Dislike all of the non-sanctioned signage that covers the cities subways and streets? Take a closer look at graffiti and the culture surrounding it and you just might gain a new appreciation.
Check out Brooklyn's best murals while your guide tells you about the borough's growing art scene and the lifestyles of the urban artists who come from all over the world to put their mark on New York City. See murals that cover entire brick walls, as well as fun-yet-simple creations that decorate smaller objects like signs.
Learn why this area's graffiti culture is one of the best in the world, and hear about how people trade art, including murals, wheatpaste posters, tags and stencils. You'll discover different techniques, subtleties between artists, and the evolving styles that bring this neighborhood to life. Hear about the quirky personalities of the top artists and how much dough people have shelled out for their finest work.
By the time you end your tour on Bogart Street, you'll have a whole new set of eyes to see a work of art in what you used to call graffiti.
Note: Please list down the name and gender of participants in the special requests box.
What to expect
- Get to know Brooklyn's famous street art scene on this 1.5-hour walking tour of the Bushwick neighborhood
- Learn about the diversity of local street artists and how they treat anything with a surface as a canvas for art
- See murals big and small as you hit the pavement for an interesting tour filled with imagination around every turn and lamp post
- Gain a greater understanding and appreciation for the underground art form, graffiti
About this Activity
|Price||$32.00 per guest|
|Duration / Session||90 min|
All sales final; There are no refunds.