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13 Quotes From Artists That Will Inspire You to Create

Jinna Yang | Posted 01.23.2015 | 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...

Street Art Photographer Martha Cooper Takes On Pow! Wow! Hawaii

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 01.22.2015 | Arts

It's always inspiring to see street art through the lens of legendary photojournalist Martha Cooper, but to hear her talking about Pow! Wow! Hawaii mi...

Street Artist Creates A Mural That Can Be Seen From Space, NBD

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.22.2015 | Arts

If you know the name INSA, you're likely familiar with the street artist's signature technique known as Gifiti -- yes, the glorious combination of ani...

50 Ways to Map The City, Per Street and Graffiti Artists

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.22.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Street art is intrinsically bound with its neighborhood and location in a city. Context and placement are key. So when a street artist is asked to create art about mapping a place, it is fascinating to see how they perceive it and with what manner and medium they present it.

The Artist is Absent: Ai Weiwei @Large on Alcatraz

Carla Escoda | Posted 01.16.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Seven installations by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei sprout amid the rusting steel bars, broken windows and peeling paint of a cellblock, a dining hall, hospital ward, and a forced labor facility.

Meet Millo, The Street Artist Who Paints Massive Monochromatic Murals Around Italy

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.14.2015 | Arts

Meet Millo. The Italian street artist, also known as Francesco Camillo Giorgino, is well known in cities like Florence and Rome. Last year, he painted...

Say Goodbye To NYC's Beloved Graffiti Mecca With This One-Minute Time-Lapse

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts

New York City's historic street art haven is no more. The abandoned building complex in Queens -- that once played home to a highly publicized tro...

The 21 Best Acts Of Street Art In 2014

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.05.2015 | Arts

Banksy may have cornered the street art chatter in 2013, but this year was all about the many other artists claiming their spot in the limelight. From...

Robbbb: Among the Ruins (Video)

Crane.tv | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

In the West it can certainly feel like street art has become so ubiquitous as to have come to, rightly or wrongly, something of a dead end. But in China, where at present there is no specific law against street art, the genre is little understood.

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 12.30.2014 | 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 o...

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 01.12.2015 | 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 01.12.2015 | 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...