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The New York Post has obtained footage of a group of subway vandals that has been train-surfing, trespassing into abandoned stations, breaking into subway cars, meddling with MTA signage, and more. The Post insinuated that the group may be affiliated with teen Keyshawn Brown, who was arrested in April for causing an explosion on the […]

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Creepytings, the young, Instagram-happy street artist, came to the world’s attention last week for painting some of America’s most beloved national parks, and now she’s reportedly cooperating with the authorities who are investigating the case. Redditors have been credited with helping to track down the young woman, whose real name is reportedly Casey Nocket. According […]

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A “vandal” has stepped in and taken artistic liberty with one of Banksy’s latest works and it’s kinda clever in a sophomoric sort of way. Local police in Kent, England say — without irony — that they are looking for the person who illegally drew a big penis on Banksy’s illegal piece, which originally depicted […]

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A California man plead guilty this week to charges that he defaced works illegally painted by superstar street artist Banksy in Park City, Utah. David William Noll,36, admitted to vandalizing two pieces that were painted during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, when Banksy’s documentary Exit Through The Gift Shop debuted. At the time, officials in Park City […]

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In a disturbingly Orwellian display of double speak, 36-year-old Rosella Best was arrested by the police and charged by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office with a hate crime for equating the NYPD to Nazis. Ms. Best vandalized a police car with “NAZIS=NYPD” along with a 卐, and other messages. When police arrested Ms. Best, she loudly […]

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Notorious artist Istvan Kantor strikes again, vandalizing a wall inside the Whitney’s perfect Jeff Koons retrospective with an X of his own blood yesterday. The Hungarian-born Canadian artist first started his “Blood Campaign” in 1979. With the latest action, Kantor passed out Jeff Koons-addressed artist statements for The Gift… …a surprise addition to your monumental exhibition and a sign of my high esteem […]

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The Museum of the City of New York’s current exhibit “City As Canvas” features photography of graffiti from the 70′s and 80′s and the work of artists such AS Keith Haring and Lee Quiñones. The show has been up since February, but Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is still angry about it, the Wall Street Journal reports. “I […]

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Several paintings and sculptures inside the Metropolitan Opera house at Lincoln Center have been spray-painted with obscenities, the NYPD says, suspecting an inside job motivated by labor disputes. “There was little or no permanent damage,” said a spokesperson for the Metropolitan Opera stated. “The New York City Police department is investigating.” Cops have also stated that the vandalism doesn’t […]

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“I made a mistake,” Vladimir Umanets wrote in The Guardian this week. In October 2012, Umanets had written his name and “a potential piece of Yellowism” in black marker on Mark Rothko’s Black on Maroon at the Tate Modern in London, causing $300,000 worth of damage to the $8-$15 million painting. Though he denied being a vandal from the start, qualifying his […]

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Michael Setiawan, a former member of New York’s finest, was arrested Sunday and charged with spray painting anti-Semitic messages all over Borough Park, Brooklyn — a heavily Orthodox Jewish neighborhood. Seitawan left the NYPD in 2007 and has been arrested six times since then, through previous charges against him have been sealed. The New York […]

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