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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...

How Subway Graffiti Has Transformed From Rolling Canvases To Rolling Billboards

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.12.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"If I had my way, I wouldn't put in dogs, but wolves," New York mayor Ed Koch suggested famously as a facetious proposal for releasing ferocious anima...

How One Artist Captured The Energy Of Ballet In Sculpture

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.10.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Countless elements pulling together into one form, directed by will, energy. Science tells us that we are matter; theologians say that we are spiri...

A Gorgeous Look At The 'Art Boat' Hiding In The Woods Outside Of NYC

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.28.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Swoon has sent her vessels out to the countryside to reunite with the soil and trees. Most art conservators and archivists make it their business t...

50 Ways to Map The City, Per Street and Graffiti Artists

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.23.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Street art is intrinsically bound with its neighborhood and location in a city. Context and placement are key. So when a street artist is asked to create art about mapping a place, it is fascinating to see how they perceive it and with what manner and medium they present it.

How To Build An Art Career From New York Graffiti Writer & Illustrator, See One

Sahra Vang Nguyen | Posted 01.14.2015 | New York
Sahra Vang Nguyen

There's something about the art world that makes building a career as a professional artist an evasive subject. It's easy to tell a young person, "Follow your dreams," but there's not enough explanation around how to pay your bills.

French Street Artist Pays Tribute To The Fierce Female Fighters Of The 19th Century

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.16.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

According to historical accounts of the First Franco-Dahomean War, in the 1890s it was the highly trained military women who were chopping off the hea...

New Dominican Street Art Festival Brings Authenticity To The New Year

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.08.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

New Year, new mural festival! Truthfully, the appearance of new mural festivals today is faster than annual -- it's more like quarterly -- but thi...

The Best Images In Street Art This Year (VIDEO)

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Here it is! Our 2014 wrap up featuring favorite images of the year by Brooklyn Street Art's Jaime Rojo. Before our video roundup below here i...

A Street Art Festival Takes Root Across The Walls Of Malaysia

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.11.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

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 ...

What Happens When 5 Street Artists Share A Wall In Poland

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.03.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

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 partic...

Exploring The Open Street Art Walls Of Barcelona

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

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 elsew...

Iranian Street Art Brothers Icy & Sot Take Over Europe

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

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 upo...

'Dysturbing' Photojournalists Paste Harrowing Images From Around The World In NYC

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.29.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

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 t...

Exploring The Graffiti Hidden In New York's Abandoned Military Base

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.22.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Exploring Fort Tilden National monuments are typically solemn places for reflection and remembrance. In the case of many decommissioned military in...

Painting the Desert: Urban Artists In The Navajo Nation

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.15.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It's an unusual pairing: Street artists who are accustomed to the grit and grime of deteriorating neighborhoods in the city translating their skills t...

It's Been One Year Since Banksy Took Over NYC, Let's Review

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

To commemorate Banksy's very successful offering to the city and the excitement that ensued with its inhabitants we decided to put together a series of messages left out for him on walls, doors, trucks and fences.

The Golden Age Of Philadelphia Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.25.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

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, ...

The Beauty Of Scandinavia's Street Art Culture

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.25.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It isn't just Nuart any more. Scandinavia is taking their mural festivals seriously thanks to buoyant economies, arts programming support, and a gr...

All The Murals, Graffiti, Aesthetics And Activism At Norway's Giant Street Art Festival

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The Norwegian mural festival named Nuart took place last week with a marked tilt toward the conceptual and the interventionist, a direct debate about ...

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

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Before the summer ends, New York is still happily awash in myriad public festivals, concerts, street fairs, free Shakespeare in the park, stoop sales,...

Behold, The Language Of Street Art In Istanbul

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.21.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"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 La...

This Street Art Map Is Your Ultimate Guide To Exploring's NYC's Outdoor Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.26.2015 | Arts

"In the wake of the global growth of interest in art in the streets, one form of tourism that may soon be blowing up could be graffiti excursions, str...