Fresh street art on Crosby Street in SoHo, New York City: This wheat-paste street artwork shows a pair of woman’s legs and feet in striped stockings and red high-heel shoes stuck to a wad of chewing gum. At first glance, we thought this was street art from the artist Bast,Continue Reading

Photos of work-in-progress mural by a paint crew at the “Kenmare Wall,” on Kenmare Street between Bowery and Elizabeth Street in Nolita, New York City.

An example of yarn-bombing par excellence: A Volkswagen Beetle and a bicycle completely wrapped in bright-colored knitted yarn on Elizabeth Street, south of Broome Street, in the Chinatown-Nolita hinterland of the Lower East Side, in downtown New York City. This is the work of Brooklyn-based Polish artist Agata Olek. Abso-f*cking-lutelyContinue Reading

More awesome wheat-paste street art from A.S.V.P. on Wooster St. in SoHo. Love the idea of heart “protection.” Nice work.

New York street art: Another massive building-size painting by Banksy in New York City. This one is near the northwest corner of Broadway and Hester Street in SoHo. “Let Them Eat Crack” is the message along with Banksy’s giant rat, umbrella in claw. We took shots of this art workContinue Reading

Many of the residential buildings in Chinatown are old low-rise tenement buildings tightly crammed next each other along narrow traffic-choked streets. That makes the Chatham Towers apartment complex pictured here a stand-out in the neighborhood. The architectural design, with its concrete facade and alternating balcony scheme, is a sophisticated exampleContinue Reading