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Clet Abraham's New York Street Sign Interventions

hookedblog.co.uk November 22, 2014
Clet Abraham's New York Street Sign Interventions

For the last four years, Florence based French street artist Anecleto “Clet” Abraham has been hacking street signs across Europe. His altered street signs... [Read more]

PREVIEW - Castor Gallery - Group Show feat. Banksy, Bast,...

streetartnews.net November 17, 2014
PREVIEW - Castor Gallery - Group Show feat. Banksy, Bast, Dran, Futura, Invader, and many more. - Opening Reception 11/20/14 - LES, NYC

Opening its doors on November 20, 2014, Castor Gallery is pleased to be joining the Lower East Side’s most colorful block, Broome Street between Ludlow and... [Read more]

RAE’s curious characters surface surreptitiously...

blog.vandalog.com August  4, 2013
RAE’s curious characters surface surreptitiously throughout Lower Manhattan & Brooklyn

RAE on Manhattan’s Lower East Side A huge fan of RAE’s folksy, outsider aesthetic, I love the way his characters surface surreptitiously — quite... [Read more]

ecb New Mural In New York City, USA

streetartnews.net July 31, 2013
ecb New Mural In New York City, USA

Currently in New York City, USA, Hendrik Beikirch aka ecb just wrapped up this new portrait in Manhattan. Entitled "Starting Dreams", ecb dropped one of his... [Read more]

VNA Magazine — New York Invasion

hookedblog.co.uk July 30, 2013
VNA Magazine — New York Invasion

New York get ready for the invasion, our friends from VNA Magazine are currently making their way across the Atlantic for the release of their 23rd issue of... [Read more]

“From the Street Up” opens tonight at Woodward Gallery...

blog.vandalog.com July  6, 2013
“From the Street Up” opens tonight at Woodward Gallery with tantalizing street art sculptures

Stikman, detail RJ had mentioned Woodward Gallery’s new exhibit, “From the Streets Up,” last week, and it is, indeed, wonderful. Opening this evening... [Read more]

PAL Crew at NYC’s Klughaus Gallery

blog.vandalog.com May  5, 2013
PAL Crew at NYC’s Klughaus Gallery

Klughaus Gallery is about to introduce Paris’ Peace And Love (PAL) Crew is about to the people of New York City with Palingenesis, a show with eight members... [Read more]

“Flip the Script” book release party & art show tonight...

blog.vandalog.com April  4, 2013
“Flip the Script” book release party & art show tonight at Reed Space

Celebrating the release of Christian P. Acker’s Flip the Script, an elegant analysis of the best graffiti hand styles across the U.S., Reed Space on... [Read more]

Ces & Revok Graffiti Animation

senseslost.com April  2, 2013
Ces & Revok Graffiti Animation

The graffiti writers Ces and Revok have been animated into a video game, taking over the Lower East Side of New York. [Read more]

Con Artist Gallery presents SLAP: Adhesives and Egos, a...

blog.vandalog.com March 13, 2013
Con Artist Gallery presents SLAP: Adhesives and Egos, a DIY Sticker Exhibition

Bast on three distinct “Hello” stickers Opening this evening at 8pm in Con Artist’s space at 119 Ludlow Street on Manhattan’s Lower East Side is  SLAP:... [Read more]

“Detail” at Woodward Gallery

blog.vandalog.com March  2, 2013
“Detail” at Woodward Gallery

Cassius Fouler, Money-Making Manhattan. Photo courtesy Woodward Gallery. The small elements unique to each artwork are the subject of “Detail,” a group... [Read more]

Kosbe at Woodward Gallery Project Space

blog.vandalog.com January  7, 2013
Kosbe at Woodward Gallery Project Space

Photo courtesy of Woodward Gallery There’s a raw elegance to Kosby’s aesthetic that has intrigued me since I first came upon his stickers and paste-ups a... [Read more]

Toofly in Quito, Miami and NYC

blog.vandalog.com December 24, 2012
Toofly in Quito, Miami and NYC

Toofly in Meeting of Styles in Quito, Ecuador Based these days for most of the year in her native town of Quito, Ecuador, Maria Castillo aka Toofly... [Read more]

Tattoo Age Thom deVita Part 4

senseslost.com December 14, 2012
Tattoo Age Thom deVita Part 4

In the second to last installment of the Thom deVita episode (part 4 of 5), Vice explores the streets in which Thom lived and worked in New York’s Lower East... [Read more]

Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative is “Sowing the Seeds of...

streetartnyc.org December 11, 2012
Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative is “Sowing the Seeds of Love” at Munch Gallery with Chris Stain, Colin Matthes, Josh MacPhee & more

Committed to the transformative power of art, the members of the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative create works that reflect a strong political and social... [Read more]

