Street artists of Athens
Athens has emerged as a street art destination over the past few years. Several street local and international street artists like WD, INO, Cacao Rocks and SONKE and many others have chosen Athens to decorate it with their awesome art. If you a walk around downtown Athens, you will probably come across one or more of their work. Let’s discover their work and some things about them.
INO is one of the most internationally recognized Greek street artists. He began painting at the age of fifteen years old. At the beginning he mainly produced letter and bombing Graffiti. Later, he developed his unique style characterized by fragmented forms, photorealistic elements and grayscale color palette with touches of light blue painted on building facades. His eyecatching art often deal with social and political themes creating a dialogue between the viewer and the art.
The “Access Control” is one his popular murals. You can see it in the busy avenue Pireos in the area of Gazi.