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BSA Images Of The Week: 02.07.16

BSA Images Of The Week: 02.07.16



Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring 92, Alice Mizrachi, Bifido, Dubois Does Not Speak French, El Sol 25, Futura, Jick, JR, Klops, Rubin415, Specter, and Tara McPherson.

Our top image: Tara McPherson is not usually someone whose work you see on the street but here it is… (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Tara McPherson (photo © Jaime Rojo)


JR (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Artist Unknown or is this mural an advert? Actually, the latter. The Guggenheim uses this ten-point motivational sign to advertise the restrospective of Swiss artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss. According to the artists the original sign was found in a factory in Thailand. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Specter advert take over on the NYC Subway. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Specter does an abstract billboard take over in Brooklyn. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Specter billboard take over in Dayton, Ohio. (photo © Specter)


El Sol 25 (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Klops for The Bushwick Collective illuminates the concentration of 90% of the media in the hands of 6 companies. In 1983 there were 50. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Bifido in Caserta, Italy. (photo © Bifido)


Bifido in Italy creates this surrealist animation with flying garbage. (photo © Bifido)


Dubois DNSF (full name Dubois Does Not Speak French) for Top To Bottom in L.I.C. Queens. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

The sky poem along the top reads: That Morning / Everything / Remember? / Made of SKY / The hardpress of Avenues / Your hands / My day a checklist mingling with a cosmos / We have been in love / Since the invention of gazing at stars / I still whisper “We one day / will have to party”/


Rubin415 (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Jick for Top To Bottom in L.I.C. Queens. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Alice Mizrachi for Top To Bottom in L.I.C. Queens. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Futura dissed. This is Futura’s Houston/Bowery wall in Manhattan which we published as he was painting it. Honestly! Actually, now that you see the choice of black on grey and white on black, you may even say this is a collaboration. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


92. Apparently in fact there is no respect; Neither for the masters nor for the emerging artists. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


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


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BSA Images Of The Week: 11.15.15

BSA Images Of The Week: 11.15.15



We start this weeks “Images of the Week” with a new piece on the street in Paris and we end the collection with many more inspired by the same events. A large number of artists took to the streets Friday night and yesterday to express grief and solidarity for 129 people killed Friday in Paris by terrorist attacks.

In addition to the outpouring of expressions and opinions on social, electronic and print media, it is good to see painting employed this way in the public space because it provides a common sense of our physical place, a location for people to meet and discuss and grieve together. “We were just folk that needed to get away from watching the news and met up on the train tracks,” one artist tells us.

Many of the pieces called up the Latin phrase that has been an unofficial motto of the city of Paris since the mid fourteenth century Fluctuat nec mergitur (Classical Latin: flvctvat·nec·mergitvr) which is translated today to mean “Tossed by the waves but not sinking (or sunk)”. In the coming days we hope that this continues to be true, but also that the shock and pain of such events do not lead to a cycle of violence and inaccurate generalizations, as presumably the actions were intended to provoke. Even in these difficult times it is important that cooler heads prevail.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to those families and friends who are in such utter pain because of these atrocious acts as well as others who are suffering because of war throughout the world.

Our personal thanks to BSA Facebook fans and friends who helped us find these new images; Susanna Allende, Jérémy Berjon, Jul Ben, Ona Sis, Yogesh Saini, Matthieu Ribo, Gaëlle Boscolo, Sylvie Arrondo, Mike Lambert, and Meli Venegas.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring Alex McNett, Bifido, Caserta, City Rabbit, Dasic Fernandez, Espion, Gaia, Gregory Gentois, Grim Team Crew, JCorp, Kai, Kashink, KLOPS, Mint & Serf, Moamed Abla, Moze (ODC Collective), Myth, Nepo, Pawn Price, POI, Shepard Fairey.

