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Brooklyn Street Art

Jellyfish and Sharks and Octopi, Oh My! Street Murals in Tahiti's ONO'U Festival

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.20.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Who doesn't want to go see street artists paint murals in Tahiti? Known more for her NYC graffiti train photography of the 1970s and 1980s, Martha C...

Icelandic Murals, Northern Lights And 'Wall Poetry' In Reykjavik

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.12.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The concept album was born in the Stoned Age when TV was black and white, back when disaffected teens had to trudge for blocks and blocks outside on t...

The Graffiti Tag That's Taken Over Berlin, Explained

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.24.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

An amorphous shape-shifting consortium of Berlin-based aerosol hooligans named 1UP is one of those graffiti crews who eventually make the entry into g...

Welcome To The Garden In Morocco Where Street Artists Work

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.17.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The soil in this garden is a deep rich red hue, as is the lifeblood that pumps through this modern compound with echoes of Egyptian mastaba architectu...

How Two Street Art Brothers Traced Their Family History On Bicycles

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.10.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Overunder and his Bro create "Nostalgia" A migration story has just been completed between Osnago, Italy, and Vogorno, Switzerland, by two Reno art...

Guerrilla Street Art Responds To Terrorist Attacks Across The Globe

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.03.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"It was an insane install," says Dan Witz of his London phone booth guerrilla art project, "probably one of the most challenging of my career." Dan ...

Meet The Street Artists Telling Stories Of Migration In Russia

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.27.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Rafael Schacter Takes a More Nuanced Approach to the Migration Crisis Commerce and technology have been eroding traditional constructs of the borde...

Borondo and a Blood Battle in Berlin About His Mural

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.22.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A recent mural by Street Artist and fine artist Borondo in the neighborhood of Tegel in Berlin has drawn some attention because of its potentially unc...

Here's A 'Magical' Urban Art Tour Of Dresden, Germany

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.13.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Most people who conjure "urban art" and "Germany" in an equation will definitely get an answer of "Berlin", no matter the operator. The bohemian index...

Meet The Street Artist Dissecting Pop Culture, One Mural At A Time

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.29.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"Scientists, psychologists, surgeons ... in the end we're all driven by a similar curiosity." This month has been a whirlwind in New York for an Au...

All Your Favorite Street Artists Are Brining Murals To Coney Island

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.15.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

This is a modern version of the multi-mirror funhouse in mural form, and Coney Art Walls is bringing it again.

A Street Art Festival Blooms In 'A Lost Paradise'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.08.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A new postal stamp in French Polynesia highlights a mural at the "ONO'U" festival in Tahiti, a first for the multi-island country as well as the Frenc...

Colorado Street Art Pays Tribute To Indigenous Nations And Sacred Mountains

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.01.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"What we do to the mountains we do to ourselves," says the blocky handwritten text across the Native American activists Klee and Princess Benally, and on the face of it, you're bound to agree with this gently oblique environmental sentiment.

Crochet Artist Olek Imagines A Future In Which All News Is Good News

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It's a "good news" day! A perfect sunny spring day to flip through the newspaper while sitting at the windowsill and enjoying the gentle breezes that ...

Street Artists And Teens Work Together To Bring Color To San Salvador

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.18.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Six street artists took their social engagement a step further in El Salvador last month and taught youth some serious skills from the street. Comi...

Performance Art Project Lets Loose 2,000 Pigeons In The NYC Sky

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.11.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Pigeons have been a vital feature of New York's skyline for decades, even centuries, particularly in neighborhoods like those in Brooklyn, where thous...

On The Coast Of Sicily, Street Artists Are Creating 'Art Silos'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.04.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

They've been here since the 1950s, these silos for wheat and corn on the harbor of Catania on the east coast of the island of Sicily at the foot of Mo...

The Millennium Iconoclast Museum Is Elevating Street Art In Belgium

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.27.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

What is it about Brooklyn street art that is so appealing that one would curate the opening exhibition of a museum with it? Four pillars of the Ne...

In A London Cemetery, Street Artists Are Raising Awareness For Endangered Animals

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.20.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

23,250. That's how many wild species are listed as threatened worldwide by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). A newly c...

A Street Artist Used Wire Mesh To Recreate A Long Lost Church

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 04.06.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Soaring Architectural Sculpture Recalls a Long Lost Holy Place An astounding display of the volume and spatial relations defined by the built enviro...

A Street Artist Celebrates Black History One Portrait At A Time

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.30.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Funded from his own pocket, 34-year-old Mel Waters devised the project for himself and executed it on city walls (and one delivery truck) to pay tribute to famous African Americans during Black History Month.

Street Artists Host An Anti-Banksy & Co. Exhibit In An Abandoned Factory

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.23.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

An anti-Banksy & Co. street art show opened in Bologna, Italy, the same night as its controversial bank-backed cousin with brand new works by 50 or so Italian and international street artists and open admission to their outdoor "museum."

Mural In Morocco Addresses Migration Crises Unfolding Before Our Eyes

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.09.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Now appearing an eight-hour car ride south from the Strait of Gibraltar along Morocco's coast is North Africa's largest new mural. Given its proximity...

Light Graffiti Artist Writes 'Loser' In Front Of Donald Trump's Building

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.02.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

If you ask the Republican frontrunner what the race is about he'll reduce it down to a contest of winners and losers. Artist Vicki da Silva would agree. The artist did her own ode to The Donald in front of his 40 Wall Street building in New York to illustrate her sentiment.

The Tiny, Magical Art Found On New York's Telephone Poles

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.17.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

These quiet bits of visual punctuation on telephone poles in Albany caught our eye recently and we thought immediately of fairies, pixies, and sprites...