26.07.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Telmo Miel

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A selection of murals by artist duo Telmo Pieper and Miel Krutzmann (aka Telmo Miel). Love the brushstrokes that appear to reveal other layers in many of the works. More images below.

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22.06.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Etam Cru

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BEZT “Meeting her Parents” – Aalborg, Denmark 2016

Some recent paintings from the gods, Sainer and Bezt, aka Etam Cru. Two of the best. More images below.

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21.04.16 by Staff

“Mirage” by Artist James Reka

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Our friend, Australian artist James Reka has his first ever solo exhibition at Galerie Mathgoth in Paris starting April 30th! Check out more of his colourful abstracts below!

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18.04.16 by Staff

Community Colour Mural by Artist Luke Ramsey

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Our friend Luke Ramsey’s latest mural is part of the Create Community Colour Mural Program, a project that aims to beautify 6 graffiti hotspots around Victoria, British Columbia as well as provide mentorship between established artists and the city’s youth.

With the help of aspiring artists Jocelyn Zhao and Sarah Jim, Luke created a piece that isn’t just about painting over things we deem ugly and imposing our ideas of what is beautiful. The finished product not only incorporates pre-existing tags but actually includes “invited taggers” — artists Shawn O’Keefe and Erik Volet — challenging graffiti’s tradition of tagging and territory by offering a different kind of representation and space for inclusion.

Check out more images below!

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07.04.16 by Staff

Massive Mural in Cairo Stretches Across Over 50 Buildings

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Tunisian-French artist eL Seed’s incredible art piece in Cairo, Egypt incorporates over 50 buildings in a neighbourhood that houses the city’s garbage collectors. Entirely self-funded, the mural features Arabic calligraphy that translates to “If one wants to see the light of the sun, he must wipe his eyes.”

Due to the massive scale the whole thing is only visible from a hill at the district’s edge. The area was specifically chosen to avoid catching the attention of local officials, and the artist and his friends were able to complete the entire work without being arrested or harassed. Check out more images below!

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24.03.16 by Staff

#TheCreatorClass Goes to POW! WOW!

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Photo by Ja Tecson

Director Leeor Wild, and cinematographer Mason Rose follow photographer Ja Tecson as he documents the progress of Sean “Hula” Yoro’s mural for this year’s POW! WOW! festival. You can watch #TheCreatorClass’ video over on Booooooom TV now!

17.02.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Evoca1

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Murals by Dominican-born artist Evoca1, currently based out of Miami, Florida. More images below.

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15.12.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Barlo

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“Nature of Knowledge” a beautiful mural by artist Gian Barlo, who submitted work to our December Reader Submissions. The artwork, spanning seven walls, references Chinese mythology and is actually a critique of the current education system in Hong Kong. Have a look at more images below.

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