Posts Tagged ‘Street Art’

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

The Uptown Tweet of the Week

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Where Audubon Found Repose, Sprayed-On Specimens Alight | NY Times

Where Audubon Found Repose, Sprayed-On Specimens Alight | NY Times

By MATT A.V. CHABAN Among the beloved prints in John James Audubon’s “The Birds of North America” is plate No. 411, a Tundra Swan, Cygnus columbianus. The regal white bird paddles along on its huge, black, webbed feet, each tiny feather rippling with the water. Yellow lilies float before it, the swan’s graceful neck looped […]


Uptown Video: Luminata

Uptown Video: Luminata

A site-specific dance piece presented by the West Harlem Arts Fund as part of Harlem’s Festival of Lights for the third installment of the Under the Viaduct Tour series.


Public art installation lights up Harlem | Art Daily

Public art installation lights up Harlem | Art Daily

The neighborhood of Harlem, and West Harlem in particular, has a rich cultural history and has had a tremendous impact on the arts in all of New York City. The past five years have seen an increasingly rapid expansion of art, design and business in the community, and Harlem resident and artist Bentley Meeker has […]


Uptown Video: Street Art vs Graffiti

Uptown Video: Street Art vs Graffiti

We asked the people of the Bronx, if there is a difference between Street Art and Graffiti? The Bronx is the birthplace of Hip Hop, breakdancing and Graffiti “bombing” as documented in: Style Wars. We here at Project Bronx also asked Bronx residents if Street Art hurts or helps the community? Do art murals hold […]


Street Artist Alicé Pasquini’s 3 Part Letter

Street Artist Alicé Pasquini’s 3 Part Letter

All photos are by Jessica Stewart Renowned Italian street artist, Alicé Pasquini, was recently in town for a three-wall project in New York and New Jersey that tells a short story over the course of three murals. The first wall, painted on an abandoned pizza place in Rockaway Beach (Queens, New York), shows a girl […]


Italian Street Artist to Paint Murals on Inwood Schools | DNAinfo

Italian Street Artist to Paint Murals on Inwood Schools | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya INWOOD — Two Inwood elementary schools are about to get a taste of Italian street art. Muscota New School and Amistad Dual Language School will become a canvas for street artist Alice Pasquini later this month, as the hip-hop-inspired painter plans to install a mural for students and parents on Saturday, April […]


Best of the Boogie Down: The Bronx – Still Home to Street Art

Best of the Boogie Down: The Bronx - Still Home to Street Art

BY Jenni Ruiza (@RuizaJenni) RIP to 5-Pointz in Queens this week; there seems to be a shortage of what we grew up with – street art. The more you gentrify a neighborhood, the less character it seems to have, right? So, what does that mean for the Boogie Down? By comparison, we’re the least “touched” […]


Ben Eine Comes Uptown – The Video

Ben Eine Comes Uptown - The Video


Uptown Welcomes International Street Artist Ben Eine

Uptown Welcomes International Street Artist Ben Eine

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) BY Emmanuel Abreu (@EAbreuVisuals) I had the distinct pleasure and honor of attending the Uptown welcoming celebration for International Street Artist Ben Eine this past Monday. Even though Ben is reportedly the favorite artist of the wife of the current British Prime Minister and one of his works is owned by […]


UC Exclusive: International Street Artist Ben Eine’s Uptown Campaign

UC Exclusive: International Street Artist Ben Eine's Uptown Campaign

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Ket As quiet as it’s kept, internationally renowned street artist Ben Eine has been Uptown for the past week working his particular brand of magic on our beloved Uptown streets. For those that don’t know, Ben Eine turned a dreary block in east London into an outdoor art gallery […]


UC APPROVED – SHEPARD FAIREY'S "MAY DAY"

By M.Tony Peralta I finally got to check out Shepard Fairey’s May Day exhibit at Deitch Projects. I attempted to go last week for the opening reception but the line was ridiculously long.  I opted out and went this weekend. The exhibit is amazing, I want to go back and soak it all in some more. Peep the […]

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