Monthly Archives: October 2009

Janis

Haculla is among our group of favorite wheat-paste street-art creators working the downtown New York City  landscape. Here’s some recent work we found on Broome St. featuring imagery of rock icon Janis Joplin.

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Apartment

There’s some cool street art on the side of this apartment building in Psyrri neighborhood, in Athens, Greece. The nabe is a mecca for artists.

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Manga Girl

Here’s a roller-shutter painted with a Japanese-style manga-like image of a cute, doe-eyed girl in Monastiraki, in Athens, Greece.

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White Box

The White Box gallery (or “WBX”) on Broome Street in Chinatown part of the Lower East Side often changes the paint on its frontage — usually a murals or the title of an exhibition will be painted on the exterior storefront wall. But here WBX has left the space blank and simply painted black. What gives?

White Box is one our favorites galleries on downtown Manhattan, with consistently rewarding and edgy shows. Check it out next time you’re in New York City.

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Balls and Stripes

At Lincoln Road Mall,  the popular outdoor pedestrianized street in South Beach, in Miami, art and bold architectural design define the public landscape and provide functionality to boot.

The large cement balls are a barrier to vehicles and demarcate pedestrian space. Stripes painted on the ground draw attention and offer a distinct aesthetic in sharp contrast to the sub-tropical pastels and palms look of SoBe.

A covered walkway is supported by white frames and provides cover for shoppers when the weather turns rainy, which can be often and unpredictable in South Florida.

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