"That’s the point that I am at now, not knowing where it stops but knowing how important it is to do it now. The whole thing is getting more articulate. In a way it’s really liberating."
— Keith Haring on his terminal diagnosis and it’s affect on his art.
Graffiti is an ancient Greco-Roman art form, dating back to the days when people carved marble messages of anything from political protest to hilarious butt jokes. Now a modern iteration has taken over Greece, where a flourishing international community of graffiti artists has transformed the urban landscape.
Not only does Greece have lax anti-graffiti laws, there’s also a big demand for commissioned work. Some of the artists are even graduates of Greece’s top fine-arts schools and are utilizing their classical background in new, innovative ways.
Realistic Wood’sculptures by Bruno Walpoth
A selection of beautiful wood carvings by Italian artist Bruno Walpoth, who shapes with a lot of realistic human bodies from wooden blocks. Simple sculptures, unpretentious, but from which emerges a lot of emotions through his remarkable work on the eyes and facial expressions…