El Mac

Los Angeles / USA

American artist Miles McGregor, or better known as El Mac, is best known for his meticulous painting and large-scale murals exploring feminine beauty and honouring ordinary, overlooked or marginalized people. His work is featured as a part of the opening of URBAN NATION MUSEUM in 2017. […]

Biography / El Mac

American artist Miles McGregor, or better known as El Mac, is best known for his meticulous painting and large-scale murals exploring feminine beauty and honouring ordinary, overlooked or marginalized people. His work is featured as a part of the opening of URBAN NATION MUSEUM in 2017.

El Mac was born and raised in Los Angeles and started painting both smaller indoor-works as well as public murals and graffiti in the mid-90s. Influenced by classical European art, social realism, symbolism, devotional art and the Chicano/Mexican culture, he grew up with in California, he developed his unique visual aesthetic and style of repeating contour patterns. His large-scale murals explore feminine beauty and honour the ordinary, “To uplift and inspire through careful, perfectionist renderings of both the sublime and the humble”, as El Mac describes his intention. As an artist he has been commissioned to paint all over the world for museums, universities and cultural institutions. His murals can be found in Europe, Asia, Africa and America.

Featured on Urban Nation / El Mac

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ONE WALL BY BUSTART
The new mural by BustArt at Artpark Tegel is entitled “Departure” and picks up a current topic: the upcoming closure of Tegel Airport. Locally close to the airport, the residents around Neheimer Strasse 4 can now look forward to a
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ONE WALL BY JIM AVIGNON
News from Artpark Tegel: The Berlin painter, illustrator, musician and concept artist Jim Avignon has created a new ONE WALL that expresses the zeitgeist and asks the question of the future between uncertainty and a mood of departure. The new
New facade of the URBAN NATION Museum
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New museum facade by Dave the Chimp & friends
The URBAN NATION museum presents itself with a new, humorous face. The new facade design by Dave the Chimp and four other artists from Berlin not only encourages more solidarity and thus addresses a very current socio-political topic, it is
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„Hier & Jetzt“ – a wall by Maja Hürst
Science, research and urban art – in the new artwork by the Swiss artist Maja Hürst, these three components form a wonderful overall picture that not only convinced a jury in terms of content and aesthetics, but also completely meets
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ONE WALL by Emily Eldridge
Berlin has become a little more colourful again in the last few days: The American artist Emily Eldridge, who lives in Berlin, created a new ONE WALL and enriches the neighborhood around Kastanienplatz in Kreuzberg with lots of color and