Artist Jason Mecier has created a mosaic looking Lindsay Lohan portrait out of trash. The trash used in this piece was from recycling and found objects inspired by Lindsay Lohan, and it took Jason Mecier over 50 hours to make.
Video of the Piece being done below
Diego Bergia aka LEPOS @whereislepos graffiti 90s arcade-style game heads to the Manhattans Lower East Side to the famed Arlene’s Grocery . In this edition Bronx graffit king CES faces off against REVOK of graffiti crew MSk check out as Revok previously faced Giant here
They say when in Rome do like the Romans do but for artist Nathan Pyle who moved from Ohio to NYC five years ago he learned the hard way. In consideration of any new comers he decided to create this series of “NYC Basic Tips and Etiquette” Gifs detailing some does and dont’s of New York City life.
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What is now being used a portal potty the payphone was essential in Manhattan New York City life back in 1993. As part of the New Museum’s “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star“ exhibition, the ”Recalling 1993″ project allows you to hear from famous New Yorker’s of what every neighborhood in Manhattan was like 20 years ago simply by dialing 1-855-FOR-1993 at a pay phone.
For the “Recalling 1993,” to work dial toll-free 1--FOR-1993 from any Manhattan pay phone.
Jean-Michel Basquiat’s ex girlfriend Alexis Adler’s East Village home is filled with unseen Basquait art work. According to Art Info while living together in 1979 the then unknown artist painted on wall’s of the East Village home with glyph-like mural that reads “Olive Oyl,” painting crowns and “Famous Negro Athletes” on a door, and the word “Milk” on a radiator. Alexis Adler now a current embryologist at New York University now own’s the apartment with the artwork intact. She just recently assembled a team of advisors to help sort through the material which includes a play that Basquiat wrote and some 50 rolls of 35mm film documenting the artist at work.
Street artist @ayshells Jay Shells @TheRapQuotes is dropping some bars on the streets of New York City with some Rap Quotes street art. Shells went all over New York City and posted over 30 signs with rap quotes that refer to rap lines of the specific location from artist such as Big L, Jeru tha Damaja, Mos Def, Nas, Kanye West, CL Smooth, GZA, and RA the Rugged Man.
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Curbed revisits the Freedom Tunnel’s on Manhattan’s Upper West Side for Spring 2013 with its series of photo essays by Nathan Kensinger. Kensinger heads down to the Amtrak Tunnels located in Riverside Park with urban exploration author Moses Gates the tunnels which were named after artist Chris “Freedom” Pape who was also from the Upper West Side. The new photos unearth surprisingly a new mural pictured below dedicated to former Mayor Ed Koch who campaigned against graffiti.
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Futura & Hennessy Limited Edition collab recently made its way to Melbourne Australia. The New York City artist
talks about working with the largest cognac company and being given the chance to design his own limited edition bottles.
In a homage to Bill Cosby California artist Madsteez and The Hundreds have created a mural at the Hundreds Homebase.
Check out below how the Mural was done
KAWS has released a Book Called DOWN TIME Designed by Li, Inc. and edited by Michael Rooks. The 112 page hardcover book highlights the East Coast artist and the work he exhibited at last year’s High Museum of Art in Atlanta under the moniker “DOWN TIME”. The book cost $49 purchase it here
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Graffiti artist Crash completes his new piece At The Bowery Mural. The Bronx graffiti artist spent the last few days going over the the Martha Cooper birthday tribute mural which was up this up this past weekend take a look here if you missed it.
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The birthday celebration tribute mural for street photographer Martha Cooper will be short lived as the Bowery Mural exchanges cans yet again. Next up on the Bowery Mural is a new piece from Bronx graffiti artist CRASH aka John Matos. The new piece seems to feature the classic cartoon Popeye The Sailor Man punching into Crash’s name, we will see as the piece is expected to be done by Friday.
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