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BSA Images Of The Week: 11.20.22

BSA Images Of The Week: 11.20.22

Welcome to BSA Images of the Week!

Leading up to Thanksgiving this Thursday, we can say that we are thankful to you for your support and encouragement. Thanks to the artists for the inspiring ideas and the loosely woven ecosystem that keeps them going – gallerists, festival organizers, brands, museums, curators, and fans. We’re happy to bring you more fresh stuff this week too.

The first female speaker of the House announced her retirement from the role this week – and it looks like both the House and Senate may be lead by Brooklynites if Hakeem Jefferies gets his wish. A new meaning, in that case, to ‘Brooklyn is in the house!’

This week has been busy with graffiti and street art events and announcements – many not related to Banksy! A new photography collective of heavy hitters in early NY hip hop/graffiti documentation announced themselves at the International Center for Photography (ICP), Swoon and Jeffery Deitch played to an overflow crowd for their talk at Deitch’s gallery to launch her second book, and Al Diaz curated and opened the new City of Kings: A History of New York City Graffiti – along with additional curation from graffiti archivist and artist Eric ‘DEAL CIA’ Felisbret and art educator Mariah Fox. On the west coast, people are talking about the new Beastie Boys show that’s curated by Roger Gastman and Beyond the Streets and which runs in December and January.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring: Stikki Peaches, Homesick, Drecks, Rime MSK, Bust Art, Le Crue, Sinclair, Duel1, La Nueva Era, Hugus, and Aine.

Stikki Peaches (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Bust Art is in town – with this collabo with Wandart. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Aine (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Aine (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Le Crue for East Village Walls. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Nils (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Drecks (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Homesick (photo © Jaime Rojo)
A very animated and animating RIME MSK vertical install (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Duel1 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hugus (photo © Jaime Rojo)
La Nueva Era (photo © Jaime Rojo)
A few scrawls around the Williamsburg neighborhood like this feel suspicious like they are not by a concerned citizen but part of a propaganda campaign. Unidentified artist (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sinclair (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untititled. Fall 2022. NYC. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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BSA Images Of The Week: 11.13.22

BSA Images Of The Week: 11.13.22

Welcome to BSA Images of the Week!

One of the hardest weeks of our lives. But we’re still here to give you another posting of new shots of street art and graffiti on the streets. Thank you for your support, and thank God for the creative spirit that keeps us inspired, our cities alive, informed, and in-touch with the common person.

The so-called ‘Red Wave’ (red tsunami, red hurricane, etc.) didn’t materialize in the mid-term elections Tuesday despite the drumbeat on corporate media. On the other hand, the Democratic party can’t be too proud of their “squeaker” win – or their incremental moves to the corporate right for four decades. Nothing to sing and dance about.

Meanwhile, a large swath of previously middle-class people continues to slip into poverty every day – working 2, 3 jobs at a time and still not able to make ends meet. It is more obvious than ever in this modern age, there is no party run by the people.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring: Praxis, SRKSHNK, Lexi Bella, Homesick, Chupa, Ivanorama, Kimyon333, Sinclair the Vandal, Cramcept, SORE, Qzar, Lasak, Uwont, Aidz, Delae, SGVT, and NYC Kush Co. and Sean9Lugo.

Mobb Deep tribute by Sean9Lugo (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Cramcept. Is it just us, or do we see mushrooms everywhere lately? (photo © Jaime Rojo)
NYC Kush Co. See?(photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sinclair (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artist (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Qzar (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Son (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Homesick (photo © Jaime Rojo)
SGVT (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Kimyon333 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artist (photo © Jaime Rojo)
CRKSHNK (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artist (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Praxis with The L.I.S.A. Project NYC. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Praxis with The L.I.S.A. Project NYC. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
What a clown. Ivanorama (photo © Jaime Rojo)
SORE (photo © Jaime Rojo)
UWONT. AIDZ. DELAE. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Lexi Bella (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Lasak. Chupa. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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BSA Images Of The Week: 11-06-22

BSA Images Of The Week: 11-06-22

Welcome to BSA Images of the Week!

