Graffiti

Banksy's works, which sometimes still appear unannounced on the sides of buildings, were once considered a nuisance, but are now instantly considered valuable cultural treasures.
The city of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, has a new, stunning mural by the American street artist and activist Shepard Fairey.

Photographer Martha Cooper was taking snapshots in the Bronx for the New York Post one day in the early 1980s, when she…

His murals have graced walls from Paris to Israel and Ellis Island. Now the world-renowned muralist JR has left his mark on San Francisco for the first time.
As one would expect, the semi-annual Oak Interior auction at Bonhams London is chockful of sturdy chairs and clunky chests. There’s also plenty of antique iron, brass, pewter, stone, and copper–if…
The largest artwork by Urban artist RETNA set a world artist auction record when a piece measuring 97- by 103-inches sold for $93,750 at Heritage Auctions on Monday.
Learn about the life of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, from his start as part of graffiti duo SAMO to his rise as an internationally renowned painter.

What we know about hobo graffiti comes from hobos — a group that took pride in embellishing stories.

Hobos, or tramps, were itinerant workers and wanderers who illegally hopped freight…