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Street Art Project Unscrambles All That Illegible Graffiti For You

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.27.2016 | Arts

No matter how much you squint and stare, spray-painted graffiti is just tough to decipher. This series, called “Tag Clouds,” takes some of those i...

Standing in Solidarity: 5 Takeaways from the White House's Week of Making

Amy Peterson | Posted 06.26.2016 | Style
Amy Peterson

America is built on makers - from the creators of the latest technologies we hold in our hands to the revolutionists who've imagined and built movemen...

A Street Art Festival Blooms In 'A Lost Paradise'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.08.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A new postal stamp in French Polynesia highlights a mural at the "ONO'U" festival in Tahiti, a first for the multi-island country as well as the Frenc...

Top 8 Art World Instagram Accounts for Art Enthusiasts

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

As social media's influence on the art market grows, the art world continues to generate a dynamic mix of tastemakers that range from collectors to ar...

Inside the cage: The writing on the wall

Yehia Ghanem | Posted 06.02.2016 | World
Yehia Ghanem

In the third installment of Chronicle of a caged journalist, Egyptian war correspondent Yehia Ghanem explores the physical and psychological cages tha...

Cities Embracing Street Art for City Branding

Bart van Poll | Posted 05.30.2016 | Travel
Bart van Poll

When talking about global trends that cities all over the world are taking on, one just cannot avoid reflecting on what a huge role street art has had on urbanism in recent years. This means that throughout the years turning from vandalism into creative expression, street art has been shaping identities of cities.

Empowerment First, Profit Second: What I've Learned Owning a Social Enterprise

Amy Peterson | Posted 05.27.2016 | Style
Amy Peterson

What truly is a social enterprise? To me, a social enterprise is one that prioritizes serving a purpose or fulfilling a need over financial gain.

China To Publicly Shame Graffiti Artists At Mount Everest Base Camp

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 05.16.2016 | Arts

Vandals who graffiti their names at a base camp at Mount Everest may soon get the kind of attention authorities believe they deserve. Chinese official...

A Street Artist Leaves His Mark On Jordan’s Refugee Camps

HuffPost Spain | Sara Elkamel | Posted 05.06.2016 | World

Spanish graffiti artist Pejac visited a couple of Jordan's refugee camps this spring and painted murals he dedicated to children and their mothers in ...

Ruinous Graffiti Etched Into National Park's Ancient Rock Arches

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.28.2016 | Green

Vandals carved graffiti into ancient rock formations at Arches National Park in Utah, causing what may be irreparable damage to a structure that took...

These Are The College Campuses Dotted With Hateful Pro-Trump Graffiti

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 04.18.2016 | College

People at a growing number of U.S. colleges are voicing their support for Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump in ways that seem to be ro...

L.A. Street Artist WRDSMTH Revealed

Lanee Lee | Posted 04.12.2016 | Arts
Lanee Lee

Interview originally published on Citizine.tv... As a big fan of WRDSMTH's street art I see on a regular basis living in Los Angeles, I stealthily st...

Bogota's Flourishing Graffiti and Street Art Scene is Like an Open-Air Gallery

Mark Chesnut | Posted 04.06.2016 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

To some people, graffiti and street art are a nuisance and an eyesore. To others, it's a way of bringing artistic expression to the public. There was ...

Superman And Batman Are Kissing For Equality In New York City

HuffPost Italy | Sara Elkamel | Posted 04.04.2016 | Arts

On street walls in London and New York, Superman grabs Batman’s sky blue mask, and they share a passionate kiss between their capes. The London-base...

Stunning Murals Energize The Streets In This São Paulo Neighborhood

HuffPost Brazil | Sara Elkamel | Posted 03.29.2016 | World

The colorful murals on the walls of Grajaú, the most populous district in São Paulo, speak to a vibrant graffiti movement. Credit belongs in part to...

Anti-Trump Street Art Reminds Us There Is Still Some Good In This World

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 07.15.2016 | Arts

Street artists are fighting back against Donald Trump. Various murals, stencils and posters depicting the GOP front-runner in assorted unflattering wa...

Mystery Painter Turns Vile Anti-Muslim Graffiti Into Message Of Love

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.27.2016 | Religion

A few simple brush strokes is all it took to transform vile anti-Muslim graffiti that appeared in Ireland following the terrorist attacks in Belgium. ...

The Revolutionary Art At The Heart Of Syria's Uprising

Syria Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.18.2016 | World

Syria Deeply looks back at some of the history and evolution of the country’s revolutionary art over the past five years of war, including political...

Share The Word: Global Art Project Turns Slums Into Creative Hubs

Bibbi Abruzzini | Posted 03.15.2016 | Good News
Bibbi Abruzzini

Slums: crumbling overcrowded shanties, often a labyrinth of clichés in misery and inadequate housing. Locals and foreigners view slums as no trespass...

Powerful Mural Documents Family's Escape From Syria

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.01.2016 | World

A striking street art mural in England documents a family's escape from war-torn Syria. The poignant portrait of Ayman Hirh, who fled Damascus with hi...

Vintage NYC ~ Taken in February 2016

Jacqueline Hadel | Posted 03.01.2016 | New York
Jacqueline Hadel

For those of whom are missing the grittiness and hard-worn character of the city that never sleeps....

Afghanistan's First Female Street Artist Brings Hijabs And Feminism To City Walls

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.19.2016 | Arts

A woman in a purple hijab sits playing the piano, a tear rolling down her cheek. She plays her solitary tune amongst a sea of blue skyscrapers, soarin...

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 tw...

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 stre...

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. ...