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By Karla Murthy, Sam Weber
Street artists in Belfast, Northern Ireland maintain a tradition of painting murals with a message, as they did during the 30-year conflict between Catholic Republicans and Protestants loyal to the British crown. But they're now speaking out in an effort…
By Malcolm Brabant
Muralism in Mexico represents one of the world's great art movements. Sparked partially by a trio of renowned painters in the 1920s, Mexico's vibrant tradition of public art now reaches well beyond its borders -- as seen in a recently…
By Jeffrey Brown, Sam Lane, Susana Seijas, Monica Wise Robles, Sam Weber
As protests and rallies against racism continue throughout the country, one Boston artist says he’ll paint the backdrop to the momentous national conversation. Robert “ProBlak” Gibbs has been creating street art for years, teaming with Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts…
By Jared Bowen, WGBH
In Miami’s famed mural district, Wynwood, a combination of art and technology is raising awareness about the threats of climate change. South Floridians are no strangers to stronger storms, so-called sunny day flooding and rising seas. These augmented reality murals…
By Alicia Menendez, Lorna Baldwin
By PBS NewsHour
The sun will rise in the morning, no matter what happens. That idea was the inspiration for Swiss artist Nicolas Party, who painted a new mural directly onto the walls of the Hirshhorn Museum for his exhibit "Sunrise, Sunset."…
By Corinne Segal
Local artists in a Brooklyn neighborhood are contributing to a public art project aimed at helping kids learn the alphabet.
By Kelly Whalen
When 27-year-old artist Antonio Ramos was shot and killed last fall while painting a mural under a highway overpass in West Oakland, the story of his death captured national headlines and inspired other young people to honor his legacy through…
By Alaska Public Media
He wanted to create something uniquely modern and Alaskan, putting his own contemporary spin on traditional styles.
More than 2.6 million Syrian children are not in school, many of them having left in the midst of a war now in its fifth year.
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