In just three days, Never 2501, Pixel Pancho, Martina Merlini, and GGt, covered a large portion of this buildings façade with a range of work. This wall located in Milan, Italy was painted in part of the Fondazione Bertini.
C215 has shared photos of his installation and work at the Centre de la Gravure et de l'image imprimée for a group show entitled Vues Sur Mur being held in La Louvière, Belgium. The show which opens tomorrow May 26th, 2012 will also feature works from Shepard Fairey, Evol, Swoon, Jef Aerosol, Sten & Lex, Ludo, and Space Invader.
Beijing-based artist, Wang Zhiyuan, creates towering tornado sculptures from hundreds of plastic containers discarded as trash. The artist’s intent is to create something visually appealing while highlighting the prevalence of litter and pollution in his hometown of Beijing. This particular outdoor piece is entitled Thrown to the Wind and is 36-feet high.
Last week, Argentina-based artist, Jaz, aka Franco Fasoli, held his first European solo show at Ras Gallery in Barcelona, Spain. The artist filled the space with 26 pieces of work, many created solely with tar as the medium and a large mural of two facing animals with the Sagittarius constellation overlapping. Unlike many street artists, Jaz’s work trasitions well in a gallery environment and has very natural look.
Buenos Aires-based mural collective, Triangulo Dorado, has finished this newest mural with a water-based theme. People are depicted neck high in water with birds on their heads and a small house lies a rocky island with a beautifully colored skyline in the background.
Using a slow archaic method of chipping away at surfaces street artist, Vhils, creates striking portraits with meticulous detail only subtle chips can create. This newest work of his is located in Lisbon, Portugal.
This cute cuddly bear wearing a ripped jean jacket and a helmet was dissected in a combined effort from street artists, Nychos and Flying Fortress. Appropriately titled “No Guts No Glory”, this new mural was painted in Dublin, Ireland for the “All City Tivoli Jam”.
After being asked two years ago through an email if he would like have one of his figures included in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Kaws aka Brian Donnelly, will officially have a 40 feet long, 34 feet wide and 30 feet tall balloon of his figure “Companion” in this years parade. The Brooklyn-based artist, who grew up watching the parade from his hometown in Jersey City, was quoted ““It was more important than the holiday itself. To have my character in a lineup with Snoopy and Kermit is a real dream.”
Every few months, you get a Banksy piece popping up in public, a nice witty thing that circulates the web and gets everyone in a tizzy. But you rarely get to see a new chunk of Banksy paintings get posted on his site in a grouping, and the Bristol, UK-born artist just gave us a nice update of what he gets done in the studio. We always liked his "Sorry: The Lifestyle You Ordered is Currently Out of Stock" motto.
May 2014 - Issue #160
All year long, Juxtapoz is celebrating its 20th Anniversary by showcasing the pivotal figures in contemporary art over the past two decades. Some artists are blue chip, some are underground heroes, others are behind-the-scenes legends. This month, we honor one of the great artists from Los Angeles during our existence, Alexis Ross, who has been monumental in various landmark exhibitions including "Street Market" at Art In the Streets. From working with ESPO, TWIST, and REAS, or working on his own paintings, Ross' story is one of history, frankness, and colorful nostalgia.