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Graffiti Art

Cooking Art History: Graff-EAT-i

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 08.13.2014 | Taste
Maite Gomez-Rejon

Yes, street art on museum walls is as cool as it sounds, but combining it with Renaissance manuscripts is groundbreaking.

LAndmarked: A Nostalgic view of Los Angeles

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 06.28.2014 | Los Angeles
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

This past Saturday at The Seventh Letter Gallery, Paul "Krush," Meraz, a member of world-renowned graffiti crews MSK and AWR, and art collective Th...

Moezart: The Bogeyman of Graffiti

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 06.11.2014 | Los Angeles
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

If you were around the underground graffiti scene in L.A. during the late 80s and throughout the 90s, you might remember the name Moezart from KWS, (Kings with Style).

The Getty Black Book

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 06.05.2014 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

Several graffiti writers were approached and given an opportunity to go to the Getty Research Institute and examine the rare manuscripts, and to grant them the opportunity to be a part of the entire process, from birth to execution.

The Most Beautiful Words Of Encouragement Could Be Hidden In The Most Unlikely Places

Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Why Flea Markets Aren't Just for Early Birds: Arrive Late, and Get Great Deals on Vintage Treasures

Bob Richter | Posted 05.27.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

Bargaining at flea markets is just part of the language and culture, and it's been going on for centuries. For those who are still uneasy, I offer these six easy tips:

Speaking in Tongues: Defer K2S

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 04.30.2014 | Los Angeles
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

The ecology of one's environment plays a pivotal influence on creativity and style, thus in Defer's case, his mastery of bold typeface is nativist to Los Angeles street culture.

Tour The '5 Pointz Of Paris'... Before It's Gone Forever

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 12.19.2013 | Arts

By 2016, you will no longer be able to walk through the Magasins Généraux, a graffiti-smothered building in the northeast Parisian suburb of Pantin....

Watch Street Artists Transform An Empty Building Into A Graffiti Masterpiece

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

Shortly before a warehouse in Brisbane, Australia was set to be demolished, street artist Sofles (along with selinamiles, Dr. apple, Fintan Magee, Dj ...

Mallika Rao

Artists Bid Sad Farewell To NYC's Graffiti Mecca

HuffingtonPost.com | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.22.2013 | Arts

In a small bar in Queens where everyone seems to know everyone else’s name, a Frenchwoman is crying. She’s Marie Cecile Flageul, one of the le...

Justin Bieber Sparks a Graffiti Revolution in Colombia

Aldo Civico | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Aldo Civico

When he sneaked out from his hotel to do some graffiti on a wall in Bogota, Colombia, Justin Bieber most probably didn't imagine he would stir a heated debate and provoke a chain reaction, which ended up legitimizing graffiti and urban art.

The Current State of Muralism (Part V)

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

As many gang members, graffiti writers, and taggers came of age within the spectrum of the '92 Riots, a different type of cultural adaptation began to develop.

Banksy in Bywater?

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
National Trust for Historic Preservation

If you've ever longed to make your home in a century-old industrial rice mill amid preserved graffiti and masonry brick walls, New Orleans' Rice Mill Lofts might be the perfect place for you.

The Current State of Muralism (Part IV)

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 12.25.2013 | Latino Voices
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

Chicano street graffiti had always been considered uncultivated, lowbrow, and subversive, yet this type of urban artwork was present in ancient civilizations like: Greece, Rome, Egypt, Turkey, and Mesoamerica.

Yisreal Feldsott and the Voice of Spirit

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Just as a metaphysician seeks to clarify the fundamental notions by which humankind understands the world, the work of artist Yisreal Feldsott is a pursuit of an encounter with the nature of existence.

New York Art 'Treasure 5 Pointz Wins a Temporary Restraining Order

Anthony Papa | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Anthony Papa

Last Thursday, a judge issued a 10-day temporary restraining order to the graffiti artists who have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to save the art they painted on 5 Pointz, the "graffiti mecca" of the art world, by stopping the demolition of the buildings located in Long Island City, Queens.

Demolition Of NYC Graffiti Haven Delayed

ARTINFO | Posted 10.21.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Though New York's City Council recently approved demolition plans for 5Pointz, paving the way for the destruction of the beloved locus of New York Cit...

Artists Mourn Impeding Demolition Of Famous Graffiti Haven

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.15.2013 | Arts

The 200,000-square-foot factory building that has become a veritable museum of New York's graffiti culture will soon be no more. The space is known...

KAWS at PAFA

Craig Carpenter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

KAWS, a native of Jersey City, New Jersey, and now residing in the artist enclave of Brooklyn, is known for using pop culture iconography to cause viewers to consider the world around them differently.

Painter Tim Okamura Offers an Urban Narrative in Two Exhibitions

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

His paintings are filtered through the lens of his own personal experience as someone of mixed race growing up in Canada, where he was often identified as "different," and even ridiculed for that perception. Themes including culture and ethnicity and social identity are evident in his artwork.

The Train That Stands Still

Olek | Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts
Olek

I tend to crochet a lot of things that move. It's true. I crochet bicycles, cars, strollers, sleds, pedicabs, people. I've always been in motion. My work must always be moving.

Hotel Graffiti: Hidden, Hilarious Messages Left in Hotels Around the World

Lanee Lee | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Lanee Lee

Since 2006, David Bussell has been inscribing messages in hotel rooms throughout the world - from Eastland, Texas to Edinburgh, Scotland.

Capturing Egypt's Revolutionary Graffiti

Alexander Nicholson | Posted 09.14.2013 | World
Alexander Nicholson

As a new wave of political expression swept the country, I found that a new form of artistic political expression -- revolutionary graffiti -- had also enveloped Egypt's cities.

Another Record!

AP | Posted 07.16.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — A Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) painting has set a new auction record for the graffiti artist at a sale of po...

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 ...