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This Is How Shepard Fairey Makes A Mural

Posted 05.30.2013 | Arts

Whether cloaked by night or hidden in disguise, street artists don't often work in the public eye. A stunning short film by Sage Seb presents a rare, ...

PHOTOS: 10 Incredible Pieces Of Street Art

upworthy.com | Posted 06.02.2013 | Arts

Here are 10 reasons to put the iPhone away and drink in the amazing things artists are doing to the world around you....

City Songs: A Brief History of the Street Piano

Camille Zamora | Posted 07.29.2013 | Arts
Camille Zamora

This summer, once again, New York City will play home to a truly Big-Apple-flavored Street Piano installation.

Bushwick Is Hot Now

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.29.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Bushwick Open Studios is Paved With Street Art Brooklyn's already percolating artist neighborhood called Bushwick continues to thrive despite the c...

The Concrete Jungle Comes Alive

Posted 05.26.2013 | Arts

The French street artist known as Levalet, aka Charles Leval, fills concrete recesses and jagged sidewalks with black-and-white figures. Levalet's ...

Good Willow Hunting

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The sheer array of mediums and techniques used by Street Artists today distinguishes the current scene from the primarily aerosol-based graffiti scene...

Street Artist JR : "Inside Out" Closes on Broadway

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

In a New York minute, the Curtain Opens and Closes on "Inside Out" The daily snaking lines of now famous fans occupying a slice of the Times Square f...

15 Best Cities For Street Art

The Huffington Post | Leigh Silver | Posted 05.09.2013 | Arts

A spray-painted image or unnamed sculpture are the modern street artist's ghostly footprints on the world at large. We can thank figures like the ...

Elisa Blynn, Story Oracle

Maya Stein | Posted 07.03.2013 | Arts
Maya Stein

It's hard to describe, exactly, the experience of watching a story being transacted and transformed in the span of three minutes. To see the quick trust and connection that develops between storyteller and typist.

Artsy Goes Inside JR's New York Studio

Marina Cashdan | Posted 07.08.2013 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

JR's art is omnipresent. Whether on the façade of a building, the back of a truck, or, currently, the streets of Times Square, the world is quite literally his gallery. But where is he?

'We Don't Want It Looking Like A Ghetto'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

Officials in South Florida recently took on the role of art critics, condemning a vibrant mural created by artist David “Lebo” LeBatard in downtow...

Happy Birthday, Keith Haring!

Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts

In honor of Keith Harings' 55th birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the late artist's life and work. Today i...

88 Keys to Past and Future

Camille Zamora | Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts
Camille Zamora

Each year, Sing for Hope enlists the help of visual artists. Together they paint, sculpt, découpage and gesso a gift for our city: 88 unique piano artworks (representing the 88 keys on a keyboard) that are placed throughout the public spaces of the 5 boroughs, for anyone and everyone to play.

Rise Up Gallery -- Utilizing Art to Uplift a Community

David McCauley | Posted 06.26.2013 | Arts
David McCauley

How far would you go to express yourself? Having your eye movement dictate a brush stroke. Utilizing a wheelchair as a brush. Painting with a mouth stick. Rise Up Gallery is committed to pushing the boundaries of how art is created and viewed.

The New Face of Tel Aviv Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

As more cities join the world street art scene, thanks largely to an enthusiastic youth culture sharing images across the internet and handheld device...

Kenny Scharf Got Arrested for Snake Graffiti and Spent 20 Hours in Jail in Brooklyn

ARTINFO | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

"Just spent 20 hours in 2 Brooklyn jails for this," Kenny Scharf wrote on Facebook when posting the above image of one of his signature graffiti piece...

Put Your Portrait In Times Square

Posted 04.19.2013 | Arts

The French street artist known as JR wants to display your face in Times Square next week. For his project "Inside Out New York City," he plans to ins...

LOOK: Turning City Streets Into A Giant Playground

Posted 04.17.2013 | Arts

“Where Wordsworth is a poet of words, Roadsworth is a poet of roads.” So goes the mantra of Peter Gibson, aka Roadsworth, the imaginative Canadian...

(I)Witness - A New Spin on Storytelling

Maya Stein | Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts
Maya Stein

"(I)Witness" is a collaborative story exchange between two people that is a updated version of the old game of "Telephone." One person takes the role of storyteller and the other is the typist.

'Weird Gal Yankovic' And Other Hilarious Hanksy Puns

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.27.2013 | Arts

The street artist and master punster known as Hanksy is in Los Angeles this week promoting his upcoming solo exhibition at Gallery 1988. How do we kno...

Rap Quotes Invade Streets Of New York

Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts

For the project "Rap Quotes," Jay Shells put his graphic design skills to use with a series of bright red signs emblazoned with lyrics from famous hip...

We Believe in Kabul

Nicole Skibola | Posted 05.21.2013 | Arts
Nicole Skibola

Like most people, I didn't realize that there was a burgeoning art movement in Afghanistan until it recently appeared in my Facebook feed.

Renowned Photographer Gets A Big Birthday Surprise

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"I can't believe it. I never expected this, ever." The famed Houston Street Wall was the site of a sidewalk surprise birthday party Saturday for phot...

LOOK: This Gorgeous Mural Served A Romantic Purpose

Posted 02.28.2013 | Weddings

Thanks to a smitten graffiti enthusiast, the East London street art scene just got a little more romantic. Phillip Burton proposed to his girlfrien...

Oakland's First Fridays and Art Murmur: Let's Raise This Baby Outside the Box

Pamela Mays McDonald | Posted 02.27.2013 | San Francisco
Pamela Mays McDonald

We must take back our streets from violence and fear. And what better opportunity than when we have all gathered together to celebrate beauty?