• A Neoclassical Girl Towers Over Memphis in a Seven-Story Wheatpaste by Julien de Casabianca

    2 monthes ago - By Colossal

    Artist Julien de Casabianca is known for wheatpasting subjects from famous paintings onto public infrastructure as part of his ongoing Outings Project. Last month the French artist was invited to present a monumental installation at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Tennessee alongside an exhibition and workshop. De Casabianca's seven-story mural features a melancholic girl pulled from William-Adolphe Bouguereau's 1886 neoclassical painting “Au pied de la falaise,” which is included in the museum's collection.
    Like his previous interventions, de Casabianca wanted to give the subject a...
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