For those of us from northern climes, the weather during Art Basel 2016 was summer-like. Truth be told, it was hot. One probable reason for the high temperatures was the artist Sipros. He was burning up Miami painting five murals of his own and then collaborating on the block-long mural of Trump as Batman’s The Joker. The Bushwick Collective and Mana Urban Arts Projects sponsored each piece.
In Pura Vita (pure life) the Ecuadorian street artist Apitatan brought to life another one of his signature cartoon-like characters. To its right is the mural Caratoes painted during Art Basel 2015.
This shimmering yet deadly boa constrictor is a creation of Czr Prz, who also painted a mural for Sights and Sounds Basel which CCS reported on in an earlier post.
The artist Black Pacifier created a colorful and amusing stained glass mural.
This work is progress by Dread is one of the Big Walls/Big Dreams murals sponsored by #UpArtStudio during Art Basel 2016.
krohnroyal and Jon Leonardo collaborated on this symbolic support of #noDAPL. The Bushwick Collective and Mana Urban Arts Projects sponsored it.
Renowned world-wide for his street art depicting hands, Case Maclaim told Charm City Streets he is excited about capturing the more traditional subjects from his studio days using street art techniques. Hence, this bibliophile mural of a bust set upon a bookshelf laden with scholarly tones.
CherviOne created this piece for the Bushwick Collective and Mana Urban Arts Projects.
Artist cale.k2s painted this tribute to Jose Fernandez near the entrance to the Hausammann Gallery.
A stunning collaborative piece by Michael Vasquez and Jose Felix Perez in memory of Raymond Brown.
These may each be from 2015, but you gotta admire how Smog creates the 3D effect of his murals.
Even though Charm City Streets was unable to get a clean shot of the finished piece (some toy dissed it twice), you can see this work in progress by arive_msg is a stunning, eye-catching work of art.
Over a two day period at the former RC Cola plant, Danielle Mastrion work on this mural – thanks to support by the Bushwick Collective and Mana Urban Arts Projects.
The artist heconelove refurbished his Bob Marley-Loveism mural in time for Art Basel 2016.
jaymackmuzik and Lovepusher were two artists participating in BigWalls/BigDreams this year in Miami.
Charm City Streets got to see artist Nate Dee at work on three new pieces from his Mask series; specifically, Tiger; Fox and Trogan
Wrapping up today’s post is this charming beetle by Brazilian artist Feik. One could see these crawling all sidewalks and buildings all around Art Basel 2016
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