FLUSHING, QUEENS: “JACKY FOREVER”

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19feb18. Flushing, Queens, NY

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WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN STREET ART & GRAFFITI: WALK INTO THE BLUES…

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Artist: MeresOne
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Artist: Li-Hill
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Artist: CERN
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Walk into the blues…
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Curb Your Ego
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Artist: Adam Kiyoshi Fujita (Adamfu)
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Artist: Gaia
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Artist: Madvaillan (spelt correctly) from Hillside, Queens

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Artist unknown. OCTOPUS. 
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Artist: Ben Angotti
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“There’s a safety in thinking in a diner. You can have your coffee or your milk shake, and you can go off into strange dark areas, and always come back to the safety of the diner.”
― David Lynch

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Artist: Wiley
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View from Williamsburg
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Artist: Bisser Bisser
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We all have to at some point…

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“Creation” by James Bullough
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Bee by JODO

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On the left: Jorit Agoch. On the right: Carl Joseph Gabriel.

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Collaboration between HowNosm and Tristan Eaton.

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Artist: ZED1 (Marco ZedOne) from Italy.

Williamsburg, Brooklyn 11feb18

NEW YORK CITY: RAINY DAYS & SUNDAYS…

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It rained all day. This is in the East Village by Think Coffee. A nice sticker post on the left.
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A man waits for his friend in front of a Fumeroism mural in the East Village.
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West Village off Bleecker Street.
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In midtown Manhattan, passersby…The Primate having a slice in the rain.
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In Chinatown, a wheat paste of ODB by Barcelona, Spain’s COLP ONE.
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Graffiti on a shop gate in the Bowery.
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A new mural in progress by legendary artist CRASH, in Chinatown. 
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The primate reminding this guy to stay within the crosswalk in the West Village.
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Frida. East Village.
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It wouldn’t be New York City without graffiti on a delivery truck…and cool graffiti, at that!
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Might need some repairs before it’s street ready again…
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LOVE ME and hose me, if I catch on fire…
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Chinatown.
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If you were unaware, J Law has a new movie coming out in March. The entire city’s been put on notice. And damn it all, if I don’t want to see it. You win, Red Sparrow marketing, you win. This one is in Chinatown.
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Chilean architect/artist Otto Schade, currently based in London, put up an anti-gun mural in Chinatown.
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Who wants Peking Duck? Chinatown. 

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An old Ai Wei Wei stencil by artist B.D. White, in Soho.
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The Primate of Urban Decay…

11feb18 New York City

NEW YORK CITY: THROUGH A CAGE

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This pic and the pic below it, are of “Gilded Cage” by Ai Wei Wei for his public installation project “Good Fences make Good Neighbors” occurring throughout the city. The project is a passionate response to the global migration crisis and the “profound social and political impulse to divide people from each other.” This piece is located in Central Park.

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Snow Day in Chelsea, Manhattan.
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Jennifer Lawrence is beginning to take over the city in ads for her new movie, “Red Sparrow,” coming out in March.
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107th Infantry Memorial in Central Park.

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Union General Tecumseh Sherman Monument at Grand Army Plaza in Central Park.

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Led Zeppelin’s Physical Graffiti” album is a photograph of a New York City tenement block located at 96 and 98 St. Mark’s Place in the East Village. This is a closeup of one of the original faces on the building block. It has been painted, but was originally the same color as the building.

2018. New York City.

WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN STREET ART & GRAFFITI: WHEN URBANITY DEVOURS…

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Belgian artist ROA’s classic Squirrel on the wall of an auto yard on Berry & N5th
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Brooklyn-based artist Lmnopi.
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Walking past this classic Chevy pickup closed in by a wire fence, I just felt compelled with the way the sunlight was hitting that morning, to take a shot. Just feeds my soul with Americana Blues…
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Muhammad Ali by NYC/AUS – based artist, BROLGA.
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Classic Space Invader piece that has been up forever in Williamsburg. Always intriguing to see what endures and what doesn’t.

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When urbanity devours…
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City Kitty
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I’m a sucker for ‘door art.’ An entrance to anything gives you a sense of what’s inside.

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3feb18. Williamsburg. Brooklyn, NY.

NEW YORK CITY STREET ART: LOVE, LOSS, AND LONGING by B.D. WHITE

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“She Was Magnificent”
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“I Asked for Peace”

30jan18. On the Wall of “Bar Primi” in the Bowery. For the L.I.S.A. Project. At the corner of Joey Ramone Place. East Village, NYC. 

NEW YORK CITY STREET ART: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

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An adapted image of the infamous ‘Kathy Griffin holding a Donald Trump head,’ now with Harvey Weinstein, an alleged rapist and serial abuser of power. Street art makes statements whether you like it or not. By NYC-based street artist: SACSIX Location: First Street Green Park in the East Village, NYC.
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A man chills with a coffee, a cigarette, and his phone on 1st Street in the East Village.

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A Christmas-themed City Kitty wheatpaste still going strong (Jan 29) in the East Village.

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A sticker-covered utility box in Freeman’s Alley on the Lower East Side, NYC.
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Belgian artist ROA’s classic bird piece still going strong in the East Village.
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Street artist Russell King with a wood piece on a street sign in the East Village.

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Street life around The Cube, a.k.a. “Alamo” at Astor Place.
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A graffiti-covered delivery truck making its way on St. Marks Place, heading towards a park with snow-covered trees.  
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Birds by DALeast on St. Marks Place in the East Village.
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The Empire State Building

jan/feb 2018 – New York City, NY

NEW YORK CITY POP-UP ART: BLISS by URS FISCHER

Swedish sculptor Urs Fischer created a clay bust of Katy Perry called “BLISS,” and people are invited to interact with the piece and make their own creations on it and around it: 

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22nov17 39 Spring Street, SoHo, New York City