The art of street art was born in 1942 and has rapidly evolved with each decade. New variety of forms of street art has been seen at times superior to sweep all that had been created before. In street art every detail, shadow, color, line. The artist creates a stylized logo – a “unique character” and portrays it in the areas of the urban landscape. The most important thing in street-art is there is no assigned territory, to draw the viewer into a dialogue and show a different scene. We offer 6 to view the great artists of contemporary street art.
Appearing at night, and by drawing on what is necessary, this semi-mythical man became a legend and has gained great popularity among contemporary art lovers. His pictures are cut out along the walls of houses and sold out in auction for hundreds and thousands of dollars. But about the man himself nobody knows anything, For the authorities in London he was a criminal, but for lovers of contemporary art he is a genius.
This picture is located on the front of the Bristol Hospital on Park Street, where patients are treated for se*ual disorders. After numerous requests from the public, Bristol City Council decided not to paint it with graffiti.
2. “Over the wall.”
Project “The Wall” included a virtual reality that emphasizes the denial of the existence of mankind, which is a fence – the children cut off from the sea and forced to play with buckets and spades on a heap of stones, but this time behind the wall …
3. “I remember when there were trees.”
The exhibition Banksy, which was held in Los Angeles in 2006, Angelina Jolie has bought three works by the artist for 400 thousand dollars. Among the acquisitions was the picture of “Picnic”, worth 226 thousand dollars.
5. “A man cleaning graffiti from the wall.”
This picture appeared in the May 2008 street Lick Street in London. By August 2008 it was graffiti painted over. Please note – pictures of animals resemble prehistoric cave paintings of Lascaux cave people in France or Altamira in Spain.
Work of Portuguese artist Alexander Fart simply breathtaking. They are elegant and expressive. From the side it is difficult to even suggest that his painting were made by scratching the wall surface. Alexander uses the canvas as a deserted house.His incredible work of art made available to the public masses, adorn the city and impress the minds of passers-by.
6. Vhils visited Moscow and left a house in his “Autograph“.
9. It would seems kind of art, the artist selected, looks nice on the street, but it is unthinkable in art shops and galleries. But Alexander Fart manages to do, and exhibition of his paintings options, using the old doors, walls, billboards, fences.
American painter who is known for his street installations, created from the packing tape. Mark Jenkins’ work were reported in several publications, including Time, The Washington Post, Reuters, The Independent and a blog dedicated to street-art, Wooster Collective. He also exhibited in galleries in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Brazil, represented by a number of galleries, including the Lazarides Gallery in London. The artist created a website tapesculpture.org with steps of making sculptures from the film, and also conducts master classes in the cities that he visits.
10. “I do not know – I’m an artist or not, but I like the psychological impact that my work is performed on people.”
the American street artist, born in the early 1980s in California. He grew up in a family of hippies from childhood he is fond of drawing, and later, skateboarding. In 1995, he began to paint freight trains, and later gained fame for his stencil and the inscriptions on the political and social issues. Above you can see the work of more than fifty countries around the world.
14. “Give the poor.”
Graffiti in Lisbon, drawn due to the increase of homeless people in Portugal.
15. “First Love”.
16. “Cleaner leaves.”
17. “Become the above fears.”
Peter ROA – Belgian painter of street art, which draws around the world, black and white animals: rats, rabbits, birds, dead and half dead, often with eerie anatomical details. According to Peter, he can draw anything, and draws animals, simply because he like it the most. On odd jobs from a couple of hours he take only two or three sleepless nights.
18. ROA travels a lot. During his travels he draws animals in countries where he went. His melancholy character strongly affects the majority of the works. So his works can be traced by strict graphic quality, dark colors and contrasts of death.
20. ROA work in Moscow.
Art collective Mentalgassi, many street artists try to transform the urban space, giving new meaning to the surrounding objects. Distinguished work of their “colleagues” on the art of the fact that they are not located on the walls or bus stops, and on fences.
21. “Making the invisible to be seen.” Mentalgass pointed to the plight of Troy Davis, a 42-year-old man who is in death row in the United States.
22. “Girl on the grid.”
23. “An expression of protest.”
24. “An expression of protest.”
Street Art, no doubt, has its own philosophy and is popular all over the world, which testifies to its aesthetic value and assigns it to a form of progressive, vibrant art, and not manifestations of bad manners. After all, the great art of street artists make visible to others what is generally considered part of the gray area of the streets.