After the mural appeared on the for-sale home, its owners swiftly took the house off the market to consider their next steps.
Graphic and Street Artists Design Vibrant Posters to Get Out the Vote
Over 60 artists have contributed to Project 270, an initiative by Mana Urban Arts Project, to engage young, disenfranchised voters nationwide.
New Art Books for the New Season
An autumnal offering of Artemisia Gentileschi, Dorothea Tanning, Henri Matisse, and Guston galore, among much, much else.
A Virtual Museum Preserves Black Lives Matter Protest Art
The University of St. Thomas has created the Urban Art Mapping George Floyd & Anti-Racist Street Art database, which has received over 1,000 submissions.
Banksy Grafitti in London Underground Accidentally Removed by Cleaners
An employee of the London Tube noticed “some sort of ‘rat thing’” a few days ago and cleaned it off.
In SoHo, Artists Turn Boarded-up Storefronts Into Canvases
As stores begin to reopen, the future of these artworks remains in limbo but one thing is certain: for the first time in decades, the Manhattan neighborhood is teeming with art again.
How Is Banksy Spending Quarantine? By Turning His Bathroom Into a Work of Art
Stuck at home, Banksy has painted his bathroom with his signature cheeky rats, toppling products and ruining his toilet.
In Los Angeles, New Murals Crop Up to Commemorate Kobe Bryant
Bryant himself was the inspiration for a few murals even before his passing, but in the days since the crash, new ones have already popped up across the city, this time commemorating both Bryant and his daughter.
Hours After It Was Revealed, Someone Tagged a Banksy Mural About Homelessness
Banksy’s latest mural in Birmingham, England imagined two reindeer guiding a bench where a local homeless man slept. Soon after its debut, someone spray painted Rudolph-red noses.
The Renegades Making Feminist Art In the Streets
Despite its countercultural status, street art remains male-dominated. Hyperallergic sought out some femme and nonbinary street artists to hear about their experiences.
Keith Haring’s Iconic East Harlem Mural, “Crack Is Wack,” Is Back
Moved by his friend Benny Soto’s struggles with addiction and riled by government inaction, Haring mobilized his boldly-outlined shapes and energetic figures to send a cautionary message.
Colombians Decry Censorship After Government Officials Paint Over Mural About Extrajudicial Killings
Graffiti artists collaborated to represent the military apparatus that executed thousands of poor farmers, youths, and other civilians. But dozens of military officials and police proceeded to cover the mural with white paint.