Graffiti and Street Art

Great design doesn’t just happen on paper. The history of street art stretches back to Pompeii, and it continues to have a prominent role in the political upheaval of the 21st century. Print is dedicated to finding amazing street art and graffiti art from New York City to Cairo. Covering the history of street art, we also look at stencils, posters, and more great DIY design.

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Buenos Aires’ Museum of the Streets

Victor Margolin takes us on a journey through the street art of Buenos Aires. From tango to politics and from murals to stencils, this is a visual and intellectual look at the art of this city.

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Keeping the Faith of Graffiti Art

With all its graffiti art, New York City itself is a canvas. A new exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York celebrates this eccentric art form.

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You Got A Problem?

The Wolfsonian Museum has launched its website Power of Design 2014: Complaints. As a lead-up to the event, the Wolfsonian is posting a poster-a-day on the Complaint Blog, which is also "populated" with other posts on the Museum's incredible holdings. I will post the complaint posters once week as they come off the press....

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In-Sourcing The Signs of India

The Daily Heller's roving global correspondent, Rick Meyerowitz recently returned from his third trip to India with a fistful of rupees and a camera stuffed with incredible photographs.

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Home Alone with Hanksy’s House Painters

Take a look at the newest work by New York and LA street art punster Hanksy: He and 43 invited street artists took over a four-story abandoned house on Manhattan's Lower East Side to make their art.

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City As Canvas: The Martin Wong Collection of New York Graffiti

  On February 5, 2014, the Museum of the City of New York will launch City As Canvas, an exhibit dedicated to the Martin Wong Collection. Wong, a painter in his own right, first started befriending graffiti writers in the early 1980s when he worked at Pearl Paints, recognizing and valuing the undeniable vibrancy...

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Mural Love

Typographer Pablo Medina completed a typographic mural in San Francisco that stands as a testament to the city's wellspring of love.

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Soviet Revolution Italian Style

Propaganda poster project aims to educate using digitally manipulated Soviet propaganda posters, where the original texts have been changed into new slogan.

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The Silent Lettering Revolution: Right to Left Exhibition

The modernising of Arabic and Persian script is a silent revolution explained the organizers of RIGHT-TO-LEFT in 2012 when they launched their initiative that focused on Middle East society via visual culture. It included an exhibition that might well be brought to the United States of over 40 artists and graphic designers with hundreds...

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Christian Acker Flips the Script on Graffiti

“We tap keyboards far more frequently than we touch pen to paper,” designer and author Christian Acker says in his introduction to Flip the Script: A Guidebook for Aspiring Vandals and Typographers (Ginko Press, 2013). “Graffiti may well be the last great execution of highly practiced penmanship in popular culture.” Flip the Script seeks...