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…loves you more every day.

Happy New Year!

Posted on December 31, 2011

As we start a new year together, we say THANK YOU for the last one.

Just take a look at some highlights from the last 12 months and you’ll know why Brooklyn Street Art Loves You More Every Day.

January 2011 Highlights

Julian Assange portrait on the street by artist Thierry Ehrmann @ the Abode of Chaos
Swoon is at ease and at home here in the studio (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Live kitchen performance is pushing the definition of Refrigerator Art into it’s outer limits
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February 2011 Highlights

Indigo (photo © Victoria Potter)
This reminds me of a guy at work. Ty (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Ryan Mc Ginness “Black Holes” (photo © Jaime Rojo)
An ant eater inspects a new friend in a small town near San Miguel De Allende in Mexico. Piece by ROA (copyright Roa)
Duke Riley screenshot from video

March 2011 Highlights

Augustine Kofie (photo © Todd Mazer)
“El Enmascarado de Plata” (The Silver Masked Luchador) (image courtesy Broken Crow)
José Parlá at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in Chelsea, (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Chris Stain and Billy Mode do a tribute to Martha Cooper on her birthday on a Brooklyn Roof (photo © Jaime Rojo)
A wet-plate photograph by Robyn Hasty on her trip across America- the “Homeland Project”

Augustine Kofie in Studio
Broken Crow : A Mexican Travelog

José Parlá Writes His Diary on the Wall

Chris Stain and Billy Mode “For Martha”

Martha Cooper Remixed by Chris Stain and Billy Mode

AVOID PI: Street Art, Graff, Fine Art, and Pantheon

Street Artist QRST Goes to New Orleans to Give BP and us a “Thwack”

Robyn Hasty On The Road Exploring the “Homeland”

Street Artist Don John’s Experience in Tokyo

Your Billboard Has Been Adjusted: Desire Obtain Cherish

Overunder & No Touching Ground : Lending a Hand to Japan

Creepy Gets Way Up (on a Wall) in NYC

PANTHEON : A Photo Essay

April 2011 Highlights

Martha and Pablo at home, with a portrait of her sitting on a train car with camera in hand painted by Os Gemeos overlooking the scene. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Isaac Cordal. Survivors. Anvers. Belgium. 2011. (photo © Isaac Cordal)
The huge and amazing installation by the 907 Crew entitled “907 Was An Inside Joke”, taken by Super Kate NYC. (image © SuperKateNYC)
BSA’s review of the LA MOCA show on Huffington Post scooped and influenced in April.
In San Francisco, Neighbors Pat and Imogene, by Jetsonorama. (photo © Jetsonorama)
Futura lends a hand to Cern1 to complete the collaborative mural on the side of Geffen Contemporary in time for the opening. (photo © Martha Cooper)
A new colorful public installation by Göla in a park. (image ©Fernando Cesar)

Martha Cooper, Photographer of Art on the Streets for Six Decades
Elbow Toe New Piece: A Bee in the Bonnet, A Geranium in the Cranium

Isaac Cordal’s Miniature Magic Moments in the Real World

PANTHEON Opens On Street, Skewville Gives a Review

Crunch Crunch Crunch, Saturday Cartoons with Bortusk Leer

Jetsonorama : To Dogpatch With Love

QRST and His “Patron”

BSA in LA (Update) – Walls Underway in Prep for MOCA Show

Göla in Sao Paulo : Riotous Color and a Free Imagination
Judith Supine “Ladyboy” Walking In L.A.
“Art in the Streets” Brings Fire to MOCA

The Problem With MOCA : Street Art Talks Back

“Suicidal Tendencies” by NohJColey, Interactive Sculpture With You as Saviour

XAM : “Your Ad Here” Tiny Billboards

Liqen Converts a Crashed Plane into a Fish Tail on Oaxacan Beach

Street Artist Purth Takes “The Deleras” Cross Country

Ready for His Closeup: Sweet Toof Sparkles at Factory Fresh

May 2011 Highlights

El Sol 25. In the shack (photo © Jaime Rojo)
D*Face. Culver City, CA (photo © Jaime Rojo)
ROA (photo © Birdman)
JR (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Meet El Sol 25 – First Interview and Debut of Video
Shai Dahan in Sweden, Naturally. Readying for New Solo Show

D*Face “Going Nowhere Fast” In Los Angeles

Birdman Captures ROA in Wilds of LA

Signs of the BEAST Seen in California (Rapture Update)

Street Artist JR In Brooklyn

Hi-Graff Hybrids Through the Lens of Carlos Gonzalez

New Work from Specter in Chicago

Cyrcle + Muska at The Barracuda Wall “Post No Bills”

