"Entropy" @ Magda Danysz Gallery

Street Art // Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Lisbon-based, London-residing artist, Vhils, newest solo exhibition entitled “Entropy” opened last weekend at Magda Danysz Gallery in Paris. The artist is most recognized for his walls that are chiseled and layered portraits resembling excavated artifact. Expanding his practice, his new body of work explores portraits in a variety of techniques such as carved Styrofoam and wood, acid etched metal, laser cut posters, and ink and bleach on paper.

The Rejects @ Reed Projects Inaugural Show in Stavanger, Norway

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Our good friends at Nuart, whom we featured in our May 2012 Public Art issue, and who hold down a few great public art and music festivals in Stavanger, Norway each year, just opend a permanent gallery space,  Reed Projects, and their inaugural show, The Rejects, in Stavanger this past weekend. They kicked off the new space with a group show that encapsulates a bunch of the artists who have created murals in and around Stavanger each year.

Vhils in Aveiro

Street Art // Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Last week, Vhils created a portrait in Lisbon using his unique technique of chipping away at the surface and this week he has taken to another wall in Aveiro to create the following piece.

New Vhils in Lisbon, Portugal

Street Art // Thursday, May 24, 2012
Using a slow archaic method of chipping away at surfaces street artist, Vhils, creates striking portraits with meticulous detail only subtle chips can create. This newest work of his is located in Lisbon, Portugal.

All City Canvas: Final Murals in Mexico City

Juxtapoz // Friday, May 11, 2012
Last week, we were down in Mexico City as both a sponsor and participant in the All City Canvas urban art festival. Today we have photos of some of the finished murals and how they look in their surrounding environments, including works by El Mac, Escif, Saner, Sego, Herakut, Roa, Interesni Kazki, and Vhils.

All City Canvas, Mexico City: Day 3—4

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 08, 2012
We were spread out this past weekend, part of us in Los Angeles, part in New York City for Frieze, and part in Mexico City, where Juxtapoz was a sponsor and lecturer at the All City Canvas Festival. We have gone over the roster, even posted about Escif's memorable mural, but a line-up of Roa, Aryz, Saner, El Mac, Herakut, Sego, Escif, Vhils, Interesni Kazki, and others is not to be missed. Here are some things we saw over the weekend...

All City Canvas, Mexico City: Day 1—2

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 02, 2012
We have our Mexico City colleagues on the scene at the huge Public Art festival, All City Canvas, where an all-world roster of artists (Roa, Escif, Saner, Herakut, Vhils, Interesni Kazki, El Mac, Aryz, and Sego) are painting huge walls around the Mexican capital. After the first few days, some massively good works are being produced. Check out some of the progress shots we were able to capture.

Vhils Mural in Baltimore in Progress

Street Art // Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Vhils is currently in Baltimore, Maryland chipping away at a huge wall for the Open Walls Baltimore Project.  Finished product coming soon!

New Vhils wall in Luxembourg

Street Art // Wednesday, March 21, 2012
There is new work in the streets of Luxembourg by Portuguese surface scraper, Alexandre Farto also known as Vhils.  The artist used his unique excavating process of chipping away at the wall to create this portrait of a man.  

More new Walls from Vhils in Shanghai

Street Art // Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Portuguese street artist, Vhils, recently visited Shanghai and carved portraits of evicted residents on the exteriors of houses set to be destroyed.
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