Tattoo Age – Thom deVita Part 1

senseslost.com November 23, 2012
Tattoo Age – Thom deVita Part 1

Vice is back with the latest episode of their Tattoo Age. This series feature the tattoo artist Thom deVita. Even though Thom has been tattooing and creating... [Read more]

Stikman in his splendor at Philly’s Stupid Easy Gallery

blog.vandalog.com November 21, 2012
Stikman in his splendor at Philly’s Stupid Easy Gallery

Partial view of Stikman installation at Stupid Easy, photo by Don King I discovered Stikman one fall afternoon back in 2007 while walking down Rivington... [Read more]

The Art of Never Growing Up: An interview with Hanksy

blog.vandalog.com October 26, 2012
The Art of Never Growing Up: An interview with Hanksy

Hanksy at Freeman’s Alley. Photo by Rhiannon Platt. Often working alone, this past year Hanksy has remained the mysterious comedian of New York’s... [Read more]

Hanksy – Young Puns 2: Now With More Pun

blog.vandalog.com October  4, 2012
Hanksy – Young Puns 2: Now With More Pun

Hanksy‘s next solo show opens November 1st at Krause Gallery on New York’s Lower East Side. Young Puns 2: Now With More Pun is Hanksy’s second show with... [Read more]

Photos: “Quality of Life” at Poppington

according2g.com September 28, 2012
Photos: “Quality of Life” at Poppington

Photos by G.  Various Artists. BEAU. New York! You’ve seen the work of street artists Phil, BEAU, Womp, Sabio, Katsu, Pixote and Jim Joe on your... [Read more]

Overtime: Aug 20 – Aug 26

arrestedmotion.com August 26, 2012
Overtime: Aug 20 – Aug 26

Cecilia Gimenez restores Elías García Martínez fresco and produces hilariously tragic results. Jonathan Jones wonders what would happen if she continued... [Read more]

LABOR Skate Shop Logo

globalgraphica.com August 17, 2012
LABOR Skate Shop Logo

The signage and logo for the recently opended Labor Skate Shop on Canal Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, in downtown New York City.... [Read more]

Nick Walker New Street Piece In New York City, USA

streetartnews.net August  8, 2012
Nick Walker New Street Piece In New York City, USA

Bristol-based stencil artist Nick Walker is now spending a few days in New York City where he just completed his first piece. Entitled "Vandal Genie", this... [Read more]

Woodward Gallery Presents “Summer Selections” with...

blog.vandalog.com July 31, 2012
Woodward Gallery Presents “Summer Selections” with Stikman, Kosbe, Darkcloud and many more

Alexander Calder and LAll, Pyramids and Oval I made it over to Woodward Gallery last week to check out its current exhibit, Summer Selections. Described... [Read more]

Girls on Walls in NYC, Part III: Nick Walker, QRST, Alice...

streetartnyc.org July 27, 2012
Girls on Walls in NYC, Part III: Nick Walker, QRST, Alice Mizrachi, Aiko, Miss 163, LMNOP & Tito NaRua

This is the third in an occasional series of images of girls — and women — who grace New York City’s walls: Nick Walker in Manhattan’s Meatpacking... [Read more]

Klughaus Gallery Readies for Kingbrown Magazine / Launch...

blog.vandalog.com July 25, 2012
Klughaus Gallery Readies for Kingbrown Magazine / Launch and Opening Exhibition

Morning Breath One of the coolest spots in Manhattan’s Lower East Side/Chinatown neighborhood is the Klughaus Gallery, as it features some of the best... [Read more]

Centre-Fuge Public Art Project — Cycle 4 with Sheryo &...

streetartnyc.org July 24, 2012
Centre-Fuge Public Art Project — Cycle 4 with Sheryo & the Yok, Lexi Bella, Deps1, Never, Beau, Adam Kidder, the Muffin Man & Zera

The Centre-Fuge Public Art Project has again transformed a once-abandoned trailer into one of the East Village’s most enticing visual works. Here are some... [Read more]

The Beautiful Space at the Fat Radish

globalgraphica.com July 23, 2012
The Beautiful Space at the Fat Radish

One of our local restaurants, the Fat Radish, is a block away from Global Graphica HQ in the Below- Delancey / Northeast Chinatown neighborhood, in the... [Read more]

New York Street Art - Where are you?

artonanisland.blogspot.ie January  5, 2011
New York Street Art - Where are you?

