A few street art snaps from my visit in May. Here’s the recap of the first weekend and here’s the second weekends recap.
Pirelli HangarBicocca is an old industrial plant in the north of Milan that is now used as an exhibition hall for contemporary art. It’s in the middle of an industrial area but easy to get to by public transport: just take the purple line M5 to Ponale and walk along Via Chiese for about 10… Read More Milan. Pirelli HangarBicocca. Carsten Hoeller, Anselm Kiefer & Os Gemeos.
Most of the murals in Downtown West Palm Beach were created for CANVAS WPB – an outdoor museum show in 2015. On their website you can find a map that lists all artists and locations. The mural pictured above is by 2alas. I had never seen an artwork of the Miami-based duo before but I… Read More Florida. Murals in Downtown West Palm Beach.
At the beginnig of March I spent one week in South Florida visiting a good friend of mine who moved there a couple of years ago. I got super cheap flights (300 € return!) with Jetairfly from Brussels to Miami. On my first full day there we visited the beautiful Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach where we saw all… Read More Recap. A week in South Florida.
Most of the murals in Little Italy and surrounding neighborhoods are curated by The L.I.S.A. Project; a “non-profit organization bringing together a diverse group of street artists to historic Mulberry Street in the Little Italy neighborhood of New York City to create Manhattan’s first and only mural district”. More information here: lisaprojectnyc.org
The mural on the corner of East Houston Street and Bowery is one of the places I always visit when I’m in NYC. In previous years I’ve seen murals by Retna, Lady Aiko, Maya Hayuk and Barry McGee. I was disappointed to read the the mural was temporary removed due to a construction site nearby, but… Read More NYC. The Bowery Mural by Ron English.
A few random NYC photos from my last trip back in March: 1. my all time favourite view from the High Line along 10th Avenue // 2. at the Roosvelt Island tram stop at 2nd Avenue and 59th // 3. Pigeons at Central Park South // 4. Chrysler Building // 5. Comandante Biggie mural at the… Read More New York. New York.
Portuguese street Artist Alexandre Farto aka Vhils is well known for his large works of faces carved into walls. I came across his art twice before: in Berlin and in Venice Beach. Since July the Fundacao edp is showing his artworks at the Museu da Electricidade in Lisbons neighborhood Belém. The exhibit – titled “Dissecção/Dissection”- runs until 5th… Read More Lisbon. The Vhils exhibit “Dissecção/Dissection” at the Museum of Electricity.
These are a few shots I took while wandering around the Arts District one afternoon during my 5 days in LA. The photos show the northern part opf the district, mostly around Traction Avenue and East 3rd Street, where many murals -by famous street artists like JR, Tristan Eaton and Shepard Fairey- as well as… Read More Los Angeles. Downtown. Arts District.
10 pieces of the Berlin Wall – the longest segment of the wall outside of Berlin- are standing on the lawn at 5900 Wilshire Boulevard, right in front of the main entrance of LACMA. Those pieces are painted by Thierry Noir, Birmer, Kent Twitchell, Farrah Karapetian and Marie Astrid Gonzales and are part of the… Read More Los Angeles. 10 pieces of the Berlin Wall on Wilshire Boulevard.