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Conrad Benner on Why Philly Is a Special Place for Public Art and 6 Artists You Need to Know

If you geek out about murals and wheat-paste posters and graffiti, you know Conrad Benner. The Fishtown native’s Streets Dept blog has been a resource […]

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This Philly Artist Is Leaving Paintings for People in Random Places Just Because

Old City resident Megan Young wasn’t sure what to think when an oil painting turned up in the lobby of her building in June. Her […]

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One of Philly’s Best Street Artists Helped This Guy Propose

As the sun slowly emerges from winter’s tight grip, spring-y proposals start popping up all over our lovely city. On one of the first few […]


Takin’ It to the Streets: The Philadelphian’s Guide to Street Art

The Philadelphia Street Artists Worth Following Right Now Seen a cool piece of street art around Philly lately? Check out the artists (and their work) […]

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Philly Artist Joe Boruchow Calls Out Trump, Rizzo With Latest Work

Editor’s Note: Since publication, it has come to our attention that the language in the top half of the original version of this post was […]

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Street Artist WRDSMTH Drops New Typewriter Stencils in Fishtown and Kensington

L.A.-based street artist WRDSMTH was in Philadelphia yesterday, where he left behind a couple of his iconic typewriter stencils in Fishtown and Kensington. The works […]

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Philly Blogger Curates Amazon’s First Series of Artist Prints

Over the weekend, Amazon launched an online gallery showcasing limited-edition prints from seven international street artists. They’ll be available for purchase starting December 7th. This is […]

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The Illicit Draw of Graffiti Pier

Click to read more stories from this week’s Philadelphia Sunday. Not a subscriber? Sign up for free! THE MEN ARE MOSTLY dressed in black. Some wear […]

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WATCH: Street Artist MOMO Discusses His Two New Philadelphia Murals

It finished without much fanfare, which is funny, because street artist MOMO‘s new mural on the north-facing wall of the Sonesta Hotel is the tallest in […]

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A Turning Point for Mural Arts

After more than 30 years in Philadelphia, the ambitious Mural Arts Program has racked up its share of hits and misses, as we’ve dutifully chronicled. […]

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Robert Indiana’s AMOR Sculpture Unveiled on Art Museum Steps

Going with the idea of our city being on a world stage while Pope Francis and the World Meeting of Families are in town this week, […]

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PHOTOS: Check Out the Phillies Mural Being Dedicated This Weekend

After years of planning and painting, Mural Arts’ Phillies mural is finally set to be dedicated in a ceremony this Saturday — and we’re all […]

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North Philly Bill Cosby Mural Defaced, Finally Painted Over for Good

The 2008 Father’s Day mural in North Philly featuring Bill Cosby situated prominently among world leaders like Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr. was recently defaced […]

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Street Artist JR Putting Massive Mural on Philly’s Graham Building

Last week I told you about French street artist JR coming to Philly to host a free movie night at the Graham Building, but it […]

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Superstar Street Artist JR Hosting Free Movie Night in Philly Next Week

French street artist JR, who is known the world over for his stunning black-and-white photographic murals, is coming to Philadelphia next week to host a free […]