Belo Horizonte is hosting its first mural festival and the third of its kind in Brazil. From July 26th to August 6th CURA – Urban Art Circuit aims to transform the landscape of BH, rescuing the trajectory of urban art in the city and recognizing its current dimension and strength in the country and in the world. Inviting five national and international artists with experience painting large-scale murals, such as Thiago Mazza and Priscila Amoni, from Belo Horizonte; the Acidum Project from Fortaleza, formed by the artists Tereza Dequinta and Robézio Marqs; and the Spanish artist Marina Capdevilla that is visiting Brazil for the first time. More info and images after the jump!
The First Amendment Gallery in Downtown San Francisco presents “Back and Forth”, which exhibits the resulting chemistry of mind waves between artists Super A and Collin van der Sluijs. The pairing yields a creative process just as natural as the influence of the moon on the tidal currents of the sea. More images and information after the jump!
Bri Cirel received her Bachelor’s degree in Film and Media from the California College of Arts. After graduating, Cirel began to teach herself to paint with oils while working as a resident artist for a movie prop house in Hollywood, CA. There, Cirel made custom paintings for commercial and movie backdrops and learned an array of techniques that helped develop her graphical painting style.
Contorno Urbano is pleased to present their latest instalment of the Project 12+1 in Barcelona, this time around featuring Axe Colours who recently completed an awesome new portrait and figure based mural for their edition of the project. More information and images 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.
Our friend Nico Craig recently completed a killer new interior mural using only a stamp. That’s right, a stamp! The Montreal based artist used a stamp that says “Land of Confusion” over and over in a stippling technique to give the illusion of two portraits on the surface. Take a peep a the science after the jump!