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Brooklyn Street Art

The 'World's Largest Outdoor Mural' Pops Up In Norway

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.28.2015 | Arts

If you happen to be traveling by plane over the Norwegian countryside (or, maybe, spying aerial perspectives of the region by drone) we'd suggest fly...

This Brazilian Street Artist Is Using Art to Inspire São Paulo

Stephen Grant | Posted 08.28.2015 | Arts
Stephen Grant

Chances are you have passed by one of Eduardo Kobra's street art murals. His kaleidoscope style images have transformed city walls and sidewalks across the globe into colorful sights that pay homage to some of the world's most influential figures like Martin Luther King Jr. and Dalai Lama.

Street Artists Pay Tribute To The Beauty Of Birds

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.26.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

He rewards us with a song or a soaring performance in air, and despite our heavy slow selves anchored to this pavement, we shield the sun with our hand and follow him with our eyes, paying some respect for his gift and his splendor.

Street Art Twins Os Gemeos Take Over Walls In NYC

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.19.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The flashing Times Square spectacle on display all during August across a patchwork of multiple screens by the Brazilian street art twins is an animated curiosity, a dreamlike adventure featuring their yellow skinned characters who push their way through the screen and get closer to you.

Welcome To Lower Manhattan's First Mural Festival

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.12.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The entrepreneurial spirit of a couple of guys, Wayne Rada and Rey Rosa, is luring artists back into Lower Manhattan, if only to paint a mural and help the tourist trade in Little Italy. That is how the L.I.S.A. Project (Little Italy Street Art) began three years ago.

Street Artist Ben Eine Brings Positivity To A South Philly Neighborhood

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.05.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

We are texting every day and everywhere these days. Ben Eine appears to be doing it across the entirety of South Philadelphia. The prolific London artist who is known for his distinctive lettering style sits right at the border of graffiti and street art with a nod to both.

The Wall/Therapy Festival Brings Surreal Street Art To Upstate New York

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.29.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

In partnership and as a cultural exchange with Berlin's Urban Nation (UN) this year, Wall\Therapy 2015 curated this selection of international and local street artists who bring doorways and mirrors for you to step through.

How A Child Of Pop Culture Brings Mashups To Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.15.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

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.

Street Artists Design An Old School Arcade Inspired By Brooklyn

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.08.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

FAILE may be a religious experience this summer at the Brooklyn Museum, but only one of the hallowed installations is called "Temple." The seedier, more dimly lit venue will surely have the larger number of congregants by far, bless their sacred hearts.

Street Artist Jetsonorama Pays Homage To America's 50-Year Struggle For Equality

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

From Selma to Ferguson, Birmingham to Charleston, Jimmie Lee Jackson to Michael Brown, street artist Jetsonorama is crossing the country from Arizona ...

30 (Artsy) Reasons To Visit Coney Island This Summer

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.24.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

In the middle of an amusement park, these are commissioned works that respond in some way to their environment by 30 or so local and international heavy hitters, and a few new kids on the block, comprising a 40+ year span of expertise.

A Community Mural Festival Blossoms In Queens

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.17.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

An annual mural tradition of non-pretense, New York hosted the 6th Annual Welling Court mural festival this weekend in a working class neighborhood in Queens, thanks to a grassroots couple who hustle to match artists with walls and opportunity.

Hong Kong's Small Acts Of Street Art Are Just As Powerful As The Mural

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.04.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Context is a major criterion along with placement, and these few small interventions give you an appreciation for how Pejac perceived the tense environment, as well as how pertinent and very personal his messages were.

Coney Island Just Got A Whole Lot Prettier Thanks To Street Artists

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Instead of being hunted down for catching a tag or bubble-lettered throw-up, a couple dozen graffiti/street art painters are invited to hit up Coney Island this summer -- and since we've just marked the unofficial first weekend of summer in New York -- we're bringing you the first three freshly completed pieces.

A Survey Of Skulls, Death And Memento Mori In Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.21.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Oh death, the world simply brims with it. Naturally so do the streets.

One Street Artist Documents The Faces Of Disappearing Tradesmen In Morocco

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.13.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

We have been introducing and recounting street art stories for a number of years now online and in front of audiences, and we find that it never fails to surprise people who learn that many of the images they see on the street are of actual people who live in their community.

Take A Street Art Tour Of Barcelona In Stunning Photos

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

By his own account, Lluís Olivé has been shooting images in the city of Barcelona for about 50 years: street scenes, demonstrations, parades, architectural details, tiles, iron work, doors, doorknobs, windows and of course, graffiti and street art.

Street Art Offers A One-Two Punch To Culture Of Comfortable Consumerism

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"All American Temper Tot" is the name of the new installation by street artist Ron English on the Houston Bowery Wall in Manhattan, and the U.S. flag-...

Street Artists Transform Abandoned Hotel Into A Sustainable Work Of Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.22.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Urban exploring and sustainable art-making are not such strange relations in this new project by Gilf! and BAMN, two of the new socially conscious breed of street artists we continue to see.

Streets Invited to the Table for Artists Ball at Brooklyn Museum

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.15.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Five years into it, The Brooklyn Artists Ball has become a glittering spectacle that speaks to the traditional, the contemporary and the beat on the street.

Here's Your Chance To See Street Artist ROA Indoors, In One Place

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It's unusual to capture a ROA inside. He is usually running free outdoors with the wildlife, climbing walls over multiple continents, perched within t...

Take A Look Inside 160 Pages Of Basquiat's Personal Diaries

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.01.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

As lines continue to blur in fields of art and technology (and everything else) it is easier to see street art as an online/on-street diary -- a forum...

Street Artist Olek Uses Yarn To Raise Awareness For Women's Shelters In India

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.25.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The fluorescent pink and orange sari skims the svelte frame of Brooklyn's Olek as she glides across the dirt lot in Delhi's South Extension with bags ...

12 Street Artists From Brooklyn Celebrate The DIY Culture Of Berlin

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.18.2015 | Arts

A new street art exhibition in Germany, aptly titled "Persons of Interest," is celebrating the spirit of two iconic art cities: Brooklyn and Berlin. ...

A Street Artist From Belgium Takes His Black-And-White Works Across The Globe

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.18.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The urban naturalist ROA returns to us today with tales of his travels to two distinctly different regions of the world with great distances between t...