Monthly Archives: October 2008

LeSportSac Ad

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LeSportSac wheatpaste in SoHo, New York City. But if it’s an ad for an established commercial brand is it “street art”? “No,” we say. But is it aesthetically relevent? “Yes.”

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images

LeSportSac Ad

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The wheatpaste street-art as part of advertising campaign for sporty designer-bag brand LeSportSac in SoHo, New York City. We actually like the design concept, despite the perversely obvious marketing behind this “street art.”

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images

LeSportSac Ad

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The wheatpaste street-art medium used for an advertising campaign for sporty designer-bag brand LeSportSac in SoHo, New York City. Whatevs.

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images

LeSportSac Ad

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The logotype of sporty designer-bag brand LeSportSac appears on this zipper-themed wheatpaste posters we’ve been seeing lately on street lamp posts around downtown Manhattan. Looks like a case of the increasingly frequent co-opting of the street-art vernacular by marketing and advertising peeps to reach the “the kids.” Interesting effort, but it’s so obvious. Whatevs.

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images

Lafayette Stickies

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New York City street art: Awesome set of U.S. Postal Service adhesive labels re-purposed as canvases for street-art Sharpie illustrations at the corner of Lafayette and Prince streets, SoHo.

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images

Lafayette Stickies

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New York City street art: Quality postal stickies of cool illustrations at the corner of Lafayette and Prince streets, SoHo.

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images

Lafayette Stickies

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New York City street art: Quality postal stickies of cool Sharpie illustrations. Find ’em at the corner of Lafayette and Prince street, SoHo.

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images

Lafayette Stickies

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New York City street art: More postal stickies with super-good quality Sharpie illustrations, Lafayette Street and Prince Street, New York City.

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images

Lafayette Stickies

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New York City street art: Postal stickies with super-good quality Sharpie illustrations, Lafayette Street, New York City. We found a whole bunch of these (as the posts above show) on a piece of street furniture outside the entrance to Delicatessen restaurant at Prince and Lafayette.

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images

Lafayette Stickies

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New York City street art: Postal stickies with super-good quality Sharpie illustrations, Lafayette Street, New York City.

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images

Super Obama

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New York City street art: Wheatpaste images of Presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Barack Obama as Superman. What a great visual metaphor. Brilliant. No more words needed.

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images

Lady Day

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New York City street art: Wheatpaste poster of jazz great Billie Holiday, a.k.a. Lady Day. This image is pasted on a wall along 2nd Avenue between East 1st Street and Houston Street, near Mars Bar, in the East Village.

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images

Lady Day

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New York City street art: Loooooooove this wheatpaste image of legendary jazz-vocal pioneer Billie Holiday, whose nickname was Lady Day. This artwork can be found at 2nd Avenue near East 1st Street, near Mars Bar, in the East Village.

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images

2nd Avenue Stickie

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New York City street art: Close up of exceptionally cool graff-tag sticker on 2nd (Second) Avenue in the East Village.

© Ivan Corsa Photo – Street Art Images