In May 2012, JR collaborates with Cuban-American artist José Parlá on the latest iteration of The Wrinkles of the City: a huge mural installation in Havana, undertaken for the Havana Biennale, for which JR and Parlá photographed and recorded 25 senior citizens who had lived through the Cuban revolution, creating portraits which Parlá, who is […]
iHeart, artist based in Vancouver is well known for his series of street composition in which each image examines our relationship with our contemporary reality including social media, cultural venets and our own emotions.
Portuguese artist Bordalo II uses plastic sheeting, old tires, shingles, and tangles of electrical cable transforming it all into enormous various animal forms. As his Facebook page explains: Bordalo II presents us a figurative painting full of vivacity and movement, where he paints his own interpretation of urban landscapes and city entertainment. He’s exploring his own mixed media on wood […]
Guido van Helten is a young street artist who enjoys covering the walls with gigantic monochrome portraits . Working from photographic references that are culturally specific he creates delicate vintage portraits that have a deeply sentimental quality.
Leonardo Delafuente (aka Delafuente) and Anderson Augusto (aka SÃO), also known as 6emeia, decided to change some details about São Paulo streets and so they covered storm drains and manhole covers with colorful and comical paintings. The result is funny, eye catching and gives you an intersting and creative idea on how to deal with boring urban […]
The French street artist YZ started his nwe projects on the streets of Senegal. Simply entitled “Amazon” refers to female warriors of the First Franco-Dahomean War who actively fought face to the French army in the begining of 19th century.
Spanish street artist Pejac has been making a name for himself around the world with optical illusions pieces that play with the environment of which they are made but also provide a unique perspective for the viewer. You can see his work in Moscow, Istanbul, Paris, London and Milan. All of them are quite deceptive, with Pejac you can never trust your senses.
Gris1 from the excellent Da Mental Vaporz recently finished working on mural simply entitled “Je Suis Charlie”.
The French street artist known as Levalet, aka Charles Leval, fills concrete recesses and jagged sidewalks with black-and-white figures. In order to find the perfect spots for his works, Levalet wanders around Paris. He then draw his figures in black ink and inserts them around the city. What a sight to see..
Puerto Rican street artist Bik Ismo recently presented his new exceptional mural. Metallic Dog (reflecting objects and scenes from the surrounding area) was created for the Raw Project at the Jose De Diego Middle School during Art Basel Miami last week. Cool stuff.