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    Interactive Neon Mural #10 by Spidertag in Lyon, France

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    Daisuke grew up in Japan. At the age of 18 he moved to Canada and got interested in underground art influenced by his friend who is a graffiti artist. After his return, he is/was a member of StreetArtNewsJapan. In order to promote street art culture, he interviewed various artists such as Stik, AIKO, Dolk, TwoOne, and Roamcouch for the website. More

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    Hopare in Puteaux and Strasbourg, France

    Paris-based artist Alexandre Monteiro aka Hopare just worked on new murals in Puteaux and Strasbourg, France. Hopare’s creations are all designed out of a perfect geometry, in a graphic style that borders but is not full-on abstraction. Often featuring faces at the core of his works, the artist utilizes variations of straight lines going from parallel to interlaced ones.

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    Hopare’s work is a unique universe of modernity, speed, movement and characteristic visuals that immerse the viewer in a contrasting world of colorful walls and gray streets.

    “Contemporary Reinterpretation of Tradition” by Hopare

    The carpet was a medium of meeting, exchange, and sharing, becoming a border space, and offering a fresh look at ancestral tradition. Through this new wall, I wanted to reconnect with the Berber carpet tradition, where the woman tells part of her story through the carpet she weaves” Hopare said.

    His next mural features a version the of the Virgin and Child imagery that was created for the 10th edition of the Street Art festival in Ville de Puteaux. The towering mural is located at the esplanade of the Puteaux town hall. More

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    “There Was A Fault” by Seth Globepainter in Grigny, France

    Seth Globepainter recently finished his last wall entitled “There Was A Fault” for sixth edition of Wall Street Art Festival of the Grand Paris Sud. The mural is located at the heart of La Grande Borne in Grigny, France. “There Was A Fault” represents a child who seems to push the walls so that nature takes back its rights. A fault is then created, cracking the wall and revealing nature and the blue sky.

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    French artist Julien “Seth” Malland, or Seth Globepainter has gained international fame over the years by developing an urban painting linked to childhood based on the imagination, individual or collective.
    Seth travels the world, working with local artists to create vibrant and colourful portraits of children. Drawing inspiration from the surrounding he is in, he includes cultural elements into his art and turns the children into spokespeople and messengers of his investigations. He puts into play his image of innocence, and places his character in difficult social, political and geographical contexts.
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    “Gardien de Crécerelle” by Telmo Miel in Boulogne, France

    Muralist duo from the Netherlands, Telmo Miel just worked on their second mural in Boulogne, France entitled “Gardien de Crécerelle”.  It is French for ‘Guardian of the Kestrels’; Kestrels are birds of prey, and in the surrounding area of Boulogne. This species of birds is now considered endangered.
    The mural depicts a woman that has four arms, expressing two different mind-sets. She’s standing with her arms folded, standing by, not lending a hand. But she’s also holding a stick of some sort, supporting the fragile Kestrels. This is to communicate the choice humans have in the matter, giving support or just standing by and watching. The city of Boulogne requested the artists to create an artwork translating this issue.

    Telmo Miel’s artworks are both surreal and realistically rendered, with a tremendous amount of detail and vibrant color. Able to work fairly seamlessly, their styles have combined to such an extent that they’re able to execute multiple areas in tandem, exchanging places and completing each other’s work.
    Check put below to view more images of “Gardien de Crécerelle”.

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    “Le Pêcheur” by Telmo Miel in Boulogne, France

    Artistic duo Telmo Miel is back with a new mural entitled “Le Pêcheur” in Boulogne, France. ‘Le Pêcheur’ is french for fisherman, the idea behind this piece is being a provider for yourself and others — something we all felt and thought about in the last months. Telmo Miel have been home for a while like everybody else doing studio work or projects close to home. But this time, they are finally able to travel again and do what they love in these crazy times.

    Telmo Miel consists of Dutch artists  Telmo Pieper and Miel Krutzman. Each artist comes from their own respected backgrounds with their own history behind them but the both have come together to combine their spray-painting techniques with realism, abstraction and surrealism. They often execute their pieces on a monumental scale, creating huge architecturally sized spray-paint paintings on building façades.
    Check out below to see images of their latest mural and stay tuned for more updates on the street art scene.

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    “ROGER DELIVRANT ANGELIQUE” by 100taur in Montauban, France

    French artist 100taur just worked on a mural painting done in collaboration with the City of Montauban and the Ingres Museum. The mural is the 2nd part of the trilogy around the work of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres.

    For little background on the artwork, Roger delivering Angelique is a painting painted by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres in 1819, inspired by a song by the furious Roland of Ariosta. Angelique was a princess of the kingdom of Cathay, India. She was later brought by Roland to France to fall in love with him. However, she ran away and was captured by pirates who abandoned her on an island to offer her to the Orquemarine. That’s when Roger stepped in to save her, mounted on the Hippogriff.

    “I represented Roger as a vampire bat, riding the Hippogriff and waving his spear to the orca – dragon, as a sign of deadly attack. This is the part of the wall I made first. Whether it’s Roger, the hippogriff or the orca, they are represented in a way that evokes the unwavering bond that lies between human and the monstrous.” 100taur said.

    100Taur’s work is halfway between innocence and horror. He explores the concepts of difference and imperfection by creating fantastical half human and half animal creatures, evolving in a poetical universe. Each tiny details of his work is a tribute pays to the famous sentence by Francisco De Goya “The sleep of reason produces monsters”.
    He shows us frightening mythical creatures through is childish eyes and made his most terrific nightmares harmless, almost charming through his art. Behind each of his drawings, paintings, sculptures or settings, a story is waiting to be discovered. 100Taur was born in 1982 and works in Toulouse. He has been interested in nature, sacred art, Japanese culture and mythologies from all over the world.
    Check out below for more photos of the mural.

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    “Melt Fast, Die Young” by Roberto Ciredz in Rouen, France

    The second edition of Rouen impressionnée Urban Art Festival which takes place in Rouen, a port city on the Seine and the capital of Normandy, is preparing to see the born of almost twenty murals until September 2020.
    Among many artists invited, we also find Cagliari based artist, Roberto Ciredz.For the occasion, he created a 10m high by 20m wide work entitled “Melt fast, die young”, a clear reference to the alarming situation about global warming.
    Roberto Cireddu, aka Ciredz, is one of the most internationally known Sardinian artist in Urban Art scene. His native land, Sardinia, with its breathtaking natural landscapes, has always been one of its main sources of inspiration combined with urban forms influenced by the cities in whom he has lived.
    The graphics and the volumes are the basis of the artist’s work, together with maths and geometries that come from urban space instead the color scheme and the forms come from nature.The intention to combine them together results from the attention to the relationship of coexistence between nature and mankind, a continuous dialogue that is visually translated into a geometric, abstract, almost illusory aesthetic.

    The mural painting realized for the Festival curated by Olivier Landes, is a wonderful abstraction that rewards inspiration, both for the shapes, the colors and a glacial landscape. The intentional chromatic choice derives from the desire to draw attention to a common problem in all which is strictly present ( global warming).

    Enjoy more shots below taken by Florence Brochoire and stay updated with us for the latest news on international street art scene.

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