Street Art

DALeast


Thursday, April 12, 2012

  DALeast landed on this planet in 1984 in China, he then decided to live as an artist in this life. He studied sculpture at the Institute of Fine Arts and began doing street art at 2004 under the alias DAL. He is inspired by the way the material world revolves, how the spiritual world unfolds, life’s emotions and ...

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Danny Figueroa


Saturday, March 31, 2012

Danny Figueroa aka Wesr was born in Chiclayo / Peru and grew up in Lima. In 1996 he started as one of the first graffiti writer with Peru's classic characters. In 2006 he met his German wife in Peru. Since 2008, Danny Figueroa lives in his works recited Berlin.In Danny Figueroa, the aesthetics of Japanese ...

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The Date Farmers


Sunday, March 25, 2012

Artwork by The Date Farmers echoes Mexican-American heritage rooted in California pop culture. Their paintings, collages and three-dimensional sculptures contain elements influenced by graffiti, Mexican street murals, traditional revolutionary posters, sign painting, prison art and tattoos. Living in the peaceful seclusion of the desert, the artists often travel across the border, into Mexicali and Oaxaca ...

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Sozyone Gonzalez


Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Born in Brussels, influenced by his neighborhood, its stories and legends, Pablo Gonzalez works his Art around the world of Villains. His first drawings decorate his pairs cells, and wins his first star in the field during winter '82 recopying an old belgian 100 franks banknote. Two days of work that will serve his brother, ...

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Nychos


Thursday, March 15, 2012

Nychos lives and works in Vienna, Austria. He is Illustrator, Street- and Graffitiartist and mainly known for his prolific street art concept, the RABBIT EYE MOVEMENT. „One story I want to tell to the audience. This one is all about “holy media” and how it brainfucks us. You see a lot of old stuff which I ...

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Faith47


Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Faith’s images reconstruct lost objects, broken-down cars, old factories and dusty side roads of forgotten towns. She investigates how humans interact with their environment, what scratches and memories they leave behind. Her interactions resonate with our fragility, with our innate understanding of symbols, dreams, textures and inevitable impermanence. Faith47 is a self taught artist, best known ...

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Sweet Toof


Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Like the streets of 1980s New York, London’s streets today are being reclaimed by an ever-increasing army of street artists of which Sweet Toof is one of the most prolific and artful. Sweet Toof’s work starts with and evolves out of his street art, whether as a solo graffiti artist or in collaboration with others. Like ...

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Jef Aérosol


Thursday, February 2, 2012

Jean-François Perroy, better known under the pseudonym Jef Aérosol, was born in Nantes (France) on January 15th 1957. He's a French urban stencil artist, a main proponent of the  first generation of street artists who started working on the streets in the early 80s. Jef Aérosol has been living and working in Lille (in the North of France) ...

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Various and Gould


Friday, January 27, 2012

Various and Gould is an artist duo , which has been working in close collaboration since 2005. Mutual interests like their love for paper, the enthusiasm for accidental beauty in the everyday life, collaborations, and above all working in the public space, is the basis for their teamwork. Together they playfully take on the otherwise ...

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Jaybo Monk


Thursday, January 26, 2012

  Jaybo (1968) is a runaway, setting out and wandering along in a physical as well as in a creative sense. In his youth, he ran away from his house in southern France, settling in Berlin-Kreuzberg at the beginning of the 1980’s, where he busied himself as a graffiti writer, street actor and hip-hop musician. When he founded ...

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Elbow Toe


Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Under the name Elbow Toe, Brooklyn based artist Brian Adam Douglas has been pasting his distinctive woodcuts, stencil work, large-scale charcoal drawings and collages onto the walls of cities all around the world throughout the past decade. His diverse practice is anchored by an interest in the human gesture as a powerful form of communication, one charged with unspoken narratives and he ...

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Mcity


Monday, January 16, 2012

  Mariusz Waras born 1978 in Gdynia. A graphic artist, outdoor painter, traveller, amateur architect. Graduated from the Department of Graphic Art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk where he is currently assistant lecturer in Prof. Jerzy Ostrogórski's painting studio. The author of the m-city project including several hundred murals. His work focuses on urban space. ...

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Remed


Saturday, January 7, 2012

Lives and works in France. Remed discovered the art of painting in a studio in Lille, France, heavily influenced by Art Nouveau and 70s pattern graphics. Feeling constrained by the restrictions of his studio, he started interacting with his environment, painting street pieces in Lille, which he describes as traces of ideas and witnesses. Remed now travels ...

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Eelus


Wednesday, January 4, 2012

A world that is crawling with hidden magic and strange creatures. There are dinosaurs and strange beasts within the centre of the Earth, Bigfoot is alive and well within the forests of many lands and the skies are full of beings from other worlds. There are gnomes in the mountains, secret bunkers in the desert, ...

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C215


Saturday, December 17, 2011

Born in 1973. Lives and works in Paris, France. ‘I try to interact with the context, I place in the streets elements and characters that belong especially to the streets. I like to show people and things that society aims at keeping hidden, for example: homeless people, smokers, street kids.’ Today  he is one of the finest ...

