STREET ART COLLABORATION: TOKIDOKI NOMAD & CITY KITTY

Back in 2013, I saw my first City Kitty piece in Long Island City near 5 Pointz. It was actually “Gato de Ciudad,’ his Spanish alter ego, but ever since then, I’ve been a fan. It’s cool now to have an actual collaboration with the artist, himself.

In December 2018, at Art Basel, I was wearing a City Kitty T-shirt and took a picture of myself in a mirror. City Kitty took that picture of me and made this piece and put it on St. Marks. In 2011, I lived on 1st between 7th & St. Marks. That area holds deep nostalgia for me. The Japanese kanji on the front of my t-shirt means “Jiyu” (Freedom) :

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JUNE 2019. St. Mark’s Place. NYC.

 

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NEW YORK CITY STREET ART: CITY KITTY 🐱

1jun19. NYC.

NEW YORK CITY STREET ART: DISCONNECT

Lower East Side
“Cowboy Kid” by Ireland-based Solus Art. Ave A 48.
City Kitty Astronaut.
Sunshine Cinema, permanently closed.

Claw Money.
Anthony Bourdain by Bradley Theodore. E. Houston and Ave A (vicinity)

Ramiro Davaro-Comas

Hektad.
Franck Duval

Artist K-Nor

Artist JPS.

B.D. White

City Kitty
Phoebe New York a.k.a. Libby Schoettle
City Kitty on the wall, with Lucky Rabbit painting in the background
Phoebe New York
Praxis, a vegan street artist, for animal rights.
City Kitty

Patti Smith by Huetek
“Disconnect” by Jeremy M Raymer . 1st Ave Laundry Center , East Village.

16nov18. 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: 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

NYC GRAFFITI: GATO DE LA CIUDAD!

City Kitty makes me smile. And what I love about him, is that it is all hand-drawn, original work. Here are some pieces that differ greatly from the typical City Kitty face I document:

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photos by James Servo.

DEC13. New York City.