A man recently appeared on the BBC’s “Antiques Roadshow” to try to sell a stolen Banksy, only to be shot down by art specialist Rupert Maas.
Sotheby’s has teamed up with the Keith Haring Foundation for an exclusive online sale dedicated to the famous American street artist.
“Writing the Future: Jean-Michel Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation” will shed light on the transition of street art from New York’s city walls into the art world in the 1980s.
The vehicle, entitled “Turbo Zone Truck (Laugh Now But One Day We’ll Be in Charge)”, is an early artwork by Banksy dating back to 2000.
Creating colorful pictures of surreal human faces, marine animals or even huge owls, hundreds of graffiti artists have turned the Chilean port of Valparaiso into a gigantic open-air art gallery. Elias Street is typical of Valparaiso with its narrow sidewalks winding up and down Cerro Alegre hill, itself a tourist attraction. There are many little […]
Burj el Murr, also known as the “Tower of Bitterness”, is an abandoned and unfinished 40-story tower in Beirut. Its construction started around 1974, one year before the Lebanese Civil War began—a violent period in the country’s history that lasted for 15 years. Originally intended to be a hotel or an office space, the tower […]
A couple of months after the ad for their “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” hoodie drew the ire of many people including NBA Star LeBron James and singer The Weeknd, fast-fashion brand H&M once again found itself in hot water—this time, for trying to sue a street artist who didn’t want them to use his […]