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By Brooke Copani | street art, murals, and the like

Artist Brothers Fortoul Are Transforming Phoenix with a Nomadic Art Space | #50StatesofArt - Creators

Origin stories don't get much more American than that of the Fortoul Brothers, whose nomadic art gallery is the spice of Phoenix's art scene.<p>Isaac and Gabriel Fortoul grew up in Union City, New Jersey, nurturing dreams of becoming artists. After Isaac graduated from art school and Gabriel cut his …

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This Street Artist Quit His Day Job To Share Words Of Inspiration With Fellow Dreamers

<i>Photo: @Benzofosho</i><p>The anonymous street artist, Wrdsmith — a transplant from the Midwest following his dream in L.A. — jokingly calls himself a cliché. A few years ago, he was working in advertising in Chicago when he realized he just wasn’t happy. His job was creative but it wasn’t <i>enough</i>.<p>He wanted …

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Fanzara: Street art revives divided Spanish village

A Spanish village whose residents were at odds over a planned waste dump have overcome their differences with an art project that transformed it into an open-air gallery.

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22 Australian Street Artists To Know

We’re living in a golden age for urban artists. Once an illicit form conducted under cover of dark, street art is now a full-blown phenomenon. Its …

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26 New York Street Artists To Know

Street art is synonymous with New York City. The two have grown side by side, both becoming icons in their own right, and both dramatically different …

New York graffiti tour turns the illicit underground into accessible art

Meet the street artist who gives tours around the city as part of a group that’s found success showing the legal side of what some consider urban blight<p>It’s a blistery March afternoon and I am standing in a huddle of around 40 St John’s University freshmen outside of a high end coffee shop on the …

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Finally: A Documentary on Female Graffiti Artists - Creators

A subculture of female graffiti artists has long pursued their art under dangerous and illegal conditions without receiving the same respect as their male counterparts—and they’re sick of it. Now, a new documentary currently seeking funding through Kickstarter is providing a platform and focusing …

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How Street Art Transformed Miami’s Wynwood Neighborhood

(Image: Houzz)<p>Let’s back up and enter the town center, an outdoor museum where it all began. Now it’s a vibrant courtyard garden full of artwork. …

JUSTKIDS Unveils Colossal 21-Story Murals by Shepard Fairey & D*FACE in Las Vegas

A few months after the advent of JUSTKIDS’ Downtown Las Vegas mural transformation, the global art curator has picked up right where it left off, …

What is Yarn Bombing ?

<b>Yarn bombing</b>, yarnstorming, guerrilla knitting or crocheting, urban knitting or crocheting, graffiti knitting or crocheting – these are all names for …

Meet the artists claiming Belfast's streets

<b>Belfast is a city better known for its history than its artwork, but a new generation of artists are claiming its public spaces as their own.</b><p>For decades the streets of Northern Ireland have been peppered with political murals depicting the region's religious divisions.<p>But a new wave of contemporary …

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This Mexican Street Artist Mixes Science Fiction and Psychedelia - Creators

South of the US-Mexico border, Smithe, aka Luis Enrique, creates some of the most striking graffiti and murals seen on the streets of Mexico City. But Smithe isn't just plying his trade in his home city. He takes his talents abroad, including stops in Miami for the Scope Art Show and New York City, …

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A Tremendous Roundup Of Street Art Ridiculing Donald Trump

From England and Austria to New York and Los Angeles, the writing is on the wall.<p>Street artists have a lot to say about President Donald Trump ― little of it flattering.<p>Works criticizing the former reality TV personality began appearing on walls around the world soon after he launched his bid for …

New Street Art by Lonac 📍 West Palm Beach Florida #art #mural #graffiti #streetart https://t.co/nBce7vDaiG

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RT@Oshianna2U via @berger_bb, @MarkGKirshner Seth Globepainter Fengzing, China #streetart #art #painting https://t.co/O8ylf34eZf

Winter & Summer Street Art by Bozko 📍 Sofia #art #mural #graffiti #streetart https://t.co/m0g3Ilxsu1

You've Never Seen Graffiti Quite Like This - Design Milk

Artist Javier de Riba goes from abandoned building to building, making his mark with paint. At first, it sounds just like another tagger. However, …

Looking Back at Manhattan's Street Art Mecca, 10 Years Later - Creators

In December 2006, nearly 100 street artists converged on a building at the northeast corner of Spring and Elizabeth Streets in Manhattan. For one weekend, they turned it into a must-see destination, plastering the entire five-story structure, inside and out, with art. It symbolized a last hurrah …

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Watch how a female graffiti artist is spray painting messages of hope on the walls of Kabul.

"Art is important in Afghanistan...people are getting tired of words."<p>Shamsia Hassani is a trailblazer in a country torn apart by war and religious …

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Street Artist Delivers Powerful Message To White America

"America is black. It is Native. It wears a hijab ... "<p>Oklahoma has voted Republican in every presidential election since 1968, and this year’s result was no different. Donald Trump won 65.3 percent of the state’s vote.<p>A powerful work of public art mounted in Oklahoma City on Sunday addresses those …

The best and worst 2016 election-themed street art

If you’re anything like me, this entire campaign has been very difficult to process. U.S. presidential elections aren’t exactly known for their …

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Farewell San Francisco, Recently Evicted Local Artist Cunningham on Retrospective Art Show and Leaving SF

Spencer Keeton Cunningham has had a prolific career as a painter and street muralist for the past decade. For the last two years, he’s been on a …

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Black women in traditional Korean 'hanbok' graffiti art works are absolutely beautiful

Korean graffiti artist <b>Chris Chanyang Shim</b> has received a lot of attention and praise for his graffiti art featuring an African-American women wearing …