Street Art

November 28, 2023

Banksy’s Real First Name Was Revealed by the Artist in Recently Uncovered 2003 Interview

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.

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September 18, 2023

JR Transforms Paris Opera House Into Ancient Platonic Cave

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.

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July 21, 2023

Street Artist Breathes New Life Into Public Spaces With Vibrant Flower Murals

UK-based artist Sophie Mess is transforming urban spaces one mural at a time. Inspired by botanical motifs, she covers the sides of buildings with vibrant depictions of flowers that are larger than life. Each one imbues these cityscapes with uplifting and beautifying imagery. From massive pink peonies to purple irises, Mess' works cover a rainbow of colors.

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June 4, 2023

Stunning Mural in Spain Is a Celebration of Nature and Womanhood

Spanish street artist Lula Goce has brought her evocative style to the streets of Galicia with a mural that celebrates nature and womanhood. Titled A Dona do Esteiro, the piece shows mother nature surrounded by local flora and fauna. It's an exceptionally personal piece for Goce, as it's painted in her hometown and dedicated to the strongest woman she knows—her mother.

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