Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Our friends at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan just alerted us to their new curated poster series in the NYC Subway system with artist Nathan Fox. SVA has been commission this series for years, and have tapped the likes of Stefan Sagmeister, Milton Glaser, Tony Palladino, Paula Scher, to name just a few, to participate. THe SVA alums' posters follow the adventures of "Tako, an artist who brings her creations to life and travels to imaginary places. Each bears the message "What's Your Story?"--to inspire commuters to realize their own ambitions." The posters are up through February, 2014.
Graffiti // Tuesday, November 05, 2013
If we have to explain to you why this is so great, than you probably don’t love graffiti as much as the rest of us. Blade, a true OG subway king.
Graffiti // Saturday, October 12, 2013
Who doesn’t love old New York footage from the ‘70s and ‘80s? Take that classic footage, throw a well-produced upbeat track with some NASA footage in there and you got a something going! Chaze and Jay One put together this video entitled “Indelible” and it will certainly get you pumped on this Saturday morning!
Street Art // Friday, November 09, 2012
To have your artwork cover the inside and outside of a New York subway car is a rare opportunity for any artist, especially one who initially made his name in the streets with graffiti. Kaws who has gone on to become an accomplished artist and businessman in a number of platforms, was also recently invited to participate in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade with his own signature balloon. To see the cars in person head on down to Grand Central Station or Times Square and catch the S train. You won’t miss it!
Graffiti // Tuesday, October 02, 2012
The European clean train scene is alive more than ever and this video by Athens-based, Btl crew, captures much of the energy that is needed to be a participant. Always amazes us that these people document everything on video, even while getting chased by police. Good watch
Graffiti // Friday, August 24, 2012
Here is a classic shot from a Queens neighborhood with graffiti filled subway cars passing by and the Manhattan skyline in the background. Also, the World Trade Center towers can be seen towering above the city. You have to click the read more to see this photo in its full capacity.
Graffiti // Monday, July 30, 2012
Plenty of photographs try to convey the experience and adventure of graffiti, often failing. This photograph nails the subjects cautious advancement into a train station, checking to see if any workers are below.
Graffiti // Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Watch this video. It’s 1 minute long, contains drama, and has an epic conclusion. Do it, you won’t be disappointed.
Graffiti // Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Apparently there are still subway platforms in the world where one can paint a Psilocybin-induced, Candy Land reminiscent piece, if they feel so inclined.