With the death of Muammar Gaddafi and the fall of his repressive regime, there apparently has been a predictable surge in creative energy in Libya. Some of this has been seen in the increased graffiti and street art murals across the county, much of it political and decked out in red, green, and black – the colors of the new Libyan flag. More inspiring images after the jump via Upperspace.
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Mear One has just completed a new silk screen with Modern Multiples, to be released this Friday. It will be a hand separated, nine-color serigraph in an edition of 100, available at 1 pm PST through the Baurmann Gallery, who published the print. The subject is striking yet universal: a triumphant scene of victory as a city square is completely overrun by protesters, drawing upon recent protests in the Middle East, Europe, and the U.S. The scene is triumphant and hopeful, as a helicopter beams […]