Graffiti tiles to bring back those CBGB memories

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If you’re someone with any sort of nostalgia for the graffiti-covered bathrooms of CBGB’s (below left), then you have a nice, clean modern version to utilize in your home: Peronda Group’s “Banksy Museum Design Collection” of graffiti tiles, seen below right. Hold on, though – this concept brings up a number of questions, which I […]

Street art memorial to Bill Cunningham

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I was walking south on Washington Street in downtown NYC the other day and happened upon this little street art memorial to photographer Bill Cunningham, who passed away last summer. Cunningham was an American fashion photographer for The New York Times, known for his candid street photography with a focus on clothing as personal expression. […]

That tiny sticker art portrait looks familiar … it’s Walt Whitman!

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Sticker art graffiti artists like to place their “slaps” on the backsides of stop signs, and this one on Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado, is filled with a bunch of different images. But it was the tiny round sticker in the bottom corner (in red circle, below left) that caught my attention … a portrait […]

Where’s Waldo? He’s been found, and apprehended.

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You’re probably familiar with the series of picture books called “Where’s Waldo,” by the English illustrator Martin Handford, where one is given a vast, visually-busy picture (such as the one below left), with the challenge to find the “Waldo” character in the drawing. The graffiti artist “HiJack” had his own take on the Waldo theme […]