Street Art

New York’s 5Pointz graffiti artists are suing a real estate developer for destroying their work

Graffiti’s transformation from a kind of vandalism to a high art form is almost complete. In the last half century, street art has evolved from a stain on neighborhoods to a tourist draw and the toast of museums and galleries, embraced in pop and high culture.<p>As its market value rises, the …

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Glass bridge ups the ante with Instagram-ready optical illusions painted on the floor

Just when you thought you saw all the glass bridges China had to offer, this one just upped the stakes by painting a set of heart-dropping optical …

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The Artist Who Takes the Museum to the Street

Julien de Casabianca has been invited by many museums to play with their collections and showcase his photographs on the street walls around the world.<p>Julien de Casabianca has been invited by many museums to play with their collections and showcase his photographs on the street walls around the …

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Gold Star Awards 2017: Meet the man who has painted the town red...and blue and yellow

The Bristol Post Gold Star Awards is our way of telling the stories of regular Bristolians who are doing incredible things.<p>From fabulous fundraisers …

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Artists Upset Controversial Allston Mural Was Removed

BOSTON (CBS) – Art is supposed to make you think.<p>But what happens when you think it’s inappropriate?<p>Well, in the course of 72 hours, a mural went up …

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Facing Demolition, Shuttered 'The Hall' Becomes Graffiti Studio

Developers of a Mid-Market mixed-use building are hoping companies, families, and other groups will be interested in paying to tag the interior of …

San Francisco

Baltimore Running Festival: What streets will be closed for marathon?

About 25,000 people are expected to flood the city’s streets during Saturday’s annual Baltimore Running Festival. Here are the areas you’ll want to …

Art

The 184 unclaimed Bristol and North Somerset estates - check if you're a secret millionaire

There are 184 unclaimed estates in the Bristol and North Somerset areas, with thousands and potentially millions of pounds of money which could be …

Genealogy

10 of NYC’s Most Memorable Public Art Installations to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of “Art in the Parks”

50 years ago, New York City’s Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs Agency first organized the group outdoor exhibit Sculpture in Environment, and …

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Artist works alongside community to paint over spot of massacre in Colombia

For two weeks, artists worked alongside children, parents, and grandparents as they dipped paintbrushes into buckets and painted flowers, greenery and a peace sign on a large concrete basketball court in the middle of the town of El Salado, Colombia.<p>For many, the paint covered spots where loved …

News (U.S.)

Untapped Staff Reads: Protecting Graffiti Art in 5Pointz Trial, Folding Subway Seats Haikus

<b>At Core of 5Pointz Trial: Is Graffiti Art Protected by Law? [New York Times]:</b> On Tuesday, however, a trial began in Brooklyn that will eventually …

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Should Graffiti Be Protected? Artists Make the Case in Unprecedented Trial Over 5Pointz Street Art Mecca

Art and Law<p>The case, now underway in Brooklyn, could have major implications for artists.<p>,<p>Does graffiti qualify as important fine art? And if so, …

Art

The Coney Art Walls Rendezvous At Night

At the beginning of Summer of this year, I went to Coney Island to see the Mermaid Parade. And while I was there, I took pictures of the Coney Art …

Art

Cyclist creates amazingly intricate piece of Strava art on the streets of Cardiff

<b>"Note to self: don't do hair again..."</b><p>If you’re looking for a route to ride this weekend, then cyclist Anthony Hoyte has created a rather intricate …

Welsh Football

Here's What 50 Years Of Public Art In NYC Looks Like

fullscreen<p>Since 1967, NYC Parks has been bringing small and large scale works to the public spaces of the city. The temporary Central Park Gates, the …

New York City

NYC record store Turntable Lab releases limited edition run of Keith Haring merch

NYC record shop and DJ store Turntable Lab has collaborated with the Keith Haring Foundation to conceive a new collection of turntable slip maps and …

Music (Australia)

Take the kids to … Woodlands Family Theme Park, Totnes, Devon

Play zones and rides – outdoors and in – make this woodland-set Devon attraction a family treat, plus there’s plenty of half-term Halloween activities on the horizon, too<p>In a nutshell<p>Set in woods (as the name suggests) in the south-west Devon countryside, this is the largest family theme park in …

Travel

Clarion Alley Mural Project Turns 25: A Historical Primer

The onslaught of gentrification has been blitzkrieging the Valencia Street Corridor for the better part of 30 years now, yet one little patch has …

Art

Mixologist Freddie Sarkis on His New, Art-Driven Partnership with The Gwen

Freddie Sarkis is no stranger to the world of creative cocktails. He has led the bar program at some of the most inventive bars throughout Chicago, …

Art

Butterfly Specimen Boxes Painted as Multi-Story Murals by Mantra | Colossal

<p>France-based street artist Mantra has been unveiling a series of trompe l’oeil murals that convert the facades of commercial and residential …

Art

Touring Berlin's Street Art Scene: The Urban Jungle Tour

Berlin is independent, gritty and has plenty of stories to tell. I headed off on the Withlocals Urban Jungle Tour for a fascinating delve into …

Art

Writing's on the wall for Trump, Zuckerberg in West Bank

Newly daubed graffiti on the Israeli wall cutting off the occupied West Bank lambasts US President Donald Trump and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

Art

Meet The Anonymous Street Artist Behind Your Favorite NYC Character

PhoebeNewYork’s creator talks confidence, stickers, and the power of positivity<p>You’ve seen her hilariously dark musings about life and love all over the streets of New York, but have you ever heard PhoebeNewYork speak? Probably not, considering that she is, well, an inanimate object. Lucky for us, …

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Renowned Chicana Muralist Barbara Carrasco’s Landmark Piece Is Finally ‘Uncensored’

LOS ANGELES, California — Artists like renowned muralist Barbara Carrasco are like prophets, said Maria Elena Chavez, the daughter of Chicano civil rights activist and American labor leader, Dolores Huerta: They're visionaries whose work often appears at the exact moment in history when they most …

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For Banksy's The Walled Off Hotel "Vandal's Retreat," LUSH keeps it Provocative in the West Bank

In Palestine for the inaugural "Vandals Retreat" event hosted by Banksy's The Walled Off Hotel, Melbourne-based Lush has been busy around the West …

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Trial over 5Pointz graffiti whitewashing begins

Artists whose work was destroyed by the whitewashing of 5Pointz meet in court with developer Jerry Wolkoff<p>Tuesday marked the beginning of a trial that’s been brewing since at least November 2013, when developers Jerry and David Wolkoff swiftly and without warning whitewashed the walls of 5Pointz, …

Long Island

Check out Legoland Dubai's spooky 3-D street painting

With Halloween just around the corner, Dutch 3-D street painter and chalk artist Leon Keer, whose works have appeared on canvases and streets across …

United Arab Emirates

Street Artist JR Changed the Face of Illegal Immigration with a Picnic on the Border

World renowned French artist JR recently celebrated his Mexico installation with a picnic on the border of the U.S. and Mexico. Complex News spoke to …

Offbeat News

Picture imperfect for LRT art expense

What’s this? The City of Ottawa is wasting more tax dollars. Surprise, surprise.<br>It has to do with the art thing – remember that? That $11-million …

Canadian News

Deih & Xelon collaborate in Torrepacheco, Spain

Share this article<p>StreetArtNews<br>• October 19, 2017<br>• 0<p>Our friend Deih recently collaborated with Xelon from the XLF crew on a large scale mural somewhere …

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