All posts tagged: Curly

BSA Images Of The Week: 01.11.15

BSA Images Of The Week: 01.11.15

brooklyn-street-art-qrst-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web

BSA-Images-Week-Jan2015

Hey Bro and Sis! It’s Sunday! Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring Adam Dare, Curly, D. Hollier, Damien Mitchell, El Ray, JVC Quard, Lotits, Noodle Cat, Old Broads, QRST, and Stikman.

Top Image >> QRST (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-old-broads-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web

Old Broads (Philadelphia) (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-damien-mitchell-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web

Damien Mitchell (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-artist-unknown-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web

An exotic flower that you would think couldn’t blossom in this winter cold! Lotits (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-el-ray-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web

El Ray truckside detail (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-stikman-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web

Stikman (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-d-hollier-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web

D. Hollier (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-curly-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web

Curly (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-artist-unknown-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web-4

Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-noddle-cat-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web

Noodle Cat (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-jvcquard-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web

JVC Quard (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-rorof-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web

Rorof Rose (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-artist-unknown-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web-3

Saint Kitty (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-adam-dare-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web

Adam Dare (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-artist-unknown-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web-2

Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-jaime-rojo-01-11-15-web-2

Untitled. Brooklyn, NYC. January 2015 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Please follow and like us:
Read more

Curly Curates “This Art is so Street” A Group Exhibition At Stupid Easy Gallery. (Philadelphia, PA)

Curly

 

 

Street Artist Curly Steps Indoors, Curates “This Art is so Street” at Stupid Easy Gallery

Curly, one of North America’s most prolific sticker artists, will make his first foray into the mainstream art world by curating This Art is so Street at Philadelphia’s Stupid Easy Gallery. Tired of boring and uncomfortable gallery experiences, Curly has set out to make This Art is so Street an unsurpassable group show of street artists’ work. Opening September 7th, This Art is so Street is sure to be a can’t-miss affair.

This Art is so Street brings the work of eight of the world’s top street artists together for the first time under one roof. For some of these new contemporary masters, it will be their first time exhibiting in Philadelphia. In addition to Curly’s own paintings, there will be never-before-exhibited artwork by Mr. Brainwash, LNY, NoseGo, Don Pablo Pedro, Darkclouds, The Yok and Sheryo. The international lineup represents street artists from around the globe, including Philadelphia’s very own NoseGo and France’s favorite-son Mr. Brainwash, who also starred in Banksy’s film Exiting Through the Gift Shop

When Stupid Easy Gallery owner Thomas Buildmore offered Curly a solo show at the gallery, he turned it down in an effort to help out his fellow street artists. Instead, Curly decided to curate This Art is so Street and show the work of other great street artists by curating the best group show of street artists to have ever been seen in a gallery.

The reclusive and anonymous Curly has this to say about the show: “When Buildmore approached me about showing at Stupid Easy, I thought it was beneath me. After all, I can just sell my work privately directly to clients. Then I realized that there are a lot of street artists out there who don’t have that privilege and intricate understanding of the art market. So I figured that it was time to enter the gallery world, if only to shepherd along a few of my friends. This Art is so Street is, without a doubt, the best show I could have possibly put together. You will be blown away and buy things, lots of things.”

Thomas Buildmore says, “I could not be more excited about This Art is so Street. Putting together a group show of artists who do street art was a brilliant idea. Street art, or urban art as some prefer to call it, is the most important art movement since cubism, and the artists in This Art is so Street are at the forefront of the movement. Curly is a genius in both art making and curating.”

This Art is so Street opens September 7th with a private view from 5pm to 8:30pm and runs through September 30th. Stupid Easy Gallery is located at 307 Market Street, Philadelphia PA, 19106 and is open by appointment (email stupideasyideas@gmail.com).

 

——–

 

For more information on This Art is so Street or to arrange an email-interview with Curly, please contact Laurence Feinberg at laurencefeinberg@gmail.com.

