If we’re going to be talking about artists that absolutely thrived in 2018, street artist Tamara Djurovic, best known as Hyuro, and her amazing large-scale wall murals needs to be recognized!
¨O que fica¨( What Remains )- Belo Horizonte, Brazil 2018
The image represents what remains, the emptiness in the face of the loss of every woman who has been confronted with the need of provoking a clandestine abortion. The dress has no end, it continues below the building and it will keep going until this law does not change.
Her work can be seen literally all around the world, from Italy, Spain, Belgium, The Netherlands, all the way to Brazil. She leaves part of herself here and there and I Lobo You is absolutely in love with it. Her contemporary art is a merge of politics with surreal situations, where all feel oddly familiar. Hyuro’s wall murals blend perfectly with the background, like an intimate play where both fit adequately with each other. The graffiti art looks amazing with the rest of the architectural aspects in the surroundings.
¨Patriarcado¨ Vila-Real, Spain 2018
Currently, the Supreme Court in Spain consists of 12 judges, 10 men, and 2 women. The Supreme Court’s Board of Directors is made up of 13 members. All men. The High Court is composed of 79 members, 68 men. This wall is a denunciation of the patriarchal justice of Spain.
Born and raised in the warm and sunny Argentina, the contemporary artist creates beautiful wall murals, paintings, and drawings that artistically leave her imagination and are put into the eyes of the world. Based in Valencia, Spain, her artwork makes her leave her comfort and happy place and explore this earth we live in. France, Italy, and Austria receive the artist with open arms ready to be stunned by her art exhibitions and to feature her on worldwide festivals.
Heerlen, Netherlands 2018
Using the Japanese art practice of repairing broken pottery as a metaphor of life, making the piece even more beautiful than the original, this wall speaks from a more personal perspective about these difficult issues, our sufferings, sorrows, and wounds that we live with over time.
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The perception of her contemporary art is up to the viewer, you just need to get a little creative, but sometimes it doesn’t take that much. The human figure is always the star of her street art, often women, colored in soft colors in not-so-soft situations. Alone or in a group, these “characters” of her mind, leave a very suggestion message. This creative design portrays women in times of oppression, limited to their house, kept in captivation of her own free will and rights, wearing clothes that so suggestively recall to those times.
¨L’Árzdora¨- Cotignola, Italy 2018
For a woman who wanted to compete with men in Romagna, there is a name that still exists, which is “Árzdora”: a woman who wants to go beyond assigned functions in a patriarchal society and show her skills by competing with her husband.
But leaving the patriarchy aspect, gender criticism or anything else related, her work is also very personal and special, sometimes she even portrays her own personal experiences! Her modern art on these wall murals is very special, she uses her paintings to voice those who once couldn’t or nowadays still can’t.