Explosions with Vhils

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 24, 2011
Alexandre "Vhils" Farto just sent us his newest video, featuring some rather beautiful pyrotechnics that we think everyone can enjoy. The piece is a music video, or at least, we assume its the music video for the band Orelha Negra, and Vhils was the director. Watch it after the jump . . .

Sickboy at Montana Shop & Gallery Lisbon Video

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 24, 2011
London's Sickboy has a solo exhibition, Burning Desire, at Montana Shop & Gallery Lisbon at the moment, curated by Yellow Pants Gallery, also in Lisbon. Yellow Pants made a nice video of the preparation for the exhibition, and Sickboy made a nice experience to coincide with the artwork. Watch the video after the jump . . .

"UK Street Art Print Nite" at Corey Helford Gallery this Saturday

Street Art // Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Corey Helford Gallery in LA is opening a new exhibition this Saturday (Feb 26), UK Street Art Print Nite, featuring a selection of fine art prints from various street artists based in England. Some of the artists featured include D*Face, Nick Walker, EINE, Dan Baldwin, Zeus, Will Barras, and Word To Mother. More information after the jump . . .

Interview—Cityzen Kane

Juxtapoz // Sunday, February 20, 2011
Our Helen Soteriou caught with Cityzen Kane recently, speaking with the artist about his unique polymer sculptures that he is placing around London.  As we were mentioning yesterday about new street energies, well, here you go. Interivew after the jump . . .  

Phlegm Paints the Side Of a Sukhoi Jet

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 19, 2011
Artist Phlegm did this piece in Wales on the side of a Sukhoi jet. At first glance, the piece actually looks like it was supposed to be painted on the side of the plane. Sukhoi is a Russian company founded in 1939 specializing in military aircraft, and the UK-based Phlegm adds a classic, mid-20th century looking piece to it. More looks after the jump . . .

JR in Los Angeles

Street Art // Friday, February 18, 2011
A good way to send us into the weekend, a few photos of TED Award winner JR putting up pieces around Los Angeles, which he will be doing for the next few weeks for his "The Wrinkles of the City" project. Looks like JR put up some pieces in Venice and downtown already. Images after the jump . . .

On this Date, Keith Haring Died

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 16, 2011
On February 16, 1990, Keith Haring passed away from complications from AIDS-related complications at the age of 31. Haring is one of the enduring spirits of all art, promoting social activistism, progressive commentary, and a blueprint on the power that public art can carry across the world. He was a hero and an icon, and take a minute this evening to read more about the artist and legacy he left behind.

New Banksy's in Hollywood (WITH UPDATE)

Street Art // Wednesday, February 16, 2011
We know that with the Academy Awards coming up, Banksy would be heading to Southern California to support, in his own way, the nomination of his film Exit Through the Gift Shop for Best Documentary Feature. And when in Hollywood, Lauren Conrad is bound to be the first person to spot, and Tweet, the newest Banksy piece.

A Film About the Art of Banksy

Street Art // Monday, February 14, 2011
We are trying to get you ready for the Academy Awards and Banksy's nomination for Best Documentary Feature with "Exit Through the Gift Shop." In preparation, or perhaps your parent's and/or elder relations preparation, there is a short film out called "B Movie," A film about the art of Banksy. Good catch up watching after the jump . . . 

RETNA's Hallelujah World Tour Opens Tonight in NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 10, 2011
Tonight (February 10th) in Manhattan, at 560 Washington Street, RETNA is opening his "Hallelujah" World Tour. We may have a few correspondents on the ground at the show, but in the meantime, watch the epic/dramatic video that Viejas del Mercado shot for the show. Watch after the jump . . .

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