Mural Intervention: ‘Graffuturiste’ | Art Basel:MIAMI with MTN Colors

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‘Graffuturiste’ or ‘Timeless’

Miami, Florida during Art Basel|Miami

Spray paint, Laytex paint & bitumen on cinderblock and plaster

Wynwood District

December 2011

 Photo: Mike Cuff/Warholian

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 MTNCOLORS presents site specific mural installations in the Wynwood Arts District at the Kohn Compound during Art Basel Miami 2011

 

 

MTN colors @ The Kohn Compound

219 NW 24th St

 

Key notes to the mural:

 

01. The point here was to reproduce the energy and direction of some of my recent studio paintings in a large scale format.

02. The ‘teeter effect’ or ’tilt’ of the overall composition leads to an off-centering that gives the idea of movement.

03. The earth tone palette is not a new concept for me, but due to the bright and vibrant murals throughout the compound, it makes the subtleness of this piece shine in contrast.

04. Both assisted straight lines ( straight edge and/or masking tape) and traditional manuel lines are executed in order to keep balance. The larger circles were assisted with the help of a center point. The smaller arch and circles were completed manually.

05. The majority of the left side of the mural was completed before I finalized the right side.

06. The majority of the mural was painted in one day. The following 4 days consisted of clean up, fine tuning and adjustments.

 

 

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