Here are more of those “Where is My Passport?” sidewalk street art pieces that have been appearing all over New York City this year. Each of these painted questions is accompanied by a stencil image of controversial Chinese artist and social activist Ai Wei Wei. This one is in the
We just got back from a viewing of the most recent street art by British street artist Banksy as part of his “Better Out Than In” October residency in New York City. Banksy’s latest work was put up earlier today on a roller shutter covering the entrance to Larry Flynt’s
This is the kind of wonderful New York City moment we cherish. New York Magazine’s art critic Jerry Saltz offers and impromptu art talk about Banksy’s recent street art piece on New York City’s Upper West Side.
This is the first Banksy piece of the British street art superstar’s month-long October residency in New York, where he has been putting up or releasing a new piece of artwork everyday as part of his “Better In Than Out” street exhibition. The artwork is a stencil painting depicting two
Here’s a nice piece of photo-based stencil street art by the artist TONA in Amsterdam’s Centrum neighborhood. The artwork is wheat-pasted and shows a small, blonde child holding an aluminum can (perhaps a can of beer?)
There’s been an explosion of these stencil street art images of Ai Wei Wei in downtown New York City the past couple of weeks. Wei Wei is the controversial Beijing-based Chinese artist and activist currently banned from traveling outside China. The travel ban is alluded to in the graffiti message
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
Stencil street art image of Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei on Crosby Street in SoHo, New York City.
Street art stencil of a human brain rendered in gold spray paint on a utility box in Amsterdam. The ubiquitous “Love” tag is below.
It’s a bit crudely rendered and droll, but we like stumbling upon this stencil street art of an airplane in Amsterdam. The silhouette is positioned relative to a pair of yellow spray-paint strokes on a utility box, such that the lines appear like contrails off each wing.
“Bear Market” Street art in Amsterdam … Silhouette of a bear and girl on a building construction hoarding in central Amsterdam. This is part of a much larger commissioned street artwork that runs the length of a full city block. We like the phrases like “All systems go,” “Circus Love,”
“Lady” wheat-paste street art by artist Lady Millard on Crosby Street in SoHo, in downtown New York City.
On Saturday, we stumbled upon this solid stencil street art on Elizabeth Street in fashionable Nolita, in downtown New York City. It’s a good example of the stencil medium, and we like the slogan “Art rules the streets,” though the notion itself is more aspirational hype than reality. More of