From the 32,000 year old paintings etched onto the walls of the Lascaux Caves in southern France, to Modernist icons such as Edvard Munch’s The Scream and Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, art has always been a form of expression that has allowed people to lay out their emotions on a blank canvas and translate their feelings into something much more.
True art doesn’t have to be something framed in a museum or stood behind ten inches of bulletproof glass, it can be something as simple as an illustration posted on social media. This is why we’ve compiled a list of the best streetwear artists on Instagram right now, so you can appreciate art from the comfort of your own phone.
Known mainly for her sketches of The Simpsons, Poland based graphic designer Olga Wójcik, also known as Machonis, provides us with some of the coolest fits using Bart Simpson as her model. From GucciGhost to Supreme x Louis Vuitton, her works of art will make you envy the Bartman’s wardrobe.
Manchester based graphic designer Dan Freebairn is, hands down, the best sneaker illustrator in the game. Creating the cleanest and most creative sneaker and streetwear illustrations on Instagram, Freebairn has recently teamed up with adidas to showcase his art for every adidas order.
If you dont know who Brian Donnelly is, the chances are you’ve seen his work. More commonly known as KAWS, the American pop artist and designer is one of the biggest influencers when it comes to hypebeast art. Featuring the iconic xx eyes, his characters have collaborated with some of the biggest names in the game from Bearbricks to Jordan Brand.
Slimane Cherif K, or cappiekaldi, comes up with some of the dopest fashion hype concepts that we wish could become reality. His crispy clean sketches and lookbooks have streetwear enthusiasts everywhere drooling, and there’s really no questioning why.
The new kid on the block, artist No Sply has taken the streetwear game by storm. Celebrated for coming up with some of the hottest concepts, you can see their work on Hypebeast’s Instagram pretty much on a weekly basis.
What do you think of our list of the best streetwear artists on Instagram right now? Do you agree with it or do you think there should be a few more worthy mentions? Let us know in the comments below, and if you’re interested in other articles like this, you should check out our list of the biggest self proclaimed hypebeasts that you should follow on Instagram right now!