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Entrevista com KOBRA sobre o seu último projeto “Cores pela Liberdade”- Nova Iorque 2018

September 21, 2018

Kobra está atualmente em Nova Iorque com o seu mais recente projeto “Cores Pela Liberdade”. O artista de rua Brasileiro está a criar uma série de murais promovendo a paz, através do poder da street art. Com o seu estilo célebre e cores únicas, todos eles vão ter uma mensagem comum: gritar pela paz mundial […]

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Jazoo Yang, Dot series, Nuart Festival 2018. Photo Credit Kristina Borhes

Korean Artist Jazoo Yang Protests Against Gentrification with Two New Works in Stavanger, Nuart Festival 2018

September 19, 2018

Jazoo Yang is interested in the evolution of cities and the nostalgic poetry that emerges from popular neighbourhoods demolished at high speed in areas of urban redevelopment. Her newest mural project for this years Nuart Festival uses Korean symbols of forced evictions and demolition to raise awareness about all those globally who are exposed to […]

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Activist Xiuhtezcatl-Martinez, We The Future.

We The Future to use Art in Schools to Inspire the Next Generation of Youth Activists, Amplifier 2018

September 18, 2018

Last year, Amplifier launched one of the most viral political art projects in history with We The People, a nonpartisan public art campaign dedicated to igniting a national dialogue about American identity and values after the divisive Presidential campaign of 2016. Now they want to reach a new audience, the next chapter of this project, […]

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Stik, Wooden Stik Sculpture "Up on the Roof" to be auctioned off at Christies Auction House for Cardboard Citizens Charity 2018. Photo Credit Stik

Street Artist Stik Auctions Rare Sculpture in aid of Cardboard Citizens Charity, Christies 2018

September 18, 2018

A rare sculpture made in 2009 for Stik’s “Diva” exhibition is on sale at Christies Auction in aid of homeless theatre company Cardboard Citizens. The sculpture was from a series of sixteen unique sculptures, where only three are known to have survived. The life size artwork was titled “Up on the Roof”, named after the Cardboard Citizens theatre […]

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Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, along with donors Goldman Global Arts and Jessica Goldman Srebnick, unveiled a five-story mural painted at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital by world-renowned French street artist, Seth Globepainter.

Seth Globepainter Unveils Mural at Nicklaus Children’s hospital, Miami 2018

September 17, 2018

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, along with donors Goldman Global Arts and Jessica Goldman Srebnick, unveiled a five-story mural painted at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital by world-renowned French street artist, Seth Globepainter. The mural took ten days to paint and shows two children swinging playfully on a colourful tree. One of the children leaves his wheelchair on […]

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Matt Small, Jesse Owens Tribute, Re-claimed materials Sculpture, 20x21EUG Mural Project, Eugene, Oregon. Photo Credit Maricel Teague

Matt Small’s largest installation pays tribute to Jesse Owens, Eugene, Oregon 2018

September 14, 2018

The 20x21EUG Mural Project is an initiative of the City of Eugene Cultural Service’s Public Art Program to create 20 or more world-class outdoor murals in Eugene between now and the 2021 IAAF World Championships. This is the first time the World Championships will be held in the United States. The concept of a large […]

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Said Dokins, Nuart Festival, Stavanger 2018. Photo Credit Brian Tallman

Said Dokins Mural is Inspired by Stavanger’s Immigrant Population, Nuart Festival 2018

September 13, 2018

For this year’s Nuart Festival, Mexican artist Said Dokins creates a mural inspired by the experiences of immigrants who have made the journey, through choice or necessary, and settled in the street art city of Stavanger, Norway. Said Dokins conducted interviews with individuals from Johannes Læringsenter, a resource centre for newly arrived immigrants to Stavanger, […]

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Peeta, Anamorphic-Mural, Downtown Gainesville. Photo Credit Iryna Kanishcheva

New Anamorphic Mural by Peeta, Downtown Gainesville 2018

September 12, 2018

Internationally recognised Italian muralist Peeta was invited by curator Iryna Kanishcheva aka GNV Urban Art LLC, to paint in his anamorphic style a new mural project at 204 West University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601. Peeta, also known as Manuel Di Rita, has been a graffiti artist since 1993 and currently lives in Venice, Italy. His […]

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Street Artist SpY Hopes for A Brighter Future, BLOOP Festival Ibiza 2018

September 11, 2018

This years BLOOP International Proactive Art festival Ibiza is dedicated to the theme HOPE. Artist SpY made a massive installation, as big as the sun! The “Sun” installation is a circle in gold, made with golden thermal blankets that are often used for emergencies. This installation is located on one of the busiest streets of […]

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JR Inside Out Project, Crush Walls, RiNo Arts District, Denver 2018. Photo Credit Instagrafite

JR’s Inside Out Project Truck Rocks up in Denver for Crush Walls 2018

September 9, 2018

On March 2, 2011, JR won the TED prize at the TED Conference in Long Beach, California, and called for the creation of a global participatory art project with the potential to change the world. This project is called INSIDE OUT and currently over 260,000 people have participated in 129 countries! Inspired by JR’s large‐format […]

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Art for All in the World, Skien 2018. Photo Credit Art for All in the World

Skien Street Art Festival, Southern Norway 2018

September 9, 2018

Art for All in the World just wrapped up their latest project in Skien, Norway. AfAitW partnered up with Heart for Skien and organised a street mural festival, inviting ten street artists to paint the town of Skien. “The projects main idea was to colour the lives of the citizens in Skien and make art accessible […]

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