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Fintan Magee in Rome and Rising Tides Around Your Knees

Fintan Magee in Rome and Rising Tides Around Your Knees

Fintan Magee typically can knock out one of his murals rather quickly in a matter of 4 or 5 days, thanks to experience and focus. In Rome for his new show at the Varsi Gallery, he had to work between the raindrops and wind of inclement weather to create this magic realism inspired image of a woman up to her knees in a rising tide.

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Fintan Magee for Varsi Gallery in Rome. (photo © @blindeyefactory)

Originally more of an aerosol painter, the Australian is now very painterly, perhaps inspired by expressionists but able to slightly bend reality to present an immediacy that nearly speaks audibly. This image again references rising sea levels and Climate Change, a commentary on our actions and their now-evident impact on the environment, animal habitats, and our communal ecosystem.

One might say that the continuing campaign of rising waters in his murals may obliquely refer to various political tides that are washing up on streets in cities. For certain, Magee continues to sharpen his craft as he travels the world.

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Fintan Magee for Varsi Gallery in Rome. (photo © @blindeyefactory)

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Fintan Magee for Varsi Gallery in Rome. (photo © @blindeyefactory)

 

 

Thank you to Giorgio and Lorenzo at Blind Eye Factory for sharing these photos and video with us. https://www.facebook.com/blindeyefactory
Fintan Magee’s wall project was produced by Galleria Varsi and Muracci nostri with the collaboration of “Vengo da Primavalle” and ” Bronx a Colori”.

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Resurrecting the Church with Air Sculpture by Edoardo Tresoldi

Resurrecting the Church with Air Sculpture by Edoardo Tresoldi

Soaring Architectural Sculpture Recalls a Long Lost Holy Place

An astounding display of the volume and spatial relations defined by the built environment is now rising in Siponto, Italy thanks to the imagination of street artist/public artist Edoardo Tesoldi, and thousands of cubic feet of wire.

“I imagined being able to draw in the air, while keeping a direct relationships with the context,” says Edoardo Tresoldi, the artist of this ethereal holy host. On this soil and in this context the sculpture is an epic interpretation of an early Christian church that at one time rose from this site not far from the ocean in Southern Italy.

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Edoardo Tresoldi (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

Like an anthropod that has left its skin, the church is no longer here, but the exact replica, an exoskeleton that commands space stands hollow. The scale reminds you of the power the building and the institution had, the wind reminds you of its lack of staying power. The overall effect is as classical in its detail as it is post-modern in its digital-blur ephemerality.

Working in concert with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and the Archaeology Superintendence of Puglia, ancient meets contemporary here and actually gives us pause to think of the relative meaning historically assigned to massively impressive architecture that one day soon may be recreated by pressing “print” on your enormous 3-D printer.

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Edoardo Tresoldi (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

Curator Simone Pallotta speaks of this work by Tresoldi as “majestic”. He says that the axiometric installation, which continously changes as you walk around and through it, is “able to tell the volumes of existing early Christian Church and at the same time is able to vivify, updating it, the relationship between the ancient and the contemporary.” This is “a work that, breaking up the secular controversy of the arts primacy, summarizes two complementary languages ​​into a single, breathtaking scenery,” and you will agree with his observations.

 

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Edoardo Tresoldi (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

Departing from the pure aesthetics here, one wonders if this translucent work doesn’t also vilify the institutional Church for its daunting network of massive edifices that rise to the skies but do not rise to the occasion of serving the needs of the increasing number of poor who are desperate to be housed, clothed, fed. Interestingly, a couple of wire human forms are included in this installation, presumably to show scale, and they are ghost-like, unmoving.

A mirage of architecture and architectural history, the computer-modeling aspect of the experience makes it seem like the viewer is interacting with a hologram. Reduced to its elemental geometry the new sculpture could be interpreted as a fitting critique of the hollow  institutions that set themselves quite apart from the people, behind majestic walls.

