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BSA HOT LIST: Books For Your Gift Giving 2017

BSA HOT LIST: Books For Your Gift Giving 2017

Documenting the Street Art scene has always been important to BSA and we know it is important to many of our readers as well. This year BSA brought you a number of reviews of Street Art related books that we have run across during the year. It’s not an exhaustive list but now that it is Christmas / Hannukah / Kwaanza / Solstice / New Year time we thought you would like our brief roundup of some of the best books of 2017. Enjoy!


“Street Art World”, Alison Young.

From BSA:

Alison Young Examines and Presents the “Street Art World”

Contested space is a term accurately describing the Street Artists’ relationship with the world outside your door; a place where the aesthetics are up for grabs, autonomously determined, willfully exploited.

Drawing upon twenty years of empirical observation, scholarly study, and interviews with artists and experts throughout a constellation of cities where this art-making has flourished, “Street Art World” by Alison Young examines this contested space from every angle to present a balanced assessment for understanding our moment.

A professor of criminology at University of Melbourne, Young delivers her fourth volume on the topic of Street Art with a confidence and unique perspective that few can claim thanks to extensive travel and periodic, repeated and ongoing tracking of an evolving family of practice.

Alison Young Street Art World was published by Reaktion Books Ltd. London, UK. 2016. Click HERE for more about this book.

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“Shoe Is My Middle Name”, Niels Shoe Meulman

From BSA:

“Shoe” is His Middle Name: New Book by Niels Shoe Meulman

Carlo McCormick writes in his essay, “We honor Shoe as the great cross-pollinator who came to New York City as a kid to meet the graffiti master Dondi and brought Wild Style back to Europe, but his strength remains just how far he can still can carry this immoderate load.” Based on his path and his evolution, we’ll consider this beautiful monster to be in a mid-career retrospective and some of his most masterful work is yet to come.

Niels Shoe Meulman “Shoe Is My Middle Name” was published by Lebowski Publishers / Overamstel. Amsterdam, 2016. Click HERE for more about this book.

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“Time Traveller Artist Man”, Giacomo Bufarini AKA RUN

From BSA:

RUN: “Time Traveller Artist Man” Tells All With His Hands

The founder of analytical psychology would have looked at the hands of RUN and perhaps understood more about his lifelong psychological process than the average intellect, and yet seeing RUN’s carefully formed people on the street captivates your imagination as well.

These are the dreams he creates with his expressive hands, conscious or unconscious features that over time have developed into archetypes to be combined, adorned, alone, and recombined. Not surprisingly, his people often have a grasp, a hold, a flair for the five fingered gesture as well.

RUN Time Traveller Artist Man is published by Unicorn Publishing Group. London, UK. 2016. Click HERE for more about this book.

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“Street Art”, Ed Bartlett

From BSA:

“Street Art” by Ed Bartlett: A Quick Primer for the World Traveler

Since the early 70s Lonely Planet publishing has made guidebooks for travelers of the world, enabling people to gain a greater understanding and to appreciate localities, cultures, and histories. Ed Bartlett now adds to this vast compendium of understanding a concise and varied survey of Street Art from his vantage point as an avid bicyclist, traveler, and expert on Street Art.

Ed Bartlett’s “Street Art” Was published by Lonely Planet Publishers. UK, April 2017.  Click HERE for more about this book.

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“Happily Ever After”, Jeremy Fish

From BSA:

Jeremy Fish and “Happily Ever After”

It’s unusual to see his work in New York (or in this case New Jersey) since after leaving Upstate New York nearly two decades ago this fine artist/commercial illustrator has been dancing in the arms of San Francisco. You think we’re being poetic about his West Coast cred, but he literally illustrated 100 drawings in SF City Hall over 100 days, was awarded with his own “Jeremy Fish” day by the city, might have the record for the most shows at Upper Playground Gallery, and has even collaborated with a cannabis company to create a branded oil and vape pen.

Jeremy Fish “Happily Ever After: The Artwork of Jeremy Fish”. Click HERE for more about this book.

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“The Art Of Writing Your Name”, Patrick Hartl & Christian Hundertmark

From BSA:

“The Art Of Writing Your Name” Expands Potential for Both Art & Writing

Born of many late night talks and collaborative painting sessions together, merging Christian’s abstract graphics and collage with Patrick’s calligraphy and tagging, the two slowly discovered a mutual collection of writers and artists whose work they both admired, a book slowly taking form in their minds. “Our late night sessions also implied long conversations about the evolution of Graffiti to Street Art to urban calligraphy,” the authors say in their preface.

