street art festival, upfest UPFEST Street Art Festival in July

With over 250 artists selected from 642 applications to paint live through the weekend on the walls over Bedminster in Bristol, Upfest is considered to be the Europe’s largest live street art festival. World class painters and illustrators from over 20...

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POW WOW street art festival long beach POW! WOW! Long Beach: The Mural Festival

POW! – It’s the impact that art has on a person. WOW! – It’s reaction that art has on a viewer. After very successful festivals in Hawaii, Hong Kong and Taiwan, POW! WOW! festival is coming to Long Beach with a superb program and esteemed...

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bonhams london auction analysis Bonhams London – Prints and Multiples Auction Analysis

Art Auction Results, Collectors Tip |

A very good auction was seen at Bonhams London on the 3rd of June, 2015. Prints and Multiples Auction, although selling only 67.1 percent of offered lots, it managed to gather $352.257 and to top the sum of high estimates of sold lots for 16.6 percent. The...

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bonhams london auction analysis Bonhams London Prints And Multiples Auction In Details

Art Auction Results, Collectors Tip |

Please, scroll down to find out more about each lot that was auctioned at Bonhams London Prints And Multiples Auction – find out their estimated values, hammer prices and find out which lots weren’t sold. To stay up-to-date with auction analysis articles,...

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bonhams london auction analysis The Overview Of Bonhams London Prints And Multiples Auction

Art Auction Results, Collectors Tip |

Out of 252 lots offered at Bonhams London Prints and Multiples Auction, 169 were sold, or 67.1 percent of the lots. Fifty-nine lots, or 34.9 percent, were sold over high estimate as opposed to 16 lots, or 9.5 percent, sold under low estimate. In range of...

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street art city break 10 Street Art City Breaks: Where to Find The Best Street Art?

Graffiti & Street Art, Top Lists |

Cultural tourism is a concept that has been around for centuries. Starting with the pilgrimage in the Middle Ages and travels to Santiago de Compostela, Rome and Jerusalim which brought, besides the spiritual redemption, a cultural exchange. Later, during the...

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street art city break Sao Paulo – Induced With Color

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The metropolis of Sao Paulo is a leading centre of Brasilian street art, rivaled only by Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba. Since the mid-1980s, the local scene in that city has evolved into one of the most vital and artistically diverse street-art cultures in the...

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street art city break Buenos Aires – Temperamental Street Art

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The street art scene began in ernest in the dictatorship years, mostly through disguissed political commentary. That changed in the 90s, when President Carlos Menem stabilized the economy and middle class kids were hooked on MTV. They saw New York street art,...

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street art city break London – Banksy’s Playground

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For twenty-five years London has been subject to a beautiful onslaught of criminal activity, reprehensible to some, embraced by others, colorful, witty and provocative. Street art, phenomenon of the 1990s, developed from graffiti art, a phenomenon of 1980s,...

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street art city break Lodz – A Gem Hidden In Poland

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The city of Lodz in Poland is promoting the work of street artists from around the world as a way of creating a cultural re-invigoration of this city whose population is three quarters of a million. Begun in 2009, the Urban Forms Gallery has installed more...

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street art city break Paris – The Leader In The Emergence

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The French capital was a leader in the emergence of street art, starting in the 60s with pasted-up posters followed by the first stencil artists like Jef Aérosol emerging in the 1980s – much earlier than many other cities around the world. Aérosol’s...

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street art city break Bristol – Meet The Greatest Street Art Here

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While graffiti has traditionally been seen by local authorities as a menace and often as an indication of an area’s decline, the streets of Bristol have been filled over the past few years with an array of street art by those taking inspiration from the...

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street art city break Berlin – Europe’s Street Art Capital

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Street art in Berlin is a big industry. It’s not exactly legal, but the city’s title of UNESCO’s City of Design has kept local authorities from doing much to change what observers call the most bombed city in Europe. From the authorities’ point of...

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street art city break Philadelphia – The Mural Heaven

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Philadelphia, in addition to a robust contemporary graffiti scene, is notable for producing an artist who is commonly regarded as the godfather of modern graffiti, Darryl McCray. McCray, better known by his tagging moniker, Cornbread, is a graffiti artist who...

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street art city break Detroit – From Motor City To Graffiti City

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In the past three or four years, Detroit has become a spraycation spot for graffiti artists. Formerly known as the automotive capital of the world, the media now refers to the Motor City as a bankrupt ruin—a shadow of its former self. Thanks to the city’s...

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street art city break New York – Street Art Mecca

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Modern graffiti began in Philadelphia, in the 1960s. Shortly after the death of Charlie Parker (nicknamed Yardbird or Bird) in 1955, graffiti began appearing around New York with the words Bird Lives but it was not for about one and a half more decades that...

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widewalls podcast 2501 Widewalls Podcast #17: 2501

We have made it to our seventeenth edition of Widewalls Podcast series, and we are very happy that we had a chance to speak to one of the most prominent street artists from Italy – Milan’s finest 2501, who made it as our Artist of the week. After...

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widewalls artist of the week Artist Of The Week – 2501

Widewalls' artist of the week |

While we are waiting for the summer season of street art festivals to commence, one of the most active street artists really has no peace. Our artist of the week, 2501 is eager in his wish to conduct a research on the nature of art and his inner being and...

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