LoMan Art Festival

Cecil the Lion Gets a Memorial Mural in Little Italy

Posted August 19, 2015 at 10:44 am

While not a Lower East Side resident, Cecil the Lion nevertheless gets the memorial mural treatment. Artist J. Morello painted this lion king on the enormous gate of 142 Mulberry Street in Little Italy (formerly the Super Five Gift Shop). The orange-filtered piece was commissioned last week as part of the first annual LoMan Art […]

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Massive Murals: Buff Monster and Faith47 Go Big a Chrystie Street Warehouse

Posted August 10, 2015 at 5:17 am

It’s a showcase of epic ups on the so-called “gallery block” of Broome Street. In the last month, well-regarded muralists Buff Monster and Faith47 hit the same brick warehouse beside Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Both as commissioned pieces by The Little Italy Street Art Project. Street artist Faith47 painted an enormous wingspan mural on the […]

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Os Gemeos x JR Collaboration Spotted on Chrystie Street

Last modified August 8, 2015 at 1:45 pm

Os Gemeos artwork really hasn’t been seen much in these parts since 2009, when twin brothers Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo painted the OG Bowery graffiti wall. Before it was encased in a Pink Floyd-esque white-box wall (said mural is still preserved). The artists are in town this week as part of the LISA Project’s “LoMan […]

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The LISA Project Inaugurates the 1st Annual ‘LoMan Mural Festival’ Today

Posted August 5, 2015 at 10:22 am

Today marks the inaugural kickoff of the LoMan Art Festival. Presented by the Little Italy Street Art Project, the event brings a bunch of big names (Ron English, Os Gemeos, Beau Stanton, Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, TATS CRU, LUDO, Solus) and new murals to Lower Manhattan. Blank store gates and walls – in over twenty-one different neighborhoods – will be fresh with spray paint […]

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