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One Day in Dismaland – Banksy’s Bemusement Park – ARTE Creative

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#14: The ‘Original’ Flatiron Building

What a lot of people don’t know is that Toronto’s Flatiron Building preceded New York’s famous building by more than 10 years – take that NYC. In 1891, the Gooderham family (of the Gooderham & Worts distillery ) commissioned architect … Continue reading

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Quirky Interventions by Octavi Serra Question the Rules of Public Spaces

Octavi Serra uses the structures and symbolism of public spaces to question the systems we live with and find humour in their details. The Barcelona-based artist often engages with signage to subvert its original meaning, like forming a massive arrow … Continue reading

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A Multi-Color Water Slide by Blu Serves as a Harsh Critique of Capitalism in Rome

Last year may not have been the most prolific for Italian street art legend Blu (previously), who besides releasing Minima Muralia, a 288-page collection of 15 years of murals, completed only two officially announced murals. His latest piece titled Capita, was recently shared on the elusive … Continue reading

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When the Sun Sets in Baiona, a Seemingly Simple Whale Mural Reveals a Belly Full of Sailors

A new collaborative mural by Barcelona-based artists  María López and Javier de Ribaundergoes a dramatic shift from day to night. Titled Hizkuntza, the mural appears to be a simple outline of a whale by day, but darkness reveals an intricate glowing design. The … Continue reading

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Street Art by Mantra in Bogota Colombia – @GoogleStreetArt

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A Nostalgic Winter Scene Takes a Sinister Turn in a New Welsh Work by Banksy

Yesterday, Banksy (previously) left his mark in the South Wales town of Port Talbot, his first in the UK nation. The area drew attention earlier this year when a World Health Organization report named it the most polluted community in … Continue reading

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The art of asking | Amanda Palmer

Don’t make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer. Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer (drop a dollar in the hat for the Eight-Foot Bride!), she examines the new relationship between … Continue reading

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French artist Olivier Grossetête builds (and demolishes) spectacular cardboard structures across the globe

A cardboard bridge floating in Avignon, France Arlene Harris July 15 2018 2:30 AM   For most artists, the definition of success is having your work displayed in a prestigious gallery or knowing that your pieces are being viewed in … Continue reading

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Affirmational Text Art and Doodles Combine in Immersive Murals by Shantell Martin

New York-based British artist Shantell Martin is known for her black and white doodles which combine patch-worked faces with straightforward messages. Martin’s multi-dimensional works address complex issues such as identity, intersectionality, and other topics relating to the modern human condition. Her … Continue reading

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