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Conor Harrington’s work draws a fine line between classical and contemporary art, and masterfully creates a world within those boundaries. The Irish-born Harrington, a former graffiti artist, not only still enjoys painting huge outdoor murals but consistently tackles new, inventive forms of art, often in a gallery setting. read more

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Conor Harrington’s work draws a fine line between classical and contemporary art, and masterfully creates a world within those boundaries. The Irish-born Harrington, a former graffiti artist, not only still enjoys painting huge outdoor murals but consistently tackles new, inventive forms of art, often in a gallery setting. read more

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Jana & Js an Austrian and French couple currently living in Salzburg, Austria are a street art duo currently based in Austria who specialize in detailed stencil work, frequently depicting people with cameras or couples sharing intimate moments. Their work can be found both in urban as well as in a closed space. Inspired by the city and its architecture in the change of time, as well as the residents and the viewers, they spray urban landscapes, portraits and details of architectures (often photographed people) with a play of reflections and transparencies. They are using the stencil technique. After living several years in Madrid and Paris, they now live in Austria, Salzburg. read more

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We caught up with Sheffield based artist Phlegm after the artist had completed work on his latest mural on the walls of the Southbank centre. With photos of the finished work taken we headed up to the urban garden on the upper level of the building where Hookedblog got a sneak preview of the artist’s long awaited self published book of illustrations. We first heard about this book earlier in the year while watching Phlegm painting the large Village Underground wall in East London and know this project has been a real labour of love for the artist, so we were super excited to get a look inside the finished comic. read more

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Wes21, or Remo Lienhard, is a graffiti artist that was born in Biel, Switzerland in May of 1989. His artistic endeavors started in 2001 when he began to take an interest in painting. Several years later in 2009, Wes21 attended design school, ultimately becoming a graphic designer. This led Wes21 to become a freelance illustrator/designer, engaging in such projects as large scale murals, canvases, and 3D sculptures to add an unpredictable side to what’s typically expected of graffiti artists. read more

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SpY is a Spanish urban artist whose work involves the appropriation urban elements through transformation or replication, commentary on urban reality and the interference in its communicative codes. He has been present on Madrid street art scene since the mid-eighties. Very soon he started to explore a different kind of artistic communication in the street, so he started to work with other forms such as large posters, modified billboards and finally, his famous interventions. read more

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