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The iranian artist duo, ICY and SOT, two brothers based in Brooklyn, New York recently surprised Wall Street with an impromptu installation featuring a giant wad of crumpled cash. The car-sized wadded-up $1 bill popped up in the Financial District last weekend, ironically after the GOP Tax Reform Bill which President Trump signed into law earlier …

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Filipino born, Italian artist Jerico Cabrera Carandang recently painted a new wall for “PUBBLICA” project, an urban art residence created by Kill The Pig for the city of Civita Castellana, Italy. About The Mural Jerico Cabrera Carandang spent three months in the city of Civita Castellana for an urban art residency. During this time he …

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The Street-Artist duo Julieta xlf and Bifido  recently collaborated on a new mural in Requena, Spain. Sponsored by Ayuntamiento de Requena, the new work, titled “Le Baccanti” blends their different techniques of photorealism and illustration.   About The Mural To bring the Athenian playwright to life, “Le Baccanti” depicts a girl looking at her reflection …

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Barcelona native, Irene Valiente aka Valiente Creations recently kicked-off the 12+1 Project in Sant Feliu de Llobregat with the mural “Nare”, derived from the Latin verb fleet. Coordinated by the Contorno Urbano Foundation and Kaligrafics, the project will bring in 12 artists over the course of 12 months, interchanging one wall each month. About the …

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Recently the Brooklyn-based artist Beau Staton visited Nashville, Tennessee as part of the Nashville Walls Project to paint a new mural that brings attention to the waterways of Middle Tennessee and the value they bring to the area.     About the Mural Located on 5th Ave in Downtown Nashville, the 75X70 foot mural  shows a …

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My home used to be Chorlton, Manchester (in the UK). Now home is Newtown, Sydney (in Australia). Culturally they are similar suburbs. Colourful, eccentric, tolerant, diverse, hip, politically involved, bohemian. Not quite separated at birth.  But pretty close. I’m connected to both places by an invisible length of twine. I have on occasion, made a …

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It is vital to preserve ancient buildings and monuments; they reflect history, and help to understand inhabitants who lived in different eras. For a recent restoration project in Tortosa, a small city in the south of Catalonia, the artist Roc Blackblock visited in July and December to create “At once I understand that man is …

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The First International Fair of Urban Art, FIAU (Feria Internacional de Arte Urbano) took place during the last weekend of November in Mexico City. Organized by Graffitiworld.tv and Expo México, it achieved success on all fronts; gathering artists of different nationalities, specialists in the environment, local authorities, universities, companies and the general public. Located at …

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With a successful first-edition of a mural project and festival this summer (Read SAUS’s coverage of it here), CURA – Circuito URbano de Arte launched CURA X last month; a mini festival commemorating Belo Horizonte’s 120th year anniversary. For the event, Milu Correch was one of 2 artists invited to paint two large scale murals …

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In October, a series of murals gave a new face to four large facades of social housing in the heart of the 167B neighborhood, a popular suburb in the eastern outskirts of Lecce, in Southern Italy. The 167 Art Project was organized by the Parish community of San Giovanni Battista in the Stadio district, with …

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In coordination with the Amsterdam Urban Art Museum and Street Art Today, the Mexican calligraffiti artist Said Dokins and photographer Leonardo Luna recently visited The Netherlands, traveling  between cities such as Radio Kootwijk, Landgraaf, Heerlen, Arnhem and Amsterdam for his latest project, Heliographies of Memory; a series of luminous paintings set as a backdrop of …

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Justkids recently took its artistic vision to Fayetteville (Arkansas) to launch a brand new and one of a kind public art event Green Candy. This event was commissioned by Experience Fayetteville, the convention and visitor center of the city which received thousands of arts enthusiasts during the 4 days event. About Green Candy Green Candy …

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