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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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Entries by Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Exploring Lisbon As A Street Art Tourist

(7) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 9:08 AM

"Street Art Tourism" Is Capturing More Attention

Eco-tourism is so popular for vacation travelers right now. You know, treading light and your carbon footprint and all that. Then there is Plastic Surgery Tourism for those whose nose is slightly twisted or who otherwise feel your personal...

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Bien Urbain 2014 in Besançon, France

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 9:52 AM

Artistic Routes Through and with Public Spaces

The month long 4th Edition of Bien Urbain just wrapped in Besançon, France and the results are predictably rather awesome due to the quality of the work, the site selections, and the integrated nature of the entire presentation. "It is not...

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A Layered History Of 5 Pointz Currently On View

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 11:57 AM

Peeling Back Layers of Paint Offers Inspiration of a Different Kind

Typically one needs to go down underground, over a fence, through a broken window, or behind rusty chained metal doors to be an urban explorer. A flashlight is also advised. However, at the moment you can explore in broad...

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ROA Photo Diary: Taking a Wild Kingdom to Global Streets

(0) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 9:43 AM

New Images from Brazil, The Gambia, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Rome

We check in today with the ever evolving itinerary of the singularly nomadic street art urban naturalist named ROA. The well known and respected aerosol painter hails from Ghent in Belgium but he is rarely there these days, so...

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'Welling Court' 2014, A Grassroots Mural Event Turns 5 in Queens

(3) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 10:34 AM

When the revered graffiti holy place named 5Pointz in Queens, New York was buffed and slated officially for demolition last fall the collective response of the graffiti/street art fan base and community was horror and lament. Nonetheless, community persists, and art in the streets is stronger than ever in many...

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Montreal Arts Festival Keeps The Quality for Year Two

(1) Comments | Posted June 19, 2014 | 11:05 AM

Montreal has shown up again on our radar this summer because of the second annual MURAL festival, a large gathering of art fans, performances and live painting. The quality of the work is high and appropriately placed center stage, and the caliber of the event draws a good cross section...

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Another Man's Treasure: 'Art Is Trash' Creates On The Street

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 9:10 AM

Converting Your Garbage Into a Fleeting Work of Art

With legal murals proliferating through the neighborhoods and cities that are embracing and inviting street art, it is refreshing to see that the renegade spirit of DIY is still coursing through the creative veins of the street.

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India's First Street Art Fest and the Largest Gandhi Portrait Ever

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 9:40 AM


St.ART Dehli 2014 Hosts 60 Artists

As street art continues to go global here in the twenty-teens, today we bring you images showing that Dehli has become one of the latest cities to showcase it. In what is billed as India's very first street art festival the south Delhi neighborhood...

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San Francisco Survey : Street Art and Graffiti

(1) Comments | Posted May 28, 2014 | 9:34 AM

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness," so says Charles Dickens in the opening paragraph of A Tale of Two Cities, and who can't believe it is true that he was speaking of...

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Sixe Paredes 'Futurismo Ancestral' Opens at Somerset House in London

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2014 | 10:33 AM

Starting today, for one week only, the Andes will be inside the Somerset House.

London's spectacular neo-classical home of arts and culture along the River Thames will play host to an all-encompassing exhibition experience mounted by the Barcelona-born graffiti artist Six Paredes in his tribute to Peruvian and...

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'Coachella Walls': Date Farmers Raise Profile of 'Anonymous Worker'

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 9:40 AM

Seriously, like Coachella is NOT even like in Coachella. It's like in Indio. True story.

The annual concert festival that brings legions of middle class to somewhat affluent feathered fringed bikini babes and awesome face-painted dudes dropping acid while texting and buying merch? And which apparently features big name indie...

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Kara Walker And Her Sugar Sphinx At The Old Domino Factory

(2) Comments | Posted May 7, 2014 | 9:30 AM

Refining, as Creative Time's Chief Curator Nato Thompson reminds us inside this 30,000 square foot former Domino Sugar facility, is a process whereby coarse cane is decolorized, and brown is turned powdery and crystalline white.

Armed with such loaded symbolism, internationally renowned artist Kara E. Walker unveils her

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Jaime Rojo and His Glimmering Series 'The Last Picture'

(1) Comments | Posted April 30, 2014 | 9:44 AM

The fog rolls in and your city gently disappears into it.

A young man tenderly clings to his lover under a bridge, or is he strangling her?

You are studying the secret and slow language of moving construction cranes traversing and bobbing backward and forward when suddenly a passenger plane...

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'The Wack Donald's Project' And Mr OneTeas

(0) Comments | Posted April 23, 2014 | 10:09 AM

The actual street and the digital version of it are now intrinsically linked and often if you see new occurrences of street art it takes just a bit of searching online to find out more about the artist and what they are up to. This week we were surprised to...

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El Sol 25, An Original Mix Master And Street Collagist

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 11:32 AM

Like spinning multiple vinyl platters at 78, 45, and 33 RPMs on old beige school library record players, this is a low-fi mix master whose visual style stands singularly, compelling and jarring. You have just bumped into a new El Sol 25 on the street.

Digging through the reference bin...

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'Swoon: Submerged Motherlands,' A Tree Grows in the Brooklyn Museum

(3) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 8:53 AM

Six years ago these boats of salvaged materials were floating down the Hudson, teaming with twenty-something sea-worthy souls and bohemian performers in costume aiming for the dock at Deitch Studios. This week they are beached up against the base of a massive seven story soft sculpture tree for...

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Judith Supine: Unmasked Bridge Climber, Gender Bending and Art

(0) Comments | Posted April 2, 2014 | 10:06 AM

Looks like Judith Supine is probably having a helluva week. He unmasked himself publicly for all, opened a new gallery show, climbed a NYC bridge over the East River to install a sculpture, and released a video of it that inadvertently sparked a mini media/bridge security frenzy.

Also, he created...

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Shok-1 Street Art X-Rays Reveal A Unique Hand At The Can

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2014 | 9:55 AM

Three decades since starting as an aerosol writer, Shok-1 may be more commonly referred to as a street artist today, even though graffiti is still in his bones.

After experimenting with a number of styles that lean more toward illustration and caricature, the England-born fine artist has primarily focused on...

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A Chicago Humorist Named 'Dont Fret' Cracks Up The Street

(5) Comments | Posted March 19, 2014 | 10:49 AM

Oh, so you're a comedian now, hah? A real funny boy, hah?

Art on the streets is not always neatly folded into archetypes. Street artists and graffiti writers are not all anti-social miscreants intent on running afoul of the law, although that is a satisfying and simple characterization some critics...

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Abandoned Graffiti-Covered New Jersey : NSFW

(0) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 11:31 AM

With New York's hallowed graffiti hotspot 5 Pointz buffed and freshly hit up with GILF! and BAMN's yellow gentrification tape installation, we've been thinking about the disappearing quantity of ratty real estate in the Go-Go 20-teens.

Not only does the cycle of industry abandonment-artists discovery-developer revival now occur...

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