4 February 2018

Street Artist Ben Eine Creates His Largest Mural Yet In East London

The acclaimed street artist Ben Eine has unveiled a huge 17,500 square meter mural. Depicting the word “CREATE”

18 October 2017

Artist Ben Eine Creates Process Video For Kaspersky Lab – Watch Video

The London based International Street Artist Ben Eine has created a video exploring his art practice for Kaspersky Lab.

6 September 2015

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Shepard Fairey Case To Go To Trial Carrying Potential Ten-Year Sentence

The American Graffiti artist Shepard Fairey, who was charged in Detroit with causing criminal damage after allegedly vandalising several buildings during his residency in the city, will now have his day in court. The artist was returning from a ‘Spraycation’ installing his largest exhibition to date at CAC Málaga in Spain. Agents at the Los […]

29 July 2015

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Banksy Street Art Removed From Bethlehem Up For Auction

Murals believed to have been created by the Bristol street artist Banksy on walls in Detroit, and in Bethlehem are to be put up for auction in September.  The artist’s work, ‘Donkey Documents’, depicts a donkey having its papers checked by a soldier and was left on a barrier dividing the West Bank from Israel […]

24 July 2015

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Bristol Cracks Down On Illegal Tagging As Upfest Gets Underway

A Green Party councillor in Bristol wants to re write the local rules on graffiti in the city. The area is the native home to the well known artist Banksy and Bristol is internationally renowned for its street art. Now Daniella Radice the Assistant Mayor says, “Bristol’s reputation was attracting taggers from outside the area and police reports […]

11 July 2015

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Shepard Fairey Arrested In LA Over Detroit Malicious Destruction Charges

The American Graffiti artist Shepard Fairey, who was charged in Detroit with causing criminal damage after allegedly vandalising several buildings during his residency in the city, has been arrested in Los Angeles. The artist was returning from a ‘Spraycation’ installing his largest exhibition to date at CAC Málaga in Spain. Agents at the Los Angeles Airport intercepted the street artist as he returned home […]

26 June 2015

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Shepard Fairey: Detroit Arrest Warrant Issued For allegedly Tagging Buildings

The American ‘Street Artist’ Shepard Fairey is being sought by police in Detroit after he allegedly tagged buildings around the city. A warrant for the arrest of the graffiti giant, best known for creatin the “Hope” image of President Obama during his 2008 election campaign, has been issued by enforcement officers. Just because he is a well-known artist does not take away the […]

15 June 2015

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First UK Solo Exhibition For Afghan Street Artist Who Fled Taliban: Video

Malina Suliman was a mere 20 years of age when she began creating graffiti art in her hometown of Kandahar. This transition to street artist occurred after Suliman came across a graffiti course run by a British street artist in Kabul some five years ago, after which, the fledgling street artist went on to set […]

19 June 2014

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Impressionism To Street Art Leads Summer Sales At Christies, Sotheby’s And Bonham’s

The Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s 23rd June 2014 combines an outstanding level of quality across the board. Included in the sale are works by Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Joan Miró and Wassily Kandinsky, to name but a few, the 46 lots in the Evening Sale are […]

15 April 2014

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Banksy Returns To Britain With Two Controversial Wall Murals

Banksy, the best known of all of the British street artists has been busy at work. He has released his first new mural on his website, since his New York month of art, where he released a piece a day in October. The first depicts two lovers in a dark doorway which is lit by […]

13 November 2013

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Stik Mural Stolen By Street Art Thieves From Dulwich Location

An important piece of London Street Art by Stik valued at up to £20k has been stolen from a Dulwich location. It was one of three panels situated on the side of a homeware shop on the corner of Lordship Lane and Blackwater Street. The shop owner, had turned over the space on the side […]

20 October 2013

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Latest Banksy installations In New York Are Proving Popular With Ants

The latest Banksy works in New York are proving a hit with the public, as well as ants? Yesterday he set up two paintings on canvas under a Chelsea overpass. One a solidarity painting for Jailed punk-artists Pussy Riot the other soldiers surrounding a woman wearing a hijab. The artist stated on his website,  “Are […]

18 September 2013

Daniel Melim Presents His Latest Media Manipulation Works In Sao Paulo

In Choque Cultural Gallery, a gallery specialising in street art in São Paulo, is running a solo show of Daniel Melim. After realising a public project in London’s South Bank, the artist exhibits his latest production with large scale paintings and stencil mixed media, closing a cycle and starting a new one in his career. […]

17 September 2013

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Stik On The Lower East Side Ilka Scobie Meets The Artist

 “A true patriot must always be ready to defend his country from his government” – Herman Melville quote via Stik Finished just before a torrential autumn downpour, Stik’s sixty foot Avenue A mural will grace the busy East Village corner for a year. The young London street artist sat down with me for tea, joined […]

26 August 2013

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Keith Haring Mural Gets A Clean Up After Preservation Order

Arts Victoria along with Heritage Victoria are in the process of restoring the Collingwood Keith Haring mural to its former glory. This important mural is an iconic example of one of the worlds most influential street artists. It is one of only 31 known murals by Haring that is still in existence worldwide. The restoration […]

18 February 2013

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Poundland Banksy May Have Been Illegally Exported To America

The ‘Poundland’  Banksy mural which appeared around the time of the Diamond Jubilee last year has been hacked off of the wall and listed for sale at a US auction site with a £320,000 -£452,000 estimate. The mural depicts a child labourer hunched over a sewing machine stitching a string of Union Jack bunting.The work […]

