Finding Murals in Midtown, Manhattan with Affinia Hotels and Runstreet.
If your an avid runner or just looking to explore New York City in a new adventurous way, join Runstreet Art Runs to learn about the city’s local art and artists while on a 5k run, that are painted on the skyscrapers around Midtown, Manhattan.
Here is a rundown of the murals:
- UK artist Mr. Cenz painted his largest mural yet for the project, located on Uganda House. The street art work shines in color and scope, and is located directly opposite the UN. The mural is meant to inspire and depicts a woman reaching for the stars and the woman is based on a photo of a New York model for reference, and incorporated the Ugandan flag colors. He free-styled the remainder of the artwork around her without pre-planning it. 336 E 45th St,
- Toronto-based artists Clandestinos, made up of partners Shalak Attack and Bruno Smoky, addresses the future of work in a vibrant mural on E. 48th Street.
- Artist Faith47 painted a beautiful mural addressing women’s equality on E. 44 Street.
- Spain-based artist Jorge Gerada‘s mural, one of the largest in New York, spans 13 stories in height. The street art piece depicts a child and two flowers, with the purpose of highlighting child slave labor practices. 212 east 42nd street
- Copenhagen-based artist Victor Ash incorporated the International Labour Organization logo into his work to represent the future of workers and the green represents his hope for people to work together for a greener future. 279 E 44th S