art | hand-painted murals





hello, hello! it's hard to find hand-painted advertising murals these days. vinyl has just about taken over as it's so quick and inexpensive to install. but, there are still some gems out there. this artist from colassal media was in williamsburg, brooklyn this weekend and appeared in the wonderful documentary about mural artists, up there.

the moma mural was recently replaced by the one for bushmills and were both created by colassal media. i must like murals because here's another one of theirs i saw a while back. i can't imagine working so large and there's something about the impermanence of the work that gets me.

xo, cindy

video source : rifle paper co.

13 comments:

Line said...

wow great art I love them!

Dallas Shaw said...

I am in art as a profession- and I admire artists who can do this so much. what talent
dallas
http://dillydalals.blogspot.com

Jamie said...

I love painted murals - I used to live in Seattle and my neighborhood had a retro record store which had an exterior wall that got painted every few weeks to advertise an upcoming release. I used to drive by frequently just to check out the artwork.

L'Atelier said...

great pieces of art! love them , i agree they beat vinyl any day!!!
xo

erin said...

these are awesome!

Pascale said...

Me too, I love painted adds! I should go on a painted add-hunt - I have no idea how many are left in Paris... I did find some great graffiti lately and even took pictures but didn't post them yet... Thanks for the reminder!

Elizabeth said...

Those are super cool Cindy. You are right, you just don't find hand painted ads like that anymore.

Julia said...

Good lord, these are incredible! You're right, we are being over-run by the vinyl murals!

Bella Sinclair said...

Wwaaaaoooowwww. I am always in awe over people who can work BIG.

cindy said...

all the details and the impermanence of it all. do show them pascale!

My name is PJ. said...

I'm a huge fan or murals! They're the impossible become possible for me! Miracles of art!

aimee said...

a mural will always catch my eye before a vinyl billboard! we have some beautifully painted ones around town and i just love the character and color they bring to the town.

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