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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.

A New York City Graffiti Artist Tells His Own Story

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 06.10.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"It was an identity crisis for youth in NYC in the 1970s," explains Lee Quinones, the whole subway car "bomber" who claims the mantel of aerosol story teller for NYC's rolling gallery of public art during that nearly dystopian decade.

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 Mexican Mural Festival Brings Color -- And Censorship -- To The Streets

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.04.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Striking and massive murals by international street artists have been populating the walls of Mexico City for the last five years thanks to the emerge...

This Is What Happens When You Let The 'French Banksy' Take Over An Art Gallery

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.25.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Either it will have proved to be a master class or an exhibition in hubris, says Pictures on Walls in their framing of the empty-framed show in progre...

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.