Images of the Week 05.20.12

The streets are alive again with all manner of styles from wheat-pastes to stencils, painting, murals, weaving, sticking, slapping, pop appropriation, comic parody, memorial outpouring, collectivism, mavericks, fantasy, pattern, geometry, photography, and yes, beef! Call it what you like, it looks like art is in the streets.

So here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring Alec Monopoly, Bast, Ben Wolf, Bishop 203, Dain, Danielle Mastrion, Don’t Fret, Enzo & Nio, Heidi Tullman, Hot Tea, Jason Woodside, Klub7, KRSNA, Michael DeNicola, Mr. Clean, and Sonni.

Bast (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Bast (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Ben Wolf and Heidi Tullmann. This is a work in progress and we’ll have more on this installation later in the week. Also, a Faile prayer wheel is in the foreground. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Klub7 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Klub7 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Hot Tea (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Mr. Clean. Mary is such a good spokesperson isn’t she? (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Don’t Fret is a wild thing in Chicago. (photo © Don’t Fret)

Don’t Fret in Chicago with this parody of Edward Hopper’s 1942 painting “Nighthawks” (photo © Don’t Fret)

Original painting of Edward Hopper’s 1942 painting “Nighthawks”.

Michael DeNicola welcomes the new residents of Gentriburg (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Bishop 203 with loving assistance by Elle. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

There have been a number of great tributes on the street to the Beastie Boys in reference to the painful loss of Brooklyn’s MCA on May 4th. This one is by Danielle Mastrion. If you’d like to send us others, maybe we can collect them all into one posting. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Alec Monopoly adorns the fake facade of a new night life venue to open this Fall. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Krsna’s take on “The Scream” (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Enzo & Nio (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Dain (photo © Jaime Rojo)

The acrylic box screwed onto the wall was originally an audio device for people to plug in their own earphones and learn more about Jason Woodside’s mural (shown here on last week BSA Images of the Week) in collaboration with the New Museum project titled CNNCTD+100. The box was partially destroyed and an unknown artist stenciled the earphones later.  (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Sonni’s new installation “Music Machine” on the back of the old CBGB’s curated by Keith Schweitzer and produced through FABnyc’s ArtUp program in collaboration with MaNY Project (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Sonni “Music Machine” (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Untitled (photo © Jaime Rojo)

 

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