Hey, it’s Mr. Miyagi! Ya’ know, the sensei in the “Karate Kid” movies of the 1980s? To be more specific, this piece of stencil street art is the face of actor Pat Morita, who portrayed the Miyagi character in the films series. We began noticing these stencils in SoHo this past weekend. This one appears next to the Deitch Wall at the corner of the Bowery and Houston Street, an intersection where SoHo, NoHo, the East Village and the Lower East Side/Nolita converge, a kind of “four-corners” of downtown Manhattan.

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