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While we brought you some exclusive pictures over a year ago (covered), Blu has finally wrapped up his newest piece on the streets of Rome.
Two years in the making, the Italian artist painted this largest and most complex piece to date with this majestic mural showing a series of heads. As usual with the Italian artist, the piece is filled with a million of details and tiny characters which can only be appreciated in the flesh.
This project has been done without any official authorizations and it has been completely self-financed by the Porto Fluviale residents without any institutional support. Porto Fuviale was a big old military warehouse built in 1910, it has been occupied since eleven years by people in need of a house and activists from the “coordinamento cittadino lotta per la casa”.
Continue reading to discover the full piece and check back with us soon for more mural updates from the Maestro Blu!

Rom Levy

About Rom Levy

Rom is the founder & editor in chief of StreetArtNews. In 2009, he launched the ‘StreetArtNews’ website to promote underground art, which widened his scope to work with a larger roster of street artists on events and exhibitions. He is noted as one of the latest figures to help popularize street art and as an authority on the latest trends in urban contemporary art.