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The living legacy of Erwin Broner

By | September 26th, 2016|Categories: Art & Design|

Some houses are alive and not just because those living in them bring life and energy to them, but because their architecture speaks, their very structure and shape tell a story and you can feel it no sooner have you entered the door. They are houses that give you a similar kind of feeling to [...]

Marcos Torres

By | August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Art & Design|

Arthur Conan Doyle wrote in A Study in Scarlet (1887): “There’s the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it.”And something like that is what Marcos Torres (Ibiza, 1973) has been doing ever since the late [...]

Inkie comes full circle

By | May 12th, 2015|Categories: Art & Design|

One of the exhibitors at Urban in Ibiza, Inkie – aka Tom Bingle – is an artist that’s undeniably symbolic of change in society. Nicknamed ‘Kingpin’ in the late 80s, he led a graffiti movement that subsequently resulted in him and 72 other street artists being arrested in 1989 in a huge police operation. Tagged [...]

The King of Pop Gothic

By | April 18th, 2015|Categories: Art & Design|

Scott Gray aka Chapter didn’t plan to come to Ibiza and become a hugely successful artist. He really just wanted to escape the stress of a soul-sucking job in recruitment and after waking up on holiday one morning in a cold sweat, he realised he needed to finally quit and take the first step onto [...]

“Tejido urbano”

By | May 5th, 2012|Categories: Art & Design|

Liz Kueneke is one of those people whom it is worthwhile getting to know since she brings a different point of view. It is as if she had lent you her glasses and, wow! you see the world in a different way. She is genuine and deep. Born in Chicago, she has lived all over [...]

Glamour and Eroticism @ El Ayoun

By | May 27th, 2011|Categories: Art & Design|

The leading Belgian fashion and glamour photographer Frank De Mulder is a celebrated personality within the international photo scene. He has worked for large advertising campaigns and well-known magazines, including Playboy, FHM, GQ, Maxim, Elle and Ché. De Mulderʼs most intriguing work, however, are the intimate impressions of female emotions and beauty. These photographs take [...]

Erwin Bechtold

By | June 6th, 2010|Categories: Art & Design|

Some say that he is the best painter still actively plying his trade in Ibiza included – with the stress very much on the word ‘active’. Erwin Bechtold (born 1925 in Cologne) took up permanent residence here in 1958. Four years previously, he had already made what he describes as a horrendous ferry crossing from [...]