THE SHEEP STATION by FRANCOIS XAVIER LALANE

Street Art // Monday, September 16, 2013
Last weekend while navigating the overwhelming amount of fall show openings in the Chelsea District of New York, we, like everyone else around, were taken off guard by the strange scene of sheep grazing in what was once an operating gas station. The Getty Station is a new on site-specific installation program that will exist in the already heavily art-saturated area of Chelsea. For the inaugural exhibition, Michael Shvo and Paul Kasmin Gallery present “Sheep Staion” featuring the work of late artist François-Xavier Lalanne.

New mural by Alexis Diaz in Queretaro, Mexico

Street Art // Monday, September 16, 2013
Participating in the Board Drippers Festival, Puerto Rico-based artist, Alexis Diaz, painted this impressive mural in Queretaro, Mexico. Entitled "Balance Infinite," Diaz’s piece shows a snake body painted in the shape of the infinite sign, with one head an actual snakes and the other an eagles. A skull with arteries occupies the center of the mural, giving an overall dark feeling. The artist usedChinese ink and latex paint, helping highlight the details and bring a strong depth to it.

Nuart 2013: The Final Shots

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 16, 2013
Here is a final look at some of the street works, murals, and beer tunnel installations that help complete the story of Nuart 2013 and our week in Stavanger, Norway. Aiko, David Choe, ROA, Faith47, and Vhils all had standout pieces, but we loved seeing the works and meeting DALeast, Martin Whatson, Strok, Dot Dot Dot, Ernest Zacharevic, and all the artists who put work up all week... 

Video: OKUDA x REMED - “CAMPO VIEJO”

Street Art // Friday, September 13, 2013
Regular collaborators, Remed and Okuda, were invited by Camp Viejo Winery for a unique opportunity to create a site-specific piece on their vineyard. Located in the Sierra de Cantabria Mountains in Northern Spain, the artists had no initial plan before visiting and decided after arriving that a large sculpture would be appropriate for the specific location. In this video, the two elaborate on some of their ideas behind this piece and the correlations between the creation of wine and artistic practices.

New mural by Dxtr in Kamyanets, Ukraine

Street Art // Friday, September 13, 2013
“A Mother's Protection” is the title of Dxtr’s newest mural created in Kamyanets, Ukraine. The Germany-based artist and member of The Weird Crew, painted the image of a delirious looking tiger, encompassed by a visually busy and vibrantly surreal environment.

New mural by Jaz in Queretaro, Mexico

Street Art // Thursday, September 12, 2013
Participating in the Board Drippers Festival, Buenos Aires-based artist, Franco Fasoli aka Jaz, painted this stunning mural in Queretaro, Mexico. Entitled “No Correr,” which in English translates to “Don’t Run,” shows a gang of masked characters with exposed pink arms moving in different directions. The strange masks, combined with the simple stripped and polka dot outfits, give this piece an eerie atmosphere.

Resto in Iquitos, Peru

Street Art // Thursday, September 12, 2013
Some people call them tuk tuks, others rickshaws. They are the local taxis for many foreign countries and always fun to ride as a foreigner.  Resto paid tribute to the staple transportation painting one in Iquitos, Peru.

Agostino Iacurci decorates 22-Story high building in Taipei, Taiwan

Street Art // Wednesday, September 11, 2013
A 22-story high glass building in Taipei, Taiwan has become a remarkable spectacle after Agostino lucurci was commissioned to create a mural on the side of it. Using perforated vinyl adhesive, the Italian artist affixed the giant image of a bicyclist, a bird and a potted plant to the windows of the Fubon Art Foundation. Windows are rarely used for murals and it certainly adds a powerful impact to this piece.

Other in paints character in Toronto

Street Art // Wednesday, September 11, 2013
The Toronto streets recently acquired this birdhouse headed, long fingered character courtesy of the artist known as Other. Don't let that rust go to waste!

Aryz paints new mural in Rennes, France

Street Art // Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Participating in the Teenage Kicks Street Art Festival, our January 2013 cover artist, Aryz, continues his quest in large wall domination. The Spanish artist painted the repetitive image of a well-dressed ostrich, with less shading and more abstraction than other recent walls. 

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