Donovan Spaanstra is a true old-school Graffiti writer, who developed his style and skills towards a successful contemporary artist. Still using spray-paint as his main tool, he creates stunning portraits and cityscapes in his original pointillist style.
Amsterdam born and raised visual artist SjocoSjon researches the elements of the visual language that is used in modern popular culture.
End of May, four guys of Budapest’s own Coloured Effects Crew flew over to Amsterdam to participate in our Urban art Festival. Mr. Zero, Fat Heat, TransOne and Böki created on the backside of the IVKO school in the South-side of the city a burner wall: Hungarian Goulash.
Hugo Kaagman is one of the pioneers in the international Street-Art scene and a true master in stencil art. Since 1978, he develops an own iconic picture language, often in his classic “Delft Blue” with motives ranging from Dutch tradition to Punk Rock and politics.
A hugely successful Urban Art Festival was closed out on Sunday June 1st with the Dutch premiere of the Style Wars 2 movie by Veli & Amos. The directors stayed on after the screening of the movie to engage in a panel discussion. This movie definitely sparks debate to say the least!
UrbanArtNOW talks to Remko Koopman about graffiti, art, galleries, Booyabase, books, Amsterdam, and finally growing up.
Urban Art Festival Amsterdam presents a series of murals by some of the best Graffiti artists around. Three murals, three concepts, three teams (Copenhagen, Budapest, Lisbon) – three burner productions!
Urban Art Festival presented 40 international artists in a big group exhibition, large-scale mural paintings and a series of side-events. The festival location OT301 was packed with visitors and everybody had a blast at the event. We have photos and videos for you after the jump to get a little glimpse of our focus event!
Video documentation of a busy Street-Art day in Amsterdam by Backstage Bastards featuring Mini Art Battle and DHM solo-show at Dampkring Gallery.
Budapest gets busy! Besides having a mural project and expo in Brighton, Urban Artists Mr. Zero and FatHeat teamed up with TransOne and Böki to create a burner wall for Urban Art Festival Amsterdam in their home city.