If the judge in the case follows suit, the verdict could set a remarkable precedent for the protection of graffiti and street art under the Visual Artists Rights Act.
Given some historical context, the impact graffiti had on the paintings Murray made during the 1980s is plain to see.
Curator Peter Ernst Coolen discusses his plans for a street art museum in a former shipbuilding warehouse in north Amsterdam.
Let’s start off with a clear contention. Street Art, as I see it, is a period.
Real estate developers whitewashing or tearing down walls covered in graffiti is a familiar narrative, but it appears we may have reached such an advanced stage in the cooptation of street art that those days will soon be at an end.
Banksy’s newest work is neither a snide jab at politicians nor a big “fuck you” to the police — instead, it’s a gesture of gratitude to children at a school in Bristol.
For those temped to leave graffiti on the base camp of the Chinese side of Mount Everest, known as Mount Qomolangma, think again: your name may appear on a public list, distributed to and publicized by news outlets.
The ornamentation of medieval churches is often associated with the elite: stained glass windows, ornately carved pews, and memorial monuments to lords and knights. However, carved right into the structure of the building, in the dark corners and beneath the whitewash on the walls, are less visible traces of the lower and middle class: graffiti.
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.
The French graffiti artist Azyle, who was arrested in 2007 after 17 years of covering Paris’s metro cars with his distinctive cursive tag, thinks he should pay for what he did.
The new independent parliamentary candidate for Montreal’s tony, predominantly anglophone NDG–Westmount district is a a four-year-old cat named Humbert.
Artist Katsu has been working hard at extending the language of public mark making, and his latest experiments have been drone-based.