Last updated on February 13th, 2018 at 12:10 pm
Pisica Pătrată x Un-hidden Bucharest Art Toy Grad
A colourful cat is here to light up your inspiration. ⚡ This joyful cat is a 70 x 80 x 112 mm art toy entirely handcrafted by the artist out of wood, then painted in acrylics and protected with lacquer. This small cat will surely make your day better with her smile, as deep inside she’s a lion, shining with all the colours of the Sun! ✨
Alexandru Ciubotariu aka Pisica Pătrată is one of the most acclaimed illustrators and muralists in Romania, and also the founder of the Comic Strip Museum. He constantly works, draws square cats and accepts all sorts of challenges. His street-art works signal forgotten places and inspire dialogue.
Ciubi is one of the artists with whom we lovingly collaborate with interesting results in projects such as CAPITOL Cinema / Summer Theatre and Un-hidden Bucharest. This summer we explored Pisica Pătrată’s universe full of colour and positive messages. It is a multifaceted cat, omnipresent in the local public space, which alerts many marginalized or even avoided subjects.
Un-hidden Bucharest is a cultural project produced by Save or Cancel x feeder.ro, designed as a series of 3 new art interventions and a guided art journey into public space, aiming at humanizing Bucharest and promoting its understanding and exploration through art. The 3 new urban installations/signals at Centrului Național al Dansului București Sala Omnia, Lente, Cinema Marconi, are created by the artists Pisica Pătrată, Skinny Bunny, VJ VLC, Sorina Vazelina & Primitiv Print.
Did you know that…
Grad (toponymy) (Cyrillic: Град) is a Slavic word meaning “town”, “city”, “castle” or “fortified settlement” that appears in numerous Slavic toponyms?
The gradian is a unit of measurement of an angle, equivalent to 1/400 of a turn, 9/10 of a degree, or π/200 of a radian. It is also known as gon (from Greek γωνία/gōnía for angle), grad, or grade. In continental Europe, the French term centigrade was in use for one-hundredth of a grad. This was one reason for the adoption of the term Celsius to replace centigrade as the name of the temperature scale.
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