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Warped Street Art Portraiture by Stamatis Laskos

“Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter,” said Oscar Wilde. “It is not he who is revealed by the painter; it is rather the painter who, on the coloured canvas, reveals himself.” Never has this quote seemed more true than while admiring the street art of Stamatis Laskos, a 29-year old Greek artist who lives and works in Athens. He creates warped portraits of friends and other everyday people (as well as the occasional animal) through Read more […]

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Murals of People Staring into Portals of Color by Seth Globepainter

Artist Julien “Seth” Malland aka Seth Globepainter has become known around the world for his vibrant murals of people, most frequently children, who appear to be sucked into colorful rainbow-like voids. The figures are usually facing away from the viewer, their attention completely swallowed by pools of dripping color revealed behind drab, urban facades. Seth has been active in the Parisian graffiti scene since the 1990s and has written or participated in several books over the last few years. Read more […]

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Someone Added Donald Trump To The Wall Of This Restroom In Paris

Some internet smarty-pants has added US presidential hopeful Donald Trump to these Rolling Stones-inspired urinals in Paris. Keen-eyed folks have already noticed that it’s a work of photo editing rather than street art. Now, who would do such a thing and why? Via Bored Panda Read more […]

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Turning A Dull Building In Germany Into Art

The organizers of “All You Can Paint” Festival Project, contacted me and told me about the social situation – the contest received 60% less participants comparing with the last year. I decided to join the festival and do something about it. When I sow the building I had to paint on, I was so happy I could die! I was happy about the size, but didn’t know what to do with so many windows. When studying, I accidentally opened a book and found a page about bees and part of a honeycomb. It Read more […]

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Athens murals depict financial crisis

Here is a small collection of street art in Athens, that portray the impact of the financial crisis. The last one is from the island of Naxos Read more […]

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