World renown artist and muralist, ARYZ, made his way to San Francisco earlier this month to open his first solo show in the United States. STYLE IS THE LIMIT, at Fifty24SF Gallery opened on April 19th and the show will remain until May 31st. After the successful opening, ARYZ focused his attention to painting a large scale mural in SF. Upper Playground, Fifty24SF and WALLSPACE SF came together to organize this possibility and ARYZ began production on his latest mural in the Tenderloin District, this weekend. ARYZ prefers that we don’t post early work-in-progress photos of his murals for the first 3 days, so we will in the mean time, take a look at some of his murals finished in other cities around the world. More updates and sneak-peeks coming soon as we excitedly anticipate the finished mural this week!
This guy is good. Spanish artist ARYZ just posted new trucks on his website, and we have to say that we approve of the comic book/graffiti/style. (via http://www.aryz.es/blog)
Spanish artist Aryz going absolutely large in Copenhagen. One of the best at the moment keeps getting better. (via http://henrikhaven.tumblr.com/)
Following SAN’s recent collaborative show with ESCIF at FIFTY24SF Gallery, he crafted these two t-shirt graphics for Upper Playground around the idea of human stupidity. Specifically about how when people gather together to accomplish things with group action, they often look more and more absurd. The “Ants” t-shirt uses human bodies in a minor scale to show the mirrors in social organization between ants and humans. While the “Bicycle” tee shows a group of people happy about doing things in human sync but looking more and more like clowns while doing their job.
The Ants and Bicycle tees are available exclusively at Upper Playground online shop and at all Upper Playground locations.
Herbert Baglione just got back from painting at San’s Insitu Festival in the small village of Miajadas, Spain. The festival had that all-star line-up feel to it, with Sam3, San, Herbert, Escif, and Honet, among others, all painting in the town. San took these photos of Herbert’s work. Very good stuff.
More as always at Herbert’s blog.