Well, ok, not real penguins, but urban ones!
The Milanese street artist Pao is famous for spray-painting adorable little blue penguins all over Milan. The dome-shaped cement blocks, used for keeping cars from driving up on the sidewalk (even though Italians find a way up on them anyway), are transformed into something much cuter!
The penguins have become considered Pao’s “classic” street art examples, at least in my mind, but he also does other characters and forms of art like paintings, sculptures, and graffiti murals.
I really enjoy seeing Pao’s artwork all over town, and I’ve even picked up a mini penguin replica for my apartment. I think it’s fun and colorful, plus I’m supporting local art!
I’m curious to know which of the 4 Pao creations above, you guys think is the best one. My vote def goes to Penguin! Let me know in the survey here below!