These Murals are So Intricate That They Appear to Be Photographs

By: Mishal Omar - Sep 15, 2016
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It is not often the case that graffiti is confused for images in real life but Italian artist Jorit Agoch's realistic street portraits are changing that fact.

The artist is able to create large murals on the sides of walls as many others do, but the intensity and intricacy with which he captures his images remains unmatched. Each of the portraits he reveals show people of various ages staring outwards into the street and their faces are so expertly crafted that they almost look real. Each of the portraits appear to have eyes that follow the viewer and aside from their impenetrable stares, what the photos all have in common are the facial shadows or scars that the artist gives his subjects.

These realistic street portraits are able to capture the expressive nature of the human gaze in a poignant way.