Yearly Archives: 2016

EYE-CATCHING EPHEMERAL ART AT ART BASEL 2016

Headlining today's post ... Defend The Land, a wheatpaste by ABCNT

Headlining today’s post … Defend The Land, a wheatpaste by ABCNT

Several days ago Charm City Streets returned from a week-long photo tour of Art Basel 2016. The streets and avenues in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami were chock full of phenomenal murals by renowned street artists, dope graffiti pieces by masterful writers, galleries containing even more incredible artwork, and much more.

WHAT’S UP ON CHARM CITY STREETS

Headlining today's post ... A late autumn landscape

Headlining today’s post … A late autumn landscape

The Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts (BOPA) awarded artist Ali Duggan the 2016 PNC Transformative Art Prize for her large-scale mural project in West Baltimore’s Harlem Park neighborhood. At the intersection of N Fulton Avenue and W Lanvale Street, Ali is creating a series of notable murals entitled A Step Forward. Charm City Streets understands that a future community garden will accompany this mural project.

OPEN WORKS MURAL PROJECT

Headlining today's post ... Gaia's design for the Open Works mural

Headlining today’s post … Gaia’s design for the Open Works mural

Open Works provides graphic artists, high-end cabinetmakers, photographers, sculptors, and other creative individuals access to affordable studio space and cutting-edge production resources. It is located in the Station North Arts District across the street from Greenmount Cemetery. You can find full information about Open Works at their website.

THE ARTFUL SKATEPARK OF BALTIMORE

Headlining today's post ... Shred It, detail from the tattoo-themed mural by Adam Stab

Headlining today’s post … Shred It – detail from the tattoo-themed mural by Adam Stab

The Skatepark of Baltimore, located in Hampden’s Roosevelt Park, completed Phase I of its renovation and expansion project. The breathtaking Bowl is now open. Phase II is underway and will include a collection of jumps, rails, and ramps.

WHAT’S UP ON CHARM CITY STREETS

Headlining today's post ... DIE!

Headlining today’s post on All Hallows Eve … DIE!

Happy Halloween! In days of yore, many feared the boundary between the world of the living and the realm of the dead blurred on All Hallow’s Eve. Spirits of the dearly departed and all manner of frightful creatures were thought to come forth through this haze and roam about on this very night. Even brain-thirsty zombies may be out and about. Speaking of zombies, were you aware a survey conducted last year shows Baltimore to be one of the top five U.S. cities most likely to survive a zombie apocalypse?

BROOKLYN AREA GRAFF MASTER TRACE

Headlining today's post ... a recent piece by Trace underway in Brooklyn

Headlining today’s post … a recent piece by Trace underway in Brooklyn

While touring Brooklyn over the past several years, it has always been a visual delight to encounter artwork by graffiti writer/artist Trace. As you can see below, his artwork is eye-catching and intriguing. The continual change-up in his style is the fundamental reason his artwork garners wide interest.

BROOKLYN GRAFFITI – A FALL REVIEW

Heading today's post ... Duck Down by 41Shots

Heading today’s post … Duck Down by 41Shots

Over the past week, Charm City Streets has shared with you the murals, street art, and wheatpastes it came across in Brooklyn and Queens. Today’s post gives you access to the colorful and imaginative graffiti Charm City Streets encountered on its latest photo tour.

GRAFFITI WRITER/ARTIST HOACS

Headlining today's post ... Hoacs

Headlining today’s post … Hoacs

Last week on a photo tour of Brooklyn and Queens, Charm City Streets encountered a number of walls Hoacs, a favorite graffiti writer/artist, painted with other dope writers.