paint the town

shop the coolest stuff from nyc graffiti artists.

by jackie yaeger, research by emma orlow

One of the coolest parts about graffiti art is the fact that you don't have to go to a gallery to view it and you don't bid on it at an auction--you see it while you're walking down the street. The sidewalks themselves become the galleries, which is a pretty cool concept. But, more and more you've probably seen art by your favorite graffiti artists appearing on tanks at your favorite stores and pillows at your friends' apartments. Still, this work lives wherever you do (even on your record shelf), and that is awesome.

We've pulled together our favorite NYC street artists whose rad images and sayings appear on stuff you can buy and bring with you every where you go. Check them out now in the gallery and comment below with your favorites!

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Artist: Baron Von Fancy

Merch: Baron Von Fancy X UO Hold Me Tight Pillow - $19.99

Artist: Curtis Kulig

Merch: Love Me Chocolate Bar - $5

Artist: Stephen Powers

Merch: Kurt Vile It’s A Big World Out There And I’m Scared EP + Limited Edition Print - $150

Artist: Kenny Scharf

Merch: UE Boombox (This is sold out as it was a limited-edition. But browsing through Scharf’s inventory of past products is seriously awesome--especially seeing his Weird Magnets from 1987. This is also the place to check for new goodies).

Artist: CLAW Money

Merch: Five Pack of CLAW Vinyl Stickers - $5

Artist: Shantell Martin

Merch: Shantell Martin x W Hotel Tote Bag - Free

*To get this one you have to be in NYC: When you go to the W New York on Lexington Avenue and order a drink at the bar you score this tote for free, that’s packed with summer must-haves (including snacks)--sweet!

Artist: Niky Roehreke

Merch: Niky Roekreke x Baggu