Top image above >>> MOZE in Paris (photo © Moze ODC Collective)


KAI (photo © Jame Rojo)


Bifido in Caserta, Italy. (photo © Bifido)


Gaia in Jersey City, NJ. Portrait of Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange and a portrait of a man intended to represent the Lenape people native to the Delaware river watershed, Ackingsah-sack Wetlands, Lower Hudson Valley and Long Island. (photo © Jame Rojo)


Shepard Fairey in Jersey City, NJ. (photo © Jame Rojo)


He’s either lifting it…    Heart (photo © Jame Rojo)


Kashink (photo © Jame Rojo)


Alex McNett (photo © Jame Rojo)


Dasic in Jersey City, NJ. (photo © Jame Rojo)


What’s the chance of that happening? Myth (photo © Jame Rojo)


This guy seems to have a lot on his mind. City Rabbit (photo © Jame Rojo)


A 3D sculptural tag from Mint & Serf (photo © Jame Rojo)


Stairway to Graffiti heaven. (photo © Jame Rojo)


JCorp (photo © Jame Rojo)


OBEY . DZN (photo © Jame Rojo)


KLOPS (photo © Jame Rojo)


Let’s see, who’s here: Jimi Hendrix flanked by Steve Winwood and ? and then possibly Jerry Garcia, then Johnny Cash, John Lennon, and Bob Marley. No women.  Pawn Price in Jersey City, NJ. (photo © Jame Rojo)


POI (photo © Jame Rojo)


NEPO (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Kashink in Paris. (photo © Rory Kavanagh)


Grim Team Crew. Place de la Concorde, Paris. (photo © Sylvie Arredondo)


Grim Team Crew in Paris. (photo © Gregory Gentois)


Espion in Montreal, Canada. (photo © Espion)


Artist Unknown. Paris. (photo © Us Of Paris)


This art wall was created Saturday morning at Khan Market in New Delhi by visiting Egyptian artist Mohamed Abla as part of a Delhi Street Art collaboration. New Delhi, India. @delhistart (photo © Yogesh Saini)


Untitled. Manhattan, NYC. November 2015. (photo © Jaime Rojo)



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BSA Images Of The Week: 01.18.15

BSA Images Of The Week: 01.18.15



Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring Bifido, Caserta, Dylan Egon, Gaia, Gurld Master, Hunt, Joe Iurato, IMNOPI, Nando Zeve, Rubin 415, and Sean9Lugo.

Top Image >> Oil portraits, botanicals, layers in Photoshop, and thee. Gaia for Savage Habbit. Jersey City, NJ. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Gaia for Savage Habbit. Detail. Jersey City, NJ. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Gaia for Savage Habbit. Detail. Jersey City, NJ. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Gaia for Savage Habbit. Detail. Jersey City, NJ. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Nando Zeve (photo © Jaime Rojo)


LMNOPI (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Bifido. Caserta, Italy. January 2015. (photo © Bifido)

“This is my new wall in Caserta,” says Bifido.


Rubin415 and Joe Iurato for Savage Habbit. Jersey City, NJ. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Rubin415 and Joe Iurato for Savage Habbit. MWAH ha ha ha ha ah ah ha ha haaaaa. Detail. Jersey City, NJ. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Rubin415 and Joe Iurato for Savage Habbit. Detail. Jersey City, NJ. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Rubin415 and Joe Iurato for Savage Habbit. Detail. Jersey City, NJ. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Rubin415. Savage Habbit. Detail. Jersey City, NJ. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Sean9Lugo (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Sean9Lugo (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Hunt. Looks like SOMEONE has a bit of a Christ complex. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Dylan Egon makes Mickey an easy target. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Gurld Master (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Artist Unknown. Okay, so I just got my hair did. What’s next? How shall I prepare? (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Untitled. Williamsburg Bridge. Brooklyn, NY. December, 2014. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


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BSA Images Of The Week: 09.21.14

BSA Images Of The Week: 09.21.14



Autumn in New York yo! Crisp cool, sunny days. Girls in tight sweaters. Boys in combat boots. Every cool air festival you can think of is all happening simultaneously – skateboarders closing down Kent Ave on BKs north side, Indian Larry’s block party with motorcycles of every stripe, and this years San Gennaro festival in Little Italy looks like it wants to reclaim this part of town before it is subsumed by the crushing wealth machine now chewing through Chinatown. Literally the festival looks like it spans the entire length of Mulberry from Canal to Houston – that’s longer than the line to get the new iPhone in Soho!

But neither one of those will compare to todays’ expected line of concerned citizens snaking through the streets in Manhattan to address the effect of climate change. Coordinated with marches in cities around the world it’s estimated to draw 100,000 people. We’ve had a sneak peek at what Street Artist Swoon has in store for an installation at the end of the march, including some of the very same materials she just used for her “Submerged Motherlands” at the Brooklyn Museum, but arranged entirely cleverly differently.

