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New Vhils Murals in Shanghai

New Vhils Murals in Shanghai

Alexandre Farto aka Vhils is probably one of the most influencing urban artists for the last two or three years. With his unique explosion wall art technique (I would call it 3D stenciling) he is travelling the world…

The Vhils Interview
Impressed after looking at this amazing artworks? If you wanna know some more details about Vhils and his story, read the interview we did with him before he became that famous! And now watch this amazing exhibition trailer…

His latest stop is Shanghai, where he already stayed for a longer period, created several new murals showing portraits of locals and now got the chance to exhibit at Gallery Magda Danysz:

Vhils’s artwork is a revolution in the stencil technique in its use of unusual tools. Through the destruction of walls, he explores the layers of urban space and its history. Old papers, worn out posters, wood panels, brick walls are attacked with chisels, jackhammer, acid, or explosives, in order to sculpt his stencil on the wall.

New Vhils Murals in Shanghai
New Vhils Murals in Shanghai

Via stick2target.com.

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Urban Art Core is your independent, international source for street art, graffiti and urbanism from around the world, mainly focused on stories, news and actions taking place in urban environments.

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