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California Man Has to Pay a Fine of $13,000 to Restore the Defaced Banksy Murals in Park City

this article originally appeared on the vancouversun PARK CITY, Utah – A California man pleaded guilty Monday to defacing two Park City murals believed to have been done by the mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy. I...


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Street Art: Why its the Most Revolutionary Art Form Today

this article originally appeared on firsttoknow.com The street art world is not what it used to be a few decades ago. The negative assumption that all people who spray paint on public spaces are vandals has been quickly shiftin...


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Mr. Brainwash Creates Massive Mural as a Tribute to 9/11 Victims

this post has originally appeared on Huffington post - A new mural has emerged in New York, across the street from the site of the World Trade Center. The work of ever-controversial street artist Mr. Brainwash, the massive pi...



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NYC’s Famous 5 Pointz is Getting Demolished

this article originally appeared on The Christian Science Monitor - NEW YORK — It has been decades since the underground art of graffiti went mainstream, giving some of its renegade aerosol painters a Picasso-like worldwide...


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Street Artists, Revok, Reyes and Steel Sue Designer Roberto Cavalli for Copyright Infringement

this article first originally appeared on The Hollywood Reporter - As far as the exact moment when street art rose from renegade to mainstream, good arguments could be made for when the work of Keith Haring started selling a...



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High Rents in New York Could Shift the Art Scene Elsewhere

this post originally appeared on PageSix — Popular street artist Shepard Fairey — who created the “Hope” posters widely used during Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign — says New York City’s high cos...



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Police Commissioner Bratton Calls Graffiti-Art Exhibit “Artless”

the wall street journal – Graffiti appears, intentionally, on the walls of multiple New York City art venues, including a former police precinct, but it still riles the police commissioner. “I find it outrageous th...


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Street Artists Files a Lawsuit Against Hollywood Director Terry Gilliam

The Hollywood Reporter – Three street artists of some renown have filed a lawsuit over Terry Gilliam‘s forthcoming film, The Zero Theorem, starring Matt Damon and Christoph Waltz. In a complaint filed on Wedne...



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New Banksy in LA? Fresh Art Appears.

MELROSE DISTRICT, LOS ANGELES (KABC) –An art mystery is getting a lot of attention around town: Overnight, a 3-foot-high graffiti image appeared on a wall in the Melrose District of Los Angeles. The big question: Who put ...



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Art Hate Is On the Rise as Graffiti Artists Turn Against Banksy

TheDailyBeast — Banksy may be a widely celebrated figure, but his works continue to be vandalized. Is it an artistic comment on the elusive street artist’s commercial turn? Or a simple act of art hate? It’s one of...




 
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