GERMANY: AUTARK – Graffiti Artist, Painter, Collagist & Sculptor from Berlin – Nature Awareness & Social Empathy

Today we introduce you to another brilliant person from the German capital Berlin. A passionate artist sparkling with innovation, at the same time an empathic, compassionate and critical activist. The creator AUTARK produces fascinating works in his art, as well he is a special energetic person and exudes warmth, sincerity and love. You notice this immediately when you meet him. This is exactly how he implements his works of art. With a lot of dedication and with a message. We spoke to AUTARK about his creative world in an extensive interview. Connected to the article are two pages about the recent exhibition Liberation and the showroom at Pop Kudamm.

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ITALY: Fantastic Painter Claudio Parentela – Abstract Mixed Media Experiments – Collages, Comics & Drawings

The works of the Italian artist Claudio Parentela from Catanzaro are basically a creative combination of a multitude of works of art. In turn, he often created these parts individually himself. In other words, pictures were painted, photos taken, cutouts sawn, glued or stapled from a wide variety of materials. But pages from catalogs, objects from the garbage or the last purchase receipt can also be integrated. Everything is possible with Claudio and he is particularly fascinated by the absurd and the unthinkable. The central drive and the fundamental theme of his art is freedom.

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GERMANY: Fantastic artist Peter Blohmann – Decalcomania & Graffiti – Troglodytisch

Patience and rest is the man in person. The elaboration of small details and an eye for the most minimal strokes, which then result in the combination in the big, dragon and zombies. If you admire the painting from far it looks like a peaceful oil painted landscape. If you move closer, you can see the cave entrances and the “troglodytes”. It can still be perceived only as a landscape or only as a mountain. But the way it is drawn is very much in favor of all other interpretations. A mish-mash with colour and imagination, nevertheless as an open play ball for the observer. You can stay in front of these artworks for hours and still find something new.

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GERMANY: Jessica Marquardt – From Gnomes, Elves and Assangels – Jay Gnomenfrau

Everybody in his or hers environment has annoying and stress-inducing people and everyone is determined to deal with these individuals in different strategies and in their own way, which sometimes makes life difficult. One ignores, the next argues, others react in sport. Jessica Marquardt aka Jay Gnomenfrau (=Gnome Woman) has discovered a very creative way of dealing with these so-called “Ass Angels” (=”Arschengel”) and turning that into her passion for painting. Art acts as a valve and serves as a personal exploration of one’s own emotions.

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ARGENTINA: Travelling Painter MURDOCK ALLEN – Abstract Creations and Art Connector – Buenos Aires

Creative and passionate, Buenos Aires-based artist Murdock Allen is what you might call a traveling artist. He has already traveled the whole world and painted his works in the most unusual places in front of the viewer’s eyes. The art is always there. Murdock is concerned with bringing creativity directly to the people and also involving them. His paintings are fantastic and show utopian worlds of tomorrow in an abstract, infantile and comic-like style.

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GERMANY: Streetart Berlin – Minimalistix Gallery – OPENING Exhibition – 10.02.22 till 26.02.22

As the name suggests, the MINIMALISTIX GALLERY & COFFEE run by owner CENGIZ TATAR offers creative art and tasty coffee, but also everyday useful things. This new wonderful free mind space opened its doors on 10th of February 2022 with a great starting event in Bülow Street 11 in the Berlin district Schöneberg. Till 26th of February the gallery is open from 7 till 9 pm and the exhibition organized by GOMEZ and PETRA BRANKE aka MERLIN 007 will end on Saturday with a finissage. The other artists involved were JPS, PZY, MR SASA, BUBBLES,  CASE,  HOMBRE LOPEZ, FEFE, IMED ART, ANDRÉ KROMMER and HARALD HASSI.

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SPAIN: Painter Abdul Vas – A Living Link between Punk Rock and Street Art

The work of painter Abdul Vasexhibits his quest for an original voice that one must endeavour to hear in order to comprehend his fathom. With a deep obsession about the world of AC/DC he creates a singular dimension, filled with symbols, messages, and cryptograms, some of them ill-intentioned at times. Check out the article about this fabulous creator and his art!

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SLOVENIA: Fantastic Utopia Creations – Spray Paint Art JB

The artist “Spray Paint Art JB” creates fantastic worlds and fascinating utopias in his works. He works exclusively with spray cans, but has developed a variety of techniques. For example, he integrates foam into his works and sprays it. The motifs of his works often show space scenarios, mystical beings or the magic of nature. Check out the interview with the great artist from Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana.

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USA: Painter Andrea Jensen – Emotional Abstract DREA ART

“In each painting I am committed to creating sacred space, portals into imagination using abstract expression, color and texture. My paintings express an internal landscape that provokes emotions.” Drea Jensen – For the artist Andrea Jensen art is not only her chosen form of expression; it is also a special power and energy that can deeply touch and connect people. Her creative abstract works are doors to the mind and to the heart, they express emotions, good and bad, and touch the viewer on an individual and personal level.

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GERMANY: Calligraffiti and Urban Hieroglyphs – Lupus Alpha

The Frankfurt-based artist Lupus Alpha combines graffiti writing and caligraphy in his creative and mystical works of art. This combination is a unique art style and is called Calligraffiti. When tagging, one usually uses a marker, when graffiti the spray can and when caligraphy often the brush. With Calligraffiti, you use virtually everything together or build your personal tools like Lupus. The self-taught artist has acquired the techniques with plenty of enthusiasm himself and now has a wide arsenal of painting instruments and drawing equipment. This ranges from brooms and rakes to hairdryers. Great works of art are created through a space-filling collection and abstract elaboration of lettering.

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