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How the pandemic has urged three Indian artists to reexamine personal, collective identities through their art
Arts & Culture

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
Lifestyle

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
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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
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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

San Francisco's Mission Street murals speak of the city's multicultural history, ethos
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San Francisco's Mission Street murals speak of the city's multicultural history, ethos

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.

Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018: Graffiti artists create colourful street murals ahead of festival
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Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018: Graffiti artists create colourful street murals ahead of festival

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

Palestine in photos: On the Segregation Wall, messages of solidarity
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Palestine in photos: On the Segregation Wall, messages of solidarity

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

By the waterfront: The many faces of Varanasi's ageless ghats
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By the waterfront: The many faces of Varanasi's ageless ghats

The windswept ghats of Varanasi are a sharp contrast to the bustling, sweltering streets, literally a few steps away

The writing's on the (Berlin) Wall
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The writing's on the (Berlin) Wall

Millions of tourists come to see the famous Berlin Wall graffiti; many of them playfully interact with the art on the wall — a stark contrast to what was once a terrifying symbol of the East versus West Germany divide

Meet Bombay Lokal, the politically charged hip-hop collective from the northern suburbs of Mumbai
F. Originals

Meet Bombay Lokal, the politically charged hip-hop collective from the northern suburbs of Mumbai

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
F. Originals

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, Afghanistan's first female graffiti artist, wants people to make art, not war
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Shamsia Hassani, Afghanistan's first female graffiti artist, wants people to make art, not war

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: Go around Mumbai’s streets at night with graffiti artist Zake
101 India

101 Hip Hop Homeland: Go around Mumbai’s streets at night with graffiti artist Zake

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.

Is Ambedkar University going the JNU way? Kashmir, Bastar issues flare up campus politics
India

Is Ambedkar University going the JNU way? Kashmir, Bastar issues flare up campus politics

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 shocked after seeing graffiti painted on Mannat's walls
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Shah Rukh Khan shocked after seeing graffiti painted on Mannat's walls

Shah Rukh Khan has expressed "shock" after finding graffiti painted on the walls of his house 'Mannat' in Bandra locality.

Want your potholes fixed quickly? Try the penis graffiti method
World

Want your potholes fixed quickly? Try the penis graffiti method

Wanksy, an anonymous England based graffiti artist, has being going around Manchester drawing penis around potholes. The result: they are getting fixed.

Watch: World's largest GIF is so big it can be viewed from space
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Watch: World's largest GIF is so big it can be viewed from space

Anonymous artist called INSA took the love for GIFs to another level when he created the world's biggest GIF.

Desi Mr Bean to James Bond: Kochi's street is filled with some great graffiti
India

Desi Mr Bean to James Bond: Kochi's street is filled with some great graffiti

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

As Mideast trip nears end, Pope navigates minefield of symbols
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As Mideast trip nears end, Pope navigates minefield of symbols

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.