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    Timeless murals by MonkeyBird are inspired by mythology and alchemy

    We are well aware of the inexhaustible interest of art in the mysteries of alchemy and mythology throughout history. The only thing that changes are the supports and the techniques but not the passion and interest in these two fascinating and timeless themes. The anonymous artist duo MonkeyBird creates large-scale paintings with mythological animals as the center of his creations. Most of MonkeyBird’s artwork incorporates a monkey and a humanoid bird, which represent “the two faces of humanity; the monkey is the realistic face and the bird is the dreamer,” according to 5Art Gallery, based in Paris . The details of the old world, such as classical architecture, timing devices…

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    ‘Universe of Words’: Art Installation with 140,000 Pieces of Paper

    I always believe that art in all its forms, painting, writing, sculpture, cinema, photography or an installation, is a vehicle for an artist to express everything he could not express in words. Emmanuelle Moureaux turns this idea around and turns everything that can be expressed into art with thousands of letters and paper concepts that, in an explosion of color, give rise to a fantastic installation, to a whole universe of words. “Universe of Words” is the fantasy in the form of an installation created by the French architect based in Tokyo, Emmanuelle Moureaux. Within the framework of the Tanabata Festival and inspired by the tradition of writing wishes on…

  • Turkey
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    An Impacting Installation in Turkey in Memory of 400 Women Victim of Violence

    There is no doubt that sexist violence is one of the worst blunders our current society suffers: the figures add up every day and are overwhelming, and a reflection of a problem that needs solutions that involve basic errors. And Turkey in on the list. You have to mobilize, denounce and raise awareness about a terrible reality that is happening with an astonishing frequency and that does not understand social strata, nationalities or races, which does not understand fundamental human rights. Turkish artist Vahit Tuna, moved by the news about women killed at the hands of their partners and the movements in social networks in favor of eradicating sexist violence,…

  • Patchwork
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    Patchwork: the Art of Amanda Browder

    Imagine huge old buildings full of history that frame our urban environments, could be, overnight, an authentic multicolored explosion of large dimensions that seemed to come out of a naive painting passed through the psychedelic filter. That’s the Patchwork. The textile technique of “Patchwork“, it is just what the artist Amanda Browder proposes to the communities where she works to build specific architectural interventions for each site. The “Patchwork” is a process through which pieces such as quilts, covers or clothes are made, using remnants of totally different fabrics that can have striking prints and, usually, are brightly colored. Well, using hundreds of meters of donated fabrics with bright tones…

  • Vile
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    “Vile” Creates Stunning Optical Effects

    The urban art of graffiti reaches very high levels of quality in the hands of artists who master the spray technique to the point of creating impossible dimensions and volumes where there are none, to the point of playing with our brains. This is Vile. Rodrigo Miguel Sepúlveda Nunes (Vile), with only fourteen years old, began to paint graffiti and after having studied at two art schools in Lisbon, “ETIC” and “ARCO”, it was 2007 the year of beginning to become an independent worker, artist and professional painter. Master the techniques of watercolor, oil, coal, digital design and tattoos, which has allowed him to evolve as a graffiti and mural…

  • German
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    Meet Mainhemm: German capital of urban art

    The power of art and urban interventions change cosmopolitan landscapes filling them with color and transforming architecture into canvases that offer the infinite possibilities that exist in the imagination of creatives in a state of grace. And the German Mainhemm, knows. A house full of cubist color, a facade that becomes three-dimensional by work and grace of the spray or a wall that becomes the support of an image full of naive folklore, are some of the works that we can enjoy in the German city. Within the framework of the Stadt Wand Kunst, a project of the Mannheim Housing Association in collaboration with the Cultural Office of the city,…

  • Odeith
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    The Amazing Three-Dimensional Graffiti of Portuguese Artist Odeith

    There are those who see an entire universe where another sees nothing, and that virtue develops thanks to the concept of dimensional perspective, in the literal and metaphorical sense; and that is what the work of the Portuguese graffiti artist Odeith is based on. Some artists, like Odeith, take 3D graffiti art to a whole new level; using spray paint to create incredibly detailed optical illusions, play with the mind and sight of any viewer. The popular artist is known and recognized in the world of interventions and dimensional urban art; his mural individuals have made him have more than 500,000 followers on Instagram. Recently he surprised people with his…

  • Peeta
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    Peeta transforms ordinary buildings in Giant Optical Illusions

    The Italian urban artist Peeta (web) combines elements of graffiti and abstract art to paint murals that seem to transform and dissolve large architectural structures. The abstract shapes swirl and cut the walls creating optical illusions that defy common sense and logic. The most recent location in which Peeta has painted his amazing murals is a building in Mannheim, Germany, which is part of the Stadt.Wand.Kunst 2019 street-art project. For such a project, Peeta painted a great geometric design on a Mannheim building. Using sharp lines, curved shapes and different shades of blue, white and gray, he visually altered the edge of the structure, creating a new impossible facade. “I…

  • Whales
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    Whales with Ocean Plastics Agonize in Budapest

    We know not only whales but also the Mediterranean Sea is drowning. The impact of its ecosystem is a cause for alarm and urgent measures to ensure its survival. But Greenpeace has something to say. The Mediterranean Sea is one of the most visited tourist destinations by Hungarians every summer, but unfortunately, tourists who come to their favorite sea have to meet another guest: water pollution. According to WWF, almost 570 thousand tons of garbage flood the sea each year, equivalent to 33,800 plastic bottles per minute. Activists from Greenpeace put a couple of life-size sculptures of two whales that emerge from a sea of ​​plastic debris in front of…

  • Ocean
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    “Sea Walls: Artists for the Ocean” mix Art and Awareness

    Art is capable of everything and even more on the street, when it is within reach of all those minds and hearts willing to be removed, moved and aware of certain problems that we can not continue to ignore. There is an initiative that has materialized in art and activism and is moved by a maxim: “A drop of paint can create an ocean of change“. The situation of the world’s oceans is alarming; the data thrown on pollution and number of species dying in the ocean being invaded by huge amounts of plastic are devastating. That’s why you have to activate the alarms to create awareness and, you have…