Portuguese street artist Vhils is paying tribute to his country’s healthcare workers the best way he knows how—with a mural. In Porto, 10 members of the São João University Hospital Center’s staff had their portraits chiseled into the wall by the acclaimed artist as a way to celebrate the contributions of Portugal’s national healthcare workers. Though the mural has been in the works for over a year, the timing couldn’t be better.
Over a week ago, Washington, D.C.
Ahead of Washington, D.C.
Around the world, street artists are using their skills to pay tribute to George Floyd. As Floyd’s senseless death continues to fuel protests calling for an end to racism and police brutality, painted memorials for the 46-year-old have sprung up around the globe. These artists are picking up their spray cans and paintbrushes to lend their voices to the Black Lives Matter movement, often incorporating the names of other black victims of police violence.
In Minneapolis, five artists are using their skills to help ensure that George Floyd will not be forgotten.
French street artist Braga Last One transformed a mundane gas tank into a visual feast using just spray paint.
As anyone who is currently in quarantine knows, finding things to occupy your time is key. While many can work from home, what happens if your career revolves around creating public art? Banksy, arguably the world’s most famous street artist, answered that question for us with his latest Instagram post. While Banksy’s work has appeared everywhere from Israel’s West Bank to Manhattan, this latest installation is a bit more intimate.
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With his new mural series, Undertones, Hawaiian street artist Sean Yoro combines monochrome hands and torsos with illusionistic strokes of...
In the 1980s, Keith Haring shot to international fame. Using his trademark line drawings, Haring became instantly recognizable for his pop style art. This would catapult him from the underground art scene in New York City to a career that would see him mingling with the likes of Andy Warhol, Grace Jones, Yoko Ono, and Madonna. Unfortunately, the prolific artist’s life was cut short in 1990, when he succumbed to AIDS-related complications.
French artist Julien Nonnon brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “City of Lights.
For over a decade, Belgian street artist ROA has been painting his black and white murals of animals around the...