Justkids Unveils 2 Colossal Murals By Shapard Fairey & D*Face In Las Vegas

Justkids Unveils 2 Colossal Murals By Shapard Fairey & D*Face In Las Vegas

February 28, 2017
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Justkids Unveils 2 Colossal Murals By Shapard Fairey & D*Face In Las Vegas

Justkids Unveils 2 Colossal Murals By Shapard Fairey & D*Face In Las Vegas

JUSTKIDS, in partnership with Life is Beautiful Festival, continues to infuse art to the ever growing outdoor art gallery in Downtown Las Vegas. This time choosing the 21 story tower of the iconic Plaza Hotel & Casino as the playing field for American artist Shepard Fairey and UK artist D*Face. The 2 largest art murals ever painted in the city.

About Shepard Fairey’s Mural
In this this colossal mural, entitled “Cultivate Harmony”,  Shepard, accompanied by his team, conveys the idea of peace between human beings and harmony with the planet, through his signature imagery and palette: The lotus flower, the peace sign, the Obey logo, and the globe inside a teardrop, remembering his latest environmental theme “Earth Crisis”. 

About D*Face’s Mural
“Behind Closed Doors” is not only D*Face‘s fifth mural in Downtown Las Vegas, but his largest ever to date.
“I get to stay in many varied hotels in many cities, as such I’ve become fascinated with the comings and goings in these dwellings, the people, the stories, the lives that have been before,” said D*Face. “I wanted to play and use the architecture to present a mural to the public that is both a reference to and, I hope, a homage to hotel life.”
The result is a frightened Lichtenstein imagery revamped in a perfect twisted D*Face style.

About JUSTKIDS
JUSTKIDS is a dynamic interface that conceives, produces and promote s comprehensive art projects on an international scale with some of the most engaging artists, curators and strategic consultants. Founded in 2014 JUSTKIDS supports a diverse team of inspirational pros and upcoming talents to meet the demands of a constantly evolving audience, delivering public Art, gallery shows, Residencies and branding, offering new consumer experiences with top tier visual artists. JUSTKIDS is the creator and producer of some of most innovative large scale art events and the consultant for some of the leading Art institution and lifestyle brands. Stay connected on Instagram and Facebook and visit webiste for more information. 

About Life is Beautiful
Life is Beautiful is a yearlong movement that culminates in a three-day celebration held in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas. Returning for its fifth year Sept. 22-24, Life is Beautiful features marquee musicians, chefs, artists and speakers. Recently named “Music Festival of the Year” by Pollstar, Life is Beautiful attracted more than 130,000 attendees in 2016 and welcomed headliners including Mumford & Sons, J. Cole, Major Lazer, G-Eazy, The Lumineers and many more. For more information on the company’s projects and the latest festival news, visit www.lifeisbeautiful.com, or connect on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram


D*Face: web | facebook | instagram
Shepard Fairey: web | facebook | instagram

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Sami Wakim

Sami is the founder and editor of Street Art United States, an online community that supports street artists. Sami has organized several legal street art murals in the Boston area and has hosted local and international artists who have contributed to the flourishing street art community in the city.

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