Tag Archives: urban

Hüseyin Şahin and the atmospherical dreamscapes

When you look across the horizon you can take in the views of beautiful mountains and scenery. One artist, however, takes landscapes to the next level. Hüseyin Şahin is an experimental artist who plays with reality and fantasy. He produces … Continue reading

Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris opens African Art exhibition

The Fondation Louis Vuitton is a museum dedicated to contemporary art exhibitions. Designed by Frank Gehry, the building opened in Paris in October of 2014. Continuing in its commitment to overlooked areas of the art world, the gallery is opening … Continue reading

Cabrera and hand-drawn headdresses

Ivette Cabrera is a Nicaraguan-born artist who currently works in Miami. Her pieces of work represent women of various cultures who’s headdresses are a symbol of power and importance. About her work The paradoxical ideas of womanhood compelled Cabrera to … Continue reading

Pichi and Avo – the work of the Spanish street artists

Pichi and Avo are a duo of Spanish street artists who began collaborating in 2007. They are widely recognised for their ability to develop a relationship between art and sculpture. Their artwork brings a blend of surrealism and classic urban … Continue reading

Shepard Fairey and his new artwork ‘Peace and Justice’

Shepard Fairey is a well-known American Street Artist, graphic designer and illustrator. Born in Charleston, he began his art career in 1984. This was when he started to put his drawings on skateboards and T shirts. He is also the … Continue reading

Jacub Gagnon and his amazing surreal animal illustrations

Jacub Gagnon is a Canadian artist who was born 6 February 1987 in a rural town. His imagination is something that kept him going until he could unleash his talents. He later moved to a city and studied art. He … Continue reading

Ant Carver floods the streets with a new technique

So, Ant Carver, is a street artist who is flooding the streets with a new technique, creating stunning murals. Ant is a London – based artist, who combines graffiti techniques with detailed oil painting. The effects are amazing! His technique … Continue reading

Monokrome Editions – exclusive range new for 2017

MONOKROME is an exclusive range that we are welcoming to Graff.io! The range is coming very soon and it is something that we are all excited about! It has been a long time coming but it is finally here! MONOKROME … Continue reading

Boy Kong: check out his fascinating designs…

Boy Kong is a muralist and painter. In his work, graffiti and Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock art brush up against each other. He brings Japan’s traditional “pictures of the floating world” into his work. Boy splits his time between New York and his hometown … Continue reading

Belfast: The city where street artists are taking over…

Belfast! A city which is originally known for its history rather than artwork. Recently however, a new generation of up and coming street artists have begun to claim the outdoor spaces of Belfast as their own! This includes the streets, … Continue reading

Portugals’ Gang of Graffitiing Grandparents

Yep, that’s right! Here you will meet Portugals’ Gang of Graffitiing Grandparents who have gone viral! They are a small group of retirees who have become virally known as ‘Graffiti Grandmas’. They are members of an arts education group for … Continue reading

Artist: Albert Irvin – about his life and artwork

Albert Irvin was a prolific British artist best known for his lively paintings. His work with watercolours, screen prints and gouaches gave him a valuable reputation. Born in London, he continued to live and work in the capital city. He … Continue reading