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Street Art

Giving A Face To Edinburgh

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.26.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

When you take a step back to observe some of the personal campaigns that Street Artists have launched over the last decade or so, it begins to come in...

Swoon's Braddock Tiles Fundraiser: Art Prints at $45 A Pop

Georgia Frances King | Posted 08.17.2013 | Arts
Georgia Frances King

On the outskirts of North Braddock, there sits an abandoned 1900s Lutheran church. Braddock Tiles aims to build an artisan micro-factory inside the church's walls to manufacture 20,000 honeycomb-shaped tiles that will restore the church's arches with a cacophony of candy-colored inlays.

Nebulae & Camouflage: The Sing for Hope Piano Process

Camille Zamora | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Camille Zamora

I hope that you've had a moment these last weeks to enjoy these piano artworks in their streetside spots across the five boroughs. Here are some video peeks at these artists' piano processes.

Camille Zamora: My Third Metric: Just Breathe

Camille Zamora | Posted 08.07.2013 | Women
Camille Zamora

You may feel right now that "success" is defined by how many accolades you receive. But I'm going to tell you that it's not about the accolades at all, but about authenticity

'Stolen' Mural Sells For $1.1 Million

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.26.2013 | Arts

Banksy's controversial mural, "Slave Labour," sold for an impressive $1.1 million at a private auction in London this week, reports Bloomberg News. Th...

City Debuts New All-Way Pedestrian Crosswalk In Loop

Posted 06.01.2013 | Chicago

Pedestrians tired of doding cars eager to turn in the Loop now have more room — and time — to shuffle. Or rather, "scramble." On Friday, city ...

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.