Icy and Sot

By: Kitty

Jun 19 2013

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Category: graffiti, photo, photography

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Aperture:f/11
Focal Length:28mm
ISO:100
Shutter:1/320 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Downtown Austin

I spotted this graffiti on a wall outdoors. It appears to be a little boy putting temporary (kid) tattoos on his arm. I like that the tattoos are juvenile: a little girl on his upper arm; a seahorse and jumping dolphins a little lower. His posture, facial expression and clothing are grown up, though. I love that contrast as well as the idea of permanence or lack of it since the artwork itself is peeling.
When I first saw it, I thought the kid was peeling himself off the wall. It is signed Icy and Sot, who I looked up and found to be a couple of stencil artists from Iran.

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