Street art from November, 2013 in Seattle and January of 2019 in NYC. Old and new.
A sampling of Street Art from the Early aughts and teens: Brooklyn, Montréal and Amsterdam.
Street art is ephemeral. The building can be torn down, other people can tag it, weather, fires, and a host of other things can damage, destroy or efface this work. But as “Beyond The Streets,” the moving street art exhibition showed, even the pieces that have vanished are worth a look.
The ancient Greeks called Italy “Oenotria” the land of wine. WIth over 350 regions and over 500 native wine grapes, this should surprise no one.
By its nature, Street Art doesn’t survive long. It’s ephemeral.
Balance and how to be prepared for the wine decisions of the future, by studying Mexican cuisine now.
Sights from a decade and a half ago in Buenos Aires, specifically the Caballito area, before returning to Manhattan in 2019.
Finishing up a few examples of left coast street art before hopping back to Brooklyn and finding oldies from BsAs.
Brooklyn’s street art tends to be more bootstrap, guerrilla, and pick up, more stickers and graffiti, while in LA, there is more of the large format, paid artist mural. Sure, it has there are the guerrilla works, as there is in even small towns. Each has a bit of all, but the cities different vibes trickle down into the art: sunny and spacious leads to colorful murals, while the winter and density of buildings produce smaller works, more out of the basement or bedroom workshop style.
A simple sticker illustrating the Stairway to Heaven the Christian way, with a balance of Cash and Piety under an Ever Watchful Eye.Read More
Street Art around NYC—Recent Finds in Brooklyn, Chinatown and Little Italy (Winter, 2019)