Street art

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Mapping Melbourne’s ‘ghost signs’: ‘It’s become an obsession – I know it sounds unhealthy!’
Melbourne is littered with old painted logos and signs for businesses and brands that are long gone – and they’re attracting big audiences on Instagram

Sian Cain

18, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘It’s been invisible’: Spanish artist brings embroidery to the streets
Valencian artist Raquel Rodrigo says her huge cross-stitch works adorning buildings are asserting a feminine art

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

12, Jan, 2023 @5:30 AM

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Glasgow considers legal graffiti walls amid street art renaissance
Council discussing how best to channel creativity as murals help transform many areas of city

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

05, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘It’s about having your tag everywhere’: why the art of Keith Haring is all around us
From Pandora rings to Uniqlo sweatshirts, it is hard to avoid the 80s graffiti artist’s designs. Such collaborations enable his charitable foundation to dish out millions in grants, but not everyone is happy

Lauren Cochrane

17, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Brussels tries to cool locals’ anger over ‘racist’ street murals – with QR codes
City authorities hope to soothe those who are ‘deeply shocked’ by the comic-strip trail of Belgium’s rich history

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

13, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Street smarts: educational guided walks across the UK
From architecture in London, street art in Belfast and city routes hosted by former homeless people, here are some of the most informative trails on offer

Alice O'Keeffe

31, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Rone takes over Flinders Street Station’s hidden ballroom: ‘It’s my biggest project yet’
The artist brings one of Melbourne’s legendary spaces to life with an immersive installation that places visitors inside a meticulously crafted story

Sian Cain

27, Oct, 2022 @3:09 AM

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France’s answer to Banksy: the anonymous street artist filling potholes with colourful mosaics
On the streets of European cities, colourful mosaics are popping up where once there were cracks and potholes. It’s all thanks to the enigmatic street artist Ememem…

Ian Phillips

11, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Ukraine’s ambassador to Australia calls for removal of ‘offensive’ mural of Russian and Ukrainian soldiers
Artist who painted Melbourne mural of soldiers hugging has apologised and said his intention was ‘to promote peace’

Nino Bucci

04, Sep, 2022 @9:39 AM

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‘Brilliant and ever-changing’: readers’ favourite street art in Europe
From Penge to Sardinia, exuberant street art makes neighbourhoods more vibrant and casts light on local history and culture – or just gives you a laugh

Guardian readers

11, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Guardian view on street art: on the rise in Leicester and beyond | Editorial
Editorial: The tallest mural in Europe, completed this week, is a welcome addition to a growing national portfolio


22, Jul, 2022 @5:04 PM

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Europe’s tallest piece of street art finished on Leicester tower block
Graffiti crew spent five weeks taking turns to dangle down 82-metre tower to paint mural celebrating city

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

18, Jul, 2022 @6:38 PM

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