Posts Tagged ‘Graffiti’

Streets | Os Gemeos on the Wall in Rio at JR’s Casa Amarela Cultural Center

February 2, 2016  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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The São Paulo homies Os Gemeos have been in Rio this week lending their Brasilian wonder twin freehand aerosol powers to JR’s evolving Casa Amarela project, a cultural center the fellow street artist established in the city’s oldest favela, Providência. Since its inception in 2009, Casa Amarela or the Read More

Kenny Scharf Brings His Kosmic Street Art to the Hammer Museum

January 29, 2016  |  art  |  No Comments

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Legendary Pop artist Kenny Scharf came to prominence in the early 1980s as a New York street artist, and over the years, his interdisciplinary practice has comprised clothing design, sculpture, installations, and video as well as painting—on walls and on canvas. Aspiring to reach a broad audience, Scharf has not Read More

Streets | Nasty Neck Face the Mexico City Garbage Man

January 29, 2016  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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Nice to see the homie Nasty Neck Face keeping the streets clean in Mexico City, DF today. (Via StreetArt Chilango)

Stephen Powers: Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To A Seagull) at the Brooklyn Museum

January 26, 2016  |  art  |  No Comments

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As part of the ultra-progressive Brooklyn Museum‘s current celebration of the incredible freak show that is and always has been Coney Island, Stephen Powers (aka: Espo) has taken over the a 5th floor gallery with a massive installation of his Read More

Rock of Ages | Os Gemeos Memorialize David Bowie With Ziggy Stardust Mural

January 25, 2016  |  Culture, Music, Streets  |  No Comments

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Brazilian B-Boy wonder twins Os Gemeos (Otavio & Gustavo Pandolfo) took to the streets of Brasil recently to memorialize fallen rock icon David Bowie in their inimitable style. We gotta believe somewhere in Read More

PRAY FOR PARIS | SHEPARD FAIREY’S “EARTH CRISIS” INSTALLATION OPENS IN THE EIFFEL TOWER

November 21, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off on PRAY FOR PARIS | SHEPARD FAIREY’S “EARTH CRISIS” INSTALLATION OPENS IN THE EIFFEL TOWER

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In the aftermath  of last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, Shepard Fairey has unveiled his newest project, Earth Crisis, a giant sphere suspended between the first and second floor of the Eiffel Tower, a call to action to address the global Read More

STREETS | SPACE INVADER TAKES OVER THE EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY, ROME

October 10, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREETS | SPACE INVADER TAKES OVER THE EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY, ROME

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Where better for French 8-bit street artist Space Invader to live out his extraterrestrial fantasies than the European Space Agency? Thanks to a crew of culturally enlightened nerds, the ESA is now the coolest of all the world’s underfunded Read More

FIRST LOOK | SHEPARD FAIREY “ON OUR HANDS” AT JACOB LEWIS GALLERY, NYC

October 10, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | SHEPARD FAIREY “ON OUR HANDS” AT JACOB LEWIS GALLERY, NYC

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Street art godfather Shepard Fairy may be a wanted man in Detroit, but that didn’t stop him from making a show of force at his new exhibition at Jacob Lewis Gallery in NYC earlier this month. Read More

STREET LIFE | AROUND THE WORLD WITH THE OS GEMEOS 2015 SUMMER TOUR

September 25, 2015  |  Street Art, Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | AROUND THE WORLD WITH THE OS GEMEOS 2015 SUMMER TOUR

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The summer of 2015 was an epic one for visionary Brazilian street art duo Os Gemeos. Following huge moves in NYC, including a massive B-Boy mural, a Times Square video installation, and street work with JR & Mr Andre, the twin brothers moved on to execute massive Read More

STREET LIFE | FUTURA’S “CONCRETE JUNGLE” ON THE WALL AT HOUSTON & BOWERY

September 15, 2015  |  Streets, Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | FUTURA’S “CONCRETE JUNGLE” ON THE WALL AT HOUSTON & BOWERY

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It’s been a long time since NYC’s most visionary graffiti artist had a full-fledged mural running in the city, but last weekend Futura (aka: Mr Leonard McGurr) put an end to that when he wrapped up his new painting Concrete Jungle on the wall at Houston & Bowery. Inaugurated by Read More