Street Art

SAM3


Friday, August 19, 2011

Born in Elche, Spain, SAM3 currently lives and works in Madrid, Spain. His large street murals are certainly hard to miss to say the least and can be found across much of Europe. He paints big as well as small shadows and silhouettes in his urban surroundings. Sometimes ironic, other times poetic, always thought provoking, his work ...

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Mike Shine


Saturday, August 6, 2011

Mike Shine is an artist who lives and paints in Bolinas, California. With no formal art school training, his background instead includes fine woodworking, furniture and cabinet making: skills that often appear in his artwork. He typically creates using driftwood and found objects, and many of his works invite (and even require) the observer to ...

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Alexone Dizac


Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Like his name the last three letters betray his past of been a tagger,  the work of Alëxone is marked by the indelible mark of graffiti. He became known in the early 90s with his “oediperies” he realizes in the streets , that combine graffiti, and purified calligraphy. Even now he seems to move away, there ...

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Ron English


Monday, July 25, 2011

One of the most prolific and recognizable artists alive today, Ron English has bombed the global landscape with unforgettable images, on the street, in museums, in movies, books and television. English coined the term POPaganda to describe his signature mash-up of high and low cultural touchstones, from superhero mythology to totems of art history, populated with ...

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Paul Insect


Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Paul Insect's refined interpretation of visceral subject matter has thrust him towards fame in the past year, with a noted collector absorbing his entire? ‘Bullion’ exhibition. Equally, Paul’s work has evolved considerably. Victorian graphics have been replaced by Dada-ist collages fusing adolescence, aggression, and rough-around-more-than-just-the-edges pornography. These motifs are tempered by a joyous use of colour ...

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ROA


Friday, July 1, 2011

Street artist ROA got his start by painting intriguing murals of animals in hidden places – underneath bridges and on walls that strayed from the beaten path. A darling of the underground street art scene, photos of his work regularly appear on Vandalog, Brooklyn Street Art, Wooster Collective, Unurth, and a fury of London newspapers ...

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Ripo


Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Ripo is grown up in Nyc and discovered graffiti art pretty early, but he never wondered this passion would have brought him into amazing trips around the world. In 2006 he moved to Barcelona becoming part of the local scene very soon, and in the same year he made an european tour around 24 countries, ...

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Eloi Urdangarin


Monday, June 13, 2011

"Graphic design student resident in Barcelona. I define myself as a ambicious person, with motivation to work and fresh mind to recieve constantly new influences. I spent 5 months studying Visual Communication in a art & design college in Dublin, Ireland." "The idea of this piece is to present the type in a public space. And the ...

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Antigirl


Monday, May 30, 2011

Antigirl is a brand created by artist and designer Tiphanie Brooke in her teens. over the last decade, her brand and body of work achieved both national and international recognition and an army of admirers. She is a multidisciplinary graphic artist who works, lives, and studies in phoenix, arizona. She uses her own concoction of traditional ...

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Michael Beerens


Thursday, May 19, 2011

Unfortunately we don't have a bunch of infos about him, but his work is great. Take a look to his website, a collection of indoor/outdoor smart ideas.

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Phil Jones – Found Signs


Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Have a look to Jones' website, there's more than these amazing "found signs" and it's definitely worth a visit. "Hi. My name is Phil Jones and I'm a graphic designer and art director in Minneapolis, MN. I am currently working as a full-time freelance designer. I just moved to Minneapolis after two years as a designer/art ...

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Stephane Eck


Monday, May 16, 2011

Stephane created these great paintings on the walls of Beijing and Yunnan in China. Having a look to his website you could discover a stunning portfolio made of illustrations, and colorful paintings. Check it out!

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Isaac Cordal


Saturday, May 14, 2011

A new must-have book by the talented artist Isaac Cordal: Cement Eclipses - Small Interventions in the Big City. "Oblivious to the casual passer-by, a tribe of small cement figures have been appearing in cities across Europe for the past several years. Left to fend for themselves amongst the chaos of everyday living, they can be ...

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Shark Toof – New hardcover book


Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Takes an in-depth look at the ambitious and versatile street artist Shark Toof, best known for his emblematic visual calling card: a wheat pasted, hand drawn shark head, which the artist describes as the "perfect culmination of all my angst, protest, strength and optimism." Like a graffiti tag, Shark Toof has established the image ...

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Becca


Saturday, May 7, 2011

Could be hard to define Becca's work as simple as it could be for hundreds of street artists out there. We love them as paintings on the wall, and that's it , but we'd like them hanging on a gallery's wall, ....Well, it's the same old story, what's the difference between street art or art ...

