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Sandow Birk's Fresh Take on the Qur'an

Michael A. Moodian | Posted 02.12.2016 | Arts
Michael A. Moodian

Southern California has a thriving and eclectic fine arts scene, and the husband-wife team of painter Sandow Birk and ceramicist Elyse Pignolet are ...

Moroccan Town Becomes Home To Largest Mural In North Africa

HuffPost Morocco | Sara Elkamel | Posted 02.08.2016 | Arts

Italian artist Giacomo Bufarini, known as RUN, has painted a giant fresco in the Moroccan coastal town of Essaouira. The 6,400-square-meter mural str...

An Egyptian Artist Took On His Country's Revolution. Now He's Turning His Eye To The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Rowaida Abdelaziz | Posted 01.29.2016 | World

Thousands of Egyptians poured into Cairo's Tahrir Square on Jan. 25, 2011, to participate in mass demonstrations against Hosni Mubarak's long regime....

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 ...

Graffiti Is Changing The Reality Of A Housing Project In West São Paulo

HuffPost Brazil | Sara Elkamel | Posted 12.29.2015 | World

A rainbow and a black flag feature in the top portion of a mural that covers one entire side of a building in a housing project in west São Pa...

Vandals Spray Paint Private Jets With Graffiti At Los Angeles Airport, AGAIN

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 12.29.2015 | Crime

Three multi-million-dollar corporate jets were found spray-painted with graffiti at Los Angeles’ Van Nuys Airport on Monday, making the second-...

Justin Bieber Owes You Another 'Sorry' For This

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 12.29.2015 | Entertainment

The marketing team behind Justin Bieber has been putting graffiti on sidewalks all across America. Now, the governments across this great land a...

12 Street Artists Transforming The Walls Of Iran

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.22.2015 | Arts

"Graffiti is an absolute crime," street artist CK1, face obscured by a black-and-white geometric mask, explains in the trailer for "Mutiny of Co...

Was 2015 The Year Of The Mural?

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.16.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Was 2015 the "Year of the Mural"? A lot of people thought so, and the rise of commercial festivals and commissioned public/private mural programs p...

5 Reasons to Explore the StreetWise Hebrew Walking Tour in Tel Aviv

Danny Groner | Posted 12.08.2015 | Arts
Danny Groner

You won't believe what you can spot and learn on the streets of your city. Leave it to a tour guide like Guy Sharett to open your eyes to the world yo...

How A Brazilian Graffiti Artist Is Empowering Women Around The World

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 11.10.2015 | Latino Voices

Panmela Castro is speaking out through her art to combat Brazil's high rates of violence against women.  Based in Rio de Janeiro, the feminist g...

Graffiti Artists' Subversive On-Set 'Homeland Is Racist' Tag Makes It To Air

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 10.15.2015 | Entertainment

Now we've got to wonder: Does anyone on the production crew of "Homeland" speak Arabic? Just visible in the background of Sunday night's episode...

How A Public Art Fest Made A Real Change In A Detroit Neighborhood

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 10.01.2015 | Arts

A public art festival that brought dozens of murals to a Detroit neighborhood last week also sparked a subtler, but no less inspiring, change in stud...

NYFW: Nanette Leopore's Spring/Summer 2016 Presentation

Tanya Caruso | Posted 09.24.2015 | Style
Tanya Caruso

It may be a little early to start making New Years resolutions, but I pledge to break from traditional shades of fabric and start wearing brighter colors. I will also start wearing more feminine silhouettes like the models of Nanette's Leopore's Spring/Summer presentation.

Lord K2: Chilean Street Art, Photography and His Passion for Muay Thai

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 09.16.2015 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

After dislocating his shoulder for the 3rd time, doctors told London born artist, Lord K2, that he must refrain from contact sports. Although quite harrowing to hear, Lord K2 took on this period of placidity to develop some new, and ultimately gratifying hobbies.

Recent Rash of Hate Crimes in San Francisco

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 09.14.2015 | San Francisco
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

As I passed Little Zion Baptist Church on the corner of Divis and Ellis, I noticed something on the sidewalk. A swastika.

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.