15 February 2013

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Thierry Noir Berlin Wall Artist Spotted In Shoreditch and Dalston

Street Art London is hosting the iconic Berlin street artist Thierry Noir as he makes his London debut. Noir is a forerunner of the modern street art movement, famous for being the first artist to continuously decorate the Berlin Wall illegally from 1984 to pre-empt its ultimate fall in 1989. Street Art London is joining […]

15 November 2012

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New Banksy Book Lifts The Lid On The Man Behind The Stencil

The first in-depth biography of the ‘Urban’ artist Banksy by a former Times correspondent has been published this week. Banksy is perhaps the best known of the new breed of Street Artist. His pieces have fetched hundreds of thousands of dollars at many of the world’s most prestigious auction houses. He was even nominated for […]

3 November 2012

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Banksy Mural Hacked And Fragmented Resurfaces In Nottingham

An art gallery in Nottingham is exhibiting what’s left of an important Banksy mural as part of an installation. The work is on show in ‘The new I Is’ an exhibition at the New Art Exchange in Hyson Green. ‘The Afflicted Yard’ incorporates Banksy’s work Balloon Girl, and is included in a show celebrating 50 […]

20 October 2012

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Shepard Fairey Opens First London Exhibition In Five Years

Shepard Fairey Americas best known ‘Street Artist’ is mounting his first London exhibition in 5 years. Sound & Vision brings together friend and collaborator Z-Trip to supply the soundtrack to the artwork, which opened at StolenSpace Gallery and is on exhibition through November 4th, 2012. This will be Fairey’s second major London exhibition, following his […]

19 August 2012

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Bristol Street Art Exhibition Attracts Global Attention – Review

Just because the first half of the Olympics games season is over, it doesn’t mean the Olympic spirit is gone. The London 2012 festival which has been running with a swell of successful and innovative events since the 21 June cracks on. This weekend saw the Olympic legacy brilliantly on display with a wide selection […]

14 August 2012

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Gustav Klimt Resurrected In London Street Art Event

Nine well known street artists have been commissioned to produce works inspired by the Vienna Secessionist painter Gustav Klimt. The event will take place in front of a live audience in London’s Grosvenor Gardens, on Tuesday 21st August. Large, two metres squared boards will be set up the height of two double-decker buses  to accommodate […]

2 August 2012

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Banksy Lays Low As Olympic Street Art Goes Underground

Where are the new Banksy pieces? The media has been a buzz since the artist displayed two new photographs of graffiti that he created specifically in relation to the Olympics. A search around the web brings up nothing more than a few vague speculations about the location of his latest work and a fury of […]

13 July 2012

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Artist Edgar Mueller Turns Portobello Square Into Bottomless Pit

Edgar Mueller the internationally renowned street artist has been commissioned as part of the InTRANSIT Festival to create a large-scale 3D illusion painting on Portobello Square, W10. Titled “Evolution” the design will transform the square into an interactive public artwork. From July 16 – 31 the public can actively place themselves within the finished artwork […]

3 June 2012

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Banksy’s Six New UK Graffiti Masterpieces Unveiled

In the last month Banksy has been busy at work creating at least a half dozen new pieces in the UK.  The first to appear was a portrait of a child worker sewing a string of Union Jack bunting for the Jubilee. It was painted on the side of a Poundland shop, a place where […]

15 May 2012

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Precious Banksy Artwork Accidentally Destroyed By Builders

An iconic work by Banksy has been destroyed by construction workers in Melbourne – one of the last remaining artworks in Australia by internationally celebrated street artist. The workers accidentally drilled through the piece – depicting a parachuting rat – from the other side of the wall in order to create a sizeable hole for […]

11 May 2012

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Duchamp Was Here Cool Street Art Banksy?

I found this posted on facebook. It could be a Banksy. Who ever created this piece is a cool artist in every way, shape or form!

9 May 2012

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Street Art Invades The Dulwich Picture Gallery

The Dulwich Picture Gallery is presenting  selected works from its permanent collection which are the inspiration behind a body of work by cult street artist Stik.  Paintings such as Murillo’s Three Boys will be reinterpreted by Stik and spray-painted in his distinctive style onto the streets of Dulwich.His work is mainly found around the east […]

7 May 2012

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Excitement Mounts For London Festival Of Photography 2012

The month of June will bring the London Festival of Photography to a multitude of different venues across London focused primarily in and around King’s Cross and Bloomsbury. With only one month left until numerous events begin taking shape, it is time to start exploring what this exciting series of opportunities will bring. This season’s […]

7 May 2012

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Banksy Tops Poll As Most Iconic British Artist

The Banksy stencil painting of kissing policemen, first executed on a Brighton pub wall, has been selected as the most iconic British work of art in a poll of 1,000 artists.  The “Exit Through The Gift Shop” graffiti artist’s work tops a list dominated by modern and contemporary British works selected by the UK artists […]

3 May 2012

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Iconic Bansky Artworks Reinvented Using Live Actors

A new series of images by newspaper photographer Nick Stern has seen iconic Banksy artworks re-created using real life actors. ‘Much of art is a recreation or interpretation of real life, but this project works the other way round – I wanted real life to recreate art’, explained Stern. He chose to work with Banksy […]

25 April 2012

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Exhibition For The Artist That Banksy Ripped Off

French street artist Blek Le Rat is arguably the inventor of stencilled graffiti as we know it, inspiring a plethora of street artists, including the biggest fish of all – Banksy. Now Blek Le Rat – A.K.A. Xavier Prou – is to have his own exhibition in London, reclaiming the style as his own by […]