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PUMA and ASOS Black Visit the Favelas and Graffiti Artists of Brazil in ‘Os Pixadores’

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 24, 2012
“The only way to push forward is to risk something important.” After catching a glimpse of the trailer a few weeks ago, PUMA and ASOS Black have unveiled the full-length film Os Pixadores that follows the “Pixadores” graffiti...

Tyrsa and Franck Pellegrino Team Up On “Welcome to the Jungle” Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 18, 2012
Multi-talented French artists Tyrsa and Franck Pellegrino recently partnered for “Welcome to the Jungle,” a celebration of both graffiti art and the urban streets that are often their galleries. Displaying the distinct characteristics of...

Take a Trip Into the Studios of Steve “ESPO” Powers

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 3, 2012
The curtains are set to open on September 6 at the Joshua Liner Gallery in Brooklyn for the opening of Steve Powers’ “A Word Is Worth A Thousand Pictures” exhibition. To coincide with the showing, Powers (also known as ESPO) takes a...

ASOS Black x PUMA “Os Pixadores” Trailer

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 2, 2012
ASOS Black and Puma have teamed up for a short film titled “Os Pixadores.” All signs seem to indicate that this film will feature the graffiti scene in Sao Paolo, Brazil — home to world-renowned Os Gemeos. Cuing up the idea of radic...

Take a Ride with Andre on His Big Pink Machine

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 30, 2012
VICE meets Portuguese graffiti artist André Saraiva who is exhibiting at The Hole Gallery in New York. Apart from graffiti, drawings and LEGO-inspired models of clubs in a mini Vegas-like city, Mr. A’s central showpieces include a bronze Mickey...

Mike Giant Mural @ Manhattan Bridge Chinatown

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 2, 2012
Mike Giant is a long way from his San Francisco home, but his artwork is right where it belongs in Giant’s new installation under the Manhattan Bridge in Chinatown. Inking the wall with street and skate-inspired slogans, this particular piece f...

Aiko Nakagawa Mural @ Bowery & Houston NYC Graffiti Wall

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 11, 2012
Undoubtedly one of the most sought-after pieces of artistic real estate in New York City, the Bowery & Houston wall has been transformed courtesy of Aiko Nakagawa. Following in the footsteps and handprints of such artistic heavyweights as RETNA,...

Acclaim Magazine: Chaz Bojorquez – Godfather of Cholo Style Letters Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 11, 2012
Acclaim Magazine got a chance to chat with Chaz Bojorquez when he was in Melbourne, Australia earlier this year for the street culture-centric 2012 Carbon Festival. In this video interview with Andrew Montell, Chaz talks about graffiti’s early...

The Detroit Beautification Project – Chapter 1

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 26, 2012
Due to a number of cultural, political and social reasons, the once booming city of Detroit has become a shell of what it once was: a place home to some of the most important accomplishments in the fields of art, music and design. Having fallen in lo...

Gestalten TV: Patrick Nguyen – The Streets Are Paved With Art

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 17, 2012
Gestalten TV presents insider, art collector, ex-lawyer and book editor Patrick Nguyen in a video expounding the thought behind his recent Gestalten publication Beyond the Street. The 400-page book features some 100 key urban art personalities across...

RISK x FLAUNT for MOCA Art in the Streets 1st Year Anniversary Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 6, 2012
Set to Velvet Underground’s “Oh! Sweet Nuthin’,” RISK and FLAUNT Magazine present a behind-the-scenes video of the notable artist’s contributions to the MOCA “Art in the Streets” exhibition. Celebrating a yea...

Banksy’s ‘Parachuting Rat’ in Melbourne Destroyed

ArtsComments ⋅ May 21, 2012
The works of enigmatic and world-renowned street artist Banksy rarely last long enough to be appreciated, as they are either vandalized, painted over, or outright destroyed. Until recently, Banksy’s 2003 Parachuting Rat work was one of his last...

RONE ‘Can’t Stop’ Mural @ Bois de Vincennes Park

ArtsComments ⋅ May 14, 2012
Australian artist RONE’s Can’t Stop mural at Bois de Vincennes Park showcases his signature style and tongue-and-cheek nature of creating striking work. Facilitated through the PARISFREEWALLS project, the piece sits in a Parisian park tha...

INSA Mural for LA Freewalls

ArtsComments ⋅ May 13, 2012
UK artist and designer INSA took to downtown Los Angeles in a spray painting frenzy this month, giving the Artshare building in the heart of the Arts District a much-needed facelift. In a collaborative effort with LA Freewalls and Daniel Lahoda of Je...

Shepard Fairey “Harmony & Discord” @ Pace Prints NYC

ArtsComments ⋅ May 7, 2012
This past weekend served as the launching point for Shepard Fairey’s latest “Harmony & Discord” exhibition at Pace Prints in New York. After taking a look at what Fairey had in store last week, Juxtapoz stopped by the opening ni...