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‘My unknown enemy, my loyal friend’

By Dublin street artist Canvaz

Part of the #onewall project at Urban Nation Berlin. Other artists taking part included Nick Walker, Alo, and JeffSoto.

Canvaz

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Back on the street.

A fresh possibly Ferguson-related work.

Canvaz writes:

“It’s been great to finally escape the studio & go painting outside. The new piece is Dancing in the Tear Gas and is on Grand Canal Dock across from the U2 production building.”

Canvaz (facebook)

1392044_10151679152747447_1296338448_nA preview of new work from Canvaz.

He writes:

These are commissions for IDA {Dublin] web-summit founders events taking place tonight. This series of paintings draws on Ireland’s rich culture of history and tradition. The format pays homage to the strong tradition of innovation & craftsmanship, in this instance the stained glass tradition. The pieces reference Ireland’s more recent history and hope for the future, with the elements reaching from darkness to light with a modern interpretation of the traditional Legend of the Children of Lir returning from exile to their homeland…

 

Canvaz (Facebook)

nunscanvazcanvaz2A wraparound work in progress on a derelict house on Killiney Hill, Co Dublin.

Street artist CANVAZ pays homage to Irish artist William John Leech’s painting (top) of a novice nun in ‘A Convent Garden, Brittany’ (1913).

Of the novice CANVAZ sez:

She is hypnotised by nature & caring for little else in the world. It’s great being a nun. Always has been…

A Convent Garden, Brittany (NationalGallery.ie)

adLiffey Street, Dublin.

Street artist Canvaz writes:

Wouldn’t it be nice to get a break from constant marketing? These blinds allow passer by to have an ad break

 

Pic via Sean Earley

Canvaz (Facebook)

Unkle Dave writes:

This was spotted by Lusciousblopster yesterday evening at the site of the former future Anglo Irish Bank HQ on North Wall Quay [Dublin], part of CANVAZ’s latest series of paste-ups, “We Are All Clowns Now”.