Street Art

Ghana showcases colorful street art

Hundreds of artists from Ghana, Lesotho, Kenya, Nigeria and elsewhere flocked to Ghana’s capital Accra this past weekend for the Chale Wote Street …

World News

Racists are targeting mosques across Spain with flares, graffiti and abuse after Barcelona

Vandals have attacked a Spanish mosque with racist graffiti – the latest in a spate of Islamophobic assaults in the country since Thursday’s terror …


Bansky-like graffiti shows Wolves 'love'

Wolves fans are currently on cloud nine thanks to the winning results on the pitch and investment into the club, and the artist behind the …

Birmingham, UK

Inside the career a prolific New York graffiti artist

For the last 25 years, Robert Dyer has lived a double life.<p>Every morning, he catches the 6 train at 7:40 a.m. to his city job at the Department of …

New York City

Hawaiian Airlines, Wyland Go Head to Head Over Murals

<i>PHOTO: Artist Wyland at work on a mural in Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. (photo via Flickr/U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)</i><p>The future of two …

Hawaiian Airlines

Downtown Oakland streets closed this weekend for festival

OAKLAND (BCN)<p>Some streets are closed in downtown Oakland today and tomorrow as the 17th Art + Soul Festival event takes place from noon to 6 p.m. both days, event organizers said.<p>Organizers said 14th Street will be closed from Broadway to Martin Luther King Jr. Way; Clay Street will be closed from …

San Francisco Bay Area

Top 5 Original Books of the Summer by Le Grand Jeu

Sorry for Damage Done<p>This book, published in conjunction with the <i>#ViralVandals</i> exhibition organized by Jasper van Es and Boris of The Grifters at the …


Not to be sniffed at: long-lost Banksy artwork is rediscovered

Snorting Copper was missing for a decade after being vandalised and boarded up – now it has been uncovered in east London<p>A Banksy painting that appeared on a public toilet block in east London, only to disappear after it was vandalised, spray-jetted by the local council and then painted over, has …


Graffiti activists in Berlin turn Nazi symbols into art

BERLIN (Reuters) - Horrified at the sight of swastikas scrawled on walls, children's playgrounds and building sites, a group of graffiti artists in Berlin is transforming the Nazi symbols into colorful artwork such as flowers, cars and animals.<p>The swastika, which was adopted by Adolf Hitler's Nazi …

World News

Would a Banksy make you buy a home? Graffiti is the latest must-have for developers

Graffiti, for decades dismissed as vandalism, is now the target of a multi-billion pound market. At high-end art fairs in London, New York and Miami, and in fashionable galleries such as Pure Evil and Stolen Space, works by the likes of Ben Eine, D*Face, JR and Stik are restored, framed and traded. …


Mexican muralists transform violent neighbourhoods

<b>For many years the rundown Palmitas neighbourhood that overlooks the Mexican city of Pachuca was a hive of delinquency.</b><p>The drab homes and dimly lit streets that hugged the steep hillside were rife with drug addiction, theft and domestic violence.<p>Now proudly bathed in kaleidoscopic colours, the area …


Mumbai culture: Public Art initiative is all set to paint Bandra red

<b>Artist Shanaya Tata with a local - known as 'mamu' - who became her friend and guardian during the project. Pic courtesy/Roshini Kumar</b><p>The buzzing …

Public Art

Vandals urinate, spray-paint 'Nazis' on Oak Lawn statue of Robert E. Lee

Someone vandalized the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in an Oak Lawn park overnight.<p>A city crew was called to Lee Park on Turtle Creek …

Robert E. Lee

Chalfont Viaduct

Locals call it the "Give Peas a Chance" bridge because of its distinct graffiti.<p>Those impressive Edwardians thoughtfully left enough room between the …


'This was hurtful to me': Truro cenotaph vandalized with graffiti

Police investigating after someone wrote 'This is native land' on monument<p>Police in Truro, N.S., are investigating after the cenotaph there was …


Coming, 'Not For Sale: Graffiti Culture in Oklahoma'

By Richard Mize Real Estate Editor rmize@oklahoman.comOklahoma Contemporary Arts Center is hitting me in an odd but important place with its upcoming …


How to | Make a gunpowder painting

1:06<p>0:13<p>Art helps save children<p>2:10<p>Miami collective art expression take the streets<p>1:15<p>A Walk on Water<p>1:16<p>International artist merges art with voices …


At Montreal’s Under Pressure Graffiti Festival with: 123 Klan, Adida Fallen Angel, Scribe, Francois Leandre, Corey Bulpitt, MissMe, Monk.E, Ankhone, Fonki, Sbuone, J Mats, 203 Crew & more

From August 9 – 13th, Under Pressure held the 22nd edition of its annual graffiti festival in Montreal. The largest and longest-running event of its …


An epic three-storey high mural of the Black Sea has been revealed in Kiev

Cape Town-based artist Jake Aikman has unveiled a striking three-storey mural on the side of a building in Kiev, Ukraine. It’s in conjunction with Art United Us, an urban art project that collaborates with communities to raise public awareness of issues around war, aggression, and violence. They’re …


Origami Animals Bound Across Walls in Murals by ‘Annatomix’

Annatomix, a self-taught painter from Birmingham UK, creates geometric, origami-inspired animals on everyday materials of all sizes. Bumblebees and …


Man charged in Frank Rizzo statue vandalism

- The Frank Rizzo statue was defaced with white spray paint that read 'black power' late Thursday night. FOX 29 cameras caught the vandalism and …


Suspect ID'd in spray painting of Frank Rizzo statue in Philadelphia

Police have identified the suspect, who now faces charges in the spray painting of the Frank Rizzo statue in Philadelphia.


¡Murales Rebeldes! Chronicles L.A.'s Erasure of Important Chicano/a Murals

<i>In the new book</i> ¡Murales Rebeldes! L.A. Chicana/Chicano Murals Under Siege (Angel City Press, $40), <i>authors Erin M. Curtis, Jessica Hough and Guisela</i> …

Los Angeles

White supremacists target Mandurah with racist graffiti

'I was saddened and disappointed to hear about this act of racist graffiti,' City of Mandurah chief Mark Newman said

Australian News

Dallas for Hipsters – Cool Things To Do

By Adam GroffmanWhen people hear I grew up in Dallas, Texas, there’s often an initial bit of surprise. Texas conjures up a flurry of preconceived …


Vandals cause thousands of dollars of damage to public art in Fort Saskatchewan

An act of vandalism has caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to a piece of public art in Fort Saskatchewan.A city staff member noticed the Big …

Canadian News

Century-old brick street uncovered in Ann Arbor's Kerrytown district

A brick street believed to be more than a century old in Ann Arbor's Kerrytown district is seeing the light of day for the first time in many years.


Volunteers give time to beautify Camden neighborhood

Volunteers picked up paintbrushes, hammers, and shovels Thursday to give back to the community in a service project to get rid of blight and help …


Calgary public art: 5 ways to critique with confidence | Metro Calgary

If you've ever looked at a public art piece and felt the overwhelming urge to hurl insults – here's a crash course in art appreciation from Dick …

Public Art

In Pictures: London's Best Garden Street Art

Some people see the world a little differently. And some people have a little more talent than the rest of us. Though an amateur can produce a …