A painting that knows no bounds.
Why choose a mural?
Murals are a specific form of art which reflects a strong continuation of architecture and is capable of accomplishing a radically different impact because of its size in comparison to paintings, photographs, or sculpture. A mural placed at the right spot contributes to its architecture, a vital addition to its spatial appearance. It is seamless and has the simplicity of being present.
All artists involved in MURALS Inc. are specialists in their field. Spurred by talent, they are capable of analyzing the specific characteristics of a space, and their metier leads to a distinctive experience. Not just cozy or nice, but original, relevant, unexpected and sparking discussion.
Why pick MURALS Inc.?
A visual artist and an architect found MURALS Inc. Accompanied by longstanding experience and knowledge of both architecture and visual art, makes MURALS Inc. a trustworthy partner. Our spatial ability and expertise in visual art will make sure to offer guidance in how the merging of both, results in an unparalleled ocular experience.
We are familiar with the concerns of the involved parties and will respect them. This understanding will lead to the best possible collaboration and result. MURALS Inc. is most eminently suitable to turn your wish into reality.
On the venue of MURALS Inc, one can find an intertwining of the vivacity of an architectural firm and PHK 18, an art gallery.
You are very welcome to join us for a tour in which you can experience the murals and other forms of art amongst the office spaces yourself.
‘Murals are amongst the oldest artworks ever found on the earth.’
What kind of artwork meets the requirements to be called a mural? What are its visual and technical characteristics? Which materials and which type of surface have to be used to earn the title? Is it paint on a wall? What about on a ceiling? And does it need to be outside on the streets or inside houses?
No consensus exists in the art world what the term mural entails. If we would take the broadest sense of the term, color on any kind of permanent surface. Murals are amongst the oldest artworks ever found on the earth. (read more…..)
Historical text about murals by Maribelle Bierens, External Communication Officer at PHK18, she recently graduated in art history from the University of Amsterdam. She weekly writes a blog about contemporary art, www.questionsandart.com and posts about it on Instagram qandart daily.