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Peeta


Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Peeta is a young Italian artist born in a small town near Venice. He entered the graffiti scene in 1993 and since then, he has been collaborating with some very important crews: the Paduan EAD, the FX crew and the RWK crew, both from NY. After having painted his graffiti all around Europe and America for ...

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C100


Friday, April 29, 2011

So hard to define him. C100, 1974, is Christian Hundertmark, a graffiti artist, a painter, a street artist, an image maker. His first graffiti sketch "Batman" in 1989 was the ignition for 10 years of Graffiti writing, followed by studies in graphic design and getting active in "street art" in 2000. Christian is author of "The Art ...

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Claudio Ethos


Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Amazing outdoors and great drawings from one of the most relevant artist of these times. Claudio Ethos, take a look to his impressive portfolio here. 2005 Solo Exhibiton - "Untitled" at cultural center Cristina Calixto Birigui. 2006 Collective Exhibition - "Desenhos" at cultural center Cristina Calixto Birigui. 2006 Solo Exhibiton - "North Fair" at Art Museum of Londrina 2007 Spina ...

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Cake


Saturday, April 16, 2011

A stunning mix between street art&painting, Cake evolved a personal recognizable style absolutely amazing. Check her website here. Solo Exhibitions 2010 A Collection of Drawings / Brewers Mansion / Brooklyn, NY Selected Group Exhibitions 2011 Pantheon / Chashama/Donnell Library Building / New York, NY Fountain New York Art Fair 2011 / Pier 66 Maritime / New York, NY 2010 Sneaker / Vincent Michael Gallery ...

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DFace


Saturday, April 9, 2011

D*Face's humorous and nihilistic work brings together the generation who don't give a fuck. It fuses both traditional and contemporary graffiti, independent comic book art and good old-fashioned vandalism. D*Face is best-known for putting hundreds of provocatively 'defaced' ten and twenty pound notes. Working with a variety of mediums and techniques, D*Face uses a family ...

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Faile


Saturday, March 12, 2011

The Faile collective are one of the most popular and recognizable international producers of street-displayed artwork. Their allure has prompted an invitation to paint the exterior of London's Tate Modern gallery in May 2008. The New York artist collaboration Faile, formed in 1998, takes inspiration from the detritus of city walls. The decay of advertising and ...

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Candy Chang


Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Candy Chang is a public installation artist, designer, urban planner, and co-founder of Civic Center who likes to make cities more comfortable for people. This is her site.Enjoy her projects here. It’s easy to get caught in the day-to-day and forget what really matters to you. With support from old and new friends, I turned the side of ...

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Dirquo


Thursday, February 10, 2011

The art of DiRQuo explores an abstract representation of the perception of graffiti, and attempts to create a dialogue that questions the type of environment that is created when freedom of expression is painted over with brushes and rollers. Check out his stunning paintings here. Exhibitions Gallery 1889, Brooklyn NY, September 2009 T & P Fine Art, ...

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Dain


Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Dain has been involved in the graffiti movement since the early eighties. His trademark repetitive images are common on the streets of New York.

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HUSH


Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Hush's work has been described as a sensory assault of shape, colour, and character. Inspired by the portrayal of the female form in art, the artist builds up and tears down layers of paint and images as he works, "letting the canvas and marks take their own path." The result is an enigmatic synthesis of anime, ...

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Herakut


Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Herakut is a symbiosis of the aliases Hera and Akut, two graffiti artists from Frankfurt and Erfurt, Germany. Their collaboration started when they first met in 2004. Both were invited to paint at the Urban Art Festival Sevilla in Spain and before that time had only seen each other's work in graffiti magazines. The differences in ...

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Gaia


Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Gaia is a young street artist from NYC who is currently based in Charm City, Baltimore. In less than a year, he has established a strong presence on the streets of both these cities. His subject matter combines personal experience with the expression of the emotional relationship between animals and humanity.

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Banksy


Monday, December 20, 2010

You know who we are talking about. That's the reason why we didn't talk about him for such a long time. In the space of a decade, using cardboard stencils and spraypaint, Banksy has become a global brand. In that time he's maintained his anonymous mystique while spraying out his subversive political commentary. The aesthetic is ...

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Mr. Brainwash: Life is Beautiful


Sunday, November 7, 2010

Mr. Brainwash or MBW is the moniker of eccentric French filmmaker Thierry Guetta. After years filming the likes of Bansky and Obey he has put down the camera and taken up the spay-can and become one of California’s most prolific street artists. MBW started documenting the street art of Obey back in 1999, and it was ...

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Escif


Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Spanish street and fine artist, Escif, like many of his European contemporaries, represents a progressive new wave of street art. His formula seems to be the exact opposite of what we had seen 20+ years earlier, and still see today. Where many street and graffiti artists try to figue out how to take the street ...

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