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Art And Politics Blur The Lines Of Appropriation

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 07.28.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Appropriation of every type of visual art, music, dance... even cultural attributes has been taking place since the dawn of time.

Slow-Mo Video Masters Kill The Holy Merciful Crap Out Of Some Spray Paint

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 06.26.2016 | Weird News

Banksy, it's probably best you look away now. The Slow Mo Guys are back with a phenomenal new video in which they obliterate a bunch of cans of spray ...

An Overflow Of Artwork At Street Art Fair LA

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 06.17.2016 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

The latest Street Art Fairs International opened in Downtown LA's Fashion District this week with a sprawling exhibition of top artists, running throu...

Banksy Surprises School Children With Playground Mural

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 06.07.2016 | Arts

A group of British children returned to school Monday to find an original Banksy mural spray-painted outside after they named a team house after him. ...

The Metro Arrives...In Time for the SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS June 5th, 2016

Henry K. Long | Posted 05.31.2016 | Arts
Henry K. Long

The metro has finally arrived at Bergamot Station, but with the train comes uncertainty and inevitable change for the galleries housed at the popular ...

Here's Another Street Art Mural That Donald Trump Is Going To Hate

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts

Donald Trump has added another political notch in his bedpost. Kind of. Fresh from making out with Russian President Vladimir Putin in this controvers...

Guide to Frieze Week, Spring Auctions, and Beyond in New York, 2016

MutualArt | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

With art fairs, exhibition openings, and auctions galore, May in New York City is a busy time for the business of art. To help you navigate the week a...

Mystery Solved? Scientists Reveal Banksy's Identity

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.08.2016 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News on March 4. A study conducted by scientists at London's Queen Mary University claims to have discover...

New Cartoons Target China's Elite Politicians With Deadly Seriousness

Sophie Beach | Posted 02.02.2016 | World
Sophie Beach

Each of Chinese artist Badiucao's cartoons is an incisive comment on life in China today -- the lack of religious freedom, political oppression and the pervasiveness of Communist Party ideology.

Banksy Criticizes Use Of Tear Gas On Refugees In New Mural

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 01.25.2016 | World

British street artist Banksy has painted a new controversial piece calling out the French government for its mistreatment of refugees in the infamous ...

Buy This House And Get A Valuable Banksy Mural For Free

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.08.2016 | Arts

Want to buy a genuine Banksy mural? For about $300,000, you can have not only a work by the elusive street artist but the entire house it's attached t...

Syrian Refugees Apparently Have A New Ally: Banksy

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.11.2015 | Arts

He's no terrorist. He's Steve Jobs. And he stars in a piece of street art that appeared recently at an informal refugee camp in Calais, France, and ha...

Jaden Smith Plans To Disappear Within 10 Years

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment

In case you haven't been paying attention, Jaden Smith is one of the most innovative voices of his generation. In a new interview with GQ, the 17-yea...

Making Waves at Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco

Bruce Helander | Posted 10.05.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Shepard Fairey is an acclaimed American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, and illustrator, who, while attending the Rhode Island School of Design, began appropriating images from supermarket tabloids and other printed materials.

Inside Banksy's Dismaland

Hipmunk | Posted 09.23.2015 | Travel
Hipmunk

Dismaland, the warped "bemusement park" in the U.K. created by world-renowned street artist Banksy, will soon come to an end on September 27.

All The Times Investigators Claimed They Discovered The REAL Banksy

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.09.2016 | Arts

British street artist Banksy has been trolling the world at large since the 1990s. He (or she) stencils rats and bobbies on walls across the U.K. and ...

A Game of Thrones World

LJ Charleston | Posted 09.04.2015 | Style
LJ Charleston

For some of us, all that we need to satisfy our shadowy side is a trip to an amusement park so we can scream from a little pink carriage on the Wild Mouse -- but for others, our life experiences have a dark, steamy side.

Here's Banksy's Dismaland In GIFs, So You Don't Have To Make The Trip

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.01.2015 | Arts

This year's hottest theme park features dead princesses, intentionally rude staff members, bleak black balloons, a defunct online ticketing system, fu...

35 HELPFUL Things Banksy Could've Done Instead of Dismaland

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 08.21.2015 | Comedy

Banksy unveiled his "theme park" named Dismaland this week. It features disappointing rides and attractions such as a contorted Ariel trying to ...

First Look Inside Banksy's 'Dismaland'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.21.2015 | Arts

It’s Disneyland, wrapped in a nightmare. On Thursday, images and video captured inside “Dismaland,” Banksy’s new art exhibition/dystopian amus...

Banksy Is Creating His Own Disneyland, People Are Excited

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.20.2015 | Arts

UPDATE: The rumors have been confirmed. This is indeed happening. Hey, have you heard those Banksy rumors? This could be the opening line of every ar...

Did Banksy Create This Martin Luther King, Jr. Mural In Alabama?

artnet | artnet News | Posted 04.09.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. by Sarah Cascone I Have a Dreamcatcher (2015), a new street art piece in Montgomery, Alabama, tha...

Art Collector Says That A Banksy Mural 'Cursed His House'

artnet | artnet News | Posted 03.13.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. by Sarah Cascone Banksy, Spy Booth, Cheltenham. Photo: lamentables/Flickr. The homeowner who b...

Banksy Goes Undercover In Gaza To Support Struggling Palestinians

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.26.2015 | Arts

The anonymous street artist Banksy released a series of new works Wednesday in Gaza, all commenting on the dire situation of the 1.8 million Palestini...

Banksy Exhibit Inspires Ex-Drug Addict To Change His Own Life Through Art

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.30.2015 | Good News

An artist is crediting Banksy's works with turning his life around. Jamie Scanlon, who uses the moniker "JPS," is a graffiti artist in Weston-supe...