Street Art Hyperrealism
Outdoor / Murals
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Expressing identity through art
People with extraordinary abilities to create, their hands and the materials from their environment.
What is a Mural?
In order to talk about mural art, graffiti, urban art and its festivals, we must first briefly review its history.
Change the Status Quo
Art about identity
Street Art Homage
A homage to her creativity.
Contemporary Mural Art
We are talking about the most current and popular art that is developing in all countries around the world.
Importance of art and culture
The Importance of Art and culture is one of the key to the realization of the portraits of his new collection in the paintings “Identity”
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Indoor / Studio
Urban art studio: “Skhema”
Urban art studio: “Ortostatos”
“Ortostatos” is the second collection of the “Identity” series. More traditional, using oil painting, and fits the characters’ identities.
Street Art Hyperrealism: Manomatic questions our relationship with the destructive automatism of our day-to-day lives, the convention and routine. Manomatic is a creative automate, born from the consumerist machinery, born from Warhol and definitely Post-Pop. Then we could link his work to the Obey’s and Banksy’s counter-culture: While these two artists are using stencil techniques, Manomatic’s speciality is hyperrealism: it means more than photorealism, by adding the subversive and divergent message to the figuration.
Being a street artist for him was obviously the only choice, in order to transmit his thoughts to the people. At the glance, he seduces us with figurative realism to trap the ones who casually pass by, and propagates his message: the blind happiness in our society today. Being happy with high morale becomes politically correct.
“Personally, I like communication and not encryption, as I believe that works should touch the public.
Art should touch, it should communicate, and if it doesn’t it´s not worth it, in my opinion, no matter the verdict of a reduced group of people or art critics.”
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