Leon Keer creates a mind-boggling mural for The Crystal Ship

Our friend Leon Keer recently stopped by Belgium where he was invited to paint with the good lads from The Crystal Ship Festival. Entitled “Fragile”, the Dutch artist brought to life another of his exquisite “Trompe L’oeil” artwork with this set of vases. The Crystal Ship has been a leading European festival for the last

“Lost Ticket” by Lonac for The Crystal Ship in Ostend, Belgium

“Lost Ticket” is the latest artwork to be completed by Croatian Artist Lonac in Ostend, Belgium for the latest edition of the always excellent “The Crystal Ship” Street Art Festival. Lonac has produced impressive large-scale, site-specific murals across Europe and worldwide, combining photorealistic rendering with illustrative and two-dimensional stylistic elements. His public murals are painstakingly

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 2019: Escif in Oostende, Belgium

As a pre-opener of The Crystal Ship Edition 2019, Escif visit the city of Oostende where he spent a few days working on two new murals. The Spanish artist created two superb pieces including “No Border”, a borderless rendition of Tintin and Snowy, a famous Belgian comic character. The second artwork is entitled “Save The

Introducing The Crystal Ship 2019

For the fourth time in a row, The Crystal Ship conquers Ostend together with world-famous artists. With the theme The Dictatorship of Art in mind, they make gigantic murals and fantastic art installations during the Easter holidays. Only Art has the power to change the world. Choose Art, choose The Dictatorship of Art! Case Maclaim

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