This Street Artist Creates Large-Scale, Colorful, Kaleidoscopic Murals on the Streets of Brooklyn

Mexican-born street artist Werc Álvarez (a.k.a w3rk) is one of the best street artists in the world right now, and regularly paints large, colorful, kaleidoscopic murals on the streets of Brooklyn. Learn all about what drives the artist to do what he does in this short profile video from our friends at Great Big Story.

Driving […] through the streets of Brooklyn, New York, you can’t miss the visual kaleidoscope of colors, imagery and paint that cover much of the borough. This is the epicenter and birthplace of global street art. One of the more recognizable “canvases” on these streets belongs to Werc , a Mexican-born artist living in New York. His large-scale murals offer a sensation of colors that blend of pre-Columbian natural imagery and contemporary street style. Werc’s art isn’t just eye-popping—it has the power to transform the way we perceive our everyday surroundings.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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