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Philly DJ Mural Project to Include Block Parties, Free RJD2 Show, and New Shepard Fairey Mural at 12th and Chestnut

The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program announced a new initiative that will combine public art with Philly’s DJ history. The year-long “Philly DJ Mural […]

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David Lynch Hates Mural Arts’ Latest

David Lynch may love him some Federal Donuts, but one thing he is not a fan of is the new Mural Arts project, the annoyingly […]

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Tags Removed From Fishtown Shepard Fairey Mural

On Monday I shared some snapshots that showed the new Shepard Fairey mural in Fishtown tagged with white spray paint. Graffiti artists appeared to have climbed […]

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Is This Why We Can’t Have Nice Things?

Photo from here. New Shepard Fairey Fishtown Mural Tagged [Ticket]

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New Shepard Fairey Fishtown Mural Tagged [UPDATED]

Philadelphia Redditors picked up on a few Instagrams that show the new Shepard Fairey mural in Fishtown tagged with white spray paint. For some reason […]

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Shepard Fairey Afterparty at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Shepard Fairey was in town last week for the dedication of Lotus Diamond, a mural he did in partnership with the Mural Arts Program on […]

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Here’s What the Shepard Fairey Mural in Fishtown Looks Like Today

Artist Shepard Fairey has begun working on his new mural that’s going up this week on a building at 1228 Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. The mural, […]

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Shepard Fairey Working On New Mural Right Now on Frankford Avenue [UPDATED]

Obey Giant just Instagrammed this photo of a new Shepard Fairey mural that’s underway on a building at 1228 Frankford Avenue. The caption simply reads, “Something new […]

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New Mural Illuminates Backside of Union Transfer

Tomorrow afternoon Union Transfer is hosting a ceremony to dedicate a gorgeous new mural that now adorns its backside. The work, called Amplify, was created by […]

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PHOTO: Kurt Vile Mural Restored

Last week — to the horror of city art fans — we reported that DJ Lee Mayjahs (aka “The Buffman”) took a paint roller brush to  Steve […]

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Fishtown Buffer Turns Into Meme: No Art in the City is Safe!

It’s like a story out of a really bad independent movie (filmed on, like, no budget): random man decides to paint over what he thinks […]

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Kurt Vile Mural Randomly Buffed; Instagramers Catch Culprit In Action

UPDATE (6/29/14, 2:30 PM): The alleged buffer posted a response to our article, essentially apologizing for his actions.  A portion of his comments follows (see full comment […]

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PHOTOS: First Look at Outdoor Installation Along Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor

A while back we told you about “psychylustro,” a major project by Berlin-based artist Katharina Grosse and Mural Arts that seeks to decorate Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor railway with enormous, […]

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Inga Saffron vs. Mural Arts: The T-Shirt Edition

This year marks the Mural Arts Program (MAP)’s 30th anniversary, and it should surprise no one that the Inquirer‘s Inga Saffron — a longtime critic […]

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Black Thought Teams With Mural Arts to Honor Dr. Shawn “Air Smooth” White

The Roots MC Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter is teaming with Mural Arts on a new project honoring hip-hop musician and Philly HIV advocate Dr. Shawn […]