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Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Wild Animal Mural Near Prospect Park Needs Protective Coating, Artist Says

Local muralist Kwenci Jones is soliciting $4,000 from residents to restore the public artwork.

East Village »

'Mosaic Man' Lampposts May Be Included in Astor Place Redesign

Community Boards 2 and 3 will hear plans that incorporate lampposts decorated by artist Jim Power.

Hunts Point »

Artists Design Markers for The Bronx's Culture Trail

Community members have eight choices to pick from.

Concourse »

Storefronts by Yankee Stadium Now Boast All-Star Lineup of Baseball Murals

The neighborhood has nine murals of famous ballplayers up, and at least one more is on the way.

Flatiron »

Shimmering Metal Canopy to Hover Over Madison Square Park

A 500-foot-long canopy of metal discs is coming to Madison Square Park in April 2015.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Resident Captures the History of El Barrio Through Its Murals

Marina Ortiz spent ten years photographing the neighborhood's murals. 

Greenwich Village »

Climb Into Bed With Whispering Actresses in Hudson River Park

A performance art installation with seven actresses lying on seven white beds is coming to Pier 45.

Hudson Heights »

187th Street Steps Slated for Art Project Commemorating Revolutionary War

The design, known as a "road tattoo," will be installed in the next few weeks.

Greenwich Village »

Statue Knocking Artist Who Killed Dog Appears at 14th Street Subway Station

The statue appears to be a reference to artist Tom Otterness' controversial past.

Mott Haven »

South Bronx Mural Decries Police Violence and Boosts Community Bonds

The mural is located at the corner of 148th Street and Brook Avenue.

Upper West Side »

Large Metal Dandelions to Spring from Upper West Side Block

A new public art project will feature flowers inspired by street signs on West 97th Street.

East Village »

'Mosaic Man' Tears Down His Artwork to Protest Astor Place Redesign

Jim "Mosaic Man" Power is removing his multicolored mosaics from seven Astor Place lampposts.

Navy Yard »

Brooklyn Navy Yard Mural Shows GPS-Tracked Movements of Workers

The lines of the mural represent the routes of people who work on the historic Navy Yard's grounds.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

'Flatbush Trees' Sculpture Awaits Multicolored Makeover as Locals Fundraise

An installation artist needs $10,000 to begin a long-planned refurbishment of the Brooklyn fixture.

Long Island City »

Lounge Around This Faux-Pool in Long Island City

The piece will be in the Crescent Street lot where a film and music fest will take place this summer.