Artist pablo delgado s miniature artworks invade east london
Pablo Delgado is a Mexico-born London-based street artist that emerged in 2011 to quickly became a well-known London street artists. Since 2012 he has been decorating East London's street corners with his inventive and humorous miniatures.
His early work consisted of miniature doorways pasted up on the edges of walls. Soon, Pablo began expanding into detailed narratives, meticulously depicting hosts of people, animals and objects in minutia around London.
His style involves taking imagery from mass media or popular culture, stripping it of colour then arranging the tiny figures into surreal scenes and compositions. His style is peculiarly known for the distinctive black shadows cast on the pavement that give a lifelike quality to his work and make them pop off the surface. The scenes themselves appear fantastical, chaotic and seemingly unrelated, but each contain their own narratives and stories that, with the locations, are carefully chosen in order to contribute to the story.
In December 2012, Pablo Delgado painted the Village Underground wall in Shoreditch, London.
In October 2012, Pablo Delgado had his debut solo show. at the Pure Evil Gallery in Shoreditch, London.
In May 2013, Pablo Delgado exhibited at the Dulwich Festival 2013
In September 2013, Pablo Delgado exhibited at the Street Museum of Art, Montreal, Canada
In November 2013, his little artworks were the first commission for the East Wing Biennale at the Courtauld Institute of Art.
In May 2014 Delgado had a solo exhibition entitled Even Less at Howard Griffin Gallery in Shoreditch London. Mr Howard-Griffin explained: “He wanted to make an exhibition that looks as though it isn’t there, so when you walk in it doesn’t look as though there is an exhibition, you see nothing, but when you look around at the details you can see there are narratives and stories going on.”
In February 2015, Delgado opened his first exhibition is the USA at Howard Griffin Gallery Los Angeles