibition on June 1, 2012, 892 Miles, at Lazarides' The Outsiders space in Newcastle, England.

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