Saturday, 23 July 2011

the game continue...Street art...

4.) Roa
I think it’s fair to say that street artist Roa is currently on top of his game. What really separates him from the rest of the field is the way he adds different layers into a piece, giving his viewers multiples perspectives of the biology behind his animal subjects. It’s almost like we have x-ray vision.
5.) C215
French street artist Christian Guémy aka C215 travels around the world beautifying the streets. He usually paints local faces because, in his words, “faces reflect the personality” of a city.
6.) Mentalgassi
You have to stand at the perfect angle to see this piece by Mentalgassi. Spotted in Berlin, his pieces are sometimes wheatpasted in places you’d probably never look – like on the side bars of metal fences.
7.) Hyuro
Hyuro is an Argentinian-born street artist that is currently based out of Valencia, Spain. His works are full of movement and are mostly composed in black and white. Simply stunning!
8.) Titi Freak
Hamilton Yokota, aka Titi Freak, is a São Paulo native with Japanese ancestry, resulting in a mixture of personal qualities that stem from his combined cultural backgrounds. After making his way over to Japan, he kept himself busy by painting the streets of Osaka for three whole months. Seamlessly coinciding with Japanese culture and landscape, his brightly colored koi fish really sets the bar high for other street artists.
9.) SpY
Hailing from Madrid, SpY is a famous urban artist that uses many different mediums. His work consists of playful reappropriation of urban elements, that he replicates or transforms, and then installs on the streets. SpY’s pieces are meant to shake up the equilibrium of an urban dweller. His work is full of irony and a positive sense of humor, seeking to inspire a smile and a thought.
10.) Laguna
This piece by Laguna is one of the most incredible pieces I’ve seen. Completed in Almagro, Spain, a couple of men are seen riding a gargantuan fish, reminiscent of an epic tale. Viewers must stand in the perfect spot to see all the individual pieces connect.

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