June 2011 Highlights

Banom (photo © Er1cBl41r)
Gaia in downtown Baltimore pays tribute to Martha Cooper by interpreting a photo of hers and pasting it on the street. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Skewville; Saturday. At the begining there was a big red empty wall, a pen, and a folded piece of paper (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Dennis McNett and friends and blood on the ice. (photo courtesy © of the artist) Madison, WI
Shark Toof. Detail. (photo © Jennifer Strauss)
Patrick Martinez (photo © Todd Mazer)

On The Road With Dennis McNett : Battling With the Beasts
Raarrrrhhrhrhhrrr! Veng Chomps Through Another Giant Wall

Street Art Update: From Paris With Love

Seeing Baltimore With Martha Cooper

Public Interventions: Swings and Hammocks Make People Really Happy

A Visit to La Biennale Di Venezia 2011

“Last Exit to Skewville” Emerges on a Brooklyn Wall

You Animal! Shark Toof Solo at LeBasse Projects (Culver City, LA)

Getting High on Public Space: Old Rollers and Urban Planning

Neon Signs, Shiny Balloons, and Brutality : Patrick Martinez In Studio

July 2011 Highlights

You know it’s not Brooklyn if there is a uniformed guy sweeping the street with a green broom. Specter’s “Brooklyn Bodega,” a typical store front imported to Paris. (photo © Lauren Besser)
Conor Harrington. Ennis. (image © Conor Harrington)
Shepard Fairey (photo © Jaime Rojo)
” Two Hoodys Kissing” by Dan Witz, 2011, for “Street Art Saved My Life: 39 New York Stories”

Specter BKLN/PARIS Mashup with FKDL as Gracious Host
Conor Harrington Goes Wild West; “Ireland Balls Deep in Recession”

IN STUDIO : Shepard Fairey : Too “Street” For Corporate, Too Corporate For The Street

Anthony Lister “Back Talk” Conversation

How & Nosm “Back Talk” Conversation

Miss Bugs in Brooklyn: Girls, Sex and a Car Crash in the Forest

C215 “Back Talk” Conversation

Brooklyn Street Art Presents: “Street Art Saved My Life: 39 New York Stories” in collaboration with ThinkSpace Gallery at C.A.V.E. Gallery in Venice (LA), California

Dan Witz “Dead Serious” : “Back Talk” Conversation

Chris Stain “Back Talk” Conversation

LUDO “Back Talk” Conversation

NEW Dan Witz “Two Hoodys Kissing”

Various & Gould “Back Talk” Conversation

CAKE “BACK TALK” Conversation on FUN FRIDAY 07.15.11

Miss Bugs “Back Talk” Conversation

Nick Walker “Back Talk” Conversation

Chris Stain “Back Talk” Conversation

Troy Lovegates AKA Other “Back Talk” Conversation

SPECTER “Back Talk” Conversation

NOHJCOLEY “Back Talk” Conversation

August 2011 Highlights

JR “Inside Out” Project The Bronx, New York 2011 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Anthony Lister. Los Angeles, CA (photo © Todd Mazer)
Director of LA MOCA and co-curator of “Art in the Streets”, Jeffrey Deitch, talks with Shepard Fairey after the presentation and panel (photo © Carlos Gonzalez)
The London Police say it’s YOUR turn to support the incredibly good work of Human Rights Watch now. (photo © Logan Hicks)
Yok and Franklin (photo © Mike Pearce)

BSA at LA MOCA for “Street Art Stories” Presentation and Panel with Huffington Post
FUTURA Does a Piece Called “Brooklyn Street Art”

JR Helps to Turn The Bronx Inside Out

White Cocoa “Back Talk” Conversation

Kid Acne “Back Talk” Conversation

Anthony Lister : Double Rainbow Eyes in LA (NEW PICS)

Adam VOID “Back Talk” Conversation

Shepard Fairey in Copenhagen for “Your Ad Here” and 5 New Murals

Street Artist EMA “Back Talk” Conversation

HARGO “Back Talk” : “Cash for Your Warhol” on Andy’s Birthday!

OverUnder “Back Talk” Conversation

BSA In Los Angeles: Images of the Week 08.14.11

Back Talk with Street Artist Radical!

TipToe “Back Talk” Conversation

London Police and D*Face in Oslo for Human Rights

Crest Has a Posse in an Empty Lot on L.E.S.

