Thrashbird is an LA-based street artist, best known for his stencils and paintings that he usually creates on the city walls or billboards.


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Thrashbird’s latest project, called “Valley Of Secret Values,” aims to be a cautionary tale against the obsessive consumerism. The artist has transformed the crumbling concrete structures of an abandoned power plant in Oregon, into a series of murals of designer bags. The idea came when he was on a painting expedition and came across the maze of old concrete structures. “To see [the stones] crumbling with the passage of time, returning to the earth as a dust, well the metaphor was too strong to disregard,” the artist said.

“We’ve come to a place in society where things and social status have become more important than our connection to each other.”

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