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A New Contemporary Art Museum in Poland

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.19.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

When we think of Poland, our associations are not altogether positive. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Cracow has been attempting to provide the world with some newer, alternative images -- the work of active and internationally-attuned Polish artists.

Guess Who's Back?

AP | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts

LONDON — An artwork by secretive graffiti artist Banksy that sparked controversy when it disappeared from the side of a north London store has b...

15 Best Cities For Street Art

The Huffington Post | Leigh Silver | Posted 05.09.2013 | Arts

A spray-painted image or unnamed sculpture are the modern street artist's ghostly footprints on the world at large. We can thank figures like the ...

Banksy Arrest Just One Giant Hoax

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.23.2013 | Arts

The internet was up in arms today when a clearly fake suspicious looking press release announced the alleged arrest of Britain's uber-famous street ar...

We Want Our Banksy Back!

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts

LONDON — A London neighborhood wants its Banksy back. A stencil by the famed but secretive graffiti artist of a young boy sewing Union Jack bun...

Famous Conductor Questioned In Israel

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts

Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel was detained in Israel earlier this month following a performance with the country's Philharmonic Orchestra. Acco...

How Banksy Played The Art Market...And Won

ARTINFO | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Banksy gave up spraying freehand graffiti back in the early 1990s when he discovered that stencils were more "quick, clean, crisp, and efficient," as ...

Channel Your Inner Bansky With This DIY Nail Art

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.07.2013 | Style

On the topic of street art, I can probably argue for hours as to why I believe it is indeed a legitimate form of art. Having lived in various cities w...

Flea Turns 50: How Music Saved His Life and How He's Paying it Forward

Brandon Deroche | Posted 12.22.2012 | Entertainment
Brandon Deroche

When I arrived at Flea's Los Feliz house a few hours before his 50th birthday party and The Silverlake Conservatory of Music Fundraiser began, I had a feeling I'd remember everything I love about the sometimes seemingly morally decrepit city of LA.

"When I Leave, They Will Want to Buff My Mural"

Carmen Zella | Posted 12.04.2012 | Arts
Carmen Zella

As many barriers and boundaries are crossed in public art, there is a question of 'Who has the right to express themselves here?' Take the famous Banksy piece as an example. Did he have the 'right' to make artwork on the walls of the West Bank?

PHOTOS: The Hidden Side Of Banksy

Robert Clarke | Posted 11.24.2012 | Books
Robert Clarke

"I've got a question for you," he says. I knew what he was going to ask. It had been the elephant in the room for some time and it wasn't going to be my hand in marriage.

LOOK: Banksy Is Coming To Miami

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 09.24.2012 | Miami

Street art fanatics will be psyched to hear that British graffiti artist Banksy’s work will make an appearance this December during Art Basel Miami ...

LOOK: Young, Masked Banksy Photos Emerge

Posted 09.18.2012 | Latino Voices

The book "Freedom Through Football" features the first ever confirmed photos of the extremely elusive Banksy painting one of his murals during a visit...

PHOTOS: Banksy's Ridiculously Cool Street Graffiti

Posted 08.30.2012 | Books

From the introduction to "Banksy: You Are An Acceptable Level Of Threat" published by Carpet Bombing Culture, distributed outside of the UK by Gingko ...

"Made in Iran" and a Studio Visit with Icy and Sot

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Iranian Street Artists Step Into New Territory as they prepare for US Debut Both born in the 1980s, Iranian Street Artists Icy & Sot are equally fans...

London 2012 Olympics Solo Art Show of Mr Brainwash, Banksy Protege

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 10.06.2012 | Arts
Dr. Ali Binazir

The solo show of Banksy protege Mr Brainwash, aka Thierry Guetta, opened on Sunday in the cavernous space of the Old Sorting Office of London's West E...

"Beijing Was More Open-Minded": Street Artists Speak Out Against London's Olympic Clean Up

ARTINFO | Posted 10.02.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Street artists are feeling the Olympic pinch. Although organisers Locog stated that there were no official rules on the removal of graffiti and murals...

Hanksy's 'Bi-Curious George' Puts Clooney In A New Light

Posted 07.23.2012 | Arts

We are firm believers that many people in the art world need to lighten up. Perhaps they could take a hint from Hanksy, the hilarious New York-based s...

Polly Morgan: Dead Clever

Trisha Andres | Posted 09.17.2012 | Arts
Trisha Andres

Polly Morgan may be credited for singlehandedly redefining the art world's antediluvian take on taxidermy. The artist -- once referred to as "Britai...

Should Street Art Be Framed For Its Own Protection?

Posted 07.06.2012 | Arts

On Reddit today, user Malicious78 posted a pretty ridiculous looking photo of a Banksy stencil that had recently been covered with plexiglass. The cap...

Hanksy's Hilarious 'Ferrel Cats'

Posted 06.18.2012 | Arts

Life is full of small, unexpected gifts. One of those gifts is Hanksy, an anonymous street artist who tags New York City with spot-on celebrity spoofs...

PHOTOS: London This Summer

Sivan Askayo | Posted 07.31.2012 | Travel
Sivan Askayo

The weather might be tricky and rainy at times, but one thing is sure: London is definitely going to be buzzing and hot this summer.

Hotel To Give Away Original Warhol (If You Can Figure Out Which It Is)

Posted 05.10.2012 | Arts

Last night Andy Warhol's "Double Elvis" sold for $37 million at auction. For those of you disappointed that you couldn't get your hands on it, one Aus...

Springtime in Paris : Une Petite Revue of New Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.02.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Cities in all the hemispheres take turns being the pre-eminent location for street art and street culture as the influences that lead to a lively scen...

The Body Becomes The Canvas

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

Who wants a tattoo of a few Chinese characters when you can have one of the greatest works of all time emblazoned on your back? Although most of the a...