Street Art

David Beltrán


Monday, December 4, 2017

David Beltrán, born in La Habana, in 1978, is a Cuban artist mainly working with photography, painting and installation. Beltrán graduated from the Higher Institute of Art (ISA) in Havana in 2003, but he has gone through the Havana’s San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts and earlier to “20 de Octubre” Elementary School of the Arts in Havana, starting with 12 years ...

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Richard Hambleton


Monday, November 20, 2017

The context and the roots of street art are much clearer when the work of Richard Hambleton comes in sight despite the fact the artist himself categorized his production as public art. The way he articulated his personal urban experience was always a direct reaction to the existing situation, so his works provide a refined ...

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Alecks Cruz


Friday, November 3, 2017

  Alecks Cruz is a self-taught artist and freelance graphic designer  who works within the realm of graffiti art, creating pieces that are unbound by a single dimension.  Born in Chicago, IL in 1984, Alecks started with a spray can as most graffiti artists do, but now he is fascinated with creating three-dimensional graffiti structured letters ...

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Saner


Sunday, October 22, 2017

Using traditional imagery from his own cultural heritage, sometimes mixing it up with the ones from the countries he visits, Mexican street artist, illustrator and graphic designer Saner creates a distinctive vision of the world. His masked characters appear on walls, canvases, paper or found objects revealing the influence of Mexican customs and folklore. With ...

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Pøbel


Friday, October 6, 2017

Pøbel is a Norwegian lone wolf. He’s been cutting stencils since the late nineties, but didn’t start painting outside till 01-02. He soon realized there were no streets in Norway. Being fascinated by the graffiti and street art movement that happened in the bigger cities, he was inspired to take this urban culture and place it ...

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Zosen Bandido


Saturday, September 23, 2017

Zosen Bandido is a creative artist whose work is filled with neon colors and geometric patterns with symbols. The artist creates his proper mythology, flooding walls and canvases with fantastic characters At the age of 11, Zosen Bandido began to paint graffiti in Buenos Aires in 1989. During this time, he was skateboarding with other teenagers ...

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Carrie Reichardt


Monday, September 11, 2017

Carrie Reichardt's ancestry can be traced back through a long line of aristocratic eccentrics. Her grandfather, Joseph Reichardt owned estates in the Austrian Empire and was known as The Camel Hair King of America after making a fortune shipping camel hair wool from Persia via his offices in New York. He worked for the Tsar ...

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±maismenos±


Sunday, August 27, 2017

±maismenos± is an intervention art project by Portuguese visual artist and graphic designer Miguel Januário (b. 1981) that began in the scope of an academic thesis in 2005, and later gained a life of its own. It offers a critical reflection on the model of political, social and economic organization inherent to contemporary urban societies. Conducting a ...

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Mina Hamada


Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Mina Hamada is a Japanese painter, whose work is characterized through abstract and organic shapes in soft, bright and warm colours on a monochrome background. Flat and soft forms interact harmoniously balanced, while rhythm and colour provide a striking leitmotif to her work. Mina Hamada’s paintings and drawings are fresh and friendly, personal and sensitive ...

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Kaws


Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Brian Donnelly is currently best known as the artist KAWS. He is also a world-renowned artist who exhibits in museums and galleries internationally. His art stands somewhere between fine art and global commerce. KAWS moved beyond the sphere of the exclusive art market to occupy a more complex global market. Brian Donnelly was born in ...

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Rubin


Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Brooklyn based mural and studio artist Tony “Rubin” Sjöman has painted all over the world and his work has been shown in several galleries throughout the US and Europe. Rubin’s roots are in Finland, he draws inspiration from his Scandinavian heritage and is known for his complex abstract geometrical style – rooted in traditional wild ...

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YZ


Saturday, June 24, 2017

YZ, pronounced "eyes", is an artist committed to intuition and guided by a desire for humanity. She became known as early as 2003, thanks to the series Open your eyes, its first urban-scale project using the stencil technique she declines on multiple media. Indeed, constrained by this technique, YZ seeks her own signature aesthetic. Thus, paper, ...

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Saype


Friday, June 9, 2017

Guillaume Legros, by far better known as Saype, is a Swiss artist recognized for his two practices that combine the features of street art and painting, results of the author’s hard effort to establish an artistic technique that is completely his own. These two methods are Saype’s large-size land paintings on grass and the compositions ...

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John Fekner


Saturday, May 27, 2017

John Fekner is an American innovative multidisciplinary artist who created hundreds of environmental and conceptual outdoor works consisting of stenciled words, symbols, dates and icons spray painted in New York, Sweden, Canada, England and Germany in the 1970s and 1980s. Art writer Lucy R. Lippard writes, "Fekner does in public what a lot of art ...

