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Aerosol paint (also called spray paint) is a type of paint that comes in a sealed pressurized container and is released in an aerosol spray when depressing a valve button.
Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County.
Alec Andon, known professionally as Alec Monopoly, is a graffiti artist, originally from New York City.
Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Netherlands.
Annie Preece (born February 23, 1981) AKA "Love Annie" is an American visual artist, public speaker and comedian who lives and works in Los Angeles, California.
The Arab Spring (الربيع العربي ar-Rabīʻ al-ʻArabī), also referred to as Arab Revolutions (الثورات العربية aṯ-'awrāt al-ʻarabiyyah), was a revolutionary wave of both violent and non-violent demonstrations, protests, riots, coups, foreign interventions, and civil wars in North Africa and the Middle East that began on 18 December 2010 in Tunisia with the Tunisian Revolution.
Arman (November 17, 1928 – October 22, 2005) was a French-born American artist.
Art Basel is a for-profit, privately owned and managed international art fair staged annually in Basel, Switzerland, Miami Beach, Florida, and Hong Kong, selling established and emerging artists.
Artivism is a portmanteau word combining art and activism.
Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.
AVANT, also known as AVANT street art guerrilla collective, was the artist group active in New York City from 1980 to 1984.
Łódź (לאדזש, Lodzh; also written as Lodz) is the third-largest city in Poland and an industrial hub.
Balmy Alley (formally Balmy Street) is a one-block-long alley that is home to the most concentrated collection of murals in the city of San Francisco.
Bambi is the pseudonym of a contemporary British street artist.
Banksy is an anonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
Barcelona is a city in Spain.
Barrio Logan is a neighborhood in south central San Diego, California.
Bayview–Hunters Point, simply known as The Bayview, or most commonly known as Hunters Point, is a neighborhood in the southeastern corner of San Francisco, California, United States.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
The Beastie Boys were an American rap rock band from New York City, formed in 1979.
The BeltLine (also Beltline or Belt Line) is a former railway corridor around the core of Atlanta, Georgia, under development in stages as a multi-use trail.
Ben Flynn (born 23 August 1970), known professionally as Eine, is an English graffiti writer and vandal based in London.
Bergen, historically Bjørgvin, is a city and municipality in Hordaland on the west coast of Norway.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
The Berlin Wall was constructed in 1961 to separate West Berlin and East Berlin during the Cold War.
Beton Fest is an international 3D street art festival held annually in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Beverly Boulevard is one of the main east-west thoroughfares in Los Angeles, in the U.S. state of California.
Bleeps.gr (or Bleeps) is the pseudonym used by M.V. Kakouris, who is a Greek artist.
Blek le Rat (born Xavier Prou, 1952) is a French graffiti artist.
Blu is the pseudonym of an Italian artist who conceals his real identity.
Bogotá, officially Bogotá, Distrito Capital, abbreviated Bogotá, D.C., and formerly known as Santafé de Bogotá between 1991 and 2000, is the capital and largest city of Colombia, administered as the Capital District, although often thought of as part of Cundinamarca.
Bomb It is an international graffiti and street art documentary directed by Jon Reiss and premiered at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival.
The Bowery is a street and neighborhood in the southern portion of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Braamfontein (English: blackberry fountain) is a central suburb of Johannesburg, in South Africa, seat of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and some of South Africa's major corporations such as Liberty Holdings Limited, JD Group (part of Steinhoff Africa), Sappi, Bidvest (formerly Rennies) Bank and Hollard.
Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.
Brunswick is an inner-city suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, north of Melbourne's central business district.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
Bulgaria (България, tr.), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Република България, tr.), is a country in southeastern Europe.
Busan, formerly known as Pusan and now officially is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants.
Cairo (القاهرة) is the capital of Egypt.
The Canterbury Museum is a museum located in the central city of Christchurch, New Zealand in the city's Cultural Precinct.
Carlton is an inner-northern suburb of Melbourne, Australia, immediately adjoining Melbourne's Central Business District.
Ces53 is the graffiti name of Hans Van Vliet, street art/graffiti artist from the Netherlands.
Charles Panati (born March 13, 1943) is a former college professor, industrial physicist, author and science editor of Newsweek.
