Underground street art in old Roman soap factory

An abandoned soap factory in Rome hosts the underground murals of French street artist Seth and is open 24/7. "Otto!" hissed the wide-eyed little girl, chasing after her labrador through a gap in the...

Rome unveils Europe's largest eco-friendly mural

Massive "smog-eating" mural painted in Rome's Ostiense district. A mural covering 1,000 sqm of the façade of a seven-storey building in Rome has become Europe's largest mural created with anti-pollut...

Salvini depicted in Rome street art

Sirante strikes again with Salvini mural in Rome. A street art poster depicting Italy's deputy premier Matteo Salvini as the Penitent St Peter by Baroque master Guercino appeared on the night of 27 S...

Street artist Blu strikes again in Rome

Blu confronts themes of ostentation and narcissism with Rome mural featuring bling-laden Venus and David. The celebrated Bolognese street artist Blu has created a giant mural  in Rome's eastern Quart...

Lucy McLauchlan mural at Rome's Campo Testaccio

Forgotten Project commissions Rome mural by British artist. Forgotten Project has unveiled a new Rome mural by the English street artist Lucy McLauchlan outside the abandoned Campo Testaccio, the leg...

Seagull seeks job at Rome's rubbish agency

Maupal street art in Rome's Ostiense area depicts giant seagull with CV.A street art poster featuring a giant seagull with curriculum vitae clenched in its beak was affixed to a wall on Via Campo Boar...

Rome police remove political street art

Rome mural by Sirante featured Berlusconi, Salvini and Di Maio.Rome police have removed a mural featuring Silvio Berlusconi, Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio, portrayed playing cards in period costume...

Rome mural of Salvini and Di Maio kissing

Another mural in central Rome depicts Meloni holding a refugee child. Two controversial murals have appeared overnight in central Rome: one depicts a kiss between political rivals Matteo Salvini, lea...

My Dog Sighs unveils mural in Rome

Forgotten Project unveils Trastevere mural by British street artist. My Dog Sighs’ artwork for Forgotten Project, entitled I still remember how it was before, was inaugurated on 17 March outside the...

British street artists in Rome for Forgotten Project

First of four British artists begins mural in Rome's Trastevere district. My Dog Sighs is the first of four well-known British street artists to participate in the second edition of Forgotten, an urb...

The story of Wanted in Rome's February cover

Mystery surrounded the identity of the Rome artist behind the saintly Einstein poster.  Selecting covers for our magazine is often a random process. Sometimes they are submitted by galleries, sometim...

Street art in Rome

Rome's reputation as an important street art capital continues to grow with new murals by important Italian and international street artists being added all the time. Most of the works are located in...

Caravaggio street art at Rome hospital

Ravo spray-paints homage to Caravaggio at Gemelli hospital. Italian street artist Andrea Ravo Mattoni is recreating The Seven Works of Mercy, painted by Caravaggio circa 1607, in an outdoor mural at...

Alice Pasquini mural at Rome's Testaccio market

Pasquini mural depicting love between two women was unveiled by Laura Boldrini. Celebrated Roman street artist Alice Pasquini has created a new mural at Rome's Testaccio market depicting the love bet...

Rome street art: underground comes indoors

Rome's urban art faces the perils of the street while MACRO ushers the counterculture movement inside. By Andy Devane"Otto!" hissed the wide-eyed little girl, chasing after her labrador through a g...

Friendly monsters: The murals of Gio Pistone

Roman artist Gio Pistone is known for her eye-catching murals which are characterised by strong colour, rich imagination and geometric patterns. Wanted in Rome put a series of questions to Pistone...

Street art in Rome's train stations

120 Rome train stations to be transformed by street art. A total of 120 train stations in and around Rome will be decorated by street artists thanks to the project Arte in stazione e città a colori...

New street art by Blu in Rome

Italian street artist paints giant apocalyptic mural in Rome. The latest Rome mural by Italian street artist Blu, who keeps his real identity under wraps, has appeared in the Casal dè Pazzi distric...

Pasolini murals in Rome

Street art in Rome celebrates Pasolini 40 years after murder. Portuguese street artist Frederico Draw has painted the latest mural in Rome dedicated to the Italian film director, poet, writer and i...

Ingrid Bergman honoured with Rome mural

Street art project dedicated to female icons of cinema. Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman, who would have turned 100 this year, has been immortalised in a giant mural on a public staircase off Via Fia...

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