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The late, legendary writer and singer Leonard Cohen is being celebrated in a number of ways in Canada. For the one-year anniversary of his death, on November 7, a massive portrait of Cohen painted by El Mac and Gene Pendon was inaugurated in downtown Montreal. About The Mural  Located on Crescent Street in the heart …

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The second installment of the South African Street Artist Sonny’s global mural tour, To The Bone was painted as part of the Cambridge International Street Art Festival in Canada and aims to raise awareness of the brutal trophy hunting of grizzly bears, which may threaten their long-term survival. Although grizzly bears have been saved from the brink of extinction in North America, …

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This is the 22nd year in a row that Under Pressure Festival is held in Montreal from August 9th until 13th. Overview of a festival not like any other. Under Pressure, or UP for those in the know, describes itself as a graffiti festival, but it actually is way more than that. At the beginning, in …

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British Street Artist based in Berlin Sam Worthington aka Wasp Elder, was recently in Canada invited to take part of the Festival Inspire, an international, free, week-long, non-profit street arts festival in the city of Moncton. About The Mural The mural is based on a photography of Molly Muise, who is one of the first Mi‘kmaq …

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Spanish Artist Dulk was in Manitoba (Canada) to paint a mural in “The polar bear capital of the world” Churchill, which is the most remote place the artist has ever painted in. The project was supported by SeaWalls and PangeaSeed Foundation. About The Mural Entitled “The last winter” is about the growing melting of the Arctic, caused by …

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This piece is part of the “Mediocre” series. It’s painted on Chamberclerc, a social housing residence located in the center of Montreal, Canada. Chamberclerc provides housing to people with mental illnesses that have a history with homelessness and drug abuse. The image represented is a portrait of Adrian, one of the tenants who was living …

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Peter Gibson AKA Roadsworth began painting the streets of Montreal in the fall of 2001. Initially, motivated by a desire for more bike paths in the city and a questioning of “car culture” in general, he continued to develop a language around street markings and other elements of the urban landscape, using a primarily stencil …

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