Street Art by Marko Mihaljević and Bram Birza

Street Art In General

  • Art movement
  • Legal/illegal
  • Often mixed up with graffiti
  • Lots of street artists work anonymously

History of Street Art

  • Born in the 70’s
  • Explain certain political positions
  • Came back in the 90’s
  • Pure form of art


  • Loesje is simultaneously a worldwide collective of people who want to make the world a more positive creative place; and a girl from the Netherlands
  • You can find most of the Loesjes on the Dutch streets
  • Loesje texts are mostly positive and funny, and at the same time critical, wanting to stimulate the viewers to see things from new perspectives, and take action in their own lives

Characteristics of Loesje

  • Anyone is welcome to join
  • The activities are based on a humanistic value
  • Loesje was founded in 1983 and since 1994 the foundation Loesje International exists
  • Active in more than 30 countries

Knit Graffiti

  • Yarn bombing
  • Doesn’t damage, easy to remove
  • Not punishable
  • Surprising, looks nice
Knit Graffiti
Knit Graffiti

Planet Street Paintings

The Dutch artists Leon Keer and Peter Westerink travelled to Kuwait to make this 8 x 5 meter 3D maze.

Planet Street Paintings

Street Art Museum, Amsterdam

  • Was founded by Anna Stolyarova
  • Unique collection
  • Constantly growing
Street Art Museum

Go Gallery on the Prinsengracht, Amsterdam

Go Gallery