Hunting for mini artworks on New York’s streets

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New York (AFP) – Filmmaker Zack Obid trembles with excitement: he has just found a miniature work of art during a treasure hunt that an American artist organizes every week in his Brooklyn neighborhood. Steve Wasterval estimates that in the last three years he has painted and hidden about 80 tiny landscape drawings of Greenpoint, an area with a large Polish community seen as increasingly hip in recent times with young creatives moving in. “I really wanted to give my art away. I wanted to put it up on walls and out in the street,” says Wasterval, 40, at his studio inside a former Faber Castell …

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