Street art is visual art created in public locations, usually unsanctioned artwork executed outside of the context of traditional art venues. The term gained popularity during the graffiti art boom of the early 1980s and continues to be applied to subsequent incarnations. Stencil graffiti, wheat pasted poster art or sticker art, and street installation or sculpture are common forms of modern street art. Video projection, yarn bombing and Lock Onsculpture became popularized at the turn of the 21st century.
The terms "urban art", "guerrilla art", "post-graffiti" and "neo-graffiti" are also sometimes used when referring to artwork created in these contexts.
Artists we may see on the Williamsburg street art tour:
Aiko, ASVP, Bast, C215, Cekis, CERN, Chris RWK, Chris Uphues, Cost, Cruz, Dain, Dark Clouds, ENX, Enzo and Nio, Erick Berglin, Ellis G., Faile, Faro, Franco de Pajaro, FKDL, How and Nosm, Icy and Sot, imminent Disaster, Left hand Wave, Mike Makatron, Miss Bugs, Nina, Paul Richard, RAE, ROA, R. Robot, Rubin 415, Sheryo, Sweet Toof, Swampy, the Yok, the FX Crew, UFO907, Zio Zigler, B.D. White and more.
Reservations: REQUIRED. Click here to reserve.
Duration: Approximately 2 hours. Tour distance is approximately 1.5 miles (2k)
When: @2pm Mondays. View Our Full Calendar
Where: Tour begins from the intersection of Bedford Ave. and N. 7th Street, Brooklyn, just outside the Bedford Ave subway station L Train (map).
Cost: The Williamsburg Street Art Tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it's done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for anyone's budget.