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A Photo of public art by graphic artist "Blub" in Florence, Italy

Weekly Gem # 36 Swimming in art

Published 8/29/2015

Location:   This 'hidden gem' is in Florence, Italy (see Clue Me! Map ).  And as noted, this is just one of several examples of Blub's art that can be seen around town if you keep your eyes peeled.  As far as we know, Blub's true identity remains unknown.

Clue

Swimming in art

Description

Look for graffiti from Florentine graphic artist "Blub" scattered throughout the city. They depict famous people (like Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso, and Christ for example) wearing snorkeling goggles.

Why It's Interesting

Interesting slice of contemporary and edgy art to contrast the more traditional and historic Renaissance art if the city.