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Street Art Goes Commercial

Street art is a controversial topic; some view it as vandalism while others view it as craftsmanship. But instead of condemning the practice, perhaps New York City ought to take a few pointers from Los Angeles. An increasing number of … Continue reading

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Classroom Treasure: Israel Reyes

Public School 69X Journey Prep is a 93-year-old school building in the Bronx, near Soundview, with a student body of about 600, most of them Hispanic. It suffers from many of the typical problems of urban schools – budgets in … Continue reading

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Banksy’s “Residency” On the Streets of New York City

If you haven’t yet heard about (or seen) Banksy’s latest work in New York City, let me be the first to tell you that the elusive artist hasn’t exactly been welcomed with open arms. Banksy is one of the most … Continue reading

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ArtBridge NYC Transforms Public Spaces Around the City

Sometimes when you live in a vast urban environment like New York City, discovering art can seem like a daunting task. Of course, in NYC there is art literally everywhere – in museums and private galleries, in the architecture of … Continue reading

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“Voice Tunnel” Is An Exhibition Beneath the City

This August, an art installation piece unlike any other will take to New York City’s Park Avenue Tunnel. Open to pedestrians for the very first time, from 33rd Street to 40th Street visitors will have access to walk beneath the … Continue reading

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Ballet and Street Art together at last

By T-Boye Doe, Contributing Writer T-Boye Doe is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  T-Boye Doe is a thirty-something year old independent film-maker from Brooklyn, New York, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his … Continue reading

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Street Art in New York

By T-Boye Doe, Contributing Writer T-Boye Doe is a new contributing writer for Community Arts NYC.  T-Boye Doe is a thirty-something year old independent film-maker from Brooklyn, New York, and is one of our New York based writers. Check out his … Continue reading

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Street Art 2012: Looking Back

As we move into 2013, many of us will be looking to the future for the changes it will bring. But it’s impossible to move into that future—2013—without doing at least a little looking back.   In New York City, … Continue reading

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Public art makes use of abandoned spaces

As crowded as New York is, there still exists a plethora of uninhabited and abandoned spaces here, from buildings to vacant lots. With a little initiative and a lot of tenacity, various citizens and organizations have turned these neglected spaces … Continue reading

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NYC artists show much love for MCA

As a Beastie Boys fan myself, last week was heartbreaking in many ways. I grew up listening to MCA, and it just doesn’t seem fair that such a talented guy that gave so much more than music to the world … Continue reading

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