"Bird Globe" Illustrations by Phlegm

Street Art // Friday, November 16, 2012
Based on a wall that was previously painted in Turin, Italy, Sheffield-based artist, Phlegm, illustrated these two “bird globes.” Intricately detailed, with beautiful shading, these pieces show the artists signature characters sleeping inside pod-like bird and owl faces. Phlegm has been working on a number of illustrations for an upcoming book project that should be released in early 2013.

"Bring Back The Boardwalks" Silent Art Auction & Fundraiser

Street Art // Thursday, November 15, 2012
Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath left many cities and towns on the Eastern Seaboard inoperable or completely destroyed, many having to rebuild on their own without any government assistance. The beach communities of the Far Rockaway and Coney Island in Queens were greatly affected. A group of New Yorkers came together to help their recovery process by setting up a silent auction and fundraiser with 100% of the proceeds going to the communities.

"It's Whats Outside that Counts" by Skewville

Street Art // Thursday, November 15, 2012
Over the summer, the New York-based duo, Skewville, created a large bold lettered piece with the words “It’s What’s Outside That Counts” on the exterior of The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art.

Two new Nosbe FAces

Street Art // Thursday, November 15, 2012
It’s been a while since we have seen anything new from Paris-based street artist, Nosbe.  Today, two new square shaped psychedelic face paintings were spotted in the streets.

Patrick Dougherty's "Ballroom" outside Melbourne's Federation Square

Street Art // Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Similar to the evasive plant Kudzu here in America, the Australian willow tree has become a nuisance and problem for other vegetation, even affecting the habitat of fish and local wildlife.  Dougherty recognizes the over abundance of the willow tree saplings and sticks utilizing them for this outdoor sculpture in part of his “Stickwork” series.

New Mural by Other in Heerlen, Holland

Street Art // Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The four-story Schunck Museum in Heerlen, Holland now adorns a vibrant mural from Canadian artist, Other. An eclectic group of stacked faces and bodies, including a skull were painted from top to bottom. Simple brightly colored designs accompany the characters making for a beautiful piece.

Blu x Ericailcane mural in Bari, Italy

Street Art // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
With several collaborations in the past, artists Blu and Ericailcane once more combined efforts to create a wonderful piece on what used to be a school in Bari, Italy. The buildings collective “Socrate Occupato” is now home to around 60 immigrated refugees. The two artists worked with the themes of migration and pilgrimage. A detailed flooded city was painted by Blu, while an arc with animals seeking refuge for their crossing was painted by Ericailcane.

Hyuro work on paper

Street Art // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Very few artists who regularly work in the street can also make indoor work that looks this good! Using watercolor on paper, Hyuro painted a deer being escorted by a number of police officers.

Two trucks by Aryz

Street Art // Tuesday, November 13, 2012
We are not accustomed to seeing Spanish muralist, Aryz, work in any size other than large, huge, and massive. These two trucks are in none of those categories and that’s refreshing to see.

Classic Huntington Beach Mural Perishes

Street Art // Monday, November 12, 2012
There’s an interesting article about the history and fate of this mural that once stood directly across the street from a McDonalds in Huntington Beach, California. Saeed Danosian painted the mural in 1992, who once worked at McDonalds as a manager. It was recently defaced by a very clean lettered “Vegan” but ultimately got buffed.

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