A few weeks ago at Nuart we were invite to speak about activism on the street around the world using Street Art as a form of expression, and we are surprised to see a rising wave of it that not many seem aware of – including some of our artworld peers. This week alone a few Street Artists have created new work to promote today’s march. It is not hard to get us into the street on a regular day so this is just one shiny bauble of grassroots creativity that you won’t want to miss. Also, technically, it’s still summer until Tuesday.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring Bifido, Crash, Daze, Gilf!, Hek Tad, Jetsonorama, Karl Addison, LMNOPI, Misshab, Sean9Lugo, and Skount.

Top Image >> A portrait of Ta’kaiya Blaney, a 13 year old girl from the Sliammon First Nation (Vancouver) and an environmental activist. The large mural was painted by Street Artist LMNOPI this week to commemorate the People’s Climate March here today in NYC. Click HERE for more details on the march. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


LMNOPI (photo © Jaime Rojo)


A collaborative image created by Jetsonorama and Monica Canilao  (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Gilf! created this new piece to bring people to the march.(photo © Jaime Rojo)


Misshab (photo © Jaime Rojo)


A cosmic folkloric futurist meeting of souls from Skount at the StreetMeet Festival in Würzburg, Germany. (photo © Skount)


Skount. Detail. StreetMeet Festival. Würzburg, Germany. (photo © Skount)


Karl Addison for The Bushwick Collective. That spot to the left may look like a prison, but that’s what we call a beer garden in Brooklyn. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Karl Addison for The Bushwick Collective. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Hek Tad. A public declaration of love. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


An outdoor installation of craft paper by an unknown artist. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Oh, hi! Sorry I kicked the ball into your head. Bifido “Do It” Caserta, Italy. (photo © Bifido)


A porcine pal to stand atop, but you are still not tall enough. Bifido “I Want My Meat” Budapest, Hungary. (photo © Bifido)


Could be cheese. Could be a brick of a hallucinogenic substance that gives people animal heads. Sean9Lugo (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Crash and Daze for The L.I.S.A. Project. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Untitled. SOHO, NYC. August 2014. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


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Street Artist John J. Mahyo Takes on the Mafia

When was the last time you saw Street Art addressing organized crime? No, not posters for Uggs, silly, the Godfather/Tony Soprano kind of thing…

Take a look at these photos by artist John J. Mahyo, who traveled to an abandoned stone quarry in southern Italy for a representational retelling of stories related to the reported crime family, Camorra. Influenced by the book, “Gomorrah” by Roberto Saviano that reportedly unmasked a modern day crime family, thus meriting 24-hour police protection for the author, Mahyo worked with photographer and artist Elp Supra to create this homage to the victims of organized crime. In his words, “It’s a simple guerrilla action against Mafia and a support to the civic engagement of Roberto.

John J. Mahyo. Caserta, Italy. (Photo © Elp Supra)

John J. Mahyo. Caserta, Italy. (Photo © Elp Supra)

Mahyo, who speaks oddly in the third person about himself, answered a few questions about the work.

Brooklyn Street Art: Can you expand a bit on the use of death (skeletons) and the “business men” in the large mural?
John J. Mahyo: Certainly… The skeletons represent the Mafia’s victims ready to relive and get revenge against their nemesis, represented by a mobster and his killers and assistants.

John J. Mahyo "Ginevra Risman" (Photo © Elp Supra)

John J. Mahyo “Ginevra Risman” (Photo © Elp Supra)

Brooklyn Street Art: The portrait of the lady sits on a bed of arms. Could you expand on those symbols and their juxtaposition?
John J. Mahyo: The lady is Ginevra Risman (anagram of a notorious Italian actress); she looks like an “Avenging Angel” just emerging from a pool of blood, AK-47, Thompson and Beretta guns

John J. Mahyo. "Ginevra Risman" (Photo © Elp Supra)

John J. Mahyo. “Ginevra Risman” (Photo © Elp Supra)

Brooklyn Street Art: Can you tell us a little bit more about you and about Roberto? Who is John J. Mahyo?
John J. Mahyo:
Well, he was born as a graffiti artist in 1997 and at the sunrise of the 3rd Millennium he began to also create Street Art (the evolution of “writing”). Mahyo doesn’t consider himself an artist but a communicator; he asserts that art is a genuine communication that can be used as a weapon to win lost causes. Just like Roberto Saviano, who wrote “Gomorrah”, the best-selling book translated in 51 countries, where he describes the clandestine particulars of the Camorra business.

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