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Bouquet By Jet Martinez At The New Facebook Campus

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The Mexican born, San Francisco-based muralist and painter recently completely one of the prettiest pieces you’ll find at the new Facebook Menlo Park campus. Called Bouquet, it’s a bright, colorful mural that is sure to stop anyone in their tracks.

On a side note, New York Times reported that David Choe, the San Jose, CA-based graffiti artist was paid in stock for creating artwork at the old Facebook headquarter, meaning that when Facebook stock trades publicly later this year, he stands to make an astounding $200 million! Hot damn, him and the Facebook employees have all hit the jackpot.

(My Modern Met)

Floral Murals By Paul Morrison

London-based artist Paul Morrison creates large-scale landscapes like no other. Focusing on floral motifs, the contemporary artist incorporates gigantic compositions of flowers and botanical elements into architectural environments. While most landscape portraits reflect the enormity of man-built structures or the vastness of a natural land, Morrison fills the frame with enormous renditions of plant life in the foreground, leaving the actual landscape in the background.

The artist’s installations generally employ his signature monochromatic scheme, often sticking to a classic black and white configuration. The exceptions are his pieces that blend 24-karat gold leaf with acrylic paints, though he still uses only the colors gold and white. No matter the color scheme, each mural presents a larger-than-life experience in which the spectator can take the time out to appreciate the beauty of botany.

(My Modern Met)

Highly Visual Perspective Of Flowers

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‘Inorganic Flora’ by Japanese artist Macoto Murayama. He first takes a number of photos and sketches of plants from nearly every angle. He then uses an array of digital programs, like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop and even 3-D modeling, to create highly visual works. By highlighting and separating specific pieces of the flora, Murayama wants to show the technical and almost mechanical aspects of these organic organisms.

(My Modern Met)

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