Russia is demanding that Bulgaria try harder to prevent vandalism of Soviet monuments, after a monument to Soviet troops in Sofia was spray-painted last year. Grafitti artists transformed the soldiers in the monument into popular superheroes and cartoon characters, including Superman, The Joker, Santa Claus and Ronald McDonald. The Russian Embassy in Bulgaria has issued a note demanding that its former Soviet-era ally clean up the monument in Sofia’s Lozenets district, identify and punish those responsible, and take “exhaustive measures” to prevent similar attacks in the future, the news agency reported.
Martin Ron is one of the pre-eminent street artists in Argentina. He paints hyper realistic surrealist imagery on a huge scale. Upon invitation from Street Art London he travelled to London to participate in our Village Underground Wall Project and over the course of eight days painted a breathtaking mural. Certainly a contender for one of the best ever pieces on this prestigious London wall.
This 38-foot-tall mural of legendary Indiana author Kurt Vonnegut was painted by artist Pamela Bliss as part of the 2012 Super Bowl XLVI public art project. You will find it on Massachusetts Avenue in down-town Indianapolis.