Having lived in London for the past 3.5 years I perhaps have been spoiled by the riches of street art that present themselves around every corner from... [Read more]

Street Artist Shepard Fairey Painting New Mural on LES -...

news.google.com August 22, 2014

Spirit Newspapers Street Artist Shepard Fairey Painting New Mural on LESDNAinfoLOWER EAST SIDE — The street artist best known for his Obama “Hope” poster... [Read more]

Lower East Side Collective Con Artist Opening Gallery on...

blogs.artinfo.com August 16, 2013

In the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip Column (blog) Lower East Side Collective Con Artist Opening Gallery on Ludlow StreetIn the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip... [Read more]

Paint a Mural in NY

monorex.com August  1, 2013

This is one for all budding American artists, an open call for artists to paint a mural in New York.  First Street Green, who have created an open art space... [Read more]

Bureau Moving to Norfolk Street - GalleristNY

galleristny.com July  8, 2013

Bureau Moving to Norfolk StreetGalleristNYBureau, the enterprising Lower East Side gallery that has operated out of a roughly 250-square-foot space on Henry... [Read more]

Happy 4th of July USA

monorex.com July  4, 2013

Happy Independence Day to all of our American friends.   Tongue in cheek street artist Hanksy has taken to the streets of New York to celebrate with a... [Read more]

Pop Artist Claes Oldenburg's Legendary Lower East Side...

forbes.com June 11, 2013

Pop Artist Claes Oldenburg's Legendary Lower East Side Store Comes To ...ForbesWith his Store, Oldenburg is a progenitor of Banksy and even William Pope.L... [Read more]

Hungry City: Los Perros Locos on the Lower East Side -...

nytimes.com June  6, 2013

New York Times Hungry City: Los Perros Locos on the Lower East SideNew York TimesNote that this fever-dream mural is the work of the street-art... [Read more]

See Aakash Nihalani's New Op Art Tape Mural on the Lower...

blogs.artinfo.com April  5, 2013

In the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip Column (blog) See Aakash Nihalani's New Op Art Tape Mural on the Lower East SideIn the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip... [Read more]

See Crash's Completed Popeye Mural on Houston Street - In...

blogs.artinfo.com March 18, 2013

See Crash's Completed Popeye Mural on Houston StreetIn the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip Column (blog)Tags: Benjamin Sutton, graffiti, Lower East Side, Murals,... [Read more]

One-Line Reviews: Pithy Takes on Virginia Overton,...

artinfo.com March 15, 2013

One-Line Reviews: Pithy Takes on Virginia Overton, William Cordova, and MoreARTINFOBefore there was the Meatball Shop, Pianos, Los Feliz, and other trendy... [Read more]

Woodstock's urban renewal: Much more at stake than the...

dailymaverick.co.za March 15, 2013

Daily Maverick Woodstock's urban renewal: Much more at stake than the loss of parkingDaily MaverickHowever, the link between artists and... [Read more]

Reading the Streets: 190 Bowery St. - Auction Central News

acn.liveauctioneers.com February 20, 2013

Reading the Streets: 190 Bowery St.Auction Central NewsNEW YORK – On the corner of Spring Street in the Lower East Side, the six-story residence at 190... [Read more]

Two More Galleries for Lower East Side's Orchard Street...

blogs.artinfo.com February 19, 2013

In the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip Column (blog) Two More Galleries for Lower East Side's Orchard Street Art CorridorIn the Air, Art+Auction's Gossip... [Read more]

Kosbe “Borrowed Time” At Woodward Gallery Project Space

brooklynstreetart.com January  9, 2013

The four panels across from Woodward Gallery have provided an ongoing gallery show on the street for a handful of years now, exhibiting the work on a fine... [Read more]

Lucky's Famous Burgers Looking for Artist to “Houstanize”...

boweryboogie.com December 20, 2012

Lucky's Famous Burgers Looking for Artist to “Houstanize” InteriorBowery BoogieLucky's Famous Burgers at 147 East Houston is instead hopping on the bandwagon... [Read more]

Quick Shots of The Grassy Lot: Edition 2012

brooklynstreetart.com September 18, 2012

We’re keeping it local today with an empty patch of real estate on Manhattan’s Lower East Side called “The Grassy Lot” that’s been semi-curated for about a... [Read more]

Arts Watch: Sprucing Up The Streets with “Murals Around...

thelodownny.com September 11, 2012

Arts Watch: Sprucing Up The Streets with “Murals Around New York”The Lo-DownPhoto: Udom Surangsophon (www.udomfoto.com). If you've noticed an abundance of... [Read more]

Off the wall: LES street art - The Villager

thevillager.com August 23, 2012

The Villager Off the wall: LES street artThe VillagerBY CLAYTON PATTERSON | André' Charles, a.k.a. The Underground Artist, in the early 1990s came... [Read more]

More Lower East Side Scrawls from the Typo Terrorist -...

boweryboogie.com August  7, 2012

Bowery Boogie More Lower East Side Scrawls from the Typo TerroristBowery Boogie... the plywood of the future Slipper Room, the Orchard Hell Building,... [Read more]

Hanksy's Bi-Curious George Visits the Lower East Side -...

boweryboogie.com July 23, 2012

Bowery Boogie Hanksy's Bi-Curious George Visits the Lower East SideBowery BoogieHanksy pasted another of his cheeky street art mashups at 48 Hester... [Read more]