Monday, September 01, 2014

The 10 Most Popular Street Art Pieces Of August 2014

1. Pejac - Vitry, France
With summer coming to an end, its time to unveil the 10 most popular pieces this August (based on unique pageviews) on StreetArtNews. August's top ten features solely animals and human subjects but in a broad selection of artistic styles bound to impress and inspire.

Number 1 this month is guaranteed to make you smile, it's a super clever piece from the Spanish artist Pejac which he painted at the end of August on the streets of Vitry Sur Seine, France.The piece features a pair of children who appear to be burning ants with a magnifying glass in a spot of sunlight, but once viewed close-up the tiny figures are revealed to be small people instead of insects.
The rest of this month’s ranking takes us around Africa, Europe and North Africa, offering a wide variety of style and imagery from ten talented artists that you definitely need to keep an eye out for.

Discover the rest of the ranking after the click and we'll see you for a new edition of our monthly top 10 at the end of September!

Bicicleta Sem Freio New Mural - East London, UK


The good lads from Bicicleta Sem Freio are back in Europe where they just wrapped this sweet new mural on the streets of East London, UK.
After a first piece in The Big Smoke earlier this summer, the Brazilian artists spent an extra three days to paint this beautiful and vibrant artwork. This tropicalization of East London was organised by the JustKids Collective.
Continue reading for more images on this piece and if you are in the area, you'll be able to find it off Brick Lane.

Pics by Blind Eye Factory For StreetArtNews

INTI "Creed" New Mural For HRLN 2014 - Heerlen, Netherlands

While we last heard from him earlier this Summer in Ibiza, INTI is now in Netherlands where he was invited by the HRLN project to paint on the streets of Heerlen in Netherlands.

While we last heard from him earlier this Summer in Ibiza, INTI is now in the Netherlands where he was invited by the HRLN project to paint on the streets of Heerlen in Netherlands.
Entitiled "Creed", the Chilean muralist painted this massive artwork which shows one of his recurring Virgins holding an Olive branch and dressed up with a camo-inspired outfit combined with a bullet belt. Peace and War.
Hit the jump for a fresh selection of images on "Creed" and check back with us soon for more mural updates from INTI.

Dasic Fernandez New Mural For The Bushwick Collective - New York City

After several days of work in Brooklyn, New York City, Dasic Fernandez has now completed his new piece for the excellent Bushwick Collective.

After several days of work in Brooklyn, New York City, Dasic Fernandez has now completed his new piece for the excellent Bushwick Collective.
The Chilean artist unveiled a fantastic and vibrant artwork which shows a guy wearing some kind of large bandana intended to obscure the face — a nod to the coverings graffiti writers wear to protect themselves from spray paint and to the idea of revolution, which the artist flirts with in much of his work.
Take a look at an extra set of images by Daniel Weintraub after the break and if you are in the area, you'll be able to find it on Wyckoff & Troutman.


Sunday, August 31, 2014

Etam Cru New Mural For Nuart 2014 - Stavanger, Norway


Sainer and Bezt from Etam Cru have landed in Norway where they just wrapped up this new piece for the always excellent Nuart Street Art Festival.
Entitled "First Day Of School", the Polish Superstars dropped some of their hyper-clean signature imagery for the locals to enjoy.
Continue reading for more images on this artwork and make sure to drop your two cents down in our comments section if its your first day of school is arriving too.

Elian New Mural For Artmossphere - Moscow, Russia

Elian is currently in Moscow where he was invited to paint a big wall for the Artmossphere Street Art Festival.

Elian is currently in Moscow where he was invited to paint a big wall for the Artmossphere Street Art Festival.
The Argentinean muralist worked a few days on this abstract piece which is entitled "Percentage / Composition / Balance".
This work proposes a necessary dialogue between colors that build it, make a direct relationship with the medium itself, question the empty space and the use of compositional resources.
The color distribution has been generated to have a greater importance than the morphology of the piece, the main element considered is the total area that acts as a support and its quantitative relationship of each color. The composition is based on generating a optical harmonic balance to make it relative to the environment in which the mural is. We can see basic geometry has been used as the circle, the scalene triangle and other allusions to gestural strokes. --Elian
Continue reading for more angles on this new piece and if you stop by Moscow, you'll be able to find it at the Meridian House of Culture.


ROA New Pieces For Wide Open Walls - Gambia


After a first visit back in 2011, ROA has recently returned to Gambia in Africa for a new round of pieces with the amazing Wide Open Walls project.
The Belgian globe-trotter spent a few days painting amongst the local kids in the village of Makasutu where he dropped several of his lovely monochrome creatures and insects.
The Wide Open Wall project was started by Lawrence Williams, designer and proprietor of the magnificent ecological and cultural project at Makasutu and the river lodges at Mandina.
Make sure to take a look at more pieces after the break and as usual keep your eyes peeled on Street Art News for more fresh mural updates from around the globe.

ZED1 "Humans On Sale" New Mural - Cagliari, Italy

Our friend ZED1 is currently in Cagliari, Italy where he just finished working on this new piece entitled "Humans On Sale".

Our friend ZED1 is currently in Cagliari, Italy where he just finished working on this new piece entitled "Humans On Sale".
The Italian street artist spent a few days working on this signature piece showing two of his unique characters stacked up in a box with a note that stays "Humans On Sale - Take 2 Pay 1".
Reconvene after the jump for a closer look at this piece and check back with us soon for more updates from Italy.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

2501 "Pure Gold" Charity Limited Edition Screen Print For Gambia - Available September 4th

"Pure Gold" is an edition of 40, two-layer screenprint on Usomano 350gr Taurus paper, it measures 50 x 70 cm and comes signed and numbered by the Italian artist.

It all starts with one simple fact: collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. By having connections and experience in developing both local and global projects 2501, Sstars , StreetArtNews and the non profit association AMUL BYE are collaborating to bring a Mobile Clinc to Brufut in Gambia.
The Mobile Clinic will offer dental surgical services and provide educational and creative projects that will be taking place by painting with children and providing computers to schools and youth centers.

As we strive to achieve this goal, 2501 designed his first ever abstract screen print, which has been printed by Sstars, We will globally release this edition and the whole proceeds will be donated to AMUL BYE so the Mobile Clinic can travel around Gambia.

"Pure Gold" is an edition of 40, two-layer screenprint on Usomano 350gr Taurus paper, it measures 50 x 70 cm and comes signed and numbered by the Italian street artist.

Everyone involved with this one of a kind project, from the artist to the collector, can feel that they can make change happen without boundaries.

"Pure Gold" will be available exclusively in our store right HERE on Thursday, September 4th at 6PM UK for £100 each.


Bicicleta Sem Freio Work In Progress - London, UK

After a massive mural in San Juan, Puerto Rico for Santurce Es Ley 5, Bicicleta Sem Freio have now landed in the United Kingdom where they are currently working on this fresh new piece.

After a massive mural in San Juan, Puerto Rico for Santurce Es Ley 5, Bicicleta Sem Freio have now landed in the United Kingdom where they are currently working on this fresh new piece.
Painting on the popular Brick Lane in trendy East London, the Brazilian collective is once again bringing some tropical vibes to the area thanks to the JustKids Collective.
Hit the jump for more detailed images by Monoprixx and check back with us soon for the completed piece.