The contribution of women to the world of street art is highlighted in a new book by journalist Alessandra Mattanza. Women Street Artists is a look at 24 women across the globe who are making their mark in public spaces through painted murals, stencils, posters, and much more.
French street artist Mantra brings his mother's garden to Versailles with a mural titled Where Amazement Blooms.
Turn at the right corner in Berlin and you may come across a stunning surrealistic painting. Artists Onur and James Bullough collaborated on a massive mural that perfectly transforms the side of a building into a portal into an immersive world. It depicts an anonymous female figure falling through the sky as her fractured arms reach out toward large violet flowers.
When you can't have a leafy garden, artist Adele Renault brings the next best thing.
Spanish street artist Pejac is known for his clever, masterful open-air artworks that often come with a social message.
A UK-based artist known as My Dog Sighs creates stunning murals that will make you look twice. For several years now, they have been adding realistic paintings of eyes onto walls across England. Each blue, green, and purple iris contains a mysterious reflection that tells a story. One of their most recent projects was completed in Plymouth, depicting a single large eye with feathery long lashes and an emerald green center.
French street artist Levalet is known for his whimsical poster art scattered across Paris.
Giant Mural of Local Community Leader With a Symbolic Plant Promotes Equality and Inclusivity in Brazil
Towering high over Porto Alegre, Brazil, a community leader sees her face on the side of a government building.
Street artist JR has added his name to the growing list of artists who are showing their support for Ukraine. The French artist is known for pasting up large portraits of locals around the world and he recently traveled to Ukraine to make a bold statement.
As the war in Ukraine continues, more and more artists are using their creativity to call for peace.
Cracks on the pavement are a common sight in cities.