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.
Like many street artists, French artist MTO (real name Mateo) is something of a mystery.
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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.
For the third year, street artists invaded a small village in central Italy, transforming it into a cultural playground over...
In 2011, MOCA's Art in the Streets broke attendance records for its exhibition filled with work by street art luminaries like...
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.
Four years ago, Australian artist Michael Pederson began placing his lighthearted, humorous street art installations in unexpected places.
British street artist Peter Preffington aka Pref plays with perception through his multi-layered, 3D graffiti.
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The city of Santiago, Chile has recently turned one of its most busiest streets into colorful urban art with a...