In Street Art: 5Pointz Existence in Jeopardy

Juxtapoz // Friday, September 02, 2011
Occupying a city block and 5 stories high, 5Pointz is destination for street artists around the world visiting New York City. The building’s owner, Jerry Wolkoff says the time has come to redevelop the site and build high-rise residential towers with up to 1,300 rental units.

Hello World!

Street Art // Thursday, September 01, 2011
"Hello, world!” is a real installation for the virtual globe of the software Google Earth. A Semacode measuring 160 x 160 meters was mown into a wheat field near the town of Ilmenau in the Land Thuringia. The code consists of 18 x 18 bright and dark squares producing decoded the phrase “Hello, world!”. The project was realized in May 2006 and photographs were taken of it during a picture flight in the following month."

Bear Bricked Bomber

Street Art // Thursday, September 01, 2011
Buenos Aires-based street artist, Apen painted a bear's face in an unlikely place.

Follow Your Heart

Street Art // Thursday, September 01, 2011
The easily likeable and high-spirited artwork of street artist, Bue is popping up on various walls around Los Angeles.  The following wall was painted in South Central with fellow artist Chase.

Steam Power

Street Art // Thursday, September 01, 2011
Mariusz Waras, aka M-City just finished the following wall in Bergen, Norway.  His work constantly reminds us of industrial revolution imagery from the 18th and 19th century.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Gilf!

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 01, 2011
A newcomer with a political voice, Gilf! first caught our attention with a simple stencil of Betty White with the letters G-I-L-F next to it, making us think somebody had the hots for a golden girl. One example of the new storytelling that is bringing many people to the street, Gilf! wants street art to address bigger issues than self aggrandizement...

Tatiana Bilbao

Street Art // Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Mexican born architect, Tatiana Bilbao focuses on uplifting previously neglected spaces in Mexico’s overcrowded urban centers and drug trafficking plagued rural areas.  Her designs are 100% sustainable in terms of water and waste management and 40% sustainable in terms of energy use. She has also launched a sustainable nonprofit organization, MX.DF, to focus urban research and address Mexico’s most pressing problems.

Additional Living Walls Coverage

Street Art // Wednesday, August 31, 2011
    Here is additional coverage from the Living Walls conference in Atlanta.  The event was a huge success bringing artists from all over the world and permanently changing the visual landscape of Atlanta. The following are walls by Greg mike, Ever, Freddy Sam, Never, Gawd, Labrona, OverUnder, LNY, Sharktoof, Ferel Child, Entes, Pesimo, and Christopher Derek Bruno.

Criminals & Terrorist Welcome!

Street Art // Wednesday, August 31, 2011
  We have no clue to what is going on here but it’s bold, loud, and offensive.  Also known as we like it.

In Street Art: Hyuro in Argentina

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 31, 2011
We are really feeling this new wall by Valencia, Spain-based street artist, Hyuro, recently painted in San Pedro, Argentina. Good touches here. With Sam3, Escif, Aryz, San, and others, Spain is in a good state at the moment.

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