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Moroccan Town Becomes Home To Largest Mural In North Africa

HuffPost Morocco | Sara Elkamel | Posted 02.08.2016 | Arts

Italian artist Giacomo Bufarini, known as RUN, has painted a giant fresco in the Moroccan coastal town of Essaouira. The 6,400-square-meter mural str...

Powerful #OscarsSoWhite Street Art by Plastic Jesus

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 02.06.2016 | Entertainment
John Wellington Ennis

The ongoing controversy over the Academy Awards' lack of diversity was realized in a street art installation piece left on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood by Plastic Jesus, known for past attention-getting art critical of the Oscars.

Street Art Collective Paints The Eccentric Personalities Of Italy

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.03.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

As a painting was completed people stopped by to discuss it. Some to learn, some to remember, others to enhance with gossip, or to fill in some blanks in lore.

Muses: Falling in Love Through Poetry

Lauren DePino | Posted 01.19.2016 | Good News
Lauren DePino

His poetry saved my life. first saw slam-o's mysterious poetic aphorisms in downtown Philadelphia four years ago.

A Winning Mural Brings Back the Atmosphere of Old Gdansk

Pawel Adamowicz | Posted 01.19.2016 | Arts
Pawel Adamowicz

In the best traditions of Gdansk School of Mural or Street Art, a competition was announced for the arrangement of the underpass in the city centre. The winner was a mural inspired by the history of our town.

Buy This House And Get A Valuable Banksy Mural For Free

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.08.2016 | Arts

Want to buy a genuine Banksy mural? For about $300,000, you can have not only a work by the elusive street artist but the entire house it's attached ...

Revamped Abandoned Building Underscores Youth Unemployment In Spain

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.06.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It's a cathedral of characters, this abandoned furniture factory 40 kilometers outside of Barcelona, Spain. Cartoons, illustrations, portraits are everywhere -- a curious collection of aerosol spray pieces that highlights the popularity of the animated and exaggerated personalities among graffiti and street artists in this region of the world.

33 Art Billboards Soothing Road Rage Across Los Angeles

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts

In the opening scene of Falling Down, a man named Bill Foster (played by Michael Douglas) is stuck in gridlocked traffic on the hottest day of the ye...

Graffiti Is Changing The Reality Of A Housing Project In West São Paulo

HuffPost Brazil | Sara Elkamel | Posted 12.29.2015 | World

A rainbow and a black flag feature in the top portion of a mural that covers one entire side of a building in a housing project in west São Pa...

#SouMinasGerais: The Arts Benefit Mining Tragedy Victims in Brazil

Stephen Grant | Posted 12.23.2015 | World
Stephen Grant

Singer Mariana Aydar at the#SouMinasGerais charity event. Photo by Stephen J. Grant. Artists in Brazil are taking action to raise funds for recovery...

12 Street Artists Transforming The Walls Of Iran

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.22.2015 | Arts

"Graffiti is an absolute crime," street artist CK1, face obscured by a black-and-white geometric mask, explains in the trailer for "Mutiny of Co...

Was 2015 The Year Of The Mural?

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.16.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Was 2015 the "Year of the Mural"? A lot of people thought so, and the rise of commercial festivals and commissioned public/private mural programs p...

Donald Trump Gets Hitler Treatment In Atlanta Street Art

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics

Sometimes a wheat pasting is worth a thousand words.  Days after Donald Trump sparked outrage by proposing that all Muslims be banned from enter...

The 17 Lesser-Known Cities You Should Visit To See Street Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.09.2015 | Arts

London. Berlin. Paris. New York. These are the cities oft ballyhooed for their vibrant walls and eclectic outdoor art. They are the major cultural hu...

5 Reasons to Explore the StreetWise Hebrew Walking Tour in Tel Aviv

Danny Groner | Posted 12.08.2015 | Arts
Danny Groner

You won't believe what you can spot and learn on the streets of your city. Leave it to a tour guide like Guy Sharett to open your eyes to the world yo...

This 'Stop Wars' Street Art Will Make You Love Yoda Even More

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.06.2015 | Arts

Excited about this street art, we are. Yoda, famed for training up Jedi for combat in the Star Wars epic, has been turned into a multi-colored peace a...

New Yorker’s Street Art Is Now Helping Others Fight Gentrification

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.25.2015 | Arts

New York City street artist Ann Lewis and other activists protested gentrification and rising rents last week, as the Brooklyn Museum hosted a real e...

#SprayForParis Captures Solidarity Through Street Art Around The World

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.23.2015 | Arts

#Strasbourg #SprayForParis #parisattacks A photo posted by Patrick Baz (@patrickbaz) on Nov 19, 2015 at 4:38am PST "Art is not meant to ch...

One Artist Is Conjuring The Forgotten Dreams Of Coney Island

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.25.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"Stephen Powers: Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To A Seagull)" is one of 3 new exhibits inspired by the historic attractions of Brooklyn's seaside ...

Artist Paints Portrait On Melting Iceberg To Illustrate Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.17.2015 | Arts

Somewhere over the frozen waters of Iceland, a woman appears to be resting in the ocean with her eyes closed. The peaceful woman is the artw...

Interview With L'Atlas

Sara Zielinski | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts
Sara Zielinski

"I define myself as an in-situ artist, it's a mix of land art and street art. But for me it's the same, to turn a place into a state of mind."

Interview With Dex Fernandez

Sara Zielinski | Posted 10.28.2015 | Arts
Sara Zielinski

"They are different contrasts between good and bad, it's about contradicting elements. I like mixing the two different elements because it creates new stories out of it."

Shepard Fairey (and His Art) Make the Jump From Covert to Overt

Mark Carpowich | Posted 10.09.2015 | Books
Mark Carpowich

Covert to Overt does little to push him toward one side or the other, but the ambiguity of his intentions and acceptance, as well as what it all means, gives his audience something to talk about. Which, in the context of public art, is ultimately all that Shepard Fairey wants.

Street Artist Shepard Fairey 'Is Yelling About Blood And Oil And Money'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.06.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A steady drumbeat characterizes the work of Shepard Fairey on the street and in the gallery, using art and design and his insight into the corrosive power of propaganda to pound out damning critiques and ironic appeals that address political, social, environmental issues of our day.

Street Art Fair LA: Packed with Art and Fans

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 10.03.2015 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

The first-ever Street Art Fair LA is going down this week at Siren Studios on Orange and Santa Monica in Hollywood, probably the biggest collection of street art in Los Angeles since MoCA's acclaimed "Art in the Streets" exhibit in 2011.