Chelsea is a neighborhood on the West Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City.
Chicano Park is a 32,000 square meter (7.9 acre) park located beneath the San Diego-Coronado Bridge in Barrio Logan, a predominantly Mexican American and Mexican-immigrant community in central San Diego, California.
Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.
Christo Vladimirov Javacheff and Jeanne-Claude are a married couple who created environmental works of art.
Clarion Alley is a small street in San Francisco between Mission and Valencia Streets and 17th and 18th Streets, notable for the murals painted by the Clarion Alley Mural Project.
The Cold War was a state of geopolitical tension after World War II between powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its satellite states) and powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others).
Copenhagen (København; Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark.
Daniel Buren (born 25 March 1938) is a French conceptual artist.
De Wallen or De Walletjes is the largest and best known red-light district in Amsterdam.
Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.
Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.
Keith Grayson (born August 14, 1966), professionally known as DJ Kay Slay, is an American hip hop disc jockey (DJ) from New York City.
Dolk (meaning dagger in Norwegian) (Dolk Lundgren), is the pseudonym of Norway's most recognized stencil artist.
Donald Joseph White, "DONDI" (April 7, 1961 – October 2, 1998) was an American graffiti artist.
DOT DOT DOT (also styled "..." or dotdotdot) is the pseudonym for an anonymous Norwegian visual, public and conceptual artist.
Downtown Montreal is the central business district of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Dulwich is an area of south London, England.
Dulwich OnView is a museum-based virtual community associated with the Dulwich Picture Gallery for the local community, based in the suburb of Dulwich, southeast London.
Dulwich Outdoor Gallery is a collection of street art in south London, with works based on traditional paintings in Dulwich Picture Gallery.
Dulwich Picture Gallery is an art gallery in Dulwich, South London.
Dumbo (or DUMBO, short for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
Edward Joseph Snowden (born June 21, 1983) is an American computer professional, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee, and former contractor for the United States government who copied and leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 without authorization.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
Elsevier is an information and analytics company and one of the world's major providers of scientific, technical, and medical information.
Eric Haze (born in 1961) is an American world renowned artist, graphic designer and art director.
Exarcheia is a neighborhood in downtown Athens, Greece close to the historical building of the National Technical University of Athens.
Exit Through the Gift Shop: A Banksy Film is a 2010 British documentary film, directed by street artist Banksy.
Fred Brathwaite (born August 31, 1959) more popularly known as Fab 5 Freddy, is an American visual artist, filmmaker, rapper and hip hop pioneer.
FAILE (Pronounced "fail") is a Brooklyn-based artistic collaboration between Patrick McNeil (born 1975) and Patrick Miller (born 1976).
Father Pat Noise is a fictitious Roman Catholic priest, described on a hoax commemorative plaque installed by two brothers on O'Connell Bridge in Dublin, Ireland.
Figuration Libre ("Free Figuration") is a French art movement of the 1980s.
Filippo Tommaso Emilio Marinetti (22 December 1876 – 2 December 1944) was an Italian poet, editor, art theorist, and founder of the Futurist movement.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom of the press, the right to peaceably assemble, or to petition for a governmental redress of grievances.
Fitzroy is an inner-city suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District in the local government area of the City of Yarra.
Florentijn Hofman (16 April 1977) is a Dutch artist who creates playful urban installations like the ''Rubber Duck'' and the HippopoThames, a 2014 installation on the River Thames in London.
Flyposting (sometimes known as wild posting or bill posting) is a guerrilla marketing tactic through the act of placing advertising posters or flyers in legal or illegal places.
Fort Greene Park is a city-owned and -operated park in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City.
Friedrichshain is a district of the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg borough in Berlin, Germany.
Gagosh is the pseudonym of a Tbilisi, Georgia-based street artist who creates stencils, installations, street poetry and mosaics.
Gdańsk (Danzig) is a Polish city on the Baltic coast.
Gentrification is a process of renovation of deteriorated urban neighborhoods by means of the influx of more affluent residents.
Georgia (tr) is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
A number of words and phrases have come to describe different styles and aspects of graffiti.
Graffiti (plural of graffito: "a graffito", but "these graffiti") are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted, typically illicitly, on a wall or other surface, often within public view.
