These are the top ten best murals of the world created in 2022. The results are based on the yearly awards by Street Art Cities, the world's largest street art community, which invites people to vote for the best mural of the year.Less
Kaspar van Leek and Niels van Swaemen are experts in creating photorealistic paintings and murals with a surreal twist. The two met in 2007 as street artists and founded Studio Giftig, named after their storage room for painting materials. In 2012, they shifted their focus to murals and were commissioned by CVB Ecologistics to paint a mural in Tilburg. The company, founded by Cees van Berkel, collects and processes recyclable waste and turns it into new products like plant pots.
Martín Ron created two murals at National University of Lomas de Zamora to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The works, painted in the Central Library, show daily life for students with details that surprise and move those who see them. The scenes depict a student studying at home and on a bus, with items like notes and alfajores, symbolizing effort, sacrifice and work. You can find the mural of the student on the bus, just outside the library.
For centuries, women in Ondarroa played a key role in village life. This mural honors their legacy and recognizes the importance of their work. Weaving is a symbol of memory, identity and community. The nets woven by the women are not just physical, but also woven with tales and lived stories. The practice of weaving leads to introspection, solidarity and sharing. This mural is a tribute to the hands of many women past and present, creating reality and eroding old stereotypes. An invitation to c
Slim brings us back in time with 'The Punishment', a thought-provoking take on the theme of reconnecting. He uses the childhood punishment of writing 100 times on the blackboard to symbolize the ways we're controlled and directed to conform from a young age. The goal was to instill lessons, but Slim questions its true impact.
Seth is the special guest and designer of this year's "Plein Champ" festival poster. With 6 assistants, he created an eye-catching anamorphic circle displayed on two buildings. Viewed from the right angle, a mysterious gate opens up to reveal a little girl chasing her rabbit, reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland. Seth wants to inspire people to look at the world differently, to see the city in a new way. "I don't want to impose a message, I let people imagine what they want. My goal is to adapt to
In the mural, a common scene is depicted - a group gathers around a tavern table, fixated on something outside of the viewer's view. This piece, created for Futura Tudela, showcases the power of storytelling through art.
A mural was painted for a bakery, with the owner giving the artist complete freedom to design. Facing a kids' playground, the artist created a mural with a joyful child's face. Representing the happiness kids feel towards sweets and bakeries, it brightened up the bakery and drew in customers.
A 14-meter high graffiti artwork on a residential building wall in Lugo by a local artist, and creator of the best mural of 2021, showcases "the most human part" of a Meritorious agent. The piece depicts the agent embracing a child he has just assisted, capturing a heartwarming moment of compassion.
Curated by Progetto Trust, learn from those who are no longer here. Dedicated to her late father, this 4th wall honors his last year spent spreading important & inspiring messages to the world. His mind, and take on life, lives on through this beautiful art piece.
Illumbe Musical Association celebrates it’s 50th anniversary with a musical allegory. A stunning woman, surrounded by red mullets, holds an old steamer emitting smoke, with musical notes composing her body. Located in Casa Ciriza, a historic warehouse in Pasaia, the Association & local citizens push for the building's use as a cultural hub. This work marks a significant step in their efforts.