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Artist Isaac Cordal Leaves Miniature Cement Skeletons on the Streets of Mexico

Artist Isaac Cordal Leaves Miniature Cement Skeletons on the Streets of Mexico Artist Isaac Cordal  is well-known for his creation and placement of miniature cement figures in public places around the world as part of an ongoing series called Cement Eclipses. While the meaning behind each tiny sculpture is intentionally ambiguous, it’s impossible to look at each piece without imagining a story. The pieces often appear in scenes of mourning or despair, as part of what Cordal says Read more [...]

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Animal Murals by Fiona Tang Appear to Leap from Gallery Walls

Animal Murals by Fiona Tang Appear to Leap from Gallery Walls   Vancouver-based artist Fiona Tang creates large-scale murals of animals using charcoal, chalk pastel, and acrylic on paper that at first glance appear 3D. Tang makes use of a technique called trompe l’oeil where shadows and perspective within the two dimensional drawing are used to trick the viewer into thinking the piece is three dimensional. Tang recently graduated from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Read more [...]

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Detailed Stencil Street Art by Jana & JS

Detailed Stencil Street Art by Jana & JS Jana & JS are a street art duo currently based in Austria who specialize in detailed stencil street art work, frequently depicting people with cameras or couples sharing intimate moments. Shown here are a few pieces from recent stops in the German countryside and Brookyln, see much more on their website and on Facebook. (via Hi-Fructose, StreetArtNews) Read more [...]

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Warped Street Art Portraiture by Stamatis Laskos

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 Read more [...]

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Guinness World Record Syrian mural from scrap objects

Six Syrian artists have set the 2014 Guinness World Record   by building the world’s largest  mural made from recycled materials  in Damascus Guinness declared the work the world’s largest mural made of recycled materials. LOUAI BESHARA/AFP / Getty Images The brightly coloured, 720-sq metre work was constructed from aluminum cans, broken mirrors, bicycle wheels and other scrap objects and  its on a street outside a primary school in the centre of the Syrian capital. LOUAI BESHARA/AFP Read more [...]

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