Street art

Canadanews

Vancouver street artists provide coronavirus advice to Canada’s most vulnerable communities

City council is collaborating with mural makers to paint storefronts that have closed due to Covid-19 in a neighbourhood already suffering from the opioid crisis

Banksynews

Charges dropped against South African billionaire over allegedly fraudulent Banksy deal

Martin Levick had been accused of duping an investor into lending him $3.5m for the purchase of the work

Street art auction in aid of Australian bushfire clean-up includes works by Banksy and Shepard Fairey

The Bushfire Relief Auction in Melbourne has been organised by the collectors Sandra Powell and Andrew King and prices start at £200

Banksynews

Banksy buyer seeks new location for Season’s Greetings mural

Talks with local officials in Port Talbot about a new urban art centre have stalled

Banksynews

Banksy’s The Drinker withdrawn from Sotheby’s sale after rival artist claims ownership

Sculpture—estimated at £1m—was removed from the street by Andy Link in 2004 but later “liberated” from his East End garden

Street artist paints ginormous portrait of eco warrior Greta Thunberg in San Francisco

Cobre defends use of spray paint in creating eight-storey mural, saying his materials are environmentally friendly

JR launches open call on Instagram for his new free photography course

French artist says he will invite Naomi Campbell to school in Paris to help him teach 12 budding photographers

Street artists create memorial mural in Argentina for victim of New York terror attack

The architect Hernán Ferruchi was visiting the city with friends when he was hit by a truck while cycling on 31 October 2017

Banksynews

To be or not to Bbay: Will Banksy take control of his market with 'approved used dealership'?

Street artist's Gross Domestic Product merchandise store opens online, but collectors are being heavily vetted to prevent flipping

Cartoonsfeature

Badiucao: meet the Chinese artist illustrating the Hong Kong protests

China’s ‘artful dissident’ has attracted worldwide attention through his drawings of protests, but he is still little-known in the art world

JR news

JR on the 'sociological experiment' of street art and his vast New York mural for the Brooklyn Museum

The French artist, who made his name with large-scale public installations, is opening his biggest US exhibition to date

As demonstrations return to Cairo, Egyptian protest artist goes on show in new London space

Exhibition of street artist Bahia Shehab's work opens at Aga Khan Centre Gallery in King's Cross

Mural in Santa Fe underscores violence against Indigenous women

The work holds weight in New Mexico, which has the highest rate of violent crimes against Native American women in the US

Street artgallery

Vancouver Mural Festival splashes colour on the streets

The festival will realise 25 new murals, including a 20-storey work by Shepard Fairey

Lawnews

Street artist sues Ellen DeGeneres and Walmart for copyright infringement

Julian Rivera says his heart-shaped “love” design was copied on a popular line of clothing without his permission

Banksy on a barge: world's first floating street art gallery makes waves on Paris's Seine

Moored besides the Pont des Invalides in Paris, Fluctuart will open with an exhibition by the Brooklyn-based artist Swoon

Banksynews

Port Talbot Banksy piece moves from garage site to town centre

Proposed urban art museum in South Wales will also include works by Kaws and Blek le Rat

Banksynews

Has Banksy painted a new mural in Venice?

Work depicting a migrant child wearing a lifejacket is a stark counterpoint to Venice Biennale’s inclusion of Christoph Büchel’s wreck of migrant ship

Banksynews

New Banksy mural appears in support of Extinction Rebellion protest in London

Work was painted last night at Marble Arch, where the climate change group had set up base camp for ten days of demonstrations

Art marketcomment

Why KAWS is not a great artist

Brian Donnelly's painting sold for a record $14.8m at Sotheby's—but there is little value in his art

Street artfeature

KAWS célèbre: street artist's first survey—and huge inflatable—make waves in Hong Kong

KAWS, aka Brian Donnelly, is now firmly in the mainstream art world

Wearing its art on its sleeve: Los Angeles' enduring passion for murals

The city’s street paintings, vehicles for protest since the 1930s, continue to be a flashpoint

Banksynews

Banksy buyer plans to build urban art centre in Wales

John Brandler, who paid a six-figure sum for Season's Greetings, is in talks with local officials

Street art is on the rise at fairs—but does it undermine the point?

KAWS edition of 100 prints at Art Basel in Miami Beach proved so popular gallery had to run a lottery

Banksy renames shredded painting Love Is In the Bin as work sells to winning bidder after a week of negotiation

Girl With Balloon canvas ‘self-destructed’ live at Sotheby’s last week in one of the most publicised stunts in auction history

USAnews

Naked 'clown Trump' statue installed on Los Angeles billboard

In their latest project, the guerrilla group Indecline compares the US president to serial killer John Wayne Gacy

Banksynews

Banksy’s viral post about unauthorised Russian show is a sign of its success, organiser says

The street artist’s Instagram comment that the show has “nothing to do with me” set off an online debate about artists’ rights—which made him LOL

Sotheby’s in deal to sell estate of hip-hop pioneer and graffiti artist Rammellzee

Auction house is enlisting dealers and curators to promote the legacy of the polymath who is believed to have cursed his collection