Street Artist Vhils on His Iconic Art Style and Creative Process

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This week on My Modern Met's Top Artist Podcast, we talk with street artist Alexandre Farto, also known as Vhils. Known for his groundbreaking carving and explosive street art, Vhils has made a name for himself by revealing thoughtful narratives behind city life. His work reimagines the role of graffiti as a method of reckoning with our past and celebrating our shared history.

See some of the artwork we discuss on the Top Artist Instagram

Follow Vhils' work on his website, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Weibo.

Read more about Vhils' work and the projects we discuss:

Vhils Pays Tribute to Healthcare Workers by Chiseling Portraits Into Hospital Wall

Vhils’ Giant Chiseled Street Art Gets Two Simultaneous Gallery Exhibitions in Paris

Extraordinary Street Art Collaboration by Pixel Pancho and Vhils

Amazingly Detailed Chiseled Cork Sculpture by Vhils

New Portraits Chiseled Out of Walls by Vhils

Explosive Street Art by Vhils

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