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For his latest project, graffiti instructor and exceptional artist SABE KST collected tags from scores of highly respected graffiti bombers and animated them over vintage anime backgrounds used for TV and film. The result is a high energy burst of history and handstyles from the likes of JOZ (RIP) EASY, VEEFER, CES, SKUF, RIME, VIZIE, […]

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Charlotte, Central Park Zoo. (Photo: Marina Galperina) […]

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The buff man cometh. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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Every comedian has jokes that he or she believes didn’t get the laughs they deserved or tweets that didn’t get enough faves. Defending the Bomb gives a comedian the opportunity to explain one of these failed jokes and make the case for why it’s actually funny. Dave Ebert is a multitalented actor and comedian. As […]

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ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile Hiss. Name/Alias: Hiss Decade you were born in: Child of the 90’s. City you currently live: Queens. Drugs or natural highs? Ha. I’ve been asked quite a few times if my art is inspired by acid or being […]

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Tauheed, Bushwick. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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Artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh’s contribution to the Coney Island Walls project confronts the viewer with the faces of people who actually live in the neighborhood the project’s funders are trying to force out. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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As more and more iconic properties get gobbled up and regurgitated as condos, and street art gets more and more popular, the real estate and art industries continue to intersect and seem to be doing so more frequently. And they’re both ripe for affiliation. Savvy developers know that urban art can cheaply provide great cover […]

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For “Listen In,” we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length playlist of songs they’re currently digging. Click the big play button above to hear the whole playlist or scroll down to see and hear individual tracks. Cayucas is a West Coast answer to Vampire Weekend. The Santa Monica-based indie band uses Ezra Koening & co’s […]

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Over the last week, New Yorkers marked the one-year anniversary of Eric Garner’s chokehold death with over a dozen events and actions across the city, from banner drops, to rallies with victims of police violence from around the country, to a march with over 1,000 people leading to dozens of arrests. The actions kicked off […]

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