It’s our first Images of the Week of the new year and we’ve missed you! The city is recovering from disasters and triumphs and heartbreaks and infatuations as normal. The police union is attacking the Mayor in the sky and elsewhere, the NY Times is questioning their tactics, the city is grieving violence against two police with a memorial in the street, the protestors spurred by police brutality continue to demonstrate, the mayor marks his first year, a Staten Island congressman resigns in disgrace, a million people were in Times Square three days ago, the minimum wage is going up a little, and liberal lion and 3 time governor Mr. Cuomo passed away New Years Day.
Here’s to you and your family and a great tumultuous spectacular 2015 that is in store for all of us on the street, in boardrooms, behind cash registers, on walls, in galleries, museums – wherever you are. We’re celebrating the creative spirit wherever we find it and when it comes to Street Art and graffiti and public art you can be sure there will be plenty of new things to see.
Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring $howta, Clint Mario, Crummy Gummy, Dame Edna, Damien Mitchell, Don’t Fret, Eurotrash040, Fred63, Gordo Pelota, Jerkface, Jon Burgerman, Kashink, Korn, Myth, Smartcrew, Specter, Sweet Toof, and Yenta
Top Image >> Jon Burgerman (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sweet Toof (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Specter reframes the environment. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Specter (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Specter. A couple of anonymous collaborators engaging on the conversation of the streets… (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Kashink (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Yenta. Dame Edna, Australia’s National Treasure… (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Crummy Gummy. Stick it…see what happens! (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Crummy Gummy. Looks like ET scored a temp job during the holidays…he is still unemployed though. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Crummy Gummy (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Myth (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Dont Fret (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Kermit as interpreted by an unknown artist. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Damien Mitchell (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Eurotrash 040 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Gordo Pelota . Eurotrash 040 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Clint Mario (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Fred63 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Jerk Face for The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Double Jesus (photo © Jaime Rojo)
$howta (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Smart Crew tribute to the late Jeffrey Gamalero AKA Korn, who passed away in December. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled. A mourner takes a photo at the site of the street memorial in Brooklyn to honor police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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