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Ludo


Saturday, December 10, 2011

Born in Paris. Lives and works in Paris. Also called Nature’s Revenge, the work Ludo produces connects the world of plants and animals with our technological universe and “quest for modernism”. It speaks about what surrounds us and affects us for any reason and highlight it with some kind of humility. He studied art in Milan. Ludo ...

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Dolk


Monday, December 5, 2011

Dolk Lundgren, or simply Dolk (Norwegian for dagger/knife), is a Norwegian stencil artist whose work has rapidly gained popularity since first being introduced to the masses via the Wooster Collective. His “official” biography, stated, “The premier stencil artist in Norway and wise beyond his years, Dolk has been voted ‘most likely to succeed’ by his classmates ...

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Swoon


Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Caledonia Curry is a Brooklyn based artist better known under her moniker Swoon. Curry draws her inspiration from historical and folk sources as diverse as German Expressionist woodblock prints and Indonesian shadow puppets. Creating stunningly beautiful life-sized character studies from paper cutouts, woodblock prints and linocuts, her worlds are often populated by realistically rendered - and ...

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XAM


Wednesday, November 16, 2011

XAM is a street artist and designer with a strong interest in architecture and design objects. XAM has been creating street art since the mid-nineties, but as of summer 2010 he has changed his name, medium and approach to the art form. XAM creates contemporary modular urban birdhouses (some equipped with solar pannels and green roofs) that mount ...

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Beejoir


Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Beejoir produces beautiful, dry-humoured posters that he pastes onto the walls of cities. His work is crisp, political and multi-skilled. Beejoir splits his life and practice between the United Kingdom and Bangkok. Painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography and stencils are his mediums. One step beyond and the familiar, comfortable frame disappears leaving yourself mumbling and scratching your head, ...

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Slinkachu


Friday, November 4, 2011

Slinkachu designs set characters, which he then places and leaves on the street. It is both a street art installation project and a photography project. The street-based side of his work plays with the notion of surprise and he aims to encourage city-dwellers to be more aware of their surroundings. The scenes he sets up, more ...

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Peter Kennard


Tuesday, October 25, 2011

As a young artist he was a painter, much influenced by the "intense and merciless" etchings of Goya. Dissatisfied with painting's lack of immediacy, he took up photomontage for its ability to show the "unrevealed truth" behind the image. His two major subjects quickly emerged: armaments and poverty. This was the early eighties with 3 million ...

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David Choe


Wednesday, October 19, 2011

David Choe is an American painter, muralist, graffiti artist and graphic novelist of Korean descent. He achieved art world success with his "dirty style" figure paintings—raw, frenetic works which combine themes of desire, degradation, and exaltation. Choe's work appears in a wide variety of urban culture and entertainment contexts. For example, he provided the cover art ...

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Steve Powers


Tuesday, October 11, 2011

In 1999 Powers stopped writing graffiti and tending bar to dedicate himself to being a full-time artist.  In spite of early spite (we see you Richard Goldstien ). His work has been shown at Venice and Liverpool Biennials, as well as numerous shows (TO BE FAIR: 2.75 shows) at Deitch Projects. Powers was a Fulbright scholar in ...

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Peter Fuss


Thursday, September 29, 2011

  Peter Fuss illegally puts up his works on billboards as a way to make a bitter comment on the reality surrounding him. He is not afraid to speak his mind on social taboo subjects. In his works, he examines and evaluates the present. With characteristic means, namely simple and clear form, he comments on politics, the relationships ...

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Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada


Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada is a Cuban American contemporary artist. He is a founder of the New York Culture Jamming movement and an innovator in the international urban art scene. Since the late 90´s he has been replacing the faces of cultural icons chosen by advertisers with the faces of anonymous people to question the controls imposed on ...

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Prefab77


Sunday, September 25, 2011

Prefab77 is a collective of artists based in the North East of England. From an area steeped in a volatile history of unions, struggles and movements Prefab77 create fast, hard-edged, stripped down artwork; often political, sometimes anti-establishment, always beautiful. Weaving small pieces of modern popular culture, vintage NME headlines, pure British rock ‘n’ rebellion into traditional iconic ...

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Robert Proch


Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Just turned 23 this year but already representing a huge variety of different stylistic forms of expression - Robert has already found his very unique painting language. As a "child" of the new generation he got pretty much influenced by a certain number of different techniques and media. Roberts work is pretty much attractive to people ...

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El Bocho


Monday, September 19, 2011

El Bocho is a Berlin based artist. He has been working on the streets since 1997 and is by now amongst the most famous and visible street artists in Berlin. Communication and references to urban life are the main components of his work. El Bocho considers himself as an observed observer. It is important to him ...

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Aiko


Thursday, September 8, 2011

AIKO was born in Tokyo, Japan and currently resides in New York City. She received an BFA at Tokyo Zokei University in the field of graphic design and filmmaking, also MFA at The New School. In 1997, she assisted the earlier Brooklyn MURAKAMI’s  based studio. A few years later  she teamed up with two young American ...

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