Painted Street Carpets Connect Modern Cities to Ancient Ornamentation by Arthur-Louis Ignore (8 pics)




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Arthur-Louis Ignore , also known as Ali, paints white patterned carpets on public sidewalks and passageways in cities across the world, including recent installations throughout France and Finland. The works are inspired by both geometric and botanical patterns found in ancient ornamentation from a wide range of cultural contexts. By combining the patterns into public works, he showcases the diversity found in our modern cities while providing a domestic aesthetic that contrasts the often brutalist feel of urban environments.

Currently the artist lives in Rennes, France, where a few years ago he painted his largest installation to date. The 10,000-square-foot mandala was painted on the roof of the Social Welfare Family Allowance building, and visually created links between works Ali produced in both Montreal and New York City. You can see more of his painted carpet installations on Instagram and Behance .

Painted Street Carpets Connect Modern Cities to Ancient Ornamentation by Arthur-Louis Ignore

Painted Street Carpets Connect Modern Cities to Ancient Ornamentation by Arthur-Louis Ignore

Painted Street Carpets Connect Modern Cities to Ancient Ornamentation by Arthur-Louis Ignore

Painted Street Carpets Connect Modern Cities to Ancient Ornamentation by Arthur-Louis Ignore

Painted Street Carpets Connect Modern Cities to Ancient Ornamentation by Arthur-Louis Ignore

Painted Street Carpets Connect Modern Cities to Ancient Ornamentation by Arthur-Louis Ignore

Painted Street Carpets Connect Modern Cities to Ancient Ornamentation by Arthur-Louis Ignore




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