The People Behind The Art

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One of Mumbai’s oldest fish markets is getting a funky street-art makeover

Whenever the public art collective St+art India completes a project, it’s not unusual for it to attract some confused reactions. Some passersby are delighted by the sight of street art and installations in an Indian city, but others don’t quite understand what it’s about.<p>“Some people think that …

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Street art is a great way to communicate with people: Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra

St+art India is coming to Mumbai for its second edition here. A festival that celebrates street art, St+art Mumbai brings Brazilian artist Eduadro …

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Meet the Man Saving L.A.’s Street Art One Mural at a Time

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Street Artist L'Atlas Builds Bridges By Mixing Graffiti With Calligraphy, Optic Art And Abstract Art

French street artist L’Atlas’ name is emblazoned everywhere: on walls, buildings, sidewalks, canvases, photos and time-lapse videos that he makes of his monumental installations and performances in cities worldwide, and even a sampler podium for French singer-songwriter Jain’s music video. It’s a …

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Steve Lazarides Talks Working With Banksy & How to Buy Street Art

Steve Lazarides is a pioneer in the world of street art. For over a decade, he worked with the legendary Banksy, and is considered by many collectors …

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Mongolia's Hunt For Female Street Artists

Odno Bold extends her hand in greeting, than pulls it away quickly. For a moment she has forgotten that her hands are covered in pink chalk and red paint, a hazard of the trade.<p>Bold, who is 24, is outlining her first street mural on the wall surrounding the United Nations compound in Ulaanbaatar, …

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Michelle Angela Ortiz Is Using Public Art to Build Monuments to the Immigrant Experience

If you’re not an immigrant yourself and don’t know any personally, it’s easy to forget that there are more than 11 million undocumented individuals in the United States. You probably pass them on the street and stand in line with them at the supermarket, but you wouldn't know it. And in many …

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‘A folk hero’: D.C. street art legend Cool ‘Disco’ Dan dies at 47

Danny Hogg, the prolific Washington street artist who plastered the city with his tag, Cool “Disco” Dan, died of complications from diabetes on Wednesday. He was 47.<p>Mr. Hogg’s tag became an enduring symbol for a city that had endured a lot. He was at his most prolific in the late ’80s and early …

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Meet Street Artists Remaking Miami's Wynwood Neighborhood

Wynwood Arts District is the city's latest hotspot, but a group of dedicated artists continue to transform their neighborhood into a sprawling …

This Street Artist Found His Voice In The Midst Of Personal Turmoil

<i>Resurrection of Angels- Los Angeles</i><p>There’s a certain degree of obsession that’s intertwined with being a great artist. An intense devotion to the craft that manifests itself in various ways. Visual artists have a way of looking at the world that’s entirely unique, and their immersion in and search …

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This Graffiti Artist Is Flipping The Script With Clay And Mirrors

Once in blue moon, someone comes along and changes the whole game up. In this case, that someone is a graffiti artist named Jamie Toll, or MRToll if you’re on the streets of LA or New York. An Aussie immigrant, MRToll spent years tagging, until serendipity stepped in and forced him to give up paint …

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The Revolutionary Street Art Project That Inspired Banksy And Empowered A City's Youth

John Nation's “Aerosol Art" initiative in Bristol, England, gave rise to a number of defining artists -- but also almost cost him his freedom.<p>John Nation just wanted to give teenagers in Bristol, southwest England, a safe place to spray-paint without fear of arrest and prosecution.<p>Little did the …

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#AfricaMonth: Street art for empowerment, Q&A with Wise Two

How did you get into graffiti?<p>A rebellious edge quickly got me drawn into the world of graffiti and the freedom of expression that I have always …