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Elle


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Elle is a female graffiti and street artist turned muralist based between NY and LA. She is noteworthy for her use of diverse mediums and tools on the street including, but not limited to; fire extinguishers, rollers, aeresol, wheatpastes, silkscreens and AD replacements. She has illegally scaled and painted billboards along the Brooklyn Queens Expressway ...

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Phlegm


Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Phlegm is a British muralist and artist who draws his environment into the narrative. He first developed his illustrations in self-published comics, and he still creates books of ink drawings. At one point he began developing his characters presented in a medium of murals. These are highly detailed with a very bold idea. The artist’s ...

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Jay One Ramier


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Jay One Ramier is self-taught and multidisciplinary visual artist known as one of the pioneer graffiti artists in Paris and Europe. He mixes painting, street art, video installations and music. Ramier was one of the key figures in building the European Urban-Art scene, starting from the early 80’s and transforming the influences from New York. ...

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Adam Neate


Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Adam Neate is a street artist, but not in the way you might expect. Adam Neate is a British painter, conceptual artist and described by The Telegraph in 2008 as “one of the world’s best-known street artists”. He specialised in painting urban art on recycled cardboard, and has left thousands of works in the street for anyone to collect. He is a contributor from ...

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Daniel Eime


Monday, March 20, 2017

Daniel Eime is Portuguese artist whose stencil artworks always try to escape the general technique with static painting and spray texture. Black and white faces are the central bases that he uses until today, always with paint brush. With the street as their best space to paint, he already integrated work into various initiatives such as spaces decorations, promotional events, solo and ...

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Cyprien Gaillard


Friday, March 3, 2017

Cyprien Gaillard is a French contemporary artist who was born in 1980 in Paris, France. His work questions with humor traces that man leaves in nature, ranging from minimalist, vandalism, romanticism and Land Art. His work is very varied from sculpture to painting, printmaking and photography through video, performance and intervention in public space. Cyprien ...

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NME


Monday, February 20, 2017

NME is a self-taught urban and street artist from the South West UK. His work is quite varied and versatile – he always has a few different projects on the go. In addition to his street art, he also works on incorporating mixed media in his pieces, along with stencils. NME is involved in the ...

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Peintre X


Wednesday, February 1, 2017

At a time when the portrait as a genre is being extensively explored through various means of expression thanks to the new media, outstanding artistic works are somewhat of a rarity. Despite this excessive exploration however, the actual subject of the self in the portrayal of the face continues to be popular. In this regard, ...

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Blu


Monday, January 16, 2017

When BLU started painting it was important to establish himself with right clique. With a group of fellow artists, he worked in Bologna. Suburbs of the city were covered in their graffiti. Just a few years after the first big success he started using house paint and expanded the surfaces he worked on. Large murals ...

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Philippe Herard


Monday, January 2, 2017

Philippe Herard is a versatile French artist, who became famous after creating a number of urban interventions in a Parisian neighborhood called Menilmontant.  His main goal is to upgrade and aestheticize the urban landscape of Paris – with his interesting characters, Philippe Herard writes stories and real urban poems. Tender and funny or sad and ...

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Freddy Sam


Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Best known for his amazing massive murals, Ricky Lee Gordon is a South African street artist who used to work under the pseudonym Freddy Sam for many years. The talented muralist seeks to highlight big social issues and explore the nature of man living in the 21st century, within the context of history and nature, ...

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Hulya


Sunday, December 4, 2016

Yulia was born in a Rybinsk, a small town on the Volga River. She began to draw, when she was only 6. She studied at The Ivanovo Textile Accademy and received her diploma on fashion design in 2008. Even dough her specialization within the art school was fashion, Julya always knew she will be an ...

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Todd James


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Take a sneak peek into this teenager’s bedroom and you’ll see the plans for taking over the world. No, he’s not some super-villain who dreams of ruling with an iron fist. Instead, Todd James dreamed of spreading his art throughout the world. Also known as REAS, he is now an internationally recognized artist who started ...

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Brad Downey


Thursday, November 10, 2016

His first feature-length film, Public Discourse, a documentary about street art has been screened around the world including the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London and the Copenhagen Documentary Film Festival. It includes work by street masters such as Swoon, Obey Giant, Revs, Nato, Desa, Ellen Harvey, JJ Veronis, and Johnny Swing from the Rivington ...

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STRØK


Sunday, October 30, 2016

Anders Gjennestad, aka STRØK, is a talented stencil artist from Norway. He mainly works on the streets, but his indoors multi-layered artwork has been exhibited in many galleries around Europe. His works are done with utmost perfection when it comes to details, and he carefully makes each piece using his own photographs as inspiration. When ...

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Nipper


Thursday, October 13, 2016

Bergen-based Nipper focuses on social ideals of sharing, creativity and citizen-led communication in public space. For Nuart 2016 he has presented his Mission Directives project, which creates alternative zones of communication through the installation of temporary and interactive artworks in and around city centres. By questioning who has the power and authority to communicate messages and ...

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