Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'Blu' (5)

Blu's Statement About Massive Consumer Consumption

Italian street artist Blu has never been one to hide his feelings about his political views. In fact, he creates amazing large scale murals to vocalize his opinion in a way that's not only poignant, but entertaining. This time around, he put up an elongated piece in Madrid, Spain that comments on society's rampant consumer consumption - represented by army tanks, cars, shopping carts filled with items, and oil barrels - and how it's driving this world straight…


Added by Eugene on September 12, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Brainwashing Soldiers

Italian street artist Blu is no stranger to controversy. In fact, you may remember his mural at the MOCA that was taken down. In an area of downtown that neighbors a Veterans Affairs hospital and a war memorial to Japanese American soldiers, the provocative anti-war piece showed coffins draped with dollar… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 1, 2011 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Medusa with Gasoline Pump Dreadlocks

One of the most controversial and politically opinionated street artists, BLU gives us a piece of his mind about the oil industry. The huge mural, created for the Cityleaks Urban Art Festival in Cologne, Germany, features a hand reaching down and grabbing Medusa by her wretched gasoline pump… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 19, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Global Warming & War by Blu (5 pics)

Global Warming - Berlin, Germany

One of our favorite street artists, Blu, just completed these amazing large scale murals in Europe. Using the facade of high-rise buildings as his canvas, Blu sends very relevant political messages through his works.

"Global Warming" is extremely clever and features a melting…


Added by Eugene on July 31, 2010 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Urban Street Art: Os Gemeos and Blu Collaborate in Lisbon

There's a lot going on in this collaborative piece by artists Os Gemeos and Blu. If you look closely at the huge mural which covers two sides of a tall building, you'll notice that the man sucking the globe wears a crown adorned with oil company logos. The piece is timely considering what's going on in the Gulf of Mexico. Hopefully that dude with a human slingshot…


Added by Eugene on May 27, 2010 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments


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