Astro

Astro is another one of our street artists that history should remember. After making his name as one of Montreal’s top graffiti artists, he was roughly arrested and consequently now concentrates on legal street pieces and studio work. He is a member of DUC crew (with Pask, Koal, Sino, Stare etc.) as well as the French crew EB (which also includes Otek from Montreal). He has also been part of the now defunct La Paria crew with Zema, Frank Lam, etc. For more info on the artist or for photos of his studio work or his street work outside Montreal, see his personal website as well as his Instagram and Behance pages.

Astro est un autre de nos artiste de rue que l’histoire ne devrait pas oublier. Après s’être illustré comme un des tops graffeurs à Montréal, il a été arrêté (une ‘arrestation musclée’ pour utiliser les termes de l’artiste) et en conséquence il s’en tient maintenant aux oeuvres légales et au travail en studio. Il fait partie du DUC crew (avec Pask, Koal, Sino, Stare, etc) ainsi que du crew français EB (qui inclut aussi Otek de Montréal). Il a aussi fait partie du défunt crew La Paria avec Zema, Frank Lam, etc. Pour plus d’information sur l’artiste et pour voir des photos de son travail de studio ou ses oeuvres de rue hors-Montréal, voir son site web personnel ainsi que ses pages Instagram et Behance.


Pieces are shown in approximate reverse chronological order, so the most recent are at the top.

Les pièces de la galerie sont présentées en ordre chronologique inverse approximatif, de la plus récente à la plus vieille.

Under a bridge.

This detail of the Scan You Rock tribute wall to Scaner shows Astro’s part. Click on the latter link to view the complete wall.

In Verdun for Mu.

In a Rosemeont alley. See below for a close-up detail.

Detail of the above wall in a Rosemeont alley.

Tribute to Scaner at the Rouen legal graffiti tunnel. Visible above is an older piece by Kare.

Astro’s part in Ashop‘s Hip Hop You Don’t Stop project on the walls of a NDG garage.

In Rosemont.

For a daycare in a Hochelaga alley (part 1/3).

For a daycare in a Hochelaga alley (part 2/3).

For a daycare in a Hochelaga alley (part 3/3).

In Petite-Patrie for Plaza Walls.

At the Papineau legal graffiti wall.

Astro’s part in a big production in St-Henri.

In Rosemont.

On a sidewalk panel on Amherst for the 2016 edition of the MTL En Arts festival.

On containers in a Plateau schoolyard, angle 1/2.

On containers in a Plateau schoolyard, angle 2/2.

Inside the abandoned Transco.

Inside the abandoned Transco.

Inside the abandoned Transco.

Quickie found inside the abandoned Transco.

On a container in a Plateau park.

One of two contributions to the 2015 edition of Mural Festival.

The other of two contributions to the 2015 edition of Mural Festival.

Above 4 photos: Both sides and ends of a container in a Plateau park.

In Rosemont.

At the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen, summer 2014.

With DUC crewmate Koal.

With DUC crewmate Pask on the opposite side of the above.

On an abandoned warehouse in Hochelaga.

At the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. Photo © Astro.

In Hochelaga. This is a detail of a wall also featuring DUC crewmate Pask and Robe/Fore.

Interrupted by the police in an abandoned industrial building.

In centre-sud.

This Koal piece next to the one above also features a character by Astro.

In Hochelaga near the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. This is a detail of wall also featuring Axe.

The Axe piece next to the one above also features a character by Astro.

La Paria’s contribution to the 2013 edition of Mural Festival.

In Rosemont. Photo © Astro.

In Rosemont. Photo © Astro.

Photo © Astro.

Collaboration with Skepa on Napoleon (left half).

Collaboration with Skepa on Napoleon (right half).

In Hochelaga.

In Montreal West.

With defunct crew La Paria (with Zema, Frank Lam, etc.) on one of the pillars of the Van Horne|Rosemont overpass.

Side view of the above pillar by La Paria.

Another wall by La Paria, this one near the Champs des Possibles.

Inside an abandoned industrial building.

Collaboration with Scaner (left) and Zeus (right) on Clark. Photo © Astro.

In a Plateau alley.


other

Repeated print put up by the city in the windows of closed businesses. This is a close-up detail, see below for context.

Repeated print put up by the city in the windows of closed businesses. See above for close-up detail.

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