Video: Urban Air Project

Street Art // Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Los Angeles-based artist, Stephen Glassman, with the help of environmental engineers, billboard fabricators, and other specialists, is trying to take a single billboard in the city of Los Angeles and turn it into a live bamboo garden. Why not, right?  The city of Los Angeles is plagued with advertisement billboards everywhere you look; can’t one be filled with lush nature?  They have created a Kickstarter that has only 6 hours left and is just short of their $100,000 mark by less than $3000.

12 MONTHS OF NEON LOVE

Street Art // Tuesday, December 11, 2012
For twelve months beginning on Valentines Day 2011, Victoria Lucas and Richard William Wheater created twelve lyrical statements in large red neon text on the roof of the Neon Workshop in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.  All of the lyrics came from well-known musical groups such as Jo Division and Amy Winehouse.  The project was initially inspired from the romantic relationship between the two artists and set to explore the subject of love, expressions of intimacy, adoration and heartbreak.

Dabs x Myla x Craola x Witnes in Miami

Street Art // Monday, December 10, 2012
Dabs, Myla, Craola, and Witness teamed in painting this large character-based mural in the Wynwood Arts District of Miami. Notice the three-eyed meat clever wielding crayon! Painted for the kids and the older kids who never grew up.

La Pandilla New Mural in Miami

Street Art // Monday, December 10, 2012
Puerto Rico-based artists, La Pandilla, comprised of Alexis Diaz and Juan Fernandez, made the following contribution this past week to the plethora of murals in the Wynwood Arts District in Miami.

Ripo #1

Street Art // Monday, December 10, 2012
By simply knocking out the bricks on this wall to resemble the number one and placing a “#” sign next to it, Spanish artist, Ripo successfully created a clever little piece.

"Slaves" by Escif

Street Art // Monday, December 10, 2012
Never one to shy away from controversial social or cultural topics, Escif’s newest mural in Niort, France shows a soccer player with a ball and chain around his ankle.  This piece is entitled “Slaves” and to better understand its context, the artist attached text from the Madrid-based writer and philosopher, Santiago Alba Rico.

South African Pears...

Street Art // Monday, December 10, 2012
Using scavenged wood found in Holland and Germany, this new piece by Other is powerfully animated both in color and energy.  The legs for this character were also found, contrasting well with the upper body.

Video: Swoon's Konbit Shelter

Street Art // Friday, December 07, 2012
In part of MOCAtv’s art in the streets series, Swoon is the subject of their newest installment focusing on her work for the "Konbit Shelter" project in Bigones-Leogane, Haiti. Take nine minutes out of your day for this insightful look into what Swoon has been up to.  

Video: Living Walls Goes to Miami

Street Art // Friday, December 07, 2012
Living Walls will be curating the art on a 175 ft outdoor courtyard in Miami this weekend that will feature the work of 22 street artists. Some of the artists that will be contributing to the wall will be Roa, Ever, Jaz, Never2501, Faith 47, and many more. This video to promote the project is spot on.  

Simple math equations by Aakash Nihalani

Street Art // Friday, December 07, 2012
New York-based artist, Aakash Nihalani, has fun interactive programs on his website (We suggest you spend some time there), sticking to simple and efficient designs.  One of the artist’s newest projects incorporates window of buildings with simple arithmetic problems, pretty clever.

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