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This Giant Consumerist Christmas Tree Will Make You Rethink Your Holiday Spending

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Ah, Christmas. A time for families to get together, sing around the fireplace and stampede through the local malls in a frenzied panic for the perfect...

"Mother and Child" at Sainte Justine's Hospital

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 01.26.2014 | Arts
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

With its bright, radiant colors, the painting immediately evokes the child-friendly atmosphere of the hospital as well as depicting the strong bonds that exist between mother and child.

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 ...

LOOK: Buenos Aires Is A Canvass For Street Artists, Muralists

AP | ALMUDENA CALATRAVA | Posted 05.06.2013 | Latino Voices

BUENOS AIRES. Argentina -- In most major cities, street artists create their works under cover of darkness, spray-painting their graffiti quickly to e...

Will Ryman's Bird On View in Flatiron Plaza

Catie Keck | Posted 05.31.2013 | Arts
Catie Keck

Constructed of both actual and fabricated nails, Bird is the first art structure to be displayed at this location, and part of DOT's new effort to bring more contemporary art to the public space.

Street Art on Abbot Kinney

Carmen Zella | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts
Carmen Zella

Your favorite local neighborhood is receiving a new mural on one of the most recognized establishments along Abbot Kinney. Puerto Rican public muralist and artist Alexis Diaz (aka La Pandilla) has painted a mural on the 35-year-old institution, the Roosterfish bar.

'Intervention' Artist Turns Our World Upside Down

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 11.13.2012 | Arts

It's not everyday that you see a banana in place of a phone in a public phone booth, or beach balls as swings. For Madrid artist SpY, these "intervent...

JR, 'The Wrinkles of Los Angeles'

Carmen Zella | Posted 12.25.2012 | Arts
Carmen Zella

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CYRCLE: 'Magic Is Real'

Carmen Zella | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Carmen Zella

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"For Dogs Sake"

Carmen Zella | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Carmen Zella

In this dog eat dog world the new London Police exhibition entitled "For Dogs Sake" at Corey Helford Gallery, is a uplifting and humorous twist on urban culture, placing our fine four-legged friends in the spotlight.

Painter Gives Away Her Urban Portraits

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.28.2012 | Arts
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Denise Tejada Photo Credit: Nicole Bourgea Say you leave your house at the usual time, and head down the same old street that takes you to wo...

Identical Twins From Brazil Take On Street Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Identical twins have a special place in legend and lore, sharing a bond that supposedly enables them to sense each other's thoughts and emotions in a ...

PHOTOS: 'Before I Die' Murals Expand In Chicago

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 05.04.2012 | Chicago

In the weeks since New Orleans artist Candy Chang's "Before I Die" interactive public art installation made its Chicago debut earlier this year on the...

PHOTOS: You 'Betcha, Sarah Palin Sculpture Is More Than Just Art -- It Cooks Meat Too

Posted 04.18.2012 | Chicago

Chicago recently became home to a flashy new piece of public art. And is it smokin'? You 'betcha! Former Alaska governor and Republican vice-presid...

PHOTOS: 'Before I Die' Public Art Arrives In Chicago

Posted 03.13.2012 | Chicago

New Orleans artist Candy Chang's "Before I Die" interactive public art installation has made its Chicago debut. The installation, inaugurated last ...

InterZona Urban Art

Carmen Zella | Posted 12.12.2011 | Arts
Carmen Zella

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A Skeptic Queries "The Artist as Urbanist"

Eric J. Henderson | Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts
Eric J. Henderson

Alexis Laurent is a contemporary sculptor. His work invites (and counts on) viewers to be part of it to make it whole.

Banksy and Fairey Headline Urban Art Show At Bonhams

Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts

Via Mutual Art. Whether it’s on the floor or in the street, Urban Art continues to be popular with the general public and high-end art collectors...

Morley Makes a Mockery of Street Art (Video)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 09.29.2011 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

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L.A. 'Street Art' in South Central at Manual Arts High

Carmen Zella | Posted 09.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Carmen Zella

I interviewed MarkAyala to shed light on his experience teaching art at Manual Arts High. His story of what one person's vision can accomplish amidst a crumbling education is a film-worthy script.

Teen Curates Urban Art Sale For Charity

Posted 06.13.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) When asked why he prefers Urban Art over other art forms, curator Liam Patel responded simply, “Because Urban Art looks so much co...

Banksy Print Of Disney's 'Jungle Book' For Greenpeace Poster Gets $120,000 At Auction

cnn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

London, England (CNN) -- Baloo, Mowgli and King Louie of the Apes from Disney film "The Jungle Book" all feature in a print by anonymous graffiti arti...

WATCH: FILM: Mini-Documentary 'Undercity' Explores New York's Subway Tunnels, Bridges

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Andrew Wonder's new mini-documentary, Undercity, explores the literal underbelly of New York, including subway tunnels and bridges. The film was a col...

TROMPE L'OEIL: Street Artist Dan Witz Paints Hyper-Detailed Mosh Pits

animalnewyork.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Really. It is. Urban prankster and trompe-l'œil street artist and Dan Witz has been adding more hyper-real paintings to his mosh pit series. It's all...

Augustine Kofie at White Walls

Carmen Zella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Carmen Zella

A key player in Los Angeles' Urban Art movement, Augustine Kofie has a remarkable eye for detail -- always layering, constructing and deconstructing his landscape. I asked curator Justin Giarla a few questions about Kofie's newest show.