Brooklyn Street Art

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Fifty24SF and Upper Playground Present: INSA “More” (San Francisco, CA)

“More” FIFTY24SF Gallery in Association with Upper Playground presents: “MORE” – A collection of new work by INSA SAN FRANCISCO, CA [1.28.11] — Upper Playground and FIFTY24SF Gallery are pleased to announce London-based graffiti, conceptual, and fine artist INSA’s first solo exhibition in San Francisco opening on February 3rd, 2011. The exhibition is appropriately titled, […]

Swoon in Studio : A Warm Welcome on a Cold Night

A visit to Swoon’s studio is a full immersion into her passions; meditations on humanity, the process of collaboration, and sculptures you can inhabit.
In the rustic warm light of a triple height cavernous space that might have been a Town Hall a score of printed artworks on paper lay scattered across the wooden floor. Tiptoeing between the images to cross the formerly grand chamber, the familiar faces of children and adults who you’ve met on walls across the city look up. Together these figures, a de facto retrospective of Swoons’ last few years on the street in NYC, are burned into the retina of many a Street Art fan, and yet they lay here on this whitewashed wood-slatted floor without any ceremony at all.

Upper Playground And Good Smile Co. Present: David Choe and James Jean “LA Secret Studio” (Tokyo, Japan)

David Choe Good Smile Co. and Upper Playground Present: “LA SECRET STUDIO” Works by David Choe and James Jean Tokyo, Japan [10/17/10] — Good Smile Co. with support from Upper Playground are pleased to present the work of two of contemporary art’s finest talents, David Choe and James Jean in Tokyo, Japan. The show gets […]

Telemarketers Mr. Jago and Will Barras

I was a telemarketer for one day when I was eighteen years old. Actually it was half a day. I never came back from lunch. We were living through a different recession and I had no practical skills and almost zero job experience and no college education.  That’s why I even considered the job – […]