New York City has a rich history of graffiti and street art that has become an integral part of its cultural landscape. From the subway trains of the 1970s and 80s to the modern murals and installations that adorn its buildings and public spaces, graffiti and street art have been an expression of the city's vibrant energy and diversity. In the world of pop art, New York City has also played a central role. The city was the birthplace of the pop art movement in the 1950s and 60s, with artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Claes Oldenburg creating works that celebrated and critiqued the consumer culture of the era. The intersection of graffiti and pop art has produced some iconic works in New York City. One example is Keith Haring's mural "Crack is Wack," which he painted on a handball court in Harlem in 1986 to raise awareness about the crack cocaine epidemic that was devastating the city's communities. Haring's bold, colorful figures and energetic lines are characteristic of both pop art and graffiti, and the mural has become an iconic symbol of New York City's street art scene. Another artist who has made a name for himself in both the graffiti and pop art worlds is Shepard Fairey, creator of the "Obey Giant" street art campaign. Fairey's work combines pop culture imagery with political and social commentary, often featuring his signature "Andre the Giant" graphic. His murals can be seen throughout the city, and he has collaborated with many other artists and organizations to promote social justice and activism. New York City's street art scene is constantly evolving, with new artists and styles emerging all the time. Whether it's the bright, bold colors of pop art or the gritty, raw energy of graffiti, the city's streets are a canvas for creative expression that reflects the diversity and vitality of its people.
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