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Talking Journeys, Objects and Mothers with Swoon

Susan Harlan | Posted 07.10.2014 | Arts
Susan Harlan

We still really need spaces of wonder. They don't have to be about a specific religious narrative, but they have the capacity to transport you into a different state of mind. And for me, I feel both a desire to experience it and to make it.

25 Street Artists From Around The World Who Are Shaking Up Public Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.14.2014 | Arts

Take a leisurely walk through your nearest metropolis, and you'll find skyscrapers reaching out to the heavens, innovative housing units sprawling fro...

Meet The Female Street Artist Who's Taking Over A Major NYC Museum

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.09.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Six years ago these boats of salvaged materials were floating down the Hudson, teaming with twenty-something sea-worthy souls and bohemian performers ...

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...

The Whitney Houston Biennial Is Here To Make Your Feminist Art Dreams Come True

Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts

The art world is gearing up for the Whitney Biennial this month, a mammoth exhibition of 103 contemporary artists who in some way communicate the pres...

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 Women Of Global Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

An international team of heavy hitting women in street art are the centerpiece of the Wynwood District this weekend as Jeffrey Deitch returns to Miami...

Inside The Plan To Transform New Orleans Into A Giant Musical Playground

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.03.2013 | Arts

A "sonic playground," a "shantytown-sound laboratory," a "small village of ramshackle sculptures." These are just some of the phrases that have been u...

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.

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 ...

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?

New Dating App Uses Facebook For Speedy Matchmaking

Craig Kanalley | Posted 04.12.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

The concept behind Swoon is so simple. You connect your Facebook account -- no questionnaires to fill out, nothing -- and you're flipping through a bunch of Facebook profile photos with first names, ages, mutual friends and mutual interests listed.

The Best Street Art Of 2012

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Of the 10,000 images he snapped of Street Art this year, photographer Jaime Rojo gives us 110 that represent some of the most compelling, interesting,...

Add Some Style To Your Fridge

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 11.08.2012 | HuffPost Home

Make these fun, neon magnets.

St. Petersburg's First Public Art Festival Kicks Off Today

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.27.2012 | Arts

St. Petersburg is one of the most famous art havens in the world, known for its 200+ museums filled with artists like Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh, and Kan...

Atlanta Hosts First All Female Street Art Conference

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.15.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Twenty-six artists make up the world's first all female Street Art conference that opens today in Atlanta. "Living Walls, The City Speaks" begins its ...

OS Gemeos And "The Giant Of Boston"

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.08.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The twins have left Boston, but not before they opened their first solo museum show in the U.S. and left behind a handful of public installations that...

A Roof With a View: Looking at Art Up Above

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.24.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Climbing up on a roof during the sultry city summer can be liberating, and it turns out to be a prime place for painting too. Away from the cacophony...

Priscilla Frank

Magic Trash Boat To Sail Ohio River, Really

HuffingtonPost.com | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.11.2012 | Arts

Chicken John (aka John Rinaldi) would like to send an oceangoing boat built of trash down the Ohio River this August. The question is: Will you suppor...

UFO Crashes at Brooklyn Academy of Music

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

UFO 907 & W. Thomas Porter Unveil Giant Wooden and Metal Sculpture With 34 Eyes "I think this is the kind of art work that people can step up to and ...

What's New in Bushwick: A Quick Street Art Survey

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

As you may have heard, New York's young artist community has been in a rather fast migration away from Manhattan for this entire century. And so has ...

Baltimore Opens Its Walls To Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.30.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Abstract geometrist and Street Artist MOMO is still sweeping across a massive brick wall in his cherry picker as he leads Open Walls Baltimore across ...

Swoon in Kenya to Fight a War on Girls

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.19.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Abuse of a child is against the law worldwide. Unless international laws are enforced, it makes no difference. Brooklyn based Street Artist Swoon is ...

A Mushroom Cloud in Manhattan: If You See Somethin' ...

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.27.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Artist Jean Seestadt Plants a Package in a Bus Stop Since the never-ending "War on Terror" commenced so publicly a decade or so ago, an intermittentl...

Brooklyn Street Art Presents: Best Images Of 2011

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.10.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It's been an excellent year for street art all over the world and we've had the pleasure of seeing a lot of great stuff from both big names and anonym...