WD’s “Knowledge speaks — Wisdom listens” top of 10+ Incredible Before & After Street Art transformations that’ll make you say Wow /boredpanda.com
Look around you. The world is full of empty canvases. Everywhere you turn are empty walls where beautiful pieces of art could be, but often these spaces are overlooked in favor of boring blank nothingness. But fortunately for us there are artists out there who are determined to transform our world into the vibrant public art gallery that it deserves to be. Take a look at these before and after pictures of spectacular street art to see what we mean. Compiled by Bored Panda, the gallery below serves to remind us of what our towns and cities could look like if only we used our imagination. Don’t forget to vote for the best!
Owl symbolizes wisdom and at the same time is a symbol of the goddess Athena, the one that gave her name to the city of Athens. From the other hand owl as bird, is famous for its exceptionally good far vision, particularly in low light. Nowadays Greece, and not only, is experiencing a really dark phase and I think is time for people in Greece and around the globe, to recall this creature’s wisdom.
WD Solo Show Late Night Tale attempts a second narration of the infamous tale Alice in Wonderland. The fully painted space has been transformed to the Woundedland, which visualizes WD’s idea about social-political phenomena and issues like consumerism, war, refugeeism and nature destruction among others. Phenomena that every human being experiencing today, as we are all part of the global era. In a 350 m² painting and through a radical view, Wild Drawing with his East-West cultural background combined in a unique way, is calling us to join him in Woundedland. Enjoy the trip!
Curated by NojNop
Late Night Tale in numbers: 14 days of painting — 350 m² of painted surfaces — 41 days show duration — 2.500 visitors
The title is “No Land for the Poor” and it is inspired by the Eurozone crisis and its impact on Greek people.
This mural, as it is written, is dedicated to the Poor and Homeless in Greece and around the Globe. Why our society always ignores Poor or Homeless people? They are not invisible, they are there…on our way home.
For the 2nd year in a row we´re honored to have Wild Drawing on our line-up. Wild Drawing is an indonesian artist who currently residents in Greece. He´s a true artist who masters all mediums, sizes and styles and incorporates the surroundings of his artworks like no one else. Last year Wild Drawing painted a truck on the beach of Sliema who later was voted to one of the best artworks of the year by street art utopia. We´re looking forward to having him back, and have great things in mind to top last year.
WD is currently back in Indonesia where he just finished working on this new piece entitled “Money Kills” somewhere on the streets of Bali.
The Balinese artist used the iconic photograph from Eddie Adams to produce this powerful and meaningful artwork. Beautiful remix.
Continue reading for more detailed shots of “Money Kills” and then make sure to drop your two cents down in our comments section.