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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.

Not Your Father's Graffiti

Phil Simon | Posted 05.16.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

In a phrase, cloud computing can change everything--and not just for consumers with creative bents. No longer do CIOs need to predict how much capacity they'll need to run their businesses.

From the Streets to the Galleries, Art Is Thriving in São Paulo

Stephen Grant | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts
Stephen Grant

The city of São Paulo in Brazil is home to hundreds of museums and galleries. Browsing through neighborhoods such as Pinheiros, Jardim Paulista, or my favorite Vila Madalena, you are sure to find a space that meets your cultural desires.

Yes, Another Street Artist Might Have Vandalized A National Park And Posted About It On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.03.2015 | Arts

We've said it before and we'll say it again: street artists of the world, please resist the urge to turn the planet's most well-preserved national par...

A Street Artist From Belgium Takes His Black-And-White Works Across The Globe

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.18.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The urban naturalist ROA returns to us today with tales of his travels to two distinctly different regions of the world with great distances between t...

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...

13 Quotes From Artists That Will Inspire You to Create

Jinna Yang | Posted 03.25.2015 | Arts
Jinna Yang

"Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep." Scott Adams     "This world is but a canvas to o...

Street Art Photographer Martha Cooper Takes On Pow! Wow! Hawaii

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.22.2015 | Arts

It's always inspiring to see street art through the lens of legendary photojournalist Martha Cooper, but to hear her talking about Pow! Wow! Hawaii mi...