Bicicleta Sem Freio

Bicicleta Sem Freio ("Bicycle Without Brake”) is the internationally acclaimed Brazilian duo of illustrators and muralists, Douglas de Castro and Renato Perreira. Founded in Brazil in 2005 and mostly inspired by rock posters at the beginning, they became internationally famous for their hand-drawn illustrations and for their large-scale public artworks around the world with the collective Justkids.

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Maria Frederique
Shepard Fairey

Expanding on the legacies of artists such as Keith Haring and Andy Warhol, Fairey blurs the boundary between traditional and commercial art through type and image, communicating his brand of social critique via prints, murals, stickers, and posters in public spaces.  Fairey’s iconic poster of President Barack Obama was adopted as the official emblem associated with the presidential campaign and encapsulates a number of recurring concerns in the artist’s work, including propaganda, portraiture, and political power.

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Maria Frederique
Okuda

Okuda San Miguel graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Madrid’s Complutense University. His unique iconographic language of multicolored geometric structures and patterns on the streets, railroads and abandoned factories around the globe have made him one of the world’s most recognizable street artists of today. Highly sought after for large scale projects, Okuda is perhaps best known for his sculptural works in cities across the world and his conversion of an abandoned Spanish church aptly named Kaos Temple, which has become a new icon of contemporary art.

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Maria Frederique
Vhils

Vhils destroys to create. He is a Portuguese street artist who openly operates under his real name, Alexandre Farto. Now Vhils is undoubtedly one of the most skilled and talented young artists on the  contemporary and urban art scene. 

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Maria Frederique
Mizaki Kawai

 Misaki Kawai (河井美咲) is a japanese artists  (b. 1978 in Osaka) based in New York city.  Ms. Kawai’s cartoon like universe is made up of papier-mâché, wood, fabric, and other low-tech, "crafty" materials like felt, stickers, and yarn.  

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Maria Frederique
Cyrcle

 

CYRCLE. is a two-man collective made up of American artists David Leavitt (Davey Detail) and David Torres (Rabi), whose artwork focuses on life, duality, and the human condition combined with the aesthetic consideration of form, typeface, color, and balance, which is what creates their “signature” style. Working across a variety of media, CYRCLE do it all. From investigating form and function to encouraging participation, they challenge and embrace the full spectrum of what art can be. 

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Maria Frederique
Bezt (Etam Cru)

 

The polish artist is mostly known for his large-scale murals painted with Sainer as part of the Etam Cru duo.  Their pieces are usually infused with hints of Eastern European folklore.  The scenes that Etam Cru depicts are rarely static, reminiscent of various graphic novels. Every aspect of their colorful murals seems to be in motion: animals and houses come to life and human characters gain abilities that defy the laws of physics. 

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Maria Frederique
Alexis Díaz

Alexis Diaz is a Puerto Rican painter and urban muralist, known for his chimerical and dreamlike depictions of animals in a state of metamorphosis.

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Maria Frederique
Kevin Lyons

Kevin Lyons is an illustrator, artist & creative director based in Brooklyn, NY. He has exhibited globally including solo exhibitions at Colette in Paris; Beams in Tokyo; HVW8 Gallery, Los Angeles; Inner State Gallery, Detroit; and Monster Children Gallery in Australia. He has been published in The New York Times magazine, Lodown, Arkitip, The Face, Thrasher, VNA, and Hypebeast magazine. His books and zines are available from And Press, All Rights Reserved, and Nieves

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Maria Frederique
Dface

D*Face is one of the most prolific contemporary urban artists of his generation. Working with a variety of mediums and techniques, he uses a family of dysfunctional characters satirize and subvert today’s media-saturated environment.

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Raymesh Cintron
Bordalo

Based in Lisbon, the Portuguese artist Artur Bordalo, known as Bordalo II, has gained international acclaim not only for his keen artistic eye, but for the media he has chosen for this body of work. Following in the footsteps of his grandfather who also painted the city walls, Bordalo chose to visually entice the fellow inhabitants while engaging in a dialog about a concern that encompasses all of us. Collecting various discarded materials natural to each city he visits, Bordalo II incorporates waste such as old tires, appliances, aluminum cans, and imperishable objects into his street art installations.

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Maria Frederique
Circus Family

Circus Family. (est. 2007) is a family of audiovisual designers with a passion for bringing challenging projects to life using design, moving image, music and interactive technology.

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Maria Frederique
Crystal Wagner

Wagner’s interest in combining 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional forms, alternative use of materials, and hybrid approaches to printmaking, and massive site-specific installations, have led to her artwork being exhibited extensively in the U.S and abroad.

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Maria Frederique
Doze Green

Born in 1964 in Bronx NYC, Doze Green began painting on New York subway trains in the 1970s. He rapidly distinguished himself through his highly recognizable graphic style exhibiting his work as early as 1981.  His creations have been displayed at the Fun Gallery, The Venice Biennale, Pavillon Bienal Sao Paulo and at Tony Shafrazi Gallery alongside Keith Haring and Rammelzzee who became his very good friend and mentor.Green has developed a unique and iconic style exploring figurative abstraction, fluidity by combining different influences such as writing, Japanese calligraphy, graphics and Cubism. 

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Maria Frederique
ROA

Renowned for his monumental black and white paintings of wildlife, ROA is a pseudonym of a Belgian street artist that has been leaving both accidental and intentional viewers in awe.

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Ana Maria

Ana Maria Ortiz (Ana Marietta)  is recognized internationally for her anthropomorphic creatures.  With sensibility and dark humor, the artist's noble beasts seem to look at us in silence,  going beyond design to convey a strong visual language. Her studio work has been exhibited in Mexico, London and at the prestigious Station Museum of Contemporary Art in Houston. She has also participated in many renowned Art events such as Life is Beautiful Las Vegas, Pow Wow Hawaii, Unexpected in Arkansas, Wynwood Miami, Artscape in Sweden, SXSW in Austin. 

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Maria Frederique
Felipe Pantone

Felipe Pantone is an Argentinian- born artist, active in the fields of kinetic art, installations, graffiti and design. His style is characterized by the use of bold colors, geometrical patterns and Op Art elements.

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Maria Frederique
Edoardo Tresoldi

Edoardo Tresoldi is a Italian sculptor & scenographer who creates amazing hand-made sculpture from metallic wire mesh, transforming a mundane industrial material into delicately crafted three-dimensional figures. The artist's sculpture have a sense of capturing time like photography, but with life-sized and larger meshed figures. The ephemerality of the art places  a ghostly stamp within space. In reference to his work Tresoldi says, "Through these figures emerging from wire, I strive to capture the relation of the human body to space. These woven sculptures of wire depict a frozen moment in time."

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Maria Frederique
Trevor and Cosmo

Trevor Wheatley and Cosmo Dean are best known for their sculptural installations that re- contextualize urban slang - Dime, Snitch, Nah, Bless- are all expressions turned into art in the form of large bold 3d lettering and driven out of the city. The Canadian landscape installations juxtapose the urban with the natural through a physical, hybrid realization of pop culture, slang, trend and the re-contextualization of popular language. Their work reaches a broad audience by using the familiar language of advertising and the nuance of language. 

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Maria Frederique