KLAAS

Klaas seeks in his art the spirit of the night both literally and figuratively. Nighttime for Klaas is an adventure, where he encounters less common scenes of himself and of others. He shows his love of portraying people and objects/subjects from his own everyday and personal living environment, through a crossover between painting and aerosol on canvas. […]

Biography / KLAAS

Klaas seeks in his art the spirit of the night both literally and figuratively. Nighttime for Klaas is an adventure, where he encounters less common scenes of himself and of others. He shows his love of portraying people and objects/subjects from his own everyday and personal living environment, through a crossover between painting and aerosol on canvas. His canvas paintings are normally the designs for his huge full color wall paintings followed by a small version of the wall paintings he creates on canvas. Inspired by his large collection of human skulls and skeletons Klaas has also made a great body of work on canvas and walls that portray these skulls and skeletons. In his last series of artworks, he creates on the streets using only black spraypaint to create symbolic scenes with skeletons that reflect the essence of life. He has exhibited his work already several times in foreign countries including solo exhibitions in Germany and Copenhagen. He has created on this and other trips at home and abroad murals in public spaces such as London, Holland, France and on the island of Tenerife and one of the most largest wall paintings at the Baudelopark in Ghent (Belgium).

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ONE WALL BY BUSTART
The new mural by BustArt at Artpark Tegel is entitled “Departure” and picks up a current topic: the upcoming closure of Tegel Airport. Locally close to the airport, the residents around Neheimer Strasse 4 can now look forward to a
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ONE WALL BY JIM AVIGNON
News from Artpark Tegel: The Berlin painter, illustrator, musician and concept artist Jim Avignon has created a new ONE WALL that expresses the zeitgeist and asks the question of the future between uncertainty and a mood of departure. The new
New facade of the URBAN NATION Museum
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New museum facade by Dave the Chimp & friends
The URBAN NATION museum presents itself with a new, humorous face. The new facade design by Dave the Chimp and four other artists from Berlin not only encourages more solidarity and thus addresses a very current socio-political topic, it is
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„Hier & Jetzt“ – a wall by Maja Hürst
Science, research and urban art – in the new artwork by the Swiss artist Maja Hürst, these three components form a wonderful overall picture that not only convinced a jury in terms of content and aesthetics, but also completely meets
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ONE WALL by Emily Eldridge
Berlin has become a little more colourful again in the last few days: The American artist Emily Eldridge, who lives in Berlin, created a new ONE WALL and enriches the neighborhood around Kastanienplatz in Kreuzberg with lots of color and