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Ankore: Tearing It Down and Putting It Up

Lisa Derrick | Posted 12.23.2014 | 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...

Miami Graffiti Artist in Critical Condition After Cop Runs Him Over

hyperallergic.com | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts

Delbert Rodriguez Gutierrez, a 21-year-old Miami graffiti artist known for his “DEMZ” tag, is in critical condition after City of Miami Police Det...

They Say It Never Rains In L.A.

Andres Tardio | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts
Andres Tardio

"It's funny how strength comes in different forms / Some embrace their faith, others weather storms / Others tell themselves that the pain moves on ...

This Is What Happens When A Street Artist Takes Over An Old Military Bunker

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts

Blu is the pseudonymous name of a popular Italian street artist who's been working around the globe since 1999. He began in Bologna, Italy and has sin...

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...

25 Women Pushing The Limits Of Street Art Around The World

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts

Earlier this month, The Atlantic's Kriston Capps proposed a curious question: What if Banksy is a woman? In his following analysis, Capps went as far ...

Meet A Whole New Generation Of Street Art Emerging In Athens, Greece

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.15.2014 | Arts

“Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing," Banksy famously proclaimed. "And even if you don't come up with a picture to...

Penang Continues to Make the Most of Its Heritage

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 11.12.2014 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Heritage and huge meals have been an inseparable duo in Penang since 2008 when George Town (with Melaka) received its UNESCO listing, and more visitors started to appreciate the state capital's multicultural mix of cuisines and architecture. New attractions on the Malaysian island are giving tourists even more reasons to visit.

Visual Art Is Vibrant at Life Is Beautiful Festival 2014

JK Russ | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts
JK Russ

"Love is Power. Power is Life. Life is Beautiful." The words are scrawled in red, encircling a cut out of a large, purple cactus flower. Pasted to the wall, the flower is surrounded by hundreds of other natural desert elements, with hand-written messages.

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...

A Group Of 150 Artists Transformed A Tunisian Island Into A Street Art Haven

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.06.2014 | Arts

What happens when 150 artists from 30 different countries converge on one island off the coast of Tunisia? In short, an entire village transforms into...

Yup, Lindsay Lohan Commissioned A Naked Street Art Portrait

artnet | Posted 10.30.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on artnet News. by Lorena Muñoz-Alonso The Marilyn Monroe-inspired portrait of Lindsay Lohan, created by street ...

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...

Banksy Channels Classic Dutch Art In New Mural

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.22.2014 | Arts

While the world at large was out chasing some poor man named Paul Horner, the real Banksy was hard at work preparing his very newest mural. Th...

These Moving Street Art GIFs Are Everything We Ever Wanted... In A GIF

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.17.2014 | Arts

Street art, removed from the stuffy confines of a gallery's white walls and placed in the bustling city streets, could already be described as "art in...

PHOTOS: Graffiti Artist Humanizes Homeless People By Painting Their Dreams

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.16.2014 | Impact

Those who say graffiti doesn't accomplish much haven't seen the work of Skid Robot, an anonymous street artist in Los Angeles who uses his medium to d...

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...

Your Handy Guide To The Best Street Art In Los Angeles

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.13.2014 | Arts

If you call Los Angeles home, you understand the plight of wanting to ogle delectable artworks while remaining in the sunshine at all times. Good thin...

The Artist Bringing Impressionistic High Fashion To The Streets

The Huffington Post | Irina Dvalidze and Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.09.2014 | Arts

If you call New York City your home, you may recognize a SoHo-based mural featuring the faces of the lovely Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld -- rendere...

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...

Street Artist Turns A Giant Rusted Ship Into A Gorgeous Tribute To Monet

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The clusters of barnacles on the corroded hull of the old ship form the rocky shoreline in this impressionistic tribute to Monet by the Spanish street artist Pejac. Here on the shores of Cantabria in northern Spain, he bobs in the low tide while recreating a scene from a hundred forty or so years earlier over the harbor of Le Havre, France.

British Authorities Accidentally Destroy A Banksy Mural, Smack Collective Forehead

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 10.02.2014 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — Authorities in southern England were embarrassed but defensive Thursday after telling workers to destroy a mural they later realized w...