Pushing the limits of traditional graffiti culture, Does stands for mighty explosions of colours and shapes. The murals and paintings of the former professional soccer player transport a compelling feeling of fluent dynamics. All pictures © Ironlak.
Sick video of a fairly monumental graffiti project: Sofles, Fintan Magee, Treas and Quench teamed up to turn the walls of an abandoned warehouse into a splendid gallery of urban art.
Pretty impressive what visual artists can do with the help of computers these days. Like this extremely trippy masterpiece by Ben Ridgway, for instance. Full screen HD viewing is highly recommended.
Psychedelic art? Visionary art? I guess we could label the work of Mario Martinez aka MARS-1 with these genres. However, the artist from California goes beyond the scope of the usual aliens & entheogenic plants motives and creates extremely complex pictures that leave a strong, mind-boggling impression. I somehow like the fact that he still…
Unbelievable: So great or extreme as to be difficult to believe. That’s the the most appropriate description for what Michael Grab does with rocks, namely piling them up in the most unreal, gravity-defying manner possible. All pictures © Michael Grab.
According to Wikipedia, “Ebru is a traditional Islamic and Turkish painting art, and can be defined as painting on water and transferring this painting onto paper”. The results look very beautiful, but watching the actual act of creation is probably even more impressive.
The wonderfully wondrous creatures of Canadian artist Ellen Jewett originate from a dimensional cross-section of Realism, surrealism, Fantasy, Steampunk. All pictures © Ellen Jewett.
Yesterday the German graffiti legend OZ died at the age of 64. Apparently the artist, who supposedly sprayed his tag more than 120.000 times only in Hamburg, got hit by a metro train while doing what loved most. What a wonderful exit.
Whirling tornadoes of colors, blast-frozen dynamics, captured with surreal precision: Meet MADE514, graffiti and illustration artist from Padua, Italy.
I’m not exactly the biggest Berlin fan – however, I have to admit that there is plenty of cool stuff to discover in this city. Like when I walked around in the Lichtenberg district with a good friend one day, and all of a sudden we found ourselves standing in front of an absolutely mind-blowing…
Brandalism returns with the largest advertising takeover in world history. Over 2 days teams of guerilla artists emerged from the shadows to takeover 365 corporate advertising spaces in 10 UK cities. The project saw hand-made artworks from 40 international artists installed in public spaces across the UK.
The hyperreal paintings of Joel Rae fascinate me for two reasons: On the one hand, looking at them triggers an intense cognitive cocktail of associations and emotions, a state of mind that clearly borders on a psychedelic experience. On the other hand, it’s his deadly precision and craftsmanship that boggles me. All pictures © Joel…
Photography meets drawing: Thomas Lamadieu aka Roots Art uses a fisheye lens to take pictures of inner courtyards and narrow alleyways. He then fills the blue sky with illustrations. Check out the website of the artist for more awesomeness!
Cosmic Flower Unfolding is a constant flow of emerging and dissolving oceanic, futuristic, and mandala forms. Created by Ben Ridgway is a tribute to abstraction, its connection to the inner space we inhabit and how it can be externalized.
PEZ is an incredibly gifted Illustrator, painter and graphic designer from Nantes, France. As an avid cartoon fan I love his interpretations of the Simpsons, but it only scratches the surface of his amazing skills and versatility.