Edjinn – New Mural for Contorno Urbano

EDJINN recently completed a killer new wall for Contorno Urbano. Edjinn lives and works in Barcelona. He studied design in the Art School of Winchester and graphic design in the Elisava School. Illustrator and graphic designer, he’s famous for his style both naïve and satirical, as for his versatility: urban art, graffiti, illustrations, edition of the “Fine Arts” magazine, commercial works, collages, etc.

For his intervention in the April “12+1”, he told us what was the idea: “I want to contrast old people with new technologies, social networks and the new ways to interact that use young people, and the disconnection it might be for older people”. The artist also insists in that: what is important to him is that his works can stay somehow ambiguous, in order that everyone can read them their own way.

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Hyuro – Various Murals

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.

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L7M – New Mural in Vannes, France

Muralist L7M recently made his way to northern France, where he painted a crazy new bird mural in the city of Vannes. The Brazilian artist used his signature aesthetic with expressive line-work and vibrant colour palette.

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Pastel – New Mural in San Leandro

Next up on the Athen B. Gallery series of walls with San Leandro is Francisco Diaz aka Pastel from Buenos Aires, Argentina. The mural entitled “Costanoans” is over three hundred feet long and around 30 ft tall it is located off the side of Highway 880 at Marina West Exit. Photographs by Brock Brake. Here’s what the artist had to say about the piece:

“Costanoan by early Spanish colonists, are a Native American people of the Northern California coast. When Spanish explorers and missionaries arrived in the late 18th century, the Ohlone (named costanoans by the spanish colony), inhabited the area along the coast from San Francisco Bay through Monterey Bay to the lower Salinas Valley”. – Pastel

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Kelly Ording – New Mural in San Leandro, CA

Our friends over at Athen B. Gallery, just started a series of 4 walls with the city of San Leandro, CA. First up is Oakland Artist Kelly Ording. The mural is compiled of 5 different reds that break apart the bright blue background. The mural itself brings a lot of life into a neighborhood that lacks color.

Located on Arnerich Automotive Service who has been living and working on the same street he was raised on. We were excited to work with Kelly on bring some life into the local business such as Arnerich Automotive Service located at 14995 Farnsworth St. San Leandro, CA 94579. Photographs by Dominick Gray and Brock Brake.

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Opiemme – New Mural in Italy

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.

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BustArt – The Great Outdoors

BustArt is a Swiss street artist. His technical focus lays on freehand work sometimes supported by stencils. As BustArt started his artistic career, there were no commercial aspects of the art as it is today. Likewise, urban art did happen exclusively on the streets while contract works as well as exhibitions of this art form were largely untapped. Since the beginning, the prior motivation was to paint for the people. Sharing inspiration with everybody is the main aim of his art. BustArt will always be faithful to this maxim.

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