Mr Brainwash (Thierry Guetta) a cross between a Beaver and John Belushi in conversation with Oliver Malin ahead of his London show.
With a background in tagging, rapping, skateboarding and surfing, Californian-born Louis Carreon is a street artist who is currently sampling art history,
Banksy ‘Game Changer’ painting Raises £16.8m For NHS Charities At Christie’s in London
Banksy’s Show Me The Monet Sells For £7.6m At Sotheby’s
26 May 2020
“Through Arts We Rise” painted, sprayed and blessed by the world’s foremost street art lettering demi-god, Ben Eine
A new Banksy Christmas artwork has appeared in Birmingham (UK), highlighting the homeless crisis.
16 June 2019
The highly anticipated first UK exhibition of Keith Haring’s work has opened at Tate Liverpool. It is vast, covering most aspects of his work and career. This was my first experience seeing so many pieces by this seminal figure from the 1980s,’ in the flesh, so I was curious to learn more about the man.
A New Banksy mural has appeared, timed to the second at Marble Arch where climate activists have been protesting for the last few weeks. Extinction Rebellion has made an enormous impact on London and support has swollen since they first came on the scene.
4 February 2018
The acclaimed street artist Ben Eine has unveiled a huge 17,500 square meter mural. Depicting the word “CREATE”
18 October 2017
The London based International Street Artist Ben Eine has created a video exploring his art practice for Kaspersky Lab.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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. […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]