wheatpaste residue

25Jul11

Here’s a street art sample from Prague to start the week. The ghostly absence of detail within the figure-outline caught my eye. Even though the original paper was clearly removed, something is beautiful about the empty space that stayed. What’s left is an intriguing instance of an artwork taking on a new form (perhaps meaning, too) than was originally intended by the artist, even with notions of ephemeral art.

Here is a closer view:

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