Did you see the blue moon over New York Friday night? Looked to be more crimson actually. Welcome to August and the hot sticky band of dirty grit that comes with it. Escape from New York if you can, even if it is just on a lawn chair in a park. NYC parks have a lot of free movies this summer and a huge array of free concerts all through the remainder of dog days. Naturally there is great deal of artful expression on the streets available on your way to and from the venue, very dramatic in its own way.
Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring $howta, 52, Brolga, BustArt, Esteban Del Valle, Dain, Dasic, Don Rimx, Droid, JR, Julien de Casablanca, KFA, LMNOPI, London Kaye, Ron English, Rubin415, Sokar Uno, and Willow.
Top image above >>> London Kaye. This is perhaps the artist’s largest piece and, as is the artist’s practice, it was made entirely with crocheted yarn. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
London Kaye (photo © Jaime Rojo)
London Kaye (photo © Jaime Rojo)
KFA (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Ron English. Hot Pink Temper Tot. Zephyr. For LoMan Art Fest 2015/L.I.S.A. Project (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Dain for LoMan Art Fest 2015/L.I.S.A. Project (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Rubin415 . Dasic (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Esteban Del Valle . Don Rimx (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Bikismo (photo © Jaime Rojo)
LMNOPI. Portrait of Indian girl Dongria Kohnd. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
LMNOPI. Portrait of Iranian kid. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Willow. Portrait of Rwandan child with Emu turban. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
JR. Migrants, Ibrahim, Mingora-Philadelphia. For Mural Arts Program “Open Source” Series. (photo Steve Weinik. Courtesy Mural Arts Program).
Sokar Uno (photo © Jaime Rojo)
52 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Julien De Casabianca (photo © Jaime Rojo)
BustArt and shades of Lichtenstein in Basel, Germany. July 2015. (photo © Bustart)
BustArt. Basel, Germany. July 2015. (photo © Bustart)
Brolga goes skinny dipping to beat the summer heat (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Ben Felis traces flight patters with tape (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Ben Felis (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Droid (photo © Jaime Rojo)
$howta (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Baphomet (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled. Flying over New York State. July 2015. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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