Painted Street Carpets Connect Modern Cities to Ancient Ornamentation by Arthur-Louis Ignoré – Colossal


Arthur-Louis Ignoré also known as Ali, paints white patterned carpets on public sidewalks and passageways in cities across the world, including recent installations throughout France and Finland. The works are inspired by both geometric and botanical patterns found in ancient ornamentation from a wide range of cultural contexts. By combining the patterns into public works, he showcases the diversity found in our modern cities while providing a domestic aesthetic that contrasts the often brutalist feel of urban environments.[…]

Source: Painted Street Carpets Connect Modern Cities to Ancient Ornamentation by Arthur-Louis Ignoré

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