Street art


Imprisoned Turkish artist Zehra Dogan smuggles thank-you letter to Banksy

Bristolian street artist unveiled New York mural in March in protest against her arrest

Moscow erases legal graffiti to allow for World Cup advertising

Authorised works have been targeted alongside illegal ones

Mexico City street artists celebrate the lives of women

A project has enlivened a drab area with 300 portraits

Banksy’s records will tumble in ‘greatest hits’ show, former dealer says

Highest price to date is $1.9m, but Steve Lazarides says some paintings have a £2m-plus price tag

Art collective Indecline stages secret anti-Trump work in his New York hotel

The temporary prison installation featured live rats, McDonald’s wrappers and a handcuffed lookalike depicting “Trump’s likely fate”

Banksy brings his street art social critique to New York

The UK graffiti artist has put up a string of murals and stencils in the city

New York judge awards 5Pointz street artists $6.75m for whitewashed works

The developer’s destruction of their legally protected art was “an act of pure pique and revenge”, the court found

Where the street artists have no name: Haifa art collective teams up with U2 on music video

Broken Fingaz, who have never revealed their identities, turn more political following the 50th anniversary of Israel’s 1967 war and occupation

Should street art be protected? New York’s 5Pointz lawsuit tests the US Visual Artists Rights Act

After a jury decided in favour of the street artists who sued over the destruction of their work, a Brooklyn federal judge is now considering the closely watched case

Banksy and Danny Boyle create Alternativity in Bethlehem, despite never meeting

Street artist and film director staged performance that was filmed for BBC Two documentary which will air this weekend

Richard Hambleton casts a long shadow in a new documentary film

The street artist behind Shadowman outlived many of his contemporaries, but heroin and untreated skin cancer eventually took their toll

Street art dealer Steve Lazarides to open gallery in Mayfair with Wissam Al Mana

Following seven-figure investment from Qatari magnate, former Banksy agent plans to expand secondary market business with artists including Basquiat and Haring

New Banksy work in Bethlehem says ‘sorry’ for UK’s Balfour Declaration

Work was revealed by actor dressed as Queen Elizabeth II, marking 100th anniversary of contentious declaration

Artists in Qatar take stand against blockade with super-sized graffiti

Qatar Museums has called for more anti-embargo art on “bridges, tunnels and walls” across the country

Barbican 'in discussion' to preserve Banksy murals inspired by Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition

British street artist’s latest works poke fun at the zero-tolerance approach to graffiti around the London gallery

JR's border baby

The French street artist teams up with a very very young collaborator—one-year-old David

Thieves posing as Paris city employees caught on camera stripping street artist’s mosaics

Theft to order suspected as 15 works by French street artist Invader are stolen in 10 days

Banksy paints first Brexit mural in Dover

Street work showing man chipping away at star on EU flag has already been defaced

Young artists involved in creating Stik mural in Gdansk call for its return

Bitter row erupted after the work by the British street artist went on sale in London gallery

Arab protesters put their art on the streets

Artists have used the walls of Cairo, Damascus and Tripoli to document the uprisings

Williamsburg street art is Phil Frost, not Basquiat

As the appreciation of street art rises (as do its prices), attribution becomes critical

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Banksy gets the law on his side with a sting operation against forgers

Meanwhile, a new show organised by the mysterious artist proves to be a blockbuster


Another Banksy print fraud comes to light

The publisher of the artist’s works on paper issues warning over forgeries

Revealed: the eBay Banksy print fraud

Unauthorised works by the anonymous graffiti artist have been sold on the internet; prices for these have been illegally inflated with fake bids

Books: Basquiat from street artist to superstar

Banksy’s rise from street artist to gallery star, embraced by the commercial art world, is by no means unique