Street artist Sara Lynne Leo got big this year on New York Streets – or at least her tiny genderless figures did. Hoisted high on these boarded-over businesses in Soho these human sized figures illustrate the difficulty we’re all having with spacial relations.
As an unofficial collaborator, the wise and veteran Stikman shows up to put in his two cents, saying, “Wash your hands.”
Breathing is fundamental to life, yet many black and brown people and their allies fought this year for the actual and metaphorical right in the streets, media, public square, classroom, and boardroom. This hand-sprayed phrase on an empty billboard space was as impactful as any laboriously created mural we saw this year.