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WELLING COURT MURAL PROJECT 2018

Headlining today’s post – superb collaboration by Joe Iurato and Rubin415

Late last week Charm City Streets had the pleasure of touring New York’s Astoria neighborhood and capturing images of the artwork created in early June during the 2018 Welling Court Mural Project.

NEW YORK CITY WHEATPASTES

Headlining today’s post … Kathy Griffin holding the head of Harvey Weinstein – wheatpaste by SacSix

Wheat paste has been used to post notices, advertisements and artwork on walls since ancient Greek and Roman times. Today the term wheatpaste is used to describe a particular form of street art – any illustration, painting, photo, or poster which an artist adheres to a public surface.

A CORNUCOPIA OF WHEATPASTES IN BROOKLYN

Headlining today’s post … a dope collaboration by City Kitty, D7606 and Arrex Skulls

Shortly after Thanksgiving my family gave me an early Christmas present: an all-expenses-paid trip to Brooklyn. Thanks to their generosity I spent 4 days late last week photographing street art in and around Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan.

WELLING COURT MURAL PROJECT

Headlining today's post ... Let's all go to the lobby by Jamie Hef

Headlining today’s post … Let’s all go to the lobby by Jamie Hef

Back in 2009, folks living in the Welling Court neighborhood of Queens asked Ad Hoc Art Gallery to help them clean up and enhance their community, and the Welling Court Mural Project was born. Every year since then, Ad Hoc Art invites artists from far and wide to help turn the neighborhood into an open-air art gallery. Their annual block party in June is a celebrated event.

PHOTO TOUR OF BROOKLYN, PART II

Headlining today's post ... an English bulldog with bling by Sipros-Sipros

Headlining today’s post … an English bulldog with bling by Sipros_Sipros

Late last week Charm City Streets took advantage of the mild weather and spent several days on a photo tour of Brooklyn. Well-known local, national, and international artists have been busy painting captivating new murals in the Bed-Stuy, Bushwick, Greenpoint, and East Williamsburg neighborhoods.

BROOKLYN STREET ART – WHEATPASTES AND STENCILS

I hate Mondays

Headlining today’s post … Garfield demonstrates he hates Mondays

In addition to an ever-changing gallery of murals, the streets of Bushwick and Williamsburg provide a wealth of stencils and wheatpastes – some humorous, many thought-provoking, a few riveting, and each interesting.

NEW YORK STREET ART, PART 2

Hiphop - Oz Gemeos

Headlining today’s post … Hip-Hop by Oz Gemeos

In mid-August, well-known street artists from around the globe gathered in Manhattan’s Little Italy to create murals for the 2015 LISA Project. In today’s post Charm City Streets shares these new pieces as well as several from LISA 2014.