Vhils

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Who is Vhils?

Left: Vhils at work in Hong Kong | Right: Work in Hong Kong, China (Photo: Fernando Guerra) One of the top street artists today, Alexandre Farto, better known as Vhils, is continuing to evolve and push his trademark style.

Who is David Vhils and where does he live?

He studied at the Byam Shaw School of Art in London. Vhils lives and works in London and Lisbon. He gained prominence when his work of a face carved into a wall appeared alongside a picture by street artist Banksy at the Cans Festival in London in 2008.

What is Vhils doing in Luxembourg?

Luxembourg Freeport, an art storage facility opened in 2014, includes a large mural by Vhils, etched into one of the atrium concrete walls. Vhils has taken to several places of the world, trying to reveal the stories inside the walls. ^ Street artisy Vhils carves wall structures.

Why does Vhils believe change is necessary?

He believes change is necessary to communicate with the mass public, and this includes society. Vhils currently lives and works in London and Lisbon.

Who is visual Vhils?

Vhils (born 1987) is the tag name of Portuguese graffiti and street artist Alexandre Manuel Dias Farto . Alexandre Farto was born in Portugal in 1987. He studied at the Byam Shaw School of Art in London. Vhils lives and works in London and Lisbon.

How did Vhils start his art career?

Alexandre Farto, aka Vhils, is considered one of the top urban artists in the world. Like many street artists, he started out painting illegal graffiti back when he was 13. But by the age of 16, the Portuguese artist was already questioning what he was doing and looking for his signature style.

How did Vhils carve the walls of Lisbon?

So using hammers, chisels, knives and even explosives, Vhils began to etch and carve his art onto the walls of Lisbon. “I would go and break the wall, extracting and exposing the layers that were inside of the city in a way.”

Who is David Vhils and where does he live?

He studied at the Byam Shaw School of Art in London. Vhils lives and works in London and Lisbon. He gained prominence when his work of a face carved into a wall appeared alongside a picture by street artist Banksy at the Cans Festival in London in 2008.

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