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Altough he was born in Bogotá, CHANOIR was raised in Paris, one of the art capitals of the world.  He belongs  to a generation who grew up watching television, and he is inspired by the cartoons of the 1980s.  His main character is the cat, CHA, which he began painting on the streets of Paris in the mid-1990s.  Over time, his cats began to take on their own personalities and went on from the Parisian streets to become famous on the Barcelona graffiti scene. Leer artículo completo…

PEZ

PEZ (Fish) started painting tags on the streets at the end of the 1990s.  Little by little his tags turned into the shape of a smiling blue fish, and he became a celebrity throughout Barcelona.  If you´re planning to visit that city in search of PEZ graffiti, you will find his fish, “diving” from the airport to the most unexpected corners.  We can get PEZ on T-shirts, badges, canvases, bath curtains, walls, tags, stickers, and so on. Leer artículo completo…

An army of bera soldiers is the FLYING FORTRESS banner.  Based in Munich (Germany), its private army occupies public space with the same power as the armed forces themselves, but in the form of stickers, posters, and, of course, works painted with spray or acrylic.  FLYING FORTRESS also has a collection of vinyl figures that can be found in specialty stores throughout the world, but can also be purchased directly through their attractive website. Leer artículo completo…

MISS VAN is one of the first women to break onto the street art scene, making it perfectly clear that graffiti is not just the domain of men.  Born in Toulouse, she began painting her dolls with acrylics in the early 1990s, eventually developing her own highly recognizable style.  Sex, glamour, fantasy, and a large dollop of imagination have earned MISS VAN´s art internation recognition.  She has exhibited in major cities such as Paris and New York. Leer artículo completo…

UK-based artist MATT SEWELL´s work can be described as romantic fantasy.

He just sees it as the nicer side of life.

Whether he´s painting on canvas, wall, boutique interior, or the inside of a badger set, Matt will always try to bring a smile to your face.  Leer artículo completo…

KORALIE invites us into her private world of color and fantasy, inhabitated by small geishas surrounded by surrealist places and flowers.  This young french artist, who began painting on canvas at home, uses all her talent in the various genres of street art: stickers, graffiti, posters, and so forth…  Her work is closely allied with that of her boyfriend, SUPAKITCH, with whom she has painted large muralls all over ther world. Leer artículo completo…

Although she was born in Sicily, this young artist thinks of herself as a citizen of planet Earth.  After studying in London, she decided to set up shop in Milan, where she now lives and works.  She uses various tools and surfaces (canvas, cartoons, wall displays, posters, and she forth) to give life to her “microbes”.  In recent years she has exhibited throughout the world and has designed her own merchandising line. Leer artículo completo…

The little Martians of the 1980s video games are the inspiration for this Parisian artist.  His mosaic of aliens now invade major cities the world over.  His works appear in hidden, inaccessible places, so finding one of them can be a real adventure for lovers of street art.  The technique and the materials he uses ensure that this works are long-lasting, exposed as they are at the site of their creation.  The invasion has just begun!!! Leer artículo completo…

Barcelona´s Lolo, Tokyo´s Sosaku and Iceland´s Siggy constitute the artist´s collectively known as KAMIKAZE CREW.  While their works are quite minimalist since they generally use just black and white as base colors, they achieve strong visual impact.  The main character is an innocent-looking little boy surrounded by an aura of mistery.  These almost-ectoplasmic visions hide content that is more romantic than diabolical, since they are filled with great beauty.  Leer artículo completo…

 

The word graffiti has its origins in the Greek word graphein which means writing.  In spite of being an artistic expression, graffiti is usually illegally painted on the walls, and for some people it is still considerate as vandalism, which makes more attractive to young people.  There are several techniques and types of graffiti like tag style, throw-Up, blockbuster, wild style, and 3D graffiti which is one of the most popular and can be easier to paint that it seems.

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Body paint is an artistic expression that has its origins on worldwide ancient tribes.  They used this method as a way to decorate the body and for identifying its members.  Also, body painting was used as a war signal associated with intimidation actions, and for body camouflage for haunting.  At that time, people used the blood of animals, chalk, colored earth and wood charcoal.  Currently, it is common to use natural inks, body make up, or henna (which is a traditional Indian paint). Leer artículo completo…

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Flips

BackFlip: Mortal back with or without height.

Double BackFlip: Double backflip on the same jump.

Frontflip: Mortal forward with or without height. Leer artículo completo…

 

If you are walking and you see a person flying, do not panic, they are not aliens, they are stunters.

The Street Stunts is a type of extreme activity that is characterized by its elegant and intense movements characteristic of the gym that’s why it is called urban gymnastic. It also contains features of other disciplines such as martial arts and break dancing. Leer artículo completo…

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It is a building that was located at the intersection of 188 Street and Audubon Avenue in Brooklyn. Snake I and Stitch (graffiti artists) founded Writer’s Corner in this building, turning the pink walls of the building in a color canvas.

There went the best authors of Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn to meet, and if the time was right, to go out and paint. Leer artículo completo…

 

The creativity explosion of Afro-American communities in New York ghettos, spread to Latin people who share the adrenalin fever of hip hop.  The potential of this music trapped the interest of Russell Simmons, manager of pioneer rap artists like Kurtis Blow, Spoonie Gee and Jimmy Spicer. Leer artículo completo…


While most large cities create urban art, there are key points that are regarded as the mecca of street art. Many of these sites attract international artists who travel there to exhibit their work. Leer artículo completo…

 

It was in the 90′s when the street art forms were no longer taken as vandalism and began to gain importance within the urban culture. Street art or post-graffiti encompass different techniques such as templates, posters or stickers.

These differences not only include the techniques, but also refer to the aesthetic and ideology forms. Leer artículo completo…

 

No one know his name, his age, not even his face.  But he revolutionized the way of doing graphic art in Britain.

His art combined with sarcastic messages and quite subversive black humor has made this artist a global eminence. Leer artículo completo…

 

Hip-hop is inextricably linked to 4 elements, some we have already mentioned: MCing (rapping), DJing (turntablism), breakdancing (bboying) and graffiti.

Afrika Bambaataa coined the term Hip Hop in the 70′s. Years later, KRS One, from the Bronx, wanted to unify four elements of hip hop, his intention was to simplify the definition of hip hop. Leer artículo completo…

 

Among the various forms of art are subversive: the graffiti, installations, stickers, posters, tattoos, music, street dancing, street sports and even street theater.

Among the messages posted by the different techniques of street art there are political ideas, humor, and absurdity expressed by figures and forms, ranging from caricature to productions strongly realistic, with real characters, reproductions, and inventions. Leer artículo completo…

 

Draw letters on the walls of private property without the owner’s permission is illegal. But that is something the artists don’t care. In their ideology that is not crime but natural expressions. The real graffiti artist is not a criminal and beyond the dangers they are exposed every day remain true to the art and the need to express feelings among words or paints. Leer artículo completo…

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