The strange, almost menacing shadow done in black paint on the wall gave us an electrifying jolt – recalls Alessandro Riva of GallerySalvatore Ala, while remembering the New York in the 1980s, and his first encounter with Richard Hambleton art.
“Street art, of course, has a legendary history on the Lower East Side. From graffiti and gang signs to colorful murals on the walls of community centers, the canvas of the streets has always been a perfect place to paint the urban dreams of…”
“Among the art neighborhoods of Manhattan, the Lower East Side is by far the most picturesque. With its dusty synagogues, squeezed-together tnements, anarchist graffiti…”
-The New York Times