In Russia, graffiti (or street art) is an ambiguous phenomenon, i.e. considered to be desecration by some, and art by others.
Graffiti in the United States are writing or drawings scribbled, scratched, or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surface in a public place.
Graffiti in Toronto, Canada's largest city, is a cause of much disagreement.
ABC-CLIO/Greenwood is an educational and academic publisher (middle school through university level) which is today part of ABC-CLIO.
The Guardians of Time is an art project of the Austrian sculptor Manfred Kielnhofer.
Guerrilla art is a street art movement that first emerged in the UK, but has since spread across the world and is now established in most countries that already had developed graffiti scenes.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Harald Naegeli (born December 4, 1939) is a Swiss artist best known as the "Sprayer of Zurich" after the graffiti he sprayed in the late 1970s onto walls and buildings in Zürich, Switzerland.
Harvard University Press (HUP) is a publishing house established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University, and focused on academic publishing.
Hayes Valley is an affluent neighborhood in the Western Addition district of San Francisco, California.
Heidelberg is a college town in Baden-Württemberg situated on the river Neckar in south-west Germany.
Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.
Hochelaga-Maisonneuve is a district of Montreal, Quebec, situated on the eastern half of the island, generally to the south and southwest of the city's Olympic Stadium.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
Muhammad Hosni El Sayed Mubarak (محمد حسني السيد مبارك,,; born 4 May 1928) is a former Egyptian military and political leader who served as the fourth President of Egypt from 1981 to 2011.
Houston Street is a major east-west thoroughfare in downtown Manhattan, running crosstown across the full width of the island of Manhattan, from Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive (FDR Drive) and East River Park on the East River to Pier 40 and West Street on the Hudson River.
Beginning in the late 1970s, and continuing into the 1990s in New York City, several prominently located murals of impressive size proclaimed I AM THE BEST ARTIST to all who walked or drove past them along the streets of SoHo.
Invader (born 1969) is the pseudonym of a French urban artist, whose work is modelled on the crude pixellation of 1970s–1980s 8-bit video games.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.
Jacques Villeglé, born Jacques Mahé de la Villeglé (born 27 March 1926, Quimper, Brittany) is a French mixed-media artist and affichiste famous for his alphabet with symbolic letters and decollage with ripped or lacerated posters.
Jean-Michel Basquiat (December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988) was an American artist.
Jef Aérosol is the pseudonym of Jean-François Perroy (born January 15, 1957),, Jefaerosol.com a French stencil graffiti artist.
Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
John Fekner (born 1950 in New York City) is an American innovative multidisciplinary artist who created hundreds of environmental and conceptual outdoor works consisting of stenciled words, symbols, dates and icons spray painted in New York, Sweden, Canada, England and Germany in the 1970s and 1980s.
JR (born 22 February 1983) is the pseudonym of a French photographer and artist whose identity is unconfirmed.
Kase2 (born 1958), also known as King Kase2 and Case2; born Jeff Brown, was a graffiti writer and a significant contributor to the hip-hop movement.
Katowice (Katowicy; Kattowitz; officially Miasto Katowice) is a city in southern Poland, with a population of 297,197 and the center of the Silesian Metropolis, with a population of 2.2 million.
Keith Allen Haring (May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990) was an American artist whose pop art and graffiti-like work grew out of the New York City street culture of the 1980s.
Kiev or Kyiv (Kyiv; Kiyev; Kyjev) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper.
Kilroy was here is an American popular culture expression that became popular during World War II; it is typically seen in graffiti.
Kosovo (Kosova or Kosovë; Косово) is a partially recognised state and disputed territory in Southeastern Europe that declared independence from Serbia in February 2008 as the Republic of Kosovo (Republika e Kosovës; Република Косово / Republika Kosovo).
Kreuzberg, a part of the combined Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg borough located south of Mitte since 2001, is one of the best-known areas of Berlin, Germany.
The Krog Street Tunnel is a tunnel in Atlanta known for its street art.
La Brea Avenue is a prominent north/south thoroughfare in the City of Los Angeles and in Los Angeles, County, California.
La Candelaria is the 17th locality of Bogotá, Colombia.
