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The Bushwick Collective, Brooklyn, NYC

Sleeping Like an Angel - Subway Doodle
Sleeping Like an Angel, Subway Doodle

The Bushwick Collective in Brooklyn, New York is a fascinating place to visit. Street art covers the buildings and it is hard to truly appreciate the scope of the graffiti because it is everywhere! Bushwick is a true working-class neighbourhood and as a result its industrial heritage provides walls that are canvases for public art.

Troutman Street
Troutman Street at Nicholas Avenue

The heart of the Bushwick Collective is the intersection of Troutman Street and Nicholas Avenue. The Collective is the work of Joseph Ficalora and is both a tribute to his father who was murdered in 1991 and his mother who passed away in 2011. It was Ficalora’s goal to revitalize Bushwick and in 2012 he invited a number of well recognized graffiti artists to paint murals on buildings in the neighbourhood. The murals have transformed the once grim, industrial area into a huge open-air gallery that stretches for many blocks. The photography opportunities are countless…

Street Art in Bushwick, NYC by Rosk and Loste
Street Art by Rosk and Loste
Pop Art posters in Bushwick, NYC
Pop Art Style Posters
Saint Nicholas Poultry, Bushwick, NY
Saint Nicholas Poultry, Bushwick, NY
No Parking Between These Signs, street art by Sipros in Bushwick, NYC
No Parking Between These Signs – Street Art by Sipros
Fire Hydrant and Posts
Fire Hydrant and Posts

These images are a small sample of the many amazing works of street art that make up the Bushwick Collective. To purchase or request images for use, please contact me.