street art

“Homeland” Is Racist, Just Read The Writing On The Wall

Quinn should’ve caught this.

Lauren Vinopal |

I Want To Go To There: Dismaland

Whoa, all of a sudden I’m not bored with Banksy anymore: The well-hyped street artist has created a huge public installation called Dismaland, a theme park occupying an

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Do Something New: Put Up Street Art

I have conflicting feelings about street art. I became a big fan a few years ago, not via watching “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” but via strolling around Chicago neighborhoods…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

You Can Now Study Selfie Theory At USC

Associate Professor Mark Marino says that the course is about how people construct “an image of their identity  their gender, their ethnicity, their sexuality, their socioeconomic status” through selfies.

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Why Campus Rape News Coverage Is Failing Rape Victims

Plus, what the heck are “painful anime bags”?

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

10 Great Chicago Street Artists, To Demonstrate That Street Art Isn’t Just Banksy

You know who I’m really bored with? BANKSY. It’s not that he’s done anything wrong, or objectionable, or boring; it’s not that he hasn’t maintained a high quality of work;…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Activist Rocks Her City With Feminist Messages Posted On Pads

Elonë, a 20-year-old blogger and artist from Karlsruhe, Germany, has shaken up her city by posting pads throughout town with feminist calls to action on them. Adorned with phrases in both German and English…

Claire Hannum |

Jerry Saltz’s Interview About “Street Art Throwdown” Is Exactly Why You Should Know And Love Jerry Saltz

ArtNet published an interview with Jerry Saltz, art critic for New York magazine and former judge on the reality TV art competition “Work of Art,” about the newly-premiered Oxygen reality…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Of Course Art Can Change The World, If Only The Art World Wanted It To

VICE wrote up a cool panel discussion at Bard on the subject of politically engaged art today, but it was lacking an answer to the question it posed: Can art

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Contortionists And Public Places Is A Strange And Delightful Combination

A conceptual art group called “Bodies in Urban Spaces” have taken their unique form of contortionist street art to Paris, Seoul, and New York, but their recent demonstrations in Bangor,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

Banksy’s Back! Check Out His New Work

Everyone’s favorite graffiti artist Banksy announced his month-long NYC residency on Instagram a couple days ago, and his subversive and witty take on street art has been popping up in…

Megan Reynolds |

London Artist Turns Trash Into Art

One man’s trash is another man’s … trash. But trash that’s actually art, too. London street artist Francisco de Pajaro uses tossed out refuse as his medium, making cheeky and…

Julie Gerstein |

Did Anyone Lose A Giant Earring?

Belgian artist Liesbet Bussche has been working on a street art installation project called “Urban Jewellery,” in which she transforms normal city objects and fixtures into large scale jewelry. This…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

The Stickiest Art You’ve Ever Seen

Dutch street artist Max Zorn makes elaborate and gorgeous works of art — out of translucent packing tape. By layering bits of tape over and over itself on plexiglass, Zorn…

Julie Gerstein |

“Mad Men”‘s Falling Man Gets Graffitied Up

I’m so accustomed to seeing penises scrawled on Reese Witherspoon’s face on those “This Means War” posters that it’s refreshing to see graffiti that’s not an ode to the male…

Jessica Wakeman |

Artist Katie Sokoler Keeps The Kid Inside Alive

In-flight magazines almost never hold my attention—more often than not, I lose interest in them once I figure out the crossword puzzle is already completed. After this, I…

Kelli Bender |

Advice From A Princess

Princess Diana knew what was up. [This Isn’t Happiness] …

Susannah Breslin |

Statement-Making Art: Liquidated Logos

Will you find yourself in Hong Kong soon-ish? Stop by the Art Statements Gallery for a look-see of French street artist Zev’s wild new exhibition, “Liquidated Logos.” Zev, known for…

Nina Carbone |