Posted April 11, 2018 at 5:06 am
Back in the day, photographing graffiti-sheathed subway trains in their full glory was a rarity, save for the infamous shots snapped by Martha Cooper, John Conn, or Henry Chalfant. Every now and again you run into (thanks, in part, to social media) a person whose passion is to do what they did, yet comes up short […]
Posted January 31, 2017 at 5:11 am
The Bowery Graffiti Wall is now decorated with its latest mural. PichiAvo wrapped up work on the horse-driven piece yesterday afternoon, capping a week of painting activities. Indeed, despite driving rains, a Nor’easter, and overall inclement weather the last several days, the Spanish duo worked through it unfazed. As PichiAvo’s first work in New York […]
Posted January 14, 2016 at 10:17 am
Some of New York’s legendary photographers and their accompanying favorite shots will be found together under one roof for a minute. “NYC Streets Then and Now” is set to showcase street photography at its finest, and span the past 40 years. Familiar names such as Martha Cooper and Clayton Patterson will be featured, among others. It’s sponsored by […]
Posted April 7, 2014 at 11:00 am
City Lore, a local organization that champions NYC’s grassroots cultures, has often been described as “New York City’s museum without walls.” This non-museum has now opened an actual gallery in the East Village, at 56 East First Street. The inaugural exhibit, “Moving Murals: Henry Chalfant & Martha Cooper’s All-City Graffiti Archive” kicked off last week. […]
Posted December 12, 2013 at 11:00 am
Missed one of the few public screenings of Everybody Street around the city in November? Don’t feel like paying for it online? Well, you’re in luck. The Apple store in SoHo is screening the film free of charge this Sunday at 7pm (December 15). Go here to reserve your spot. Everybody Street focuses on the lives and […]
Last modified November 25, 2013 at 10:31 am
Back in July, we told you about Everybody Street, the ambitious documentary by filmmaker Cheryl Dunn about the masters of New York City street photography. So, if you were champing at the bit to finally view the 83-minute piece, the day has finally arrived. Head on over to the official Vimeo page to rent ($5.99) […]
Posted July 26, 2013 at 11:10 am
In a digital age over-saturated with selfies and snapshots of the “best grilled cheese ever,” it’s refreshing to come across something like this.
Posted July 10, 2012 at 6:29 am
It appears that Japanese street artist Aiko prefers to do her handiwork at night. Her stenciling at the Bowery graffiti wall began a few days ago, and is slowly coming together.