Article on Artnet.com – Maya Hayuk sues Starbucks for stealing her art

What happens when fair use meets fair trade? A lawsuit is brewing against Starbucks on copyright grounds. Brooklyn-based street artist Maya Hayuk is suing the coffee giant over a colorful new ad campaign she alleges infringes upon her jewel-toned, geometric artwork.

Maya Hayuk Bowery Wall Documentary – CHEMICAL TRAILS

„CHEMICAL TRAILS“ a short documentary about Maya Hayuk painting her mural at the famous Bowery Wall in New York City

The Bowery Mural is an outdoor exhibition space located on the corner of Houston Street and the Bowery in Manhattan. Real estate developer Tony Goldman began the project with Jeffery Deitch and Deitch Projectsin 2008 with a tribute to Keith Haring’s noted 1982 Bowery mural. The Bowery Mural showcases the top contemporary artists from around the world, with an emphasis on artists who work on the streets.

FECALFACEDOTCOM: Interview with Maya Hayuk

There are artists whom we’ve loved for so long and yet aren’t really up on the site that much. For some reason Maya is one of those artists… It’s with great joy that we bring this NYC based artist to the Fecal. She’s recently wrapped up a solo show at Fifty24SF here in San Francisco to coincide with a book she just released through Upper Playground and is preparing a show with Chris Duncan and Kyle Ranson that’s opening up in Brussels in March… Maya does walls, canvas, and video. Her work’s been featured in vodka commericals for Absolute and adjoined computer laptops for Sony. She travels the world showing her colorful works on walls and canvases when she’s not laying low in NYC. Below is just a small sample of the talent Maya holds and what she’s creating today.