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 … 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 … More NYC. The Bowery Mural by Ron English.
In honour of Valentine’s Day tomorrow here’s a collection of all love-themed posts on BCBL: The Corner of Love on Licoln Boulevard in Venice Beach. The Brooklyn Love Building on Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn. LisbonLovers – my favourite souvenier shop in Lisbon on Rua Dom Pedro. The love padlocks on Hohenzollern Bridge in Cologne, … More BCBL. LOVE. Happy Valentines Day!
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 … More Lisbon. The Vhils exhibit “Dissecção/Dissection” at the Museum of Electricity.
After seeing its northern part around Traction Avenue (here’s my post about it) I wandered through the Arts Distric, along Alameda, Palmetto, Matteo and Industrial Streets. I passed lots of street art and huge murals, walked along empty streets and along many warehouses, found cute little cafes and shopped at Urban Radish Market. A huge … More DTLA. Arts District – Part II.
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 … 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 … More Los Angeles. 10 pieces of the Berlin Wall on Wilshire Boulevard.
Today when I wanted to google something I saw that today is Audrey Hepburns 85th birthday! That gave me a good reason to post pics of this beautiful mural I saw in Hollywood in March: It’s on the walls of Argentum Photolab on the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Seward Street. Two weeks later I saw … More Los Angeles. Hollywood. Audrey Hepburn mural by Free Humanity.