Draw The Line is Southern Italy’s highly acclaimed graffiti and street art festival gathering artists from all over the world to the serene town of Campobasso, set in the mountains. This years’ edition brought talent that included Dado Ferri (Bologna) and Antonello “Macs” (Abruzzo) to transform walls into public masterpieces. It also led Northern-Italian artist …

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The founders of ASHEKMAN, two identical twin brothers Omar & Mohamed Kabbani recently finished a massive calligraffiti project in North Lebanon that makes a powerful political statement about unity. Titled Operation Salam, they painted the word PEACE (سلام) in Arabic across 85 rooftops that can only be seen from the sky. About Operation Salam Located …

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On October 7th, Catherine Coudert and Galerie Saint Laurent presented ‘Matière Noire’, international street artist Gonzalo Borondo’s biggest exhibition to date. The opening brought hundreds of visitors to the heart of Marseille’s famous antique Marché aux Puces, one of the largest markets in Europe. Curated by Carmen Main, the show is co-produced by Gonzalo Borondo …

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Portugal is known for its gorgeous beaches, sensational cuisine and cathedrals that look like they came out of a fairy-tale. However, many are unaware of the urban creativity bursting throughout the central region. Cities like Covilhã, Viseu, Estarreja and Figueira da Foz are brimming with colorful murals. In fact, for the recent ESTAU (Urban Art …

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The 12+1 Project is an exciting year-long event that’s organized by the Contorno Urbano Foundation in L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, just southwest of Barcelona. Each month brings a new talent to paint a mural and leave their imprint on the city. Its newest edition, comes from the Spanish artist Miquel Wert who created a hypnotic and …

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You might not think, but Finland is flourishing with urban art. Local and international artists are gathering to transform Helsinki’s historic neighborhoods into a colorful oasis. Recently, the US-based artist Pat Perry joined Fintan Magee (Australia) and Apolo Torres (Brazil) in the city for the second edition of the UPEART urban art festival. A project …

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Paris is an archaic city filled with breathtaking architecture and monuments. About an hour outside the city center in Grand Paris Sud, you’ll also uncover a stunning array of vastly growing street-art. Developed in 2015 by the Grand Paris Sud Seine-Essonne-Sénart conurbation, the Wall Street Art Festival has become an annual event that celebrates modern …

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At this years’ annual FestiWall in Ragusa, Italy, Sebas Velasco painted a new mural titled “Il Suonatore Gino.” Now in its third year, the week-long festival includes live music, installations, street-art and workshops. It inspired the Spanish artist to pay homage to the musical and cultural ambiance that emulates the people and its city. It …

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The Swiss duo NEVERCREW recently visited the historic city Kiev to add to the ever-growing culture of vibrant street-art that’s developed over the last few years. Through the Art United Us project, their recent mural “Encumbering Machine” is a marvelous and compelling addition to the Ukrainian capital’s booming urban art district.  About The Mural In a …

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