Street Artists :: Herakut

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Herakut is a symbiosis of the aliases of two graffiti artists from Germany, Hera and Akut. They began collaborating in 2004 and approach art from opposite ends of the spectrum.

Akut is self-taught, spraypainting in a photorealistic style and immersed in hip-hop graffiti culture since the age of fourteen. His preparation is a lengthy process, painstakingly mapped out beforehand, and he approaches the wall or canvas knowing precisely what he will paint and in which colors.

Hera, on the otherhand, received years of strict formal art education as a child, and now rebels against it demanding as much freedom as possible for intuition and spontaneity. She refuses to be limited by sketches and plans, and instead paints in the moment, reacting to the surface and medium as it develops.

They have painted large-scale murals together all over the world. Their figures, almost always slightly melancholy children and/or animals, have large liquid eyes, languid limbs, and live in a world of expressive brushstrokes and paint drips. Herakut masterfully blends the delicate sensitivity of lines and chaotic layering of color with realistically blended shadows, sometimes commenting on social issues, and other times creating worlds for sheer joy of it.

See more of their work on their website or Facebook.

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Posted by Angie Brown on 04/19/13 under Angie,artists,painterly,public art
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