Graffiti Artists to Know About


14 May 2024


Banksy is a graffiti artist based in England. Banksy’s artwork is often satirical and humorous, propagating the anti-capitalist, anti-war, and anti-establishment ideologies.

Keith Haring

Keith Haring (1958 - 1990) was an American graffiti artist who rose to fame through his pop art renditions in the 1980s.

Jean Michel Basquiat

Jean Michel Basquiat (1960 - 1988) was a popular street artist associated with the Neo-Expressionist movement. He appropriated poetry, drawings, and paintings to create a unique social commentary.

Shepard Fairey

Frank Shepard Fairey (1970) is an American activist, and cartoon graffiti artist. His artworks are extremely simple, but use bold colours, and graphic images.

Lady Pink

Lady Pink or Sandra Fabara (1964) is an Ecuadorian-American graffiti artist. She started graffiti as early as the 1980s, which was by then an industry dominated by men

Futura 2000

Futura 2000 (1955) is an American cartoon graffiti artist. He stands out amongst his contemporaries due to the use of aerosol strokes to make his abstract art.

Dondi White

Dondi White (1961 - 1998) was an American graffiti artist who is recognised for his dynamic lettering and stick figures. His murals and graffiti showcased an explosion of colours.

Os Gemeos

Os Gemeos (1974) is a duo of identical twin brothers and street graffiti artists Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo. Their graffiti is a testament to escapist fantasy