An Update with Hyuro

Street Art // Monday, August 12, 2013
Since we last checked in with Hyuro (which really wasn’t too long ago) some new news has happened. Can you guess what that may be? To no surprise, it’s a bunch of new simple thought provoking paintings created in her hometown of Valencia, Spain. Images of flag holding, shark carrying, looking down the barrel of a gun women. 

Sand Calligraphy by Andrew Van Der Merwe

Street Art // Sunday, August 11, 2013
Using writing instruments specifically for sand and techniques learned from over 20 years of being a calligrapher, CapeTown, South Africa artist, Andrew Van Der Merwecreates elegant sand drawings. Speaking on his practice, "The work is usually very temporal, often lasting no more than an hour before it is taken by the wind or the tide. I carve the letters in the sand using various instruments and then photograph them with my Nikon D700. I leave no footprints and the tide leaves me with a clean slate.”

New Mural by Freddy Sam in Philadelphia

Street Art // Saturday, August 10, 2013
Working with The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and students from Sayre High School, South African artist, Freddy Sam created this mural entitled “Together Moving Mountains” in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood. The mural depicts a springbok (a species of antelope) drinking from a river with abstract design and patterns at the bottom. To see the piece in person head to 161 Cecil B. Moore.

"Silly Slicesophy" @ Mighty Tanaka

Street Art // Friday, August 09, 2013
Nychos who has been painting just about everywhere lately, is opening a new solo exhibition tonight at Mighty Tanaka in Brooklyn, NY. “Silly Slicesophy” will feature the artist’s morbid depictions of Disney characters such as Mickey, Donald, Goofy, Pluto and others. The opening is tonight, August 9, 2013 6-9 p.m. and will run through September 6.

GR170 mural on the side of an Abandoned countryside house

Street Art // Friday, August 09, 2013
Commonly using abandoned structures on the outskirts of Barcelona as his canvases, GR170’s most recent creation is the image of a giant cartoon style scorpion resting atop of what looks to be a planet.

Artificial Paradises

Street Art // Thursday, August 08, 2013
A medley of brightly colored shapes, design, textures and even a skull atop of a tree, make up this new piece by Xuan Alyfe in Viana do Castelo, Portugal.

"Flying & crawling mind" by WAONE of Interesni Kazki

Street Art // Thursday, August 08, 2013
Yesterday we shared photos of a mesmerizing mural painted by AEC for the LGZ Festival in Moscow and during the same event his partner WAONE dropped a fascinating piece as well. The other half of Interesni Kazki also brought images of an alternate reality to a large-scale wall, rich in color and detail. A hybrid book/bird takes center stage as a human envisions the scenario with a lush surrounding environment. Check out all the images for a close up of the details.

Dissected Orca by Nychos in Brooklyn

Street Art // Thursday, August 08, 2013
Over the last month Nychos has been on a U.S. painting tour, creating staggering pieces in San Francisco, Detroit, Los Angeles and several new ones in New York in the past week.  A giant Orca was the subject of his most recent anatomical dissection, painted on the side of Tutus restaurant in Brooklyn.

Time Machine Mural by AEC of Interesni Kazki

Street Art // Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Participating in the LGZ Festival in Moscow, AEC of Interesni Kazki created the following mural, dense with bizarre from some alternate reality. How about a dinosaur playing the harp or a man being slingshotted with tiny humans in test tubes on his head? Strangely wonderful. Check out all the images for a c lose up of the details.

Another wall from Roa at Wall Therapy

Street Art // Wednesday, August 07, 2013
After we left Rochester, NY last week while covering Wall Therapy, Roa stuck around a little longer than anyone else and painted another piece of a bird with an egg. Created on an older building, the wildlife supporter adds yet another beautifully painted animal to the landscape.

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