street art

Post image for Spilled Bananas, Split Blades, and Books with Bullets: Eclectic Offerings at Mana Miami

MIAMI — The Miami neighborhood of Wynwood smells like stale weed, paint fumes, and gentrification.

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Post image for Unbeliebable! Justin Bieber Reveals New Album Tracklist Through Graffiti Stunt

That freshly painted graffiti in your city isn’t just a large mural of random words — it’s the title of a song by none other than cantankerous Canuck Justin Bieber, who is using street art to promote his forthcoming album, Purpose.

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Post image for Artist Murdered in Oakland While Painting Anti-Violence Mural

On Tuesday, the 27-year-old street artist Antonio Ramos was murdered while painting a mural that was meant to brighten the run-down streets of northwestern Oakland, which has one of the highest violent crime rates in the United States.

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Post image for Artist Will Remove Bushwick Crochet Mural that Sparked Community Protest

A 15-foot-tall crocheted mural that appeared, unauthorized, on the side of a private Bushwick residence and has since stirred debate about gentrification and street art is coming down today.

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Post image for A Classic Bronx Street Art Maze Is Reborn

Jane Dickson’s City Maze (1980) was one of Fashion Moda’s most celebrated exhibitions.

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Post image for An Italian Muralist Recreates Audubon’s Journey, One Bird at a Time

An Italian street artist is retracing the journey of John James Audubon that led to his historic 19th-century tome, Birds of America.

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Post image for 35 Years After Fashion Moda, a Bronx Gallery Revisits the Landmark Space

1978. Weary of the SoHo art scene, artist Stefan Eins decided to open a new art space in the South Bronx. The space was named Fashion Moda (1978-1993) an abbreviation of the full name painted above its entrance: Fashion 时装 Moda МОДА.

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Post image for A Ladder, a Gate, and a Paintbrush: The Picasso of Harlem Returns to 125th Street

The Children’s Place on 125th Street has a ladder. A few months ago they asked Picasso to use it and paint their gate — the Picasso of Harlem, that is.

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Post image for A Construction Wall in Harlem Becomes a Guerrilla Street Art Gallery

In 2014, a group of artists named Harlem Art Collective saw aesthetic potential in an abandoned wall located in a stalled construction site on East 116th Street.

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Post image for Publicly Shaming the US’s Top Surveillance Officials with Street Art

New York-based artist Paolo Cirio is chastening key NSA, CIA, and FBI officials involved in the agencies’ surveillance programs by finding and disseminating across the world snapshots of them in informal or intimate contexts.

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