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Pejac’s Newest Series “Redemption” Utilizes Pressed Wood as Canvas

March 7, 2017

Kate Sierzputowski

…environments, small interruptions to everyday buildings like bird-shaped cracks created in an abandoned power plant’s windows, or trompe l’oeil paintings scattered through the streets of the district of Uskudar. Pejac’s newest series brings an urban resource into the studio rather than having the artist travel out. Utilizing pressed wood as a pseduo-canvas, Pejac draws with black ink and pencil to produce soft deer, birds, and…

 

 



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New Paintings on the Streets of Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Seoul by Pejac

July 8, 2015

Christopher Jobson

…Spanish street artist Pejac Pejac (previously) recently toured Asia with stops in Hong Kong, Seoul, and Tokyo where he created a number of murals and temporary installations that incorporate cultural references meant both as praise and critique. You can see several additional pieces posted on his website. (via Street Art Utopia)…

 

 



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Birds Appear in the Negative Space of Shattered Windowpanes in a New Intervention from Pejac

October 26, 2016

Christopher Jobson

All photos by Sasha Bogojev Barcelona-based artist Pejac (previously) was recently in Rijeka, Croatia where he completed a number of new artworks as part of a residency with the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. His most impressive new intervention appeared in the windows of an abandoned power plant where the artist utilized the cracked glass in old windows to form a flock of birds escaping the aim of a boy in silhouette holding a…

 

 



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Trompe-l’œil Window and Keyhole Illusions on the Streets of Istanbul by Pejac

October 20, 2014

Christopher Jobson

Photo by Julian Santiago Photo by Julian Santiago Photo by Julian Santiago Photo by Julian Santiago Photo by Julian Santiago Photo by Julian Santiago Photo by Julian Santiago Spanish street artist Pejac (previously) just stopped by Istanbul where he painted three new trompe-l’œil pieces in the district of Uskudar titled Lock, Poster and Shutters. Painted with brushes, acrylic paint, pencils and sandpaper the works are located very close…

 

 



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Miniature Window Silhouettes Painted by ‘Pejac’ Interact with the Outside World

September 22, 2014

Christopher Jobson

Early last month, Spanish artist Pejac (previously) created a fun silhouette artwork commemorating the 40th anniversary of French high-wire walker Philippe Petit’s daring walk between the Twin Towers in New York. In Pejac’s version, a tightrope walker painted in black acrylic on an interior window is shown walking along an airplane contrail several miles away in the sky. The fun optical illusion caught the attention of Sasha…

 

 



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Gravity-Defying Shoes Installed on the Streets of London by Pejac

June 23, 2016

Christopher Jobson

…All photos by Gary Van Handley. For his first ever public intervention in London, street artist Pejac (previously) created four installations of sneakers hanging from lampposts with a slight twist: the shoes dangle up instead of down. The head-scratching installations titled “Downside Up” can be found around East London and are a teaser ahead of a solo show that opens next month….

 

 



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Humorous New Site-Specific Paintings on the Streets of Paris by Pejac

August 25, 2014

Christopher Jobson

Street artist Pejac (previously) was recently in Paris where he created at least three new works almost guaranteed to make you smile. The first appears to be a figure throwing a water balloon at a wall, but on closer inspection the giant splat contains a painting of Manet’s famous The Luncheon on the Grass. The second involves a pair of children who appear to be burning ants with a magnifying glass in a spot of sunlight, but once viewed…