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Alison Young Examines and Presents the “Street Art World”

Contested space is a term accurately describing the Street Artists’ relationship with the world outside your door; a place where the aesthetics are up for grabs, autonomously determined, willfully exploited. Alison Young. Street Art World Reaktion Books Ltd. London, 2016 Drawing upon twenty years of empirical observation, scholarly study, and interviews with artists and experts throughout a constellation of […]

Dan Witz’s “Breathing Room” Installs Meditating Figures in 10 London Phone Booths

“It was an insane install,” says Dan Witz of his London phone booth, “probably one of the most challenging of my career.” Dan Witz. “Breathing Room” London, July 2016. (photo © Dan Witz) The New York Street Artist who began working anonymously putting art on the streets in the late 1970s is sometimes given to […]

BSA Film Friday: 06.24.16

  Our weekly focus on the moving image and art in the streets. And other oddities. Now screening : 1. Faith47’s New LGBT Themed Mural in Manchester for “Cities of Hope” 2. NYCHOS: Making of Vienna Therapy. “Dissection of Sigmund Freud” 3. LIVE Webcam of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s “Floating Piers” BSA Special Feature: Faith47’s New […]

Never Crew: “Inhuman Barriers” and Cities Of Hope

Manchester in UK hosted a street art convention in May called “Cities of Hope” and 10 international artists worked on pieces that often addressed issues of social justice. Swiss duo Christian Rebecchi and Pablo Togni, who comprise Nevercrew, addressed the theme of immigration and there piece gives a sense of the seemingly impossible odds that […]

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