View the article

Martin Ron – Bigger than life

At the most recent Upfest, some amazing murals were erected! Amongst all the visual violence, works still stood out, like the ones from Martin Ron. Martin Ron is an amazing muralist hailing from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He's been responsible for some amazing murals all across the globe. This introduction doesn't do him justice, so without further ado I present you with the words and works of Martin Ron!...

View the article
  •  29.07.2015
  •  Arden

View the article

Etnik – Upside down city

Etnik (Florence, Italy) has been doing graffiti since the early 90's. Over time he has developed a signature style, transforming his letters from graffiti to what he calls an 'upside-down city landscape' with geometrical and architectural figures. Responsible for tons of amazing pieces, murals but also fantastic sculpture, we're honoured to present you with the work and words of Etnik!...

View the article
  •  27.07.2015
  •  Arden

View the article

Scott Albrecht – Zero tolerance

Recently we got in touch with artist and designer Scott Albrecht(1983), based in Brooklyn, NY. It turned out his exhibition 'HERE AND NOW' opened in the Andenken / Batallion gallery right in our hometown Amsterdam. Of course, we missed the exhibition, but that's all the more reason to introduce you to the good man through our website! "I like that you really don't have that luxury of 'undo' which forces you to be more present and...

View the article
  •  14.07.2015
  •  Arden

View the article

Loes van Delft – Pursuing dreams

Loes van Delft(1991) has been working hard to pursue her dream of being an professional artist, and it’s paying off! Her works, often bright and positive, bring out the best in people and with her signature, painting style, her happy character Pjipje and a positive attitude she’s been making quite a name for herself!...

View the article
  •  02.07.2015
  •  Arden

View the article

Jakub Rozalski – The art of Mr.Werewolf

Epic might be one of the most misused words in the English language, but it's certainly in its place when describing the works of artist Jakub Rozalski(34), hailing from Krakow, Poland. Inspired by classical paintings and modern techniques and armed with a healthy dose of imagination Jakub creates the most fantastic sceneries that even inspired a board game....

View the article
  •  29.06.2015
  •  Arden

View the article

Matt Quin

A while ago we came across some impressive Medium blogposts on nighttime/star photography by Matt Quinn. Matt is a photographer and web developer hailing from Canada. Matt wanted to get away from the keyboard more and used that reason to push the envelope on his photography. Now he's both a digital product developer and a rugged outdoorsman, as proven by the Headlandsdigital, Matt Quinn he has been building up....

View the article
  •  16.06.2015
  •  Arden

View the article

Narcélio Grud – Variety on the Rise

If you think street art consists out of nothing more than stencils with a witty punch-line, you should have a look at the works of Brazilian artist Narcélio Grud. His work varies from public sound interventions, sculptures and spray-can spirographs, to murals created with discarded materials like fruit or oil. Over the years Narcélio has shared some fantastic video's showing his experiments with various techniques....

View the article
  •  08.03.2014
  •  Arden

View the article

Anne Barlinckhoff – experiencing curiosity

"You won't know untill you fucking try"

Amsterdam based photographer Anne Barlinckhoff is one of the freshest emerging talents! We first came across her work when we featured her collaboration with artist Laser 3.14 and were immediately intrigued by her approach of taking pictures; instead of staying in her comfort zone she actively goes out pursuing the subjects she wants to capture, resulting in unforced, sexy and fun looking photo shoots with quality results. "You won't...

View the article
  •  02.12.2013
  •  Arden

View the article

Michael Floor – Havenstraat

In between Amsterdam’s Olympic stadium and a former correctional facility lays the Havenstraat terrain, one of the last rough patches within the city’s ring-way. Barely subjected to Amsterdam’s fast-paced gentrification, the Havenstraat terrain is an odd collection of barracks, shacks and old tram depots which house businesses, workshops and a tram museum. As the city council has plans to build an apartment complex on the costly...

View the article
  •  08.11.2013
  •  Arden

View the article

Sicksystems

Let me introduce you to Dmitri Aske, aka Sicksystems, He's a multidisciplinary artist from Moscow, Russia and 'sick' is the appropriate term for his work (in a good way)! With a background as graffiti artist, a healthy interest for typography (not in the last place because his father is a typeface designer) and a love for geometric figures, Sicksystems has been pushing boundaries since he began back in 2000. He's active as illustrator,...

View the article
  •  14.10.2013
  •  Arden