The Art Of Writing Your Name: Contemporary Urban Calligraphy and Beyond by Patrick Hartl & Christian Hundertmark. Publikat Verlags – und Handels GmbH & Co. KG. Mainaschaff, Germany, 2017. Click HERE for more about this book.

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“Saturday Mornings”, Jerkface

From BSA:

Jerkface: “Saturday Mornings” Deconstructed, Reconstructed, Repeated

A direct link to his childhood and the televised cartoons of Saturday morning, where the majority of cartoons were relegated to appear in the 1970s and 1980s, Street Artist Jerkface recreates and multiplies his associations of happy times full of adventure, mysteries easily solved, crimes categorically punished.

His new book “Saturday Morning” collects the recognizable works of other artists and removes the emotional expressions found in facial features, recombining their other characteristics and playing with their associated resonance.

Jerface “Saturday Morning”. Published by Over The Influence. December 2016. Click HERE for more about this book.

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“Street Art In Sicilia”, Mauro Filippi, Marco Mondino & Luisa Tuttolomondo

From BSA:

“Street Art In Sicilia” Tours You Through 31 Cities and 200 Artists

A serious undertaking that documents 31 urban centers that vary widely in distinctive personality, more than two hundred artists are captured and carefully, succinctly described for a wide audience of tourists, Street Art fans, students, even academics. With three authors who collectively have studied architecture, semiotics, sociology and photography, you get a mapping that reveals not only physical location but a describes a cultural one as well.

Street Art in Sicilia – Guida ai luoghi e alle opere
Mauro Filippi, Marco Mondino, Luisa Tuttolomondo
Dario Flaccovio Editore, 2017. Click HERE for more about this book.

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“Metamorphosis”, Tavar Zawacki

From BSA:

Tavar Zawacki: Being Fearless and “Metamorphosis” with Urban Spree

“The whole thing is a metaphor,” he says at one point when describing a particular piece, but you realize that the statement applies to the show as well. A metaphor for the evolutions that an artist must go through to keep alive; a recreation, a metamorphosis, however bold or subtle, that can push him or her into a new direction.

He sits on a window sill and pulls back the sleeve of his t-shirt to reveal a tattooed sleeve that moves from densely inked pattern to bare skin. The finespun graduated marking is repeated on the books’ cover, designed by Kelly Jewell.
“I’m really interested in gradients as well because it’s a slow transition – when you can see the tattoo and the cover of the book; it’s like with each circle, if you look at it compared to the neighboring one, you won’t see a big difference. But over time and with effort you can keep going forward, day by day.”

Tavar Zawacki. “Metamorphosis” Published by Urban Spree Gallery. Berlin. September 2017. Click HERE for more about this book.

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Skount Paints “Protection” for Future Amsterdam Street Art/Urban Contemporary Art Museum

Skount Paints “Protection” for Future Amsterdam Street Art/Urban Contemporary Art Museum

Entrepreneur and visionary Peter Ernst Coolen continues afoot with his plans for Amsterdam’s Street Art/Urban Contemporary art museum sometime next year at NDSM Wharf, and a number of artists have been preparing new works for the space and the great occasion.

Today we have a sneak peak at the huge-scale canvas by one of the streets spiritual wizard-like creators, Skount from Spain.

Skount for “Street art / Urban contemporary art museum”. Amsterdam. (photo © Skount)

“A few months ago I painted the wall called “Protection, Natural Cohesion and the Soul’s Messengers”, he says of the new mural inspired by the legends of the X ts’unu’um (Hummingbird in Maya) and the relationship of the human with nature and the celestial.

Skount for “Street art / Urban contemporary art museum”. Amsterdam. (photo © Skount)

“All the cultures that have existed in our history have bequeathed us their most intimate experience through symbolic language,” he says, spoken like a graffiti fan actually. But for Skount this symbolic language is to assist people to relate to the spiritual world, to synthesize a mystical relationship with life through the symbol, facilitating an encounter between the divine and the human.

“In this mural I have illustrated a hand (as a symbol of blessing and protection) with a drawn circle, holding a human entity, since above all the symbolic cosmos, the circle arises, like the wheel of life that spins the whole nature, with its cycles, its rhythms and its eternal movement. It is, therefore, the totality, the integrity and the realization,” he explains. Only when you see the final photo here can one appreciate the scale of the new indoor work, as well as the size of the future museum here in Amsterdam.

