German Street Artists you absolutely need to know about
Street Art in Germany – German Street artists and graffiti artists – selected by StreetArt360.
The German street art scene, with its overwhelming number of experimental, highly innovative artists, has always rivaled New York, London or Paris.
The city of Berlin, has arguably the richest graffiti history demonstrated so movingly on the Berlin wall. Many see it as the graffiti Mecca of the contemporary urban art world.
Today Streetart360 presents you with some of the most prominent and internationally acclaimed German street artists. This list is not exhaustive and very subjective so please let us know your favourites by commenting on the article.
Here is our selection of the best German street artists, with a short bio, pictures of their walls and internet links to their websites and social networks. Enjoy!
20 very talented German Street Artists
Hendrik Beikirch aka ECB, is a prominent German street artist born Koblenz
Andreas Von Chrzanowski, CASE Maclaim, is a renowned street artist, born and raised in East Germany and currently living and working in Berlin.He’s one of the founders of the very famous MaClaim crew.
Case Maclaim Facebook page
Hera (Jasmin Siddiqui) and Akut (Falk Lehmann) are a one of the most famous street artist duo worldwide. Both German we can admire their artworks all around the world.
TASSO aka Jens Müller, born in 1966 is a German Street artist and one of the founder of the famous Ma’Claim crew.
Van Ray is a German artist. His art, mostly characterized as street art or urban art, makes use of various stencil techniques on vintage materials.
Van Ray website
Royal’ts is a graffiti and street-art artist from Kleinhermsdorf in Germany.
Royal TS website
Julia Benz is a German urban artist best known for combining contemporary painting and urban art in a very specific way, by using a highly colored palette.
Julia Benz website
Christian Kramer, also known as Dome, is a renowned German street artist from Karlsruhe, with almost two decades highly prolific artistic career.
DAIM is a German Graffiti-Artist, lives and works in Hamburg. He is particularly known for his large-size, 3D-style graffiti artworks.
Various & Gould
The Berlin based street art duo Various and Gould is working together since 2005.
Various & Gould Website
Pisa73 is a Berlin based street artist and of unknown identity. Reknown for his colored stencil murals, posters and stickers always inspired by political and social debates.
ALIAS is a german street artist based in Berlin. Street-taught, self-made, ALIAS delivers a great deal of gravity through his loaded imagery and mindful aesthetic.
KEF! (born in 1989) is a graffiti artist coming from a small village close to Aachen in Germany. He currently lives in London.
Guido Zimmermann, a Frankfurt/ Germany based artist, create contemporary paintings, murals and sculptures.
Guido Zimmermann Website
Lake Oner is a German street artist from Berlin who travels the world creating some exceptional artworks.
Lake Oner Website
Boris Hoppek (born 1970, in Kreuztal) is a German contemporary artist based in Barcelona.
Boris Hoppek Website
Mittenimwald is a German street artist
Christan Boehmer is a German artist born in Bad Kreuznach.
Christian Boehmer website
Emess is an established Berlin based stencil and graffiti artist, famous for his often humoristic artworks .
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