Recently this popupal picture appeared on social media – it is a mural done by Angela China in NYC who uses the nickname GUMSHOEART.
As her nickname indicates, her street art focuses on shoes and chewing gums. 49 more words
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The cultural value of graffiti, an art form that has found its home on the blank, urban surfaces of New York City, has long been debated amongst collectors, academics and NYC residents themselves. 412 more words
In the 1970s, graffiti emerged as a powerful form of self-expression on New York City streets. Our recent exhibition City as Canvas offered a window into the origins of this movement, and its evolution as graffiti artists like Lee Quinones and Lady Pink moved from the streets to canvases and gallery walls – and gained prominence in the art community. 459 more words