The Art of OaKoAk

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 14, 2011
Some of the best street art has humor built into it. In the case of French street artist, OaKoAk, they take what the city gives to them and creates a witty street piece. Who hasn't wanted to turn a tile doorstep into a piano, or a sewer cover into a Viking's shield? More after the jump . . .

Art In the Streets Issue Contributing Editor, Roger Gastman, Interviewed by NY Times

Juxtapoz // Sunday, March 13, 2011
Our April issue of Juxtapoz, the Art In the Streets Issue, companion to the MOCA's "Art In the Streets" exhibition that is opening in Los Angeles next month, was curated by Roger Gastman. (Who happens to be a curator of the MOCA show, along with MOCA director, Jeffrey Deitch, and Aaron Rose). The New York Times, getting in the Art In the Streets mood, profiled Gastman this weekend. More after the jump . . .

Eine "Greatest" at White Walls Opens Tomorrow Night

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 11, 2011
London-based Eine opens a new solo show, Greatest, at White Walls in San Francisco tomorrow night (Saturday, March 12), featuring new works as well as a culmination of his painting public space around SF over the past few weeks. This particular piece,"We Rock Hardest," was a nice touch to the City. More after the jump . . .

The Art of Curtis Kulig

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 10, 2011
Next week, we will premiere our new video profile, Juxtapoz Presents: Curtis Kulig, but today, we have a studio visit with the NYC-based street, photography, and fine artist. You may recognize that "Love Me" sticker from the intro of "Saturday Night Live." Images after the jump . . .

April 2011—Juxtapoz' Art In the Streets Issue

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 02, 2011
April 2011 marks a special issue for Juxtapoz Magazine, as we were asked by the MOCA to create a companion issue to the first major instituitional retrospective of street art, Art In the Streets. As we documented street art to a wider-audience of fine art, tattoo, pop-surreal, and illustrative art enthusiasts over our 17 years, we wanted to create an extended dialog and history with graffiti and street art pioneers. More after the jump . . .

BLACK/LIGHT— ROA, Phlegm and ROBOTS in London

Juxtapoz // Monday, February 28, 2011
The Bussey Building, a disused warehouse located in Peckham is being revisited for an interactive installation called Black/Light with the London-based artist collective, Robots>>>>, together with ROA and Phlegm. Our London correspondent, Butterfly, was there to capture the opening. More after the jump . . .

Blu x Ericailcane in Bologna, Italy

Street Art // Monday, February 28, 2011
We haven't seen much public work from Italian aritsts Blu or Ericailcane since both were in California in the early Fall 2010. Ericailcane was in San Francisco for a solo exhibition at FIFTY24SF, and Blu was in Los Angeles where that thing with the mural for MOCA happened. You may have heard the story. More after the jump . . .

JR in Silverlake and Venice

Street Art // Sunday, February 27, 2011
By the time you see this, JR will have done more walls in Los Angeles, but this will get you to seek those out. As he continues to perform his "Wrinkles of the City" project throughout LA, the TED Award-winner is creating a bit of a buzz in the SoCal art's community. More after the jump . . .

Slinkachu "Concrete Ocean" at Andipa Gallery

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 25, 2011
The very small-scaled street installation artist, Slinkachu, opens Concrete Ocean on March 3rd at Andipa Gallery in London. As per the press release, "Concrete Ocean address the artist's trademark theme of loneliness and disillusionment engendered by the city environment." More images after the jump . . .

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 . . .

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