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New Banksy Piece Spotted in Bristol, U.K.

ArtsComments ⋅ 3 hours ago
Following from recent hoax alleging Banksy’s arrest, a new piece has surfaced in the iconic street artist’s hometown, Bristol, U.K. In usual fashion, Banksy took to his webpage to unveil the rendition. Titled The Girl with the Pierced Ear...

Futura “TIMEWARP” Exhibition @ Shchusev State Museum of Architecture Moscow

ArtsComments ⋅ 4 days ago
As tantalizing an art show as there will be this year, Futura’s “TIMEWARP” exhibition was recently unveiled to the Moscow audience at the Shchusev State Museum of Architecture. The barebones, somewhat Brutalist space – coldly done i...

Vandals Target Banksy Mural ‘Art Buff’

ArtsComments ⋅ 8 days ago
One of Banksy’s most recent works titled Art Buff in Folkestone, England has found itself with an interesting addition overnight. The graffiti piece originally appeared two weeks ago in Payers Park in time for the Folkestone art triennial, whic...

Futura Announces “TIMEWARP” Exhibition in Moscow, Russia

ArtsComments ⋅ 13 days ago
After the success of his recent “LEWDS” collaboration with Crooks & Castles, graffiti artist Futura is set to host his first solo exhibition in Russia. Titled “TIMEWARP,” this latest exhibition will be held at Moscow’...

Local Council Destroys “Offensive” Banksy Mural

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 2, 2014
Tendering District Council has decided to remove a recently unveiled Banksy mural following a complaint that the work was ”racist.” The mural located in Clacton-on-Sea depicted four grey pigeons holding anti-immigration banners including...

New Banksy Piece Spotted in Folkestone, England

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 30, 2014
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 ⋅ Sep 26, 2014
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 ⋅ Sep 18, 2014
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&...