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Edoardo Tresoldi (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

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Edoardo Tresoldi (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

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Edoardo Tresoldi (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

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Edoardo Tresoldi (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

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Edoardo Tresoldi (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

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Edoardo Tresoldi (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

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Edoardo Tresoldi (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

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Edoardo Tresoldi (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

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Edoardo Tresoldi (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

 

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BSA Film Friday: 03.04.16

BSA Film Friday: 03.04.16

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Our weekly focus on the moving image and art in the streets. And other oddities.

Now screening :

1. Wall Writers: Graffiti in its Innocence
2. Pixel Pancho: “Teseo e il Minotauro” in Rome
3. Read The Label: Blood, Sweat and Years.

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BSA Special Feature: Wall Writers: Graffiti in its Innocence

The depth of scholarship and research that Roger Gastman puts into graffiti history is only exceeded by his passion for the people and the culture that coalesced in the neighborhoods and streets of Philadelphia and New York in the genesis story of Wall Writers: Graffiti in its Innocence. He opens the doors to people who until now have been hidden and difficult to reach, and gives them an opportunity to tell the story of their lives then and how crucial the graffiti scene was to their experience of the city. He also examines the impact their work had on spurring the first of various art-in-the-streets scenes that evolved afterword.

Currently on tour for the 350 page tome and the documentary film, Gastman is bringing some of these original writers to cities to meet you, and possibly you may see the film’s narrator, Mr. John Waters.

For information regarding screenings click HERE

 

Pixel Pancho: “Teseo e il Minotauro” in Rome

In a city steeped in art history where every camera shot looks like a classic movie scene you have to be cognizant of the critical analysis that will be directed at your new mural from every Giovanni, Adriana, and Luca who are walking by or hanging out of the window. These are the countrymen and women of Pixelpancho so he takes it all into consideration and presents a classic of his own, merged with a steam-punked futurism of robots who are rather romantic in their own way.

Pixel Pancho: “Teseo e il Minotauro” in Rome

Special thanks to @theblindeyefactory

Read The Label: Blood, Sweat and Years.

A full length film about graffiti and skateboarding from this moment – a collection of skate, graff, rap, beatz, cops, vandalism, illegal mark-making, and legal murals that tells a story as seen by people who do it. How much is documentary and how much is fiction? Well, there probably wasn’t a soundtrack like this accompanying all of the original scenes, that’s for sure.

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Pixel Pancho: “Teseo e il Minotauro” in Rome

Pixel Pancho: “Teseo e il Minotauro” in Rome

Today we have new images of Italian painter/sculptor/installation artist Pixel Pancho doing a mural in the Primavelle district in Rome just after his new solo show at Varsi Gallery. Reimagining the mythological as robotic, his violent struggles are at once crushing and sensual, brutally lyrical, animatronically efficient.

Just enough gauzy romance remains in the details for neighbors in this famously popular suburb to appreciate the modern take on a classical story, and Pixel Pancho continues his passionate onward march across walls of cities around the world.

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Pixel Pancho. Galleria Varsi. Rome, February 2016. (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

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Pixel Pancho. Galleria Varsi. Rome, February 2016. (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

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Pixel Pancho. Galleria Varsi. Rome, February 2016. (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

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Pixel Pancho“Androidèi“. Galleria Varsi. Rome, February 2016. (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

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Pixel Pancho. Galleria Varsi. Rome, February 2016. (photo © @theblindeyefactory)

Check out Pixel Pancho’s new video for this piece tomorrow on BSA Film Friday.

Pixel Pancho’s solo exhibition “Androidèi” is currently on view at Galleria Varsi in Rome. Click HERE for more information.

Our most sincere thanks to BSA Contributors Lorenzo and Giorgio at BlindEyeFactory.com for sharing their photos with BSA readers.

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St+ART India 2016: Niels “Shoe” Meulman, Reko Rennie, Anpu Varkey & Chifumi

St+ART India 2016: Niels “Shoe” Meulman, Reko Rennie, Anpu Varkey & Chifumi

Amsterdam based designer, artist, calligrafitti writer Niels Shoe Meulman appears to have had an excellent time in all the photos we’ve been seeing from his time in India. Tagging since the turn of the eighties, “Shoe” is still making meaningful and fresh marks around the world in a way that tells you he continues to push himself as an artist and to do more to expand his unique visual vocabulary.