Skount for “Street art / Urban contemporary art museum”. Amsterdam. (photo © Skount)

Skount for “Street art / Urban contemporary art museum”. Amsterdam. (photo © Skount)

Skount for “Street art / Urban contemporary art museum”. Amsterdam. (photo © Skount)

Skount for “Street art / Urban contemporary art museum”. Amsterdam. (photo © Skount)

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Skount Depicts “The Golden Ray”

Skount Depicts “The Golden Ray”

It may look like a gold medallion doorbell, or a fingerprint scanning ID validator, or an icon to poke to open up a celestial app, but Amsterdam Street Artist Skount says it is about accessing cosmic currents of energy.

Skount. Process shot. Amsterdam, May 2017. (photo © Skount)

That may feel a little esoteric for a Thursday, but then you are painting on a roof above Antiek tattoo studios, and it seems like a good time to reflect upon the Tibetan estoteric master Djwhal Khul. This fresh piece is part of a series of murals inspired by the meditations of the Seven cosmic currents of energy, according to the artist.

Skount. Process shot. Amsterdam, May 2017. (photo © Skount)

“This wall depicts the Golden Ray,” he tells us, and explains that it is a good idea to call upon this energy when there “are groups of children that must be calmed down so they can understand more easily the subject that they are studying.”

Skount. Process shot. Amsterdam, May 2017. (photo © Skount)

Thinking of taking this idea to the local public school up the block here in Brooklyn, because these kids are going crazy due to the fact that it is May and they are more interested in the spring breezes blowing past the windows outside than anything the teacher is saying. But Skount says the flame of the Golden Ray can help. “When you need to reach a Spiritual state of mind and feel ready to receive more special instruction, invoke this Flame and Great Instructors and Divine Intelligences will escort you.”

For more about the seven rays/flames, please click HERE.

Skount. Detail. Amsterdam, May 2017. (photo © Skount)

Skount. Amsterdam, May 2017. (photo © Skount)

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“Shoe” is His Middle Name: New Book by Niels Shoe Meulman

“Shoe” is His Middle Name: New Book by Niels Shoe Meulman

“They both see words as images,” says Shoe about graffiti writers and Medieval scribes in a 2013 interview with the BBC. His latest tome extrapolates this reverence for the letterform, an obsessive repetitive family of gestures, now often abstracted, that the artist first stumbled upon as a pre-teen in the late 1970s.  Since those days he became known as graffiti artist, painter, designer, writer, calligrapher. Here is where it comes together.

Niels Shoe Meulman Shoe Is My Middle Name Lebowski Publishers, Amsterdam 2016.

“Shoe is My Middle Name” is the fourth publication by Niels Shoe Meulman and one that expands, amalgamates, solidifies his influences, mistakes, discoveries; forging a unique voice that is his own. Sometimes identified with Calligraffiti, but there is so much more to it; now the smudge and the smoke and the splatter has lead him in other directions, from supple and savvy wrist turning small scale to full-body massively immersive gestural painting.

Whether it is a push broom on a roof or a brush on mottled papyrus or the masterful swoop and turn of the squeegee, Shoe knows that there are no half steps once the liquefied pigment hits the surface. A commitment has been made.

Niels Shoe Meulman Shoe Is My Middle Name Lebowski Publishers, Amsterdam 2016.

A large coffee table book with a unifying cerulean wash / black two-tone pointillist screen motif throughout, the story of his many exploits is moderated with poetry and outtakes of reviews by or observations by the artist. In one descriptive passage about his work “The Secret Ingredient”, the Amsterdam lifer who has traveled the world says it required “a perfect mix of intuition, imagination, courage and madness.”

Carlo McCormick writes in his essay, “We honor Shoe as the great cross-pollinator who came to New York City as a kid to meet the graffiti master Dondi and brought Wild Style back to Europe, but his strength remains just how far he can still can carry this immoderate load.” Based on his path and his evolution, we’ll consider this beautiful monster to be in a mid-career retrospective and some of his most masterful work is yet to come.

Niels Shoe Meulman Shoe Is My Middle Name Lebowski Publishers, Amsterdam 2016.

