Beautiful street art portrait by TYNK on Orchard Street south of Canal Street, on the edge of Chinatown in New York’s Lower East Side. The mural depicts someone who could be the late, great painter Jean-Michel Basquiat.

In this recent street art piece titled “Chandlerier,” the increasingly prolific Hanksy has made pun-tastic reference to the TV series “Friends” and one of its lead characters, Chandler (played by actor Matthew Perry). Here Chandler is portrayed comically dressed in a one-piece leotard and ballet slippers. The wheat-pasted artwork isContinue Reading

One of the most recent punny wheat-paste street art pieces by Hanksy (not Banksy) is this mash-up of illustrated depictions of late actor James Gandolfini (The Sopranos) and the Lord of the Rings character Gandlaf in New York’s Lower East Side. Hence the title of this street artwork: “Gandalfini.” (GetContinue Reading

This recent work by Hanksy (a portmanteau of Banksy x Hanks, as in Tom Hanks) on Orchard Street in New York’s Lower East Side is a mash-up of graphics and illustration featuring a bald eagle with the head of actor Bryan Cranston, the star of the American television series “BreakingContinue Reading

We got a nice laugh out of this piece of graffiti we found one of those metal sidewalk basement doors one sees all over New York City. This one is on Orchard Street, between Broome and Grand streets, in the art-fashion part of the Lower East Side. The words “Skim”Continue Reading

We got a visit from a bulldog while having our morning coffee at Lost Weekend NYC, a surf-themed espresso bar and gallery in the Lower East Side around the corner from our HQ. The dog was being walked along Orchard Street and suddenly plopped down in front of our groupContinue Reading