Brooklyn Street Art

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“Shoe” is His Middle Name: New Book by Niels Shoe Meulman

“They both see words as images,” says Shoe about graffiti writers and Medieval scribes in a 2013 interview with the BBC. His latest tome extrapolates this reverence for the letterform, an obsessive repetitive family of gestures, now often abstracted, that the artist first stumbled upon as a pre-teen in the late 1970s.  Since those days […]

Skount “Tempus Fugit” : Time Waits for No Person

Spanish Skount in the Netherlands wonders today about the evaporation of time, ever slipping from your fingers. He says his new mural, of which he has done perhaps a hundred that we know of over the last few years, is inspired by a quote about time by the poet Virgil, “Tempus Fugit” “Sed fugit interea, […]

Skount Ferries You To Hell via Amsterdam

Go to Hell! Pay your fare! In Greek mythology there is a ferry man who will take you there in a boat. Skount brings all of this to the beach in Amsterdam in a quick mural he put up last week. In his capitalist critique, only the rich can afford the ride across the rivers […]

Spring Has Sprung : BonBon, UNO, and OX on the Street

It has been two days since the Sun was directly over the Equator and she is heading north to bring the Global North a lot of flowers and blossoms in the earliest spring since 1896. Today we have newly budded interventions from three cities in this warming hemisphere that may make you think of Spring […]

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