Street Art

September 20, 2018

Discover the Incredible Story of One Man’s Mission to Paint a Massive Mural in Cairo

In 2016, images of a stunning piece of street art—spread across nearly 50 buildings in Cairo—began circulating online. Individually, each building was a colorful, abstract masterpiece. Together, they formed the stunning Arabic calligraphy that Tunisian-French artist eL Seed is known for. Painted in the Manshiyat Naser area of Cairo, a forgotten corner of the city where garbage collectors live, the world marveled at how this incredible artistic statement was achieved.

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June 26, 2018

Monumental Keith Haring Mural Uncovered in Amsterdam After Being Hidden for 30 Years

A post shared by LOOK LATERAL (@looklateral) on Jun 25, 2018 at 9:49am PDT After being hidden for nearly 30 years, a massive mural by Pop Art pioneer and street artist Keith Haring has made its (second) grand debut in Amsterdam. At 40 feet tall, this piece is the late artist's largest public work, making its recent uncovering even more monumental.

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June 14, 2018

Vhils’ Giant Chiseled Street Art Gets Two Simultaneous Gallery Exhibitions in Paris

Best known for chiseling striking portraits into walls around the world, Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto, better known as Vhils, has taken on an ambitious exhibition that shows the full range of his artwork. The Centquatre in Paris is the setting for his mammoth exhibit Fragment Urbains, which is laid out over the sprawling spaces of this 19th-century industrial building. With the opportunity, Vhils—who we interviewed last year—demonstrates that his work is about more than just walls.

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