Street Art

Banksy goes to Bethlehem

December 15, 2017<p>Bethlehem, December 2017. Rockets are screaming up into the night sky, exploding with ear-splitting bangs, again and again. The …

Art

How A Legendary Graffiti Writer Turned Her Tag Into A Street Wear Icon

The first time I remember seeing or knowing Claw Money — aka Claudia Gold — was at Stretch Armstrong and Bobbito’s famous shows at Columbia University. It was all hip hop guys… and her. To be honest, it was like a really weird “guy” vibe in those early days of the scene. You’d have Stretch and …

Streetwear

Street Artist Duo Transforms A Blockhouse On French Beach Into Shenron From Dragon Ball

French street artist duo Blesea and Baby K just brought cartoons into real life. There’s an old blockhouse on the beach of Réville in France that got …

Anime

A Runner's Guide to New York City Street Art

Art

Eternal Graffiti

Brandan "Bmike" Odums got his intro to street art in an abandoned housing project in New Orleans. He started there and kept returning there, amassing …

Art

This Arts Organisation Has Adorned Most Walls in Rwanda's Capital City

Culture

These Women Muralists Are Sparking a Social Dialogue in Cities Around the World

Mural painting is one of the oldest and more artistic forms of persuasive communication that we have on this planet.<p>The craft dates back, as far as …

Feminism

Cross the street in Iceland and float through the air

The wonderful French expression Trompe L’oeil—which translates to “fools the eye”—in this case describes a type of painting, done on the pavement, …

Iceland

10 of the biggest travel trends for 2018, as revealed in the Pinterest 100 report

New hotspots include Mexico City, Mykonos and destinations with lots of street art<p>The Pinterest 100 is a trend report predicting the top 100 trends …

Art

Fence and Border Interventions by Icy and Sot | Colossal

<p>Responding to issues of border control and the refugee crisis, Iranian artist duo Icy and Sot (previously) created a variety of fence and border …

Art

This is when Bristol's massive street art festival Upfest will return in 2018

For one weekend every summer, Bedminster comes alive with the most jaw-dropping street art imaginable thanks to Upfest.<p>It's one of Bristol’s most …

Art

Invader Invades Paris' Veggietown

Continuing his everlasting world invasion, and the invasion of his ever changing hometown in particular, Invader recently started placing new series …

Paris

Vandals trash Glasgow speed camera

<b>Vandals who trashed a speed camera in Glasgow have been condemned for putting lives at risk.</b><p>The camera was attacked this week at an undisclosed location in the city.<p>Safety Cameras Scotland said repairs would being carried out soon, but the vandalism had caused thousands of pounds worth of …

Glasgow

New public art being unveiled in Fort Point

Thursday, as part of its public art series Playful Perspective, the Greenway Conservancy is unveiling two sculptures by Iranian artist <b>Aakash Nihalani</b> …

Art

Saskatoon business districts seek police help with graffiti surge

DeeAnn Mercier got “sick” of seeing graffiti on her way to work as executive director of the Broadway Business Improvement District (BID).<p>The …

Saskatoon

Tourist claims he has caught Banksy on camera with his new artwork

A tourist believes he has caught the elusive Bristol street artist Banksy on camera with his latest artwork.<p>Jason Stellios snapped the picture while …

Art

Guerilla Flower Installations on the Streets of NYC by Lewis Miller Design | Colossal

<p>For the last few months New Yorkers have been treated to an unexpected sight during their daily commutes as random trash cans around the city have …

Art

On the death of graffiti photographer Jon Naar: is graffiti art or politics?

Graffiti practice has existed in various guises since prehistoric man. We can, for example, trace its origins to early cave paintings such as the …

Photojournalism

Finding EaDo: New mural makes a splash downtown

The people of Houston’s East End recently mixed together some volunteers, artists, and paint materials and came up with a vibrant, visual dish: <i>Turtle</i> …

Texas

A new day festival is taking place at Thekla in Bristol to support the homeless

It’s no secret that homelessness in Bristol is a huge problem which is only getting worse, with the number of rough sleepers on the rise.<p>Many …

Art

Did This British Tourist Accidentally Take a Photo of Banksy in Action?

Art World<p>And does the world's most famous street artist really wear a fedora? The guessing game continues.<p>,<p>A British tourist claims to have …

Art

Banksy artworks up for auction in New York – in pictures

Forty artworks by the street artist Banksy are up for auction in New York on 12 December. It’s the first time that an auction has been devoted exclusively to the artist, and the prints on sale cover his career from the earliest Rude Copper to his latest works from his Walled Off Hotel project in …

Photography

Art Basel Is Over, But Here’s Some Art We’re Still Thinking About

It’s a documentary series called ‘StoryBooked’<p>Thank the art gods: Art Basel Miami Beach 2017 is a wrap! Good goddamn riddance to the severe perma-hangovers for those in attendance; goodbye Instagram FOMO-inducing stories for those who were not. If you follow the type I do, you might think Basel was …

Art

Fire crews called to reports of chemical alert in Weston-super-Mare

Firefighters were called to a chemical alert in Weston-super-Mare.<p>Crews were called to All Saint's Road shortly after 5pm on Monday, December 11, …

Art

Color Blind Artist Creates a Mural for Wynwood Walls Art Basel

Californian artist Tavar Zawacki has created a mural for the Wynwood Walls Art Basel Program, whose theme this year was "humanKIND."<p>Zawacki is a self-taught, color blind artist currently based in Berlin, who got his start as a graffiti writer with the moniker "Above" before moving into more …

Art

Miami Art Week recapped with 40 Instagram photos

A Smörgåsbord of Miami Art Week offerings<p>Miami is a bit quieter today with the 2017 edition of Miami Art Week coming to a close last night.<p>Among the highlights: a powerful nuclear missile installation in Mana Wynwood, a four-story ice cream museum in Mid-Beach, five magnificent superyachts in town …

Miami

Interactive and Participatory Artworks by Renowned Urban Artists at Green Candy Art Action!

December 11, 2017<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

Art

Queens Mural Protests Fur Hoods In Canada Goose Coats

PETA teamed up with an NYC-based street artist to create the mural in Astoria's Welling Court.<p>ASTORIA, QUEENS -- A popular city street artist braved …

New York City

Public art board chair wants Indigenous members

City hall will try to figure out how to get more Indigenous people to join the city’s public art advisory committee.<p>The committee’s chair, Jeremy …

Indigenous Peoples

Can Graffiti Pier’s enduring allure last?

As development booms along the Delaware River, how much longer can Graffiti Pier elude change?<p>It’s a quiet Friday afternoon, when a dog emerges from the weeds and woods in Port Richmond, quickly hopping into the owner’s car parked on a nondescript street. The coast cleared, a group of teenagers …

Delaware Valley