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Chilean visual artist Fernando Gomez Balbontin has painted a series of thought-provoking artworks that explores the theme of life and death. Aptly entitled “Thoughts About Life and Death”, the portraits depict the aftermath scenes of accidents with crushed vehicles and figures next to it. Balbontin chose to portray the accidents to showcase the “beauty among the wreckage” and that tragedy is not about the physical and material damage.

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We were lucky enough to partner up with Under Pressure and Fresh Paint Gallery alongside a bunch of other great sponsors for an incredible exposition that starts this week. On Thursday october 30rd, the International graffiti convention Under Pressure will present a travelling exhibition called Out For Fame. This project is strongly influence by graffiti movement and have been build with the help of Art by Friends a French organization promoting local and international. Thanks to the help of Promenade Wellington the exhibition will be presented in an anonymous vacant space that will be revealed via a video on October 23trd. The opening event will present 35 pieces of artwork and hold a musical performance with 2 MC’s a 2 Dj’s. All the benefit from this event will be invested on the project so this
collection of work can keep continue its journey across the world with the next stop in Brussel Belgium. Out for Fame is a collection of artwork from all 5 continents which mobilizes the international graffiti community. Truly a tribute to the graf movement and its contributors, the exhibition puts aside differences between artists to focus on a common interest: lettering and graffiti.

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The End Is Here – New York, Los Angeles and Paris are all underwater. Alex Cherry created the ‘Endpire’ Series imagining a world where icons of our most powerful cities, seen from miles around by thousands of people at any given time, are underwater. This is what the artist had to say about the work:

“The idea is that each image is from the viewpoint of the last person alive to see that monument in person. It’s like you’re just sitting here, alive, but also knowing that there’s 0% chance for survival”, says Cherry.

Prints from ‘Endpire’ are now available in a variety of Fine Art Print formats as well as in a set of 3 Mini Art Blocks. Alex Cherry’s work is published exclusively by Eyes On Walls.

Endpire by Alex Cherry

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