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Banksy Protests Zehra Dogan’s Imprisonment for Painting a Picture, NYC 2018

March 16, 2018

The elusive Banksy has hit the famous Houston Bowery wall in New York. The new 70-foot-long piece is a collaboration with street writer Borf and protests the imprisonment of Turkish prisoner Zehra Dogan for painting a picture. Journalist and painter Zehra Dogan was sentenced in March 2017 for nearly 3 years for painting a water-colour […]

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Os Gemeos Double Mural pays Tribute to Hip Hop and New York, 2017

October 6, 2017

Os Gemeos, Portuguese for The Twins, are graffiti and street artists who are identical twin brothers Otavio Pandolfo and Gustavo Pandolfo. They started painting graffiti in 1987 and gradually became a main influence in the local scene, helping to define Brazil’s style. Os Gemeos have painted all over the world and are considered two of […]

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Sonny, Studio work. Photo Credit Sonny

Interview with Street Artist Sonny, 2017

July 21, 2017

South African based street artist Sonny has recently brought out New York City’s wild side by painting two of natures most beautiful big cats in the big city. The murals that have been a roaring success are the Lion, which is part of his world wide project ‘To The Bone‘, and the Tiger, with The LISA Project NYC, as […]

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Alexis Diaz, Street Art Mural, rag and bone wall, New York. Photo Credit Just_a_spectator

Street artist Alexis Diaz paints the rag & bone wall, New York 2017

July 21, 2017

Rag & bone, New York, often showcases street murals by international artists, such as DALeast, D*Face and ludo, etc on their exterior wall on Elizabeth street. The ever changing street art is what makes the wall so popular. Street artist Alexis Diaz has just finished painting the wall outside rag & bone on Elizabeth Street, off […]

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Sonny, Tiger Street Art Mural, Soho New York City, Project CAT, The LISA Project NYC, 2017. Photo Credit @Just_a_Spectator

Street Artist Sonny joins the CAT Fight to Protect Tigers, New York City 2017

July 10, 2017

We last saw South African based artist, Sonny on the streets of New York a few weeks ago when he painted a huge lion for his latest art initiative To The Bone. Now Sonny is back in New york, with The LISA Project NYC, as part of Project CAT, a partnership with Discovery Communications to raise awareness […]

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STIK, Street Art Mural, Avenue of the Immigrants, New York 2017. Photo credit @just_a_spectator

Street Artist STIK Paints new Mural on Avenue of the Immigrants, New York City 2017

June 27, 2017

East London based street artist Stik is back in the Big Apple to grace the streets with another huge Stik mural. The new Stik mural, can be found on the corner of Allen St. and Delancey, New York. Since 2004, Allen street was co-named as “Avenue of the Immigrants” and the area used to be a big […]

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Coney Art Walls, Street Art festival, New York City 2017

June 9, 2017

Thor Equities has sent us the latest photos of its summer 2017 Coney Art Walls, the outdoor museum of street art curated by Joseph Sitt and Jeffrey Deitch. Coney Art Walls attracts tens of thousands of visitors throughout the summer and is bordered by Bowery Street, West 15th Street and Stillwell Avenue near the Coney Island […]

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David Choe, Houston Bowery Street Art Wall, New York 2017. Photo credit @just_a_spectator

New mural by David Choe on the iconic Houston Bowery Graffiti Wall, New york 2017

June 7, 2017

David Choe has just finished painting on the iconic Houston Bowery Graffiti Wall at the corner of Bowery & Houston St. in Manhattan’s Lower East Side/Chinatown area. David Choe (born April 21, 1976) is an American figure painter, muralist, graffiti artist and graphic novelist of Korean descent. His figure paintings are characterized by a raw, […]

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PichiAvo, Houston Bowery Street Art Wall, New York. Photo credit @just_a_spectator

Incredible new mural by PichiAvo on the iconic Houston Bowery Graffiti Wall, New york 2017

January 30, 2017

Spanish artist duo PichiAvo just finished work on their latest mural at the iconic Houston Bowery Graffiti Wall at the corner of Bowery & Houston St. in Manhattan’s Lower East Side/Chinatown area.  Goldman Properties acquired the wall in 1984, using it for advertisements for two decades until 2008. The first mural painted was a tribute to Keith […]

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Art is Trash, New York City Street Art. Photo Credit Art is Tra$h

Taking out the Trash in New York City, Art is Trash 2016

November 19, 2016

Art is Tra$h aka El Arte es Basura is a self-declared warrior that has adopted a natural, direct and open approach to communicate his messages across the world. By transforming trash on the streets into creations of art, he is able to freely express his mind without having any boundaries. Art is Tra$h recently hit […]

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Graffiti ‘New York meets the Dam’ Amsterdam Museum

January 10, 2016

The ‘Graffiti. New York meets the Dam’ exhibition opened in the Amsterdam Museum on 18 September 2015. This is a first for the museum and the cities of Amsterdam and NYC to exhibit Graffiti from New York and Amsterdam side by side. The Amsterdam Museum has never before had an exhibition been dedicated solely to […]

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