New Book Collects ROA’s Black-and-White Creatures in Photographs from Around the World


Those unable to experience the black-and-white murals of Belgian artist ROA (previously) in person can admire photographs of his works in the recently published Codex. Released by Lannoo Publishers, the 352-page book contains four chapters centered on Eurasia, Africa, America, and Oceania, regions where ROA’s depictions of local animals blanket building walls. The photographs portray a snake wound around itself, six different species perched on vertical ledges, and an alligator on its back with its tail scaling a fire escape.

ROA works directly on the building, foregoing sketches and projections, and uses the architecture to inform the ways he paints birds, rodents, and other native creatures. Captivated by anatomy, the artist attempts to animate his paintings,[…]

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Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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1 Response to New Book Collects ROA’s Black-and-White Creatures in Photographs from Around the World

  1. pedrol says:

    gosh!! those works are all so real!!!! incredible!! thanks for sharing 🙂 PedroL

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