Discover an exciting world of graffiti taggers and street artists on this walking tour while viewing some of the most visually incredible murals in New York City.
Today there is more awareness than ever about the imaginative artists who bring walls, buildings and even entire neighborhoods alive with their vibrant creations. Join this walking tour in Bushwick, Brooklyn to experience fascinating works by these globetrotting innovators. Prepare to view artistic murals large and small while exploring streets pulsating with creative energy. Eyewitness for yourself why the district is rapidly becoming a world-renown center of street art, as well as New York City's premiere place of graffiti culture.
As we walk, expect to be immersed in the culture and lifestyle of today's urban artists, who hail from as far away as Europe, South America and even Asia. Learn about the top contemporary artists, their quirky personalities, and find out just how much people have been willing to pay for their work!
Discover the different styles and forms of the trade, which include murals, wheatpaste posters, tags and stencils. Learn about the techniques and varying nuances between them, and how they have developed and evolved over time.
Join this walking tour if you desire to learn more about this exploding phenomenon, or if you simply seek to see for yourself the very best murals New York City has to offer!
My name is Jeff Stirewalt and I specialize giving tours of Brooklyn, NYC (and Queens). My passion is to share the culture, history and neighborhoods of my hometown (Brooklyn) with the world! Architecture, current events and food, too. I could be described as an energetic person - animated and always up for adventure. On my tours you are encouraged to participate, ask questions, or contribute! My most popular destinations include: DUMBO - a trendy waterfront loft neighborhood with outstanding views Williamsburg - a post-industrial district which has become famous for youth counterculture Brooklyn Heights - a leafy enclave of historic brownstones & mansions Bushwick – Gritty district of artists and graffiti culture Long Island City – an old neighborhood of industry has been revitalized into a top place to live, work and play Please contact me if you want to know more. I'll provide you with all necessary info about fun, historic, creative and TASTY things we can do in beautiful Brooklyn. Get the best insider tips and meet interesting people! Here are couple tidbits to whet your appetite: -Did you know the reason why a Brooklyn factory installed the world’s first air conditioner? -Do you know which common household product invented in Brooklyn has sweetened the lives of countless of people; but has been a source of frustration to many others? Whether you are a first time visitor or a native New Yorker, be ready to have a blast! I promise you will learn new amusing, informative and interesting things about NYC; and you will see the city in a fresh, different light. Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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