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Shadowy Optical Illusion Mural by Strøk in Italy

Shadowy Optical Illusion Mural by Strøk in Italy street art stencils shadows murals
Anne Esser

Shadowy Optical Illusion Mural by Strøk in Italy street art stencils shadows murals
Anne Esser

Shadowy Optical Illusion Mural by Strøk in Italy street art stencils shadows murals
Anne Esser

Shadowy Optical Illusion Mural by Strøk in Italy street art stencils shadows murals
Anne Esser

Shadowy Optical Illusion Mural by Strøk in Italy street art stencils shadows murals
Anne Esser

As part of the Memorie Urbane street art festival in Italy, Norweigan stencil artist Anders Gjennestad (aka Strøk) painted this shadowy mural on the side of an old school. This is just one of numerous pieces created for the festival including many Colossal favorites like Pixel Pancho, Seth, Pablo Herrero, Natalia Rak, Levalet, Ernest Zacherevic, Etam Cru, David de la Mano, and Alice Pasquini. (via Fecal Face)

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Detailed Stencil Street Art by Jana & JS

Detailed Stencil Street Art by Jana & JS street art stencils

Detailed Stencil Street Art by Jana & JS street art stencils

Detailed Stencil Street Art by Jana & JS street art stencils

Detailed Stencil Street Art by Jana & JS street art stencils

Detailed Stencil Street Art by Jana & JS street art stencils

Detailed Stencil Street Art by Jana & JS street art stencils

Jana & JS are a street art duo currently based in Austria who specialize in detailed stencil work, frequently depicting people with cameras or couples sharing intimate moments. Shown here are a few pieces from recent stops in the German countryside and Brookyln, see much more on their website and on Facebook. (via Hi-Fructose, StreetArtNews)

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Perfectly Placed Stencil by ABOVE is Best Viewed at Night

Perfectly Placed Stencil by ABOVE is Best Viewed at Night street art stencils London

Perfectly Placed Stencil by ABOVE is Best Viewed at Night street art stencils London

Perfectly Placed Stencil by ABOVE is Best Viewed at Night street art stencils London

Street artist ABOVE tells me via email that it took nearly seven months of searching around London to find the perfect location for his latest stencil of a breakdancer who appears precariously balanced atop the shadow of a parking sign. The piece is only viewable at night when a street lamp casts a shadow at the precise angle to make the illusion work. Fun!

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New Stencils by C215

New Stencils by C215 street art stencils graffiti

New Stencils by C215 street art stencils graffiti

New Stencils by C215 street art stencils graffiti

New Stencils by C215 street art stencils graffiti

New Stencils by C215 street art stencils graffiti

New Stencils by C215 street art stencils graffiti

New Stencils by C215 street art stencils graffiti

New Stencils by C215 street art stencils graffiti

New Stencils by C215 street art stencils graffiti

Prolific street artist C215 (previously) has been making new work seemingly all over Europe lately with stops in Lisbon, Barcelona, Dublin, London, and elsewhere. His vibrant stencil works rely on carefully layered fields of color and texture making each piece seem like it’s practically illuminated from behind. You can explore his Flickr page for many more works, and he opens a solo show at Montana Gallery in Barcelona on December 13th.

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Urban Cityscapes Spray Painted on Cardboard Panels by EVOL

Urban Cityscapes Spray Painted on Cardboard Panels by EVOL street art stencils graffiti

Urban Cityscapes Spray Painted on Cardboard Panels by EVOL street art stencils graffiti

Urban Cityscapes Spray Painted on Cardboard Panels by EVOL street art stencils graffiti

Urban Cityscapes Spray Painted on Cardboard Panels by EVOL street art stencils graffiti

Urban Cityscapes Spray Painted on Cardboard Panels by EVOL street art stencils graffiti

Urban Cityscapes Spray Painted on Cardboard Panels by EVOL street art stencils graffiti

German street artist EVOL (previously) is currently showing a number of new pieces at Jonathan LeVine gallery. The new works feature urban facades spray painted with the use of stencils on flat sheets of cardboard. Much like his outdoor graffiti, these stencils display an uncanny attention to detail, depicting light and shadow that transforms mundane surfaces of consumer packaging into fascinating, seemingly multi-dimensional pieces of art. The show runs through May 5th. (via juxtapoz)

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New Stencil Works by Street Artist C215

New Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils
antonia schulz

New Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils

New Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils

New Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils

New Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils

New Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils

New Stencil Works by Street Artist C215 street art stencils

A number of jaw-dropping stencil works from the past few months by French artist Christian Guémy aka C215 seen on the streets of Barcelona and Berlin. C215 has been an active street artist for over 20 years, his first stencils going up around 2006 and according to Street Art London his daughter is now following in his footsteps making her own 2 layer stencils. See much more on Flickr. (via antonia schulz)

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Light Stencils in Vietnam

Light Stencils in Vietnam Vietnam street art stencils

Light Stencils in Vietnam Vietnam street art stencils

Light Stencils in Vietnam Vietnam street art stencils

Light Stencils in Vietnam Vietnam street art stencils

Light Stencils in Vietnam Vietnam street art stencils

Light Stencils in Vietnam Vietnam street art stencils

Light Stencils in Vietnam Vietnam street art stencils

This past September photographer Wittner Fabrice (previously) had the opportunity to visit Vietnam where he managed to execute a number of his unique light stencils in various locations around the country. Keep in mind these are not digital, but rather long-exposure photos created with lights shone through large cut stencils. Though I really enjoyed Wittner’s previous light paintings commemorating the Christchurch earthquake, the picturesque backdrops of Vietnam as well as a clear improvement in technique make these even more special. See much more of the project here.

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