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Shadowbox Butterflies

Category: Mural
Shadowbox Butterflies


This illusionistic shadowbox was commissioned by Buckingham Companies for its CityWay II development.  Highlighting butterflies native to Indiana, the mural’s detail is as astonishing as its scale.

French by birth, Mantra (Youri Cansell) is an international street/graffiti artist who began painting in 2008. His work frequently features insects, animals, and birds in tribute to the natural surroundings that he grew up with, and is characterized by hyper-realistic detail and deep color. His

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Medium type: Paint

Date created: 2019


172 E South Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46204

Associated artists

Youri Cansell aka
Youri Cansell aka "Mantra"


  • Image Courtesy Ken Norris


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