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You Gotta See the Before Pic to Really Appreciate This Mural

Artwork by CitéCréation At 40 Boulevard des Canuts in Lyon, France you will find this incredible trompe-l’Å“il mural by the French artist collective, CitéCréation. First completed in 1987, the monumental work has been updated several times since. However, to truly appreciate the impact and difference the mural has made you must see what the wall looked like before the artists gave it, its dramatic face lift. Trompe-l’Å“il (French for “deceive the eye”) is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects exist…

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Artist Transforms Walls Into Giant 3D Specimen Boxes for Butterflies

Mantra is an artist currently based in Metz, France. In an ongoing series of murals, Mantra has been going huge on the sides of buildings, creating 3D specimen boxes for butterflies. The artworks have been popping up around Europe in cities in Spain, Austria and France in the last year alone. To see more artworks by Mantra check him out at the links below! [via Colossal] MANTRAFacebook | Instagram MANTRAFacebook | Instagram MANTRAFacebook | Instagram MANTRAFacebook | Instagram MANTRAFacebook | Instagram MANTRAFacebook | Instagram MANTRAFacebook | Instagram Read more: http://twistedsifter.com/2017/10/3d-butterfly-specimen-boxes-by-mantra/

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