'Absolutely Brilliant': Local Street Artist Praises Banksy's $1.4M Sotheby's Shredding StuntBritish pop art provocateur Banksy stunned the art world Friday when one of his most iconic pieces "Girl With Balloon" went for a whopping $1.4 million at Sotheby's auction house in London. However, that was just the beginning.
'LABron' James Mural Vandalized, Restored With Minor Change, Possibly After Twitter User Offered $300 'To Anyone Who Destroys It'The paint on the LeBron James mural was barely dry when vandals took cans of paint to the homage, apparently by Lakers fans who feel slighted by the team's recent $154 million acquisition.
SoCal School Mural Depicting Donald Trump's Severed Head Penetrated By Spear Sparks Online FurorA woman claiming credit for the mural wrote on a TV station's Facebook page, "Thanks for the free advertising, if you need any [murals] let us know."
Google Builds On Street Art Project, Ensuring Scrubbed LA Murals Live OnNearly a year after the owner of a Venice building was sued for allegedly violating federal law by destroying the Brooks Avenue mural that served as the backdrop for a 1969 photo of The Doors, artists have secured a small victory, ensuring their work won't be so easily erased.
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Brooklyn Museum Cancels Graffiti Art Show Now Running In LABrooklyn Museum officials say they are canceling an upcoming exhibit of graffiti and street art because they can't afford to mount the show.
Street Art Exhibition Prompts Praise And ConcernIt's art from the streets that's been moved into the museum, and critics are going gaga over it.