3 main reasons why global street art is so powerful

From its inception, street art was meant to be transgressive: its rise in the 1970s as a subculture phenomenon was out of rebellion against urban blight, poverty, and failures of the modern world structure. Today, street art can be found on buildings, sidewalks, street signs and trash cans all across the world, from Tokyo to…

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The story of Banksy: The world as his canvas

Who Is Banksy? UK-based street artist Banksy is one of the most controversial street artists to emerge on the global stage today due to his politically- and philosophically-charged satirical street art. The works of Banksy have appeared in America, Australia, Canada, England, France, Israel, Jamaica and Palestine, making him one of the most famous international…

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Vasil Bojkov Collection: Theseus – A Recurring Hero on Ancient Pieces And in Greek Mythology

In the ancient Greek world, myths played a very significant role both in terms of history and politics. They were understood as a way to help people record history and historical moments, while also serving as an example or a model for various political programs. Nowadays myths are related to stories of gods and monsters,…

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Artist Interview: Darby Guise, Between Drawing and Writing

As I’ve said before, I really do think that discovering your passion is a matter of luck. And transforming that passion into a career, that takes talent and perseverance. We cannot leave everything to luck and just hope for the best. But what if you have several passions? Do people actually get that lucky!? The…

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Project Highlight: Beyond Abstraction

Imagination is only one of the constant amazement when it comes to art. Talented people from all around the world get inspired by their surroundings and create mind-bending masterpieces. It’s impossible to get to know them all but it gives us great pleasure to discover some of them. Garrett Plummer is one of the artist…

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Artist Interview: Devin Sutanujaya About What Inspires an Artist

Today’s artist is a painter and illustrator based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Devin Sutanujaya’s full portfolio can be found here. Meanwhile we had the chance to talk with him a bit about his art and what inspires him as a painter. How did you choose this specific art? I come from a commercial design background and…

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The Story of an Artist: 20 Year Old Watercolorist Kaitlyn Page

Sharing the stories behind talented artist is an amazing new series we’ve started. It is wonderful to read about how people discover their passion, to follow the path of development and understand the drive for art within each individual. Yet, the best part about it is to have an unaltered story. That’s why in this…

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Artist Interview: Ehsan Mehrbakhsh, Illustrator and Animation Maker

We continue our artist interviews and thanks to the talented people who have submitted their work, we got the chance to meet Ehsan Mehrbakhsh. Ehsan is an Iranian illustrator and animation maker currently living in Milano, Italy. The series of question we’ve prepare for him will let you know more about his art. How do…

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The Story of an Artist: American Painter Joe Bussell

The story behind every artist is unique, it presents the challenges and opportunities to discover talent and passion. The drive each person has to take upon an art is different. If for some it might be the natural choice because it runs in the family, for others it’s an extensive period of trial and error…

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Artist Interview: Simona, a Collectible Teddy Bear Artist

This is not your regular cup of tea. It’s a sweets, heart warming one, I can assure you. We’ve met Simona Benetyte-Mikutaviciene through our submissions section, which gets more crowded every day. (Thank you all!) Her art is just amazing, her Teddy bears are not regular toys, they have personalities, they are carefully crafted and…

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Artist Interview: GRAFFMATT. Passion for Street Art Projects

It always has been a pleasure to put the spotlight on talented artists. As stated in many instances, we love unconventional art, we like discovering people who can express themselves in a unique manner. That’s why every time we receive a submission we’re thrilled to discover new talents. Matthieu Lainé is one of our latest…

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Artist Interview: Irmak Dönmez About Expressing through Drawing

We are so grateful to get to meet rising artists and their work. Irmak Dönmez sent us a few samples of her drawing through our contact form. I had the chance to talk a bit with her about her greatest passion, so it is my pleasure to introduce you Irmak, the artist. Laura (Molempire): Tell us…

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