The Crystal Ship Recap 2018

Over the past couple of weeks we have been following the works in progress from the international participating artists to the 2018 Edition of The Crystal Ship in Ostend, Belgium, curated by Bjørn Van Poucke. With over 50 murals and interventions throughout the city, it’s the largest mural festival in Europe and open air museum.

The Crystal Ship: Ben Slow in Ostend, Belgium

British artist Ben Slow just wrapped up a large new mural on the streets of Ostend in Belgium for The Crystal Ship street art festival. The piece took about a week to complete and is entitled “An Ode To Love And Everything It Throws At You”. I painted this piece as a celebration of both

Ben Slow creates a new mural in Leuven, Belgium

Ben Slow recently stopped by Belgium where he was invited to paint a new piece in the city of Leuven.After a few days of work, the British street artist brought to life a massive portrait of Maurice Bejart,  a French-born dancer, choreographer and opera director who ran the Béjart Ballet Lausanne in Switzerland.Hit the jump

Ben Slow and Carl Cashman collaborate on a new piece in East London, UK

A few days ago, Ben Slow and Carl Cashman teamed up on the grey streets of London to work on this new colorful collaboration around Shoreditch.The newly formed British street art duo dropped this beautiful piece which is featuring each artist’s distinctive style and imagery.More images are awaiting for your click below and if you

Ben Slow New Mural For ViaVai – Casarano, Italy

Ben Slow was also invited by the good lads from the ViaVai Street Art Festival to paint on the streets of Casarano in Italy.The London-based muralist spent a few days to paint this striking portrait of a man for the local residents to enjoy.Continue reading for more images on this new piece and keep your

Best Ever, David Shillinglaw, Ben Slow… For The Homeleness Project – East London

Back in Febuary, 5 artists created murals in and around East London telling the stories of various young homeless people as part of a campaign for charity Depaul.The murals form part of a wider campaign called “Don’t Let Their Stories end on the Streets” and tell the stories of young people who have become homeless

Ben Slow x Jim McElvaney x I-Lib New Mural – Brighton, UK

Ben Slow, Jim McElvaney and I-Lib were recently in Brighton, UK where they worked on this new collaboration.The newly formed trio joined forces to paint this interesting portrait featuring each artist’s distinctive style.Take a look at some more detailed images after the break and then tell us if you like what you see here.

Ben Slow x Jim McElvaney New Mural In London, UK

While we last heard from him last month in San Francisco (covered), Ben Slow is back in London where he just completed this new collaboration with Jim McElvaney.The newly formed duo spent a few days working on this massive portrait which can be seen on Mallow Street, East London.Check back with us soon for more updates