In a post dated January 24, 2006, we posted the above image, and misidentified the sticker shown and its creator as “Neckface.” But a reader, Mikhail, has kindly shown us the error in our original post. The photo above actually shows Twerps! “Lobster Roll” sticker and not a sticker byContinue Reading

A big tag by “Goal” in the trendified Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City. This “up” is on the back side of an old, sealed-up tenement buildng at the corner of Essex and Broome streets, in the “BelDel” (“Below Delancey” street) area, where the old Jewish nabe andContinue Reading

Here’s the closer-up view of the latest stricker work by Thundercut on a crossing signal in the heart of the Soho lofts district in Manhattan. Ivan Corsa Photo

The artist(s) known as Thundercut strikes a crosswalk signal at the corner of Greene and Prince streets in the heart of Soho, New York City. As always, these cheeky sticker cut-outs cleverly dress up the “green” walking figure on the crosswalk lights. Ivan Corsa Photo

For much of the past year (maybe longer) the Vans sneaker brand has been running ads on a street-level billboard outside Spring Street subway station in SoHo, New York City. These ads are part of a larger billboard campaign that involves the old-school skateboard sneaker-maker commisioning artists — some ofContinue Reading

This couplet of black-and-white tags were discovered on Greene Steet in downtown, New York City, amid the world-famous loft apartments and boutiques of SoHo. The tags are on a large roll-up shutter near the entrance to the post office behind the Apple Store. Ivan Corsa Photo

The new print ad for the horror-suspense film “Silent Hill” features the face of a mouth-less girl. To underscore the “silence,” her lips have been Photoshopped away by designer of the ad. It’s a technique that grabs the eyes of viewers, even those jaded New Yorkers who pass the adsContinue Reading

Here’s another view of the ever-changing sets of Krylon tags on a storefront on E. 1st Street in downtown NYC. Ivan Corsa Photo

Lots of tags here on a roll-up shutter on E. 1st Street in the East Village of New York City. A year ago, this storefront shade was covered with a comepletely different set of tags. In spite of the soaring property values, expensive real estate, new luxury condos and gentrification,Continue Reading