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Absurd and Unfortunate Eventualities Unfold in Levalet’s Web site-Particular Road Artwork

Absurd and Unfortunate Eventualities Unfold in Levalet’s Web site-Particular Road Artwork

Absurd and Unlucky Scenarios Unfold in Levalet’s Site-Specific Street Art



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March 14, 2022

Grace Ebert

All photos © Levalet, shared with permission

French artist Charles Leval, who works as Levalet (beforehand), is attuned with the nonsensical and hapless, which he interprets into intelligent site-specific works in craft paper and India ink. Typically constructed off of public structure like home windows and sidewalks, his streetside wheatpastes both typify a foul day or discover humor within the odd and absurd: new works function an offended pack of canines, a development employee planting an already blooming flower in concrete, and a golfer placing right into a drainpipe. Levalet’s characters are typically life-sized and depicted with earnest expressions that seize their unwarranted focus or shock at a scenario gone awry.

Presently, the artist is including to his narrative-based Odyssée challenge and can open a solo present at Dorothy Circus in London on March 25. Till then, discover extra of his works on Instagram, and decide up a print from his store

 

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#road artwork
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