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Brooklyn Street Art

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...

Brooklyn Street Art's 15 Most Popular Murals Of The Year

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.09.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

People's street art preferences can be very hard to predict. On social media we can reliably tell you that opinions are unreliable. Murals that we are...

Augustine Kofie And The Art Of 'Controlled Hoarding'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.25.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

No, he's not looking through his storeroom of canvasses and clearing out old year-end inventory, the name refers to the "controlled hoarding" Kofie goes through to amass the muscles and skin of his 45 degree compartmentalized grid pieces.

One Artist Is Conjuring The Forgotten Dreams Of Coney Island

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.25.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"Stephen Powers: Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To A Seagull)" is one of 3 new exhibits inspired by the historic attractions of Brooklyn's seaside ...

Barcelona's 'Open Walls' Festival Lets Street Art Flourish In Spain

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.11.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Barcelona was known as a city at the epicenter of a bustling lively organic street art scene in the mid 2000s. Today that has greatly been cracked dow...

17 Street Artists Take Over A High-Security Swiss Prison

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.04.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It's the ultimate captive audience for your artwork. That wasn't the original intention for this Swiss prison mural project called "4661m²" but it is...

A Group Of International Street Artists Gather In Poland

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.28.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"My aim is to create a permanent exhibition of great art in the public space of Lodz," says Michał Bieżyński, founder of "Lodz Murals" in the Polish city of the same name. It is highly likely he will after six years curating Galeria Urban Forms.

A Different Kind Of Public Art Stands Out In Harlem And The Bronx

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.21.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Some of these new murals are definitely monumental. As are some of the social ills addressed by themes such as immigration and the world refugee crisi...

The Street Art Hiding In An Old Military Compound In Sweden

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.14.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Street art festivals are popping up like mushrooms across the globe, bringing murals, not street art, to cities primarily as a means of injecting life...

French Artists Sleep And Eat On Manhattan's Streets For One Month

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.29.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Imagine dining and sleeping your way down the length of Manhattan for a month on furniture you built yourself. On Broadway. Every day and night.

Street Artist Turns Ads Into Gorgeous Critiques Of Commercial Culture

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.24.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Vermibus says that his work of dissolving the ink with a solvent on posters and using it to paint is his critique of the corrosiveness of a commercial beauty culture that tears down and divides, belittles and relentlessly attacks self esteem and plays on negative emotions to enforce normative values about appearance.

Sweden's 'No Limit' Festival Brings Together The Best Of Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.17.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The Spanish street art duo Pichiavo brought the antiquities and modern day graffiti together last week on a soaring multi-story wall in Borås, Sweden.

The Best Street Art From Norway's Nuart Festival

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.13.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Now celebrating its 15th year, the mid-sized fjord-facing city of Stavanger has played host to a selection of international and local artists directly or indirectly related to the evolving scene we know as 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 flyi...

This Brazilian Street Artist Is Using Art to Inspire São Paulo

Stephen Grant | Posted 08.28.2016 | 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 08.26.2016 | 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 08.19.2016 | 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 08.12.2016 | 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 08.05.2016 | 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 07.29.2016 | 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 07.15.2016 | 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.