Welling Court Street Art 7

Photo Essay: Street Art, Beyond 5 Pointz

The street-art movement was never dependent on one space, and since 5 Pointz’s demise, new work has shifted to new spots or to ones that were already operating. The long-running Welling Court Mural Project near the Astoria waterfront is one of the latter.

Christina Quintana, a New York-based playwright with Cuban and Louisiana roots, would like to see a formal support system for emerging artists of multiracial backgrounds.

Why is NYC’s Art Scene So White?

In a city that is only one-third non-Hispanic white, only a third of the creative workforce is made up with blacks, Latinos and Asians. What’s keeping the art scene from looking more like the rest of New York?