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Niels Shoe Meulmuan for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

The producers of ST+ART India continue to demonstrate a proclivity for quality programming – at least the general mix is of higher caliber thinkers and feelers than we are seeing in bigger (and more commercial) blow-out festivals. BSA readers are starting to become very accustomed to seeing great impactful work coming out of this relatively young mural event.

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Niels Shoe Meulmuan for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

You’ll also notice a fair contingent of local talent on the roster in addition to more internationally recognizable Street Art names, which is always a good sign because it suggests an integration of community. With a few more days to go before the end of the 2016 program, we’ve already seen plenty.

Here’s our 3rd installment from this years events with Niels Shoe Meulman, Reko Rennie, Anpu Varkey and Chifumi – and we’ll do a round-up once its all wrapped.

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Niels Shoe Meulmuan for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

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Niels Shoe Meulmuan for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

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Anpu Varkey for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

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Anpu Varkey for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

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Anpu Varkey for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

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Reko Rennie for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

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Reko Rennie for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

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Reko Rennie for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

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Reko Rennie for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

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Chifumi for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

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Chifumi for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

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Chifumi for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

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Chifumi for St+ART India 2016. New Delhi, India. (photo © @BlindEyeFactory)

 

Our most sincere thanks to BSA Contributors Lorenzo and Giorgio at BlindEyeFactory.com for sharing their photos with BSA readers. Stay tuned for a full photo essay of this year’s edition of St+ART India with more photos from these gentlemen.

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BSA Images Of The Week: 01.24.16

BSA Images Of The Week: 01.24.16

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Happy blizzard weekend New York! Who knew it would be so much fun to run free literally in the streets thanks to a travel ban on all non-emergency cars. It’s a bit of genius really, because if you DO get hit by a car, its probably an ambulance.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring Anser, AX, Blek le Rat, BK Foxx, Cern, Domenico Romeo, Horace Panter, Key Detail, LMNOPI, Marthalicia, READ, Sean9Lugo, Solo Selci, This Is Awkward, and WERC.

Our top image: BK Foxx does a black and white mural based on a photograph by Brenda Ann Kenneally for JMZ Walls. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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LMNOPI for Top To Bottom. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Solo Selci in Sabina, Italy. (photo © BlindEyeFactory)

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A restaurant uses David Bowie to sell food in Manhattan (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Horace Panter (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Cern heating things up for “Top To Bottom.” (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Marthalicia for “Top To Bottom“. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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READ (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Blek le Rat for Wunderkammen Gallery. Rome, Italy. (photo © BlindEyeFactory)

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Blek le Rat for Wunderkammen Gallery. Rome, Italy. (photo © BlindEyeFactory)

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Blek le Rat for Wunderkammen Gallery. Rome, Italy. (photo © BlindEyeFactory)

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This Is Awkward (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Key Details for “Top To Bottom“. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Anser for Top To Bottom. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Bathroom graffiti in layers (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Domenico Romeo. Monza, Italy. (photo © BlindEyeFactory)

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Sean9Lugo for Top To Bottom. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Sean9Lugo for Top To Bottom. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Ax on the streets of Chicago. (photo © AX)

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WERC for Top To Bottom. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Untitled. Brooklyn, NY. January 2016. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Dulk Illustrates Out on a Limb in Rome

Dulk Illustrates Out on a Limb in Rome

Antonio Segura Donat, aka Dulk is an illustrator and graphic designer from Valencia, Spain who is now also known in many cities for his painting in the street. Since copying images in encyclopedias as a kid, he continues to love drawing and painting animals, exaggerating their features and personalities to tell fantastical stories. While he is part of a graffiti crew called Wildcans and he did some writing for a while as a teen, he remains more committed to his work as an illustrator these days.

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Dulk at work. (photo © @blindeyefactory)

Dolk says he says he “enjoys creating characters and stories based on his own dreams and everyday events, mixing fact and fiction, with a touch of pop surrealism,” according to his bio, and with these kind of skills you can easily imagine how Dulk will be doing a children’s book one of these days, as it appears that his work originates with a childlike imagination. In fact he and his brother illustrated a book based in Brussels a few years ago that gives a better idea of his small-scale drawing talent.

