Posts Tagged ‘Street Art’

STREET LIFE | JR GOES MASSIVE IN PHILLY FOR THE OPEN SOURCE PUBLIC ART PROJECT

July 29, 2015  |  Streets  |  No Comments

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Last week, French street artist & Supertouch buddy JR pasted his first mural in Philadelphia (and one of his largest ever), a 20-story tall portrait of Ibrahim Shah, a Philadelphia resident who immigrated to the United States from Pakistan. The mural, Migrants, Ibrahim,
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SUMMER MADNESS | THE SAND SCULPTURE OF GUY-OLIVER DEVEAU

July 23, 2015  |  art  |  No Comments

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It used to be that all you needed to feel like a wuss at the beach was some buff meathead kicking sand in your face. Now Canadian "sand artist" Guy-Olivier Deveau is here to embarrass all amateur Read More

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STREET LIFE | JAMES JEAN ON THE WALL IN LONG BEACH

July 21, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  No Comments

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One wouldn't exactly call visionary modern master painter James Jean a "street artist" but he played the part well when asked to create a towering mural as part of Pow Wow Long Beach earlier this month. Standing tall on the side of the Read More

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STREET LIFE | JR’S WRINKLES OF THE CITY PROJECT IN ISTANBUL, TURKEY

June 15, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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One of the most prolific street artists in the world, Frenchman JR's profound Wrinkles of the City project has taken him to Cartagena, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Havana, and Berlin to showcase the cities' ragged and unseen residents on a grand scale. For the project's final Read More

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OPENINGS | BARRY McGEE & TODD JAMES: “FUD” AT V1 GALLERY, COPENHAGEN

May 29, 2015  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Artistic comrades-in-arms and frequent collaborators Barry McGee (aka: TWIST) & Todd James (aka: REAS) have once again joined forces to present a new joint show cryptically titled FUD at the esteemed V1 Gallery in Copenhagen. Towering figures in the world of Read More

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STREET LIFE | CONOR HARRINGTON’S NEW FIGHT CLUB MURAL FOR WOOD STREET WALLS IN LONDON

May 27, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Irish painter and street artist Conor Harrington has been on a tear in recent years both in the gallery and on the streets where his distinctive baroque painting style has distinguished him among his peers as a master of both style and form. A connoisseur of fisticuffs, Read More

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STREET LIFE | SHEPARD FAIREY & ARYZ GO BIG IN DETROIT

May 26, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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Detroit has long been an expansive and abandoned wasteland covered in primitive wall scribbling and gang graffiti, but in the past few years its become a mecca of street art and an outdoor gallery for the world's top talent. To crown that distinction, Shepard Fairey—in town for Read More

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FIRST LOOK | SHEPARD FAIREY’S PRINTED MATTERS AT LIBRARY STREET COLLECTIVE, DETROIT

May 26, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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At this point, the world's most prolific street artist needs no introduction or analysis. Simply put, Shepard Fairey is the AC/DC of street art;  the Metallica of Graffiti; the Taylor Swift of streetwear. His fan base is legion, and at a time when he could do a show anywhere in the world, it's nice to see the Read More

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PUBLIC ART | JR COMMEMORATES THE LEGACY OF FUKUSHIMA

May 19, 2015  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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The 2011 Japanese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster triggered by a massive earthquake and tsunami left the region devastated, evacuated, and irradiated. Four years later, it's remaining inhabitants are still working to regain the way of life they once knew and cope with Read More

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ON THE WALL | STEVE “ESPO” POWERS’ NEW MIAMI BEACH MURAL AT THE CARLTON HOTEL

May 12, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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OG street art legend and master of the lost art of sign painting Stephen Powers (aka: ESPO) wrapped up his biggest work in Miami yet last month when his massive new mural on the Carlton Hotel in South Beach was unveiled. Wrapping the three story building from top to bottom, Powers' work completely covers the hotel in his trademark catchphrases, bits of Beat-style Read More

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