Category Archive: International Street Artists

LAPIZ launches print for World Aids Day ‘Love All – Trust No One’

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A limited edition print from LAPIZ will be released to coincide with World Aids Day on 1st December 2018 aiming to raise money for the Red Cross Children’s Hospital in Cape Town. The… Continue reading

Augmented Reality Street Art from Leon Keer and Massina appears in France

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Dutch artist Leon Keer is known for his incredible anamorphic murals which, when viewed from a certain angle, blend into the environment they are painted into. Now though, painting with Massina, he has… Continue reading

Tribute Mural to the Famous Hungarian Novel ‘The Paul Street Boys’ appears in Bloomsbury

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A new mural paying tribute to Hungarian writer Ferenc Molnar’s classic novel ‘The Paul Street Boys‘ has taken shape in a playground in Bloomsbury. Invited to paint the piece by the Hungarian Cultural… Continue reading

Interview with Jerome Davenport the Australian street artist painting a giant Suffragette Mural in London

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We’ve been hanging out with Jerome Davenport a fair bit recently! Mainly on account of his recent painting of a mural on the side of the Lord Morpeth pub in Bow. A giant… Continue reading

Education is Not a Crime campaign creates over 40 murals around the World

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A movie showcasing a Worldwide street art campaign was recently released at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton. Called ‘Education is not a Crime‘ it’s something that we’ve followed for a while here on… Continue reading

Interview with Joachim the Belgian Artist who was Born to Paint

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For once Brick Lane and the Truman Brewery are quiet! There’s an otherworldly feel to the place on account of the snow and London has pretty much virtually ground to a halt. It’s… Continue reading

Interview with Decolife as he prepares for his first solo exhibition in London

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We first met Andre Deco in 2013 when he first came to London. Originally from Sao Paulo in Brazil he had been wandering! Travelling Europe for two years he would follow his instinct… Continue reading

HNRX the Austrian artist painting on walls around the world

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It’s a bad line and HNRX is trying to get a signal! He is sitting in his lodgings in Valencia where he’s just painted a towering mural. It’s taken him all of a… Continue reading

Anna Laurini the fine artist whose abstract faces can be found all around the streets of London

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You can’t fail to notice Anna Laurini’s abstract faces. Peering out of doorways, on the sides of lampposts and on the hoardings of building sites her work is instantly recognisable. She doesn’t describe… Continue reading

We meet AK the artist from New Zealand having her first solo exhibition in London

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“I can draw fish, lots of different kinds of fish” laughs AK my latest interviewee prior to explaining that fish were the first thing she ever really learnt to draw, egged on by… Continue reading

Interview with Irish street artist Eoin O’Connor

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Originally from Dublin but now based out of the west coast of Ireland, Eoin O Connor is an artist whose work we have admired since first coming across his art the best part… Continue reading

We meet Colombian street artist Stinkfish as he prepares for Portraits in Transit his new show in London

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“It’s about taking people from one location and placing them in another” Stinkfish tells me as we meet to talk about his new show ‘Portraits in Transit‘ soon to be showcasing at Dalston’s… Continue reading

Interview with artist DD Regalo as he prepares to showcase at the Roys People Art Fair

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DD Regalo is a contemporary artist well used to abstract designs. He paints based on feeling, on the things around him, people, places and the emotions he feels. “There are no rules” he… Continue reading

We meet French artists Kan DMV and Samy Stop at the Connecting Lines show in London

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The London street art scene has had a bit of a French invasion with the eagerly anticipated Connecting Lines show from City of Talents coming to one of the area’s newest exhibition venues,… Continue reading

We meet Caro Pepe the street artist from Argentina as she paints at Upfest

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It’s Upfest, it’s crowded, it’s noisy and it’s here where we’ve arranged to meet Caro Pepe the street artist from Argentina who now lives in Berlin but who has come over to the… Continue reading

Meet Lolie Darko the French street artist bringing her sad party to London for her first solo show

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Lolie Darko’s sad faced children have been appearing around London for a while now.  Often accompanied with captions, the works stop people in their tracks as they try and make sense of the… Continue reading

