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Images of the Week: 05.26.13

Here’s our weekly interview of the street, this week featuring Beau Stanton, Brett Flanigan, Cannon Dil, Cosbe, Creepy, Deeker, Gats, Icy & Sot, Invurt, Jaz, Keely, Nunca, Rubin, Sexer, Solus, Sonni, Zimad.
Top image > Brett Flanigan and Cannon Dill at Bushwick Collective. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

The paint is still wet on this one by ...

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Swinging Trunks – Cernesto Gets Elephantine in London

What ya gonna do with all that junk inside your trunk?
“I got to do two nice murals in London,” says Cern as he flies back to dirty old New York for the Memorial Day Weekend in time for the official start of Summer. It looks like there is a lot of elephant love going on ...

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BSA Film Friday: 05.24.13

Our weekly focus on the moving image and art in the streets. And other oddities.
Now screening: Alice Pasquini in Italy, Rise and Fall of Street Art in Barcelona, Jaz “Cult to The Character”, and Enzo & Nio in New York.
BSA Special Feature:
Alice Pasquini at Memorie Urbane 2013 in Italy

Rise and Fall of Street ...

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First Time EVER – The Street Artist in Cleveland

A Hammer, Pliers, and Kaleidascopic Vision
Street Artist EVER was in Cleveland with Nick Marzullo from Pawn Works as Nick visited his hometown neighborhood of Collinwood a few weeks ago. While there the native Argentinian did this huge colorful and compelling mural in his surrealist style – perhaps it is a scene depicting a master of ...

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Don John Takes a Bite In Copenhagen

Using a Thick Marker to Ink Out His New “Bird With A Bite”
Street Artist Don John takes a monochromatic tip as he rocks his new illustration on in this clean wall in Copenhagen, where he hails from. Audacious and clean, the black marker lines morph the soaring and fierce together seamlessly and make the stuff ...

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Brett Flanigan and Cannon Dill in Chicago

Brett Flanigan and Cannon Dill just finished this huge mural in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood combining abstract black and white renderings of the animal world and bright popping abstracts wrapping forms from head to toe. On their way across the country from hometown Oakland they stopped off to see their buddies at Pawn Works for this ...

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Good Willow Hunting : Street Art Brothers Use Symbols from Their Rural Childhood

Today we look at Street Artist Willow and his bro Swil as they build a street mise en scene referencing the agrarian life of a huntsman with highly saturated wheat-pasted images. The two have been up around Brooklyn for the last couple of years, often working in tandem on handmade pieces but more often its ...

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Images of the Week: 05.19.13

Here’s our weekly interview of the street, this week featuring Andreco, Athens, Col Wallnuts, CrispyT, eL Seed, En Masse, Faile, Faust, Greg LaMarche, Henry Darger, James Rubio, JJ Veronis, Jon Hall, Katsu, Mr. Toll Phetus88, Rae BK, Reme821, Sure, and Toofly.
Top image > Toofly and Col Wallnuts at Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Sure . Faust ...

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Mexican Street Artists Bring Kids Up the Ladder

Street Art as an Educational Instrument for Community
This spring a handful of some of Mexico’s top Street Art talent gave local youth a chance to envision themselves as artists. SEGO, SIAMÉS, 704, MINOS and NEWS gave their time and talent to conduct workshops and show how to create paintings and wall murals for roughly 300 ...

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BSA Film Friday: 05.17.13

Our weekly focus on the moving image and art in the streets. And other oddities.
Now screening: DEBUT of BASK in Detroit: “D-bris”, “Fragmentos” by Vhils, Sheryo and The Yok: Pipe Dreams, and Sheryo and The Yok Make Ceramic Vases in Vietnam.
BSA Special Feature: Video DEBUT
BASK in Detroit: “D-bris” by Salvador Rodriguez
Detroit is crumbling, ya ...

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Heads Up! Swoon Says You Will Die

New show by Mike Snelle is about death, and Swoon Carves a Human Skull
Memento Mori in Latin translates as ‘remember that you will die’
Street Artist Swoon spoke to us yesterday about the 18th century skull of a woman that she spent weeks carving for a new show of Memento Mori inspired art for the Museum ...

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JR and José Parlá Show the Wrinkles in Havana at Bryce Wolkowitz

While in New York for his “Inside Out” project, French Street Artist and photographer JR joined with American artist José Parlá to exhibit photos and a couple of new pieces to celebrate their collaborations on walls in Cuba last year. “The Wrinkles of the City, Havana, Cuba” at Bryce Wolkowitz continues in the route of ...

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JR Debuts on Broadway and You Were the Star on This Stage

In a New York minute, the Curtain Opens and Closes on “Inside Out”
The daily snaking lines of now famous fans occupying a slice of the Times Square footprint had their last chance at the Big Time in NYC as last weeks show rolled to a close, and the large eyeball van rolled away. For days ...

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Specter With Local Artists In Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Street Artist, teacher, and cultural emissary Specter just returned from Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan where he was working with local artists in a project called  Global Art Lab to try their hand at painting walls, including these inside a crumbling theater building. The under-utilized Tashkent space is spare and open and analogous to the abandoned ...

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