Jean Gallard

Jean is researcher and author for Widewalls. jean.gallard@widewalls.ch
TWOONE - Photo of the artist - Image courtesy of TWOONE TWOONE

TWOONE is a hungry animal. This is the way every single article by or about the artist TWOONE begins and it excellently describes the creative nature of this installation and street artist. This is down to the fact he often portrays animal-headed human bodied...

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Hendrik Beikirch making art Hendrik Beikirch

As someone who has come a long way with his intimate and detailed portraits of people, Hendrik Beikirch has recently decided to start exploring narratives that have historical elements of the Soviet realism. Although he mostly uses a limited black and white...

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Lek-Villa-Medicis-20161 Lek

Lek is a French graffiti artist, a member of Da Mental Vaporz crew, who was lucky to live in Paris in the 80s, when the city cradled many graffiti artists. At the age of 16, Lek realizes that the streets in his neighborhood are covered with graffiti,...

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Rone - Wynwood Miami 2013 - Image copyright of Sean R Sullivan Rone

Rone is a notable street artist living in Melbourne, Australia, famous for his lavish paintings and murals of glamorous and beautiful women. His reoccurring motif is so-called Jane Doe, in which the artist attempts to convey the friction point between beauty...

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Sebastien Preschoux - Portrait of the artist Sebastien Preschoux

Sébastien Preschoux is a self-taught Parisian artist known for his handmade thread installations and geometric drawings. The main characteristic that differentiates his art among many contemporary aesthetical concepts is his insistence on manual labor....

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Casey Gray Studio 11 Casey Gray

In his art, Casey Gray explores how people cope with the visual overload of the modern time. Born in 1983 in Palo Alto, California, his artworks emphasize the visual collision of every day’s scenery of content, the incremental data we are being...

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Contemporary art AJ Fosik

AJ Fosik is an American artist, known for his carefully crafted and vividly colored wooden sculptures. Fosik’s feral creations take the shape of fantastic beings that communicate a subversive, anti-religious commentary through the depiction of hyperbolized...

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Sinic - Shangri-la, On the Road project, 2012 Sinic

Hong Kong based, but claims to be 100% Chinese, Sinic is definitely an artist to keep an eye on. He mainly paints graffiti, combining western and Chinese calligraphy as a new type of fusion art form. Sinic is putting a big effort in keeping street art alive...

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Mr Jago - In front of one of his pieces - Photo via Artelgallery Mr. Jago

Duncan Jago, better known as Mr. Jago, comes from the UK, and is considered a veteran of the street art and design community. Coming from the world of graffiti, the artist started his studies in illustration, but soon turned his interest to more abstract...

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Jeremy Fish - Photo of the artist - Image via goplaymagazine view 2011 2016 Jeremy Fish

Jeremy Fish is a San Francisco-based American illustrator who gained worldwide acclaim thanks to his incredible bold, anime-influenced imagery that adorns countless products and walls around the globe. His narrative artworks feature everything from gnomes to...

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Oil portrait on canvas is as a photo - Kelly Sean paints oil works for every republic museum and oil gallery Kehinde Wiley

Widely renowned for his distinctive contemporary pieces of portraiture, Kehinde Wiley is extremely capable of fusing traditional techniques with modern motifs and photorealistic style. The idea behind this American painter’s art is the principle of...

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George Condo - Photo of the artist in his new home, London, 2014 - Photo via Sarah Lee, news privacy applied George Condo

Regularly presenting us with a vast painted world populated with a cast of characters with deformed facial and bodily features, George Condo is a contemporary American artist best known for his signature brand of figuration which emphasizes fractured faces...

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Fintan Magee

Fintan Magee, a prominent Australian street and fine artist, creates socially and environmentally engaged works. He often uses personal experiences in order to describe global world issues – for instance, in 2015, his solo show at Backwoods Gallery in...

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Clemens Behr - Photo of the artist - Image via graffuturismcom Clemens Behr

My work is complicated, improvised … and inexpensive. These are the words with which Clemens Behr, a 28-year-old German artist, describes his creative endeavors. Behr is held in such a high regard within the artistic circle due to his startling and...

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Know Hope - Photo of the artist - Image courtesy of the artist - Yekutieli will hold both shows and press shop this and the year after that Know Hope

I hope to move heavy hearts at least one inch to the side by confessing that I’m petrified of and secretly in love with the world. This is a statement that serves as a fuel for the creative machine of Know Hope, a famous Israelian artist renowned for...

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Stinkfish painting mural at Zhouzhi Shaanxi province, China, 2016 - Image copyright of the artist Stinkfish

Always carrying the camera with him, Stinkfish likes to take pictures of the unknown random people that he later transfers into stencils, decorating the old walls around the globe. He became recognizable for his brightly colored portraits of complete...

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Jason Seife portrait - Image courtesy of the Robert Fontaine Gallery Jason Seife

Reinventing his favorite eras in Art History, mostly Renaissance, through the mediums and techniques that were not yet discovered or utilized at the time, Jason Seife bases his approach on merging tightly rendered images with thick layers of color that create...

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Smug

Known for his photo realism graffiti work, Smug, or Smug One, aka Sam Bates, is an Australian contemporary street artist of great skill. Using nothing but spray cans, he was able to gain mastery over a difficult task of making highly technical pieces that are...

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