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The latest happenings from BEYOND THE STREETS and our family of artists, including events, exhibition openings, stories and articles from the worlds of graffiti and street art.

NEWS & MEDIA

The New York Times - ‘Beyond the Streets’ Embraces the Sprawling World of Graffiti

An epically scaled exhibition flaunts the art form’s pioneers as well as its provocateurs.

In Brooklyn, A Massive Exhibition Celebrates 50 Years Of Graffiti And Street Art

BY DAVID ALM Article originally published June 29, 2019 on Forbes CES, at BEYOND THE STREETS in Brooklyn DAN BRADICA When the graffiti historian Roger Gastman first began envisioning an exhibit...

PBS NEWSHOUR - 'Beyond the Streets' exhibit showcases street art

Graffiti is still often affiliated with blight on city streets. But a new exhibit in New York City called "Beyond the Streets" may help change some of those negative connotations, with wo...

Beyond The Streets featured on CBS Sunday Morning News

What was once a symbol of New York's 'bad old days' is now being celebrated. Serena Altschul reports on "Beyond the Streets," the largest exhibition of graffiti and street art...

ABC 7 NY - Brooklyn art exhibit features beauty of graffiti

An exhibition on display in Williamsburg features the kind of artwork you'd once only find on buildings and trains. Actress Rosie Perez opened Beyond the Streets, an effort that was curated in ...

A Brooklyn Exhibition Flaunts Street Art’s Influence

Works by Shepard Fairey, Futura, Jenny Holzer, Takashi Murakamiand about 150 others are included in “Beyond the Streets New York,” a graffiti and street art exhibition that is opening in Williamsbu...

From Vandals to Vanguards, This Exhibition Shows the Evolution of Graffiti Artists

Graffiti art has grown up. This decades-long evolution from vandalism to a respected art form is chronicled in the new behemoth exhibition “Beyond the Streets,” which showcases over 1,000 works by ...

How spray paint, ego and activism turned graffiti into an art form

Martha Cooper remembers the moment she started seeing graffiti as something more than “a random act of vandalism.” It was in the late ’70s, when a young boy showed Cooper — then a New York Post pho...

Exploring The Power Of Street Art With The Legendary Roger Gastman

I know Roger Gastman from his magazine “While You Were Sleeping.” They did an article about me sometime in the early 2000s. But more than that, we were always sort of in the same orbit. When I was ...

Beyond Banksy: This Massive LA Exhibition Dramatically Expands the Story of Graffiti

Article originally published on www.artnet.com Walking through “Beyond the Streets,” the sprawling, adventurous show of diverse work by street artists housed in a 40,000-square-foot warehouse nor...

Street Art: Love It or Hate It

If you saw or heard of graffiti art 50 years ago, it was considered to be a blight of the city streets. But now, decades later, it’s quite a different story. Thanks to such artists as Keith Haring ...