La Cienega Boulevard is a major north–south arterial road that runs between El Segundo Boulevard in Hawthorne, California on the south and the Sunset Strip/Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood to the north.
LAB ART | LA Street Art Gallery is located on South La Brea Avenue, in Los Angeles, California.
The lanes and arcades of Melbourne, Australia, have collectively become culturally important.
Le Plateau-Mont-Royal is a borough (arrondissement) of the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Le Sud-Ouest ("southwest") is a borough (arrondissement) of the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
LED art is a form of light art constructed from light-emitting diodes.
George Lee Quiñones (born 1960) is a Puerto Rican artist and actor.
Lettrism is a French avant-garde movement, established in Paris in the mid-1940s by Romanian immigrant Isidore Isou.
Libya (ليبيا), officially the State of Libya (دولة ليبيا), is a sovereign state in the Maghreb region of North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.
Lima (Quechua:, Aymara) is the capital and the largest city of Peru.
Lisbon (Lisboa) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 552,700, Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2.
This is a list of notable street artists.
Living Walls, The City Speaks is an annual street art conference co-founded in 2009 by Monica Campana & Blacki Migliozzi.
Lock On is a genre of street art, where artists create installations by attaching sculptures to public furniture using lengths of chain and old bike locks.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Lonely Planet is the largest travel guide book publisher in the world.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Lower East Side, sometimes abbreviated as LES, is a neighborhood in the southeastern part of the New York City borough of Manhattan, roughly located between the Bowery and the East River, and Canal Street and Houston Street.
Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole.
Magda Danysz Gallery is an art gallery in Paris, France, owned by Magda Danysz, an art dealer and art curator.
Manfred "KILI" Kielnhofer (born January 28, 1967 in Haslach an der Mühl) is an Austrian painter, sculptor, designer and photographer.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Manifesto of Futurism (Italian: Manifesto del Futurismo) is a manifesto written by the Italian poet Filippo Tommaso Marinetti and published in 1909.
Mannheim (Palatine German: Monnem or Mannem) is a city in the southwestern part of Germany, the third-largest in the German state of Baden-Württemberg after Stuttgart and Karlsruhe with a 2015 population of approximately 305,000 inhabitants.
Margaret Mead (December 16, 1901 – November 15, 1978) was an American cultural anthropologist who featured frequently as an author and speaker in the mass media during the 1960s and 1970s.
Mark Batty Publisher is an American independent book-publishing company, specializing in illustrated books on the art of communication: photography, art and design, graffiti and urban art; pop culture, typography and other related topics.
Max Zorn is a Dutch artist who has been active in street art at night and urban art since May 2011.
Málaga is a municipality, capital of the Province of Málaga, in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia, Spain.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Melbourne City Centre (also known colloquially as simply "The City" or "The CBD") is an area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Melrose Avenue is a shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Los Angeles that starts at Santa Monica Boulevard, at the border between Beverly Hills and West Hollywood.
The Mission District, also commonly called "The Mission", is a neighborhood in San Francisco, California, United States, originally known as "the Mission lands" meaning the lands belonging to the sixth Alta California mission, Mission San Francisco de Asis.
The Mission School (sometimes called "New Folk" or "Urban Rustic") is an art movement of the 1990s and 2000s, centered in the Mission District, San Francisco, California.
Mitte is the first and most central borough of Berlin.
Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
Morley (born 1982) is a street artist based in Los Angeles, California.
A mosaic is a piece of art or image made from the assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials.
Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.
A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other permanent surface.
The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program is an anti-graffiti mural program in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the United States.
MURAL Festival is an annual international street art festival held every June since 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Nørrebro is one of the 10 official districts of Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
NEVERCREW is a Swiss street art group composed of Christian Rebecchi (born Lugano, 1980) and Pablo Togni (born Bellinzona, 1979).
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
New York Press was a free alternative weekly in New York City, which was published from 1988 to 2011.
Since the 1980s, the area surrounding the inner-Sydney suburb of Newtown, New South Wales (NSW), Australia—including the suburbs of Newtown, Enmore, Erskineville, Camperdown and St Peters—has been known for its wide range of prominent graffiti and street art on walls.
Newtown is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa.
Northcote is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District.
Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.
