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New Mural Masters Book Offers a Colorful Tour of Contemporary Street Art Around the World

February 16, 2019

Andrew LaSane

…anet, hitting Arkansas and Zurich and all points in between to check in on Alexis Diaz, Hyuro, Nychos, ETAM, and several others. Individual artist bios reveal details about where the creators are from, how long they’ve been honing their craft, and where in the world their pieces can be found. The book also includes a handy index filled with contact information and social media handles (for those who have them), as well as the locations and p…

 

 



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The Unexpected: Artists Descend on Ft. Smith to Revitalize the Streets with Murals

October 1, 2016

Christopher Jobson

…rks, submit their own photos and leave comments. You can see all of the completed works from both 2015 and 2016 on Instagram and Facebook. Photos by Raymesh. Alexis Diaz Alexis Diaz in progress Jaz & Pastel Faith47 Fiath47 in progress Guido van Helten Pastel Okuda…

 

 



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New Hybrid Wildlife Murals Painted by Alexis Diaz

August 26, 2016

Kate Sierzputowski

All images via @alexis_diaz Puerto Rican artist Alexis Diaz (previously here and here) brings incredible detail to the large-scale animals and humans he paints, producing murals that illustrate those both living and dead. Alien lifeforms, tentacles, and dried bone are all created from thousands of tiny brushstrokes, each separate element merging together to produce enchanting scenes. Many of his works are created entirely freehand, with Diaz work…

 

 



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Unusual Hybrid Animal and Wildlife Murals Painted by Alexis Diaz

July 29, 2015

Christopher Jobson

…Puerto Rican artist Alexis Diaz (previously) brings textures and patterns reminiscent of traditional engraving techniques to his murals of phantasmagorical creatures using only a paintbrush. Twisting tentacles, strange fusions of anatomy, beings wrapped in plants, all rendered atop colorful gradients create an unmistakable style Diaz has become famous for. You can see much more of his work here. (via Cross Connect)…

 

 



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An Elephant-Octopus Mural on the Streets of London by Alexis Diaz

July 23, 2013

Christopher Jobson

…This awesome hybrid elephant-octopus was just completed this week by Puerto Rican artist Alexis Diaz. Comprised of thousands of tiny brushstrokes, the mural took a week to paint and you can see it yourself on Hanbury Street off Brick Lane. Chicago artist Phineas X. Jones also conceived of an “octophant” which has had numerous incarnations over the years. (via StreetArtNews)…