Italian urban muralist painting :08 Seconds building this weekend

Jun 25, 2015 2093

by Morgan Watkins

Swing by downtown Gainesville this weekend to see an internationally renowned artist in action. Italian urban muralist 2501 already is at work transforming the look of the :08 Seconds building at 201 W. University Ave. as part of a project that is being coordinated by the city of Gainesville's Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department.

The muralist's given name is Jacopo Ceccarelli — a man whose works, according to a city news release, dive "into the essence of line art through his use of monochromatic color schemes that emphasize his technique." He is expected to finish painting the :08 Seconds building by Sunday.

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