Graffiti

Memorial To Former Labour Leader Vandalised With Swastikas And BNP Graffiti

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK

A memorial to the late Labour leader Michael Foot in his home city has been vandalised with extremist graffiti. The stone tribute to the left-winger,...

Palestinian Student: 'Look at Us as Humans, Not Terrorists'

Rima Amin | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK
Rima Amin

Graffiti artist Marck Emaya is a Fine Arts student at Dar al-Kalima University College Arts and Culture in Bethlehem. From childhood he was fascinated...

Banksy Left An Inspirational Note For The Kids Whose School Just Became His Latest Canvas

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK

Street-artist Banksy has chosen a primary school in his probable hometown of Bristol as his latest canvas of choice. The spray-painter, whose work has...

Someone Has Painted A Giant Mural Of Donald Trump Snogging Boris Johnson In Bristol

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Comedy

A graffiti mural of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and former London Mayor Boris Johnson having a big ol' snog has appeared in Stoke's...

The History of Barcelona Street Art

Gia Marie Barbera | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Entertainment
Gia Marie Barbera

After Francisco Franco's death on 20 November 1975 a new sense of freedom was born in Barcelona. Artists came to Barcelona from all over the world, st...

Islamophobic Graffiti Altered To Give It A Whole Different Meaning

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 25.03.2016 | UK

In the wake of the terror attacks on Brussels this week, someone took it upon themselves to daub Islamophobic graffiti on a wall in Dublin. The messag...

Street Artist eL Seed Changes Perceptions With Arabic Graffiti That's Optical Genius

Jonathan A.J. Wilson | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jonathan A.J. Wilson

Born to Tunisian parents, eL Seed spent his formative years in the suburbs of Paris juggling different cultures, languages, and identities. He channeled these experiences into a form of artistic expression that blends Arabic calligraphy with graffiti - creating a modern art style called Calligraffiti.

Review: Street Art International - Lou Chamberlain

Alice Charles | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Entertainment
Alice Charles

"This book does not claim to be a definitive survey of street art across the globe," Lou Chamberlain writes in the introduction to this book. "Rather, it is a snapshot that captures a moment in time..."

Graffiti Removal Guy Gets Immortalised In French Artwork

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Comedy

City workers beware, if you're paid to remove graffiti, you risk becoming the target of street artists everywhere. That's what happened to one man ...

Someone Has Painted A Mural Of Donald Trump As A Giant Steaming Turd In Downtown NYC

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Comedy

Elections are heated affairs, and members of the public often turn to graffiti as a way to have their voices heard among the rabble. One artist, wh...

Turns Out Those McDonald's Emoji Adverts Are Very Susceptible To Graffiti...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Comedy

If you've stepped outside in a densely populated area at any point in the last few weeks, you've probably seen the latest McDonald's advertising campa...

Proposal By Graffiti Artist Is Our New Favourite Way To Pop The Question

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Street artist Candie Bandita has shared the story of a less-than-normal proposal she was involved in completely by chance. The West London-based gr...

Artist Creates Stunning Moving Graffiti... Visible From Space

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

Tech-savvy graffiti artist INSA has gone big with his latest project, making his unique style visible from space. He likes to paint art on walls, t...

John Costi: Armed Robber to Critically Acclaimed Artist

Luke Hodson | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Luke Hodson

Artist John Costi was born London 1987, of dual Irish and Cypriot heritage. Working mostly in film, spoken word and performance installation his main concerns are identity and the self plus social and criminal justice.

More Bad News For The Council That Removed Banksy's Anti-Racism Artwork...

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK

The council that controversially destroyed Banksy's anti-racism artwork - following a single complaint it was racist - has received complaints that br...

Walking Down The Political Line with Keith Haring

Milena Kotseva | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Milena Kotseva

Keith Haring is a figure that hardly needs an introduction. Eye-catching recognisable style, murals, sculptures, drawings in public spaces - all this intense artistic presence settled firmly into the public consciousness in the early and mid 80s, turning Haring into one of the most celebrated and popularised artists we know.

£400,000 Anti-Racist Banksy Artwork Destroyed... For Being Racist

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK

His work is infamous for fearlessly breaking boundaries and provoking political debate, but Banksy's newest anti-racism artwork has been destroyed - f...

GOAT, Graffiti and Glen Anderson: A Collective Arts' Event Not To Be Missed

Olly MacNamee | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Olly MacNamee

When people think of the Arts in this here sceptr'd isle admittedly one does not immediately think too readily of Britain's Second City, Birmingham. But, that would be a great mistake and one that keeps on happening

Youth Power: The Film Premiere with a Difference. #SwingTheVote

Rae Duke | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Politics
Rae Duke

A wondrous event took place in London town last night. A premiere like no other, vInspired's Swing The Vote set out to reveal what's remained a secret 'til now: exactly what will get the UK's 18-24 year olds to the ballot box next summer.

Birmingham: A City Swimming In Colour

Olly MacNamee | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Olly MacNamee

City of Colours on Sunday was Birmingham's very own contemporary ode to autumn.

Graffiti Dead? Not a Chance! Long Live Graffiti!

Olly MacNamee | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Olly MacNamee

Next Saturday is more than just another showpiece. It is a celebration of an art form still in its infancy really, with plenty of potential to mutate and transform. It could also be a starting point for a whole new generation of would-be graffiti artists, whether they chose to spray on walls, plaster stickers on lamp-posts or paste photocopied art on tatty old buildings.

Egypt Confronts Sexual Harassment

Melody Patry | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK
Melody Patry

Mayam Mahmoud is often found commanding the stage rapping her powerful lyrics promoting women's rights. The 19-year old Egyptian rose to prominence after appearing on popular TV show Arabs Got Talent, where her lyrics caught attention for denouncing sexual harassment.

Birmingham - A City on the Edge (of Great Things)

Olly MacNamee | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olly MacNamee

With renovation and entrepreneurial enthusiasm happening across the city and spring boarding, for me, from the re-opening of the Bullring Centre back in 2003 - the year I moved to this great city - the best is still to come. The smell of success is starting to fill the noses of the citizens of Birmingham and they are beginning to realize the potential of this place. Watch out world, here come the Brummies!

Jewelry With a Purpose: Rebel Nell

Paul Drury | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK
Paul Drury

The more revenue Rebel Nell generates by selling this product the more jobs they create for Detroit's underprivileged women. Working together with local shelters, Rebel Nell identifies women ready to transition to a new phase in their lives.

Madeleine McCann Detectives Search New Site Daubed In ‘Police Are Stupid' Graffiti

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK

British police searching for Madeleine McCann have begun examining a fresh area of land in the Algarve resort of Praia da Luz. The land was cordon...