Vhils in Rio De Janeiro

Street Art // Monday, October 22, 2012
Creating stunning imagery from old, dusted, and dilapidated walls by chipping away at the surface, Alexandre Farto, aka Vhils, continues to carve out his own medium in the streets. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil has been the artist’s recent canvas where he created new pieces from the local weathered buildings exterior.

"Educación y Cultura" by Escif

Street Art // Monday, October 22, 2012
Escif continues to create work in the streets of Valencia, Spain that directly comments on the current education and financial crisis there. This newest piece uses and is incorporated into the space naturally, something Escif has a knack for.

In Conversation w/ Gareth Williams of Bonhams

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
In conjunction with Bonhams Auction House holding their first United States Urban Art Auction on October 29, 2012, in Los Angeles, we sit down with Gareth Williams, who oversees Bonhams contemporary, urban, and modern design sales at the London-based auctioneers. From the Banksy effect to the pieces in the new Urban Art Auction, Mr Williams gives insight into the world of auction houses and contemporary art sales.

Street Works by Andre Muniz Gonzaga

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
Brazilian street artist, Andre Muniz Gonzaga, utilizes the imperfections and irregular surfaces of the cities streets to create distorted and often bizarre faces.  Just in the last year, his work has appeared abroad in places like Senegal, Portugal, Berlin, and Amsterdam.

Wolf Coming by Liu Ruowang

Street Art // Sunday, October 21, 2012
The iron casted wolves sculptures of Chinese artist, Liu Ruowang, are menacing, vicious, and appear to be hungry for blood. A new video by 3news shows where the 110 packs of wolves now reside, oddly enough ay a golf course in Australia .

Designs for a Inflatable Trampoline Bridge in Paris

Street Art // Saturday, October 20, 2012
Too good to be true was our initial thought when viewing these images. The French architecture firm, Atelier Zündel Cristea, proposed the following design for a trampoline bridge spanning across the Seine River in Paris. Although it seems highly unrealistic for a city to ever approve such a safety hazard of funness, it is a great idea.

The Work of Andre Muniz Gonzaga

Street Art // Friday, October 19, 2012
Brazilian street artist, Andre Muniz Gonzaga, utilizes the imperfections and irregular surfaces of the cities streets to create distorted and often bizarre faces.  Just in the last year, his work has appeared abroad in places like Senegal, Portugal, Berlin, and Amsterdam.

Jade mural for Señor de los Milagros

Street Art // Friday, October 19, 2012
Since the 18th century in South America, an annual religious procession is held on October 28 in honor of The Lord of the Miracles. A slave originally painted a black Christ on the walls of a hut at the Pachacamilla plantation, near Lima. Despite several attempts to obliterate the painting and even a massive quake in 1746 that brought everything down around it, the piece still stayed intact.

New Kofie Mural for the Picturin Torino Festival

Street Art // Thursday, October 18, 2012
Los Angeles-based draftsman, Kofie, recently completed this exceptionally large mural entitled "Futurino" for the Picturin Torino Festival in Turin, Italy. Kofie’s strong line work and geometrical shapes blends naturally into the architectural landscape. Definitely one of the biggest mural we have seen him paint yet.

Video: ROA's Plane for the Boneyard Project

Street Art // Thursday, October 18, 2012
Earlier this year, Juxtapoz took a trip to Tucson, Arizona to document a number of international artists painting massive disused Military airplanes and cockpits for a project entitled The Boneyard Project. A variation of eclectic styles adorned each piece of aviation and an opening reception displaying the planes was held at the Pima Art and Space Museum. ROA’s plane was painted alone much after all the events and everyone had left, surely a tranquil desert experience for the artist.  

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