Pixel Pancho in Richmond, Va

The G40 Art Summit has taken off in full force with numerous artists descending on and painting massive walls around Richmond, Va. Italian street artist, Pixel Pancho, completed his second mural that is a hybrid-mutation of robot, various living creatures, and inanimate objects. Other artists participating include 2501, Angry Woebots, Aryz, El Mac, Gaia, How & Nosm, Jaz, Jesse Smith, La Pandilla, Lelo, London Police, Pixel Pancho, ROA, and Scribe. We will highlight more walls in the upcoming days.

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Combo: Provocative French Street Art

On a recent trip to Chernobyl, French street artist Combo left behind something memorable: a mural of The Simpsons. Combo is known for using iconic characters to make a statement, and this image continues the trend. The nuclear power plant in the background looks a lot more menacing here, but I also think there’s something really interesting about such a happy, cheery image juxtaposed against the aftermath of a horrible tragedy.

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