The work, depicting a scene of domestic violence, was partially removed hours after it appeared in the English town of Margate.
What’s Threaded in Vegas, Stays in Vegas
Moving too fast on your commute, looking out of the corner of your eye one second too late, and you might miss HOTTEA’s yarn installations.
Wait, Does This Gowanus Mural Actually Say “GO ANUS”?
The mural became the butt of the joke when people began noticing that it would spell “GO ANUS” if a gate on the “W” were lifted.
The Real Story Behind Banksy’s “Parking” Mural in LA
Much coverage of the upcoming sale of the building that houses the mural portrays it as a covert intervention into the urban fabric, but the reality, like most things Banksy, is more complicated.
The Unforgivable Whitewashing of Mexico City’s Food Stalls
The city’s colorful rótulos, signs hand-painted on the stands of street vendors, are being erased by a local government seemingly unaware that popular graphics are a critical part of Mexico’s patrimony.
Public Art Decreases Traffic Accidents by 17%, Report Finds
Art makes streets safer by “increasing visibility of pedestrian spaces and crosswalks” and “encouraging drivers to slow down.”
What Public Art Can Reach Vs. What It Can Grasp
Despite the project’s apparent success, its artists ultimately understood that murals are not material resources, even though creating beauty in underserved neighborhoods holds space for people to feel seen.
Street Murals Worldwide Show Love for Ukraine and Ire at Putin
From Norway to Mexico, street artists paint murals calling to end the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
How Chronicling Street Art Works Against a Culture of Commodification
This culture industry perfects the mechanisms for the wholesale destruction of art not beholden to establishment narratives.
Take a Tour of This Artist-decorated Neighborhood in Bangalore
“Street art really helps reimagine what a place can look like,” said Yash Bhandari, a contributing artist.
After Budweiser Unexpectedly Paints Over Street Murals in India, Artists Band Together
“What happened is unfortunate, but it’s highlighted how important these works are to people from all walks of life,” said Hanif Kureshi, co-founder of St+art India.
Dibs! A Chicago Snow Tradition Spawns Art, Memes, and More
The years-long tradition of staking out a parking spot hard earned by shoveling snow has spurred street installations utilizing tables, religious statues, and even frozen pants.