Here you can see Dulk’s initial outlines on the wall before his inhabits them with color and volume. The new wall is part of “Street Heart,” a project sponsored by the 5th Municipality of Rome, curated by Marta Gargiulo and Varsi Gallery along with Massimo Scrocca and Marco Gallotta.

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Dulk at work. (photo © @blindeyefactory)

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Dulk at work. (photo © @blindeyefactory)

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Dulk at work. (photo © @blindeyefactory)

 

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BSA Film Friday 04.10.15

BSA Film Friday 04.10.15

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Our weekly focus on the moving image and art in the streets. And other oddities.

Now screening :

1. The Reinvention of Normal: Dominic Wilcox
2. Rallitox: Chicken Murder on Williamsburg Street Corner
3. Abdel Maged Amara: LIES – The Street Walkers
4. Sbagliato in London Creates a False Hallway
5. Hitnes in Rome: Blind Eye Factory

 

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The Reinvention of Normal: Dominic Wilcox

“By doing the ridiculous, something else might come of it,” says Dominic Wilcox, and we couldn’t agree more.

“Just off the wall. And that is what I’ve always encouraged in him.” says Dominic’s dad.

“I had this idea to come up with something creative every day for 30 days,” says the artist.

And this is how we all move forward.

Rallitox: Chicken Murder on Williamsburg Street Corner

Insert joke about hipsters here. Actually, this is Williamsburg – hipsters left a few years ago and only return to reminisce. Nonetheless this installation and the blasé reactions of the passive consumer class to Rallitox’s installation are illuminating. Please take your photo and move on.

Also interesting to note, Rallitox reports that a dead animal is cheaper than aerosol paint or markers for making art.

 

Abdel Maged Amara: LIES – The Street Walkers

Take a look at how to make a 3D Graffiti sculpture and then suspend it in what appears to be its natural environment.

Sbagliato in London Creates a False Hallway

Optical illusion is featured in this tease for upcoming Sbagliato project. Walk this way.

Hitnes in Rome: Blind Eye Factory

 

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BSA Images Of The Week: 03.29.15

BSA Images Of The Week: 03.29.15

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BSA again proudly shouts out Young New Yorkers this week as they offer you works by many Street Artists on the scene today at auction. Check out the auction on April 1st of some of New Yorks’ finest (and generous) Street Artists whose work will benefit the programs of “restorative justice” which YNY offers to 16 and 17 year olds in NYC who have become entangled with the law. (Video at bottom)

Also our hearts go to the neighbors who lost homes and were hurt (some very badly) in the explosion and fire that destroyed two buildings on the Lower East Side this week. Meme-making selfies by callous bimbos aside, stories of strangers and neighbors reaching out to help out remind us why we love NYC.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring B.D.White, City Kitty, Claw Money, Enzo Sarto, Hot Tea, Jeff Soto, Philippe Vignal, Rhino, Sbagliato, Sobr, Stikman, Tona, Urban Solid, and VK .

Top Image >>Urban Solid on Berlin’s East Side Gallery AKA Berlin Wall. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Stikman (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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City Kitty bidding farewell to his prominent spot on the soon to be renovated Maisel building on the Bowery. Photographer Jay Maisel paid 102K in 1966 for the former Germania Bank building built in 1898. He sold it last year to developer Aby Rosen for 55 million. True story. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Rhino Berlin on Berlin’s East Side Gallery AKA Berlin Wall. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Enzo Sarto (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Enzo Sarto (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Sobr in Berlin. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Sbagliato in London. In case you were wondering the art is the passageway on the left. That’s not real. It is an optical illusion created with a photograph wheat-pasted on the wall. (photo © Blind Eye Factory)

