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Five local street artists – whose stencils, graffiti and wheatpaste art have been showing up on city walls and alleyways for years – will step out of the shadows and showcase some of their best work.
Here’s a look at the talented Vancouver street artists profiled:
M.W. Bowen lives and works in Vancouver as an illustrator, painter and street artist. His works have a strong element of social commentary and he has a keen ability to question norms and conventions through his art. Says Bowen, “A great deal of art I see in galleries seems to be a winking match between artists and I believe strongly that this kind of work ostricizes the general public. I want to make art that is all-inclusive …”
The Platform Gallery is taking street art to new levels.
The gallery has invited seven Vancouver-based graphic designers to each create a poster based on a famous intersection in the city. This got us thinking about our own take on these well-known crossroads…