Nouveau réalisme (new realism) refers to an artistic movement founded in 1960 by the art critic Pierre Restany and the painter Yves Klein during the first collective exposition in the Apollinaire gallery in Milan.
The Old Fourth Ward, often abbreviated O4W, is an intown neighborhood on the eastside of Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
OSGEMEOS (also known as Os Gemeos or Os Gêmeos, Portuguese for The Twins), born 1974 in São Paulo, Brazil, are graffiti and street artists who are identical twin brothers Otavio Pandolfo and Gustavo Pandolfo.
Oslo (rarely) is the capital and most populous city of Norway.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
The Pasadena Chalk Festival is an American cultural event of street painting.
Pasadena is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, located 10 miles (16 kilometers) northeast of Downtown Los Angeles.
Pavel 183 (r; 11 August 1983 – 1 April 2013), was a Russian street artist, known by some as the "Russian Banksy".
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
Performing arts are a form of art in which artists use their voices or bodies, often in relation to other objects, to convey artistic expression.
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.
Peru (Perú; Piruw Republika; Piruw Suyu), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Pichação, sometimes misspelt as pixação, is the name given to graffiti in the Southeastern metropolises of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil.
Pisa is a city in the Tuscany region of Central Italy straddling the Arno just before it empties into the Ligurian Sea.
Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.
The Pittsburgh City Paper is Pittsburgh's leading alternative weekly newspaper which focuses on local news, opinion, and arts and entertainment.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.
Pop art is an art movement that emerged in Britain and the United States during the mid- to late-1950s.
Practising Law Institute (PLI) is a non-profit continuing legal education (CLE) organization chartered by the Regents of the University of the State of New York.
Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.
is a locality of Berlin, forming the southerly and most urban part of the district of Pankow.
Prizren (Prizreni; Призрен) is a city and municipality located in the Prizren District of Kosovo.
Psyri or Psiri or Psyrri or Psirri (Ψυρή or Ψυρρή) is a gentrified neighbourhood in Athens, Greece, today known for its restaurants, bars, live music tavernas, and small number of hotels.
Public art is art in any media that has been planned and executed with the intention of being staged in the physical public domain, usually outside and accessible to all.
Public Delivery is an organization for contemporary art, founded in Seoul, South Korea in 2011.
Public Enemy is an American hip hop group consisting of Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, Khari Wynn, DJ Lord, and the S1W group.
Rash, written RASH, is a 2005 Australian documentary film, directed by Nicholas Hansen.
René Moncada (also René IATBA or simply René; born 1943) is a South American-born artist living in the United States of America.
Reynoldstown is a historic district and intown neighborhood on the near east side of Atlanta, Georgia located only 2 miles from downtown.
Richard Art Hambleton (June 23, 1952 – October 29, 2017) was a Canadian artist known for his work as a street artist.
Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.
Rock balancing or stone balancing (stone or rock stacking) is an art, discipline, or hobby in which rocks are naturally balanced on top of one another in various positions without the use of adhesives, wires, supports, rings or any other contraptions which would help maintain the construction's balance.
Rome (Roma; Roma) is the capital city of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale).
Ronald McDonald is a clown character used as the primary mascot of the McDonald's fast-food restaurant chain.
Rubber Duck refers to any of several giant floating sculptures designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, which have appeared in many cities around the world, including Hong Kong, Pittsburgh, Toronto, Baku, and Sydney.
SAMO is a graffiti tag used on the streets of New York City from 1977 to early 1980.
San Diego (Spanish for 'Saint Didacus') is a major city in California, United States.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle, Father Christmas, or simply Santa, is a legendary figure originating in Western Christian culture who is said to bring gifts to the homes of well-behaved ("good" or "nice") children on Christmas Eve (24 December) and the early morning hours of Christmas Day (25 December).
Sarajevo (see names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a population of 275,524 in its current administrative limits.
The Sarajevo Street Art Festival (Festival ulične umjetnosti Sarajevo / Фестивал уличне умјетности Сарајево) is an annual street art festival held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Sarasota Chalk Festival is an American cultural event of public art that celebrates a performing art form of pavement art also known as Italian street painting.
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. state of Florida.
São Paulo is a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.
Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.
