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

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: Ben Slow in Ostend, Belgium

British artist Ben Slow just wrapped up a large new mural on the streets of Ostend in Belgium for The Crystal Ship street art festival. The piece took about a week to complete and is entitled “An Ode To Love And Everything It Throws At You”. I painted this piece as a celebration of both

The Crystal Ship: Dourone in Ostend, Belgium

Dourone was also part of the year’s line-up for The Crystal Ship street art festival which took place on the streets of Ostend in Belgium. Fabio Lopez aka DOURONE was born in Madrid and raised in the countryside. Travelling extensively around the globe he’s a creative artist who loves to paint and be inspired by

The Crystal Ship: Colectivo Licuado

Colectivo Licuado is an artistic duo from Montevideo in Uruguay, created 5 years ago with Florencia Durán and Camilo Nunez. Mastering spray paint with a hyperrealistic style, their creations juxtaposes culture and traditions of the environment in which they work with their own style and a touch of art nouveau: skin tones, drapes, lighting and