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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 03.25.2014 | 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 03.20.2014 | Politics
Marta Ibarrondo

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

Paula Froelich | Posted 03.19.2014 | 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 03.13.2014 | 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...

Banksy Is Overrated (There, I Said It)

Charlotte Bravin Lee | Posted 02.22.2014 | Teen
Charlotte Bravin Lee

His work is cool and interesting to a certain extent but simply does not provoke you to look at it for a very long time. Good art should draw you in for more than just a second. Banksy's work does not.

Banksy 'Christmas Card' Features Controversial Nativity Scene

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

A politically charged painting of Nativity scene known as the "Banksy Christmas card" is making its rounds on the Internet again this week. The pa...

The Best Street Art Images Of 2013

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Here's our 2013 wrap-up featuring favorite images of the year by Brooklyn Street Art's Jaime Rojo. When it came to choosing the 112 images for the ...

The Latest Banksy Mural Sells For Hundreds Of Thousands At Auction

AP | Posted 12.06.2013 | Arts

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A mural stenciled on the side of a Hollywood gas station five years ago by the British street artist Banksy has fetched...

This Unemployed 22-Year-Old Might Just Be The Next Banksy

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

It's a ubiquitous question now that the British graffiti artist is on everyone's radar, commanding millions at fancy auction houses and ticking off th...

A Los Angeles Gas Station Owner Is Selling A Banksy, Because He Can

AP | RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family's gas station in Hollywood was the...

Is Banksy In Paris?

Posted 12.02.2013 | Arts

Fresh off his New York City residency, Banksy reportedly hopped a plane to France and started a similar campaign in Paris. Or did he? After a websi...

Banksy NYC Street Art, Photographic Retrospective of Cindy Crawford at Art Miami

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 02.01.2014 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

The New York gallery will exhibit recreations of fashion photographer Marco Glaviano's best-known black and white images of Crawford, which are large-scale versions printed on canvas and sprinkled with diamond dust.

What Would Houdini Have Said?

David Sable | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
David Sable

I don't know about you -- I don't need posterity for my emails and my rambles -- but I do plan to live out loud for my grandchildren and beyond.

The Power Of Words On City Walls

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Brief Analog Messages On Walls Ape Our Digit-Driven Discourse Whether satire, slogan, or soliloquy, the anonymous street scribe shapes our experien...

Anonymous Buyer Fails To Come Up With Money For Banksy's Nazi Thrift Store Painting

Posted 11.12.2013 | Arts

Remember when Banksy purchased a $50 landscape painting from a New York City thrift store, added a Nazi to the placid scene, and then dropped the artw...

3 Reasons Why Original Artwork Is More Popular (And Accessible) Than Ever

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 11.08.2013 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

If 20x200 returns, I wonder if the changing art landscape will impact the business, and if it, like others, will look to original artwork to continue the job already begun -- supporting the artists in the maker movement of today.