Danny Cortes is gaining acclaim for his miniatures, which depict scenes from his Bushwick, Brooklyn neighborhood as well as those influenced by Hip-Hop culture. He details how his work has caught on to being prized purchases in an auction held by Sotheby's which contained other artifacts from the culture.
To celebrate Good Friday 2014, an unknown street artist has decided to honor Kanye West in arguably the most sacrilegious way possible. A mural depicting the rapper as Jesus on the cross has just been spotted in Los Angeles.
New York has been known as the home for some of the best graffiti artists in the world, giving widespread legitimacy to the street art. At the Museum of the City of New York, aerosol artists of the 1970s and ’80s will have their work featured in a six-month exhibit beginning today (February 4).
The issues of gentrification, exploitation and good old fashioned bamboozlement have come together hilariously, or tragically, in East New York, Brooklyn thanks to Banksy. The street artist is currently in NYC and local hustlers were charging $20 a pop to get a look at his latest piece, which happened to be in their hood.
Graffiti fans the world over have traveled to the borough of Queens in New York to take in the massive 5Pointz Aerosol Art Museum warehouse space. Now, the heavily-tagged mecca of street art is slated to be torn down by developers to make way for a new condominium development.
Street artist and graphic designer Jason “Jay Shells” Shelowitz has been making a name for himself in the art world for his bold images and political statements. With his latest project, Shells is bombing the city using the clever angle of crafting street signs with rap lyrics and placing them at the actual location that […]