Escif: Austerity

Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 24, 2013
The exceptionally talented and conceptual muralist, Escif, appropriately titled this mural of equestrian horse jumping Austerity. “Show jumping is a discipline which is a timed event judged on the ability of the horse and rider to jump over a series of obstacles. This discipline is one of the most popular sports and equestrian riders most used today, and is the most modern specialty equestrian sport that has come to turn the classic sport of riding in a spectator sport” says Escif relating to this particular piece.

Station 16 releases Other print

Street Art // Wednesday, January 23, 2013
n the hopes of funding a trip to attend a residency in South Africa, Canadian artist, Other aka Troy Lovegates, has released a new print through Station 16 now available for purchase. Limited to 50, these 5 color printed are 20 x 20 and come signed and numbered.

New Sego wall in Mexico City

Street Art // Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Isitia Project based in Mexico City features a number of local artists including the talents of illustrator and muralist, Sego. The artist’s newest piece depicts a large arm painted in his familiar style, with branches growing off the ends of the fingers. A grasshopper can be seen resting on the arm.  Wonderful color use on this piece.

"Tastes like Chicken" by Elbowtow

Street Art // Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A large menacing-looking pigeon devours some food on the streets of Brooklyn. Created by artist, Brian Adam Douglas Aka Elbowtoe.

A balancing act...

Street Art // Tuesday, January 22, 2013
    On this wall in Valencia, Spain, six women are seen balancing an assortment of plants on their heads and appear to all be wearing shorts. The work is easily recognizable, undoubtedly the handy work Spanish artist, Hyuro.

La Pandilla Mural progress in Puerto Rico

Street Art // Tuesday, January 22, 2013
This new mural by La Pandilla in San Juan, Puerto Rico is turning out very interesting. Here are few photos of what’ been painted so far.

"Postcards from Google Earth" by Clement Villa

Street Art // Monday, January 21, 2013
Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary-artist, Clement Villa, discovered images in which Google Earth projects abnormal landscapes beyond our reality. Since this discovery, Villa has been scouring Google Earth and collecting a number of these surreal landscapes. “ At first, I thought they were glitches, or errors in the algorithm, but looking closer I realized the situation was actually more interesting — these images are not glitches."

New jade mural in Chorrillos district of Lima

Street Art // Monday, January 21, 2013
An interesting image from a birds-eye-view shows a boy crouched down looking at a shark fin. Created by the imagination of Peruvian muralist, Jade, in Lima, Peru.

The work of Evgeny Dikson

Street Art // Saturday, January 19, 2013
Take a look at a selection of abstract mural work from Russian artist, Evgeniy Dikson. Lots of interesting shapes and lines, with an occasional animal included.

Roa and Ever mural in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Street Art // Friday, January 18, 2013
“The people feed communism to the beast” is the title of this collaborative mural between street artists, Roa and Ever, painted in the neighborhood of Palermo Viejo in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This striking piece shows the head of Chairman Mao (Ever) being offered to a sea elephant (Roa). An unusual combination of images from two artists with different esthetics, but manages to work well in this particular context.

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