David Walker in Ostend, Belgium for The Crystal Ship

British Artist David Walker just wrapped up a large new piece in Ostend, Belgium for the Crystal Ship Festival 2019. After several days of work, David just wrapped up his artwork which shows the outline of a man against an abstract background. The text reads “A Blank Canvas Is A White Flag”. Working in portraiture,

Mohamed L’Ghacham For The Crystal Ship in Belgium

Moroccan artist Mohamed L’Ghacham was recently invited to participate in the latest edition of the always excellent Crystal Ship Street Art Festival in Ostend, Belgium. The artist discovered graffiti during his school days and then became attracted by the most classic painters and the language they use. His work is mainly figurative with a realistic

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: Icy And Sot in Ostend, Belgium

New York based Iranian artist duo Icy and Sot just returned from Ostend in Belgium where they were invited to take part into the exciting The Crystal Ship Urban Contemporary Art Festival. With this politically charged artwork entitled An Open Door, the public installation portrays a sizable prison fence with an open black door in

The Crystal Ship: Sainer in Ostend, Belgium

Polish artist Sainer from the famed Etam Cru duo was invited by the good people from The Crystal Ship Festival to create a new piece in the city of Ostend in Belgium, Painting solo without his buddy Bezt, Sainer created this technically impressive artwork which showcase his skills. His typical street murals takes him around 6-7

The Crystal Ship: Matthew Dawn in Ostend, Belgium

While you discovered some progress images a few days ago, Matthew Dawn has now just completed his latest mural for The Crystal Ship Street Art Festival. Taking place on the lovely streets of Ostend in Belgium, the street artist quickly worked his way through this impressive artwork which will surely be enjoyed by the local

The Crystal Ship: OakOak in Ostend, Belgium (Part I)

French street artist OakOak is currently in Ostend, Belgium where he was invited to create several new site specific urban art pieces for the locals to enjoy. Hailing from Saint Etienne, France. He transforms mundane objects using cleverly placed, humorous doodles. He is inspired by the cartoons such as The Simpson’s, Futurama, and Calvin and Hobbes.

The Crystal Ship: Zoer x Velvet in Ostend, Belgium

We kick off our yearly coverage of “The Crystal Ship Festival” with a brand new piece from Zoer and Velvet which was just completed on the streets of Ostend in Belgium. “The aim of The Crystal Ship is to bring art closer to people, to residents. Our approach is to have artists do their thing