It’s the Dog Days of Summer and there are a lot of cool cats on the street right now.
Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring Adam Fujita, Be Everything, Che Man, Clint Mario, Dan Witz, E.L.K. Icy & Sot, Ishmael, JR, Kenny Scharf, LMNOPI, Mika, Mike Makatron, Rusebk, Sabio, Solus, Sweet Toof, and You Go Girl!
Top Image >> As the world is watching, Icy & Sot again address the Iraeli/Palestinian crisis on a wall in this uncharacteristically openly political piece for the Bushwick Collective, who typically require artists to stay within content guidelines. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Icy & Sot. The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
JR’s 2006 “Holy Tryptich” appeared here in Manhattan, originally installed on the separation wall in 2007. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
LMNOPI (photo © Jaime Rojo)
E.L.K. The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sweet Toof (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Clint Mario really got in shape for beach weather this year. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sabio (photo © Jaime Rojo)
You Go Girl (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Pop that thing open and let’s go run in the spray! Mike Makatron. The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Vivache has created “Che Man” and has mounted this message in San Francisco, Oakland, Cambridge, and now Bushwick Brooklyn with this Pak Man inspired solution to world ills. This Bushwick spot was up only two days before it was buffed over in green again, presumably because the message rubbed someone the wrong way. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Clearly the wolves are running unimpeded in the valley of the skyscrapers. Ishmael. The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Dan Witz (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Rusebk. The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Kenny Scharf (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Be Everything. But don’t be a dumbell. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Solus. The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Mika (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Adam Fujita (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled. Manhattan, NYC. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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