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These bars in Berlin provide a number of great image making opportunities – like this pooch from Tona. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Claw Money (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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VK in Berlin. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Philippe Vignal in Berlin. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Hot Tea gets fancy. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Jeff Soto in Berlin. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Which is more flammable, the EU crisis or this polyester dress? Various Artists on a “magnet wall” in Berlin. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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B.D. White (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Untitled. Let the right one in. Berlin. March 2015. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

 

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Hitnes Hits Piazza San Basilio for SANBA in Italy

Hitnes Hits Piazza San Basilio for SANBA in Italy

Sanba is a program engaging the built public environment of suburban Rome with the aesthetics of the modern Street Art and muralism movement. For the last two years under the curation of Simone Pallotta, Sanba has found new locations for painting in the public sphere and engage in the cultural and civic building senses as well, with a goal toward engaging community. The large facades painted by international artists are not just a “Street Art event”, hopefully, says Pallota.  “The murals are a light bulb, a figurative outpost to a daily commitment made of culture and participation,” he says.

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Hitnes (photo © Blind Eye Factory)

Here are five huge walls facing a public square that long ago began its decline. The artist Hitnes created works that would engage the neighbors, including young and old, to stand together and discuss the works – in effect bringing the outside space alive rather than simply one you pass through.

“The animals and the plants of his work live with the colors of the buildings, pink shades of an old red that is there from the 1950s. Animals, both terrestrial and marine, are hovering and flying all around the  trees with thin trunk, the marine pines that cover the neighborhood and that Hitnes uses to contextualize his work,” says Pallotta.

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Hitnes (photo © Blind Eye Factory)

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Hitnes (photo © Blind Eye Factory)

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Hitnes (photo © Blind Eye Factory)

To learn more about SANBA Walls please click HERE

 

 

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ROA TOWERS : New Shots from UK, Belgium, Sweden, Mexico, Germany, Italy and the US

ROA TOWERS : New Shots from UK, Belgium, Sweden, Mexico, Germany, Italy and the US

We’re back with a slew of new ROA pieces as he continues to share the absolute best images with BSA readers while traveling around the globe. The Belgian street artist, who we refer to as an Urban Naturalist, continues his astounding world tour at a pace that few Street Artists can sustain. Right now he in Hawaii for Pow! Wow! but will soon be in New York for what we hear will be a rather amazing solo gallery show.

The prolific painter has so many fresh images for you that ROA is getting two days of postings on BSA this week. Today we go to London (UK), Werchter (Belgium), Bromölla and Nassjo in Sweden, Queretaro (Mexico), Schmalkalden (Germany), Rome (Italy), Lexington, Kentucky(US), and Las Vegas, Nevada (US). Accompanying some of the images is commentary from ROA about the experience, the context in which he created the pieces and the relevance of the subjects he chose to depict.

Werchter (Belgium)

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ROA. Werchter, Belgium. North West Walls. 2014 (photo © ROA)

As is often the case, ROA raises consciousness about the deleterious effects our everyday selfishness causes for the animal world, who we crow so loudly that we care about. While ROA could stay with comfortable subjects, he has demonstrated a long lasting dedication to the plight of animals that few social activists doing work on the street can sustain or have the stomach for. Coupled with the ceaseless dedication to honing his craft over the last few years, sometimes the result is so monumental that your jaw drops open.

This container construction is a permanent installation for NORTHWESTWALLS in Werchter, Belgium. He explains how he arrived at the subject when he was given this massive sculpture of shipping containers as canvas. “Thinking about this situation and the given element of the containers, my thoughts were directly connected to freight and legal and illegal animal trafficking of exotic animals: a questionable practice,” he says.

“Illegal trafficking is an ongoing crime and we all know to what it can lead, however in the context of legal trafficking I was thinking about how the colonies exported exotic animals in poor conditions to show in Victorian zoos. I also thought about the ironic repercussions of zoos today: how they export animals for breeding programs and how some species only exist in captivity anymore, which is a paradox. So this is how I got the idea to use the containers as cages and instead of using native animals, it became a pile of exotic animals.”

Schmalkalden (Germany)

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ROA. Schmalkalden, Germany. WallCome Festival. 2014 (photo © ROA)

ROA chose this bat as his entry in the WallCome Festival in Schmalkalden.

