When Graffiti Comes Alive! (15 pieces)

Brazilian Alexandre Orion takes graffiti art to a whole new level when he combines it with photography. Using black latex paint, he paints interesting graffiti pieces and then photographs people as they pass by his work, just going about their daily lives. What follows is a highly creative series that magically brings graffiti alive!

Orion draws inspiration from multitudes; silence and thought; experiences and memories; happiness and suffering.

San Francisco Chronicle calls Orion's art a "distinctive blend of painting and photography" that looks "nothing like the American conception of graffiti art."

Alexandre Orion

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Tags: Alive!, Comes, Graffiti, When, art

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Comment by Alyssa Anda on December 10, 2010 at 12:05am

kudos! This is great! :) I especially like that this needed skill and a distinct creativity. 

Comment by Moe on November 5, 2010 at 2:40am
nice, creative idea, i like that. i will post it on my blog
Comment by kiyoung kang on September 19, 2010 at 10:44am
good idea!!
Comment by frankos on September 12, 2010 at 3:07am
I love the interaction with the environment as that's what makes a city alive! And I hate all standard, steroetype, boring, clean buildings which could be anywhere.
Comment by sAm on September 10, 2010 at 5:12pm
Love the dog and leash and the motorcycle. Clever stuff!
Comment by Stephen M. Barrett on September 10, 2010 at 1:19pm
Very clever and well executed.
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