Must-See Murals at the NYC Marathon
Meet the artists behind the art featured in the "All Roads Lead to NYC" campaign presented by New Balance
Written by Kasey Caminiti
AVone (Brooklyn | 307 McKibbin Street)
“All Roads Lead to NYC” comes from the idea that participants in the NYC Marathon are drawn from all corners of the world to cross the same finish line. These five murals were each inspired by the NYC Marathon logo and depict the story of each artist’s road to the city.
AVone is a quintessential New York artist. Through his work, AVone creates a reimagined urban environment wrought with images of a distinctive and gritty vision of decay. The artist’s work is mainly influenced by the city he calls home, as well as abstract expressionist Franz Kline and Andy Goldsworthy, whose work has inspired the Fragmenting of his writing and self-developed textural surfaces. AVONE’s illustrious list of clients includes global cable television network, ESPN, as well as the men’s professional basketball league, the NBA.