#Setinthestreet is an ongoing art project by photographer Justin Bettman. Bettman collects unwanted furniture and create elaborate home sets with Wes Anderson–inspired aesthetic on random streets in New York.
Jean-Michel Basquiat: Versus Medici, 1982. Basquiat was a graffiti Artist he never moved from there to being a painter except by dint of being feted by the Art world once he was anointed he joined a long list of manufactured artists who created a career and millions of dollars. Some of his stuff is visually interesting as is a lot of Graffiti. Graffiti is the worlds Art Gallery there is more social comentry and artistic integrity in the Art on the street than in Galleries.
Before the legendary Push Pin Studios, there was the Push Pin Almanack—a small publication produced by Ed Sorel, Seymour Chwast, Reynold Ruffins & Milton Glaser. Even as sophomore art students at Cooper Union this group of classmates was already thinking about autonomy and had set up a studio called Design Plus in a loft near the school. After graduating in 1951 they moved to a different loft and got day jobs.