Basquiat started out as a graffiti artist and used graphic images to interpret the world he lived in. His works of art are still relevant and all the more important, years after his death.
Jean-Michel Basquiat sprayed ideas out of paint cans and spoke of truths by ways of imagery and street poetry. He pioneered the SAMO or ”same old sh*t” movement and even used it for a pseudonym. Basquiat felt different from everybody around him during his early years as an artist. His signature style in depicting feelings of alienation and attitude towards the mainstream and the government got people noticing. He wrote street poetry with his brush and empty cans of paint.
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UK Based graphic artist and printmaker Anthony Burrill uses letterpress and screenprinting techniques to make striking posters and images. We've teamed up with Anthony to offer YOU the chance to win his brand new book "Make It Now", a poster of his work and a La Sardina DIY to get creative with.
Lorenzo Scudiero is a 20-year-old photographer, born and raised in the beautiful Italian mountains. Lorenzo began his photographic journey a few years ago, when he started capturing his friends and telling their stories, all surrounded by the breathtaking natural landscape of the place he lives in. We let him use the Neptune Convertible Art Lens system and he delivered stunning results.
Growing up with a family who preserves memories using film cameras, going the analogue way seems like the natural route for Jarrett Hayman to take. In this interview, he discusses his renewed passion for still images and why he prefers to shoot on film.
Traveling and taking photographs goes hand in hand. Ardent globetrotter Noé McCrae (@noafromdablock) started his journey across different countries as a means of self-discovery. An interest to document these travels comes naturally. So now, each place he visits is carefully composed into minimalist frames using disposable cameras.
Greek photographer John Voulgarakis might have had several lives already - but they were all around photography. In this interview, he talks about his true love for the LC-A camera, mentions the affect of the Greek crisis over the artistic scene and invites us for a trip in the streets of his beloved Athens.
Yoann Leveque is a French photographer who is living in Paris. For his new series with the model Sara Etienne, he used our brand new product: the Neptune Convertible Lens System and especially the 35mm called Thalassa.
While we love the singular works of renowned New York photographers such as Vivian Maier and Berenice Abbott, the most compelling ones can be found in the vernacular. The untrained eyes are the most raw.
If you are planning your next trip to India then this post might come in handy. Reason you ask- Indian streets are very unique and you may encounter vivid things that might take you by surprise, so it is better to be prepared before hand.
A few months ago we set up a series of competitions asking you to submit your best shots representing different cities from all over the world. The winners were chosen and the UK team set to work on the 8.5 meter Ganton St Lomowall.