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Chisel face by Vhils

Photo is © Michael Greenwood. Please ask me if you want to use it.


By far my favourite work at the Cans Festival, Leake Street, Waterloo.

While Banksy et al were great the work by Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto (aka Vhils) is something special. Chiseled into the plaster and bricks this work is part of his Scratching the Surface project.

Destroyed just a few hours after it appeared I'm glad I was able to record it.


This photo is published in Outsiders - Art by People - compiled by Steve Lazarides


Also on the cover of the journal of Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest - June 2012

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Taken on May 3, 2008