Tag Archives: murals
The Lower East Side of Manhattan is usually a lively neighborhood of young people, bars, restaurants, street art, and shopping. Not in 2020 in the midst of a pandemic, not even on the last Sunday before Christmas. Rivington Street was … Continue reading
The City of New York painted a mural running the length of the block on Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th Streets, in front of Trump Tower and facing it, reading Black Lives Matter. The mural has become the … Continue reading
Location unknown, but facing north toward the Chrysler Building and possibly Cooper Union. Artist unknown.
From the archive: the Moondance Diner on Sixth Avenue in Soho with an amazing mural in the background.
Personal favorites from the past decade as we prepare to ring in 2020.
I love murals. This one showing Laocoon and his sons being punished by Poseidon adorns the parking lot of a Greek supermarket in Astoria, Queens. You can see the statue that inspired it in the Metropolitan Museum.