Mystery Revealed : Hellbent’s Jaw belonged to Sigmund Freud

Indigo “Back Talk” Conversation

Mark Carvalho “Back Talk” Conversation

September 2011 Highlights

Nomade in LA
EMA (photo © EMA)
Chris Stain (photo © Andrew Franciosa)
NohJColey © Jaime Rojo
Occupy Wall Street begins and BSA gets it immediately © Jaime Rojo

BSA ARCHIVE for Living Walls : Albany 2011
Rene Gagnon “Back Talk” Conversation
Gilf! “Back Talk” Conversation
Peek at Swoon’s “Anthropocene Extinction” Opening at Boston’s ICA
“Living Walls: Albany” Begins! Gaia, Nanook and a Rockefeller
New Nomade Soldier in LA
“Breuckelen”, We Go Hard : Street Artist EMA
Chris Stain in Church, Museum : 9/11 Mural With “Living Walls: Albany”
Joe Iurato Transending at “Living Walls : Albany”
Specter Memorializes Yusuf Hawkins in Brooklyn
Occupy Wall Street: Handmade Signs and #Hashtags
M.City in M. City : Polish Stencillist in Mexico
Jetsonorama Re: Coal and The Navajo Nation; “It’s Complicated”
WK Interact Honors NYC Firefighters with Block Long Mural
Street Artist Gaia Creates a Memorial Unexpectedly
Overunder Completes Astounding Tiled Piece : “Living Walls: Albany”
Anthony Lister Talks to BSA : Analysis and Constant Consideration
First Look at “King Baby” in Norway With Dan Witz

October 2011 Highlights

Lucy McLauchlan at Obrestad FYR for NUART (photo © Mooki)
Daniel Canogar (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Erik Berglin (photo © Jaime Rojo)
A D*Face mural defaced – actually looks pretty good. (photo © Geoff Hargadon)
A guest poses with the work of Homo Riot (photo © PhotoJenInc)

NUART 2011 Update ; Lucy McLauchlan, DVS-1, Phlegm at Work
Dan Witz at Nuart: Gets Googly With the Kids
Erik Berglin: Unusual New Birds of Brooklyn
New York’s Nuit Blanche Redux : Industrial Buildings Brought to Light
Doodles for Living Walls : Albany
“Heartship” Takes Flight: How and Nosm Complete Mural in LA
London Dispatch: Street Art at Moniker Art Fair
Kid Acne and Ema “UNCLEAR GROUND/ TERRAIN VAGUE” (FR)
Isaac Cordal in Milan: Follow the Leaders
“The Minotaur” in London’s Nether Regions
Stencils: Simple, Small, Effective
“Homo Riot” Opening Devolves Into Orgy at Site Unseen
BOO! Monstrous BSA Halloween Photo Essay

November 2011 Highlights

Underbelly:Paris. Harnessing the team to help Conor Harrington with his piece. (photo © Martha Cooper)
XAM (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Faile surprised many with these new paintings in studio. (image © and courtesy of Faile)
Anthony Lister. (photo © Spencer Elzey)
Quel Beast fits his panels to the corrugated panel, effectively re-inventing the space with his technigue. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
ECB (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Paul Insect is Attracted to Light at the Barracuda Wall
Street Artist XAM : Architecture for the City Bird

Faile Will Surprise You Tonight at Lazarides Rathbone Place with “Fragments of Faile” (London, UK)

LUDO : New Video of Studded Leather Strapped Posies

BSA Backyard Salon: Autumn Sun, Spraypaint, Wheatpaste, Bloody Marys

Troy Lovegates AKA Other and Stinkfish Tonight at Brooklynite

ECB and Old Men in Bushwick

Gregory Siff Across a Wall in Echo Park

Cern Paints Bruce Lee in Brooklyn

Sydney’s “OutPost Project” ReCap

The Paris Underbelly Surfaces : A New Gallery Beneath the City

Swoon Prepping “Murmuration” for Black Rat

December 2011 Highlights

Swoon “Murmuration” (photo © Mike Snelle)
Cryptik (photo © Carlos Gonzalez)
John Baldessari “The First $100,000 I Ever Made”. (photo © Jaime Rojo).
Pawn Works Gallery: Sticker Collage (photo © Brock Brake)
Dabs & Myla at work.
Merry Hellbent!

Swoon’s “Murmuration” Opens Tonight. A Look Inside.
Cryptik “Sacred Syllables” at Hold Up Art
Night Walk : The High Line Park in New York City
Well Heeled Street Artist ELV : Shoes OOOOO La La
Fintan Switzer and “Silver Inheritance” in Ireland
Purth in Minneapolis, “What Kind of Woman Are You?”
Pawn Works Unveils Sticker Collection: Nick and Seth Tell the Story
Occupy Window Displays : Handmade and Homey for the Holidays

See all our other postings this year on The Huffington Post Arts Page


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Watch the Video of 2011 Best Brooklyn Street Art Here