Tag Archives: Street Art

London: the cycle of futility

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Boom for Real

The ever elusive British street artist known as Banksy has confirmed via Instagram that two new artworks on the walls of London’s Barbican Centre are his creations. One image is of a ferris wheel with people lining-up at the ticket … Continue reading

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Don’t Call Him French Banksy

Peripatetic French street artist JR has just completed a moving work on the Mexican side of the U.S./Mexico border. The timely piece—a large-scale photograph of a child looking over the border wall—is a dramatic rebuke to Trump’s anti-immigrant policies.

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Street Art Starts Conversations

The Mural Arts Philadelphia project recently commissioned this challenging work, which is located in the heart of the city on South Broad Street at the University of the Arts. The piece is by Brooklyn-based street artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh who is … Continue reading

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Middle East Pow Wow

The floating international street art festival known as POW! WOW! has recently wrapped up a visit to Israel and Jordan. The always exciting collaborative effort is documented in the entertaining video below from director Andrew Tran.

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Welcome to Fishtown

Philly locals have been in on the Fishtown secret for years, but tourists are just discovering the up-and-coming riverfront district. With hot new restaurants, hip music venues, art spaces, brewpubs, fab coffeehouses, dozens of bars, and the world’s first pizza … Continue reading

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Madrid Labyrinth

Spanish street art collective Luzinterruptus has been shining a spotlight on the wastefulness of tourists and locals in Madrid with another powerful environmental art installation. The Laberinto de Residuos Plasticos was created from water bottles discarded in and around the capital city’s historic Plaza Mayor during … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Street Art

I have been chided in the past for posting images of international street art and overlooking the remarkable public artwork extant in my own backyard. So, here’s a look at a phenomenal temporary sculpture that towers 40 feet above the … Continue reading

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Ice Scream

During the last few years, I have had the opportunity to observe first hand the devastating impact that climate change is having on glaciers in Alaska and in Europe. It’s heartbreaking to see the rapid retreat of these spectacular natural … Continue reading

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Be Here Now

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