I Heart Elio Varuna

On the way home from dinner at Brinkley’s in SoHo tonight, we discovered some new wheat-paste artwork as we walked east along Broome Street back to Global Graphica HQ in the southwest LES (a.k.a, Northeast Chinatown or Bel-Del, for “Below Delancey”).

This is a route we use daily so we often notice new street art along this path when the work is still relatively fresh. The “I heart EV” posters we found tonight are by Italian artist Elio Varuna and self-celebrate his surreal, flat, graphical imagery. It also riffs on the iconic “I love NY” by legendary graphic designer Milton Glazer.

These Varuna paste-ups are on that cobblestone segment of Broome St. between the Bowery lamp-shop district and Christie. The work partially covers some recent black-and-white photographic wheat-paste street art, which we posted about earlier in the week.

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