How the pandemic has urged three Indian artists to reexamine personal, collective identities through their art
Artists Durga Gawde, Rithika Merchant and Hanif Kureshi reassess their art as extensions of their personal and collective identities in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic
Amidst the global coronavirus pandemic, street artists, muralists pay tribute to frontline workers, healthcare professionals
Street artists all over the world have ventured out into quiet streets and left behind vibrant, thought-provoking, amusing commentary on the crisis. Many echo the same message as Banksy, that it’s the nurses and front-line healthcare workers that are the real heroes in this coronavirus crisis.
News of Banksy's Valentine's Day mural being vandalised ignites debate about graffiti, ownership and damage to property
While it is questionable whether the Banksy artwork is capable of being damaged, given that it itself is criminal damage, it is certainly the case that the wall (which will have increased in value as a result of the artwork) will have been further damaged by the act of vandalism.
Street artist Daku's question mark-shaped installation channels concerns over plastic at Hyderabad Design Week
Daku has constructed an installation in the shape of a question mark with 3 lakh upcycled plastic bottles, emphasising the impact of single-use plastic. The installation uses solar-powered lights and will be lit through the night
The Mission District is a Latino hub in San Francisco that also has the densest collection of street murals in all of California. If you are a street art enthusiast, this should be your first stop when you go exploring the city.
Colourful street murals celebrating street art are being prepared in Kochi, Kerala ahead of the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale set to flag off on 12 December
Israel’s imposing Segregation Wall has become a canvas for open air art where anonymous artists have painted messages of peace, love and solidarity for Palestinians
The windswept ghats of Varanasi are a sharp contrast to the bustling, sweltering streets, literally a few steps away
The collective was founded with a vision to combine all the elements of hip-hop together. The objective of this collective is to unite the people, raise social or political awareness amongst the youth, and provide recognition to the street culture by making it reach to the local masses of Mumbai and beyond.
Street art comes to Sassoon Docks: Mumbai's historic fishing district gets a makeover with the St+Art project
The St+Art project has transformed Mumbai's historic fishing district Sassoon Dock, paying homage to the Koli community — the city's original inhabitants
Shamsia Hassani — considered Afghanistan’s first female graffiti artist — hopes to trigger conversations on subjects other than war in her home country
101 Hip-Hop Homeland takes a street level look at a new trend — the culture of Hip-Hop. From Mumbai to Kashmir, Calcutta to Shillong, Hip-Hop Homeland portrays this new movement and understands its power as an important voice for young Indians.
Graffiti on the Kashmir, Bastar issue triggered a debate in the Ambedkar University in Delhi recently, when the authorities scraped off some of the artwork.
Shah Rukh Khan has expressed "shock" after finding graffiti painted on the walls of his house 'Mannat' in Bandra locality.
Wanksy, an anonymous England based graffiti artist, has being going around Manchester drawing penis around potholes. The result: they are getting fixed.
Anonymous artist called INSA took the love for GIFs to another level when he created the world's biggest GIF.
An anonymous artist – or a group of artists – known as GuessWho, has been decorating the Fort Kochi region of Kochi with some amazing graffiti artwork. Redditor palakkadan has captured some of the graffiti work and shared them with us on Imgur, and we bring you the best of the lot
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Pope Francis navigated the minefield of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and humbly bowed to kiss the hands of Holocaust survivors on Monday, the last day of a Mideast trip laden with bold personal gestures. "Never again, Lord. Never again!" he said in the dimly lit Hall of Remembrance in the Yad Vashem Museum which commemorates six million Jews killed by the Nazis in World War Two.