Gaia in the streets of Rome

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Street art has gained a lot of popularity in Rome with fruitful appreciation and encouragement from the former mayor of Rome, Ignazio Marino.  The administration under him, engaged with multiple organization for public art projects.  The campaign identified 50,000 street art maps detailing the location of 330 of Rome’s murals.  It brought together artists from …

Meredith Marsone

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Meredith Marsone is an emerging artist from New Zealand who works with oils, and has been featured in the #Instagram, @Facebook, and Twitterers editions. Her subject matter concentrates and presents figures as they move through the myriad of human experiences. He work encourages the viewer to contemplate and create independent narratives around her work. Meredith …

Sainer on the Street

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A Polish painter and muralist, Sainer puts up incredible large-scale pieces of art on the streets.  These have a jaunty, somewhat cartoony style to them, but can also include serious reflections.  The context of large buildings on which these impressions are placed, give them a unique look and feel, which might not exist if painted …

Alexa Meade paints directly on top of her human subjects

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Alexa Meade calls herself an installation artist.  This 25 year-old artist has developed an approach to portraiture that involves painting directly on top of her human subjects.  She does it in a way that perceptually compresses 3D space into a 2D plane by artistically photographing them, creating a fusion of painting, photography, performance, and installation. …

Scott Greene tries highlights consumerism in Deluge

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The image is Scott Greene’s imagination of the summer 2016: Deluge. Modeled after Leonardo’s chalk drawings, which are lost in history, the Deluge portrayed by Greene is one of human making: consumerism, obsession with technology and urban debris are the main themes.  These are the same themes Leonardo imagined, and which influenced his work in …

Tschabalala Self

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Twenty-five year old, Tschabalala Self was born in Harlem, NY.  She completed her Master in painting and printmaking from Yale, and the travelled to Los Angeles for the La Brea Studio Residency.  She currently lives in New York. Tschabalala is known for creating a new body of work called “Tropicana”.  This explores the black female …