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Painted City: Looking at Art on the Streets of Detroit

Annabel Osberg | Posted 06.07.2014 | Detroit
Annabel Osberg

I have traveled extensively throughout North and South America; and having seen countless cities in varying states of dilapidation, I thought I had a good idea of what to expect in Detroit. I was wrong.

Unmasked Street Artist Scales NYC Bridge To Display Mesmerizing Installation

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Looks like Judith Supine is probably having a helluva week. He unmasked himself publicly for all, opened a new gallery show, climbed a NYC bridge over...

The Greatest Art In America Isn't Found In A Museum

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business

From New York City to Los Angeles, America's greatest cities are home to some of the world's most breathtaking works of art. No, we're not talking abo...

Heartbreaking Murals Tell True Stories Of Homeless Youth

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.28.2014 | Arts

Painted on the wall of an East London building is the striking portrait of a man and his dog, splashed with color and abstracted to reveal the skeleto...

Graphic Artist Wizard Skull Talks Drawing Boners and the Power of a Massive Beard (NSFW PHOTOS)

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 05.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

I remember the first time I saw some of Wizard Skull's street art. His drawing of a ripped Ronald McDonald in a speedo stopped me in my tracks. Needless to say, I was pumped when he agreed to an interview, and it turns out that Mr. Skull is a soft-spoken, funny guy.

Get a Sniff of This Street Art From Plastic Jesus

VisualNews.com | Posted 05.26.2014 | Arts
VisualNews.com

Is that a huge pile of cocaine, a rolled up 20 dollar bill and an American 'Excess' card? It's not hard to understand why people are bowing down to LA street artist Plastic Jesus and his wonderfully satirical brand of subversive art.

3D Chalk Art Master Makes Awesome Tribute To Space Invaders

Posted 03.26.2014 | Arts

If you love Space Invaders -- that gem of an arcade game created by Tomohiro Nishikado in the late 1970s that turned pixelated aliens into a staple of...

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.

Bahia Shehab: Art As a Tool for Change

Louisiana Channel | Posted 05.24.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Graffiti is like flowers. They are beautiful, but they don't live long." An interview with Lebanese-Egyptian street-artist Bahia Shehab about the ...

Abandoned Hotel Becomes a Temporary Street Art Gallery

VisualNews.com | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts
VisualNews.com

Somewhere deep in the U.K. is an abandoned hotel. While busy wasting away in the foggy land, a collective group of street artists decided it should serve as their next temporary canvas.

Hero Street Artist Puts Clown Noses On All Those Ads You Absolutely Hate

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts

There's nothing commuters hate more than aggressively positioned advertisements. (Well, save for other commuters.) There's just something so visually ...

New York's Graffiti Mecca Receives Another Makeover In Protest Of Gentrification

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts

The Queens graffiti mecca 5 Pointz was whitewashed last year to make way for a high-end condo building. A lot of people, many of whom had tried to get...

Man Attempted To Steal Banksy Artwork From Cinderblock Wall In New Orleans

AP | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say they're looking for a Los Angeles man accused of trying to steal a big chunk of cinderblock wall bearing a...

Meet The Little Known 1970s Artists Who Placed Gorgeous 'Billboards' Around San Francisco

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.09.2014 | Arts

We usually try to avert out eyes from the visually exhausting onslaught of billboards that pop up en masse on city streets and rural highways alike. W...

Street Painting Festival Celebrates 20th Year

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 04.30.2014 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

For the Lake Worth Street Painting Festival's 20th year, 400 artists participated in the event. The festival, which is said to be the country's largest, is a great way to appreciate the process of creating artwork.

LOOK: Street Artists Transform America's Most Beige City

Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts

We all know that Hawaii is gorgeous, but the city of Honolulu, it turns out, is actually pretty ugly. The majority of the city's buildings are a m...

Psychedelic Female Artist Tackles New York's Iconic Graffiti Wall

Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts

If you're walking around Manhattan and suddenly feel the warm glow of something psychedelic, you may be experiencing the neon, geometric rays emanatin...

This Mural Of Beautiful And Empowered Women Will Get You Through The Day

Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts

Encountering an unexpected mural or work of street art is one of those rare gifts that can elevate your mood, giving you the strength to finish off th...

5 Of The Coolest, Craziest Ways To Stand Up For What You Believe In

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 02.06.2014 | Impact

From craftivism to hacktivism, passionate people around the globe have been coming up with increasingly creative ways to stand up for what they believ...

Street Artist Thinks Art Is Rubbish And Rubbish Is Art

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.27.2014 | Arts

Hung high in collectors' homes or hidden away behind museum walls, 2D art can have the (often undeserved) reputation for being inaccessible. Street ar...

The Rolling Graffiti Trucks OF NYC's Art World

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.24.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A ubiquitous sight throughout large cities like New York, the graffiti covered box truck has inherited the all-city art mantle from the subway train c...

OTP's Guide to Street Art: Poland

Off Track Planet | Posted 03.22.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

All around the drabbest parts of Poland, most visibly in Lodz, imaginative street art is changing the landscape and attracting artists from around the world to come paint up the scene (and likely down a few dozen pierogies in the process).

Street Artist Turns Abandoned Gas Station Into Giant Geometric Art Installation

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

If you have a soft spot for the work of Ed Ruscha, you can appreciate the humor and stark beauty of the American road as well as the many gas stations...

Street Artists Reclaim A Dilapidated Building In Manhattan

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.17.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A little more than 40 (mostly) street artists brought the four-floor former tenement building to life one last time before it will be destroyed -- and they did it almost entirely in secret over the course of a week.

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...