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 […]

Mystery about Army of One and Arbus image is revealed

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When I was walking around Chelsea on Wednesday, visiting art galleries and taking pictures of street art, I saw a familiar piece, below left: it’s the street art that utilizes Diane Arbus’ Child With a Toy Hand Grenade in Central Park, 1962 (pictured in inset). I’ve written about this mysterious street artist before: seeing a […]

Street art with Andy Warhol quote “I was once here” – or is it? I don’t think so …

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I saw this painted on the sidewalk near the Comme des Garçons store on West 22nd Street in front of the Heavenly Body Works building. It says “I was once here. A Warhol” inside of the outline of a head, but I don’t think that was actually a quote that can be attributed to Andy […]

Giving Michelangelo a graffiti twist in the Bronx

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I was in the Bronx yesterday, driving around and checking out the graffiti, when I saw this piece by graffiti artist “Clark FLY I.D.” The mural is titled “Blessed,” and it was legally painted on the side of this deli at 205th and Webster Avenue. It’s a play on Michelangelo’s fresco painting “The Creation of […]

How and Nosm on Whitlock Ave in the Bronx

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I went on a little self-guided graffiti tour of the Bronx today, which was initiated with a general Google-search of where to find a concentrated batch of street art. I started with an especially good stretch of graffiti-covered buildings on Whitlock Avenue just south of the subway station (6 train, Whitlock Ave stop). I wanted […]