Blu is an Italian street artist whose murals can be found across the globe. In 2016, he intentionally erased over 20 years of his own street murals in protest of an art museum exhibition displaying 250 examples of salvaged street art that had been removed from the original locations without the original artist’s permission. Banksy was another high profile artist whose work was taken for the show.
Luckily, photos and videos still exist of most of the art. MUTO is one of Blu’s most famous works. The full-scale animation was painted on the sides of buildings and urban architecture in the cities of Buenos Aires and Baden.