Urban Eulogy

December 2009

EVOL’s cardboard urbanology

Berlin-based artist EVOL creates impossibly realistic paintings of architectural structures. The stencils and the spray paint might be the typecast tools of graffiti writers, but the volume is silenced on ‘street’ art’s self-referential tags. EVOL’s painting reveal not cynical critiques but profound fascination for a city’s narratives.
EVOL, photo by Just
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