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

Stephen Grant | Posted 03.05.2015 | 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 01.23.2015 | 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...

Street Artist Creates A Mural That Can Be Seen From Space, NBD

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.22.2015 | Arts

If you know the name INSA, you're likely familiar with the street artist's signature technique known as Gifiti -- yes, the glorious combination of ani...

How To Build An Art Career From New York Graffiti Writer & Illustrator, See One

Sahra Vang Nguyen | Posted 01.14.2015 | New York
Sahra Vang Nguyen

There's something about the art world that makes building a career as a professional artist an evasive subject. It's easy to tell a young person, "Follow your dreams," but there's not enough explanation around how to pay your bills.

Say Goodbye To NYC's Beloved Graffiti Mecca With This One-Minute Time-Lapse

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts

New York City's historic street art haven is no more. The abandoned building complex in Queens -- that once played home to a highly publicized tro...

First Curation of the New Year: Wini Brewer

Lisa Derrick | Posted 01.05.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

It can put me in a weird place when asked to participate in a show as an artist or curatrix. A lot of the time, I feel it's more about the asker, who ...

Ankore: Tearing It Down and Putting It Up

Lisa Derrick | Posted 02.22.2015 | Latino Voices
Lisa Derrick

Ankore roams the streets at night, looking for a wall to paint. During the day, he's a soft spoken, earnest guy from Central America who works in a factory for minimum wage; when the sun sets, he finds a wall and begins to passionately paint.

We Want To Live Forever In This Psychedelic Graffiti Castle

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.19.2014 | Arts

Dear readers, riddle me this: What's the only thing cooler than a Scottish castle? A Scottish castle covered in psychedelic graffiti, of course. ...

The Best Images In Street Art This Year (VIDEO)

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Here it is! Our 2014 wrap up featuring favorite images of the year by Brooklyn Street Art's Jaime Rojo. Before our video roundup below here i...

F**k Authority: How Two Little Words Led to One Cool Street Wear Brand

Dan Miles | Posted 01.31.2015 | Style
Dan Miles

Could you describe yourself in two words? That's the question I asked myself after watching Snoop Dogg's video for 'What's your Pleasure?' his smooth, smoky collaboration with Daz Dillinger.

Jesse Hazelip's "Mark of Cain" at Known Gallery Highlights Prison Injustice

Lisa Derrick | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

Transitioning into galleries, he continues to use wheat paste and paint public space, running his own "ad campaigns" with graffiti and posters to reach as many free minds as possible.

Go Inside The New Street Art Documentary, 'Banksy Does New York'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The Director and Producers Talk About Their New Street Art Documentary. The Banksy show is about to begin again. For those who are not familiar wit...

Alfa Castaldi: History and Mystery in Paris Graffiti

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

his son is working with Duncan Miller Gallery to preserve and expand awareness of his late father's extensive estate -- which he recently discovered includes an archive of largely unknown photographs documenting written and pochoir (stencil) graffiti on the streets of 1980s Paris.

Suspect Identified In Graffiti Vandalism Cases In National Parks

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2014 | Green

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Federal officials have publicly identified a woman suspected of graffiti vandalism in ...

Ten Top Unique, Spooky and Wacky Things to See and Do in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 12.23.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

The Getaway Mavens are at it again, scoping out the most curious spots in the Northeast. Though not as off the wall as, say, Provincetown MA or Coney Island NY, Virginia's Shenandoah Valley has some pretty strange and unique attributes.

This Is Why You Don't Tag National Parks With Your 'Art' And Post About It On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.24.2014 | Arts

Public service announcement: If you're thinking of dipping your toes into the wild word of graffiti art, do not turn the country's most treasured nati...

Exploring The Graffiti Hidden In New York's Abandoned Military Base

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.22.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Exploring Fort Tilden National monuments are typically solemn places for reflection and remembrance. In the case of many decommissioned military in...

This Is Why Street Artists Should Move To Detroit Immediately

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.17.2014 | Arts

If you've never personally stepped foot in the lovely city of Detroit -- or read up with our coverage of its culture scene, no judgment -- your unders...

Take A Trip Around The World In Street Art Photography

Posted 10.24.2014 | Arts

Welcome to "Moving Image," our weekly roundup of beautiful photographs that tell stories from around the globe. Art or vandalism? Improving a spa...

It's Been One Year Since Banksy Took Over NYC, Let's Review

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

To commemorate Banksy's very successful offering to the city and the excitement that ensued with its inhabitants we decided to put together a series of messages left out for him on walls, doors, trucks and fences.

The Beauty Of Scandinavia's Street Art Culture

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.25.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It isn't just Nuart any more. Scandinavia is taking their mural festivals seriously thanks to buoyant economies, arts programming support, and a gr...