• Lush Tropical Plants Sprout from Brightly Colored Murals by Thiago Mazza

    4 days ago - By Colossal

    Lisbon. All images © Thiago Mazza, shared with permission
    In his brilliantly hued murals, Brazilian artist Thiago Mazza recreates the dense foliage and thick, fleshy petals he encounters in tropical forests and other verdant areas. Prickly thistles, striped leaves, and seemingly endless varieties of flowers spring up in wild masses that crawl down sidewalks and engulf entire buildings.
    In a note to Colossal, Mazza shares that all of his large-scale projects start with a carefully arranged photograph of the flora he finds during his forest excursions. “When I photograph the compositions...
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