Pejac Paints Mesmerizing ‘Eye Trap’ Window and Keyhole Illusions on the Streets of Istanbul

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Talented Spanish street artist Pejac just stopped by Istanbul where he painted three new trompe-l’œil pieces in the district of Uskudar titled Lock, Poster and Shutters. Continue reading »

“Strength”: Street Artist Painted 3 Murals On A Local Hospital As A Tribute To Spain’s Health Workers

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"Strength": Street Artist Painted 3 Murals On A Local Hospital As A Tribute To Spain's Health Workers

Pejac (previously), real name Silvestre Santiago, is a Spanish painter and street artist whose works include outdoor murals, often utilising trompe-l’œil techniques. Santiago was born in Santander, Cantabria, Spain in 1977. He studied fine art, first at Salamanca, then Barcelona, and finally at Accademia di Belle Arti di Milano “Brera”. He worked at Norway’s NuArt Festival in 2015. The same year, he painted site-specific works in Hong Kong and Tokyo. He has also worked in the Husn refugee camp in Amman, Jordan, creating silhouette images by scraping paint off old walls. As of 2014, he was again living in Santander. Continue reading »

Trees Grow From Bricks And A Storefront On The Streets Of New York

Trees Grow From Bricks And A Storefront On The Streets Of New York

Elusive Spanish artist Pejac (previously) travels the world creating street interventions, often integrating natural elements into man-made structures through a combination of stenciling and trompe l’oeil painting. His most recent projects have brought him to New York City for the first time, where he has created two arboreal artworks in Bushwick and Chinatown. Continue reading »

Levitating Shoes Baffle People On The Streets Of London

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For his first ever public intervention in London, street artist Pejac (previously) created four installations of sneakers hanging from lampposts with a slight twist: the shoes dangle up instead of down. The head-scratching installations titled “Downside Up” can be found around East London. The installations are teasers for Pejac’s upcoming solo show, called ‘The Weakest’, which will be held in Londonewcastle Project Space on July 22. Continue reading »

The Best Street Art Masterpieces of 2013

The Best Street Art Masterpieces of 2013
By Nuxuno Xän, Martinique. Continue reading »