Sweden (Bromölla and Nassjo)

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ROA. Nassjo, Sweden. Nassjo Kommun. 2014 (photo © ROA)

“I took the train to Nassjo, where Nassjo Kommun invited me to paint a bird on the rooftop,” says ROA.

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ROA. Tyrannosaurus. Bromölla, Sweden. 2014 (photo © ROA)

“Malverket (the building) is a part of a ceramic factory that makes huge insulators, located in Bromölla, in South Sweden. ‘Bromölla boasts remains from the Stone Age, and even some findings of dinosaurs‘,” he says, quoting the WikiPedia page I painted a tyrannosaurus. Teresa and Jonathan invited me, and I do know you already shown the reportage of Henrik Haven, thank you for that! That was great.

London

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ROA. Shrew in Dulwich, London 2014 (photo © ROA)

“The London shrew in Dulwich,” he tells us, is actually a depiction of a shrew is stuck into a jar. “It happens a lot in nature that shrews crawl into empty beer bottles and can’t get out because of the slippery/smooth bottle end… they die and the rotten smell attrack other shrews to check out the bottle and on tier turn they become trapped in the bottle.”

ROA thanks Ingrid Beazley from the Dulwich Picture Gallery who invited him over to paint the Dulwich wall.

 

 

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ROA. Flea. London 2014 (photo © ROA)

“Another local animal from London, the flea,” says ROA.

Lexington, Kentucky, USA

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ROA. Lexington, KY. 2014 (photo © ROA)

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ROA. Lexington, KY. 2014 (photo © ROA)

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ROA. Lexington, KY. 2014 (photo © ROA)

“I also painted in the Bourbon Distillery District,” says ROA of his trip to Kentucky for the PHBTN Festival, “where I painted a chicken wing (as in Kentucky Fried…).”

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ROA. Lexington, KY. 2014 (photo © ROA)

ROME, Italy

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ROA. Rome, Italy. 2014 (photo © Lorenzo Gallito/BlindEyeFactory.com)

You may recall we did a previous posting on this bear piece when ROA first completed it.

ROA and An Orphaned Bear in Rome

Queretaro, Mexico

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ROA. Queretaro, Mexico. 2014 (photo © ROA)

ROA did a number of paintings of animals local to the area while in Queretaro for the Board Dripper Festival, which celebrated its fifth year in September. ROA would like to says thanks to Isauro for the hospitality.

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ROA. Queretaro, Mexico. 2014 (photo © ROA)

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ROA. Queretaro, Mexico. 2014 (photo © ROA)

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ROA. Queretaro, Mexico. 2014 (photo © ROA)

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ROA. Queretaro, Mexico. 2014 (photo © ROA)

Las Vegas, Nevada (USA)

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ROA. Las Vegas, Nevada. 2014 (photo © ROA)

ROA painted this horned lizard for the Life is Beautiful festival, and he extends his thanks to Rom and Charlotte.

 

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Tellas and G Loois Popping Off in Rome (VIDEO)

Tellas and G Loois Popping Off in Rome (VIDEO)

From the folks at Tost Films we have today a new abstract mural on the facade of a home of social and political activism in Italy’s capitale. With rollers and brushes of impressionist layers of thin tints followed by purposeful patterning and drippy detailing TELLAS x GLOOIS daub and doodle their illustration as it rotates and busts apart across the entryway of the atelier. It’s a levitating metaphor with infinite energy, but we can’t say for sure what it all means. Sorry. Looks good though.

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Tellas . G Loois. Rome. (photo © Lorenzo Gallito/BlindEyeFactory.com)

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Tellas . G Loois. Rome. (photo © Lorenzo Gallito/BlindEyeFactory.com)

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Tellas . G Loois. Rome. (photo © Giorgio Base/BlindEyeFactory.com)

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Tellas . G Loois. Rome. (photo © Giorgio Base/BlindEyeFactory.com)

 

 

BSA thanks Lorenzo and Giorgio at BlindEyeFactory.com for their support and collaboration throughout 2014. We expect to bring more of their outstanding work for your pleasure in 2015.
 
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