Street Artist Blows Our Mind With Brilliant Metallic Dog Mural

Amy Tokic
by Amy Tokic

At first glance, you’d think this was a giant metal monument of man’s best friend… and you’d be wrong. This shiny, happy puppy is the work of Bikismo, who painted this mural at a middle school for the RAW Project.

Bikismo, a Puerto Rican muralist, painted this metallic masterpiece in four days, using only his amazing talent and spray-paint. The mirror-like reflections are playing with your eyes. In fact, Bikismo painted local vistas within the body of the dog. The mural seems to come to life – I almost believe he’s waiting for a passer-by to play a game of fetch with him!

The RAW Project (taking place during Art Basel 2014 in Miami) brings local and international street artists and muralists together to showcase a dynamic range of art. This year, the artists participating in RAW are using Jose de Diego Middle School in the Wynwood Arts District as their canvas. The profits will help raise money for a magnet program for the arts, as well as bringing color to the walls of the neighborhood school.

[Source: Street Art News]

Amy Tokic
Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic, Editor of, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).

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