Street Art

May 23, 2019

Banksy Sets Up Unauthorized Stand in Venice to Show His Latest Paintings

The Venice Biennale is in full swing and one of the world’s most iconic artists made sure he was in the mix, invited or not. Famously mysterious street artist Banksy took to his Instagram—where he’s been releasing official images of his work—and let his presence in the lagoon be known. And in typical Banksy fashion, the results are both amusing and thought-provoking.

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April 12, 2019

Street Artists Transform an Ordinary Building into a Spectacular Bookcase

Known for his incredible street art illusions, Jan Is De Man has created a charming mural in Utrecht that’s bringing together the community. In collaboration with graffiti writer and tattoo artist Deef Feed, he transformed the anonymous facade of a building into a marvelous bookcase. And the best part is that all the literary works featured were suggested by local residents.

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March 28, 2019

Classical Art and Graffiti Come Together in 85-Foot-Tall Sculpture Created for Valencia’s Fallas Festival

Street art duo PichiAvo, who have worked together since 2007, took their mix of classic and contemporary art to new heights by creating an 85-foot (26-meter) painted sculpture for Valencia’s Fallas Festival. This traditional festival culminates on March 19, when the puppets (or fallas) are set aflame in honor of the feast of St. Joseph.

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January 30, 2019

Disney Artist Turns the Ashes of the California Fires into Beautiful Mural Art

In November 2018, California experienced devastating fires that roared through parts of the state. The city of Paradise was one of the most affected by the massive Camp Fire, and residents are still picking up the pieces of its destruction. Artist Shane Grammer, who once hailed from nearby Chico, is using his creative abilities to find beauty among the ashes. On December 31, he began painting murals on parts of the Paradise community ravaged by flames.

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