Our friend MOCRE recently shares a couple of new digital illustrations with us entitled – “Xólotl, Lord of Underworld” and “Ilhuicamiztli”. More images and background information about the illustrations after the jump!
Tamara Djurovic, better known by her pseudonym Hyuro is an artist who was born in Argentina and is based in Spain who creates brilliant fine art and street work. Hyuro says about here work that it is: “intimate and very personal. Her universe, disturbing and seductive. Her language is honest and forthcoming. Her head are her hands and her paintings a gift for the streets of the city.” Take a look at a selection of beautiful murals she recently created.
Street artist Opiemme presents a new mural entitled “Fenigruottero Cirogna” painted with spray, stencil and tempera on wall and created courtesy Comune di Roccavignale, Sv (Italy). Roccavignale is a small village in the mountain between Piedmonte and Liguria, it has 750 Inabithans and hosts around 20 migrants.
The work is a calligram, a letterforms, of a bird looking at stars and moon. A migratory bird, its outlines are obtained by a mix of a: flamingo, stork, crane, heron, cormorant. This is why of the name, a mix of the italian names. It’s has 3 legs, it’s standing and it’s moving.
Words inside its body say:
“I am migrant, I don’t have nation, I don’t feel borders. I follow the moon, I live between sky and lands, between trees and stars” – the words are the artist’s.
Will Kurtz was born in Flint, Michigan and received his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Michigan State University in 1981. He practiced as a landscape architect for 25 years, throughout the United States and Canada. It wasn’t until he was in his mid thirties that he began creating art as a self-taught artist. Eventually his passion for art superseded landscape architecture and he moved to New York at the age of 50 to attend graduate school at the New York Academy of Art. After graduation with an MFA he was selected to remain and do a one-year fellowship. He has since had several solo and group shows and has been reptresented by several galleries including Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, Queene Anne Galerie, Leipzig, Germany, Converge Gallery, PN and Stricoff Gallery, NY. His work is in many prominent collections around the world. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.