Screen printing is a printing technique whereby a mesh is used to transfer ink onto a substrate, except in areas made impermeable to the ink by a blocking stencil.
Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions.
Richard "Richie" Mirando, known as Seen UA (born 1961) is an American graffiti artist.
Sesimbra is a municipality of Portugal, in the Setúbal District, lying at the foothills of the Serra da Arrábida, a mountain range between Setúbal and Sesimbra.
Frank Shepard Fairey (born February 15, 1970) is an American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, illustrator and founder of OBEY Clothing who emerged from the skateboarding scene.
The Situationist International (SI) was an international organization of social revolutionaries made up of avant-garde artists, intellectuals, and political theorists, prominent in Europe from its formation in 1957 to its dissolution in 1972.
Cristian Gheorghiu became famous as an American street artist/graffiti artist and contemporary painter under the name of Smear in the 2000s.
Sofia (Со́фия, tr.) is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria.
SoHo, sometimes written Soho, is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City, which in recent history came to the public's attention for being the location of many artists' lofts and art galleries, but is now better known for its variety of shops ranging from trendy upscale boutiques to national and international chain store outlets.
South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
South of Market (or SoMa) is a relatively large neighborhood in San Francisco, California, United States which is located just south of Market Street, and contains several sub-neighborhoods including: South Beach, Mission Bay, and Rincon Hill.
Sylvain Perier, professionally known as SP 38, is a French painter, street artist, billsticker and performer.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
Spray paint art is the application of spray paint a non-porous material, such as wood, metal, glass, ceramic or plastic.
Stavanger is a city and municipality in Norway.
Sten (born 1982, Rome) and Lex (born 1982, Taranto), known as Sten & Lex, are two Italian street artists.
Stencil graffiti is a form of graffiti that makes use of stencils made out of paper, cardboard, or other media to create an image or text that is easily reproducible.
Sticker art (also known as sticker bombing, sticker slapping, slap tagging, and sticker tagging) is a form of street art in which an image or message is publicly displayed using stickers.
Stik is a British graffiti artist based in London.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
In recent years, Atlanta has become one of the USA's best cities for street art.
Street installations are a form of street art.
Street poster art is a kind of graffiti, more specifically categorized as "street art".
Style Wars is an American 1983 documentary film on hip hop culture and its American roots, directed by Tony Silver and produced in collaboration with Henry Chalfant.
Sunset Boulevard is a boulevard in the central and western part of Los Angeles County, California that stretches from Figueroa Street in Downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Coast Highway at the Pacific Ocean.
Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Tallinn (or,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Estonia.
Tartu (South Estonian: Tarto) is the second largest city of Estonia, after Estonia's political and financial capital Tallinn.
Tate is an institution that houses the United Kingdom's national collection of British art, and international modern and contemporary art.
Tavar Zawacki (born 1981) is an American abstract artist based in Berlin, Germany.
Tbilisi (თბილისი), in some countries also still named by its pre-1936 international designation Tiflis, is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River with a population of approximately 1.5 million people.
TEJN (born 1976) is a pseudonymous Danish artist, who began his artistic work as a street artist in 2007 and occasionally exhibits contemporary art in galleries.
Telephone tapping (also wire tapping or wiretapping in American English) is the monitoring of telephone and Internet conversations by a third party, often by covert means.
The Tenderloin is a neighborhood in downtown San Francisco, California, in the flatlands on the southern slope of Nob Hill, situated between the Union Square shopping district to the northeast and the Civic Center office district to the southwest.
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Secret of My Success (sometimes stylized as The Secret of My Succe$s) is a 1987 American comedy film produced and directed by Herbert Ross, and starring Michael J. Fox and Helen Slater.
The Sprout Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to funding various programs designed to increase civic engagement in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.
Thierry Noir is a French artist who is claimed to be the first street artist to paint the Berlin Wall.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario and the largest city in Canada by population, with 2,731,571 residents in 2016.
