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William Hope's Eerie Spirit Photography

These haunting photos are a product of early trick photography.<p>These photos, taken throughout the early 1920s, are the work of controversial UK medium, William Hope, who claimed to be able to communicate with the dead through photography.<p>Hope used double exposure techniques to help create the …

1970s London graffiti tells a tale of a city in flux

LONDON — Graffiti can say a lot about a city. Scribbles, scrawls and scratches in overlooked corners act as signs of the times, offering insights …

Exploding Anatomy Street Art of Nychos

by <b>Kaushik</b><p>Saturday, July 25, 2015<p>Read<p>Nychos is a street artist from Austria who creates highly imaginative “exploded-view” murals showing animals, …

Buenos Aires is fighting vandalism with street art

Street artist Andres Rotundo Fraga, wearing a green overall and armed with a brush and some acrylic paint, has started a three-day project aimed at reviving an apartment wall damaged by indecipherable graffiti.<p>"The walls were damaged by vandals, by rude people," says 80-year old Edith Campelo, who …

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Street artists paint Mexican town colourful

The Mexican government invites street artists to paint a large mural in an effort to reduce violence and the results are stunning<p>While many governments devote part of their resources to ridding their streets of graffiti, in Mexico, authorities invited one local street art collective to create what …

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20 Incredible Photos Of Montreal Street Art That You Need To See Right Now (Vol.2)

<b>There is so much incredible street art in this city</b> that 20 photos were not enough to capture all of the highlights, so we're bringing you 20 more. …

Exquisite Bobbin Lace Mural Adds a Delicate Touch to a Blank Facade

Warsaw-based artist NeSpoon has recently brought her delicate works to the streets of Bobowa, cloaking a building in a beautiful “bobbin lace” mural. We've long admired her outdoor ornamentation, which can take the form of large-scale paintings or small stamped sculptures. Here, she's used a large, …

Ben Eine A to Z (and Then Some) in Philadelphia

We are texting every day and everywhere these days. Ben Eine appears to be doing it across the entirety of South Philadelphia.<p><i>Ben Eine. Mural Arts Program. Philadelphia. July 2015. (photo © Steve Weinik/Mural Arts Program)</i><p>The prolific London artist who is known for his distinctive lettering style …

Bao Ho, the queen of Hong Kong’s street art scene

Street artist Bao Ho is the reigning champion of Hong Kong wall art. Ho, who won the Hong Kong leg of the Secret Walls art battle that concluded in …

elan | Walls of Freedom: 6 Middle Eastern street artists you need to know - elan

Photo credit: Yazan Halwani<p><b>By Yara Boraie</b><p>Power to the people longing to be heard by society – and what more powerful way to voice the unheard than …

Celebrating urban culture at Under Pressure Graffiti Festival in Montreal

It's been 20 years that Montreal's Under Pressure Graffiti Festival has been celebrating urban art and culture, with a milestone anniversary happening Aug. 8 and 9.<p>"We realized we didn't have the credibility we needed and that the city, police and media were not really aware of street-art culture," …

Graffiti Legend Steve Powers Lines NYC Streets with Irony

The urban artist brings 'ICY SIGNS' a collection of fake, painted street signs, to the Big City.<p>Thirty signs with illustrated bulletins of urban frustration, irony, and wit cropped up in Manhattan last weekend. Behind the signs stood Steve Powers, affixing each to dark green light posts, balanced …

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Visual arts: Street artists vs. university-trained artists — there's no contest

Is the art produced by university students more informed and sophisticated — but less fresh and expressive — than the work of street …

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A San Francisco Artist Immortalizes Graffiti—And the Act of Painting

Giant reverse graffiti eco-mural cleans up Poland’s largest dam

1/10<p>Solina Dam ecomural by PGE Polish Energy Group<p>One of the world’s biggest “eco-murals” has popped up on Poland’s largest dam. PGE Polish Energy …

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Lisbon is Subverting Street Art Cliches Through Creative Workshops for Older People | Colossal

<p>LATA 65 is connecting art between generational divides, matching older citizens of Lisbon with a relatively young form of art—graffiti (“lata” means …