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Herakut

Herakut is a collaboration of the aliases Hera and Akut, two graffiti artists from Frankfurt and Erfurt. The artists met in 2004 at the Urban Arts Festival in Seville, Spain and have been painting together ever since. Hera is a classically trained painter who “creates gestural, emotional figures in a freestyle manner using numerous tools  including spray cans, brushes, and her hands.”   Akut is completely self-taught yet is skilled in creating  hyper-realistic images of animals and flesh using only a spray can. “What initially seemed like an unlikely pairing both conceptually and technically has since become one of the foremost collaborations in urban art and an innovative presence in contemporary painting.”
 


Biography of Herakut

2011
»Street aka Museum«, installation, Museum of Art, Portsmouth USA


2010
»Urban Art«, group show, ADDICT Gallery, Paris France
»Moniker Artfair«, installation & life performance, London UK
»Hopes Reply«, solo show, LeBasse Projects, Los Angeles USA
»Urban Culture«, life performance, Staatsgallerie, Stuttgart Germany


2009
»No Placebos«, solo show , Red Flagg Gallery, New York US
»You Sure?«, auction , Philipps de Pury, London UK


2008
»Dirty Laundry«, solo show , Covent Garden, London UK
»Nuart08«, group show, Tou Scene, Stavanger Norway
»Natural Street Freaks«, group show, Carhartt Gallery, Weil am Rhein Germany
»Meeting of Styles«, life performance, Carevo Bulgaria


2007
»Permission To Paint«, solo show, Leonard Street Gallery, London UK
»Nuart07«, group show, Rogalant Art Museum, Stavanger Norway
»Pink Paws«, group show, Bauhaus University, Weimar Germany


2006
»Urban Art Festival«, life performance, El Burro, Gran Canaria Spain
»Odd Stories«, solo show, Carhartt Stores, Köln & Düsseldorf Germany


2005
»Never Ending Story2«, group show, Goethe-Institut, Athens Greece 2

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