“DID TUNNELS IN PARIS
THAT WALL IN BERLIN
DID ACID IN BROOKLYN
ALL WITHOUT SIN

DID ROOFTOPS IN LONDON
IN MUNICH SOME TIME
DID TRAMLINES AND STATIONS
NO LIFE WITHOUT CRIME

DID TRAINS IN THE BRONX
TAGS ON A PLANE
DID MURALS IN DELHI
ALL WITHOUT SHAME

DID LECTURES IN DUBLIN
GOT CHASED BY CHINESE
DID EXHIBITS DOWN UNDER
AND IN LOS ANGELES”

From “A Writer’s Song” by Niels Shoe Meulman

Niels Shoe Meulman Shoe Is My Middle Name Lebowski Publishers, Amsterdam 2016.

Niels Shoe Meulman Shoe Is My Middle Name Lebowski Publishers, Amsterdam 2016.

Niels Shoe Meulman Shoe Is My Middle Name Lebowski Publishers, Amsterdam 2016.

Niels Shoe Meulman Shoe Is My Middle Name Lebowski Publishers, Amsterdam 2016.

Niels Shoe Meulman Shoe Is My Middle Name Lebowski Publishers, Amsterdam 2016.

 

All photos of the book’s plates © Jaime Rojo


Niels Shoe Meulman “Shoe Is My Middle Name” is published by Lebowski Publishers / Overamstel. Amsterdam, 2016. Click HERE for more information.

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Skount “Tempus Fugit” : Time Waits for No Person

Skount “Tempus Fugit” : Time Waits for No Person

Spanish Skount in the Netherlands wonders today about the evaporation of time, ever slipping from your fingers.

He says his new mural, of which he has done perhaps a hundred that we know of over the last few years, is inspired by a quote about time by the poet Virgil, “Tempus Fugit”

“Sed fugit interea, irreparavile tempus fugit”

(But time is lost, which never will renew).

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Skount. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. August 2016. (photo © Skount)

Somehow we have not mastered it, and time continues to wait for no one. “I painted this mural as a reflection of the time that eludes us,” the philosopher street artist tells us. “Living life as a pursuit of distant goals that can sometimes be a burden. Rather than live as a set of present moments, planned in the short term; time flies, time slips away, time is diluted and only leaves us memories in the memory.”

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Skount. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. August 2016. (photo © Skount)

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Skount. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. August 2016. (photo © Skount)

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Skount. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. August 2016. (photo © Skount)

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Skount. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. August 2016. (photo © Skount)

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Skount Ferries You To Hell via Amsterdam

Skount Ferries You To Hell via Amsterdam

Go to Hell!

Pay your fare!

In Greek mythology there is a ferry man who will take you there in a boat. Skount brings all of this to the beach in Amsterdam in a quick mural he put up last week.

In his capitalist critique, only the rich can afford the ride across the rivers Styx and Acheron into Hades (Hell) in this painting of the Charon (ferryman).

“A coin used to be paid to Charon for passage, usually an obolus or danake, was sometimes placed in or on the mouth of a dead person. The people who could not pay the fee, or those whose bodies were left unburied, has to wander the shores for one hundred of years,” he says.

Bon Voyage!

 

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Skount. Amsterdam. June 2016, (photo © Skount)

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Skount. Amsterdam. June 2016, (photo © Skount)

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Skount. Amsterdam. June 2016, (photo © Skount)

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Skount. Amsterdam. June 2016, (photo © Skount)

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Spring Has Sprung : BonBon, UNO, and OX on the Street

Spring Has Sprung : BonBon, UNO, and OX on the Street

It has been two days since the Sun was directly over the Equator and she is heading north to bring the Global North a lot of flowers and blossoms in the earliest spring since 1896. Today we have newly budded interventions from three cities in this warming hemisphere that may make you think of Spring 2016. See here new pieces from Amsterdam, Rome and Paris by sticker artist BonBon, wheat paster UNO and site-specific billboard jacker OX respectively.

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BonBon. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. March 2016. (photo © @BonBon_Art)


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BonBon. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. March 2016. (photo © @BonBon_Art)

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UNO. Rome, Italy. March 2016. (photo © UNO)

Rome-based Street Artist UNO has on his mind the Surpreme Leader of North Korea, who Vanity Fair recently contrasted with a potential US President Trump. These don’t really look like Kim Jong-un’s features nor pallor but that fabulous hair is hitting the heights like a nuclear explosion! BTW Uno puts his own two-eye logo in the wallpaper pattern in the background. And no, we do not understand any of this at all.

