Portrait of Yuri Gagarin graffiti adorned the facade of a multi-storey residential building in Ufa
Portrait of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin decorated the facade of 5-storey residential building in the main street of Ufa, named in honor of the legendary Soviet cosmonaut. As told Itar-Tass in the city hall, today drawing a 7 by 9 m completely covered the lateral end of the house.
"The sketch was borrowed from the American artist Tyler Jacobson —noted at City Hall.— Drawing on the wall caused by a projector which has been installed on the balcony of the house opposite, and local artists Oleg Kaybishev and Artur Lukyanov circled projected on the wall contours. This part of the work had to do at night. Happy carried out in different parts. "
The creative urge young Ufa artists townspeople appreciated. The project blown social network, which is now rapidly decide on the future location of the next art object.
First carry out a modification of an art houses in Ufa began early in the year, when an unusual portrait up on the wall of the 11-storey residential building in the street Mushnikova. Graffiti depicting mother and child, symbolizing the unbreakable bond of man and nature, performed the 19-year-old student of art-graphic faculty of the Bashkir State Pedagogical UniversityPaul Dorofeyev.
As stated in the mayor’s office, as an experiment in the city continue to work on the artistic renovation of buildings. In 2013 it is planned to decorate the iconic portraits of a number of houses.
Since 2004, Ufa drawing competition held annually in the style of graffiti, which aims — to save the facades of houses and buildings from damage arbitrary inscriptions and drawings. The object of creative artists are garages, fences, fencing container yards. Each year, select a particular theme drawings.