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Defacing A Banksy Mural Could Now Set You Back $13K

AP | LINDSAY WHITEHURST | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A California man pleaded guilty Monday to defacing two Park City murals believed to have been done by the mysterious British ...

Are Documentaries About Artists More Important Than Their Art?

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Films about artisits are great devices for making art more accessible. They give a wonderful window into an artist's process. They often show more concretely than other media what an artistic career entails as well as enable a view of the structures and institutions of the art world.

10 Women Street Artists Who Are Better Than Banksy

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts

Don't get us wrong, we like Banksy just fine. We followed his every move last year as he turned the entire city of New York into an outdoor exhibition...

Primal Fear and the Legacy of Damien Hirst

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.04.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

What artworks of the past 25 years will we care about in the future? Why is this work so important? In the past when I have lectured on Hirst, I've focused on the following.

Is Banksy Over?

Matthew Israel | Posted 08.26.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Could he now be considered part of art history? Or would he start to mean less to the general public and the street art community? I hope not.

Spanish Guerrilla Street Photography

Carl Pettit | Posted 09.07.2014 | Arts
Carl Pettit

Sergio de Arrola is a Spanish guerrilla artist and photographer who is uncomfortable with the moniker "artist." Sergio's mission, it seems, is to depict the world in black, as well as striking color.

Is This A Trailer For The New Banksy Documentary?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.12.2014 | Arts

Mysterious street artist Banksy has released what is rumored to be a trailer for a new documentary about his month-long residency in New York City las...

Sotheby's 'Goes Street' With A Massive Banksy Exhibition

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.06.2014 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — There's a dead rat at the heart of a new exhibition mounted by august auction house Sotheby's. Stuffed and sporting a backpack and a ...

Banksy Masterpieces Recreated... In LEGO

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.04.2014 | Arts

What happens when you put LEGO bricks and some of street artist Banksy's most iconic works together? As photographer Jeff Friesen has proved, the answ...

Yes, Someone Brought A Banksy Mural On Antiques Roadshow

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.04.2014 | Arts

A Banksy work with a complex past recently surfaced on beloved television series "Antiques Roadshow," ArtNet reported. As you probably guessed, the an...

Sia, and Our Obsession With the Anti-Celebrity

Nile Cappello | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment
Nile Cappello

As a culture, we view fame -- despite its well-known dark side -- in many ways as a pinnacle of an artist's career; artists across the world wish for their work to be recognized, popularized, appreciated by the masses.

15 Captivating Works Of Art That Challenge The McDonaldization Of Society

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business

Since its founding 60 years ago, McDonald's has played a near-ubiquitous role in pop culture. At times, it can feel like there's an ad for or referenc...

Banksy Makes His Big Return

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.17.2014 | Arts

We haven't heard much from Banksy since he ended his month-long residency in New York City, painting the town red -- sometimes literally -- with his s...

An Insider's Guide to Berlin Street Art

Vayable | Posted 05.25.2014 | Travel
Vayable

This vibrant neighborhood, which is linked with Kreuzberg, offers some of Berlin's most famous works of street art. It's home to the East Side Gallery, and famous works by street artists Blu and Revaler Strasse 99.

Why Should We Help Syria?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
Marta Ibarrondo

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The Amazing Graffiti Art in the Ruins of the Darul Aman Palace

Paula Froelich | Posted 05.19.2014 | Arts
Paula Froelich

On the edge of Kabul, Afghanistan, framed by the snowy peaks of the Hindu Kush, lies the Darul Aman Palace, the former home of Afghan King Amanullah Khan.

#WithSyria Campaign Recreates Hopeful Banksy Image To Protest Civil War

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.13.2014 | Impact

In anticipation of the third anniversary of Syria’s civil war, advocates, nonprofits and concerned civilians across the globe are pleading with worl...

WATCH: Banksy Is #WithSyria -- Are You?

Posted 04.17.2014 | Style

By Mary Alice Stephenson Banksy, Idris Elba, Cristiano Ronaldo and Elbow are just some of the stars who are supporting the #WithSyria campaign that...

Banksy's Latest Work Protests Violence Against Syrian Children

Evening Standard, London | | Posted 05.12.2014 | Impact

Banksy plans to project his latest picture, of a young girl, on to Nelson’s Column as part of a global protest against the situation in Syria. The ...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Gallery Defends Controversial Sale Of Banksy Mural

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts

A Detroit gallery is looking to sell a Banksy mural they had removed from its original location, raising concerns from some local art lovers. Ba...

Banksy's 'Umbrella Girl' Rescued By Neighborhood

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 02.26.2014 | Arts

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Neighbors in New Orleans foiled what police say was an attempt to steal a chunk of cinderblock wall bearing a painting created by...

Banksy Image of Kissing Cops Sells For Half A Million Dollars

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 02.19.2014 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — One of three works by the elusive British street artist Banksy offered Tuesday at a Miami auction sold for $575,000. An anonymous b...

Art Wynwood Launches Third Edition, Brings Cash, Cans and Candy From Vienna

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

Street art, the crux of the international underground art movement, now has a place in the commercial market of the mainstream art world.

Is Banksy Headed To Russia?

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Incognito street artist Banksy is rumored to be making his next “appearance” in Russia’s capital. Word of the visit spread on Jan. 10 after t...

Banksy Works Vandalized On New Year's Eve

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Two Utah paintings by the mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy were the targets of vandalism on New Year's Eve, possibly ruining one of the works...