The painted trains that were popularly despised as emblem's of NYC's decay and chaos in the late 1970s and 1980s are now viewed with a certain nostalgia and respect, along with the gritty landscape that has since vanished.
Roger Perry spent the late 60s and early 70s photographing their work. His long out-of-print photo collection, The Writing on the Wall, charted London's early graffiti scene. The book is finally being republished this week.
Their fluorescent sketches are counted as among the first examples of graffiti culture in Haifa, a city known for clamping down hard on street art, despite its reputation as Israel's liberal culture Mecca.
Miami street artist AholSniffsGlue's lawsuit against douchey clothier American Eagle Outfitters for "blatant, unlawful, and pervasive infringement" could be a landmark case for artists' rights. But does he have a case? We asked a lawyer to weigh in.
"I stopped spray-painting the Beijing streets in 2006," says Zhang, China's best-known graffiti artist. "Graffiti is the fashion in China these days and has lost its meaning as protest." Still, his new show in Manhattan is drawing plenty of die-hards who
Trudging is tradition in Frisco, especially for the vandal lot. The city itself is barely 50 square miles, so naturally any graffiti writer worth his weight in Rust-Oleum flat has effortlessly loitered on every block.
The media and medical reports aren't the only documentations of the revolutionary events in Ukraine these past four months. Local artists, both professional and amateur, have also been trying to capture, react to, and sometimes even influence the sudden s…
On April 29, 2014, the opening night of the New York City Ballet's 2014 spring season, French artist JR will unveil an eight-minute theatrical piéce d'occasion featuring over 40 dancers from the company and an original score by Woodkid and the Memp…
We talked about the time he shattered both his ankles by jumping off a three-story building in DC, when he and Kaze bombed the Bowery Mural during the 2012 New York blackout, and how he got shot with an assault rifle over a writing beef.