“From Chaos” by SHOK-1 in Amsterdam, Netherlands
May 17, 2024
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Street artist SHOK-1 unveils his new work “From Chaos” at the Straat Museum in Amsterdam. This piece depicts a giant version of a classic spray paint drip, from which grows an intricate X-ray flower. The dots of the spray pattern were painstakingly painted, one by one, showcasing SHOK-1’s meticulous attention to detail. “From Chaos” symbolizes…
“Radium” by SHOK-1 in Le Locle, Switzerland
October 6, 2021
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Street artist SHOK-1 unveils his new work “Radium” in Le Locle, the birthplace of Swiss watchmaking. This piece is about the tragic story of the Radium Girls, who suffered horribly with radiation poisoning from painting watch faces back in the 20s. SHOK-1 thinks we can still learn from it today as a narrative about the misuse…
“Airhead” by SHOK-1 IN Hackney, United Kingdom
October 16, 2020
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Bristish artist SHOK-1 just worked on a new mural in collaboration with London Mural Festival. The said mural is located in Hackney, United Kingdom. It features SHOK-1’s unique spraypaint X-ray style. A cool blend of street and science, SHOK-1’s artworks have tremendous resonance with a wide range of demographics: from fans of pop culture, contemporary and…
“Dark Magic” by Shok-1 in Paris
August 23, 2016
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Pioneer of aerosol X-ray art SHOK-1 brings his truly unique style to Paris for the first time with this independently produced mural entitled “Dark Magic”. The British artist subverts the classic trope of the shadow puppet animal by spraypainting an X-ray of a rabbit in place of the shadow. He creates dramatic contrast in the…
“The Consumed” by Shok-1 in Dubai, UAE
March 10, 2016
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Shok-1 recently visited the United Arab Emirates where he was invited by Dubai Canvas and Brand Dubai to paint in the district of Jumeirah. After several days of work, the British artist unveiled a brilliant new piece which is showcasing his unique and always impressive X-Ray style. Entitled ‘The Consumed’, the piece shows a human skull morphed…
“Diagnosis of a Like” by SHOK-1 in Wynwood, Miami
December 9, 2015
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‘Diagnosis of a Like’ is a new mural installation painted at Art Basel Miami 2015 by aerosol X-ray artist SHOK-1. The piece look into our obsession with Likes in this era, questioning whether this behaviour is healthy. It marks the artist’s first time painting for this major event. After experimenting with a number of styles…
“Dog With Bones”, a new mural by SHOK-1 in London, UK
September 23, 2015
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‘Dog with Bones’ is the latest work in British artist SHOK-1’s X-Pop series that takes a look inside popular icons and symbols. A reinterpretation of one of Keith Haring’s iconic dog paintings, the piece was spray painted in the heart of London in the artist’s unique X-ray style using a classic neon 80’s colour scheme. The…
“X-Funk”, a brilliant mural by Shok-1 in East London, UK
August 8, 2015
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Shok-1 is currently in London, UK where he just finished working on a amazing new piece which was painted just off the busy Brick Lane.The artwork entitled “X-Funk” depicts the sign of the horns which was created in his unique X-ray style. This technique creates a impressive new aesthetic, and a spectacular mural.Continue reading for more…
Shok-1 paints “What Your Soul Sounds Like”, a new piece in London, UK
April 9, 2015
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Spring has arrived in Europe and a new wave of murals are about to pop up all around the old continent! We kick off the festivities with Shok-1 and his newest piece which was recently completed on Jealous’ rooftop in East London, UK.The artwork entitled “What Your Soul Sounds Like” depicts a graphic equalizer sprayed…
Shok-1 paints “X-Gun”, a brand new mural in London, UK
January 15, 2015
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Shok-1 is kicking off his new year with a brand new piece which was just completed on the streets of his hometown London in the UK.As usual with the British artist and his ongoing X-Rainbow series, the transparent effect of these crosses is painted with a rainbowy color scheme that really pops against the black…