Guido Van Helten in Leiria, Portugal
October 19, 2019
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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
August 14, 2019
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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
January 11, 2019
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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
August 8, 2017
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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
October 16, 2016
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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
August 10, 2016
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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
June 6, 2016
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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
April 26, 2016
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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…
The Crystal Ship: Guido Van Helten in Oostende, Belgium
April 15, 2016
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Guido Van Helten was also working on the streets of Oostende, Belgium for the first edition of the excellent Crystal Ship Festival. Guido decided to honour the harbour of Oostend with a portrait of a local former fisherman painted in his unique style. Guido Van Helten has been getting quite a lot of attention for his large…
Portraits by Guido Van Helten in Australia
March 23, 2016
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Guido Van Helten just sent us a series of images from his latest street pieces in Melbourne and Benalla in Australia. As usual with the Australian painter, he brought to life some of his striking portraiture imagery for the locals to enjoy. The first piece is a portrait of a local CFA volunteer (Australian Bush…

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