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OX. Paris, France. March 2016. (photo © OX)

And finally, new billboard takeovers by the minimalist conceptualist OX in Paris, whose installations are deeply sympathetic with their environment, often mimicking the colors/shapes/textures that are nearby. OX tells us, “I found these very “French!” Certainly the first one is.

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OX. Paris, France. March 2016. (photo © OX)

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BSA Images Of The Week: 03.13.16

BSA Images Of The Week: 03.13.16

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Seeing these new El Sol 25 collaged figures and Stephen Powers’ new ironically worded signs posted around the grounds of the Brooklyn Museum may have given us a sense of irrational optimism this week. It also could have been the 75 degree Wednesday afternoon, the birds singing through open apartment windows in the morning or the two-for-one bagels at Hamid’s deli.

Whatever it was, lets keep this springy buzz going a minute. Can we please skip the presidential race for a couple of days please?

Here’s our our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring Chagall, City Kitty, Dismist, El Sol 25, Faust, Ivanorama, Jeff Koons, Joseph Meloy, Leaf, Lunge Box, Menace, Mint & Serf, Muse in Me, Nick Walker, Reading Ninja, Reka One, and Skount.

Our top image: El Sol 25 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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El Sol 25 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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RekaOne (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Skount’s new work in Amsterdam inspired by his recent travels. (photo © Skount)

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Faust (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Mint & Serf (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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TOY (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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HATER (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Ivanorama (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Nick Walker. “Brooklyn Morning After”. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Nick Walker. “Brooklyn Morning After”. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Guess that beats Chanel #5, doesn’t it? Muse In Me (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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City Kitty (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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The cow jumped over the moon. Reading Ninja pays tribute to Chagall…maybe. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Leaf (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Joseph Meloy has some creepy company. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Lunge Box (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Dismist. A collaged history of violence…(photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Menace (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Groundswell mural in progress with the help of Jeff Koons…yes THAT Jeff Koons. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Groundswell in collaboration with Jeff Koons in Chinatown. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Untitled. SOHO, NYC. March 11, 2016. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

 

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Skount and Rone : Lady Lying Under an Amsterdam Bridge

Skount and Rone : Lady Lying Under an Amsterdam Bridge

Collaboration between artists can be fraught with peril; styles don’t mesh, egos don’t play nice, mismatched palettes produce nausea.

Here is an example when it works. Rone’s realist/pulp fiction figures wouldn’t normally dance with Skounts’ folk patterns and mystical symbols but here they are complimentary. Rone provides the girl, Skount gives her a dress.

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Skount . Rone. Amsterdam. May 2015. (photo © Skount)

Wonder what she thinks about when she opens her eyes and stares at the bottom of the bridge, listening to the traffic rumbling across it above her. The Australian artist Rone paints portraits of sexy women – not in a sexualized manner, just oozing with sexiness. Skount, who is from Spain but lives in Amsterdam takes inspiration from old masters and popular culture as well as from traditional ornamental geometry and illustration. This is an unusual pairing that works well as collaboration.

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Skount . Rone. Amsterdam. May 2015. (photo © Skount)

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Skount . Rone. Amsterdam. May 2015. (photo © Skount)

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Skount . Rone. Amsterdam. May 2015. (photo © Skount)

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Skount . Rone. Amsterdam. May 2015. (photo © Skount)

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Skount . Rone. Amsterdam. May 2015. (photo © Skount)

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Skount . Rone. Amsterdam. May 2015. (photo © Skount)

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Skount & Amsterdam DNA: Dutch Historical Art and an Exploded Prism

Skount & Amsterdam DNA: Dutch Historical Art and an Exploded Prism

‘Amsterdam DNA: Street Art’ at the Jongensbinnenplein of the Amsterdam Museum.

Amsterdam Museum featured Street Artists in their recent Museum Nacht on November 8 as part of an outdoor exhibition called AmsterdamDNA. As Street Art continues to make its way into museum collections, it is interesting to see this work exhibited just outside the door and in the courtyard.  The assortment of artists on display in this show curated by Streetart.nl and Roel van den Sigtenhorst were Skount, TelmoMiel, Super A, Laser 3.14, Max Zorn, Bustart & Zaira and Hugo Kaagman.

