CANADA: Streetart Montréal – Colourful Art Duo – JASMIN GUÉRARD ALIE & SIMON BACHAND – ART DU COMMUN

Since many years the two muralists JASMIN GUÉRARD ALIE and SIMON BACHAND are colourfully decorating the streets of Montréal. Together they form the artist duo called ART DU COMMUN and create fantastic artworks often with a special meaning to the neighbourhood and to the history of the place. In their murals the two artists combine in an interersting way history with modern art and urbanism, as well they usually involve other artists. Besides the art stuff, they are connectors and supporters of the communities, they do projects with locals and they make memorial murals to preserve the past for the future.

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CANADA: Artist Maxilie Martel – MONO SOURCIL – Lovely Monster Murals and Diverse Character Universe

The fantastic artist MAXILIE MARTEL aka MONO SOURCIL from Montreal embellishes huge walls and facades in urban areas with her colorful and comiclike murals filled with weird and funny-scary characters. She started with small stickers and initially drew mainly business people in stress mode. At some point the figures became more and more oblique, the works of art bigger and bigger. Still her trademark is the “uni-brow”, which appears continously on her artworks and also reflects the meaning of the name. Mono Sourcil means uni-brow.

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CANADA: Beaming Graffiti and glowing Cartoon Characters – Fantastic artist WÜNA

Today we introduce you to an awesome artist of the spray can. She originally comes from Toulouse in France, but is now based in Montreal, Canada, and beautifies the urban walls around the city and actually the whole country. This article is about the fantastic WÜNA, her art and her projects. In WÜNA’s works of art you can always find elements from comics, funny colorful characters. The lettering is just as intense and colorful. Cartoons and comics are important components of her art, as are the refreshing colors and energy that her works of art reflect.

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CANADA: Streetart Montréal – Laurent Gascon’s fabulous Mosaic Series – Canada’s Finest

In his art LAURENT GASCON has managed to combine the two areas of ceramics and urban art and creates urban ceramic art or street mosaics, so to speak. He did his first objects in the Dominican Republic in 2000, the first mosaic mural in Montréal was done in 2009. During the years many special artworks dedicated to famous Canadian icons from the art and culture scene like singers, actors, writers or humorists followed. Here we have gathered the 13 existing pieces of this great series in Montréal.

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CANADA: Creator, Curator and City Transformer – MU Montréal

MU’s mission is to beautify the city of Montreal by creating murals that are anchored in local communities. At the heart of its approach is the desire to see and experience art on a daily basis, to trigger a social transformation and to turn Montreal into an open-air art MUseum where art and citizens meet. Check out the article and collected artworks curated by MU.

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