Dan Ferrer is a self-taught street artist and illustrator from Spain. His colorful, large-scale works are symbolic and surreal with touches of photorealism; no matter what public surface he is working on, Ferrer uses color and composition to create lifelike characters with realistic skin tones, textures, and expressions. His works carry deep meanings, often derived […]
Sink your teeth into this collection of art by Remo “Wes21” Lienhard. The Swiss artist has cooked up a storm of street art, canvas paintings, digital art and even sculpture as part of his creative exploration into our dietary delights. His use of highly saturated colors has become a recognizable feature of his art and […]
Note: Contains nudity. Not content with limiting his painting skill to canvas alone, Berlin-based artist James Bullough put down his oil paints in favor of spray cans and rollers. His urban art is a throwback to a childhood formed by the infamous graffiti culture of Washington DC in the 1990s. Slicing his subjects and shifting […]
Known as “Les Papiers Peintres” (Paper Painters), Ella and Pitr from France seem like theyâ€™ve partnered with a higher entity to illustrate these massive characters on top of buildings. The artists have been busy painting rooftops in their home country as well as in Portugal, Italy and Canada. They often use a gallon sprayer for […]
“Graffiti is my background, my family, my culture,” states Mantra, a French graffiti writer who travels across Europe spray-painting creatures of the earth on walls. “Iâ€™m sensitive to nature, all little whispers and cries you can find in it. Colors, mimetism, complexity, the phenomenal capacities of adaption, evolution and the fascinating impartiality are all just […]
An admirer of Fauvism, Natalia Rak also uses bold colors in her traditional paintings and murals.Â Sunset red, magenta and various tonalities of purple are blended soothingly, and her use ofÂ fluorescent spray paints create an illuminated effect in each composition. Her latest art piece, “Predators” (shown above), was beautifully painted on a wall for Pow! Wow! […]
It is fascinating to see how graffiti art has evolved from the streets to now being displayed in museums. It has finally reached a level of acceptance from the fine art circuit. And it is about time! Showcased here, are works by DAIM, a German graffiti artist with over 25 years of experience and known […]
Pantonio is an established name in the street art circuit in Portugal. Known for human-animal hybrids in motion, and fishes and lots of rabbits. His characters seem to be part of a moving picture, which are incredibly painted with elongated black bodies and textured lines. One of his newest projects is a partially anamorphic painting […]
If you were combining rainbows with X-rays, youâ€™d likely get this type of art. Spray painter Shok-1 titles his work as “X-Rainbows,” and it is quite appealing the illuminated effect of the bones and insect.
French street artist Globepainter loves creating the illusion that his characters can peek into walls or walk through them. The majority of his murals include a curious boy with a striped hoody doing different activities, and it is interesting how that figure interacts with the environment.