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New York Graffiti Artists

New York City's War on Graffiti

Adam Mansbach | Posted 03.24.2013 | Books
Adam Mansbach

The subway's exteriors have been art-free since 1989, but the war has never really ended. New York City remains rigidly opposed to the very aesthetic of graffiti -- even if the art in question is perfectly legal.

Graffiti Artists Grow Up, But Still Have The Itch To Create

AP | BONNY GHOSH | Posted 09.29.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — In torn jeans and saddled with a black backpack, Andrew Witten glances up and down the street for police. The 51-year-old then whips ...

PHOTO: Anti-NYPD Mural, Painted Legally, Removed By NYPD

Posted 07.26.2012 | New York

A mural calling the NYPD "MURDERERS", spray-painted on a wall by a graffiti artist with the permission of the building owner, was painted over and rem...

J-Lo's Car Commercial Angers The Bronx Again

Posted 11.29.2011 | New York

J-Lo's Fiat car commercial wasn't so Jenny-From-The Block to begin with-- it features the pop star expressing her deep love for the Bronx, ahem, from ...

PHOTOS: HowNosm's Constructivist Chaos

Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts

Despite the many different styles within the street art/graffiti realm, in one way or another, the subject matter touches upon the universal struggle ...

Graffiti Collective Commissioned To Revive New York's Classics

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Anyone who has been lost in the last few weeks around the southern reaches of the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn could be excused for experiencing a powerf...