Tag Archive for Basquiat

WHEATPASTES, STENCILS AND STICKERS, OH MY!

Headlining today’s post … The Boss by Sacsix

In prior posts, I described how the ancient world used wheat paste to post legal decrees, public notices, advertisements, and ephemeral artwork. In our time, the term wheatpaste characterizes a particular form of street art: an illustration, painting or photo that an artist adheres to a public surface.

THE ARTFUL NEW YORK MOORE HOSTEL

Headlining today’s post … I bet this ends up on the Web by British artist JPS

I have fond memories from my college years of staying in hostels while traveling throughout Germany and Switzerland. They provided a spartan, inexpensive way to see Europe. Inexpensive being the key deciding factor during that time period of my life.

NEW YORK STREET ART, PART 1

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Headlining today’s post … Damien Mitchell for the Bushwick Collective

Last week Charm City Streets spent three days in Brooklyn, Williamsburg, and Lower Manhattan – enjoying the deli food and the street art.

In today’s post you see murals created earlier this summer during the annual Bushwick Block Party; plus, a number of other art pieces found in and around Bushwick.