New Banksy Piece Spotted in Folkestone, England

ArtsComments ⋅ 2 days ago
Since his “Better Out Than In” residency in New York, Banksy has stayed relatively under the radar but a new piece from the infamous graffiti artist has now popped up in the quaint, little town of Folkestone, England. Depicting an old lad...

André Saraiva and COPE2 Tag New York City

ArtsComments ⋅ 5 days ago
Having recently linked with André Saraiva for an exclusive interview during his largest retrospective exhibition to date in Portugal (seen here), the French artist better known as Mr. A was recently spotted in New York City with native New York tagge...

Banksy Vandal Sentenced to Pay Restitution or Face Jail Time

ArtsComments ⋅ 13 days ago
This week, a California man plead guilty to charges that he defaced works painted by Banksy in Park City, Utah. David William Noll, 36, can avoid jail time by paying $13,000 USD in restitution before November — the amount property owners felt f...

PBS Presents “The Mind of a Chef” – Finding Common Ground Between Tagging and Cooking with Edward Lee

LifestyleComments ⋅ Sep 4, 2014
Narrated by Executive Producer Anthony Bourdain, PBS’s The Mind of a Chef series combines cooking, travel, history, humor, art and science in a cinematic journey through the life of an acclaimed culinarian. For the third season of this Emmy Awa...

Converse CONS Talks Writing Graffiti with Kaput

StyleComments ⋅ Sep 3, 2014
As times change and new styles and techniques enter the game, Kaput has remained true to his bold semi-traditional style tinged with New York graffiti influences. Co-founder of Vandal Team Supreme (VTS), Kaput and his crew have continued to spread th...

Sneaker Freaker x Montana “Infra-Red” Spray Can

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 9, 2014
The ties between writers and sneakerheads are completely inextricable, as sneakers – and their iconic colorways – often come to represent a code amongst each artistic crowd. Celebrating this, Australian publication Sneaker Freaker teamed up with Mont...

London Grafitti Legend King Robbo Has Passed Away

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 1, 2014
In 2011, London graffiti legend King Robbo suffered a traumatic head injury and was put into a medically-induced coma. Today, his supporters named Team Robbo have announced he’s been taken off life support. The seminal graffiti artist made his...

Two of Banksy’s Central Park “Spray Art” Canvases Sell for $214,000 USD

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 8, 2014
A New Zealand woman has hit the jackpot in the art world after selling two Banksy canvases for $214,000 USD at Bonhams, works which she purchased for just a fraction of the final selling price. The unsuspecting investor paid $60 USD a piece back in O...

$60 Banksy Central Park Stencils Estimated to Sell for $200,000

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 17, 2014
Last fall, Banksy took to New York for his “Better Out Than In” residency. One of his projects in the series saw Banksy hire a man to sell his art pieces in Central Park. Although the canvases were on sale for $60 USD a piece, only a few...

Zio Ziegler x Vans x BEAMS Harajuku

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 9, 2014
To celebrate his collaborations with Vans, artist Zio Ziegler recently painted over a white wall outside BEAMS Harajuku in Tokyo, Japan. The artist is best known for his detail-filled paintings which touch on a variety on introspective topics and it&...

Os Gêmeos Spray Paint the Brazillian National Team’s Airplane

ArtsComments ⋅ May 27, 2014
The Brazilian National Team’s Airplane for the World Cup has received a makeover as their fellow countrymen, graffiti artists Os Gêmeos, were commissioned to add their touch to plane. A massive 1,200 cans of spray paint were used to create the...

COPE2 Bowery & Houston Mural

ArtsComments ⋅ May 24, 2014
Longstanding graffiti artist COPE2, who began his tenure in the late ’70s, recently painted the corner of Bowery & Houston, New York. Without departing far from his trademark “wildstyle” aesthetics, the South Bronx native blende...

Banksy’s Webby Award Acceptance Video

ArtsComments ⋅ May 22, 2014
Thanks in large part to last fall’s “Better Out Than In” in New York City, Banksy was recently named “Person of the Year” by The Webby Awards. In lieu of an acceptance speech, the ever-elusive artist released this recap...

Seven Banksy Works Removed from Public Walls; To Be Auctioned Off

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 27, 2014
It’s easy to forget that Banksy’s art didn’t exactly come to prominence in the gallery circuit, but rather established a reputation on the streets. Despite all the accolades and popular collaborations, much of Banksy’s work st...

Banksy Unveils New Street Piece

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 14, 2014
After teaming up with BNE for a World Water Day “social experiment,” the oft-controversial Banksy has followed up the hoax with an actual piece of art. His first new work of art since last fall’s “Better Out Than In” str...