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Kevin Ledo – November 15th, 1978 – lives and works in Montreal, Canada. Ledo finished his studies of Illustration and Design at Dawson College in 1999, and since then his artistic practice has crossed back and forth through the boundaries of mural, street art, fine art, and art installation, focusing on the human form interlaced …

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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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Whether you call him Earth Crusher, Dré or simply Marc-André, for his friends, this man is one of the must-know artists on the Montreal scene. Earth Crusher is a character.  An immoral character created by the Montréal artist Dré. A pure invention. It represents the unscrupulous capitalist, shameless, imbued with itself, for whom the EARTH …

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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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On February 4, Dodo Ose, a French artist based in Montreal (Canada) and a member of the collective A’Shop, painted the famous Le MUR Oberkampf in Paris for its 227th edition. About The Mural  On a usual black background, Dodo Ose painted a light and hazy layer of red and blue. Then he added a fragmented …

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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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