NYC and Environs—Recent Finds in Brooklyn, Chinatown and Little Italy (Winter, 2019)

A tantalizing promise: beer is free. Tomorrow.
A false Window sign with a Cardinal Thought for Today: Free Beer Tomorrow

Free Beer Tomorrow, the eternal torture of Tantalus—or the promise you never have to keep.  #streetart #sign #Brooklyn

Sticker found on the Streets of Brooklyn: ! Warning above the stencil image of Trump's face
Trump faced Warning from the Streets of Brooklyn

Wisdom from the Streets of Brooklyn: A weathered Warning featureing a Trump-face from the Streets of Brooklyn  #streetart #stickers #brooklyn #williamsburg

A sticker from neighborland.com: "I Want Godzilla in my neighborhood." WIth a child's block letters.
A Child’s Wish: Godzilla as a Neighbor

A sticker from neighborland.com: “I Want Godzilla in my neighborhood.” What child wouldn’t? #sticker #brooklyn #streetart

Sidewalk chalk drawings: Wolf's head and full moon, blinking eye, and the artist's statement
Art by Angelina

Sidewalk chalk drawings: Wolf’s head and full moon, blinking eye, and the artist’s statement—By: Angelina #streetart #grafitti #brooklyn

Sticker on Restaurant door "CLOSED by order of the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene"
Sticker on Restaurant door “CLOSED by order of the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene”

“Permits? We don’t need no stinking permit!” Sticker on Mexican Restaurant’s door “CLOSED by order of the Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene” Been closed since October of 2018. Five Months now.

Shot of "You Go Borehod" Grifitto as flock of pigeons fly by
Shot of “You Go Borehod” Grifitto as flock of pigeons fly by #grafitto #NYC #streetart
Entrance to LIttle Italy on Mulberry Street, with ANIMALS graffito
Animals in Little Italy

The Mulberry Street Entrance to NYC’s Little Italy, with “ANIMALS” graffito overhead and sliver of Yellow cab. #grafitto #NYC #streetart #littleitaly

Street scene of Chinatown Pegasus flying over Pell Street
Pegasus on Pell Street

Pell Street Pegasus flying overhead in the rain, Chinatown Manhattan #sculpture #NYC #streetart #chinatown

Wall mural on Doyers Street: Chinatown Warriors Dancing with Swords
Chinatown Warriors Dancing with Swords

A bit of drama on the corner of a small street in the warren of Manhattan’s Chinatown: Wall mural on Doyers Street: Chinatown Warriors Dancing with Swords #Mural #NYC #streetart #Chinatown

First of a Pair of Pink People Peeking around imaginary corners
A stencil of a face, peeking around a coner, from the left
Second of a Pair of Pink People Peeking around imaginary corners
A stencil of a face, peeking around a corner, from the right.

A Pair of Pink People Peeking around imaginary corners in NYC’s Chinatown. #stencil #NYC #streetart #chinatown

Four story tall mural of Lady Liberty in stripes, revealing deeper symbols
Lady Liberty in Stripes
Mural of a burst of green seed shapes and red highlights at the base of a larger mural in a rare abandoned lot in Manhattan
Burst of green seeds

A pair of shots of a four story mural in two parts: Lady Liberty in stripes, revealing deeper symbols and Ms. Liberty’s foundation: a mural of a burst of green seed shapes and red highlights in a rare abandoned lot in Manhattan

Face and hands in an expression of apprehension, with roses and oversized alien eyes: mixed media, sticker, pain and coloring
Looking Left in Apprehension: the Eyes of a Connection Box

Physical Clipart on a Connection Box —Face and hands in an expression of apprehension, with oversized alien eyes looking left and roses. Mixed media: stickers, paint, and coloring

A lamp post with several layers of artwork, a painting of a woman revealing earlier work, A big eyed hoodie boy and a line drawing of a hatted man ordering you away, all over remnants of still earlier work.
Layers of art—part of a pair of ladies on a lamppost base: turquoise
A lamp post with layers of artwork, a painting of a woman over an orange background, revealing earlier work: a decayed beauty, like much of NYC
Layers of art—part of a pair of ladies on a lamppost base: orange

These two multi-layered portraits are on opposite sides of the bottom of a single lamppost. (One can match the purple and greens on the lamp post itself as well as the black car: the fender on the turquoise lady, and the front corner on the orange lady’s left. I wonder who the lady was to the artist even if only an idealization.

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