Sophia Dawson

This is Part III in an ongoing series of posts featuring politically and socially conscious artworks that have surfaced on NYC streets:

Kingbee and Tito Na Rua take on gentrification in the Bronx

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Hanksy‘s famed portrait of Donald Trump in Downtown Manhattan

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Groundswell youth  — with lead artist Danielle McDonald and assistant artist Jazmine Hayes — in Bed-Stuy 

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Hunt Rodrigues on the pavement in Bushwick

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Sophia Dawson  on Myrtle Avenue — with quote from Assata Shakur — for Black Artstory Month

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Photo credits: 1 & 5 Lois Stavsky; 2, 3 & 4 Tara Murray

Note: Our highly acclaimed Street Art NYC App is now available for Android devices here.

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Here are a few of the works reflecting a range of political and social issues that have surfaced on NYC streets:

Bikismo in Williamsburg

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Gilf! in NoLita

Gilf

#Dysturb in Manhattan

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LMNOPI in Bushwick

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Luis Rosenfeld at work in SoHo

"Luis Rosenfeld"

Sophia Dawson, lead artist, in the East Village

"Sophia Dawson"

Hunt Rodriguez in SoHo — in response to the Charlie Hebdo attack

"Hunt Rodriguez"

 Photo credits:  1, 3, 4 & 7 by Dani Reyes Mozeson; 2. Lois Stavsky; 5. Lenny Collado aka BKLenny & 6. Tara Murray

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