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Street Artists Take Over NYC Building

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On Friday night, the doors to a building in Manhattan’s East Village that had been vacated in December when it was deemed structurally unsound — and which had already drawn some attention for… More ›

Coldplay Singer Buys Banksy Balloon Heart

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A version of British street artist Banksy‘s now-iconic heart-shaped balloon from his October “residency” in New York, which was carved out of a wall in Red Hook, Brooklyn and carted… More ›

5Pointz Artists Get a Gallery Show

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A group of artists associated with the now-whitewashed and slated for demolition graffiti center 5Pointz in Long Island City are slated to show their works in Great Neck, Long Island, at the Gold… More ›

Immersive Ed Ruscha Tribute in Ireland

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A tribute to Ed Ruscha‘s iconic photos and paintings of Los Angeles’s innumerable gas stations has popped up in a most improbably place: Limerick City, Ireland. The dazzling, drive-in,… More ›

Did John Cusack Take Up Street Art?

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Justin Bieber and Chris Brown aren’t the only celebrities who tried their hand at street art in 2013. A teen heartthrob from a different era, John Cusack, may also be spending his evenings… More ›

NYC Museum Debuts Historic Graffiti Collection

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In early February the Museum of the City of New York will mount its first exhibition drawing on the vast collection of graffiti and street art from the 1970s and ’80s gathered by the late artist… More ›

Invader Lands on the High Line

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Last we heard from France’s surreptitious mosaic-maker Invader, he was back in Paris after his New York sojourn — which came complete with an NYPD sleepover — but he was either back in the… More ›

Vacant NYC Building Becomes Art Space

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The four-story apartment building at 324 East Fourth Street in Manhattan’s Alphabet City has long had murals painted across its entire façade, but earlier this month the street art started… More ›

Court in 5Pointz Case Publishes Decision

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On Wednesday, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York published its decision on the application for an injunction by a group of aerosol artists whose work appeared on 5Pointz… More ›

Street Artists Take Over NYC Racetrack

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This week, while New York’s graffiti community mourned the loss of 5Pointz, an international group of a dozen street artists descended on a different giant building in Queens to cover its many… More ›