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Thomas Kuriatko Brings Out Seedier Sides of a Metropolis

By: Jason Soy - Published: Sep 8, 2011 • References: illustrationroom.au and behance.net
Most readers will want to visit these three amazing cities after staring at the Thomas Kuriatko illustrations. Using vector images to depict the awesome cities of Tokyo, Las Vegas and Munich, Kuriatko captures the supercharged energy and visual aesthetic of each respective metropolitan culture.

Thomas Kuriatko is from Munich, Germany, and many of his other art pieces also utilize this gritty style of imagery that’s reminiscent of a Queens of the Stone Age video. Here’s hoping he adds New York and Toronto to this sick collection.

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