Hillary Clinton was on Roosevelt Island yesterday formally announcing her candidacy under blue skies with an enthusiastic crowd speaking about income inequality and the poor and sounding more populist than ever. Let’s see if she can stretch the 2 Billion Dollars in donations she is reported to have raised all the way to next November. It all adds up quickly bro, and before you know it, you just blew a billion!
Wonder if she saw the Hot Tea pool while she was there on the island.
This weekend is the annual Welling Court community mural party in Queens. Don’t miss it. Run on almost no budget it features over a hundred muralists who always dig the friendly neighborhood vibe thanks to organizers Alison and Garrison Buxton.
And of course we are seeing a lot of new dope stuff on the streets…
Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring Brolga, Chris RWK, Dasic, Esteban Del Valle, James Bullough, Joe Iurato, Logan Hicks, Owen Dippie, Paper Skaters, QRST, Ramiro Davaro-Comas, Rubin415, SheWolf, Sonni, Tats Cru, Wing, and WK Interact.
Top image above >>> Paper Skaters upping the game (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Paper Skaters (photo © Jaime Rojo)
New Zealander Owen Dippie has a small show at Low Brow Artique Gallery and though we don’t feature gallery images too often, this painting seems like something you would like. His marriage of Raphael and Haring is a bit of mashup genius; a Renaissance Madonna and Radiant Baby. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Owen Dippie at Low Brow Artique Gallery. Show is now open to the general public. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
James Bullough for Sugarlift Studios. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
WK Interact is back on the street this week showing you his nunchucks. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
WK Interact with Vandalog’s Caroline Caldwell as muse. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Esteban Del Valle does a piece named “real estate” for Sugarlift Studios, presumably in reference to the value his work is adding to the building and the neighborhood. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
QRST has a few new endangered (extinct?) anthropocenes on the street, along with some burnt real estate. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
QRST (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Tats Cru for The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Wing (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Soni for Sugarlift Studios. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Joe Iurato updates his son’s portrait with Logan Hicks providing patterned background for The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
SheWolf (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Dasic for The Bushwick Collective (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Ramiro Davaro-Comas for Sugarlift Studios. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Brolga (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Rubin415 for Sugarlift Studios. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Chris – Veng . Roborts Will Kill for Sugarlift Studios. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled. Coney Island, NYC. June 2015. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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