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The Shed Has Big Ambitions for New York City – CityLab

If The Shed remains committed to its lofty goals, Hudson Yards may soon provide real accessibility and a sorely needed sense of inclusion. Source: The...

Inside the Craze for KAWS: How a New Jersey Graffiti Artist Achieved Art-Market Domination Without Following Any of the Rules | artnet News

Ahead of Art Basel Hong Kong, where the artist is omnipresent, we uncover the forces behind his meteoric rise. Source: Inside the Craze for KAWS:...

San Pedro Creek Culture Park

How and why did this park come to be? Here’s the story:When the first Spanish explorers arrived and beheld San Pedro Creek centuries ago,...

Portraits of Hope Receives Official Green Light for Major Los Angeles Project!

Portraits of Hope has just received official approval to pursue an unprecedented public art and civic initiative that will involve more than 12,000 children...

A Christmas Mural From Bansky Inspired an Art Dealer to Open the UK’s First Street Art Center in an Industrial Welsh Town | artnet...

Art dealer John Brandler is in preliminary talks with the local city council of Port Talbot about the new art hub. Source: A Christmas Mural From...

Can NIMBYs Fight for Justice?

In a post-Katrina New Orleans, neighborhood associations increased their political power to promote or suppress development. But to whose benefit? Source: Can NIMBYs Fight for Justice?

An Architecture Firm Is Raising Money to Build a Gold Prototype for Trump’s Border Wall Around Mar-a-Lago | artnet News

Chicago architecture firm New World Design, which has launched a GoFundMe campaign to build President Donald Trump’s US-Mexico border wall. Source: An Architecture Firm Is Raising Money...

Michael Ford on the Hip Hop Architecture Camp

Join Next City for our next online seminar with guest presenter Michael Ford, AIA, creator of the Hip Hop Architecture Camp, on Wednesday, January...

Want $1,000 in Bitcoin? All You Have to Do Is Solve the Riddle in This French Street Artist’s Mural | artnet News

The French street artist Pascal “PBOY” Boyart has turned his latest work into a puzzle hiding a prize—but you have to find the mural first. Source:...

St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice Has Aged “20 Years in a Day” After Major Flooding

Last October’s flood submerged Venice under more than five feet of seawater. The city’s streets were a disaster, and they’re blaming the Italian government...

Breaking away from the white cube | Art Basel

Following recent eruptions around museums’ treatment of race, class, gender, and more, writer and editor Brian Droitcour looks back at how artists and curators...

Social Equity Becomes a Top Priority

A look at three large-scale urban projects that are repurposing industrial infrastructure and how social equity is an important priority in creating these innovative...