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Iryna Kanishcheva


“Weird Tales” echoes the meaning of the fictitious artistic name Interesni Kazki, for those who understand Ukrainian and familiar with the work of the famous duo. Initially formed by the duo Waone and Aec, Interesni Kazki translates to Interesting Fairy Tales. After over 15 years of collaborative work, the duo split up. Both artists are …

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Represented by numerous of independent galleries and museums devoted to such big artists as surrealist Salvador Dalí and glass artist Dale Chihuly, rank St. Petersburg, FL as one of the most attractive art destinations. Museum on the streets where everybody can see work of Internationally accomplished artists for free, SHINE St. Petersburg Mural Festival, even …

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Iryna Kanishcheva was born and raised in Ukraine where she had a successful career working in the pharmaceutical sector. She completely changed her focus when she moved to the USA in 2013. Iryna founded and curated the first urban art project in North Florida, 352walls, and was awarded the 2015 “Public Art Award”. IN 2016 she co-founded and …

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What is the best way to see New York you have never seen before? The capital of graffiti has developed a lot in this contemporary art form for the last 30 years. Plenty of artists from around the world created murals in New York and the surrounding areas. Some linger on, while others vanish as …

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The Swiss duo NEVERCREW recently visited the historic city Kiev to add to the ever-growing culture of vibrant street-art that’s developed over the last few years. Through the Art United Us project, their recent mural “Encumbering Machine” is a marvelous and compelling addition to the Ukrainian capital’s booming urban art district.  About The Mural In a …

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Spanish artist XAV was invited to paint his largest mural to date in Kiev (Ukraine) by Art United Us. Due to Racism the artist was forced to stop for a few days, with keeping in mind that this mural was the last mural Art United Us hosted before this initiative concluded.  About The Mural The …

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Italian artist Fabio Petani just painted a new mural in Kiev honoring Ukraine. The mural was part of the international project Art United Us and was curated by Geo Leros and Iryna Kanishcheva. About The Mural Originally titled ‘флуор‘ (meaning Fluorine), Fabio Petani’s mural is composed by two conceptual parts which refer to two elements : …

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The Ukrainian art initiative Art United Us kicks off its second year with a mural by Russian Artist Rustam QBic in Kiev, Ukraine. This is Rustam’s second mural for Art United Us. About The Mural Entitled “The Boy And The Sea” the mural depicts a boy sitting on the beach during sunset holding a brush, and beside …

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Shadow by Rachel Sommer

American artist Rachel Sommer just finished her last piece in Gainesville, Florida, for the Grove Street Neighborhood. About The Mural “Shadow” is the title of the last piece realized by the artist Rachel Sommer. The mural depicts a dancer with a cage as a head surrounded by two birds flying around. The meaning of this …

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Jacksonville-based artist Nicole Holderbaum aka Nico just realized a new piece for the Grove Street Neighborhood in Gainesville, Florida. About The Mural “Soulful Words: Speak Now!” is the title of the new mural painted by Nicole “Nico” Holderbaum and her collaborator, Martin Torres. The theme is Love, as it relates to every one of us …

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Miami-based artist Ruben Ubiera was invited last month by Iryna Kanishcheva to paint a life-size whale mural for the Grove Street Neighborhood in Gainesville, Florida. About The Mural In this mural the artist depicts a life-size whale away from the ocean, apparently dead and deteriorating, with a couple of vultures feeding off of its meat and sunflowers …

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Baltimore-based artist Gaia just painted a new mural in Gainesville for the Grove Street Neighborhood, a community project that aims to beautify and revitalize the historic city of Gainesville, Florida. ABOUT THE MURAL Gaia was invited to paint in virtual reality for Changeville: Gainesville’s Social Change Festival. Once there, he accept the opportunity, given by the …

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