Belo Horizonte is hosting its first mural festival and the third of its kind in Brazil. From July 26th to August 6th CURA – Urban Art Circuit aims to transform the landscape of BH, rescuing the trajectory of urban art in the city and recognizing its current dimension and strength in the country and in the world. Inviting five national and international artists with experience painting large-scale murals, such as Thiago Mazza and Priscila Amoni, from Belo Horizonte; the Acidum Project from Fortaleza, formed by the artists Tereza Dequinta and Robézio Marqs; and the Spanish artist Marina Capdevilla that is visiting Brazil for the first time. More info and images after the jump!
First Amendment Gallery in San Francisco presents their latest group exhibition titled “Onset”. Here is a link to the images to the pieces, the opening reception and layout that features the works of: Adele Renault, Bagger 43, Basik, Caratoes, David Ryan Jade Rivera, Jaime Molina, Joseph Martinez, Josh Grotto, Lena Gustafson,Li-Hill, Lie,Miss Van and Roan Victor. The exhibition will run until August 17th – check it out if you’re in San Francisco.
Street artist Buff Monster is currently in the UK where he wrapped up a new piece for UpFest in Bristol. His latest piece spans a few stories high and features his signature melty characters interacting with one another. Buff will also have an opening tomorrow night in London at Stolen Space gallery.
Graffiti artist Shuck2 recently completed a new mural in the United Arab Emirates for the Ajman Murals Street Art Project. The French artist worked hard under the intense sun to create one of his largest 3D piece to date. The piece reads Ajman for the festival itself combined with Shuck’s signature graffiti elements.
“Nothingness more than infinite” is a new mural by MIEDO 12 presented by Contorno Urbano for the 12+1 project, Urban art in l’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Barcelona, España) MIEDO 12 is a famous graffiti writer from Valencia, Spain. He’s a member of BN, a 21 years old Italian crew. Miedo 12 began graffiti in 1998. More info and images after the jump.
Polar Bears become the muse for PangeaSeed Foundation’s latest Sea Walls initiative In collaboration with Kal Barteski, founder of The Polar Bear Fund, 18 artists from around the world come together to beautify Churchill and raise awareness Churchill, Manitoba June 15, 2017 – PangeaSeed Foundation, in partnership with Kal Barteski, presents Sea Walls Churchill – an initiative aimed to generate awareness and create dialogue to explore creative solutions surrounding the region’ s environmental issues.
Street artist Belin One recently had the opportunity to paint a new mural in Torredonjimeno, Spain which near his hometown of Linares in Andalucia. Furthering his ongoing body of Postneocubism works, the Spanish artist created an incredible piece titled Amor De Padre (Love Of Father).