Everywhere you turn on the Lower East Side, you come face to face with a Kenny Scharf piece. Most of them come out secretly at night, when business owners close their roll down gates. Kenny’s Red Scary Guy is making a particular splash this summer, with the shiny sculptural version holding court at the Standard …More
We recently met the prolific (and young) Iranian brothers/street art duo ICY & SOT– two really nice dudes. We’re LOVING their new piece over on Wythe and South 6th. Their work touches on issues like children, poverty and war–but we can’t help but reminded of the slimings on “You Can’t Do That on Television” with …More
On the corner of Abbot Kinney and Cadiz Ct. in Venice Beach, Los Angeles, we ran into this great mural by Alexis Diaz entitled, Rooster Fish. Alexis Diaz (La Pandilla) is an Artist / Muralist from Miami by way of Puerto Rico. In addition to his solo work, Alexis often works collectively with his friend …More
Please join us today, June 18, 2013 from 5-8pm at the Roger Smith Hotel on Lexington between 47th and 48th Streets for a CHERYL themed happy hour and Art Nerd awesome mixer. Meet other Art Nerds while sipping cocktails and celebrating CHERYL’s installation at the Window at 125 at the hotel.
CHERYL is a four-member, semi-anonymous …More
One might expect such a patriotic tribute to have been painted by oh, say, an American… but not the case: Sao Paulo street artist/muralist Eduardo Kobra is responsible for this technicolor display of historical affairs. Good thing too – that red white and blue was getting old. The commissioned piece was unveiled on Independence Day 2012 …More
Bushwick has turned into an open-air mural museum as of late, and Art Nerd favorite Beau Stanton is its newest featured artist. Stanton transformed a disused (and rather ugly) stained building into a gorgeous Victorian temple with stained glass. Aside from being one of his iconic paintings come to life, the piece is oddly in …More
There is at least one work by the Brazilian twins Os Gemeos left in New York (not counting the splasherized ones in Williamsburg. Their collaboration at PS 11 with graffiti legend Futura still overlooks the playground a few blocks before the gallery madness of Chelsea takes over.More
ICY (born 1985) and SOT (born 1991) are stencil artists from Tabriz, Iran. Their works are about peace, war, love, hate, hope, despair, children, human rights and Iranian culture. The two brothers have held numerous exhibitions and unofficial street works in Iran and foreign countries. You …More
Michael De Feo’s street art flowers bring smiles to people everywhere they sprout up. The oversized blooms can be seen around New York City, but like any ephemeral art, are often covered over.
Not so with this one above SVA’s Dorm on 23rd. High above the street, …More
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Tucked on a quiet block of Norfolk Street is a trippy swirling public mural offering by Kenny Scharf.More
Belgian artist ROA’s black and white animal murals can be found across the world. This large squirrel piece is on the side of delicious Blue Bottle CoffeeMore