Street Art

Thanks to the rising tide of redevelopment, New York's legal graffiti walls are disappearing. But the art form's pioneers rarely asked for permission to practice their art. Might the city see a return to the anarchic environment of the 1980s?
Nov 26, 2013   The New York Times
In advance of its demolition to make way for a luxury condominium development, the abandoned brick warehouse turned world-renowned street art canvas known as 5Pointz was given a new coat of white paint overnight, shrouding its celebrated graffiti.
Nov 19, 2013   The New York Times
By a 13-2 vote, the Los Angeles City Council lifted an unevenly applied decade-long ban on public murals on Wednesday, ending a dark period for a city that had long celebrated its social and cultural identity on public walls.
Aug 30, 2013   Los Angeles Times
Rick Poynor composes a photo essay that documents compelling street art found along his recent travels in Portugal and Spain. For Poyner, its not the wall-filling murals that interest him, but rather 'collectively composed street marking'.
Jul 12, 2013   Observatory
Baltimore has a lot of bold ideas for changing the face of the city. While we wait for them to happen, why not implement some simple solutions for making the city more livable, proposes Mark R. Brown, AICP.
Feb 2, 2013   Car Free Baltimore
After a decade of establishing itself on the global art calendar, the "once-forlorn slab of Miami called Wynwood" is now a year-round must-see destination.
Dec 10, 2012   The New York Times
In New York City a new project, I Wish I Said Hello, takes Craigslist's 'missed connections' from the internet to the street.
Jul 11, 2012   Wired
For your lunchtime dose of inspiration, we bring you an eclectic collection of "70 Amazing Examples of Street Art" from <em>Bored Panda</em>, the "highly visual oddities magazine."
May 22, 2012   Bored Panda
Karen McVeigh reports on 5Pointz in Long Island City, a public mecca for hip hop and graffiti artists, and its uncertain future.
Jan 24, 2012   The Guardian
Street artist Cayetano Ferrer likes to take everyday urban objects like street signs or electrical boxes and use paint and stickers to camoflage them so they basically disappear.
Nov 24, 2011   WebUrbanist
A variety of unsanctioned urban art projects are scattered throughout Toronto, bringing life and energy to otherwise underused spaces.
Jul 28, 2011   The Toronto Star