Video: Roa in Cambodia

Street Art // Monday, March 25, 2013
    Roa is just about everywhere always. There really is no keeping up with his travels. As part of the ongoing project, ROA and The SK8room traveled to Cambodia to visit Skateistan; a global nonprofit that works with youths from various socioeconomic backgrounds to build trust and skills through skateboarding in order to leave a lasting impression on the country through their combined passions of street art and skateboarding.

Non-photoshopped Illusions by Felice Varini

Juxtapoz // Monday, March 25, 2013
This morning we take a look at the public art of Paris-based Swiss artist Felice Varini. The paintings have one vantage point where its form can be viewed. His anamorphic illusions can be found on a variety of urban settings both indoor and outdoors.

Kenny Scharf's "Squirtz" at The Standard in New York

Street Art // Saturday, March 23, 2013
A blue, smiling extra wide, eight-foot sculpture of a character named “Squirtz” was recently installed in the outdoor plaza of The Standard hotel by New York artist, Kenny Scharf. A street and fine artist whose presence has remained visible on the New York streets for 30 years, describes this particular character, “He’s just one of my classic guys.” This sculpture will be on view until April 1, 2013 so go see it in person.

Calvin Seibert's Geometric Sandcastles

Street Art // Friday, March 22, 2013
Calvin Seibert has being occupying his time at the beach and creating sand castles out of various 3D geometric shapes. Some resemble architectural buildings or futuristic cities. He’s been documenting them all, obviously due to their temporary existence. 

Portrait of Jack Mundy + Exhibition in Sydney by Vhils

Street Art // Friday, March 22, 2013
Australian union and environmental activist, Jack Mundey, is the subject of Alexandre Farto aka Vhils, most recent piece created in Sydney, Australia. The Portugese artist is in Sydney for his first Australian exhibition “Dissolve” being held at Skalitzers Contemporary Art.

HANDS Project in Barcelona

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 22, 2013
Four artists, in a commentary on the economic crisis in Spain, have been placing modled single hands around Barcelona. The project, HANDS, is meant to send a message and raise awareness about the need to alleviate unemployment and poverty. The artists are Octavi Serra, Mateu Targa, Daniel Llugany and Pau Garcia.   

Saner @ the Latido Americano festival

Street Art // Thursday, March 21, 2013
Inspired by the tradition of the “Yunsa”, a popular festival in many parts of Peru, Mexico City-based artist, Saner, painted the following mural while participating in the Latido Americano Festival in Lima, Peru. A number of his signature styled characters can be seen approaching a tree with gifts ready to hack it down with ether machetes or axes. This is part of the tradition of the “Yunsa” and the artist explains the items that he chose to paint in the tree... 

Low Bros in London

Street Art // Thursday, March 21, 2013
German artists, Qbrk and Nerd of Low Bros were recently in London to participate in the group exhibition “Cosmos” at Top Office Machines. While in town the brothers found time to paint a few walls, one in collaboration with Mr. Penfold. 

Philippe Baudelocque chalks a lizard

Street Art // Wednesday, March 20, 2013
  With a rich history in the arts, Paris has always had an extensive array of talent from its natives. Philippe Baudelocque is a perfect example of a Parisian creating distinctively unique work and using the very impermanent medium of chalk in the streets. This newest piece is of a large lizard for one of the Le Mur walls.

Vilks paints a story of Conquest

Street Art // Wednesday, March 20, 2013
A mural painted by French artist, Vilks, stretches a lengthy wall containing a variety of animated scenes unfolding to tell a story. The plot is of two characters that see a train on another planet through a telescope, devise a plan to build a flying aircraft and set off for this planet. When they arrive they find the train and paint letters on it. Vilks did an excellent job at painting a comic strip on to a wall here.

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