5Pointz Existence in Jeopardy

Street Art // Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Occupying a city block and 5 stories high, 5Pointz is destination for street artists around the world visiting New York City.  The building’s owner, Jerry Wolkoff says the time has come to redevelop the site and build high-rise residential towers with up to 1,300 rental units.  The building would also include a diverse mix of shops and restaurants, a supermarket, as well as studios available to artists.  The property is quite valuable and comes as know surprise with all the development in New York.

Newspaper Sculptures and Installations by NYC's Nick Georgiou

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Queens, New York's Nick Georgiou creates these elaborate, detailed art installations and sculptures out of newspapers. He does them as public street art pieces, leaving them around NYC, or he does some quite insane gallery work in the form portraits. Out of newspapers mind you.

Feature—Skewville

Juxtapoz // Sunday, January 23, 2011
Our Helen Soteriou sits down with Queens, New York-based Skewville, the roaming artists known for throwing wooden sneakers over wires across the globe. From NYC to London, and Berlin to the Mayan Temples of Mexico, Skewville have taken these sneakers you see here and made them postcard moments. Interview after the jump . . . 

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