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Skount in collaboration with The Visual Brothers. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (photo © Skount)

Here we take you to a corner spot by Street Artist Skount, who created a piece entitled “Implosion, Essence of a Memory” in collaboration with The Visual Brothers, intended to look at the DNA of Amsterdam and Dutch artists in particular. Skount uses symbols and artworks that have become “part of the collective memory”, he says, “reinterpreting them through a kaleidoscopic vision in fragments.”

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Skount in collaboration with The Visual Brothers. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (photo © Skount)

Within the fragments are symbols referencing the history of the Dutch culture and milestones of fire, flood and plague. Artists and their well-known works that appear include, Van Gogh and “The Starry Night”, Hieronymus Bosch and “The Peddler”,  Rembrandt and “The Jewish Bride”, MC Escher and “Eye”, and Rembrandt’s “The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp”.

“This installation represents a break into subjective memories, which may or may be, some of the characteristics that determine the nature of an ‘entity’,” says Skount.

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Skount in collaboration with The Visual Brothers. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (photo © Skount)

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Skount in collaboration with The Visual Brothers. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (photo © Skount)

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“The Peddler” Hieronymus Bosch. Created C. 1494-1516. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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Skount in collaboration with The Visual Brothers. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (photo © Skount)

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Skount in collaboration with The Visual Brothers. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (photo © Skount)

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Rembrandt. “The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp” 1632. Mauritshuis Museum. The Hague, The Netherlands.

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Skount in collaboration with The Visual Brothers. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (photo © Skount)

A trailer for the Amsterdam Museum

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BSA Images Of The Week: 11.09.14

BSA Images Of The Week: 11.09.14

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It’s a free-for-all bag of mushrooms this week – or psychedelic toads to lick, in the case of Don’t Fret, who starts us off with a 2014 NYC tourist dressed head to toe in an Ebola suit. Naturally, he still has a fanny pack. Also notable are the new bus stop takeovers by Spector, who makes his new and subtly startling installations more contextual than you’ve seen before.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring Borf, Bunny M, Cali Killa, Don’t Fret, Eelco Virus, Esteban Del Valle, Evoke Fym, Gold Dust, Matthew Reid, June, Knarf, Meer Sau, Not Your Police Dept, SAMO, Senz, Specter, The Broke MC, and This is Awkward.

Top Image >> Dont Fret displays his trademark wit on the streets of Brooklyn with this NYC tourist. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Dont Fret…follow his advise at your own peril… (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Eelco Virus (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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bunny M (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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EVOKE Fym on the left with “Don’t Give Up” and Esteban Del Valle piece in progress on the right. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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I Am Matthew Reid (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Specter takes your brain up a notch in these brand new bus stop takeovers that frame the exact scene they are a part of, demonstrating that art is everywhere you look, and bus stops are incredible new vehicles for expression. Talk about an outdoor gallery…. Ad take over (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Specter. Ad take over (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Knarf new piece in Paris, France. (photo © Knarf)

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Knarf and MeerSau collaboration in Chinatown in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (photo © Knarf)

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JUNE (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Gadfly NYC. Not Your Police Dept. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Gold Dust (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Senz. Samo . The Broke MC (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Cali Killa (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Cali Killa at the Woodard Outdoor Project (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Borf does a rare Rothko gate for the soon to open Castor Gallery in the LES. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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This Is Awkward (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Untitled. Brooklyn, NYC. November 2014 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

 

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Skount and his “Inner Universe Projections” in Amsterdam

Skount and his “Inner Universe Projections” in Amsterdam

Skount sent us a some images of a commercial gig he got with a small club and aspiring center of culture in Amsterdam and we thought you would enjoy seeing how his work on the street translates to indoor mural-ish work. Entitled “Inner Universe Projections”, Skount says it is inspired by a scaler field in quantum field theory. Clearly this triptych is an interweaving of traditional folk art with space exploring dimensions.

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Skount. “Inner Universe Projections” Amsterdam. August 2014. (photo © Skount)

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Skount. “Inner Universe Projections” Amsterdam. August 2014. (photo © Skount)

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Skount. “Inner Universe Projections” Amsterdam. August 2014. (photo © Skount)

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Skount. “Inner Universe Projections” Amsterdam. August 2014. (photo © Skount)

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Skount. “Inner Universe Projections” Amsterdam. August 2014. (photo © Skount)

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Skount. “Inner Universe Projections” Amsterdam. August 2014. (photo © Skount)

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Skount. “Inner Universe Projections” Amsterdam. August 2014. (photo © Skount)

 

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