Posts Tagged ‘Young Jee’

The Mysterious Inwood Hill Park Artist Strikes Again

The Mysterious Inwood Hill Park Artist Strikes Again

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Photography by Chris Whitney We have an update on the new artist that is using the truly majestic Inwood Hill Park as their canvas. On New Year’s Day I received an email from a reader, Chris Whitney, who was inspired by my article and went for a trek through our very […]


Inwood Hill Park Has A New Artist In Residence

Inwood Hill Park Has A New Artist In Residence

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It looks like Inwood Hill Park has a new artist in residence. For the record, Inwood Hill Park is the last real sliver of nature left in Manhattan. Like I have said before, the rest of the parks in Manhattan are nature in a suit. Not Inwood Hill Park, it is […]


Uptown Video: Young Jee X Inwood Hill Park Time Lapse

Uptown Video: Young Jee X Inwood Hill Park Time Lapse

The video above shows the artist Young Jee in action working on his favorite canvas, Inwood Hill Park. For those that don’t know, Young Jee created beautiful natural art installations in Inwood Hill Park. Young Jee passed away in August 26th, 2012 but the artist remains alive in the minds of those who encountered his […]


Rest in Peace: Young Jee

Rest in Peace: Young Jee

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) DNAinfo reported earlier today that the man known for making elaborate natural art installations in the woods of Inwood Hill Park, Young Jee, passed away last Sunday from natural causes. The man, who in many ways was a mystery, will be missed as his awesome artwork added a surreal quality to […]


Inwood Hill Park Enigma – The Art of Young Jee

Inwood Hill Park Enigma - The Art of Young Jee

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) This past weekend, I was walking in my absolute favorite spot Uptown, Inwood Hill Park, when I came across one of Young Jee’s latest natural art installations. No, Young Jee is not a rapper as his name might imply. Young Jee is an older Asian man who frequents the parks and […]


The Art of Nature: Young Jee Returns

The Art of Nature: Young Jee Returns

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I first came across the artwork of Young Jee when I was traversing the woods of my favorite park in the world, Inwood Hill Park, 2 years ago. I was deep in thought and immersed in nature when I happened upon these beautiful sculptures of animals made using only twigs and […]

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