Posts Tagged ‘mural’

Super Symmetry: Painting the Particle Accelerator

The twentieth century has provided a plethora of methods to communicate quickly to the masses, and it is becoming increasingly rare to find anyone taking the time to write a handwritten letter, much less create a large-scale public mural to share ideas with the public. However, for almost all of human history, wall paintings have served as one of the most effective ways to chronicle[…..]

Os Gemeos: Mural at Houston Street and Bowery

At the site of the infamous 1982 Keith Haring mural located at the corner of Houston Street and Bowery, is the second installment of an ongoing mural program organized by Deitch Projects and Goldman Properties. On view from this July through March 31, 2010, is a large mural by Brazilian-born identical twin brothers Gustavo and Otavio Pandolfo, otherwise known as Os Gemeos. The massive wall[…..]

Os Gemeos

The artist duo “Os Gemeos” are identical twin brothers from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Os Gemeos gained international notoriety from their ambitious campaign of visual characters in the city of Sao Paulo. Some of these characters are painted six stories high or more. In 1993, while only 19 years old, Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo (Os Gemeos) met with young American graffiti writer Barry McGee. The three[…..]