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Lindsey

An advocate for art in the public space, Lindsey is ArtAround's director and the Digital Content Editor for Art21, non-profit producers of films about contemporary art. She holds a BA in journalism and art history from NYU and an MS in the history of art & design from Pratt Institute, where she wrote her master's thesis on street art theory.

Posts by Lindsey

Judge Awards 5Pointz Artists $6.75 Million in Landmark Ruling

Yesterday a Brooklyn judge ruled for the first time that graffiti can be protected under law: Developer Jerry Wolkoff has been ordered to pay $6.75 million in damages for the destruction of 45 artworks at 5Pointz.

Invader Responds to “Uproar” Caused by Bhutanese Invasion

In his only English-language interview on the subject, Invader shares his perspective on the “uproar” caused by his recent invasion in Bhutan.

San Francisco Artist fnnch Invents New Form of Legal Street Art...

Taking advantage of a loophole in San Francisco's Public Works Code, last weekend fnnch invented a new form of legal street art: sign bombing.

Banksy’s Latest Work Pokes Fun at a Permanently Raised Drawbridge with...

Banksy's latest work engages Hull's past and future in the playful critique of a drawbridge that's been permanently raised since 1994.

Taking the Gallery to the Streets: Spacejunk’s Director on the First...

Spacejunk art center director Alban Morlot shares the motivation behind their first-ever Points de Vue Street Art Week in Bayonne, France.

80-Year Old Wooden Escalator Transformed into an M. C. Escher Public...

Australian artist Chris Fox transformed a 1931 wooden escalator into public sculpture that brings M. C. Escher to a Sydney train station.

Announcing ArtAround’s First Online Communities: Ambassadors & Allies

This Giving Tuesday, ArtAround is launching two online communities aimed at keeping our global database of art online and growing throughout 2018 and beyond. Join us!

Brooklyn Jury Rules Graffiti is Art of “Recognized Stature”

For the first time ever yesterday, a Brooklyn jury ruled that graffiti can be considered art of "recognized stature."

Banksy Holds a Satirical Centennial Celebration of the Balfour Declaration

Banksy held a mock celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, but the event was protested by Palestinians who thought the stunt was in poor taste.

Parees Fest Brings 10 New Murals to Oviedo, Spain

Ten new murals created as part of Parees Fest in Oviedo, Spain last month are all on the ArtAround map.