Mexican artist Liqen recently headed south to spend some time on the Ecuadorian Pacific coast. Besides enjoying some good food, the street muralist did some birdwatching and sketching different species of these winged creatures. Inspired by the experience, he recently painted this wood building in Esmeraldas although some of the things he painted may be from his impressive imagination. More detailed photos below… Discuss Liqen here.
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It’s time for another roundup of street art around the world. Our featured mural this week comes from Louis Gan in Penang, Malaysia with a great interactive placement (source – photo by Avinash Advani). Other notable outdoor work you should check out below from Shida x Knarf – Australia, Liqen – Ecuador, Vhils – Paris, Hyuro – Spain, Hanksy – Los Angeles, Twoone x Bonsai x Sofles – Australia (source), Mone x Bobi x Celo – Brazil (source), Pallo – Finland (source), Hush – UK, and […]
Our global summary of street work returns this week with a look around the world but heavily tilted towards Florida due to Basel Week Miami. Kicking things off though is this new piece in Sri Lanka from the UK-based Phlegm. The rare splashes of color seen stem from his use of car paints in this wall. Other notable pieces come from RONE – Miami, Meggs – Miami, Phibs – Miami, Escif – France, Belin x Koka – Mexico (source), Dabs Myla truck – Miami, Prime […]
This week’s Streets: World Roundup feature is headlined by a new mural (photo by Lois Stavsky) in New York City by Ron English, who worked overtime to finish it before Hurricane Sandy hit. The piece (on Mulberry Street between Canal and Hester in New York’s Little Italy) depicting his Temper Tot character is a English’s first mural in Manhattan in about 25 years as part of The New York Comedy Festival and Vandalog’s series of indoor and outdoor installations collectively titled The Art of Comedy. If you are interested, you can join their The […]
After heavy hitters like the Italians Blu & Ericailcane did their thing at the DesOrdes Creativas Festival in Spain, Mexico’s finest Liqen has traveled to the town of Ordes to make his own mark. Seemingly taking a page from the political and figurative work of Blu, Liqen has painted a beautifully rendered mural of a giant hand with a Shell logo ring sweeping their dirty laundry under the “rug.” Check the details below… Discuss Liqen here.
Recently, the Mexico-based Liqen travelled to Galicia, Spain to get some work in. One of the resulting murals was this stunning new piece featuring the legend of the white boar, with some of his signature surreal touches thrown in. What stood out for us was not must the detailed execution, but also the beautiful lush palette he utilized. Check out more detailed pics below… Discuss Liqen here.
Mexico-based street artist Liqen, who was just recently in upstate New York for the Wall Therapy Festival (covered), has traveled now to the Azores for the Walk & Talk Festival. Vhils had already made his mark in San Miguel, and now Liqen has done the same with this surreal spaceship on the side of a building entitled Satellite Souleater. Discuss Liqen here.
After sharing you photos of South Africa – based couple DALeast and Faith47’s murals (here & here) with you, we now have a round up of some of the rest of the action from the Wall Therapy Festival. Some of the other artists who were included in the first time event held in Rochester, New York were the brothers How & Nosm and their intricate work and signature palette, Case with a couple pieces including a tribute to the Kodak Girl, ROA with his stacked animals, another kinetic piece […]
Last week, the South Africa-based DALeast sent over photos of a new mural he painted up in Rochester, New York for the Wall Therapy Festival. Held from July 20-28, the urban beautification project will also feature artists like Case, ROA, How & Nosm, Eine, Faith47, and Liqen. We’ll have more for you soon, but for now, check out this impressive whale mural structured from DAL’s signature kinetic whirls and strokes. Discuss DAL here.
Before leaving for Art HK a couple months ago, we stopped by for the opening of Streets of the World presented by Opera Gallery. This grouping included an all-star cast of street & urban artists exhibiting in the heart of New York’s Soho district. Pieces from Banksy, Anthony Lister, Rone, Kid Zoom, ROA, Dal East, Blek le Rat, Herakut, How and Nosm, Alexandros Vasmoulakis, b., Know Hope, The London Police, M-City, Sixeart, Hyuro, Liqen, Interesni Kazki, Paul Insect, Remi Rough, Nick Walker, Mark Jenkins, Saber, […]