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This Brazilian Street Artist Is Using Art to Inspire São Paulo

Stephen Grant | Posted 08.28.2015 | Arts
Stephen Grant

Chances are you have passed by one of Eduardo Kobra's street art murals. His kaleidoscope style images have transformed city walls and sidewalks across the globe into colorful sights that pay homage to some of the world's most influential figures like Martin Luther King Jr. and Dalai Lama.

A Dozen Girls Named Destiny Questioned Over Prom Invite Graffiti

Associated Press | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 08.27.2015 | Weird News

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Sheriff's deputies have interviewed more than a dozen girls named "Destiny" trying to crack a vandalism case where someone spray...

Texas Jewish Neighborhood Hit With Disgusting Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Reuters | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.15.2015 | Religion

Racist and anti-Semitic symbols including swastikas were painted on more than 30 cars, homes, buildings and signs in a predominately Jewish ...

An Enchanted Two Hour NYC Bike Ride

Cody Lyon | Posted 08.11.2015 | New York
Cody Lyon

Around 6 PM on Wednesday August 5, I left my job near the World Trade Center and headed up 6th Avenue on my bicycle looking for a place to get some air in my tires.

27 Powerful Pieces Of Graffiti That Paint Greece's Frustration Amidst Crisis

The Huffington Post | Sara Elkamel | Posted 08.08.2015 | World

Greece’s debt crisis reached new heights last month as the government in Athens and the country's international creditors engaged in contentiou...

Why You Should Travel To Greece To Live History

Ioannis Pappos | Posted 08.04.2015 | Travel
Ioannis Pappos

Last month, "Greek humiliation" spread like fire thanks to headlines in the most factual papers. And bleeding pride is what one will witness if one travels to Greece today -- the same stoic and fearless faces I saw in the people of the Tuamotu Islands in the South Pacific in 1995.

The Urban Arts Scene in Kosice

Michael Schuermann | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

Kosice, the second largest city of Slovakia, has come up with a bright and brilliant solution to spruce up a nondescript residential district.

Come to Mama

Pam Peterson | Posted 07.28.2015 | Travel
Pam Peterson

As a designer, slash, travel blogger, I like to think that I have my finger on the pulse of, well, design and travel. Imagine my delight when I discovered that I would be in Los Angeles just when the ultra-cool French hotel brand, Mama Shelter, would be opening their first United States outpost.

7 Awe-Inspiring Pieces Of Illinois Street Art

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.08.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Illinois has all kinds of natural beauty to be enjoyed, from state parks to lakefront to farmland. It also has some of the most impactful and breathtaking street art around.

Street Art Murals From All 196 Countries In The World Show We’re Not That Different After All

Pixable | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.10.2015 | Arts

From lesser populated countries to global superpowers, here are works of street art for every country in the world. A total of 196 works to be exact. ...

Drones Are Dramatically Changing The Landscape Of Photography

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 07.01.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

You might think they're dangerous or tacky, but using drones as a means of capturing breathtaking, far-reaching images is becoming more popular for jo...

Street Art & Gender in Mongolia

Emily O'Dell | Posted 06.24.2015 | Arts
Emily O'Dell

Whenever I'm heading off to Mongolia for research, colleagues and friends react with a mix of bewilderment and concern -- as if I'm flying away to a faraway planet.

19 Pieces Of Athens Graffiti That Perfectly Sum Up The Attitude Of Young Greeks

HuffPost Germany | Christoph Asche | Posted 06.18.2015 | World

The neighborhood of Exarcheia is different. That’s what several people told me when I first arrived in Athens. I knew that this neighborhood is...

Painting the Streets Healthy

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 06.11.2015 | Impact
Alessandro Demaio

As a medical doctor and Harvard Fellow in Global Health, it's my job to help find ways to unlock healthier populations. In particular, I work on a group of diseases known as NCDs - the-lifestyle related diseases linked with obesity, including diabetes, heart disease and cancers.

A New York City Graffiti Artist Tells His Own Story

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.10.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"It was an identity crisis for youth in NYC in the 1970s," explains Lee Quinones, the whole subway car "bomber" who claims the mantel of aerosol story teller for NYC's rolling gallery of public art during that nearly dystopian decade.

Hong Kong's Small Acts Of Street Art Are Just As Powerful As The Mural

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.04.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Context is a major criterion along with placement, and these few small interventions give you an appreciation for how Pejac perceived the tense environment, as well as how pertinent and very personal his messages were.

Seniors Shatter Aging Stereotypes With Some Very Cool Graffiti

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.03.2015 | Fifty

Move over, Banksy. There's some incredible street art showing up all over Lisbon and you won't believe who's holding the paint can. A Portugues...

Street Art Transforms Morocco's Capital Into A Living Canvas

HuffPost Morocco | Talia Lavin | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts

Graffiti has been called many things: an urban scourge, a sign of civilization's breakdown, a petty crime. But in Rabat, the city's resid...

Claire Fallon

Gorgeous Lace Graffiti Takes Traditional Domestic Craft To The Streets

HuffingtonPost.com | Claire Fallon | Posted 05.11.2015 | Arts

Street art has a mixed reputation, at least among fans of law and order. Even the coolest graffiti can draw finger-wagging about property value ...

A Picture Postcard From Kerala, India

Alison Teal | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Alison Teal

For Sam and me, Kerala is the jewel in India's crown: quiet, relatively clean, filled with color and contrast. It is thought that apostle Thomas arrived in Kerala and founded seven churches around 53 AD.

Motorcycle Club Faces Backlash After Graffiti Appears On Dead Whale

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.22.2015 | Crime

A washed-up whale corpse in the Bay Area has been defaced with the name of a local motorcycle gang, according to Kron 4. The LA Times reports that...

A Transition From Graffiti to Fine Art: Beverly Hills

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

In nearby galleries you can catch armed guards and bulletproof vehicles unloading a Picasso or a Matisse, while at Exclave the artists will literary unload a canvas from the back of their trunk themselves.

Miami Art, Not Miami Vice, Attracts Aficionados

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.19.2015 | Arts
Magda Abu-Fadil

Two people walk into a bar... and find an exquisite Sir Henry Moore marble sculpture mounted on a pedestal in a fountain adorning a five-star hotel lobby's atrium. It's not your typical joke punchline.

Valparaíso's Open Air Art Gallery

Mark Sissons | Posted 06.14.2015 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Like a Pablo Neruda love poem come to life, the melancholic notes of an old Chilean folk ballad float down from an open window overlooking one of Valparaíso's steep cobblestone streets.

Beyond Graffitti, a Look at an Evolutionary Process

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 05.31.2015 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

This past weekend the Architecture + Design Museum launched an exhibition, Beyond Graffiti II, across the street from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Some of the artists in the exhibition included Axis, Atlas, Chaz Bojorquez, Aise Born, and Phantom.