Monday, 23 January 2012

Street Art: Mash Ups...

As Juxtapoz is set to descend upon Stavanger, Norway for the 2011 Nuart Festival, the good people of Nuart are set to release a comprehensive history of the street art festival, Eloquent Vandals: The History of Nuart Norway. On October 1, 2011, the festival will open with a party and book launch event in Stavanger.

Eloquent Vandals features over 6 years of photographs from Nuart with great essays from Carlo McCormick, Tristan Manco, and Steve and Jaime from Brooklyn Street Art. There are also stories from artist Logan Hicks, as well as diary extracts from Chris Stain.

The books has over 250 pages of exclusive images from some of the worlds leading street artists including Swoon, David Choe, Vhils, Blu, Ericailcane, Logan Hicks, Dface, Nick Walker, Judith Supine, Graffiti Research Lab, and Blek Le Rat. 

More details of our trip to Norway later this month. Stay tuned for a book giveway in the coming days. 

An ambitious project involving numerous international contemporary artists and disused Military airplanes is set to make it’s debut on January 28th at the Pima Art and Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona. The Boneyard Project: Return Trip will include artists Andrew Schoultz, How & Nosm, Nunca, Retna, and Faile who will all paint their own individual airplanes, along with cockpit from Saner. We took a trip to the desert to get you these exclusive preview photos.

The concept for resurrecting the no longer active airplanes was conceived in spring 2010 by Eric Firestone, and organized with curator Carlo Mccormick.  Also on display will be previous work from Eric Firestone Gallery’s Nose Job show that took place last year featuring artist such as Aiko, Bast, Crash, Daze, El Mac, Ron English, Shepard Fairey, Futura, Erik Foss, Tara Mcpherson, Richard Prince, Lee Quinones, Kenny Scharf, and many more.  We suggest that if you are near Tuscon to not miss this event!

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