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Shephard Fairey Leaves Detroit With A Mark (Without Permission)

this article originally appeared on DetroitFreePress A famous street artist commissioned to paint downtown Detroit’s newest mural may have left his mark elsewhere before he left town — and police are now investigating. ...


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Topanga Canyon Becomes LA’s Most Incredible Art Walk- Except You Need a Car (Video)

this article originally appeared on LAWeekly Earthy, Stunning Topanga Canyon – It’s Got The Most Incredible ‘Art Walk’ of All from Voice Media Group on Vimeo. Tour bucolic Topanga Canyon this weekend, an...


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Student Convicted for Harassment Over StreetArt Post on Instagram

this article was originally posted on ArtNet A politically-charged Instagram post has led to a criminal conviction for Jennifer Pawluck, a 22-year-old Canadian student. In 2013, Pawluck shared a photo of a paste-up depicting ...


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Street Artists and Bottled Water Company Battle Over The Hashtag: #TakingBackTheStreets

this article originally appeared on the NewYorkTimes On its journey from outlaw roots to mainstream acceptance, graffiti has gone from quickly drawn tags inside subway cars to elaborate murals adorning entire sides of buildings...


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Remember Me

Guantanamo Bay meets Venice, California. Just up in the east alley of Abbot Kinney, almost at the North corner of California Avenue, is a wheat-pasted poster of a man behind bars, with head looking down, wearing a vibrant orang...


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“Hilary Stinks”: Anti-Hilary Street Art Hits Los Angeles

this article originally appeared on BreitBart Fake, tree-shaped car fresheners with an image of Clinton in the middle have been placed at the corners of Sunset and Amalfi, Sunset and Capri and Sunset and Allenby in the Tony Riv...


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MELROSE AVENUE MURAL DISTRICT TO BECOME “THE STREET ART CAPITAL OF THE WORLD”

Los Angeles has had a tumultuous history with street art. Under the regrettable tenure of former city attorney Carmen Trutanich, authorities cracked down on murals and equated them with graffiti. The city later lifted its ban o...


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LA Street Art Artists Names You Need To Know

LAist compiled a list of 14 LA Street Art Artists with the help of renowned LA Street Art photographers, including our very partner Erin Mitchel. The street art scene in Los Angeles has blown up—so much so that artists from a...


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Shepard Fairey Asks Us To Wake Up As We Celebrate Earth Day

this article originally appeared on HuffingtonPost “Today is Earth Day, and like I’ve said before, every day should be Earth Day!” iconic street artist Shepard Fairey wrote April 22 on his blog.A slew of gripping...


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Six Things To Know About Copyrights In Street Art

this article originally appeared on artlawjournal Artist’s rights in their street art, whether commissioned or guerrilla, has been in the news with some frequency lately, largely due to suits against American Eagle and Te...