By its very nature, street art is ephemeral. Due to weather, theft, or demolition, mural art is vulnerable to many potential risks. But as a result of the work of one organization, street art in the United Kingdom now has a permanent home online. Art UK is a digital archive with over 300,000 works belonging to public art collections nationwide.
Through sculpture, murals, and ephemeral installations, contemporary Native artists are honoring their heritage, while also giving voice to the indigenous...
Less than an hour after Banksy confirmed a new installation in South London, it vanished.
Street art has the ability to create a portal within a city. Italian artist Francesco Camillo Giorgino, better known as Millo, covers massive, multi-story buildings with murals of stylized metropolises, occupied by characters that are larger than skyscrapers. These cartoon-like illustrations imbue façades and billboards with a sense of whimsy that is otherwise missing from urban centers. Millo's distinct art stands out from the real setting it inhabits.
Street art has a way of surprising us all.
German street artist Hera has just transformed a train platform in Stavanger, Norway, into a work of art.
Banksy’s style is known around the world and his works sell for millions at auctions. And yet, the elusive artist’s identity remains one of the biggest mysteries in contemporary art. Now, a recently uncovered interview appears to confirm the artist's first name. Banksy was interviewed by former BBC arts correspondent Nigel Wrench in summer 2003, regarding the opening of his Turf War show.
French artist Saype recently brought a positive message of hope to Turkey as part of his Beyond Walls project.
Street art can completely change the character of a building.
French artist JR continues transforming famous sites into stunning illusions with an installation at Paris' famed opera house. The façade of Palais Garnier was turned into a stage for all to enjoy. Over the course of four evenings, lyrical performances and dance related to the opera were projected onto the installation. This is the first of two consecutive installations that the Paris Opera has commissioned from the well-respected artist.
Nature can be an artist, filling our world with sweeping colors and shapes.
Graffiti artist Ant Steel has always enjoyed using his art to bring joy to the community.