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Shepard Fairey on Capitalism, Freedom, Selling Out, and What Makes Great Art
Shepard Fairey on Capitalism, Freedom, Selling Out, and What Makes Great Art

“I believe in capitalism with some checks to chill out the evil greedy element. Capitalism is a way for hard work to yield rewards.”

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Women Are Heroes: A Global Portrait of Strength in Hardship by French Guerrilla Artist-Activist JR
Women Are Heroes: A Global Portrait of Strength in Hardship by French Guerrilla Artist-Activist JR

Poignant and powerful portraits of physical and emotional survival amidst atrocity.

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Walls Notebook: Unleash Your Inner Graffiti Artist
Walls Notebook: Unleash Your Inner Graffiti Artist

Marking your urban territory without fear of handcuffs, or how to partake in graffiti culture sans spray can.

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The Medium is the Massage: Shepard Fairey + Marshall McLuhan
The Medium is the Massage: Shepard Fairey + Marshall McLuhan

Presaging the digital revolution by a half century, or what Telstar has to do with global wisdom.

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Urban Iran: A Rare Look at Iran’s Street Art Scene
Urban Iran: A Rare Look at Iran’s Street Art Scene

Presaging the Twitter revolution by way of graffiti.

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A Love Letter to the City
A Love Letter to the City

How artist Steve Powers made sign painting the voice of the community and the shared narrative of urban life.

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Nurturing Walls: Indian Women’s Stunning Tribal Art Tradition
Nurturing Walls: Indian Women’s Stunning Tribal Art Tradition

What baby birds and tattooed camels have to do with motherhood and the authenticity of public art.

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7 Essential Books on Street Art
7 Essential Books on Street Art

What Japan’s manhole covers have to do with Brazil’s favelas and the timeless tradition of Arabic calligraphy.

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Cement Eclipses: Tiny Street Art Sculptures by Isaac Cordal
Cement Eclipses: Tiny Street Art Sculptures by Isaac Cordal

What tiny people have to do with the sleepwalking hypnotism of urban routine.

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Arabic Graffiti: An Eastern Voice in the Global Street Art Dialogue
Arabic Graffiti: An Eastern Voice in the Global Street Art Dialogue

Diplomacy by way of street art, or what Gaza has to do with Banksy.

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