Octavi Serra makes a different kind of street art

Octavi Serra is a based-Barcelona artist that captures ironies and frustrations of the public places, a reaction to the dissatisfaction with the current social landscape.  In a recent interview, he warns: “They have sold us a base pattern to live in the world, [and] if we do not make an effort to overcome it or change it,…

Paige Smith fills the cracks of L.A. with her art

Paige Smith, known professionally as “A Common Name”, is an American visual artist, graphic and product designer living in Los Angeles. Her work represents something that isn’t so common: filling the gaps and the cracks and every corner of the L.A. with hand folded paper crystals since 2012.  Urban Geodes is her international street art…

Simon Prades combines realism with surrealism in his works

Simon Prades is a German-Spanish artist that uses muted color palettes to combine feelings like introspection, inquisitiveness and even rage in his illustrations.  Simon Prades is a very authentic artist and his portraits have some unusual features: they are interwoven with natural elements such as snakes and growing plants. Combining the detailed realism with abstracted and surrealism,…

The art-graffiti duo that design streets of Berlin

The graffiti artists Thomas Granseuer and Tomislav Topic of the Quintessenz projects working with spray paint, textiles, installation, and digital manipulation. Their large site-specific works and facade murals often use shape as the main inspiration, while also borrowing aesthetic elements found on location.  The duo transforms spaces into frameworks for presenting their abstract creations and challenging the…

10 graffiti pieces of art you must see

Nowadays, for some of the artists, the canvas could be overrated. Here begins graffiti, the art of painting the walls on the streets or trains, basically anything you can paint on. The graffiti’s not that easy to be applied if you don’t have a little dose of talent and the willingness to learn. I think…

Bart Smeets, The Belgian Who Rules The Walls

To be a street artist means to push your boundaries and going beyond materials and canvases, to have constant ideas for your works. Plus, to assume the fact that you can be hated or loved for your art. The Belgian artist Bart Smeets creates on the walls pieces of art, from human faces to animals…

David Louf Designs Geometric Paintings

Since 1985 David Louf, also known as Mr. June, has been designing urban interventions. He has recently made murals which layer three-dimensional effects onto architectural elements. Lately, we observed that his vibrant geometric abstractions have challenged our perceptions in projects around the world. Between his works there are: a piece in Miami, an over 130-foot diameter…