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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

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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How & Nosm's Red, Hot, Scorching Monoprints Unveiled

(0) Comments | Posted March 5, 2014 | 8:21 AM

Intermezzo: the midst of a roiling mass of interrelated actions, staccato storylines, rotating currents, complicated drama, and banal daily existence. At any moment your life can be this, or seventy-five variations of it.

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How & Nosm "Drought Portal" Detail. 40 x 30 (photo...
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Kabul to Brooklyn, Street Art and Graffiti as Common Ground

(1) Comments | Posted February 26, 2014 | 8:45 AM

Afghanistan is not the first place you think of when someone says "street art scene," and Kabul would certainly be sort of low on your list of urban art festivals to check out. But, surprisingly, it has both. These are a couple of the revelations we had earlier this month...

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Tagging Somebody's Painting: Two Walls Interrupted

(4) Comments | Posted February 19, 2014 | 7:51 AM

Whose voice gets to be heard, and at what cost? It's an ongoing battle with companies and politicians and citizens fighting to control the radio airwaves, broadcast television, cable providers, news outlets, the internet. In the conversations that take place on walls in public, the struggle is just as strong...

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The Power of Color Via Street Art, Graffiti and Murals

(3) Comments | Posted February 5, 2014 | 8:28 AM

No doubt, the grey days of late winter are making us think about this as we brace for the next snowstorm, but today we're considering the impact that street art color has on architecture that never asked for it.

We're not the first to think of hues, shades, tones and...

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A 'New Ukraine' Sculpture In Kiev By Street Artist Roti

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2014 | 8:12 AM

Trucks 4 Ton Marble Sculpture into Square with Crowd Watching

The Prime Minister and his cabinet have quit and the freezing crowds are still demanding the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych. Here in sub-zero Independence Square amidst the Molotov cocktails and burning tires appears a "New Ukraine," thanks to the...

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Box Trucks as Rolling Graffiti Marquees

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2014 | 7:41 AM

A ubiquitous sight throughout large cities like New York, the graffiti covered box truck has inherited the all-city art mantle from the subway train cars of thirty years ago with eye-popping collaborations and solo pieces rolling on rubber wheels and circulating through every neighborhood.

"Box trucks are like the freight...

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A Sudden Secret Street Art House Party in Manhattan

(3) Comments | Posted January 15, 2014 | 7:33 AM

It's a House Party, y'all!

With studio apartments in Manhattan now hitting nearly $3,000 a month, the closest thing most Millennials will ever get to a house party in Gotham will be snagging a VCR tape of the Kid 'n Play danceoff movie at their parents stoop sale....

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REVS Is The Iron Man In New York Graffiti

(0) Comments | Posted January 8, 2014 | 9:44 AM

How often do you find a new tag from an '80s graffiti writer? How often is it made of iron?

REVS is back.

Or maybe he never left. It is impossible to tell when the tag is a welded sculpture on a large rusted I-beam, or soldered on an oxidized...

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2013 Street Art Images of the Year From BSA

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 8:35 AM

Here's our 2013 wrap-up featuring favorite images of the year by Brooklyn Street Art's Jaime Rojo.

When it came to choosing the 112 images for the video that capture the spirit of the street art scene in '13, we were, as usual, sort of overwhelmed to comb through about ten...

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Women Rock Wynwood Walls at Miami Art Basel 2013

(1) Comments | Posted December 11, 2013 | 8:31 AM

An international team of heavy hitting women in street art are the centerpiece of the Wynwood District this weekend as Jeffrey Deitch returns to Miami to co-curate Women on the Walls. Reprising a more central role for Wynwood Walls that he played when Tony Goldman first established this outdoor mural...

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Street Art in Honolulu as Pow! Wow! Hawaii Enters Fifth Year

(2) Comments | Posted December 4, 2013 | 8:04 AM



Before the year wraps we wanted to take a look at images from Pow! Wow! Hawaii as it enters its fifth year with a collection of images recently captured in Honolulu where it happens.

Begun by founder Jasper Wong in Hong Kong, Pow! Wow! Hawaii is a non-profit...

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ROA Gets Up With New Animals In Tow

(1) Comments | Posted November 27, 2013 | 7:58 AM

New Work from ROA in Austria, Canada, Great Britain, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the US.

Today we visit with street artist, urban naturalist, and globe trotter ROA to see what walls he has been climbing since we last checked in with him and his curious traveling circus of...

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Towering Gallery Full Of Art to Be Demolished: 'La Tour Paris 13'

(1) Comments | Posted November 20, 2013 | 7:48 AM

The numbers are astounding: 105 artists, 9 floors, 36 apartments, 30,000 visitors.

One hour.

That is how much time street art enthusiast Spencer Elzey had to himself inside the largest gallery of street artists and graffiti artists ever assembled specifically to transform a building for a public show. As he...

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Aerosol Texting: The Power Of Words On City Walls

(2) Comments | Posted November 13, 2013 | 8:25 AM

Brief Analog Messages On Walls Ape Our Digit-Driven Discourse

Whether satire, slogan, or soliloquy, the anonymous street scribe shapes our experience while we walk through the city.

Boffo or blustery, a piece of poetry can sling or sting your unsuspecting heart as you round the corner or look above your...

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