Oscar San Miguel Erice, aka Okuda, is responsible for fill with color the streets of Spain. Born in 1980 in Santander, the artist studied Fine Arts at the Complutense University of Madrid, the city where he now lives. Since 1997 his work was visible in abandoned factories and roads of the city of Santander, where he is very popular. Since 2009 he became internationally known thanks to the tour of “AMI Project”. His work is characterized by the use of multicolored geometric shapes and patterns that contrast with gray or ocher of the buildings or walls. Some critics have pointed out that the artist’s work could be classified as pop surrealism. His works expose issues like the universe, infinity, the meaning of life, or political and social themes. He has continuously emphasized the conflict between modernity and our roots.

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