Mars-1 and Bumblebeelovesyou Paint New Murals for the RAD Napa Project

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Mars-1 and Bumblebeelovesyou just made these two new murals for the Rail Arts District (RAD) Napa project, curated by Thinkspace. Mars-1 painted a nebulous design that remains untitled, while Bumblebeelovesyou's Jack and Jill depicts children reading and drinking juice. Check the gallery for some photos of the process, the beautiful wine country, and the finished murals. Photos by … Continue reading Mars-1 and Bumblebeelovesyou Paint New Murals for the RAD Napa Project

Street Artist Fuses Cultures by Painting Black Women in Traditional Korean Hanboks

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Graffiti artist Chris Shim, aka Royyal Dog, uses his work as a way to conceptually bridge gaps between cultures. In 2016, he traveled to the U.S. from his home in Seoul and spent nearly three months in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Modesto. In Los Angeles’ Container Yard, he created a beautiful mural … Continue reading Street Artist Fuses Cultures by Painting Black Women in Traditional Korean Hanboks

Interview: Street Artist Creates Endangered Animal Paintings to Help Raise Awareness

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KUGNA – Gorilla South African street artist Sonny, known for his large animal murals, goes inside the gallery for an exploration of the precarious balance between mankind and the animal kingdom. For To the Bone, Sonny has created a series of paintings and sculptures to explore the possible extinction of beloved animals around the globe. Each … Continue reading Interview: Street Artist Creates Endangered Animal Paintings to Help Raise Awareness

Riffin & Large: MST3K Graffiti, Stickers & Stencils

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 (or MST3K for short) was a Nineties pop culture TV phenomenon that endures through graffiti, stickers, stencils and street art. Mystery Science Theater 3000 debuted on Minneapolis TV station KTMA in late 1988 and the final episode (#211 for those keeping count) of its tenth season aired on the Sci-Fi Channel … Continue reading Riffin & Large: MST3K Graffiti, Stickers & Stencils

Artist Turns a Flowering Bush Into a Clever Street Art Tribute to Prince

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4.1.18 – Our #Prince bush started flowering all of a sudden! Now there are hundreds bees buzzing and a few birds living in the bush! Happy #Easter Everyone! pic.twitter.com/preotBVKNY — Christine Stein, Artist (@ChristinesAArt) April 1, 2018 Over the years, Prince has inspired many artistic tributes, including a mural by artist Christine Stein. Painted in … Continue reading Artist Turns a Flowering Bush Into a Clever Street Art Tribute to Prince

“Tropicalism” by Tellas in Galatina, Italy

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Our friend Tellas recently spent some time in Galatina, Italy where he worked his way through a new piece, curated by ViaVai Project.   Entitled “Tropicalism”, the talented Italian artist created another stunning mural for this tropical series showing some of his signature minimal & organic imagery. Tellas’ style is quite unique amongst the artists active on the … Continue reading “Tropicalism” by Tellas in Galatina, Italy

“O Sciore Cchiù Felice” by Fabio Petani in Naples, Italy

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Fabio Petani has just sent in some flicks of his work for 7th mural of Parco dei Murales project in Naples, Italy. Mural named “O Sciore Cchiù Felice” (the happiest flower) is dedicated to the worth and knowledge of the local areas and was inspired by the work of Mr. Aldo Merola, the botanist who was one … Continue reading “O Sciore Cchiù Felice” by Fabio Petani in Naples, Italy

“You Loot, We Shoot” by Banksy in New York City

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Elusive British street artist Banksy just officially acknowledged his “You Loot, We Shoot” mural that recently popped up in New York City as part of his mini trip in the United States of America. The stenciled artwork shows a business man in suit from the NYSE ( New York Stock Exchange ) quickly fleeing with … Continue reading “You Loot, We Shoot” by Banksy in New York City

“The Care of Knowledge” by MP5 In Naples, Italy

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This mural by MP5 was painted at the premises of the Women’s Documentation Center in the Spanish quarters in Naples, Italy. The Women’s Center contains a gender library and an archive of documents on national and international feminist movements. In the same building, there is also an anti-violence center frequented by many women, from the … Continue reading “The Care of Knowledge” by MP5 In Naples, Italy

