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We've all seen the Bowery Wall - you know, the one that's always changing on the corner of Bowery and Houston. It has become an iconic New York destination, and even the guidebooks say it's a must-see. Though we've all seen it, few people are aware of the history and relevance of the giant mural, especially it's role in the fashion world. After all, we all know that fashion and art are inextricably linked. Click through to see what this exciting street art and haute fashion house Louis Vuitton have in common.
Here at Guest of a Guest, we love all things quirky, creative, and fun, and what's a better representation of those things than the different kinds of street art in NYC? Here's an instagram round up of some of our favorite street art images, both old and new, which highlights the work of NYC street artists.
One of the best parts about living in New York City is the opportunity to witness public art on every corner. Whether it’s the high-rise architecture, public monuments or renegade street artists, there is always something to make you take a second look and appreciate NYC’s creative energy. More»
[There's a new mural up on 7th street between 1st and 2nd avenues in tribute to Adam 'MCA' Yauch of the Beastie Boys. The legendary rapper died at age 47 Friday morning after a three-year battle with cancer. We will most likely be seeing many more of these. Photo via Dennis Crowley's Instagram.]
View more images from this event by Alex Max HERE and TAG your friends!
On Saturday, hundreds of photographers, designers, models, and graffiti artists traveled across the greater DC and Baltimore area to support what creator Luis Rosenfeld calls “a nonprofit fashion event and space for criminalized artists.” More»
[Photo via] Happy extra gloomy Monday, everyone. How are we on this bleakest of mornings? If you're doing the sad Charlie Brown walk, here's at least one reason to be glad it's Monday: you can go see a bunch of sweet graffiti in MOCA's "Art In The Streets" exhibition for free, thanks to the ever elusive Banksy. More»
So you've been meaning to make it over to MOCA to see the comprehensive street art exhibition. "Art In The Streets," but once again, you blew your weekly "cultural activities" budget on Jagermeister. Don't worry, we're not here to lecture you, but rather to tell you that Banksy himself has your back: for the rest of the summer, as long as you can make it on a Monday, admission is on him. More»
The good thing about art is that it's always fluctuating. Always new shows, new scandals, new trends. And now that spring is springing, and the sun is shining, it is a great time to get out of the house and look at some awesome art. Why? Because it's awesome. I already told you that. Enjoy! More»
Saturday, May 18
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.