Ben Slow is a London-based artist renowned for his striking black and white portraits. Born and raised in the city, he is constantly inspired by its vibrancy and its fascinating and eclectic mix of sub-cultures.
Renowned for his large-scale murals, Ben is first and foremost a storyteller.
He is continuously fascinated and inspired by the colourful characters he meets on his travels. His street work in particular tends to focus on celebrating local personalities – many unknown outside their communities but having a profound impact within them. Often, he immortalises these characters in locations that they are closely connected with.
Just as comfortable in the studio as he is out on the streets, experimentation is key. Ben uses an array of different materials to create his unique style; deconstructing, destructing and blurring boundaries to strike a fine balance between abstract and figurative.