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Affectionate Murals on the Streets of Italy by Millo

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Italian artist Francesco Camillo Giorgino, known as Millo, paints large-scale murals that feature friendly inhabitants exploring their urban setting. He uses simple black and white lines with dashes of color when necessary, and often incorporates elements of architecture into his multi-story paintings. In 2014, Millo won the B.Art competition that gave him the opportinity to paint no less than 13 large murals in the city of Turin. You can see much more of his work on his website, and on Facebook. (via Doodlers Anonymous)

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Mona Caron’s Murals of Weeds Slowly Overtake Walls and Buildings

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As part of her ongoing Weeds project, artist Mona Caron (previously) has begun photographing the progress of her murals step-by-step, creating short animations of growing plants in public spaces. Caron has recently painted murals of weeds in her native Switzerland, India, and around her current home in San Francisco in what she describes as “a tribute to the resilience of all those beings who no one made room for, were not part of the plan, and yet keep coming back, pushing through and rising up.” Definitely watch the video above to see more of these plants coming to life, and you can learn more here. (via Laughing Squid)

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Chrome Dog Mural by Bik Ismo at Art Basel Miami

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Puerto Rican street artist Bik Ismo created this fantastic metallic dog mural for the Raw Project at the Jose De Diego Middle School during Art Basel Miami last week. The piece took about four days and was completed entirely with spray paint, reflecting objects and scenes from the surrounding area. You can see a few more process shots over on StreetArtNews.

Update: Now with video.

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Blu’s Massive New Mural in Rome Turns 48 Windows into Faces

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Italian street artist Blu (previously) just wrapped up work on this giant mural that wraps around two sides of a building in Rome. The pieces utilizes nearly 50 windows to create the mouths and eyes of some 27 bizarre faces all vying for attention. You can see some more views of the piece on his blog and explore it in detail on Google Street View. See it up close here.

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A Mechanical Shark Mural by ‘Phlegm’ in San Diego

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Sheffield-based muralist and artist Phlegm just unveiled this awesome mechanical shark mural for PangeaSeed’s Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans festival in San Diego. The piece is done in Phlegm’s signature black and white illustrative style that often depicts shady masked figures manning the controls of unwieldy machines or contraptions. The Murals for Oceans project involves a collaboration with internationally renowned artists in an attempt to focus attention on major environmental issues involving the ocean. You can see many more pieces by Phlegm spanning the last few months on his blog. (via StreetArtNews)

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New Surreal Paintings and Murals by Rustam Qbic

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Russian street artist Rustam Qbic (previously) just completed a new 9-story mural in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia for the New City festival. Titled “Blossom” the mural depicts individuals whose heads are literally “blooming” while reading books, an irony not lost on the artist who worked through 11 days of frigid cold and snow to complete the work. The mural is just one of many surreal paintings and walls created by Qbic since we covered his work here last year. You can see more over on his website. (via StreetArtNews)

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‘Girl with a Pierced Eardrum’ by Banksy

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Banksy just published photos of a new piece titled Girl with a Pierced Eardrum, a take on Vermeer’s famous Girl with a Pearl Earring, replacing the girl’s earring with an outdoor security alarm. The mural appears in his hometown of Bristol, UK where he last painted the Mobile Lovers piece earlier this year.

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