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View Resource New York City Signs -- 14th to 42nd Streets

Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, thousands of businesses (both small and large) advertised their wares through creative and elaborate signs painted on the sides of buildings. Of course, New York had some of the most interesting, and a few of the most compelling can be found on this website, maintained by Walter Grutchfield. Obviously it would be nearly impossible to document all of them, so...
View Resource "Street art" draws attention of the public, potential investors, and law enforcement

Blek le Rat, the man who gave birth to Banksy Banksy [Macromedia Flash Player] Tate Modern: Street Art TIME: Art of the Street Photo...
View Resource Street Art with Google Art

According to Allan Schartzman's 1985 book, Street Art, many artists who choose to work outside the context of a traditional studio often do so in an attempt to communicate directly with the public, free from the confines and class boundaries of gallery and museum spaces. This site, from Google Cultural Institute, curates some of that work. To begin, readers will want to scroll down through the...

View Resource Brooklyn Street Art

Brooklyn Street Art tracks the burgeoning, innovative, and ever-changing street art of New York City's most populous borough. The site opens with daily blog entries that both textually and visually engage with the latest news and trends. Recent posts have featured political art by Vicki Da Silva and Fintan Magee, explorations of love and faith by Mr. Renaissance and an unnamed artist,...