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Recognized experts on the evolving Street Art scene of the past two decades, Harrington and Rojo have authored two books documenting the street art movement during its current explosion in New York City, Brooklyn Street Art and Street Art New York, published by Prestel Publishing/Random House. Their essays, introductions and photography have appeared in many publications including Eloquent Vandals: A History of Nuart Norway , Community Service (The C215 monograph), and PANTHEON: A History of Art from the Streets of NYC.


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Jaime Rojo, Co-Founder and Editor of Photography at BrooklynStreetArt.com

Rojo is a New York-based photographer whose documentation of thousands of New York street art images is known and published weekly on many websites throughout the street art community. His fine art photographs have been shown in galleries in the Chelsea, Williamsburg and DUMBO neighborhoods of New York and auctioned at Phillips De Pury. In his other career as an interior designer, Rojo’s design work has been published in such periodicals as Architectural Digest, Metropolitan Home, House and Garden, House Beautiful, and The New York Times Home Section.

Steven P. Harrington, Editor in Chief of BrooklynStreetArt.com.
Harrington is senior creative director for print and interactive projects in New York City with a client list that spans art, advertising, architecture, beauty, fashion, real estate, finance, electronic and print media, including The New York Times. A trained fine artist and lover of the creative process, his fine art, animation and video installation work has been shown in galleries and in the streets of New York.

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The 2014 BSA Year in Images (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted December 17, 2014 | 9:37 AM


Here it is! Our 2014 wrap up featuring favorite images of the year by Brooklyn Street Art's Jaime Rojo.

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Before our video roundup below here is the Street Art photographer's favorite of the year: Ask Jaime Rojo, our illustrious editor of...

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'Urban Xchange: Crossing Over,' A New Festival in Penang, Malaysia

(2) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 9:35 AM

Urban Exchange: Crossing Over 2014 is a brand new street art festival in George Town, Penang in Malaysia. In November they hosted 16 artists to paint walls throughout this city of two and a half million on the Strait of Malacca.

It is not a city that has hosted street...

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5 Street Art Styles Meet On A 30-Meter Diptych In Łódź, Poland

(2) Comments | Posted December 3, 2014 | 9:32 AM

Graffitti artists like to talk about styles of their letter-based art form as if they contain individual DNA from the clans that originated the particular aesthetic, era or technique of rendering.

Whether its bubble, old school, wild style, abstract, hardcore, or any number of subgenres, when graff heads get...

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As Street Art Turns to Public Art in Barcelona

(2) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 11:51 AM

Spain's Second Largest City Hosts "Open Walls"

A popular city for street art in the early 2000s that attracted artists from across Europe and elsewhere to its intimate doorways and darkened small streets, Barcelona has become less inviting to illegal painting in recent years due to an organized campaign to...

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Icy & Sot On A European Street Art Tour

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2014 | 9:36 AM

New York's adopted street art brothers Icy & Sot have been spreading their wings in Brooklyn for a couple of years since we first interviewed them upon their arrival in the US from Iran. In that time they have continued to develop their personal style and voice, which...

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31 Days of Mystery: The "Banksy Does New York" Documentary

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2014 | 9:34 AM

The Director and Producers Talk About Their New Street Art Documentary.

The Banksy show is about to begin again. For those who are not familiar with what that statement implies, you'll definitely be surprised.

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Capturing Banksy. Police stuffing B-A-N-K-S-Y balloons in the back...
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Photojournalists Are 'Dysturbing' Passersby On NYC Streets

(1) Comments | Posted October 29, 2014 | 11:05 AM

The images are disturbing. Their methods of sharing them with passersby may be to some as well. But Dysturb says they are doing the educational work that the modern Fourth Estate is refusing to do.

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#Dysturb at work. Wheat pasted photo by Moises...
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Pejac: homenaje impresionista a Monet en un barco

(0) Comments | Posted October 24, 2014 | 2:00 AM

La acumulación de percebes en el casco oxidado del antiguo barco forma parte de la costa rocosa donde se inserta este tributo impresionista a Monet realizado por el artista callejero español Pejac. Aquí, en la costa cántabra, se balancea con la marea baja mientras recrea una escena de hace aproximadamente...

