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    More On: street art Banksy sells most expensive piece yet for nearly $20 million Pair of 12-year-old Banksy murals vandalized over Christmas Mural celebrating Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life goes up in the East Village Meet ‘NYC’s Banksy,’ who turns signs and subways into artistic tributes A street artist known for drawing chalk hearts on...
    SOHO, Manhattan (WABC) -- A giant cleanup campaign is underway to erase the epidemic of graffiti at several store fronts all over SoHo.Jersey Street in SoHo is just two blocks long, but it may be the most graffiti bombed stretch in the city.It's so blanketed in street art, people stop to take their picture in...
    More On: vandalism It’s the Wild West Village! Neighborhood overrun with graffiti, garbage: locals Black-owned Soho gallery vandalized — again ‘Deeply disgusted’: NYC Vietnam memorial vandalized with swastikas, veteran insults Say it ain’t Soho! NYC nabe taken under siege by graffiti vandals The NYPD released footage of a man defacing the outside of a...
    SOHO, Manhattan (WABC) -- A giant cleanup campaign is underway to erase the epidemic of graffiti at several store fronts all over SoHo.Jersey Street in SoHo is just two blocks long, but it may be the most graffiti bombed stretch in the city.It's so blanketed in street art, people stop to take their picture in...
    SOHO, Manhattan (WABC) -- The NYPD's Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating after a third incident of racist vandalism at the Black Wall Street Gallery in SoHo in one week.Police say someone used white paint to put the letters "EDHRLL" on a window display.at the gallery on Mercer Street Tuesday morningSimilar incidents occurred on Sunday...
    SOHO, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are investigating an act of vandalism overnight outside an art gallery that is honoring the victims of the Tulsa Race Massacre.The Soho gallery is currently featuring Black artists in a tribute to mark 100 years since the massacre.In 1921, a white mob descended on a prosperous Black neighborhood known as...
    (CBS DETROIT)– “It’s just beautiful in so many ways,” said Detroiter Janine Folks, as she describes the new Monroe Street Midway. Beautiful and unique. As part of Bedrock’s initiative to bring safe, family-friendly entertainment to Downtown Detroit, the Monroe Street Midway was born. The space that once housed the Monroe Street Drive-In will feature basketball...
    (CBS DETROIT) – The city of Farmington Hills announces that the annual ART on the GRAND street fair is back to celebrate its 12th anniversary. It will take place on June 5 and 6, along Grand River Avenue, between Farmington Road and Grove Street. READ MORE: City Of Saginaw To Resume Water Shutoffs Halted By Pandemic...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The art festival in Shadyside continues today. READ MORE: Former Chief Justice Stephen A. Zappala Sr., Father Of District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr., Passes Away More than 100 artists are showcasing their work on Walnut Street. In addition to all the arts and crafts that...
    BEDFORD (CBS) – A local artist decided one of the busiest spots in Bedford needed some brightening up. So Sarah Scoville got a grant from the town council and made it happen. She painted an ugly utility box on Great Road and turned it into a work of art. READ MORE: 3 Hurt In Boston...
    PORTSMOUTH- For those looking for a last minute Mother Day gift, a Saturday event involving several local businesses could provide such a chance. That opportunity comes through the Arts, Culture, and Innovation District’s first Second Saturday event. Starting at 9 a.m., sales and specials will be available at the four businesses partaking in the event-...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The largest touring exhibition of authentic Banksy artworks in the world is coming to Chicago's West Loop this summer.The Art of Banksy brings 80 original works by the elusive street artist to a yet-to-be-disclosed location, according to a release.World-famous pieces from the private collection include "Flower Thrower" and "Girl With Balloon," famously...
    UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are on the scene outside of the Metropolitan Museum of Art for reports of a suspicious package.The calls came in just after 1:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon.The museum was evacuated while the package is being assessed by authorities.The NYPD said Fifth Avenue between 81st and 84th streets was...
    Street art has become a mainstream cultural phenomenon, thanks to artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Banksy and Kaws. But outdoor murals are vulnerable to vandals, who mar their beauty with unwanted graffiti. A group of chemists in Italy have developed a method to wipe away graffiti while keeping the art underneath intact. The process...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- A giant mural calling attention to the United Nations effort to end world hunger is just about finished in Downtown Oakland.The piece by artist Victor Ash is going up on the 21-story wall of the Marriott Hotel.The artwork is part of a series of murals around the U.S. dedicated to the...
    New Yorkers visiting the High Line art exhibition next month will see a large fiberglass sculpture shaped like a Predator drone rising 25ft above the ground created by an anti-war multimedia artist based in Berlin. The exhibit is likely to upset locals who have been reeling for the last year from a pandemic which has...
    More On: vincent van gogh Inside NYC’s dueling Van Gogh exhibits: Here’s which one’s the original Van Gogh’s delirium caused by alcohol withdrawal, not syphilis, study says Researcher pinpoints location of Van Gogh’s last painting Van Gogh letter about his brothel visits fetches $236K at auction It’s Van Gogh-ing … going … gone!  For...
    More On: banksy Pair of 12-year-old Banksy murals vandalized over Christmas English house with Banksy artwork still up for sale, owners say Banksy street art depicting sneezing woman appears on English home Banksy’s trash-strewn reworking of Monet fetches almost $10M Street art is saving lives.  Anonymous street artist Banksy broke their own record auction...
