Peyton Scott Russell's black-and-white mural of George Floyd's face became an iconic image amid the protests against racial injustice. The artist talks about how the large artwork came together and his mixed feelings about the global attention the mural received.
By Sam Lane, Fred de Sam Lazaro, Dorothy Hastings
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
Graffiti is still often affiliated with blight on city streets. But a new exhibit in New York City called "Beyond the Streets" may help change some of those negative connotations, with work from more than 150 artists from across the…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Aleah Green
Chip Thomas, a physician and street artist who has lived on the Navajo Nation for three decades, shares the stories of his indigenous neighbors with large scale murals in cities from Oakland, California, to Phoenix, Arizona. His work under the…
Artist and activist Ms. Saffaa creates illustrations and prints that protest male guardianship laws in Saudi Arabia.
By Corinne Segal
Banksy, the elusive artist behind million-dollar works of graffiti, may have been tagged: a new mathematical analysis claims to have identified the artist as Robin Gunningham.
By Corinne Segal
Three weeks after terrorists attacked their city, Parisians are speaking loud and clear -- through street art.
By Twin Cities PBS
A graphic designer by trade, Eric Rieger, better known as HOTTEA, uses the inherent grid of chain-link fence as the backbone for his non-destructive, yarn-based instillation art. Rieger shares his history with the art form and explains how he became…
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