Tunisia (تونس; Berber: Tunes, ⵜⵓⵏⴻⵙ; Tunisie), officially the Republic of Tunisia, (الجمهورية التونسية) is a sovereign state in Northwest Africa, covering. Its northernmost point, Cape Angela, is the northernmost point on the African continent. It is bordered by Algeria to the west and southwest, Libya to the southeast, and the Mediterranean Sea to the north and east. Tunisia's population was estimated to be just under 11.93 million in 2016. Tunisia's name is derived from its capital city, Tunis, which is located on its northeast coast. Geographically, Tunisia contains the eastern end of the Atlas Mountains, and the northern reaches of the Sahara desert. Much of the rest of the country's land is fertile soil. Its of coastline include the African conjunction of the western and eastern parts of the Mediterranean Basin and, by means of the Sicilian Strait and Sardinian Channel, feature the African mainland's second and third nearest points to Europe after Gibraltar. Tunisia is a unitary semi-presidential representative democratic republic. It is considered to be the only full democracy in the Arab World. It has a high human development index. It has an association agreement with the European Union; is a member of La Francophonie, the Union for the Mediterranean, the Arab Maghreb Union, the Arab League, the OIC, the Greater Arab Free Trade Area, the Community of Sahel-Saharan States, the African Union, the Non-Aligned Movement, the Group of 77; and has obtained the status of major non-NATO ally of the United States. In addition, Tunisia is also a member state of the United Nations and a state party to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Close relations with Europe in particular with France and with Italy have been forged through economic cooperation, privatisation and industrial modernization. In ancient times, Tunisia was primarily inhabited by Berbers. Phoenician immigration began in the 12th century BC; these immigrants founded Carthage. A major mercantile power and a military rival of the Roman Republic, Carthage was defeated by the Romans in 146 BC. The Romans, who would occupy Tunisia for most of the next eight hundred years, introduced Christianity and left architectural legacies like the El Djem amphitheater. After several attempts starting in 647, the Muslims conquered the whole of Tunisia by 697, followed by the Ottoman Empire between 1534 and 1574. The Ottomans held sway for over three hundred years. The French colonization of Tunisia occurred in 1881. Tunisia gained independence with Habib Bourguiba and declared the Tunisian Republic in 1957. In 2011, the Tunisian Revolution resulted in the overthrow of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, followed by parliamentary elections. The country voted for parliament again on 26 October 2014, and for President on 23 November 2014.
Urban art is a style of art that relates to cities and city life often done by artists who live in or have a passion for city life.
Valencia, officially València, on the east coast of Spain, is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third-largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona, with around 800,000 inhabitants in the administrative centre.
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts (also referred to as VCU School of the Arts or simply VCUarts) is a public non-profit art and design school located in Richmond.
Vesterbro is one of the 15 administrative, statistical, and city tax districts (bydele) comprising the municipality of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Vhils (born 1987) is the tag name of Portuguese graffiti/street artist Alexandre Manuel Dias Farto.
Video design or projection design is a creative field of stagecraft.
Villeray is a neighbourhood in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The visual arts are art forms such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking, and architecture.
Warsaw (Warszawa; see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland.
Washington Project for the Arts, founded in 1975, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the support and aid of artists in the Washington, D.C. area.
Wheat paste (also known as flour paste, or simply paste) is a gel or liquid adhesive made from wheat flour or starch and water.
Williamsburg is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, bordering Greenpoint to the north; Bedford–Stuyvesant to the south; Bushwick, East Williamsburg, and Ridgewood, Queens to the east; and Fort Greene and the East River to the west.
Wooster Collective is a website founded in 2003 that showcases street art from around the world.
Yarn bombing (or yarnbombing) is a type of graffiti or street art that employs colourful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre rather than paint or chalk.
Yemen (al-Yaman), officially known as the Republic of Yemen (al-Jumhūriyyah al-Yamaniyyah), is an Arab sovereign state in Western Asia at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.
Yves Klein (28 April 1928 – 6 June 1962) was a French artist considered an important figure in post-war European art.
Zaragoza, also called Saragossa in English, is the capital city of the Zaragoza province and of the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain.
A zero-tolerance policy is one which imposes strict punishment for infractions of a stated rule, with the intention of eliminating undesirable conduct.
Zevs (born Christophe Aguirre Schwarz on 17 November 1977 in Saverne, France) is a French street artist, best known for his trademark "liquidation" technique.
108 (born 1978) is an Italian artist in the field of street art and contemporary art from Alessandria.
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