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Alex Schattner | Posted 07.10.2014 | Arts
Alex Schattner

It's hard to imagine artists working without the generosity of wealthy patrons. So, it may seem shocking that BC Biermann and Jordan Seiler thrive on pissing those patrons off by protesting public ad spaces.

Spanish Guerrilla Street Photography

Carl Pettit | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Carl Pettit

Sergio de Arrola is a Spanish guerrilla artist and photographer who is uncomfortable with the moniker "artist." Sergio's mission, it seems, is to depict the world in black, as well as striking color.

How the Jeff Koons Retrospective Was Curated and Other Recommended Readings

Matthew Israel | Posted 06.27.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

If you're looking for some insight into the current Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney Museum, this interview with curator Scott Rothkopf is a good place to start.

The Best Murals At This Year's Montreal Arts Fest

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Montreal has shown up again on our radar this summer because of the second annual MURAL festival, a large gathering of art fans, performances and live...

ART History Happening at Miami Marine Stadium

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.19.2014 | Arts
National Trust for Historic Preservation

It hasn't been long since we featured a young Miami preservationist, Ivan Robles, who's working to bring attention to saving the Miami Marine Stadium, but we're back with more exciting stadium news.

Google Helps Immortalize The Vanishing World Of Street Art

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts

Street art is far from static in the ever-changing urban jungle. Building walls get ripped down, taking with them painstakingly detailed murals; ...

Edward is Right, Edward is Wrong?!?

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There is a special reward for me, as an art critic, doing these weekly Art Talks, and it is getting your responses --whether you agree or disagree w...

Erotic Art vs. Pornography. Graffiti Art vs. Vandalism.

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.27.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Watching a museum exhibition in the process of being installed --with artworks being unwrapped and moved around --is not necessarily the most intere...

Artist Gives Train Riders A Gorgeous Reason To Look Out The Window

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts

For many, the morning commute via public transportation is a chance to zone out into your own lap, stare blankly at your coffee cup or scroll through ...

Jerusalem Churches Take On Hate Graffiti

Religion News Service | Michele Chabin | Posted 05.11.2014 | Religion

JERUSALEM (RNS) Ahead of Pope Francis’ Holy Land visit, the heads of Christian churches in the region plan to launch an international awareness camp...

Rock Creek Lee at Kramerbooks Spinning Locals Only Music

Head-Roc | Posted 07.07.2014 | DC
Head-Roc

Rock Creek Lee hit me up in March all excited about his next move: spinning all D.C. music sets at Kramerbooks & Afterwords.

Street Art Just Got More Dangerous In Egypt, But Artists Are Getting More Creative

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 05.08.2014 | World

Egyptian street artists created many of the enduring images of the country's 2011 revolution, splashing the streets with expressions of dissent, satir...

25 Street Artists From Around The World Who Are Shaking Up Public Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.14.2014 | Arts

Take a leisurely walk through your nearest metropolis, and you'll find skyscrapers reaching out to the heavens, innovative housing units sprawling fro...

It's Not Your Grandma's Miami

Kerri Allen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Kerri Allen

This contemporary and vibrant city stays in motion, from the potent coffees of Little Havana to world-class pop art in Wynwood to daring interior design at nearly every turn. You won't find Don Johnson or your nana's retirement village here.

Los Angeles Latino-Influenced Art Is the Focus of a Documentary and Museum Show

Lisa Derrick | Posted 07.01.2014 | Latino Voices
Lisa Derrick

Los Angeles: A city of glaring contrasts and contradictions -- multi-million dollar homes and abject poverty. It has libertine lifestyles and harsh, s...

15 Captivating Works Of Art That Challenge The McDonaldization Of Society

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business

Since its founding 60 years ago, McDonald's has played a near-ubiquitous role in pop culture. At times, it can feel like there's an ad for or referenc...

The Devil's Dictionary

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 06.17.2014 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

The name Joe Reza "Prime" should be a household name, one that everyone should recognize.

OTP's Guide to Street Art: Egypt

Off Track Planet | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

While tens of thousands picked up bricks and sticks during the 18-day demonstration to overthrow long-standing President Hosni Mubarak, street artists protested by bashing contemporary politics through expressive paintings.

Painted City: Looking at Art on the Streets of Detroit

Annabel Osberg | Posted 06.07.2014 | Detroit
Annabel Osberg

I have traveled extensively throughout North and South America; and having seen countless cities in varying states of dilapidation, I thought I had a good idea of what to expect in Detroit. I was wrong.

The Greatest Art In America Isn't Found In A Museum

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business

From New York City to Los Angeles, America's greatest cities are home to some of the world's most breathtaking works of art. No, we're not talking abo...

Abandoned Hotel Becomes a Temporary Street Art Gallery

VisualNews.com | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts
VisualNews.com

Somewhere deep in the U.K. is an abandoned hotel. While busy wasting away in the foggy land, a collective group of street artists decided it should serve as their next temporary canvas.

The Amazing Graffiti Art in the Ruins of the Darul Aman Palace

Paula Froelich | Posted 05.19.2014 | Arts
Paula Froelich

On the edge of Kabul, Afghanistan, framed by the snowy peaks of the Hindu Kush, lies the Darul Aman Palace, the former home of Afghan King Amanullah Khan.

The Cowgirl Café Restaurant Fights Graffiti by Helping St. Jude's Children's Hospital

Tricia Spencer | Posted 05.19.2014 | Good News
Tricia Spencer

A restaurant in Norco, California employs a unique method of fighting the ugliness of graffiti. It kills potential perpetrators with kindness -- the kindness of charity.

The Glorious, Un-Gentrified Street Art Of Jersey

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.12.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

With New York's hallowed graffiti hotspot 5 Pointz buffed and freshly hit up with GILF! and BAMN's yellow gentrification tape installation, we've been...

New York's Graffiti Mecca Receives Another Makeover In Protest Of Gentrification

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts

The Queens graffiti mecca 5 Pointz was whitewashed last year to make way for a high-end condo building. A lot of people, many of whom had tried to get...