Street artist Escif ((before) uses muted color palettes and simple motifs to transform walls around his hometown of Valencia and other locations across Europe into astute reflections on capitalism, politics and society. He paints sparse scenes and objects with connections to their surroundings and current events, often relying on humor and wit to convey an underlying message. Although the Spanish artist has been working on drawings in his studio with his two-year-old son for much of the past year, his more recent works of art include a brick smashing an already damaged window, a military officer armed with a vaccine like a bazooka and a touching homage to the deceased street artist Hyurowho died last November.
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