Chicago’s Pizza In The Rain Celebrates Year-Long ‘Landscapes’ Project With Exhibition

We’ve covered Chicago’s PITR and his ambitious street work in the past, and his latest endeavor ups the ante again. We have high expectations for this artist, especially after the magnificent “Paper Portraits” in 2016 and incredible 9 month collaborative project “Good Example” in 2017.   Originally launched in October 2018 and ending this month

E. LEE Brings Back Wile E Coyote In Chicago

It’s always fun to check in on Chicago based artist E. LEE to see what he’s got up his sleeve, and his latest piece is a stunner! E. has “worked with” the dastardly Wile E Coyote before (https://streetartnews.net/2017/06/e-lees-entices-us-with-free-bird-seed-in-chicago.html) but this latest wall on Chicago’s Five Star Bar takes things to another level. E. LEE tells

Brazil’s Cris Rodrigues paints ‘American Dream’ near Chicago

Brazilian artist Cris Rodrigues is spending some time in the US and from the looks of it he’s been busy! Previously Cris’ work has been featured in streets all around the world including Brazil, Japan, several European destinations, Miami, and now the Chicagoland area. The artist recently stopped in Round Lake, IL area to work

Coverage: Croydon Rise Festival

For the past few weeks, Croydon, a city located south of London, has been launching the first edition of the yearly Croydon Rise Festival, a celebration of UK and international urban art. Curated by @Monoprixx, @Wherethereswalls and RISEGallery, this celebration is rapidly becoming London’s largest international urban art festival with some of the world’s leading urban

JEKS Pays Tribute To Mac Miller In Greensboro NC

Rap artist Mac Miller passed away last week at 26 years old, nearly one month to the date of release of his latest album “Swimming” Mac was a rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer leaves behind an impressive catalog of music and a legion of fans. In Greensboro, NC JEKS has paid tribute with this mural.

New Works from E. LEE in Chicago & Bloomington, IL

Chicago based American Artist E. LEE has stayed busy this season with two new street works. The first, titled “Mounted”, is 12 x 35 feet and located in Bloomington, Illinois. E. LEE tells us “Two years ago I had a vision of big gold frames all in a row, with horses sticking their heads out

New Work By Kobra Pays Tribute To Vivian Maier In Chicago

World renowned Brazilian artist Kobra returned to Chicago Illinois this month. Kobra last visited Chicago to create his acclaimed 10-story Muddy Waters mural as part of Big Walls 2016 – a mural festival facilitated by Columbia College and The Wabash Arts Corridor . Having come back to Chicago for the well-publicized mural dedication on June

Artist Interview: Blek Le Rat

Blek Le Rat (born Xavier Prou) has been painting on walls longer than most reading this article have been alive. He’s influenced generations of graffiti writers, street/urban artists, and vandals all around the world. He studied fine art and architecture at Beaux-Arts in Paris, but the the confines of a studio or classroom couldn’t contain