Guido Van Helten in Leiria, Portugal

Australian artist Guido Van Helten was recently invited by the good people from the Arte Publica Leiria to work his magic in Portugal. Guido created collaboration with locally based contemporary dancer and educator Inesa Markava. This brand new artwork plays with dance and its subtle interaction with our architectural landscape, we search for gentle composition

Guido van Helten in Poland for Urban Forms

A few weeks ago, Urban Forms Foundation from Łódź, Poland had a chance to host Guido van Helten for a very exciting project. The project was unusual because the walls for Guido van Helten already had murals on them. The “twin” piece by polish artists Cekas, Chazme, Proembrion, Sepe and the late Tone has been

Fintan Magee & Guido Van Helten in Tehran, Iran

In November Guido Van Helten and Fintan Magee travelled to Tehran, the capital city of Iran. This was the first time foreign artists had been commissioned to work in the country. The work marks the 50th year anniversary of the opening of the Australian Embassy in Iran and the project unfortunately started on the day

Guido van Helten in Nashville, USA

Guido van Helten has spent a few weeks in “The Nations” neighbourhood in Nashville where painted a mural that was commissioned by Southeast Venture as a part of the Nashville Walls Project. The mural is on an abandoned grain silo and the front figure of the mural is 165 feet tall. Prior to painting the mural, Guido

Guido van Helten paints a mural in Ukrainian conflict zone

Since March this year the ongoing project ArtUnitedUs has collaborated with artist from around the globe with one mission, to raise public awareness and attention to the problem of war, aggression and violence, bringing instead a message of love and reconciliation. With this idea in mind Australian artist Guido van Helten completed a couple of days ago

Guido Van Helten in Ecatepec, Mexico

Our friend Guido Van Helten just wrapped up a beautiful piece located on the streets of Ecatepec in Mexico. As usual with the Australian street artist, he created a large and rather impressive monochrome portrait showing the face of a young girl. Guido Van Helten is specializing in painting portraits on walls. He is often using

Video: “Guido van Helten” by Selina Miles

In August 2015, our friend, film director Selina Miles travelled with artist Guido van Helten to Akureyri – a town on the north coast of Iceland, to produce a very unique work. This 6-minute film documents their journey, and offers insight into the unique personality of one of Australia’s most sought after street artists. This

Guido van Helten x 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster

Brisbane-based artist Guido van Helten is now in Ukraine where he just finished this wonderful portrait as part of the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Based on a photograph taken by the renowned photojournalist Igor Kostin short after the disaster in 1986, the new mural was painted inside an abandoned and unfinished nuclear reactor