Street Art

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Saturday, October 1, 2016

Kennardphillipps is a collaboration between artists Peter Kennard and Cat Phillipps, who have been working together since 2002 when they began producing art in response to the invasion of Iraq. Their practice has since evolved to confront power and war across the globe. Demotalk at Summerhall by kennardphillipps as part of the Edinburgh Festival. The ...

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The ability to get naked, that feeling of threatened communities. The impassive exterior, unchangeable, eternal rejection of equality. Women left alone, or alone by choice, but never criticized, Hyuro is among them. Hyuro is an Argentinian born street and urban artist best known for her powerful compositions that blend socio-politics with a distinctly surrealist sensibility. Hyuro ...

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Nuart 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Nuart continues to pioneer a new breed of art exhibition that is neither institutionalised nor commercial. Without the usual restraints of curatorial and corporate preferences, the event consistently brings out the best in its invited guests. The event aims to stimulate debate by challenging entrenched notions of what art is, and more importantly, what it can ...

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Guido Van Helten

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Australian artist Guido Van Helten is an artist mainly concerned with painting murals on walls across major European cities. He has painted his way across Australia to London, Iceland and Scotland where he recently worked with Art Pistol on a series of murals for the Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games. In past several years Guido has ...

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Aakash Nihalani

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Take one look at the work of Aakash Nihalani and you will see the essence of what art is: the ability to catch someone's attention at a moment's notice. Nihalani uses bright, bold lines at the forefront of all of his art as a means of visually creating 3D images on two-dimensional surfaces. The repetition of ...

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Law of the Weakest, the first major solo exhibition by Spanish artist Pejac, opens this Friday, 22 July in London. Held at Londonewcastle Project Space (28 Redchurch Street, London E2 7DP), the pop-up will run until Sunday 31 July. AM initially mentioned a forthcoming show back in January. Yesterday, we had a look around during the ...

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Anthony Lister

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

It's clear that Brisbane, AU native Anthony Lister's works are meant to get a reaction. Whether it be through his use of bold writing styles or a specific shading and color scheme, Lister’s controversial subject matter and often provocative public declarations often prove to provoke thought and question reality itself while allowing the artworks to ...

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Bradley Theodore

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

  In each generation an artist emerges who has the potential to become iconic. New York City lays claim to many of them – Edward Hopper, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, Jean-Michel Basquiat. Now, maybe, another has emerged with the potential to join the list of famous NY names, Bradley Theodore – a name to ...

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