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Guido Van Helten New Mural – Akureyri, Iceland

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September 3, 2014
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After a few days of work, Guido Van Helten just wrapped up this new piece for the Akureyrarvaka culture festival 2014 on the streets of Akureyri in Iceland.

After a few days of work, Guido Van Helten just wrapped up this new piece for the Akureyrarvaka culture festival 2014 on the streets of Akureyri in Iceland.
Guido paints deeply nostalgic pieces. Working from photographic references that are culturally specific he creates delicate vintage portraits that have a deeply sentimental quality. The image is portrait of ‘Sia’ who had passed away in 2010 in Akureyri. This piece was painted from an image found in the town’s archives of Sia at a young age.
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