Urban Fold

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
This essay from <em>Pop Matters</em> explores the connection between street art and urbanism.
Apr 12, 2011   Pop Matters
<em>Urban Omnibus</em> talks with Swoon, a Brooklyn-based street artist whose work is intended to engage constructed environments.
Sep 9, 2010   Urban Omnibus
Are street artists inspired by the desire to improve their environment, or to comment on the banality of it?
May 11, 2010   This Big City