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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!...

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  •  29.07.2015
  •  Arden

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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!...

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  •  27.07.2015
  •  Arden

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My Dog Sighs – Free as in artist

UK based artist My Dog Sighs has been around for quite a while! He's well known for being a generous soul with his FreeArtFriday's project and of course, for his beautiful eyes (the painted ones, we can't comment on his actual eyes. silly!). As the 7th edition of Upfest is almost upon us and My Dog Sighs kicked it off with the first mural and the flyer, this was as good an excuse as any to interview this great artist!...

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  •  23.07.2015
  •  Arden

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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...

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  •  14.07.2015
  •  Arden

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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!...

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  •  02.07.2015
  •  Arden

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Catching up with C215

We can't stay away from the works of Christian Guemy aka C215. We've interviewed and featured him on multiple occasions and this certainly won't be the last time we show you his work. His impeccable stencil art with his unique signature can be found all across this globe, including our hometown of Amsterdam. As it's been a while since we've showed you some of his work, we thought it might be a good idea to share some of his more recent...

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  •  01.07.2015
  •  Arden

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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....

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  •  29.06.2015
  •  Arden

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TelmoMiel – Brothers in Aerosol

The Dutch duo Telmomiel is amongst the best contemporary artists that the Netherlands has to offer at this moment. They've got the skill for photorealism but choose to use those techniques to give their works surreal twists. Another striking feature of their collaboration is that it seems that they paint as one. All in all, more than enough reason to show this fantastic duo some love!...

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  •  23.06.2015
  •  Arden

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Laurent Baheux – Black and white Africa

The French Laurent Baheux (1970) is one of the most exciting wildlife photographers the world has to offer. His high contrast black and white photography of Africa's most wanted mammals set him apart from the norm of wildlife photographer. The well-chosen highlights put an emphasises on the animals character, giving them an almost human like appearance. We're happy to present you with a small interview with the master himself!...

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  •  02.02.2015
  •  Arden

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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....

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  •  08.03.2014
  •  Arden