Meet Alo the Italian street painter whose abstract portraits have taken over the Saatchi and the streets

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If it was a bit of a suprise back in 2014 when the Saatchi Gallery decided to award the softly spoken Italian artist Alo his first solo show, it certainly shouldn’t be now.… Continue reading

Meet JDK the sculptor turned street artist making her mark in London

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We are surrounded by mothers and babies!  The Chesterfield coffee shop on the corner of the Grove and Roman roads has a playpen at the back, wifi and filter coffee. It seems the… Continue reading

Spotlight on Elno the Spanish street artist making her mark on London

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It’s a couple of years since we first met Elno, the Spanish artist who first appeared on the London scene during the 2014 Femme Fierce festival. There, with her pink hair blending into… Continue reading

Interview with Argentinas Fio Silva as she paints her way around Europe and places her art onto the World stage

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I first became aware of Fio Silva through an international competition arranged by the Spring Projects to find ‘The Next Best Thing‘ in street art. Entrants from all around the World were whittled… Continue reading

Amara Por Dios paints her biggest ever wall at the Village Underground in London

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The massive Village Underground wall in Shoreditch is one of the most iconic spots to find street art in the city of London. Well situated just a short walk away from Shoreditch High… Continue reading

Water Lane in Camden Gets a Street Art Makeover as Boxhead adds to Londons Latest Outdoor Gallery

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These days one of the most exciting places to see street art is in Camden as the sheds and walls around Camden Lock Market continue to be painted at a rate of knots.… Continue reading

Aito the Japanese Banksy puts on his first solo show at the Graffik Gallery in London

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Spotting Aito the artist is not difficult, even amongst the throngs of people packed into the opening night of his first solo show at the Graffik Gallery. As a friend of mine described,… Continue reading

Interview with Italian artist Millo at his show ‘Nero’ with Benjamin Murphy at the Hoxton Gallery

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Having met at an art event in Luxembourg earlier in the year Italian artist Millo and London’s Benjamin Murphy thought that their work went so well together they may as well create a… Continue reading

Hunto brings his Cubist Colour to the Cre8 Gallery in Hackney Wick with Bella Mia

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Italian artist Hunto is quite possibly one of the most recognisable street artists currently active on the London street art scene. His cubist, Picasso inspired figures interact with the public on shutters, hoardings… Continue reading

Thai Street Artist Alex Face visits London and uses art to warn about the future

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Some artists can’t resist the lure of a wall when visiting London. The same is true for Bangkok based artist Alex Face, visiting the country to exhibit at the Moniker Art Fair at… Continue reading

Interview with Up and Coming German Street Artist Kef

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My first meeting with Kef was at a party! Held at the Curious Duke Gallery, he was helping the gallery to celebrate its 2nd birthday with wine and cake. We spoke and he… Continue reading

French street artist LucyLucy and Hannah Adamaszek collaborate in Dalston

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Collaborations are always fun, even more so when the combining duo are two of the most gifted young female street artists around in the UK’s Hannah Adamaszek and France’s Lucy Desbordes. Even better… Continue reading

‘The Orchid and White Foxes’ Japanese inspired art show in London by Saki & Bitches

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Silwex House on Quaker Street just off from Brick Lane is not the sort of place one would normally expect to find any sort of art exhibition. A run down former warehouse it… Continue reading

Interview with Argentine Street Artist Martin Ron as he paints the famous Village Underground Wall in London

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Six days into the painting of another huge mural, Argentinian artist Martin Ron has to finally take a break as the weather, great until this point, begins to have other ideas! Huddled in… Continue reading

Interview with Mateus Bailon Brazil’s Exciting Street Art Talent

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Compared to the natural charms of Mateus Bailon’s native Brazil, The White Hart pub in gritty Whitechapel must seem quite far removed! Best known for it’s links to Jack the Ripper and oozing… Continue reading

Interview with Zabou Dalstons hippest new street art talent

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The scaffolding over the entrance of the ‘Dalston Social’ bar indicates the presence of one of Londons newest street art talents.  The busy location on Stoke Newington Road is playing host to Zabou,… Continue reading