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2011-11-14

PATTERNS E GRAPHIC REPETITIONS IN "BLU" STREET ART

Blu is an italian street artist. Its identity is unknown. About he is known only that is based in Bologna, and that since 1999 he is active in street art panorama. In 2011 The Observer has signalled him as one of the ten best street artist.
Blu has begun to make to be known since 1999 through a series of illegal graffiti performed in Bologna, with the traditional writers technique, then, he had express him all around the world. Since 2001 the works of Blu begin to be performed with distemper and rolls mounted on telescopic batons. The use of this technique has allowed him to expand the pictorial surface, giving a great power of impact to its figurative universe.
The recurrent themes of this artist are the contortions of the human figure, to which is added repetitions of graphic elements and patterns.