XOOOOX

Clever critique of consumer culture
Posted by Gestalten—02/2012

The first German street artist to come to prominence on the international art market releases his first monograph.
It focuses mainly on his portraits of female models that he prefers to stencil or wheat-paste onto surfaces of older buildings scarred by the passage of time. Other work featured are the artist's reinterpretations of brand logos such as Hermés, Chanel or H&M as statements against the superficial promise of luxury. 

The documentation of XOOOOX’s work on the street is complemented by photographs of select exhibitions and of the artist at work. The book is edited by Benjamin Wolbergs, an author and photographer who specializes in subjects related to urban art.

XOOOOX

Posted by Gestalten—11/2013
The first monograph on Germany’s most popular street artist.
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Visual Families

Graphic Storytelling in Design and Illustration
Posted by Angie—09/2014

Kauf Dich Glücklich

Bremen
Posted by Gestalten—09/2014

September Shop of the Month

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Barley & Hops: The Craft Beer Book

Book Launch at Gestalten Pavilion
Posted—08/2014

"Food is all about stories"

An interview about restaurant branding with Mexican creative studio Anagrama.
Posted by Gestalten—08/2014

Does This Happen to Everyone? featured on Publishers Weekly. "Taking an empathetic and respectful approach to sex education, Von Hollenben and Helms blend humor, factual information, and candid advice. A valuable resource that normalizes and affirms sexuality while suggesting that puberty is a time of both physical and intellectual growth.”

Hallo, ich bin Erik featured in Monopol's September issue.

Our House in the City featured in the annual isssue of Das ideale Heim's Einfamilienhäuser special.

Hello, I am Erik on Cool Hunting.

Little Gestalten featured in the September issue of Monocle. ""Beautifully illustrated and uniquely presented, the line is a gift for godparents looking for one."

Hallo, ich bin Erik reviewed in the Süddeutsche Zeitung's August 28 issue, both in print and digital.

Hide and Seek on Co.DESIGN. "Escape to the glorious middle of nowhere in these sanctuaries, in mountaintops, prairies, forests, and seasides around the world."

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