Beautiful Floating Murals by Sean Yoro aka HULA

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Artist Sean Yoro aka Hula uses his paddle boat to get to and float on while creating his unique portraits. Placed on hard-to-reach, semi-submerged and derelict walls, the paintings appear to be floating murals of women bathing in the blue waters. With their hyperrealistic qualities, the images can be seen and recognized from a great distance and their perfect reflections in the still waters they make a unique sight in its setting.
Originally from Hawaii, Sean Yoro aka Hula is … Read the rest

The Blue Characters of Cranio are Taking over Brazil

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We at Epistrophy love Cranio’s characters and will seriously address the fact that we haven’t featured his work earlier by giving you as much as we can from it! The work by the Brazilian artist Fabio Oliviera aka Cranio “Skull” is not only visually powerful but greatly politically charged with the issues of the indigenous population in Brazil.

He was born in 1982. The artist grew up in the north of Sao Paulo and it was in 1998 that Fabio … Read the rest

Large Scale Murals by Street Artist Bozko

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Street artist Bozko has adorned the city of Sofia, Bulgaria with his distinct, large scale fictional characters who always seem to land themselves in unlikely predicaments.

As part of Sofia’s Urban Creatures festival which has been taking place every summer since 2011, Bozko created a gigantic mural on the side of a nine-story apartment building. It took Bozhidar Simeonov (aka Bozko) six days to complete the work which can be seen from several hundred feet away.

Urban Creatures – urban … Read the rest

Exquisite Large Scale Murals by Etam Cru

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Sofia, Bulgaria

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Lodz, Poland

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Warsaw, Poland

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Halle, Germany

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Vienna, Austria

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Lodz, Poland

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Kazan, Russia

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Ingolstadt, Germany

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Lodz, Poland

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Bydgoszcz, Poland

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Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland

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Szczecin, Poland

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Acrylic on paper

Street art duo Bezt and Sainer from Etam Cru have traveled the world to find gloomy, empty walls on which to create their exquisite murals. The Polish duo primarily works across Eastern Europe but has also created graffitis in Portugal, France, Austria, Germany and the US.

The fictional characters that … Read the rest

Exquisite Geisha Graffiti by Hush

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Street artist Hush explores the relationship of fine art and street graffiti with his Geisha series. The artist is also interested in the way visual styles from the East meet those from the West. After spending a number of years in Japan as a toy artist, Hush returned to his home – the UK to produce a series of solo works and collaborations that have been on the radar of high-profile collectors.

Hush has exhibited in solo and group shows … Read the rest

Colorful Street Art by Seth Globepainter

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French muralist Seth Globepainter lives up to his artistic name and travels the world to adorn city walls with his colorful graffiti works. Without a specific political agenda, he paints images of children opening up through their curiosity colorful and interesting worlds which oftentimes are occupied by magical and dreamlike creatures. Through his work, he aspires to engage adults to reconnect with those worlds and once again be inspired to dream freely and in full color.

Murals done in the … Read the rest

Banksy and Os Gemeos Team up For a NYC Street Exhibit

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Two (or should we say three) of the biggest street art names for the past few years have teamed up to create an “exhibition” in New York’s Chelsea district. The well-selected location by Banksy and Os Gemeos right – underneath the High-line – creates an impression both of something well planned or curated and spontaneous “tagging”. Creates as an antithesis to crowded museums, the artists have placed their work outside for all passersby to enjoy.

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New Mural by Eduardo Kobra in L.A.

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Brand new mural by acclaimed Brazilian graffiti artist Eduardo Kobra (previously featured here). This time in the streets of sunny Los Angeles, the artist has created a portrait of one of twentieth century’s biggest icons – Albert Einstein. Invited to North America by Mr. Brainwash – the special character in Banksy’s famous movie “Exit Through the Gift Shop” – Eduardo Kobra produced this magnificent artwork in La Brea Avenue, where he had previously done a Mount Rushmore piece in … Read the rest