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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.


Jaime Rojo, Co-Founder and Editor of Photography at

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
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.


Entries by Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Augustine Kofie Remixing Deep Cuts in 'Inventory'

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2015 | 3:25 PM

Newly re-mixed and sampled soulful works by Augustine Kofie are featured in the "Inventory" show that just opened here in New York at Jonathan Levine this weekend. No, he's not looking through his storeroom of canvasses and clearing out old year-end inventory, the name refers to the "controlled hoarding" Kofie...

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Coney Island Dreaming: Following The Signs To Stephen Powers

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2015 | 10:41 AM

"Stephen Powers: Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To A Seagull)" is one of 3 new exhibits inspired by the historic attractions of Brooklyn's seaside

Graffiti artist-turned-sign painter Stephen Powers is dreaming of Coney Island and he is bringing a colorful collection of found and freshly produced signage that evokes a...

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Open Walls 2015: Το φεστιβάλ τοιχογραφίας της Βαρκελώνης γιόρτασε για τρίτη χρονιά την τέχνη του δρόμου

(1) Comments | Posted November 15, 2015 | 11:08 AM

Η Βαρκελώνη στα μέσα των '00s ήταν γνωστή ως μια πόλη στο επίκεντρο της πολυσύχναστης σκηνής της οργανικής τέχνης του δρόμου. Σήμερα αυτή η σκηνή έχει υποστεί ισχυρό χτύπημα από τις αρχές, η όμορφη ισπανική πόλη όμως έχει έναν ακόμα άσο στο μανίκι της: το φεστιβάλ τοιχογραφίας Open Walls, το...

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Barcelona: "Open Walls" Mural Festival and Conference 2015

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2015 | 1:12 PM

Barcelona was known as a city at the epicenter of a bustling lively organic street art scene in the mid 2000s. Today that has greatly been cracked down upon by authorities, but the Spanish city now boasts a mural festival called Open Walls, which celebrated its third edition...

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Malik and 'Note' Bring 17 Street Artists To A Swiss Prison

(1) Comments | Posted November 4, 2015 | 10:11 AM

It's the ultimate captive audience for your artwork. That wasn't the original intention for this Swiss prison mural project called "4661m²" but it is one of the outcomes -- and one of its myriad ironies.

4661m² Art In Prison . Malik . Claude...
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A Tidal Wave of Lodz Reborn: 'Lodz Murals' Distinguishes a Polish City

(4) Comments | Posted October 28, 2015 | 3:39 PM

"My aim is to create a permanent exhibition of great art in the public space of Lodz," says Michał Bieżyński, founder of "Lodz Murals" in the Polish city of the same name. It is highly likely he will after six years curating Galeria Urban Forms, for which BSA has been...

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'Monument Art' Murals Sing Of El Barrio in 2015

(0) Comments | Posted October 21, 2015 | 10:55 AM

Some of these new murals are definitely monumental. As are some of the social ills addressed by themes such as immigration and the world refugee crisis. With a dozen international artists painting over the last two weeks, the debut show of the Monument Art Project in the New...

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Off the Path: Street Art And Graff in An Old Military Compound in Sweden

(1) Comments | Posted October 14, 2015 | 12:21 PM

Street art festivals are popping up like mushrooms across the globe, bringing murals, not street art, to cities primarily as a means of injecting life and culture into a community or business district. When we travel to see these walls we also like to check out the local organic spots...

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Shepard Fairey: A Steady Drumbeat Inside and Out

(2) Comments | Posted October 6, 2015 | 2:11 PM

A steady drumbeat characterizes the work of Shepard Fairey on the street and in the gallery, using art and design and his insight into the corrosive power of propaganda to pound out damning critiques and ironic appeals that address political, social, environmental issues of our day. If the new mural...

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Boijeot & Renauld: Crossing Manhattan With Your Living Room on the Sidewalk

(0) Comments | Posted September 29, 2015 | 10:28 AM

Travelers of all sorts frequently talk about planning their trip so they can really get to experience a new environment that reveals character. You know, get off the beaten path, discover some of the local flavor, really experience a city. Imagine dining and sleeping your way down the length of...

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Vermibus Dissolves Narratives of Beauty, Illuminating His Critique

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2015 | 4:50 PM

Media literacy could be a required course for an entire semester at college today, yet most people would still feel unprepared to sift through the cleverly crafted messages of our media landscape and to discern truth. The complexity and sophistication that marketers, media and advertisers are employing today to sell...

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Borås 'No Limit' 2015: Graffiti Tags, Murals, Greco-Roman Antiquities

(1) Comments | Posted September 17, 2015 | 12:15 PM

The Spanish street art duo Pichiavo brought the antiquities and modern day graffiti together last week on a soaring multi-story wall in Borås, Sweden. Ironically both are under attack at any given time these days -- one by terrorists eager to erase and loot symbols of unholy civilization and the...

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NUART 2015 Roundup: A Laboratory on the Street

(5) Comments | Posted September 12, 2015 | 6:59 PM

A roundup today for the Nuart street art/mural festival in Norway with images of the final walls by this year's artists. Now celebrating its 15th year, the mid-sized fjord-facing city of Stavanger has played host to a selection of international and local artists directly or indirectly related to the evolving...

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What's The Word, Bird? Fine Feathered Friends Soar on the Street

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 3:14 PM

It's a convivial if embarrassing juxtaposition when you witness a bird in flight in this brutish man-made city environment, so unrefined are all of our efforts next to his. He rewards us with a song or a soaring performance in air, and despite our heavy slow selves anchored to this...

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Os Gemeos Pop Through Walls Downtown NYC, Screens in Times Square

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2015 | 11:42 AM

Os Gemeos want to meet you in Times Square three minutes to midnight. Bring your video camera. Later they'll meet you in the Village, where you can take a still shot.

Os Gemeos (photo © Jaime Rojo)

The flashing Times Square spectacle on...

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O cara que saiu grafitando letras circenses e mudou a cara da Filadélfia

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2015 | 4:51 PM

Hoje em dia mandamos mensagens de texto para todo lugar e em todo lugar. Ben Eine parece estar fazendo isso em toda a zona sul de Filadélfia.

(Steve Weinik/Mural Arts Program)

O prolífico artista londrino conhecido pelo estilo muito característico das...

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LoMan Art Festival Launches Its First Blast in NYC

(1) Comments | Posted August 12, 2015 | 11:31 AM

In a street art story rich with irony, Lower Manhattan has just hosted its first official mural festival.

Space Invader (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

It's not that the island has been bereft of murals of late - the Los Muros Hablan...

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Ben Eine A to Z (and Then Some) in Philadelphia

(1) Comments | Posted August 5, 2015 | 11:18 AM

We are texting every day and everywhere these days. Ben Eine appears to be doing it across the entirety of South Philadelphia.

Ben Eine. Mural Arts Program. Philadelphia. July 2015. (photo © Steve Weinik/Mural Arts Program)

The prolific London artist who is known...

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WALL\THERAPY 2015: Surrealism and the Fantastic

(4) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 11:08 AM

Surreal is the way the world is portrayed across all of our devices today.

It may be the shrinking staff and budgets of newsrooms who are veering ever closer to the sensational, or simply the yellow journalism and the PR-planted hyperbole that is rushing to fill the vacuum, but the...

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Renaissance Masters, Keith Haring and Ninja Turtles in Brooklyn Streets

(22) Comments | Posted July 15, 2015 | 10:53 AM

It takes a true intuitive sense and careful execution to produce a mashup or remix, and rarely does an artist create a classic in the process. But Owen Dippie may have done it twice this month in Brooklyn.

Owen Dippie. Radiant Madonna....
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