Bright murals greet visitors to poor Bolivian neighborhood

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A state-sponsored project in Bolivia is aiming to use urban art to capture some of the rich traditions of indigenous culture. The project involves adorning hom...

Songstress LaLa to kick off 2019 Yuguang Island Art Festival in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Yuguang Island Art Festival (漁光島藝術節) will kick off on March 30 and run through April 21, featuring 10 stunning beach art installations in Anping, Tainan. These...

International street art exhibition being held at the Mandarin Oriental Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mandarin Oriental Taipei is holding an international street art exhibition for the first time between Dec. 15, 2018 and Feb. 18, 2019. Entitled “ALL THE RAGE ...

Celebrate the festivities and enjoy gastronomic delights at Mandarin Oriental Taipei

Embrace the season’s celebratory spirit and fill your heart with the festive warmth and your holiday with Mandarin Oriental, Taipei’s specially curated offers and promotions in the most ma...

Argentines use murals to search for missing children

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Daiana Garnica's sparkling eyes catch the attention of many passers-by in Argentina's capital, where her face is painted on a wall in a plea for help to find the teenage...

Photo of the Day: Graffiti in Taipei riverside park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Graffiti mural in the photo above was captured on Sunday (April 8) in Taipei's Dajia Riverside Park 大佳河濱公園. Since 2005, the Taiwan government has opened up certain secti...

Street art museum opens in Berlin, a hub for the scene

BERLIN (AP) — Street art has a new, permanent home in Berlin. Works by urban artists from around the world have gone on show at the Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art in ...

Guinness Records to check newly unveiled Brazil graffiti

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The mayor of Rio de Janeiro says a newly unveiled graffiti painting will submitted to Guinness World Records for consideration as the largest work of its kind by a woman. ...

Modern-day revolution celebrated in Philadelphia street art

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Seeking to appeal to visitors more familiar with the words of "Game of Thrones" heroine Daenarys Targaryen than the writings of James Wilson, Philadelphia museums and historic site...

Sound engineer, attorney among Oakland fire victims

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A popular sound engineer, a young attorney and a woman described as a visionary were among the people killed in a fire that engulfed a dance party inside an Oakland warehouse. T...

Well-known visual artist among Oakland fire victims

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A well-known visual projection artist who toured the globe was among the 36 people killed in a fire that engulfed a dance party inside an Oakland warehouse. Fe...

Street art, not beaches, in Honolulu's Kakaako

HONOLULU (AP) -- Honolulu is famous for golden sand beaches and big waves. But the city's warehouse district, called Kakaako, is famous for a different sort of attraction. You won't find kitschy Hawai...