German street artist Evol transformsunwanted urban surfaces into miniaturelifelike buildings.The artist uses complicated stencils to quicklytransform powerboxes, and other worn urbansurfaces into miniature apartment buildings orother structures. By drawing tiny balconies andsatellite dishes onto the side of an electricalbox, he is able to turn it into a realistic tinyskyscraper.EVOL’s works are so precise that, when you’reglancing at photographs, it sometimes mightbe hard to tell that you’re not looking atpictures of real buildings.The artist creates miniature buildings withindifferent cities and has even beencommissioned to do installations in galleries
The first UK exhibition of Berlin-based artist Evol is being staged at the ‘Pictures On Walls’ gallery in Shoreditch, east London from the 2nd December 2012‘There Goes The Neighbourhood’8 colour hand-pulled screen print on recycled 280gsm eco board
EVOL, "Chausseestrasse", 2011 Spray paint and stencil on cardboard, 63 x 92 cm Private Collection, USAPlaying with the notion of low-income housing and the theme of the discarded andunwanted, Evol also uses "the cheapest and most used" material consisting of oldscraps and bits of cardboard for his canvases, creating photo-realistic paintings.
EVOL, "Wedding (3312ZMC0002/10022)", 2011Spray paint and stencil on cardboard, 100 x 75 cmPrivate collection, USAEVOL, LICHTENRADER 32spraypaint oncardboard, 60 x 40 cm
EVOL, "WALL FLOWER", 2009spray paint on cardboard, 68 x 54cm
Heights As a form you are goingGroup 1 to create a large scale cityscape. Like Evol, your30cm – 40cm canvas is going to be old pieces of cardboard.Group 2 You will all be creatingBetween 20cm -25cm one building each. Depending what number you have will determineGroup 3 the height of your10cm -15cm building.
Name: Form:The Artist1.What materials does he use in his Art work?2.Where does he come from?3.When and where is his next exhibition going to be held?Collaborative project1.What does collaborative mean?2.What have you created this lesson?3.What is your target for next lesson?
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