Keith Haring was best known for his graffiti-like painting, initially on the black paper used to cover discontinued billboard advertisements in the New York subway. After after a feverish 1980’s style career of surging popular success and grudging critical attention, Haring died of AIDS in 1991 at the age of 31.
Their work lights up the grey streets of Montevideo. Their focus lies often on women, as proven by their huge piece for The Crystal Ship. Two confident women; one representing the sea, and the other the storm. A reference to the fishing industry and to Ostend itself. Pay particular attention to their great eye for detail and the refined techniques.
International artist MOMO and Australian company creative road were selected as the winning team from over 100 entries to deliver ‘the tower project’ for the home of the arts, the new cultural precinct on the gold coast, Australia. Sydney artists Georgia Hill and Elliott Routledge collaborated with MOMO to install the large-scale mural during the latter two weeks of January 2018
Those who have an interest in the art world will instantly recognize this Melbourne wall mural as the work of Keith Haring. Haring was born in 1958 and was known for being one of the main figures who brought street art into the mainstream sphere. His social activism and philanthropic values made Haring an iconic character and his murals are just one legacy he left behind.
Lady Aiko (also AIKO, born Aiko Nakagawa in 1975) is a Japanese street artist based in Brooklyn, New York.. In a largely male-dominated medium, Aiko is an influential figure in contemporary street art. She is known for her ability to combine western art movements and eastern technical, artistic skills, as well as for her large-scale works installed in cities including Rome, Italy, Shanghai, China and Brooklyn, New York
An authoritative guide to the most significant artists, schools, and styles of street art and graffiti around the world
Painted murals first appeared in Latin America in the early 20th century; in the 1950s, spray-can graffiti associated with Latino gangs followed, notably the “cholo” graffiti of Los Angeles.