 

About Curly

 

After years of dabbling in street art, Curly got serious in late 2010 and began a mission to saturate the streets of Philadelphia with his stickers. Since then, thousands of unique handmade Curly stickers have wound up on newspaper bins and signposts around Philadelphia and other cities around the world. Thanks to his winning combination of humor and style, Curly considers himself to be the world’s greatest living street artist. In 2012, he even branched out to digital art,

Please follow and like us:
Read more

Images of the Week: 03.18.12

Our weekly interview with the streets, this week featuring Buttless, Curly, Don’t Fret, Droid, ENO, Enzo & Nio, ENO, Eras, Keith Haring, Memo, ND’A, Nev1, Never, Pakpoom Silaphan, Radical!, Read, Sheepman, and Skewville.

Skewville IS NOT ON SALE but you could make him an offer he can’t refuse. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Curly wants to know how much longer he has to toil…any answers? (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Radical and ND’A making a connection.  (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Punk wheat paste. Who is the artist? (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Never . Eras (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Sheepman (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Sheepman (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Nev 1 with girl in her panties. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Enzo & Nio (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Droid . Read (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Buttless helped out Supreme with their ubiquitous yearly banal postering campaign, in much the same way that Faile assisted in 2009 with tiger heads over Lou Reeds’ face. Their big Kate Moss repetition irked a number of Street Artists again this time by mindlessly papering over the individual with the mass message. By the way, is smoking cigarettes the new heroin chic? (photo © Jaime Rojo)

MEMO (photo © Jaime Rojo)

MEMO (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Don’t Fret in Chicago (photo © Don’t Fret)

Pakpoom Silaphan did this portrait of Keith Haring on a vintage Pepsi sign spotted at one of the art fairs last weekend. Might this have been a calculated effort to ride on the success of the Keith Haring retrospective currently on view at the Brooklyn Museum? Maybe it is simply another expression of the well worn practice of re-appropriating pop culture, with Haring clearly now in icon territory. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

We listened for some ambient synthesizer music when this was discovered. ENO (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Untitled (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Please follow and like us:
Read more

Street Art:Downtown LA, Culver City, West Hollywood, Echo Park, and Venice

In select neighborhoods of Los Angeles, certain street artists keep it local. You might see them in one neighborhood but not another, as the term “all-city” is not too important. Here’s a selection of pieces from the Arts District, Culver City, West Hollywood, Echo Park and Venice.

brooklyn-street-art-ben-aine-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-23Ben Eine in Venice (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-jr-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-21

JR in Venice (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-jr-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-22

JR in Venice (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-bankrupt-slut-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-18

Proving that it isn’t just for bankers, here’s Bankrupt Slut in Culver City (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-bankrupt-slut-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-19

Bankrupt Slut in Culver City (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-becca-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-11

Longtime Los Angeles Street Artist Becca in Echo Park (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-becca-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-07

Becca in the Art District in Downtown LA (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-blek-le-rat-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-08

Classic piece from Blek Le Rat in Echo Park (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-cat-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-14

I’ve got an idea! Let’s do a cat stencil in Downtown LA (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-cfer-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-16

Cfer does Kim Kardashian in Downtown LA (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-curly-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-13

These Curly stickers showed up very quickly in LA this week. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-dface-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-09

D*Face in Sunset Blvd (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-invader-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-04

Invader, a visitor sticker from MOCA, and a Beatlesque statement about graffiti artist Revok in Little Tokyo (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-kim-west-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-15

A feeding fest from Kim West in The Art District LA (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-jh-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-06

JH in The Art District LA (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-word-to-mother-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-20

Word to Mother in Culver City (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-pornography-and-taxidermy-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-12

Pornography and Taxidermy in Sunset Blvd (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-love-more-warless-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-05

This piece near the museum in Little Tokyo was well placed for a lot of traffic and there were even a few people posing with it. Love More War Less  (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-picasso-guernica-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-17

Picasso’s famous anti-war “Guernica” is reinterpreted here by Street Artist Ron English in The Art District (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-shepard-fairey-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-10

Shepard Fairey lurking behind the fence on Sunset Blvd (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-shepard-fairey-obey-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-03

An Obey sticker in Little Tokyo (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-stickers-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-01

Shepard Fairey, Uti, and Charm in Little Tokyo (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-stickers-jaime-rojo-Los-angeles-venice-art-district-culver-city-west-hollywood-04-11-web-02

A sticker crush in Little Tokyo (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Please follow and like us:
Read more