street art

Creative Mash-Up in Los Angeles

Raymond Molinar is one of dozens of artists (and skateboarders) represented this Friday at This gallery in Los Angeles. Photographers and husband-and-wife duo Jeremy and Claire Weiss are two of the five artists behind this newly formed creative space in the Highland Park neighborhood of LA. Some familiar names showing on Friday include Shepard Fairey,...

Andy Howell Likes Both Sides of Your Brain

Self-titled “artrepreneur” Andy Howell has launched a new online venture to “bring independent artists and brands the knowledge and guidance needed to successfully navigate the landscape of the institutional art and manufacturing worlds, as the two have begun to cross pollinate and ultimately mesh.” His goal is to give fellow artists a helping hand, a...

Acamonchi

Enjoy the dynamic work of accomplished Mexican-American artist Gerardo Yepiz of Acamonchi Art Studio. His work has been displayed in galleries and on street corners around the world, and he is a member of the acclaimed Nortec Collective. “Gerardo Yepiz launched the first Mexican Mail Art website in 1995, His downloadable stencils revolutionized how a...

Rough Edges in Mexico City

A few years ago I had the pleasure of working with designer Ron Garkey at an apparel company in Los Angeles. Not only is he a super sweet human being, but he has a fantastic eye for texture and beauty within the urban landscape. He just got back from a trip to the electric Mexico...

Peering Over You

There is something magical about these massive murals by Cuban-born Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada. The faces aren’t necessarily recognizable except by a few. They are honest. And they are looking over the world’s cities like gentle giants. Rodriguez-Gerada is based in New York and Barcelona. More work here.

Deserted Block in Brooklyn is Art Space

A portion of Willoughby St between Bridge and Duffield in Brooklyn is being demolished this fall to make way for a large development project. “Rather than have an entire block of empty boarded up storefronts, local arts group Ad Hoc Art and non-profit community development organization Metrotech BID partnered to transform the row of stores...