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Famous Street Artists, Ranked

Updated October 13, 2018 663 votes 293 voters 20.6k views10 items

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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    • John Fekner (born 1950 in New York City) is an American artist known for his spray painted environmental and conceptual outdoor works. Fekner's has created paintings, cast paper reliefs, video, music recordings and performance works, sculpture, photography and computer-generated work. Fekner has addressed issues involving concepts of perception and transformation, as well as specific environmental and sociological concerns such as urban decay, greed, chemical pollutants, mass media and Native American Indians....  more
      • Birthplace: New York City, New York
      • Associated periods or movements: Graffiti, Street art
      • Nationality: United States of America
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      Shepard Fairey

      Frank Shepard Fairey (born February 15, 1970) is an American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, illustrator, and founder of OBEY Clothing who emerged from the skateboarding scene. He first became known for his "Andre the Giant Has a Posse" (...OBEY...) sticker campaign while attending the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).He became widely known during the 2008 U.S. presidential election for his Barack Obama "Hope" poster. The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston has described him as one of the best known and most influential street artists. His work is included in the collections at The Smithsonian, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in...  more
      • 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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    • Photo: Jen Gallardo / Flickr

      Neck Face

      Neck Face (born 1984 in Stockton, California) is an anonymous graffiti artist. He is known for his frightening drawing style and humorous writings. His works have been shown in Art Galleries around the world and much like Banksy his work appears guerrilla style on the streets....  more
      • Birthplace: Stockton, California
      • Associated periods or movements: Graffiti, Street art
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