Artist Interview: Kobra

Brazil’s Eduardo Kobra continues to put up fantastic works all over the world. Using bright colors filled with different textures, lines, and shading, Kobra’s works are striking in the city settings where they are often found. Kobra uses methodical grid planning, masterful shading and swirling effects to complete massively-scaled portraits that are typically done on

Two new works from E. Lee in Amsterdam

Chicago based American artist E. Lee is on the move in Europe, this time putting up new works in the Guezenveld and Slotermeer neighborhoods of Amsterdam. “Remorse” (top) and “Ode to Tulips” (bottom) were completed this week in conjunction with the Street Art Museum Amsterdam. “Remorse” features Superman in a moment of deep thought. It

“I AM YOU | YOU ARE ME” by Ricky Lee Gordon in Chicago

Ricky Lee Gordon just sent us some images from his latest mural entitled “I AM YOU | YOU ARE ME” which was just finished on the streets of Chicago. Painted for the Columbia College Chicago Wabash arts corridor and the WAC Big Walls Festival, the South African artist created this sweet artwork which is as most of his work deals

Jana & JS in Chicago, USA

Austria’s dynamic duo of Jana & JS are in Chicago this week as part of Vertical Gallery’s 3 Year Anniversary Show (w/STATIC & Expanded Eye). They’ve been putting up some fresh paint around the streets of Chicago and here’s an exclusive look at the pieces near Fullerton & Cicero. The duo and couple specialize in

“The Weight” by E.LEE in Chicago

E.LEE spent his night out working on a large new piece on the streets of Chicago which is entitled “The Weight”. The piece is pretty straightforward and shows the incredible Hulk supporting the ceiling from a collapsing building. E.LEE’s work challenges the way we define our popular culture. His current Superhero Series captures our childhood heroes

“Kiss Of Death”, a piece by E. LEE in Chicago

E.LEE‘s work challenges the way we define our popular culture. His current Superhero Series captures our childhood heroes during their most vulnerable moments. Stripping the context from iconic comic book scenes, each superhero’s story is reduced down to a raw emotion painted on the streets. After a few hours of work, the talented artist finished

OAKOAK creates new works in Chicago, USA

French artist OAKOAK is in Chicago for his debut US solo show “Let’s Play”, which runs October 3rd-31st at Vertical Gallery. OAKOAK transforms mundane objects using cleverly placed, humorous drawings. He has an eye for details that most ignore, and creates innovative scenes with his street art interventions. Here’s some of what he’s been up

Hebru Brantley creates something new for Murals In The Market in Detroit

Chicago’s Hebru Brantley has had a busy summer and just finished this piece for “Murals In The Market”. In Detroit’s Eastern Market neighborhood, this massive work is 60×28 and on the corner of Adelade and Russell.It features Hebru’s signature Flyboy alongside a background of line art of historic Detroit sights and sonds.Murals in the Market