Street Art // Thursday, July 30, 2015
We wanted to share the latest mural by JR, part of Philadelphia's Mural Arts Program’s Open Source project, which is a series of installations in public space which call attention to various social issues. This mural, called Migrants, Ibrahim, Mingora – Philadelphia, is an exploration of immigration. Ibrahim Shaw, the subject of the work, grew up and studied at a university in Pakistan, then came to Philadelphia to work in his uncle’s food truck.
Street Art // Thursday, January 30, 2014
Last week, the inaugural special performance and unveiling of photographer JR’s newest collaboration with the Lincoln Center for the New York City Ballet Art Series occurred and we’ve heard nothing but good things. Viewers saw several very different installations; most notable being the massive photograph of 80 ballet dancers on vinyl spread across the entire floor of the theater's lobby.
Street Art // Sunday, November 17, 2013
Continuing his ongoing international Inside Out Project, French photographer, JR, created a mural for the façade of The National Library of France, which is now his largest printed piece installed yet.
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 24, 2013
We are enjoying the fun, imaginative wheatpastes of French artist Lavalet. Lavalet began making the site-specific pieces around France last year, coming up with creative and entertaining ways for his characters to interact with their surroundings. He also just opened an exhibition at NUNC ! Grenoble if you are in France.
Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 01, 2012
Together with D-Structure, Wheatpaste Art Collective will present a collection of stickable posters and canvas wall art during the next San Francisco First Friday opening at 8 pm on Friday, July 6th, 2012. The show will run through Monday, August 6th, 2012. D-Structure is located at 520 Haight Street in San Francisco.
Street Art // Sunday, April 29, 2012
Bast collage wheatpaste spotted hanging out on a door in Brooklyn, ripped and torn.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, January 06, 2011
Jesse Hazelip, whose wheatpastes can be seen all around San Francisco, has a solo show in the mega-space that is 941 Geary in the city's Tenderloin opening January 15, 2011. The show's title, The Belle of the Brawl, also happens to be the title of the video preview for the exhibition that you can see here. Watch after the jump . . .
Street Art // Monday, November 22, 2010
Last month in our November 2010 issue, Barbara Kruger graced our cover. It was an important cover and interview for us, as Kruger is one of the biggest and most well-regarded artists in all of contemporary art. For the interview, artist Shepard Fairey wrote an exclusive introduction about Kruger for Juxtapoz, an introduction we felt we should share with you. Read it after the jump . . .