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From Intricate Stencils to Vibrant Flowers, Nine New Murals Transform Blank Facades in Tbilisi

November 29, 2021

Grace Ebert

…works of artists like Collin van der Sluijs (previously), Case Maclaim, and Faith XLVII (previously), whose celestial, intersecting circles are a highlight of this year’s event. The 2021 festival features nine pieces in total that range in aesthetic and subject matter, including a mythological, black-and-white stencil by MonkeyBird (previously), bold botanicals by Thiago Mazza (previously), and a striking trompe-l’œil papercut by 1010. Each monumental work addresses an environmental, social, or other relevant issue affecting today’s world, and you can find 2021’s lineup below. (via Street Art News)   Thiago Mazza 1010 Faith XLVII JDL Left: Kade90. Right: David Samkharadze APHENOAH…

 

 



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'Medicinal Flowers of Lebanon' by Faith XLVII Sprout from the Damaged Streets of Beirut

October 7, 2021

Grace Ebert

Rosa Canina. All images © Faith XLVII, shared with permission Rosehips, horned poppies, and an African carline thistle grow from the debris and ruined buildings in Beirut following a mural series by Faith XLVII. The South African artist (previously) traveled to the Lebanese city this September as part of Underline—the ongoing project is helmed by the art collective Persona in collaboration with the Hamra-based NGO Art of Change, which is focused on using public works for protest and to spark change—to paint a collection of curative flowers that appear to sprout from the rubble. Contrasting their dainty forms to the…

 

 



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JR, Faith XLVII, and Two Dozen More Mural Artists Convene to Celebrate the Legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou

July 15, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

Rabi of Cyrcle & JR’s Insideout Project, Los Angeles (2019). Photo: WISEKNAVE Fine Art Documentation Muralists from around the world including JR, Faith XLVII, Axel Void, and Daniel Arsham came together for a weeklong Maya Angelou Mural Festival in Los Angeles celebrating the legendary poet. The artists, numbering more than two dozen, decorated the Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School with wall-scaling paintings that depicted or celebrated the visage and message of Dr. Angelou. Rabi and JR (previously) used Angelou’s “I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings” in their design; Faith XLVII (previously) drew inspiration from the phoenix, a frequent…

 

 



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Preview Artworks Available at Mother & Child Vol. II Fundraiser to Aid Families Separated at the U.S./Mexico Border

July 8, 2019

Colossal

…Defense, The Young Center, and The Florence Project provide direct aid and legal support to affected families. Original artworks, prints, and photographs have been donated by over fifty artists including Valerie Lueth, Luján Pérez, Pat Perry, Maude White, Elicia Edijanto, Lauren Matsumoto, Michael Meadors and more. If you can’t make it to Manhattan, artworks are also available for purchase in the Mother & Child web shop, starting on July 15. RSVP for free here so we can send you a quick one-time reminder: bitly.com/motherandchild2019. Luján Pérez Jess X. Snow Faith XLVII Maude White Sonni Elicia Edijanto Lauren Matsumoto Pepe Salgado…

 

 



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New Work by Faith XLVII on the Streets of London and Cape Town

June 3, 2014

Christopher Jobson

Oh Diamond Sea Shore Drive Me From The Yard, Cape Town Artist Faith XLVII (previously) has been busy the last few months with new works popping up in her native South Africa and in locations around London. The artist is known for her use of existential symbolism to comment on nature and the human condition, specifically the struggle of many South Africans who grapple with injustice, poverty, and inequality. If you want to learn more follow her on Facebook. (via Colossal Submissions) Oh Diamond Sea Shore Drive Me From The Yard, detail, Cape Town London London London London Cape Town…