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"Public Essay of Opacity", a new mural by Elian in...

streetartnews.net August 29, 2015
"Public Essay of Opacity", a new mural by Elian in Cordoba, Argentina

Our buddy Elian is back in South America where he just finished working on a brand new abstract piece on the streets of Cordoba in Argentina.Entitled "Public... [Read more]

Hitnes creates a series of new pieces in North America

streetartnews.net August 29, 2015
Hitnes creates a series of new pieces in North America

Roman painter and muralist, Hitnes, is embarking on an epic three-month journey that will channel the artistic works of ornithologist, painter and explorer,... [Read more]

Live Talks Los Angeles presents an Evening with Shepard...

obeygiant.com August 27, 2015
Live Talks Los Angeles presents an Evening with Shepard Fairey

Live Talks Los Angeles presents an Evening with Shepard Fairey, in conversation with Moby, Tuesday, October 6th at 8pm. The evening shares a title with his... [Read more]

Coverage: The LoMan Art Festival in Little Italy NYC...

streetartnews.net August 22, 2015
Coverage: The LoMan Art Festival in Little Italy NYC Feat. Invader, Ron English, Hanksy, ASVP, Beau Stanton, BD White X JPO, Dain X Stikki Peaches, Whisbe, GILF!, Art is Trash, and Many More.

From August 5–9, 2015, the walls of lower Manhattan (Little Italy) sprung to life with The LoMan Arts Festival presented by the L.I.S.A. Project), New York... [Read more]

San Francisco hitting up graffiti vandals with costly...

stencilarchive.org August 22, 2015
San Francisco hitting up graffiti vandals with costly civil suits

Legal Information News Articles San Francisco hitting up graffiti vandals with costly civil suits By C.W. Nevius for the SF ChronicleAugust 21, 2015... [Read more]

Dismaland - Banksy in Weston Super Mare

graffoto1.blogspot.fr August 22, 2015
Dismaland - Banksy in Weston Super Mare

Weston-super-Mare22nd August – 27th September 2015 All photos: NoLionsInEnglandIt has been a while, street art has been mired in the doldrums. There has... [Read more]

We’re going to Dismaland

blog.vandalog.com August 20, 2015
We’re going to Dismaland

The view from inside of Dismaland In case you’ve been living under a rock… Banksy’s next major project has arrived: Dismaland. What is it? A sort of... [Read more]

First New York Show in Five Years / Still Questioning...

obeygiant.com August 20, 2015
First New York Show in Five Years / Still Questioning Everything

“On Our Hands” opens at Jacob Lewis Gallery on September 17 in New York. Read more about it in T: The New York Times Style Magazine. Thanks for the support!... [Read more]

Banksy unveils a series of installations for Dismaland in...

streetartnews.net August 20, 2015
Banksy unveils a series of installations for Dismaland in Weston-Super-Mare, UK

While you discovered his latest mural earlier today, Banksy also worked and produced several installations for the opening of "Dismaland Bemusement Park" in... [Read more]

"Ars et Scientia" : New mural in Boston for Northeastern...

mac-arte.blogspot.fr August 18, 2015
"Ars et Scientia" : New mural in Boston for Northeastern University

These are photos of my most recent public mural, "Ars et Scientia". The mural was commissioned by Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. “Ars et... [Read more]

The Origin and Current State of Borf

stencilarchive.org August 17, 2015
The Origin and Current State of Borf

News Articles 10 years after his graffiti campaign, the artist known as Borf paints a new lifeBy Rachel Manteuffel :: August 13 (Original Washington... [Read more]

Huskmitnavn Paints a Permanent Mural @ The KØS Museum in...

streetartnews.net August 11, 2015
Huskmitnavn Paints a Permanent Mural @ The KØS Museum in Køge, Denmark

Huskmitnavn recently got another confirmation of recognition in his homeland by getting to paint a permanent mural @ KØS museum of art in public spaces in... [Read more]

Organizing street art – what for?

blog.vandalog.com August 11, 2015
Organizing street art – what for?

Example of illegal street art in Tartu by MinaJaLydia. Photo by suur jalutuskaik. Today we have Vandalog’s second guest post from Sirla, an organizer of... [Read more]

KAWS "You Should Know I Know" Limited Edition Print

streetartnews.net August 10, 2015
KAWS "You Should Know I Know" Limited Edition Print

Later this week, KAWS is set to release a new print entitled "You Should Know I Know" via the good lads from Pace Prints.The new print measures 37.5 x 32... [Read more]

Largely self-promotional link-o-rama

blog.vandalog.com August 10, 2015
Largely self-promotional link-o-rama

stikman in Philadelphia Apologies that this particular link-o-rama is full of self-promotion and conflicts of interesting, but I do think these are all... [Read more]

Exploring cities with street art (de)tours

blog.vandalog.com August  8, 2015
Exploring cities with street art (de)tours

Found on the deTour “CBD Street Art At Night: When Street Lights Become Spotlights” Editor’s note: Recently, CDH has been teaching a fantastic class about... [Read more]

To Live and Dine in L.A.

obeygiant.com August  6, 2015
To Live and Dine in L.A.

