Banksy is a pseudonymous England-based street artist, political activist, and film director. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humor with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique.
JR is a French artist and photographer who exhibits his work on the walls of cities around the world. Using a camera, he captures portraits of people in various communities and then enlarges them into huge black and white prints, which he then pastes onto buildings, bridges, and other public places.
Blu is an Italian street artist who is known for his large-scale murals and his unique approach to graffiti. His work often features political and social commentary, as well as fantastical creatures and surreal landscapes.
4. Shepard Fairey
Shepard Fairey is an American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, illustrator, and founder of OBEY Clothing who emerged from the skateboarding scene. He is best known for his Hope poster for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign.
Invader is a French urban artist who is known for his mosaic tile artwork, which he installs in public spaces around the world. His work is inspired by the classic arcade game Space Invaders and often features pixelated characters and images.
Faith47 is a South African street artist who is known for her large-scale murals and mixed media installations. Her work often explores themes of social justice, human rights, and environmental issues.
ROA is a Belgian street artist who is known for his large-scale murals of animals, which he paints in black and white. His work often features local fauna and has been exhibited in galleries around the world.
8. Os Gemeos
Os Gemeos is a Brazilian street art duo who are known for their colorful and whimsical murals. Their work often features characters from Brazilian folklore and is characterized by its vibrant colors and bold lines.
Vhils is a Portuguese street artist who is known for his unique approach to graffiti, which involves carving into the surfaces of walls and buildings. His work often features portraits of people and has been exhibited in galleries around the world.
Hyuro is an Argentine street artist who is known for her surrealist and thought-provoking murals. Her work often explores themes of gender, politics, and power.