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Street Artist 'Teams Up' With The People Who Destroy His Work To Tell A Story
By Dorothy Tan, 19 Feb 2013
While UK-based street artist Mobstr has interacted with city authorities and the clean-up crews—who paint over his graffiti messages—through his art before, his latest piece “The Story” is the first time that he is actively acknowledging their role in his work.
Using the same “multi-mural style” he is known for, the artist tells a story in parts on a wall—he waits for each sentence to be removed by the “buff-men” before painting the next one.
This piece is a brilliant way of highlighting how the act of removing graffiti can actually contribute to the artistic process—read the entire amazing story below:
[via Visual News]
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