Gimpo Art Hall

Street Art // Monday, June 27, 2011
  Seoul architects G.Lab*, of Gansam Partners, proposed the following designs for an art hall in Gimpo, South Korea.  Gimpo’s Art Hall design is inspired by the image of a tree, reflecting the regions long agricultural history.

Give Me a Lift

Street Art // Monday, June 27, 2011
San and Escif are in San Francisco for their show opening Thursday titled “See You at Croatan” at Fifty24SF.  The duo dropped a new mural on the side of Oak Fair Market for bikers commuting through “The Wiggle” and motorists rushing to get on the bridge home.

Sidewalk Pod Home

Street Art // Monday, June 27, 2011
Twenty four -year old architect, Dia Haifei built an egg–shaped pod on the sidewalk to evade Beijing’s extreme rent prices. Haifei was inspired to design and build the structure after seeing a conceptual project named “City’s Egg” which was held at the Shanghai Biennale Exhibition. Using bamboo as the frame and wood chips for insulation, one can sleep warm through the night. The egg-house uses a small solar panel to power a lamp and a handful of other electrical necessities inside, making it functional and livable.  

JR in NY

Street Art // Monday, June 27, 2011
Photographer, artist, and the winner of last years prestigious TED award, JR, has been busy working in the streets of New York.  The following photographs are of three recent walls the artist has recently altered.

Cops Rule

Street Art // Friday, June 24, 2011
I will call this “Street Art Performance piece” and leave it at that.  Self explanatory and to the point, with no additives.

FAILE: A Decade of Prints & Originals

Street Art // Friday, June 24, 2011
Tonight in Los Angeles, “Faile: A Decade of Prints & Originals” opens at Post No Bills Gallery.  The show will be a retrospective showcasing a decade’s worth of archived works on paper, limited edition prints and hand painted originals.  Faile will be releasing exclusive prints produced on site at Post No Bills.  The exhibition runs through July 24, 2011.

Papy & Milouz

Street Art // Friday, June 24, 2011
Somewhere in Paris the floors are being swallowed whole.  Papy & Milouz get tricky and experiment with your visual perception.

New wall by Phlegm

Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 23, 2011
Phlegm’s most recently painted wall starred as a backdrop for a film featuring a 150 gut eating zombies, although it could easily exist in the storyboard for Edward Scissorhands.  The UK street and fine artist’s work is dark, nightmarish, and bring to mind the work of Edward Gorey.

The Artist Formerly Known as...

Street Art // Thursday, June 23, 2011
What a rare treat.  Sometimes words can’t express why something is so good, this is a prefect example.  Amazing, I want more.  Plus, Prince is the best performer hands down.

Ekundayo's "Kapahulu" Mural

Street Art // Thursday, June 23, 2011
In the following video, Los Angeles-based artist, Ekundayo, brings his talents to the wall in his hometown of Honolulu.  Drawing reference from a local Hawaiian story and incorporating his inspirations, Ekundayo’s mural is a great visual addition to any community.

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