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Fun Friday 07.15.11

Posted on July 15, 2011

Fun-Friday

Fun Friday stories this week:

1. Multicolored Disappearing Horizon on Williamsburg Bridge
2. CAKE on Juxtapoz : New “Back Talk” Conversation
3. Street Artist TES One Gets Down with Ice Cube for a Print

Multicolored Disappearing Horizon on Williamsburg Bridge

It’s summer and people are taking to the streets with their art. If you have taken a stroll or skateboard ride across the Williamsburg Bridge recently, you’ve seen a public art installation entitled “Baji Lives!”.

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In this short film by Danielle Barbiari, five friends show how a collaborative project can also come alive with very modest resources and some elbow grease.

“During the wee hours of a warm summer night, several friends conspired to bring color to the Williamsburg Bridge. Inspired by the unique vantage point offered by this public space, Baji Lives! responded with a site-specific composition that accentuates the spatial dynamics of the pedestrian pathway. This piece is an offering to those who use the bridge”

CAKE on Juxtapoz : New “Back Talk” Conversation

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To introduce readers to some of the Street Artists in the upcoming show “Street Art Saved My Life: 39 New York Stories”, BSA asked a number of the artists to take part in “Back Talk” with one of our most trusted and underground and sweet sources for modern art, Juxtapoz.

Today we hear from CAKE.

Artists you admire:
Tomma Abts, Jenny Saville, Olga Romashuk, Kathe Kollwitz, Herakut, Polina Soloveichik, Alice Neel, and Edvard Munch are my tops.”

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CAKE (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Read “Back Talk: A conversation with CAKE” on Juxtapoz:http://www.juxtapoz.com/Features/back-talk-a-conversation-with-cake

Street Artist TES One Gets Down with Ice Cube for a Print

Tes One has done a new print with Ice Cube to raise awareness and funds for The Minority AIDS Project.The proceeds from the limited edition artwork will benefit the project.

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Tes One Signing his print of Ice Cube (copyright Tes One and Rareink)

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RareInk and ICE CUBE partner to deliver music fans original, authentic autographed works of art from their favorite recording artists created in conjunction with a collective of fine artists from around the world.


Expanding the interaction with fans of my music by offering limited edition, signed artwork that they are able to share and enjoy with their friends and family is something I feel my fans deserve,” said Ice Cube, who in addition to being the RareInk’s first artist will serve as the company’s strategic advisor.

Click on RareInk’s site for more information regarding the sale of the prints and how to purchase the art.