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Brooklyn Street Art

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...

A Mural Stirs Memories Of War In A Bosnian Town

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.10.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Some walls in Visoko still bear the pockmarked patterns of bullets from the Bosnian War just over two decades ago. These newly battered walls bring back portraits of its victims.

Street Art Collective Paints The Eccentric Personalities Of Italy

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.03.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

As a painting was completed people stopped by to discuss it. Some to learn, some to remember, others to enhance with gossip, or to fill in some blanks in lore.

When Street Artists Collaborate On A Windy Brooklyn Roof

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.27.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The dynamics of collaborations between artists are often informative, even revelatory to the viewers as well as the artists. By deliberately casting y...

Street Artists Are Reviving The Spirit Of 5 Pointz In Queens

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.20.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The spirit of New Yorks' 5 Pointz graffiti/street art holy place has popped up in the same Queens neighborhood where it was demolished in 2014, and since last summer more than 50 local and international aerosol artists have been hitting a new project.

The Street Art 'Blooming' In A Mexican Desert

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.13.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Largely conservative by most accounts, Chihuahua City in the twenty-teens has been sampling the flavors of the burgeoning global street art scene thanks two locally organized arts festivals; Ruta in 2013 and Centrópolis in 2014.

Revamped Abandoned Building Underscores Youth Unemployment In Spain

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.06.2016 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It's a cathedral of characters, this abandoned furniture factory 40 kilometers outside of Barcelona, Spain. Cartoons, illustrations, portraits are everywhere -- a curious collection of aerosol spray pieces that highlights the popularity of the animated and exaggerated personalities among graffiti and street artists in this region of the world.

Was 2015 The Year Of The Mural?

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.16.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Was 2015 the "Year of the Mural"? A lot of people thought so, and the rise of commercial festivals and commissioned public/private mural programs p...