Even when it's cloudy, residents of Buenos Aires can find a piece of the blue sky in Fio Silva‘s colorful murals. The Argentian artist decorates building facades with exquisite depictions of birds soaring through windy skies and leafy foliage. “I have always liked painting organic and moving figures,” Silva tells My Modern Met. “They represent a search for meaning that I was experiencing.
In a time when many museums are still shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic, public art has become even more...
In the eyes of the artist Tom Bob, a parking block is more than just a concrete slab.
Mixed-media artist Naomi Haverland merges realistic portraiture with surrealist whimsy in her latest project. The Florida-based painter was commissioned by a business in Tampa to create a mural that would convey “diversity and empowerment.” After a few brainstorming sessions, Haverland proposed a magnificent tiger whose roar released a waterfall of flowers and sequins.
French street artist Saype is known for his spectacular artwork which sprawls onto grass instead of vertically onto walls.
From his tribute to healthcare heroes to spray-painting his signature rat stencils in the London Underground, Banksy has been particularly...
In Afghanistan, there are a number of deserted war tanks, stationed as a constant reminder of combat and violent conflicts. Luckily, Iranian artist Neda Taiyebi has stepped in and is finding another use for them. She has reimagined the abandoned vessels in Kabul, Afghanistan by adorning them with colorful motifs including fruits and flowers, as well as swirling geometric designs.
The animal kingdom is filled with fascinating species of all shapes and sizes.
French artist Camille Walala seeks to “disseminate joy through color and pattern” in her art projects.
Polish street artist NeSpoon is known for using lace to inspire her artwork. Her most recent mural explores the traditional lace of Calais in a grand painting splashed across the facade of the city's fashion and lace museum. Located in northern France, Calais was once a hub of lace making. In the early 19th century, British lacemakers escaping economic unrest and harsh patent taxes settled there.
Another Banksy painting is up for auction and it's expected to sell for a large sum.
The age-old art of calligraphy celebrates the beauty of language, and there are incredible artists who continue its legacy today.