It’s New York City Marathon Day! 50,000 people running through the street, which is not much different from the Macy’s One Day Sale – except it’s outside.

In other NYC news, do you ever feel like a slowly boiling frog? NYPD is talking about partnering with Amazon’s Ring network; the New York Times explains that all those 5G network towers going up on the streets around the city are really just upgraded cell phone equipment, the police will begin a “Drone Unit” to fight crime– “said to be equipped with night vision technology,” this article says, they “won’t be weaponized,” and the NYPD digi-dog program from Boston Dynamics has been discontinued for right now and drones patrolling streets soon, right? Also on Friday the New York Federal Reserve announced plans for a new Fed digital dollar – a CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency) and the new UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is all in favor of completely digitized money. Meanwhile, it looks like NYC schools are going to be a lot safer with new initiatives to put biometric screening in them including maybe facial recognition. Nothing to worry about, right?

The city pays tributes to its heroes in different ways, and NYC street art loves Biggie Smalls more than anyone, along with folks like Spike Lee and Jean Michel Basquiat. This week we spotted a few new ones among the bevy of new street art beauties we discovered below.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring: Jason Naylor, Homesick, Savior El Mundo, King Baby, Mutz, Glare, Banksy Hates Me, Ashley Hodder, Raisa Nosova, Qzar, Spin, INU, Cheatz, Ultraboyz, Humble, Carlos RMK, and Yuzly Mathurin.

Hip Hop Is My Religion. Detail. Bedstuy Walls. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hip Hop Is My Religion. Bedstuy Walls. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Yuzly Mathurin. Bedstuy Walls. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Ashley Hodder (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Savior El Mundo (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Mahsa Zhina Amini. #iranrevolution (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Raisa Nosova (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artist (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artist (photo © Jaime Rojo)
MUTZ (photo © Jaime Rojo)
QZAR. SPIN. LOVE. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
INU. HOMESICK. KING BABY. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Homesick (photo © Jaime Rojo)
GLARE. CHEATZ. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artist (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Banksy Hates Me. Although truthfully he probably doesn’t. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Ulatraboyz (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Humble (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Carlos RMK. Shop 1 Culture. Bedstuy Walls. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Jason Naylor (photo © Jaime Rojo)
This looks like a version of the children’s street game Skelly. The design is very similar but the numerology is different…and certainly, with some of the words written with chalk, it wasn’t being played by children. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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BSA Images Of The Week: 10.09.22

BSA Images Of The Week: 10.09.22

Welcome to BSA Images of the Week!

As the graffiti and street art high season draws to a close, we remark on the stunning array of new faces on the New York scene this year, as well as a large crop of maturing talents from the last decade or so. The length of the cycle for artists working on the street varies some, but we’ve been around enough to see many of the early 2000s stars fade away or move on to other things. The voice of this new generation is as challenging as ever and perhaps more savvy in many ways. Still, it’s good to see the re-appearance this month of folks like Hera in New York – a talent whose global and studio escapades have made her a revered street artist over about two decades.

Our thanks to all the artists of all persuasions and longevity for giving voice and character to our public spaces.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring: Queen Andrea, Praxis,CRKSHNK, Lexi Bella, Danielle Mastrion, Homesick, Hera, Panic, Seo, Insane 51, Habibi, Didi, Keops, OSK, AAA, EXR, RJG Rock, L.O.U.R.S., Nohemi, Hazard One, and Emesa.

