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.
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.
Today’s post features images Charm City Streets captured in late August during a walking tour of the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Williamsburg and East Williamsburg. This gallery showcases a mix of old and new work by well-known and unidentified artists.