These 3D pavement murals of Edgar Mueller are captivating and realistic. They are intriguing to the eye, with its 3D effect challenging our mental acuity towards a personal interpretive appreciation.
Edgar Mueller grew up in the rural city of Straelen on the western edge of Germany. Since 1998, he has held the title of ‘maestro madonnari’ (master street painter), which is a title awarded at the world’s largest street painting festival. It’s called The Grazie Festival held in the small town of Graze Italy.
Mueller decided to devote himself completely to street painting at the age of 25. He travelled all over Europe, making a living with his transitory art. Since being inspired by three-dimensional illusion paintings, he is now pursuing this new art form and creating his own style. He paints over large areas of urban public life and gives them a new appearance, thereby challenging the perceptions of passers-by. He challenges the perceptions of passers-by painting in large areas of urban public spaces and giving them a new appearance. The audience and observer becomes a part of the new scenery. While going about their daily life, people change the painting’s statement just by passing through the scene.
Edgar Müller’s extraordinary art has been widely covered in print and digital media.