Blu’s films are like M.C. Escher on acid. Fascinating as they are creepy to watch, you’ll find his shorts harder to turn away from than a 20 car pile-up. Just to be clear, when I say shorts, I’m talking about his films. Ok? Watch on and be awed.
Many moons ago, when my hair was longer and my eyes were clearer, I was the editor of Australian pop culture magazine, Riot. For one issue, I commissioned an eight page illustration spread from a then little-known Italian artist named Blu. He, instead, created a series of distinctive drawings burnt into panels of wood. It [...]
Unless you’re on drugs, this is nothing like you have seen before. Artist Blu shares his mind boggling, gripping and fantasy-like talent with the world and one of them is called Muto. Combining animation, graffiti and imagination, Muto is something that you will probably never be able to wrap your head around. A word of [...]
Way back when we were wowed by MUTO, an animation done by artist Blu by painting on graffiti-covered walls in Buenos Aires and Baden, Switzerland. His latest, COMBO, a collaboration with David Ellis, is even more impressive, taking advantage of the features of an old courtyard space — pipes, gutters, windows — and even featuring [...]
Street artist Blu is back with a series of new videos highlighting his recent large scale wall art animations, including this one above: painted by Blu in Berlin during November 2008.
We featured a series of guest contributions from iconic street artist Shepard Fairey recently where he wrote about the work of some of his favorite artists, photographers, bands and DJs (Z-Trip, anyone?). Fairey’s iconic image of Barack Obama was featured on the cover of Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year issue, but even before that he was well known as the creator of the ubiquitous Andre The Giant sticker. His posts on Lost At E Minor covered everyone from Judith Supine, to Al Farrow, the Last Shadow Puppets and Blu.