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Street Art Vs. Graffiti: What's The Difference? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

On the heels of our street art slideshow featuring pictures from LA Taco, blog Melrose & Fairfax encouraged us to get in touch with them "if you reall...

Scrap From Shepard Fairey Deitch Wall Mural In NYC For Sale On eBay

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

We guess it was only a matter of time until sites like eBay became a bigger part of what can now be considered this state of street art madness. Ther...

The Panda Appropriations: When Your Property Is My Medium

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

It might seem like a good idea to surrender the ghostly essence of owned ideas. But when it comes down to the question of who's making money from whose efforts, we all chaff.

Exit Through the Gift Shop (The Emperor Is Naked)

Jane Chafin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

Ever since it was released last year, the documentary film Exit Through the Gift Shop has proven fertile ground for controversy and discussion. But most of all, it's a terrific film for a glimpse into the contemporary art world.

Resolution In Suit Between 'Hope' Poster Artist, AP

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A judge has dismissed copyright lawsuits between an artist who created the Barack Obama "HOPE" image and The Associated Press but has...

Graffiti Brawl: Kenny Scharf Fights Back After His Houston Street Mural Is Defaced

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Under cover of New York's holiday season blizzard, a crew of graffiti writers carried out a rude sneak attack on a godfather of their own scene when t...

Highlights This Week: Art's Measuring Stick

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It's the end of the year, the holiday season is in full swing, and the Arts page has been reminiscing over the year/decade, as well as continuing to l...

PHOTOS: TOP TEN: Street Art Moments Of The Decade

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

While many of the antecedents of our modern Street Art movement can be traced to the 1960's, the last 10 years have provided a perfect storm of demogr...

Best Brooklyn Street Art of 2010 (SLIDESHOW)

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington


Ernesto Yerena: Art Without Borders

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Yerena knows about borders. He's has been crossing them since he was born on the national border in El Centro, CA. Now he's crossing the border from Obey Giant studio assistant to featured artist in his first solo show.

Art Production Fund at the Coolest Spot on the Strip

Doreen Remen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Doreen Remen

Seeing these murals in person is an unexpected and unique experience. The pieces unfold almost cinematically as you move through the levels of the garage.

HUFFPOST ARTS' HAIKU REVEWS: Critic Peter Frank Debuts With Quick Takes Of LA Art Shows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews are a new weekly feature where invited critics will be able to give their impression of exhibitions or performances in sh...

PHOTOS: Fairey, Gondry Group Exhibition

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

High profile artists gathered this weekend for Re:Form School, a group exhibition designed to bring awareness to public education reform. Artists ...

Re:Form School Artists Speak Out About U.S. Education

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Artists including Swoon, Shepard Fairey and Chris Johanson are participating in a group art exhibition in New York City to bring attention to the coun...

Deitch Alumni Return For Large Benefit Show

Alexandra Peers | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A handful of artists and dealers known for working with Jeffrey Deitch, now the director of the L.A. Museum of Contemporary Art, have reunited for a l...

Top Exhibitions in the West Highlight Opening Weeks of the New Season

ArtScene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

ArtScene and Visual Art Source's editors and writers have tabbed some of the top exhibitions throughout the Western U.S.

What Liberals Must Learn From Ukraine's Orange Revolution

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andrea Chalupa

Why should we, here in America, care about a country with some of the worst luck in recent history? Because if we don't stand united against the "lesser evil" than the "straight-up evil" is coming for us.

Shepard Fairey, Artist Behind Iconic Obama Portrait, Expresses Disappointment With The President

Hotline On Call | Aamer Madhani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an exclusive interview with National Journal on Thursday, Shepard Fairey expressed his disappointment with the president -- a malaise that seems re...

Amplifying Banned Arts

Heidiminx | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Presented by Students for A Free Tibet, the Art For Tibet benefit event is part of an ongoing effort to amplify the voices and means of expression that are banned inside Tibet.

Faile Studio Visit: Readying for Rubenstein

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

An industrial building has been reconfigured to accommodate the adventurous appetites of these childhood buddies, who have taken their street art from Brooklyn to the Tate -- with many stops along the way.

STREET ART: Wooster Collective History Of Outlaw Art, Book Review

Cool Hunting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Books on street art are as common as taggers who think they're going to be the next Banksy. So when we heard the elusive artist himself wrote the intr...

Guess The Actress Who Got The Shepard Fairey Treatment

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Shepard Fairey, Olivia Wilde and the ACLU joined forces, and Fairey has created an image of Wilde similar to the Obama one he created during the 2008 ...

A Chance to Get Your Green On

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Terry Gardner

On Thursday, Sept. 16, Los Angelenos can invest their greenbacks to make the world a greener place at Sustainable Works' third annual fundraiser at...

STREET ART: Specter Spot-Jocks Shepard Fairey in New York City

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Ice-T is still stylin' like an American Che Guevara, but he's officially joined the force 19 years after "Cop Killer". (photos © Jaime Rojo) ...

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Before the artworld hits its frantic peak, why not delve a bit further afield?