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What Happened To This Gummy Bear?

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.29.2015 | Weird News

The good news is this 3-D street art is super-awesome. The bad news is this gummy bear is dead.  Artist Leon Keer describes the scene, pain...

The Wall/Therapy Festival Brings Surreal Street Art To Upstate New York

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.29.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

In partnership and as a cultural exchange with Berlin's Urban Nation (UN) this year, Wall\Therapy 2015 curated this selection of international and local street artists who bring doorways and mirrors for you to step through.

Artist Replaces Billboard Ads With Nature Photos

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.28.2015 | Arts

What's better than a billboard? Lots of things. Trees, for one. The moon. Stars. And for the last month, commuters in Massachusetts had the ...

Gorgeous Rainbow Mural Connects Over 200 Homes In Mexico Neighborhood

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 07.28.2015 | Good News

Somewhere over the rainbow is a Mexican village with an astounding colorful mural. Germen Crew, a street art group, teamed up with the government of ...

Street Artist Revamps Abandoned Buildings With Creepy Baroque Imagery

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.17.2015 | Arts

"I have always been drawn to the old masters, a time when art was all about beauty," artist Ted Pim explained in an email to The Huffington Post...

A Street Artist Explains Why His Characters Are 'The Purest Part' Of Him

HuffPost Italy | Alessandra Corsini | Posted 07.16.2015 | Arts

Known as Millo, street artist Francesco Camillo Giorgino has revolutionized Turin and Milan’s cityscapes with his murals painted on enormous wa...

Art Digest: Speak Softly, But Carry a Big Can of Paint

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 07.15.2015 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

Art isn't just in museums anymore. It's in the streets, in the ordinary and sometimes 75 floors above ground.

How A Child Of Pop Culture Brings Mashups To Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.15.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It takes a true intuitive sense and careful execution to produce a mashup or remix, and rarely does an artist create a classic in the process. But Owen Dippie may have done it twice this month in Brooklyn.

7 Awe-Inspiring Pieces Of Illinois Street Art

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.08.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Illinois has all kinds of natural beauty to be enjoyed, from state parks to lakefront to farmland. It also has some of the most impactful and breathtaking street art around.

Street Art Murals From All 196 Countries In The World Show We’re Not That Different After All

Pixable | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.10.2015 | Arts

From lesser populated countries to global superpowers, here are works of street art for every country in the world. A total of 196 works to be exact. ...

This Mysterious Mountaintop Tearoom Is Captivating LA

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.02.2015 | Arts

If you head to Los Angeles' Griffith Park, start on the Charlie Turner Trailhead for the Mt. Hollywood Hiking Trail, across the parking lot from t...

Street Art & Gender in Mongolia

Emily O'Dell | Posted 06.24.2015 | Arts
Emily O'Dell

Whenever I'm heading off to Mongolia for research, colleagues and friends react with a mix of bewilderment and concern -- as if I'm flying away to a faraway planet.

30 (Artsy) Reasons To Visit Coney Island This Summer

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.24.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

In the middle of an amusement park, these are commissioned works that respond in some way to their environment by 30 or so local and international heavy hitters, and a few new kids on the block, comprising a 40+ year span of expertise.

Baltimore Students Team Up For #BlackLivesMatter Street Art Takeover

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.25.2015 | Arts

In 2011, street artist JR made a call to art and a call to action -- a call he hoped would reach people around the world. "I wish for you to stand up ...

A Community Mural Festival Blossoms In Queens

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

An annual mural tradition of non-pretense, New York hosted the 6th Annual Welling Court mural festival this weekend in a working class neighborhood in Queens, thanks to a grassroots couple who hustle to match artists with walls and opportunity.

The 19 Best Cities To See Street Art In The United States

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.19.2015 | Arts

Summer has nearly descended upon the Northern Hemisphere, bringing visions of barbecues, pool parties and long walks on the beach. For those in the Un...

12 Incredible 3D Chalk Illustrations That'll Kick You Right In The Nostalgia

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 06.10.2015 | Weird News

We'll excuse you for thinking you can grab these Hungry Hungry Hippos and start up a game. And no, you can't actually play that Nintendo. And still no...

A New York City Graffiti Artist Tells His Own Story

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.10.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"It was an identity crisis for youth in NYC in the 1970s," explains Lee Quinones, the whole subway car "bomber" who claims the mantel of aerosol story teller for NYC's rolling gallery of public art during that nearly dystopian decade.

Hong Kong's Small Acts Of Street Art Are Just As Powerful As The Mural

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.04.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Context is a major criterion along with placement, and these few small interventions give you an appreciation for how Pejac perceived the tense environment, as well as how pertinent and very personal his messages were.

Why The Faces Of Mysterious Women Are Peering Back From Abandoned Buildings

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts

On a rusted and cracked wall, at an undisclosed location, a portrait of a young woman overlooks a grim waterway. The woman, who is eerily calm i...

A Giant (Painted) Hole Has Taken Over A Highway In Paris

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.03.2015 | Arts

When driving on Parisian highways, beware of vehicles stopped on the shoulder, unexpected weather delays and, of course, massive and hypnotic op...

If Only Every Abandoned Building Looked Like This On The Inside

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.02.2015 | Arts

Standing in a historic room, whether it's ancient or famous or clandestine, admirers are often quick to daydream of the goings-on of yore. "If...

Seniors Shatter Aging Stereotypes With Some Very Cool Graffiti

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 06.03.2015 | Fifty

Move over, Banksy. There's some incredible street art showing up all over Lisbon and you won't believe who's holding the paint can. A Portugues...

Street Art Transforms Morocco's Capital Into A Living Canvas

HuffPost Morocco | Talia Lavin | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts

Graffiti has been called many things: an urban scourge, a sign of civilization's breakdown, a petty crime. But in Rabat, the city's resid...

Street Artist Turns Abandoned Swimming Pool Into A Hyper-Colorful Oasis

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts
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A two-lane lap pool is nestled behind the rows of park benches that make up the sparsely populated and seldom visited (at least relative to nearby att...