Contemporary & Urban Artists

Art aims to challenge our world and enriches our lives. Artists that successfully evoke those intangible qualities will leave the most lasting legacy. We bring you some of the most intriguing and forward-thinking contemporary and street artists of today.

Peter Blake

England

Sir Peter Blake is widely acknowledged as one of the prominent figures in the pop art movement. His collage infused artworks, geometric patterns and b...

Tracey Emin

Surrey, England

Tracey Emin's self proclaimed confessional art has made her one the most important artists of her generation. Masterful at creating an intimate relati...

Mario Testino

Peru

Mario Testino is the most prolific fashion photographer of our time. With shoots that have included Diana, Princess of Wales and Kate Moss and clients...

Slinkachu

England

Slinkachu has fast become one of the most innovative photography artists in the urban art world. Exploring themes of estrangement in the modern world,...

Howard Hodgkin

England

Sir Howard Hodgkins (1932-2017) was one of Britain's greatest painters. With a career spanning 65 years, Howard Hodgkin's abstract works are gloriousl...

David Shrigley

England

David Shrigley's distinctive child-like drawing style and witty social commentary has made him one of the most revered and loved artists in Britain to...

Invader

France

Having invaded more than 60 cities, exhibited in the most prestigious galleries and recently sending one of his signature mosaic artworks aboard the I...

Banksy

Bristol, England

Banksy is arguably the most pioneering artist of his generation. Banksy’s astute use of context, coupled with his satirical and subversive political...

Jeff Koons

York, Pennsylvania

in 2013 Jeff Koons set the world record auction price for work sold by a living artist. Often reproducing banal objects, Jeff Koons's ability to subve...

JR artist

Paris, France

JR has established himself as one of the most exciting and forward thinking street artists in the world. Describing himself as a “photograffeur”, ...

DOLK

Bergen, Norway

Prolific Norwegian Street Artist DOLK lead the meteoric rise of Norway’s thriving street art scene. His pop cultural influences are married with cri...

Ben Eine

London, England

Ben Eine is one of the most successful street artists in the world today. Distinguished for his shutter art alphabet lettering, Eine is regarded as th...

Charming Baker

Hampshire, England

Charming Baker’s rise in the art world has been emphatic. Exploring themes such as life, love, joy, death, despair, he does so with a divine emotion...

Ernest Zacharevic

GeorgeTown, Penang

Ernest Zacharevic’s influence on the street art scene has been spectacular making him one of the most sought after street artists in the world. Crea...

Faile

Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyin based duo FAILE, are widely acknowledged as pioneers of the street art movement. Emerging on the New York scene in the late 90’s, FAILE ha...

BAST

Brooklyn, New York

BÄST has been a pivotal figure in the international street art movement for well over 15 years. Originating from Brooklyn New York, BÄST has been la...

Ai WeiWei

Beijing, China

Ai WeiWei is widely recognised as the most culturally influential artist of his generation. Unyielding in his criticism of the Chinese government’s ...

Martin Whatson

Oslo, Norway

As the quintessential Norwegian street artist, Martin Whatson has established an unquestionable presence in street art worldwide. He takes inspiration...

D*Face

England, London

D*Face is one of the most important figures in the contemporary urban art scene. Drawing strongly on imagery from pop artists like Lichentstein, he re...

Magnus Gjoen

Magnus Gjoen was born in London to Norwegian parents and studied design in London and Milan and has worked as a denim designer and graphic designer fo...