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New York Street Art

Why The Banksy Documentary Isn't Really About Banksy

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 11.13.2014 | Arts

If you live in New York, you've probably heard of Banksy, the elusive and anonymous English street artist whose works have become mythical for their s...

46 Of New York's Most Prolific Street Artists, In One Book

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.25.2014 | Arts

From Bushwick to Red Hook, the late 5 Pointz to Welling Court, the Meatpacking District to Spanish Harlem, Pelham Parkway to Hunts Point, and hidden b...

Apparently, More Than One Artist Is Bedazzling Dog Poo In New York City

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 05.20.2014 | Arts

Decorated dog feces is apparently emerging as a new art form in Brooklyn -- and sparking a bit of a power struggle over who rightfully owns the peculi...

Hero Street Artist Puts Clown Noses On All Those Ads You Absolutely Hate

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts

There's nothing commuters hate more than aggressively positioned advertisements. (Well, save for other commuters.) There's just something so visually ...

9/11 Forward Together Street Art Beautifully Honors Victims

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.11.2013 | Arts

International students from Miami Ad School in Brooklyn took to the streets of New York Wednesday to send the message that we stand together in memory...

Street Art With a Bigger Purpose

Untapped Cities | Posted 10.29.2012 | New York
Untapped Cities

In cities like New York City, some street art has a much bigger purpose than the murals and graffiti art coloring cracked sidewalks and plastering the sides of old buildings and subway walls. Check out our finds.

PHOTO: You've Just Seen A Ghost

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Technology

Paolo Cirio has a problem with Google. Specifically, Cirio's beef is with Google Street View, the web giant's mammoth project providing 360-degree...

PHOTOS: Artist's Brilliant Edits To NYC Subway Ads

Posted 06.30.2012 | New York

Artist Jilly Ballistic says she "do[es]n't make pretty pictures," and it's true. WW1 imagery placed throughout the city does not a pretty picture make...

'Hanksy' Is Back!

Posted 04.26.2012 | Arts

If you love the clever wit of British street artist Banksy and the huggable Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, you will probably like Hanksy as much as we do....

Art in Earnest: Harlem-Based Artist, Tyson Hall

Eric J. Henderson | Posted 06.06.2012 | Arts
Eric J. Henderson

Hall dwells specifically at the intersection of Art and Policy, his work aiming to touch people in the everyday. That is so cliché that it hurts as I strip the meaning of that universality down to a feel-good thing to say. I don't mean it that way.

Brooklyn Museum Cancels Massive Street Art Exhibit

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 08.21.2011 | New York

Street art enthusiasts were enthralled when they learned Jeffrey Deitch would be bringing a comprehensive look at graffiti culture to the Brooklyn Mus...

PHOTOS: Finding The Beauty In A Snow Day On Brooklyn Street Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(Via: Brooklyn Street Art) New Yorkers woke up today to find our city covered in snow again - this has been happening a lot, people. No schools, no bu...

PHOTOS: Kenny Scharf Houston Mural Completed

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Kenny Scharf mural on the former Deitch Projects wall, now curated by the Hole Gallery, is finally up. The space has previously showcased work by...

Alec Monopoly: An Art Show, Minus the Artist

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

Completing your first exhibit is a struggle thats compounded when you can't get in to your own studio because the cops are parked outside waiting for you in unmarked taxi cabs with sirens.

Banksy Makes A Documentary, Art World Still Confused (PHOTOS)

Hallie Newton | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Hallie Newton

In order to be a successful graffiti artist you must be invisible. In order to be a successful fine artist, you must be in the public eye. This is...

Banksy In Dumbo Bombed | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Graffiti writer Omar, no fan of Banksy, finished what he started--obliterating Banksy pieces hours after they went up....