Etien in Dubai, UAE

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French street artist Etien, recently travelled to Dubai where he was invited to paint a new piece for the fourth edition of the Dubai Canvas 3D Art Festival.   Known for his stunning 3D anamorphic street art works, Etien brought to life this hyper-realistic piece showing two vibrant floating fish. The jar’s transparency effect showcase … Continue reading Etien in Dubai, UAE

The Crystal Ship: Zoer x Velvet in Ostend, Belgium

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We kick off our yearly coverage of “The Crystal Ship Festival” with a brand new piece from Zoer and Velvet which was just completed on the streets of Ostend in Belgium.   “The aim of The Crystal Ship is to bring art closer to people, to residents. Our approach is to have artists do their … Continue reading The Crystal Ship: Zoer x Velvet in Ostend, Belgium

Street Artist Pejac Is Making Trees Sprout From the Bricks of New York Buildings

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Spanish street artist Pejac is known for using trompe l'oeil to create innovative artworks that are as beautiful as they are thought-provoking. For his first time in New York City, the artist looked at nature through two different lenses. One piece is a mind-bending illusion where Pejac seems to mold bricks into a tree, while another sees … Continue reading Street Artist Pejac Is Making Trees Sprout From the Bricks of New York Buildings

Fossil and Inner Strength: Pejac's New Street Interventions in NYC

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Continuing the efforts described in our feature in the Spring 2018 issue of Juxtapoz Magazine, Pejac recently created two fresh new public interventions that are talking about the unfair relationship between humans and nature. Visiting NYC for the first time, the Spanish artist created Fossil and Inner Strength on locations in Bushwick and Chinatown, depicting the … Continue reading Fossil and Inner Strength: Pejac's New Street Interventions in NYC

Streets: Pejac – (New York) – Part I

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Posted by sleepboy, April 4, 2018 Recently visiting New York City for the first time, Pejac took the opportunity to paint a couple murals that spoke to the city’s environmental impact, an issue that often plays a key role in his work. One of these was entitled Inner Strength (located at 2 Henry St), a elegant piece in Chinatown … Continue reading Streets: Pejac – (New York) – Part I

Trees Grow from Bricks and a Storefront on the Streets of New York by Pejac

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Elusive Spanish artist Pejac (previously) travels the world creating street interventions, often integrating natural elements into man-made structures through a combination of stenciling and trompe l’oeil painting.

Streets: Aaron Li-Hill (New Delhi)

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Recently in India, Aaron Li-Hill (interviewed) painted a wall in New Delhi entitled Nature’s Arch and Visions of Altered Landscapes. Created in the Lodhi Arts District, the mural from the Canadian artist speaks to the issues of species extinction and contemplating climate change. With the support of St+art India and Canada in India, Li-Hill posits – “In a world that … Continue reading Streets: Aaron Li-Hill (New Delhi)

Streets: Sensemurs Project (Valencia, Spain)

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Recently in the La Punta area just outside of Valencia, Spain, a group of street artists got together to help the local population protest the actions of the port authority and the local government have taken since 2001. Because of their focus on urban development, locales were forced to move into social housing only 100’s … Continue reading Streets: Sensemurs Project (Valencia, Spain)

Google’s New Experiment Lets You Tag Digital Graffiti In The Real World

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The first time I drew in midair, back in 2016, I felt like like I was Picasso painting in pure light. I was trying Tiltbrush, an app for sketching in 3D, which required me to strap into an unwieldy HTC Vive virtual reality system and the $1000 computer that powered it. Oh, and I was holding … Continue reading Google’s New Experiment Lets You Tag Digital Graffiti In The Real World

Banksy Is Getting Up New Works Around NYC

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But of course, the British artist likes to get a few illegal pieces in as well whilst traveling, and the artist seems to have been spotted in a few different places around NYC. Well, we can now confirm the stencil piece in an empty lot on Coney Island Avenue featuring a Trump-like businessman stock-whipping a … Continue reading Banksy Is Getting Up New Works Around NYC

Sensemurs: Muralists Fight Urban Development Outside of Valencia, Spain

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We've spent the last couple of days in the outskirts of Valencia, Spain, following the realization of Sensemurs, the first meeting of muralists coordinated by the Horta és Futur NO a la ZAL organization. Organized with big help from Escif , the project is part of the recovery campaign of the neighborhood