Tour a Secret Art Show Inside a Condemned NYC Apartment Building

Last week, as New York City suffered through blistering cold temperatures, 43 street artists were secretly painting three entire floors of a soon-to-be-demolished apartment building. We got to visit during an exclusive, two-hour show on Friday night. » 1/12/14 3:00pm 1/12/14 3:00pm

Here's the Second Hidden Piece In Banksy's "Secret" NYC Street Show

Banksy, the mysterious (er, kind of mysterious) British street artist who popularized stencils in the 2000s, is in New York this month to stage a 30-day exhibit that takes place entirely on the streets. His first piece, yesterday, has already been painted over. But we were able to locate today's feature, which is… » 10/02/13 3:00pm 10/02/13 3:00pm

7 Street Art Stencils That Interact With Their Surroundings

Paris-based street artist ABOVE is known for weaving stencil paintings into the surrounding streetscape to create images that border on optical illusions. Traveling the world to make art that comments on social and political issues, ABOVE keeps an eye out for situations where real world and painted image can interact,… » 8/15/13 9:00am 8/15/13 9:00am

Feast Your Eyes on Six Time Lapse Videos of Street Artists at Work

Graffiti is cool and it knows it. From the early days of TAKI 183 writing his name on the subway wall to the latest innovative techniques ranging from the eerie look of drip ink to the fleeting glow of digital ink, this art form for the masses has always been surrounded by that hip aura, in part, because it tends to be … » 6/12/13 2:04pm 6/12/13 2:04pm

Meet the Street Artist Who's Wanted by the NYPD for Punking the Police…

His name is 'Essam' and he's a 29-year-old art school grad from Maine, who served in Iraq as a "geo-spatial analyst", and has put up posters like the one above all over New York. It shows drones being used to police regular people in an Orwellian world... with the NYPD logo plastered all over it, as if to endorse it. The … » 9/24/12 11:00pm 9/24/12 11:00pm

How a Giant Rube Goldberg Machine Ended Up on the Side of This House

Commercial artist Josh Van Praag was commissioned by Alys Beach to do a piece of animation that would compliment the architecture of this house for their annual Digital Graffiti event, the key concept behind which is to cover as many walls as possible with video art and then throw a giant outdoor gallery party. » 6/30/12 10:00am 6/30/12 10:00am

The Cleverest Steve Jobs Tribute Shows Two Sides of the Man

We've seen many great Steve Jobs tributes already but this "hidden" image of Jobs on a street fence is probably the most clever. If you stare straight on, you can't see anything. But if you look from one angle, it's an older Jobs. From the opposite angle, it's the young Steve. Perfect. » 10/13/11 3:40pm 10/13/11 3:40pm

Banksy-Locations for iPhone Shows You Where Banksy Art Is So You Can…

Thinking that Banksy is cool has become so mainstream that it's almost not cool anymore. But Banksy has never been more mysterious as his street art still magically manifests out of nowhere. And how many of his pieces have you seen? And where oh where can you even see them? This iPhone app tells you where. » 7/26/11 6:00pm 7/26/11 6:00pm