NYC Street Art
Art is imagination and creative perception brought into focus. It is images, illusions, and concepts; all splashed, drawn, brushed, or configured to make a visual masterpiece. Street Art is a talent that is appreciated by the art culture. Here NYC Street Art depicts the heart and soul of the artist.
West 25th Street at 10th AvenueNew York, NYeduardokobra.com -Brazilian muralist Eduardo Kobra reimagines iconic images in kaleidoscopes of color. In his multistory mural along West 25th Street, he takes on Alfred Eisenstaedt’s photo “V-J Day in Times Square” as well as other scenes from the city circa World War II, such as a little girl selling newspapers and streetcars passing by.
Scott Ave.Brooklyn, NY 11237
The High Line near 29th StreetNew York, NYwww.jr-art.netIn 2011, French street artist JR won the $100,000 TED Prize to use “for a wish that can inspire the world.” He created the Inside Out Project.
320 West 21st StreetNew York, NYosgemeos.com.br -This 80-foot-tall kid overlooks the playground at PS 11, a public school along a quiet street. Brazilian twins Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo—better known as Os Gemeos—put up the mural with Futura2000 in 2010.
2 Irvington St New York, NY 10002
In the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, lives this painting by Brazilian street artist Kobra. He just wrapped this masterpiece. You can find it on Bedford and North 9th Street.
216 Bedford Ave Brooklyn, NY 11249
41 Spring St New York, NY 10012
92 Ludlow St New York, NY 10002
184 Mott St New York, NY 10012
E Houston St & Mott St New York, NY 10012
The High Line near West 27th StreetNew York, NYthehighlinezoo.com- JordanBetten conceived of and executed the work with artists Sun Bae and Stuart Braunstein. At night, it glows. Once a month, the zoo comes alive with music for a dance party.
540 West 21st StreetNew York, NYtaeyoonchoi.com Eyebeam is an art and technology center, with a focus on openness, exploration, and energetic idea-sharing. Up to 20 resident artists and fellows work at Eyebeam at any given time, creating new projects that pursue interesting intersections among media, architecture, visual art, urban geography, physiology, and just about every other field you can think of.
West 21st Street at Ninth AvenueNew York, NYwww.facebook.com/pages/SWMPY-Swampy/347088168340 -Just down the street from Eyebeam is Swampy’s monster, a skull with horns protruding from its ears and jaw. In an interview with the New York Times’ T Magazine, Swampy (also known as Swamp Donkey) called himself a “bootleg artist,” because “I never went to art school, I don’t know how a lot of things in the art world work, and I’m unprofessional with my approach to just about everything.”
West 17th Street between Ninth and Tenth AvenuesNew York, NYphlegmcomicnews.blogspot.com -Like Os Gemeos and Futura, British street artist Phlegm decided to dedicate his skills to the kiddies. His New York City debut consists of hunched, birdlike figures hard at work near a playground and community garden. The mural stretches three stories high, depicting otherworldly mechanics and mechanisms.