STREET LIFE | INVADER’S NEW 8-BIT PICASSO PORTRAIT IN PARIS

September 4, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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One of Supertouch buddy Invader's latest hits is this low-res Picasso portrait on a wall in Paris adjacent to the Musee Picasso. Given his standing as the father of Cubism, we're pretty sure he'd approve of the 8-bit rendering... Read More

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STREET LIFE | SIMPSONS SUMMER FUN IN NYC

September 3, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Straight-up summer Simpsons fun in the streets of NYC at 231 Eldridge St, LES, by Jerkface & the accompanying fine art piece to match... Read More

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OPENING | LADY AIKO’S “SWEETHEART” AT THE OUTSIDERS GALLERY, NEWCASTLE

September 2, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Opening last week to a packed house was Sweetheart, the newest body of work by Japanese street art pioneer Lady Aiko at Steve Lazarides' The Outsiders Gallery, in Newcastle, England. Best known as a founding member of street art collective Faile, Aiko (aka: Aiko Nakagawa) began her career in film, directing the seminal Read More

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STREET LIFE | ENDLESS SUMMER WITH KENNY SCHARF AT THE PLAYLAND MOTEL, ROCKAWAY BEACH

August 28, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Living Pop Art legend and all-around eternal sun god, Kenny Scharf has returned to his street art roots with a vengeance in recent years, firmly reasserting his rightful place at the top of the pantheon of the pioneers of NYC aerosol art. He's been on a tear with the Montana cans this summer, and perhaps no project was more immediately gratifying than his new mural for freewheeling hipster beach retreat, the Playland Motel in Read More

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FAILE’S DELUXX FLUXX ARCADE AT THE EDINBURGH ART FESTIVAL, SCOTLAND

August 27, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Brooklyn-based multidisciplinary art duo Faile (aka: "The Patricks", Patrick McNeil & Patrick Miller) and street artist Bast have unleashed their visually stunning Deluxx Fluxx Arcade installation on the people of Scotland as part of the Edinburgh Art Festival. The blacklit arcade features immersive graphics Read More

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STREET LIFE | LUDO ON THE LOOSE IN THE CARIBBEAN

August 26, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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French street artist & Supertouch buddy Ludo has been busy this summer, this time in Saint Martin & Saint Barth, splashing his signature green across the walls of the Caribbean. Have a look: Read More

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FIRST LOOK | DRINKIN’ ON THE JOB WITH NECKFACE AT NEW IMAGE ART, WEST HOLLYWOOD

August 25, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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When I first met a 19-year-old street artist named Neckface to publish his first ever feature in Juxtapoz magazine, the hardest thing he ever drank was coke. Now, with his latest show, Drinkin' on the Job at Marsea Goldberg's venerable New Image Art in West Hollywood (the true voice of underground LA art) that opened last Friday, Nasty Neck pays proper homage to the joys of getting fucked up, a lifestyle he now lives to the fullest. Marrying his trademark satanic watercolor imagery with the type of Read More

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PUBLIC ART | OS GEMEOS GO MASSIVE WITH “GIANTS” AT THE VANCOUVER BIENNALE

August 25, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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Brasilian street art masters & Supertouch buddies Os Gemeos have just completed one of their largest, and most awe-inspiring outdoor pieces ever as part of the current Vancouver Biennale. Long known for their massive public painted works Read More

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STREET LIFE | JR’S INSIDE OUT PROJECT IN LA GUAJIRA, COLUMBIA

August 22, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Here we have another compelling image from French street artist JR's ongoing Inside Out Project, this time from La Guajira, Columbia. Explains the artist, "While traveling for my first time in La Guajira, I experienced much inspiration from the communities I visited. The Wayuu are a tough and resilient people. They possess a beautiful dignity and willingness to persevere unlike anyone I have Read More

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STREET LIFE | MERVE BERKMAN DRAWS ATTENTION TO THE PLIGHT OF SYRIAN REFUGEES

August 19, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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This photo of a barefoot Syrian mother & child refuge was taken and pasted by Merve Berkman on a wall in Istanbul where many homeless immigrants usually sit. Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have made their way to Istanbul in the midst of the current political & humanitarian crisis but the Turkish government is beginning to apply sanctions. This image draws attention to their plight. As the artist, Merve, observes, "An image is Read More

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