    “Fierce Poise: Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York,” by Alexander Nemerov (Penguin Press) There are doorstop biographies, and then there are appreciations. Alexander Nemerov has taken the latter approach in “Fierce Poise,” his vibrant, sympathetic portrait of Helen Frankenthaler. It focuses on 11 consequential days in the 1950s, the decade when she came of age...
    London (CNN Business)Wall Street threw a party as President Joe Biden signed his sweeping $1.9 trillion stimulus package into law, giving investors confidence in their projections for a surge of economic activity once the threat of the pandemic recedes.What's happening: The legislation is expected to boost demand for goods and services, especially as the country's...
    PORTSMOUTH — This week’s high Ohio River waters drew many to the floodwalls to take in the sights, yet also delayed the work on another future public art sight. Announced at the end of February, the Portsmouth Street Art Project had the blank wall on 1 Offnere St. ready for public artistic forms of expression....
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The much-loved maker series is returning to Philadelphia, offering hand-crafted items and makes for an interesting outing for shoppers. The Arts and Artisans markets at Cherry Street Pier opened on Friday afternoon. Along with some talented artisans, the venue is offering food from French toast bites and Rita’s water ice — all...
    ANAHEIM (KABC) -- As more COVID-19 vaccine doses become available, more of us will be heading to vaccine sites. To help make that experience more pleasant, "City of Hope" teamed up with local street artists to make colorful murals for those sitesMusic and art surrounded one site in Anaheim. The artists made chalk drawings for...
    VIDEO3:1103:11Cashin: There are fears the Fed has lost control of the bond marketSquawk on the Street Longtime trader Art Cashin told CNBC on Friday that investors should brace themselves for a period of stock market volatility as Wall Street digests rising bond yields. "You have to be very careful. There is a fine line. If...
    Protests by Pablo Hasel in Catalonia (Photo: .) The eighth consecutive day of protests calling for the release of rapper Pablo Hasel has resulted in few incidents and little participation in the demonstration held in Barcelona. In the Catalan capital there have been three parallel demonstrations: one in Plaza Letamendi, which has gathered...
    Police officers from the Mossos d’Esquadra riot police have deployed a strong police cordon on Comte d’Urgell street in Eixample in Barcelona, ​​at the height of Còrsega street, to prevent the half a thousand people who demonstrate from 7:00 p.m. (They have been summoned in Plaza Doctor Letamendi, in front of the Treasury headquarters) they...
    A British street artist working in London has joined the Office Gallery in Florence! What do we want to discover about British street art that makes London even more unique? Endless, accepted at the Office Gallery in Florence, a true recognition of street art Last week, a work by British street artist Endless...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — After five months and the efforts of numerous volunteers, the Heart of Baltimore is ready to go up. The heart is eight feet tall and six feet wide. The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore teamed up with “Art With a Heart” for the project to celebrate its 20th anniversary. RELATED: First Members Of...
    A self-portrait of the London artist Endless where his signature and his image are combined with those of the famous Gilbert & George couple, it was donated to the Uffizzi Gallery and, thus, street art enters the collection of the Florentine museum for the first time. « The Medici, always at the forefront, would be glad...
    Permanent Black Lives Matter street artwork in memory of George Floyd was unveiled in his hometown of Houston, Texas. "This is another public statement that the life and death of George Floyd is not in vain," Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said during the dedication ceremony on Saturday. WATCH LIVE: Black Lives Matter Mural...
    HOLLYWOOD -- "Street art is a way that the people can effectively communicate with each other, but also create this dynamic sense of togetherness and culture within our society, which at times feels very isolated and fragmented," said artist Kar_Part. "And we beautify the heck out of our city," the artist added. Los Angeles-based street...
    A new feature in My Modern Met showcased the aesthetic of eco-friendly artist, Saype. He is known for his “biodegradable frescos on grass,” featured on sites around the world.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Saype (@saype_artiste) His art is made with biodegradable paint and is designed to...
    LOS ANGELES -- Call it activism through art. Street artist Jeremy Novy is known for his paintings of koi fish that can be seen across America and stencils with LGBTQ+ imagery. However, beneath the surface of his colorful works are underlying messages that Novy hopes will spark a conversation."I like to kind of do activist...
    WILMINGTON -- The Delaware Street Art trail is an interactive display of street art that highlights attractions across the state. It's meant to educate visitors about different areas of Delaware. Muralist, Terrance Vann is one of the nine artists contributing to the trail. He says he hopes his mural inspires people to have hope and...
    DOWNTOWN LA (KABC) -- "He was everything you wanted to be," said muralist Jonas Never.It was one year ago when Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna lost their lives in that devastating helicopter crash.Almost overnight, the city was painted in purple and gold."I knew right away that I had to put all my emotions aside...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Luis Santeiro has spent the last 40 years working with words. The multiple Emmy winner has been a principal writer for Sesame Street and ¿Qué Pasa, USA?, a playwright, and an author. Now he paints. “It has been my zen, my sanity throughout COVID,” he said. “When COVID began and I went...
    Local street artists have descended on the West Elm furniture store in downtown Los Angeles for "Let's Paint The Town," a public art installation that turns unsightly boarded up windows into works of art. This public art installation was originally launched by street artist Jeremy Novy and Art Share LA. "I've noticed that a lot...
    Jamuna Priti decided to board up her nail bar Kleur in Alamitos Beach, CA as an extra precaution toward the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak, but she said it wasn't an easy decision. The business owner said the boarded-up storefronts reminded her of the Los Angeles riots: "To me, it's so threatening," Priti said. "I...
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