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"Embrace for Landing” by D*FACE in Gothenburg, Sweden

"Embrace for Landing” by D*FACE in Gothenburg, Sweden

British artist D*Face’s recent work was unveiled in Gothenburg, Sweden, as part of the city’s 400th anniversary last May 31st. Urban art organization Artscape, curator of the mural, believes this is addition to the region’s ever expanding collection of international street art. Amidst the covid lockdowns and restrictions, urban art organisation Artscape has managed to gather some of the world’s top street artists to Sweden to make their mark. Last month nine artists were invited to Gothenburg as part of the city celebrating 400 years. Among them was street art veteran D*Face, who was asked to create a mural on the international airport of Landvetter.

"2021 has been another tough year for cultural events. Being able to present a brand new public mural by international heavyweight D*Face feels amazing." - Artscape’s cofounder Daniel Wakeham

London based artist D*Face has been producing pop and punk art inspired works of art since the late 90’s and has set the pace for the urban art movement both in his hometown and globally. His works have been exhibited from Reykjavik to Taipei. His latest mural “Embrace for Landing” faces the main entrance at Landvetter airport, welcoming all travelers on arrival. A couple is shown, held in an embrace and mysteriously looking out into the distance, painted in D*Face’s signature style.

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