A group of Native artists and others held a protest outside the stadium in Glendale, Arizona, where the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles competed for the championship.
Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza Blends Mexican Food, Art, and Culture
The chef’s Barrio Café in Metro Phoenix is home to the bold and the beautiful.
A San Francisco Muralist Painting “Latino Culture In All Its Beauty”
Josué Rojas came from El Salvador as a toddler, and his family settled in the Mission.
The Monumental Impact of a Judy Baca Mural in Los Angeles
“The work has become timely, but it has always been important,” said Baca of “The Great Wall of Los Angeles.”
Let’s Talk About Street Art in Los Angeles
Art 4 [CHANGE] will look at two brand-new murals in the city by Karina Vazquez and Nychole Owens.
The Queens Muralist Who’s Become a Reddit Favorite
Since a picture of one of his works hit #1 on a NYC subreddit, Rob Anderson has enjoyed a surge of attention for his sunny, colorful art. Hyperallergic talks to him about transitioning from being a shoe salesman to a full-time artist.
In Another Act of Hero Worship, Greta Thunberg Gets Massive Mural
While nice in theory, the tribute to the teenage climate activist misses the point of her platform.
JR, Shepard Fairey, and Other Muralists Collaborate with LA High Schoolers
In addition to their input, students were invited to assist local and international artists in completing the murals, as well as serve as subject matter in some cases.
Artists Sue City of Memphis for Painting Over Sanctioned Murals
Twelve artists who created murals at the behest of nonprofit Paint Memphis, Inc. are suing the city for buffing five of the murals and threatening to erase three more.
Hale Woodruff’s Vibrant Murals Immortalize African-American History
If you’ve seen Steven Spielberg’s movie Amistad, you already know this story: in 1838, a 25-year-old enslaved Mendeian named Cinque led a successful revolt aboard the Spanish slave ship La Amistad.
Street Murals Designed to Reduce Pedestrian Deaths
Drivers need to slow down. Traffic deaths are a serious problem across the United States, with pedestrian fatalities increasing in past years. One effort to keep eyes on the road is the use of colorful street art — painted right on the streets.
New York Murals: The City’s Best Overlooked Museum
You might walk by some of the permanent works in New York City’s best art collection and not even notice them. The murals embedded in the city’s public spaces — in bars, restaurants, hospitals, skyscraper lobbies, and schools — together make up a historical tapestry of New York’s visual culture.