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Exploring The Freewill Gallery In New York's Military Bunker On The Beach

(2) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 10:32 AM

Exploring Fort Tilden

National monuments are typically solemn places for reflection and remembrance. In the case of many decommissioned military installations across the world, the hidden parts of forts and bunkers are also serpentine galleries of freewill art shows. You may call it graffiti or you may call it a...

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Painting the Desert: Urban Artists in the Navajo Nation

(3) Comments | Posted October 15, 2014 | 11:05 AM

It's an unusual pairing: Street artists who are accustomed to the grit and grime of deteriorating neighborhoods in the city translating their skills to the desert where the environment is outstandingly more natural than built.

In the third year of his experiment inviting artists to paint and wheat-paste in the...

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Monet Rising: Spanish Street Artist Pejac's Impressionist Tribute on a Ship

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2014 | 11:57 AM

The clusters of barnacles on the corroded hull of the old ship form the rocky shoreline in this impressionistic tribute to Monet by the Spanish street artist Pejac. Here on the shores of Cantabria in northern Spain, he bobs in the low tide while recreating a scene from a hundred...

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YO Banksy! A Year Since "Better Out Than In"

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2014 | 11:03 AM

As we hear of the sudden appearance of a new Banksy in southeast England we recall that it was exactly a year ago today that the international street art man of mystery grabbed New York by the mobiles and invited everyone to a month-long exhibition of painting, sculpture,...

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Philadelphia Mural Arts, A Golden Age

(4) Comments | Posted September 25, 2014 | 10:06 AM

It is a rainy day in Philadelphia, but you can't tell it by listening to Jane Golden.

After 30 years and countless meetings with community groups, artists, city agencies, elected officials, volunteers, and donors, the founder and Executive Director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program has developed a perpetual advocacy...

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Sweden Starts "No Limit" Mural Festival in Borås

(3) Comments | Posted September 25, 2014 | 9:41 AM

It isn't just Nuart any more.

Scandinavia is taking their mural festivals seriously thanks to buoyant economies, arts programming support, and a growing global appreciation for art in the streets in general. Included in the list of recent festivals are Denmark's Galore (Copenhagen) and

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NUART 2014 Roundup: Activism, Muralism, Graffiti and Aesthetics

(1) Comments | Posted September 10, 2014 | 11:05 AM

The Norwegian mural festival named Nuart took place last week with a marked tilt toward the conceptual and the interventionist, a direct debate about the relevance of activism amidst a rising tide of sanctioned murals, and Tilt leading us down a path toward traditional graffiti.

Ironically graffiti seemed a rather...

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Shepard Fairey And The Future In New York's Little Italy

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 9:55 AM

Before the summer ends, New York is still happily awash in myriad public festivals, concerts, street fairs, free Shakespeare in the park, stoop sales, fire hydrant fountains, rooftop parties and of course tourists who would like to scale a bridge. Last week our August dog days extended to...

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In Istanbul: The "Language Of The Wall," Street Art, and Graffiti

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 10:26 AM

"The Language Of The Wall. Graffiti / Street Art" Pera Museum. Istanbul, Turkey

No street artist is a prophet in his own land, to paraphrase the Latin "Nemo propheta in patria."

To see a large show of new street art in a museum right now don't think of New York....

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Graffiti and Street Art Lock Up "21st Precinct" in New York

(4) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 10:26 AM

This weekend the NYPD police precinct is hosting a graffiti and street art show, and the public is welcome to see every floor completely swimming in aerosol and plastered in wheat-paste.

Admit it, it is not often you receive an invite like that.

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A New Muralism Growing: Spotlight On Jersey City And "Savage Habbit"

(1) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 10:17 AM

An important part of the Street Art ecosystem is the mural and right now we are in the midst of a mural revolution in neighborhoods, towns and cities everywhere. These are not your mom's mural programs; overwrought art-by-committee debates that result in something no one is really in love with....

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Kashink Uses Hairy Four-Eyed Men to Examine Gender Assumptions

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 12:08 PM

The international Street Art scene boasts a small percentage of women artists and KASHINK may perplex even that statistic with her mustache. It's the same mustache you'll see on many of her big hairy four-eyed men that she paints in Europe and North America that look like "badass yet sensitive...

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