On Sunday, August 9, the Library Foundation of Los Angeles will bring “To Live and Dine in L.A.” to the stage with hip hop artist Rakaa Iriscience (Dilated... [Read more]

Chifumi creates a new mural in Horsen, Denmark

streetartnews.net August  5, 2015
Chifumi creates a new mural in Horsen, Denmark

Public Art Horsens recently took place on the streets of Horsen in Denmark where Chifumi was invited to work on the side of a large building in the city's... [Read more]

Introducing Nuart 15

streetartnews.net August  5, 2015
Introducing Nuart 15

Celebrating decade and half of promoting street art, changing and influencing Stavanger, Norway and beyond through murals, installations and interventions,... [Read more]

Activists Arrested for Chalking Sidewalk

stencilarchive.org August  1, 2015
Activists Arrested for Chalking Sidewalk

Legal Information 4 Activists Arrested for Chalking “Save the Animals”by WILL POTTER on JULY 28, 2015in TERRORISM COURT CASES (Green is the New Red) ( [Read more]

Artist Interview: Hyuro

streetartnews.net July 30, 2015
Artist Interview: Hyuro

We all know Hyuro for her uncanny dreamlike women. Her black-and-white characters, painted on walls around the world, offered us a distinct narrative of what... [Read more]

On the public art trail in Edinburgh

urbankulturblog.com July 29, 2015
On the public art trail in Edinburgh

Having found time to dig out my old Praktica and, I can’t quite believe I’m saying this, find a day where it wasn’t pouring with rain (in mid-July…) I set... [Read more]

Cie. Willi Dorner

cityleaks-festival.de July 28, 2015
Cie. Willi Dorner

Ungenutzte Eingänge, Nischen zwischen Häuserschluchten, versteckte Seitengassen – die Stadt steckt voller ungenutztem Raum, der im Alltag dem bewussten Blick... [Read more]

Axel Void

cityleaks-festival.de July 28, 2015
Axel Void

Ungenutzte Eingänge, Nischen zwischen Häuserschluchten, versteckte Seitengassen – die Stadt ist voll mit ungenutztem Raum, der sich im Alltag dem Blickfeld... [Read more]

SeaWalls '15: "Eat This", a new mural by JAZ in Cozumel,...

streetartnews.net July 27, 2015
SeaWalls '15: "Eat This", a new mural by JAZ in Cozumel, Mexico

Our friend Franco Fasoli JAZ has now completed his giant mural for SeaWalls and PangeaSeed which just took place on the streets of the island of Cozumel in... [Read more]

SeaWalls '15: Work In Progress by Zio Ziegler in Cozumel,...

streetartnews.net July 21, 2015
SeaWalls '15: Work In Progress by Zio Ziegler in Cozumel, Mexico

Zio Ziegler is also part of this year's line-up for SeaWalls 2015 and PangeaSeed which is currently taking place on the streets of Cozumel in Mexico.After... [Read more]

Monterrey // Nuevo León // México // july 2015 //

stinkfish.wordpress.com July 21, 2015
Monterrey // Nuevo León // México // july 2015 //

  Monterrey // Nuevo León // México // julio 2015 // Como parte del festival Callegenera 2015_ ▼ A partir de una foto tomada en un bus público //... [Read more]

Exhibition Opening: Michal Czinege - Amber Fields

5piecesgallery.blogspot.com July 21, 2015
Exhibition Opening: Michal Czinege - Amber Fields

We are pleased to show some brand new works by one of the leading Slovakian artists of today Michal Czinege: http://bit.ly/1DXgQ76The series of paintings is... [Read more]

Rosarito // Baja California // México // june 2015 //

stinkfish.wordpress.com July 21, 2015
Rosarito // Baja California // México // june 2015 //

  Rosarito // Baja California // México // junio 2015 // ▲ Proyecto Frente a la Frontera // Muro junto a El Norteño // Buytronick // Fusca // ▲ A partir de... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey's Arrest Begs Question: Art or Vandalism?

stencilarchive.org July 20, 2015
Shepard Fairey's Arrest Begs Question: Art or Vandalism?

Historical Item Legal Information News Articles How Shepard Fairey's arrest provides a new look at an old question: Is it art or is it vandalism?... [Read more]

Ana Maria creates a series of new murals for JUSTKIDS in...

streetartnews.net July 17, 2015
Ana Maria creates a series of new murals for JUSTKIDS in Italy & the UK

Ana Maria recently stopped by the lovely cities of London, Turin and Racale where she worked her magic on a series of brand new public pieces located in... [Read more]

RETNA unveils a giant mural in Copenhagen, Denmark

streetartnews.net July 16, 2015
RETNA unveils a giant mural in Copenhagen, Denmark

Denmark and Copenhagen are booming with Public Art and the latest addition is a brand new mural by RETNA which was just completed last night.Painting in the... [Read more]

Dasic Fernandez and Rubin415 collaborate for Centrefuge...

streetartnews.net July 16, 2015
Dasic Fernandez and Rubin415 collaborate for Centrefuge in Brooklyn

Our pals Dasic Fernandez and Rubin415 just finished this mural in Greenpoint, Brooklyn for the good folks over at the Centrefuge Public Art Project!The newly... [Read more]

REMINDER: IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY, I GUESS opens at...

obeygiant.com July 15, 2015
REMINDER: IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY, I GUESS opens at Subliminal Projects this Saturday!

