Post Tagged with: "Murals"

Franco “the Great” Gaskin’s piece promotes education equality for all people, according to the Not A Crime campaign’s website. (Photo by  Kylee Tsuru via The Uptowner)

Education is #NotACrime Murals in Harlem

Asian, Education, Manhattan September 20, 2016 at 3:34 pm

In time for the UN General Assembly, murals in Harlem make up part of Not A Crime, a global campaign that strives for education equality for the Bahá’ís, a religious minority in Iran, reports The Uptowner.

Ben Angotti painted this mural of local hero, Mike Tyson. (Photo by Audrey Connelly via Brooklyn Based)

The ‘Writing on the Walls’ of Brownsville

Brooklyn, Youth October 23, 2015 at 2:44 pm

The Writing on the Walls Art District in Brownsville, composed of 12 murals made by renowned and emerging street artists, is the brainchild of local artist N. Carlos Jay, who speaks to Brooklyn Based about inspiring local kids through the artwork.

Mural by artist Jessica Blowers at Stanley’s Pharmacy, 31 Ludlow St. (Photo courtesy LES BID via The Lo-Down)

A Plan to Paint 100 LES Gates

Culture, Manhattan January 30, 2015 at 2:56 pm

A Lower East Side project to paint murals on “100 gates” of businesses has received city funding to support the effort, Our Town and The Lo-Down reports.

"Voices Her'd: Informed, Empowered," by Katie Yamasaki, on Sunset Park's 23 Street and Third Avenue (Photo by Zaira Cortés via El Diario).

Muralists Enrich Neighborhoods – Not Themselves

Culture, In the News, Latino, New York May 6, 2014 at 4:00 pm

The popular saying “If walls could talk” turns into reality in the vibrant murals found in the city’s Hispanic neighborhoods, but their creators find it almost impossible to live off the art, El Diario/La Prensa reports.