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Ukraine cops foil group trying to steal Banksy mural from Kyiv wall

Police thwarted an attempt to steal a mural painted by enigmatic British street artist Banksy from a wall on the outskirts of Kyiv, officials said. The painting, an image of a person in a gas mask and nightgown holding a fire extinguisher, went missing Friday after thieves removed it from the wall of a war-battered home, Kyiv governor Oleksiy Kuleba said in a Telegram post. “A group of people tried to steal a Banksy mural. They cut out the work from the wall of a house destroyed by the Russians,” Kuleba said. The artwork was recovered by Kyiv police, who arrested eight people...
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Ukraine authorities detain eight people over theft of Banksy mural outside Kyiv

Eight people have been detained over the theft of a mural painted by the elusive British street artist Banksy from a wall on the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukrainian authorities said. The stencil image of a person in a nightgown and gas mask holding a fire extinguisher, next to the charred remains of a window in the town of Hostomel, went missing on Friday, they said.
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City of San Antonio Debuts Two New Murals by Trio of Latina Artists

Earlier this week, the City of San Antonio’s Departments of Arts & Culture and Parks & Recreation announced the completion of two large-scale murals at the Ramirez Community Center in the southwest part of the city. The murals, Motivated Community and Joyful Momentum, mark the first time the City...
SAN ANTONIO, TX
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Group caught while allegedly trying to steal Banksy mural in Ukraine

Authorities in Ukraine have detained a group of people who allegedly tried to steal a mural by renowned graffiti artist Banksy from the wall of a building that was damaged by Russian shelling. The mural, which shows a woman wearing a gas mask and carrying a fire extinguisher, was "ruthlessly...
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Comic-Con’s community mural at December Nights!

Creativity is always welcome at December Nights in Balboa Park! I could clearly see this, as I periodically checked out some tables hosted by San Diego’s very cool Comic-Con Museum. Everybody and anybody was invited to grab some paint and help color in a community mural. Actually, there appeared...
SAN DIEGO, CA
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Native Artists to Amplify Downtown West Palm Seashore Public Areas

Courtesy of West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority. The West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and the West Palm Beach Arts & Entertainment District will task local artists with amplifying and enhancing downtown West Palm Beach’s mural and public art experiences. The organizations will issue two requests for proposals on Monday, September 21, for art ideas for the ”canvases,” which consist of twelve utility boxes throughout the district and a mural on the west-facing wall between Rivales Taqueria and Duffy’s on Olive Ave.
WEST PALM BEACH, FL
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Checking in on the Bowery mural wall

How the mural wall is looking here this morning on Houston at the Bowery. As previously noted, people had been tagging the motorcycle mural by David Flores, the last commissioned art for the space. This prompted Jessica Goldman Srebnick, co-chair of Goldman Properties and curator of this wall, to issue...

OKC Thunder helps diverse artists score opportunity with Fresh Paint: OKC NYE Mural Project

In a corner of the Oklahoma City Farmers Public Market, color and culture are starting to sweep across a series of 8-foot-by-8-foot panels. "It's a big deal to go this large. ... If you're used to creating work at a smaller scale, just the mechanical aspects of translating it to a larger mural is something to learn," said Helen Opper, co-chair of the Fresh Paint: OKC NYE Mural Project committee, while watching this year's participants paint their murals on a November evening.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
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Ukraine detains 8 over Banksy mural theft

Ukraine has detained eight people over the theft from a wall in the Kyiv suburbs of a mural painted by elusive British street artist Banksy, the authorities said. The stencil image of a person in a nightgown and gas mask holding a fire extinguisher next to the charred remains of a window in the town of Gostomel went missing on Friday, they said.
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Thieves try to steal Banksy mural from battle-scarred Ukraine wall

A work of art by the elusive street artist Banksy has been ripped from a wall in Ukraine. Thieves cut out the mural of a woman in a gas mask and holding a fire extinguisher from its position on the side of a scorched building in Hostomel, near Kyiv, on Friday.
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