I’m really excited about this show because the golden era of hip-hop, ’86-’94, was incredibly influential for me. All the work in the show is very stylish... [Read more]

Fremantle, Western Australia.

phlegmcomicnews.blogspot.fr July 15, 2015
Fremantle, Western Australia.

After painting the silos in Northam this spring i ended up in Fremantle just outside of Perth to paint for Form again for public 2015   [Read more]

Coverage: Nina Ghafari "Nothing Exists Alone" Exhibition...

streetartnews.net July 14, 2015
Coverage: Nina Ghafari "Nothing Exists Alone" Exhibition @ Stavanger's Reed Projects

A few days ago in Stavanger, Norway, Reed Projects Gallery opened the latest solo exhibition of Nina Ghafari entitled "Nothing Exists Alone".Nina is a young... [Read more]

Jan Kaláb x Michal Škapa aka Tron x Pasta Oner x X-Dog...

streetartnews.net July 14, 2015
Jan Kaláb x Michal Škapa aka Tron x Pasta Oner x X-Dog paint a metro station in Prague

After years of battling illegal graffiti, one of Prague's busiest metro stations, Andel, recently got beautified by local graffiti artist.Jan Kalab was... [Read more]

Coverage: Faile's "Savage/Sacred Young Minds" @ Brooklyn...

streetartnews.net July 10, 2015
Coverage: Faile's "Savage/Sacred Young Minds" @ Brooklyn Museum

The Patricks have been super busy preparing for Faile's exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. The large show which includes not only Faile's epic Temple but... [Read more]

Ted Pim, a series of baroque pieces in Europe & North...

streetartnews.net July  9, 2015
Ted Pim, a series of baroque pieces in Europe & North America

Meet Ted Pim, a 28-year-old street artist born in Belfast who has travelled the world painting inside abandoned buildings. The Irish artist spent the last 6... [Read more]

Marisa Ferreira: Rear Window

Marisa Ferreira: Rear Window

Rear WindowMarisa Ferreira6.2.-20.8.15Oslo Central StationInstallation in public spaceThis wonderful installation by Marisa Ferreira at the Central Station... [Read more]

It’s the law link-o-rama

blog.vandalog.com July  7, 2015
It’s the law link-o-rama

Chip Thomas aka Jetsonorama mural in Bushwick. Coincidentally, today’s links all revolve around the law… It looks like Starbucks ripped off Maya... [Read more]

Post 4th of July Reflection

obeygiant.com July  6, 2015
Post 4th of July Reflection

I did a good bit of reading of American political speeches over the weekend from Thomas Payne to the present. I never intend to embark on a civics lecture,... [Read more]

One year inside the mural machine

blog.vandalog.com July  1, 2015
One year inside the mural machine

Murals and graffiti in Philadelphia. One year ago today, I started a job at the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. At Mural Arts, we have a... [Read more]

Pastel creates a new mural in Girona, Spain

streetartnews.net June 30, 2015
Pastel creates a new mural in Girona, Spain

Francisco Diaz aka Pastel is the latest artist to paint on the streets of Girona in Spain for the Milestone Street Art Project. Painted in the district of... [Read more]

Positive-Propaganda: Paint It Black

obeygiant.com June 30, 2015
Positive-Propaganda: Paint It Black

I met Sebastian Pohl last fall when I was in Berlin painting my Rose Shackle/Make Art Not War mural. Sebastian explained his Positive-Propaganda project and... [Read more]

Video: Banksy "Dismaland" Trailer

streetartnews.net August 25, 2015

Earlier today, British phenomenon Banksy released a trailer video for his newly opened theme park "Dismaland Bemusement Park". The trailer shows Banksy's... [Read more]

Lawrence Lessig 2016

obeygiant.com August 24, 2015

I REALLY like Bernie Sanders as a presidential candidate. He is a champion of many social justice and progressive issues I care about. Bernie Sanders has a... [Read more]

Art and Gentrification: Everything Must Go....

stencilarchive.org August  2, 2015

Historical Item [From Stencil Archive: At what point is public art part of the problem of gentrification? When is corporate manipulation and intrusion... [Read more]

Art, Music, Politics with Chuck D & Shepard Fairey SXSW 2015

obeygiant.com July 21, 2015

“Art and music should be about empowerment; once you’ve created a means to communicate, you shouldn’t squander that with stuff that is meaningless, you... [Read more]

Video of Northam silos, western Australia.

I'm working on a few big projects at the moment so this blog and my emails are a little behind. Sorry about that.Below is a fantastic video made by Peacock... [Read more]