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Maki Carvalho’s Farm Bailout (or Baleout)

Street Artist Maki Carvalho recently was inspired while driving through the rural Northeast and decided to do a takeover of hay bales. Using a large format printout of a dollar bill and some clever articulation of the “roll”, he created a giant wad of cash in the hay field. He explains the thinking behind this sort […]

Boston Street Art, and Swoon’s “Anthropocene” at ICA

Her name is unpronounceable, so people just call her Mrs. Bennett. One of the last aboriginal people in Australia, she sits atop a rolling line of four-eyed Tibetan demons with human faces who are sucking species into their mouths on this wall installation at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA). Traditionally these demons would be […]

Anthony Lister Talks to BSA : Analysis and Constant Consideration

“I’m like a hairdresser I guess.” Painter Anthony Lister is also a Street Artist. His surreal pop and celebrity culture-infused abstractions are candy encrusted apples which may have something sharp inside. Many are figurative studies and wire frames bending wildly into characters who cavort and mock with blunt swipes of color, overlaid by costumed sexual […]

Gilf! “Back Talk” Conversation

To introduce readers to some of the Street Artists in the 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 Gilf! One […]

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