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.
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.
French street artist Nerone has created the UK's largest clean-air mural in Southampton.
For the seventh year, the NuArt Festival, which originated in Norway, has invaded the streets of Aberdeen, Scotland.
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.
Dutch duo Studio Giftig made their way to Belfast for the annual Hit the North street art festival and left...
After a two-year break from creating outdoor work in the UK, British street art duo SNIK is back.