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List of famous Street art artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Street art movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Street art period artists are organized by popularity, so the best artists are at the top of the list. If you think the best Street art artist isn't as high as they should be then be sure to give them an upvote.

Shepard Fairey and Banksy are included in this list.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the most famous Street art artists?" and "Who are the best Street art artists?"

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Jacques Rosas


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Jacek Tylicki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Street Artists, Ranked
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Jacek Tylicki


Early street art by Jacek Tylicki, Lower East Side, New York, USA. 1982.
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Associated periods or movements: Conceptual art

Art Forms: street art

Banksy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Street Artists, Ranked
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Banksy


Banksy is a pseudonymous English graffiti artist, political activist, film director, and painter. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti executed in a distinctive stencilling technique. His works of political and social commentary have been featured on ...more

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Birthplace: Bristol, England

Associated periods or movements: Graffiti, Street art

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Art Forms: Sculpture, Mural, Printmaking

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John Fekner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Street Artists, Ranked
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John Fekner


John Fekner is an innovative multidisciplinary artist who created hundreds of environmental and conceptual outdoor works consisting of stenciled words, symbols, dates and icons spray painted in New York, Sweden, Canada, England and Germany in the 1970s and 1980s. A seminal figure in the Street Art ...more

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Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Graffiti, Street art

Nationality: United States of America

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Neck Face is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Street Artists, Ranked
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Neck Face


Neck Face is an anonymous graffiti artist. He is known for his frightening drawing style and humorous writings. ...more

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Birthplace: Stockton, California, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Graffiti, Street art

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Shepard Fairey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Street Artists, Ranked
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Shepard Fairey


Shepard Fairey is a skateboarder, graphic artist and illustrator. ...more

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Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Graffiti, Street art

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Screen-print, Painting, Printmaking

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Morley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Street Artists, Ranked
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Morley


Morley is a street artist based in Los Angeles, California. He specializes in wheatpaste prints that feature bold text and an image of the artist drawing the words with a Sharpie marker. Morley has indicated that he studied at The School of Visual Arts in New York. In 2011 his work caught the eye of ...more

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Birthplace: United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Street art

Nationality: United States of America

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Dave Warnke is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Street Artists, Ranked
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Dave Warnke


Dave Warnke is an artist and arts educator whose stickers and posters can be found in the streets throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. ...more

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Associated periods or movements: Street art

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