Barbara Kruger buses in Los Angeles for "Art Matters"

Street Art // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The LA Fund and LAUSD have launched a public art project, “Art Matters,” in attempt to support funding for arts education in the Los Angeles school systems. Barbara Kruger, the conceptual/pop artist known for using black and white images overlaid with bold captions is working on the project.

New Shida murals in Brisbane, Australia

Street Art // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Australia-based street artist, Shida, has been busy, producing three new detailed walls in the streets of Brisbane. Unearthly and often abstract creatures hide amongst the natural shapes created by the artist.

"Heist of le golden eclair" by DXTR and CONE of The Weird

Street Art // Wednesday, October 17, 2012
DXTR and CONE both members of the mural collective, The Weird, recently collaborative on a mural project for the Hamilius Urban Art project in Luxemburg. The mural shows a range of animated characters from both artists, all attempting to heist a glass encased eclair.


Street Art // Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Los Murals Hablan translated in English to The Talking Walls, is in full swing in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The mural festival started on October 4, 2012 has brought international street artists Sego, Aryz, Jaz, Roa, Ever, Neuzz, and a hoard of local artists together to decorate local walls. Here are photos of some of the progress that has been made, including finished pieces from Roa and Jaz, with Aryz’s close to the finish line.

Never2501 Earthworks Piece

Street Art // Monday, October 15, 2012
Never 2501’s newest installation, which is significantly different from what we are accustomed to seeing him do, was created from all natural resources. The artist used dead trees, roots, and leaves, to create a massive body located in the Museo Archeologico "Paolo Giovio" in Como, Italy. The piece is entitled “"In Cammino Per Trasformarsi Nell'istante Presente" or  “Moving to transform into the present.”

New Phlegm mural in Doncaster, UK

Street Art // Monday, October 15, 2012
Sheffield, UK-based illustrator and muralist, Phlegm, painted a massive trumpet with one his characters perched on the edge shooting arrows.  Balloon tied skulls and bones are seen floating on the wall, with a pile remains on the floor. This new mural was painted in Doncaster in South Yorkshire.

Escif: "Sauvetage" in Niort, France

Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 14, 2012
Escif’s newest mural in Niort, France for the Le 4 Eme MUR Festival is a powerful image commenting on Spain’s current economic crisis. The artist painted a large piece depicting a well-dressed person picking up a Euro. Great use of space on this wall.

Sego mural Progress in Puerto Rico

Street Art // Saturday, October 13, 2012
Mexico-based Illustrator and muralist, Sego, is seen here putting the final touches on his wall for the Los Murals Hablan Festival in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

"El Gigante" by Jade

Street Art // Friday, October 12, 2012
Peruvian muralist, Jade, recently completed this piece with one of his signature characters looking through a lines of flags. Jade spoke on this particular piece saying that the local children embraced the mural the most, giving it their own name of “El Gigante” or in English “The Giant.”

Anatomical Heart Mural by Lump

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 12, 2012
How did we miss this? During this past summer when the Galeria Urban Forms in Lodz, Poland was happening, with great works from Os Gemeos, Aryz, Inti and others doing murals, Lump dropped this amazing anatomical heart mural that read "Time Eats Us." Solid. 


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