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Thursday, March 23, 2006

Barcelona Artists: Drawings or Photos?

Barcelona Artists: Drawings or Photos?: Click to resize


How many times have you seen these anonymous artists while going for a stroll in big cities like London, Paris, Rome or maybe your own? In Barcelona you may have the chance to have your small photo drawn freehand if you don´t have patience enough to sit and pose while being the center of attention of onlookers. Maybe you are later exhibited in this gallery of famous hollywood actors. Conclusion: Yet another expression of art to enjoy in Las Ramblas.

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9 comments:

  1. Great shot and sketches !!! and love the contrast between b/w and the colour b/ground :)

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  2. Very talented again! Who is the actor in the middle row on the outer right? I think I recognize all the others but with this one I'm not sure...

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  3. Oops, I meant actress not actor...

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  4. wow, these really look like photos, whata great sketch artist!
    Great shot!

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  5. * Fotoaddict: You do? Thanks. It was interesting cause the effect came out without manipulation this time, I guess it was a wrong exposition. Thanks
    * Nicola: Wow, this is difficult. I remember seeing her but not the name, I remembered just one movie! I will try to find out but anyone can give the answer to the quiz here. Be my guest.
    * Cynthia: I wonder how they do that. I have another picture with the artist at work but I liked this one better. Doesn´t it happen to you all that you make several pictures but it is hard to choose one for the blog? Thanks.

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  6. We have these kind of street artists in NYC also, mostly in Central Park and the West Village, I didn't realize they were in Barcelona too, and of course there are the chalk artists who reproduce famous classical paintings on the sidewalks -- you probably have those also...
    L

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  7. That's a really cool photo - love the drawings - amazing, they do look like photos!

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  8. >Hello, Bryan and Lucy,I mentioned big cities in Europe and I forgot to mention the Big Apple or Frisco. Of course you have lots of urban artists and good in fact. Chalk artists I have seen once here but is not that common to see. We have a little bit of everything but not in such large scale. I am glad you came round my place. Thanks
    > Hello Sam it is good you come back. Thanks, I appreciate that you like it. How are things in Montchauvet?

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  9. It's a great thing to see places such wonderful and rare displays of such great drawings. Simply Superb!

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