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Amazing 3D artist ? creates mind blowing street art

Amazing 3D artist ? creates mind blowing street art
Source: Leon Keer

Leon Keer is a Dutch pop-surrealist artist. He creates his work on canvas and on the streets across the world, and is a leading artist in anamorphic street art.

Leon generally paints contemporary themes which involve environmental concerns

Leon Keer’s art has been showcased in Europe, the United States, Russia, Mexico, the United Arab Emirates, Australia, New Zealand, and several Asian countries. He generally paints contemporary themes which involve environmental concerns and raise questions about the livability in this world.

Leon Keer designs and creates 2-D, 3-D and 4-D street art in the Netherlands and abroad In addition to using optical illusion, he often presents his art by adding new technologies, such as augmented reality and video mapping. Source: BrightVibes
This 3D streetpainting in Alphen aan de Rijn looks good enough to dive in.
3D Art swimming pool: no diving! This 3D streetpainting in Alphen aan de Rijn looks good enough to dive in. Source: streetpainting3d.com

A message seems to be present in Leon Keer’s work

Leon Keer learned to paint through designing and producing large advertising murals for multinationals such as Coca-Cola. He has executed commissions in Europe, The United States, The United Arabic Emirates and Australia and several Asian countries. His knowledge of materials, acquired by painting on all kinds of foundations for his clients, led to an interest in experimenting with materials and techniques.

A message seems to be present in his work. Current issues are reviewed, such as current environmental concerns and the livability of this world. The artist observes great impotence and with that a certain degree of indifference from the individual. Leon Keer is constantly aware of the beautiful versus the ugly, a contrast that he expresses and amplifies in his work and which he uses as a metaphor for life.

His paintings reflect his thoughts, confronting the viewer with the diseased spirit of our times, visible decay counter-pointing a timeless longing for unspoiled beauty. Leon Keer works with a mixture of techniques, uses a rich variety of materials, ranging from professional acrylic paints to adhesives, solvents, primers and tar. His subjects and images are entirely contemporary: they could be freeze frames from a video clip.

See an example of anamorphic painting in the following video.
Source: leonkeer.com

Anamorphic painting at Dubai Canvas 2017 The appearance is a 3D mural painting combined with 3D anamorphic techniques on the floor representing a stack of pimped toy cars still in their boxes, ready to be approached and played with by the audience. Source: streetpainting3d.com

Street Art

During his career Leon Keer often presented his art by live-action-painting performances. His ability of performing as a street painter, lets him share the joy of painting with the public. At this moment Leon Keer is a world leading artist in the anamorphic street art. The 3d street paintings are temporary but the images are shared via social media all over the world. Check out his Facebook page.

Gummy bears gather around their just deceased green friend. Anamorphic painting on the Valetta waterfront.
3d street art by Leon Keer at Malta Streetart Festival Gummy bears gather around their just deceased green friend. Anamorphic painting on the Valetta waterfront. Source: streetpainting3d.com
Leon says: ‘Every street art piece is unique and belongs to the street and its residents, the temporary fact about this artform strengthens its existence’.
“Every street art piece is unique and belongs to the street and its residents.” Leon says: ‘Every street art piece is unique and belongs to the street and its residents, the temporary fact about this artform strengthens its existence’. Source: streetpainting3d.com
The same gummy bears at street level. To see the 3d street painting from the right viewing point you should look at it from the upper street level around 10 meters higher.
Playing tricks on the eye The same gummy bears at street level. To see the 3d street painting from the right viewing point you should look at it from the upper street level around 10 meters higher. Source: streetpainting3d.com
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