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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.

10 Murals Transform A Brooklyn Neighborhood Into A Public Art Haven

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.18.2015 | Arts

What goes together better than ice cream, sunshine and neighborhood camaraderie? Ice cream, sunshine, neighborhood camaraderie and public art, that's...

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.

The Wall/Therapy Festival Brings Surreal Street Art To Upstate New York

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.29.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

In partnership and as a cultural exchange with Berlin's Urban Nation (UN) this year, Wall\Therapy 2015 curated this selection of international and local street artists who bring doorways and mirrors for you to step through.

Faces from the Block: Brazil Meets the Bronx to Promote Healthy Living

Charlie Vázquez | Posted 07.27.2015 | Latino Voices
Charlie Vázquez

These artworks depict friends and family from Flores' youth, as seen through the lens of time and distance, based on stories about life in the South Bronx during the fire years of the 1960s.

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.

Water Tank Mural In The Desert Is An Oasis Of Feminine Power

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts

Christina Angelina transformed an abandoned water tank in the Southern California desert into a haunting work of art. Her mural "Kinetoscope" (in c...

This Artist's Murals Return Color To Prisoners' Lives

HuffPost France | Annabel Benhaiem | Posted 04.24.2015 | Arts

Artist David Mesguich is deeply proud of his latest work. “It is projects like this which upset the sense of fatality!” he exclaims. His pride ste...

Remembering Architect Michael Graves

Peter Matthews | Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts
Peter Matthews

How best to remember the late, Postmodern architect Michael Graves? Probably, for the novel way he showed us how to see the world. Graves shared that way of seeing in both his humanistic reasoning and his legendary drawings.

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.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

How A Famous Muralist Turned Sketches Into A Masterpiece

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.23.2015 | Arts

A walk through the Detroit Institute of Arts’ first major exhibition since the city emerged from bankruptcy in December doesn't just offer a closer ...

A Mexican Mural Festival Brings Color -- And Censorship -- To The Streets

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.04.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Striking and massive murals by international street artists have been populating the walls of Mexico City for the last five years thanks to the emerge...

Princes & Crows Wallpaper, Murals and Decor by Alix Soubiran

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.26.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Even since the days of early human existence, mankind has shared an inexplicable need to decorate their humble abodes. From archaic cave drawings to complex hieroglyphs, beautifying the walls which surround us has become a part of human nature.

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...

Lovey Dovey Murals Make It Valentine's Day Year-Round In Philadelphia

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 02.12.2015 | Arts

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — This Saturday may be for sweethearts, but every day is Valentine's Day in one section of Philadelphia. Dozens of "Love Letter" ...

Artists Liven Up A Children's Hospital With Vibrant Murals, Thus Making Our Day

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.06.2015 | Arts

As you're probably well aware, hospitals tend not to be the most visually enticing of spaces, especially for kids. Between the fluorescent lights, the...

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...

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.

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Paul Lindahl, Advertising Muralist

Ian Spanier | Posted 02.16.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Along with a friend, Lindahl founded Colossal Media to resurrect the dying art of hand-painting enormous advertising murals on the sides of building...

Street Artists Around The Country Celebrate Small Business Saturday

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.28.2014 | Arts

Thursday is Thanksgiving (everyone knows that). Friday is Black Friday (most people know that). Saturday is Small Business Saturday (did you know THAT...

Men and Women: Their Changing Roles

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 12.21.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Recent years show the line between male and female roles is becoming blurred. Men are taking a more active part in homemaking and child rearing, and women are thriving in the business world.

How the Question, 'What is Art?' Got Real Yesterday in Detroit

Laura Hogikyan | Posted 12.16.2014 | Detroit
Laura Hogikyan

To dole out fines for wall art, or sell the Detroit Institute of Arts' assets to satisfy creditors in the city bankruptcy, would be to destroy the core of what sustains this city and will continue to make it stronger.

Learning Los Angeles: Debra Padilla, Arts and Activism

Julia Wasson | Posted 09.27.2014 | Los Angeles
Julia Wasson

Art has the power to illuminate, interrogate, celebrate and invigorate a moment in time worth remembering, or simply to give a kid who needs one an outlet louder and bigger than his self-doubt.

The Power of the Mural

John M. Eger | Posted 09.08.2014 | Arts
John M. Eger

Before the matches of the World Cup began, the Brazilian people were protesting in the streets because they knew they could not afford the $13 billion it cost to host the games. In Greece, similar concerns about public mismanagement was the issue and like Brazil, street artists reflected those concerns.

The Best Murals At This Year's Montreal Arts Fest

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.19.2014 | 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...