The best election year street art in Harlem and beyond


Election year street art in Harlem:  Amsterdam News building covered in art by Carrie Mae Weems, Beverly McIver, Amalia Mesa-Bains, Angelica Muro and Shepard Fairey

From murals that wrapped around buildings to handmade yarn bombs that stretched across fences, street art around Harlem sent a clear message about this year's presidential election in which former Vice President Joe Biden ran against incumbent Donald Trump.


Here, from south to north are 6 of the best:



1. Yarn bomb portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by @carmencommunityartist @littlenuggetworkshop @artistry_by_vrabay and @glenysrivas

Harlem Courthouse, 170 E 121st St between Third and Lexington Aves, East Harlem


Election year street art in Harlem: Yarn bomb portrait of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Carmen Community Artist and others


2. Linocut prints of Georgia Congressman John Lewis and Black Panthers leader Fred Hampton by David Barthold

Lenox Avenue between 116th and 118th Sts, Central Harlem


Election year street art in Harlem: Linocut prints of Georgia Congressman John Lewis, Black Panthers leader Fred Hampton


3. Amsterdam News building covered in art by Carrie Mae Weems, Beverly McIver, Amalia Mesa-Bains, Angelica Muro and Shepard Fairey

2340 Frederick Douglass Blvd between W 125th and W 126th Sts, Central Harlem


Election year street art in Harlem: Amsterdam News building featuring art by Carrie Mae Weems, Beverly McIver, Amalia Mesa-Bains, Angelica Muro and Shepard Fairey


4. Vote Out the Clown by Raddington Falls

Lenox Ave and 128th St, Central Harlem


Election year street art in Harlem: Vote Out the Clown by Raddington Falls


5. Power to the People by Snoeman

160th St between Amsterdam and St. Nicholas Aves




6. Your Vote Matters by @artmandan

Dyckman St and Broadway, Inwood


Election year street art: Your Vote Matters by @artmandan

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