PHOTOS: The artists of Life is Beautiful
Notable artists will decorate the streets of Downtown Las Vegas during Life is Beautiful from Sept. 22-24. Here's who you should look out for when the festival comes to town.
Meow Wolf - Based out of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Meow Wolf is best known for their 20,000 square foot House of Eternal Return. They'll be in charge of the Art Motel for this year's festival. Photo by: Lindsey Kennedy/Meow Wolf Fafi - The street artist from Paris, France, has contributed to Life is Beautiful in the past. She's worked with brands like Vogue, Sony, and Adidas. Photo by: @eltipoese/Instagram Okuda San Miguel - Based out of Madrid, Spain, Okuda got his start as a street artist in 1997. He's known for painting vibrant colors and geometric shapes on aging structures. Photo by: @okudart/Instagram FAILE - Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller adopted the name FAILE as an anagram of their first project, "A life." The Brooklyn duo is known for their collage-style works.Photo by: @faileart/Instagram Morag Myerscough - Born in Holloway, North London, Myerscough creates colorful graphics for a variety of installations and architecture pieces.Photo by: @moragmyerscough/Instagram Yok & Sheryo - The street artist duo from Australia and Singapore are based out of Brooklyn, and have been creating pulp-inspired works since 2005.Photo by: @_theyok/Instagram Christopher Schardt - Aside from creating LED displays, including one for Burning Man, Schardt has also designed the L.E.D. Lab app for iOS, which helps run LED light shows. Photo by: @burningman/Instagram Felipe Pantone - The Argentinian artist has contributed to Life Is Beautiful in the past. He's known for incorporating bold colors and geometric shapes into his street art. Photo by: @lifeisbeautiful/Instagram tyler fuQua creations - Based out of Eagle Creek, Oregon, the art collective creates puppets, costumes, carpentry, and art installations. Their previous works have been featured in Burning Man. Photo by: @burningman/Instagram Luzinterruptus - The Madrid-based art collective typically incorporates light and recycled materials into eco-friendly projects. Photo by: @luzinterruptus/Instagram Mau Lencinas - Also known as 199hates, the Argentina-based artist is known for mashing up hip-hop aesthetics with traditional Japanese culture. Photo by: @easydemonsclub/Instagram Zest - Born in Montpellier, France, Zest got his start as a street artist in 1995. His notable works typically include fluorescent colors and abstract shapes. Photo by: @zest1980/Instagram Justin Favela - The Vegas native draws inspiration from his Mexican-American background to create pinata-like works of art. He previously decorated the Art Motel at Life Is Beautiful. Photo by: @favyfav/Instagram