Tag Archives: murals
A Walk on Rivington Street
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
Trump Tower, July 12, 2020
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
Restaurant on East Houston Street, around 1990
Mural on the Lower East Side, 1992
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.
Farewell to the Decade
Personal favorites from the past decade as we prepare to ring in 2020.
Untitled (Love Me)
Laocoon in Queens
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.
West 17th Street
I love New York. While you’re walking down the street, this is what you can see without even going out of your way. It’s part of a mural by Phlegm, a British artist; homage to Edward Gorey and Breughel, but … Continue reading