A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other large permanent surface. A distinguishing characteristic of mural painting is that the architectural elements of...
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Who is Banksy?
Banksy is perhaps the most mysterious and subversive artist alive, for years people have been trying to figure out who's behind these works. Like us on Facebook: ...
CNN - Banksy painting 'self-destructs' moments after being sold for $1.4 million at auction
"Going, going, gone...": This Banksy painting "self-destructed" moments after being sold for $1.4 million at auction
Real life watercolor art
It brings a whole new meaning to "catching a wave."
Cave Walls Record Early Encounters Between Old World And New
Archaeologists discover Spanish names, Christian symbols on Caribbean island visited by Columbus in 1494.
Report: Ominous Graffiti Was Scribbled On The Bottom Of The Crashed EgyptAir Flight
Ominous graffiti reading "We will bring this plane down" in Arabic was written underneath the EgyptAir jet that crashed en route from Paris to Cairo on Thursday morning, The New York Times reported on...
What does the Trump/Putin kiss really mean?
A mural showing Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in a tight clinch has gone viral this week. Kelly Grovier looks at what it says about their relationship.
Banksy: Geographic profiling 'proves' artist really is Robin Gunningham, according to scientists
“Geographic profiling”, a technique used to catch serial criminals, has proved that the elusive artist Banksy really is Robin Gunningham, according to academic research. Scientists at Queen Mary Un...
Banksy's New Artwork Criticises Use Of Teargas In Calais Refugee Camp
Artwork featuring young girl from Les Misérables appeared on French embassy in London following reports CS gas was used to clear parts of the camp. The artwork, which depicts a young girl from the fil...
A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the World
The discovery in a remote part of Indonesia has scholars rethinking the origins of art—and of humanity
Banksy's Dismaland Art Installment Closes But Lives On As A Refugee Shelter.
"You have no control over whether your destiny is to be an asylum seeker or a western super-power." Upon its opening earlier this summer in the English town of Weston-super-Mare, the park/art installm...
Photos: Shepard Fairey's First NYC Solo Show In Five Years Opens In Chelsea
Shepard Fairey, one of the most famous and successful street artists in the world, spent four hours out on the gallery floor last night for the opening of his first NYC solo show in five years. Fairey...
Banksy Donates 150k Angel Sculpture to Bristol Museum
The work is attracting a new generation of museum goer Bristol has had a love-hate relationship with Banksy since he began stencilling on the city's walls near
2:12 on Vimeo
2:12 is one many street artists that will be featured in the upcoming documentary 'Stick 'Em Up!' check out more of 2:12's work here ->…
Banksy's Dismaland park: shocking, funny, extraordinary
Clandestine street artist Banksy opens a theme park like no other. Inside a derelict lido in Weston-super-Mare, Dismaland features migrant boats, a dead princess and Banksy's trademark dark humour.
Fresco (plural frescos or frescoes) is a technique of mural painting executed upon freshly-laid, or wet lime plaster. Water is used as the vehicle for the pigment to merge with the plaster, and with t...
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The Last Supper (Leonardo)
The Last Supper (Italian: Il Cenacolo or L'Ultima Cena) is a late 15th-century mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan. It is one of ...
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Sistine Chapel ceiling
The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is a cornerstone work of High Renaissance art.The ceiling is that of the Sistine Chapel, the large papal chapel built within ...
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The Last Judgment (Michelangelo)
12°27′15″E / 41.90278°N 12.45417°E / 41.90278; 12.45417The Last Judgment, or The Last Judgement (Italian: Il Giudizio Universale), is a fresco by the Italian Renaissance...
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The Loves of the Gods (Carracci)
The Loves of the Gods is a monumental fresco cycle, completed by the Bolognese artist Annibale Carracci and his studio, in the Farnese Gallery which is located in the west wing of the Palazzo Farnese...
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The Last Supper (Leonardo da Vinci)
The Last Supper (Italian: Il Cenacolo or L'Ultima Cena) is a late 15th-century mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci in the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan. It is one of ...
The Last Supper (Leonardo da Vinci) - Wikipedia
Brancacci Chapel
The Brancacci Chapel (in Italian, "Cappella dei Brancacci") is a chapel in the Church of Santa Maria del Carmine in Florence, central Italy. It is sometimes called the "Sistine Chapel of the early Ren...
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Magi Chapel
The Magi Chapel is the chapel in the Palazzo Medici Riccardi of Florence, Italy. Its wall are almost entirely covered by a famous cycle of frescoes by the Renaissance master Benozzo Gozzoli, painted i...
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Niccoline Chapel
The Niccoline Chapel (Italian: Cappella Niccolina) is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. It is especially notable for its fresco paintings by Fra Angelico (1447–1451) and his assistants...
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Villa of the Mysteries
The Villa of the Mysteries or Villa dei Misteri is a well preserved ruin of a Roman Villa which lies some 400 metres northwest of Pompeii, southern Italy.
Although covered with metres of ash and o...
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Villa Boscoreale
Villa Boscoreale is an ancient Roman villa located in the town of Boscoreale, about one and a half kilometers north of Pompeii, southeast of Vesuvius, in Campania, southern Italy. This area was a hun...
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Matris Domini Monastery
The Matris Domini Monastery is an enclosed female monastery which hosts the museum of the same name, situated in the lower part of the Italian city of Bergamo. It houses a museum featuring several me...
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Scrovegni Chapel
The Scrovegni Chapel (Italian: ''Cappella degli Scrovegni'', also known as the Arena Chapel), is a church in Padua, Veneto, Italy. It contains a fresco cycle by Giotto, completed about 1305, that ...
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