Artist Retrospective: DALeast
June 17, 2021
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DALeas, born in 1984 in Wuhan, China, is a prolific, multi-faceted artist known for his unusual paintings of animals. He has been making art since he was three and studied Sculpture at the Institute of Fine Arts. He was fascinated by every form of art and worked on everything – painting, sculpture, installations, synchronizing performance, and digital…
15 Striking Animal Street Art Murals
May 15, 2020
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The animal kingdom have been a source of inspiration for many artists. Through reintroducing nature with the urban landscape, we get to rediscover our environment. From raising awareness about animal rights to just simply appreciating the beauty of the creatures, there are a lot of themes found in animal-inspired street art. Whether it is a whimsical…
“Asteroid RS” DALeast Limited Edition Print – November 7th
November 7, 2019
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Our friend DALeast will be releasing a brand new print today with the good people from Hashimoto Contemporary. DALeast utilizes acrylic paint and ink to create swirling ribbons of lines which are built up to create the animal figures. In addition to works on canvas that were displayed at the exhibition, the artist created a…
DALeast creates a “Phoenix” in Penang, Malaysia
November 16, 2015
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DALeast was recently invited by the Urban Xchange Festival in Penang, Malaysia to exercise his skills on the side of a large building close to the Hin Bus Depot.Working up high on his cherry picker, the Chinese artist spent a few days under the scorching heat to create a beautiful Phoenix painted using his signature…
DALeast creates a new piece in Copenhagen, Denmark
June 12, 2015
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DALeast is currently in Denmark where he was invited to work on a large new building for the Outdoor Surface Project curated by Danish photographer Søren Solkær.It took a few days for the Chinese muralist to create this outstanding depiction of a giant rusted eagle which was painted using his signature energetic line-work.Take a look…
Coverage: “Main Street” @ Rabat’s Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art
May 21, 2015
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If you are reading this and have a trip planned to Morocco before next December, you’r in for a treat! The Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art is currently hosting the “Main Street” exhibition which is featuring some of your favorite street artists!Curated by Nicolas Couturieux, the lineup of participating artist includes C215, Case…
DALeast creates a new mural in Papeete, Tahiti
May 13, 2015
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DALeast recently spent some time on the paradisiac island of Tahiti where he was invited to paint for the Ono’U Street Art Festival. Painting on the streets of Tahiti, the Chinese street artist brought to life some of his signature imagery for the locals to enjoy. This stunning artwork shows a massive eagle which has…
DALeast creates a new mural for Public ’15 in Perth, Australia
April 28, 2015
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Chinese muralist DALeast was part of this year’s lineup for the excellent Public ’15 Street Art Festival which was held on the streets of Perth in Australia.It took about a week for DAL to wrap up this massive street piece which is featuring his energetic and unique line-based imagery.Hit the jump for a closer look…
DalEast paints a new mural in San Diego, USA
November 25, 2014
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DalEast recently stopped in San Diego for Pangeaseed’s Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans project. Invited to create one of his signature murals for their worthy cause, Chinese artist created this piece in East Village district of San Diego, California. With organization’s main goal in mind, rising awareness about conservation and preservation of sharks and other marine species,…
DALeast creates a new mural for Urban Forms in Lodz, Poland
October 9, 2014
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DALeast is currently in Eastern Europe where he was invited by Urban Forms to paint on the streets of Lodz in Poland.As usual with the Chinese street artist, he quickly painted an impressive and gigantic mural featuring his energetic and unique line-based imagery. The giant deer has its inner body transforming into roots for the birds…