Hera AKA Herakut with Didi. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hera with Didi. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hera with Didi. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hera with Didi. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hera with Didi. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Danielle Mastrion (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Emesa (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hazard One (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Lexi Bella (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Nohemi (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Insane 51 for The Bushwick Collective. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Insane 51 for The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Queen Andrea (photo © Jaime Rojo)
L.O.U.R.S. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
L.O.U.R.S. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
RJG Rock (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Keops (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Homesick (photo © Jaime Rojo)
SEO PANIC (photo © Jaime Rojo)
AAA x EXR (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Praxis (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Praxis in collaboration with OSK. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Praxis (photo © Jaime Rojo)
CRKSHNK (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Habibi (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled. Manhattan. October 2022. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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BSA Images Of The Week: 07.31.22

BSA Images Of The Week: 07.31.22

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Welcome to BSA Images of the Week!

The city is now under a Monkeypox state of emergency thanks to a declaration by our state governor as of yesterday. Also jujitsu triumphs over random public punching, New York City children would still want to play Nintendo and Gameboy in the event of a nuclear attack, and we actually have a lower crime rate than the 80s/90s – contrary to narratives of bedlam and hoopla in the streets of Gotham.

However, there do appear to be more sharks around this summer – and not just your cousin Melvin and his buddies at the pool hall. Ah, New York, your grizzled, gritty exterior hides such a fascinating crushed-velvet heart beating inside…

We’re mainly happy that it’s not a thousand degrees on the streets this weekend, a welcome relief to the heatwave. Ice cream, anyone?

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring: Faile, Stikman, Sticker Maul, Degrupo, Homesick, Cone, and Ked.

Faile (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Faile (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Faile (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Homesick (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Houston/Bowery Wall continues its organic summer show… definitely not on a hiatus folks. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Stikman (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Beavis Trump with a little splash of self-tanner by Degrupo (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Rapper Birdman is transforming into the superhero by Degrupo (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Degrupo goes geometric. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Degrupo (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Cone (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Mr. Met and the Ked (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Ked (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Ked (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Ked (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Stickermaul (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Stop All Wars ~please! (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled. Summer 2022. NYC (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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BSA Images Of The Week: 07.17.22

BSA Images Of The Week: 07.17.22

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Welcome to BSA Images of the Week!

From throw-ups to tags, banal to topical, paste-ups to high-gloss murals, the New York pays you back in grit and passion when you keep your eyes open. This summer the heat is on – and you really only need shorts, a tee-shirt, and comfy footwear to get lost in this city that is speaking to you at all hours and pouring poetic discourse into your head and heart. As hard as it may be sometimes, we are always thankful to be in a city full of people and artists that inspire daily.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring: Invader, Elle, Goog, Urban Russian Doll NYC, Homesick, King Baby, Miss 17, Cramcept, You Are Not Alone, Rambo, Dense, Beep Beep, Red Eye Mob, Crypto Compadres, and Dominator.

You Are Not Alone (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Vanilla Cool Dance (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Urban Russian Doll (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Homesick (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artist (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Invader (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Dominator (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Elle (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Elle (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Crypto Compadres (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Red Eye Mob! (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Cramcept (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Beep Beep (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artist (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Dense (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Goog (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Rambo (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Miss 17 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
King Baby (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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BSA Images Of The Week: 06.19.22

BSA Images Of The Week: 06.19.22

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Welcome to BSA Images of the Week! Happy Fathers Day to all the fathers and those filling that role for families. We know it’s not easy work. We’re thankful to all the guys who are there to raise our kids, to provide guidance and love, and to model love and respect for their partners and wives.

Also today is Juneteenth, one of our country’s newest official holidays, recognizing the foundational earthquake of African emancipation from slavery in the US. Institutional slavery and all its effects – events in our history that continue to impact our laws, institutions, education, civil and economic justice, our relationships with one another – are yet to be addressed in many ways. For Juneteenth, this is a sweet and joyful celebration that is also deeply needed.

It doesn’t get any better with the weather than at this time of the summer in New York – and street art and graffiti are enjoying a very prolific crop this season. The politics of this moment are also showing up the street, with abortion and gun rights and vaccines surfacing as themes alongside what seems like ever-present LGBTQ+ rights. We keep seeing the graffiti/street art spots enlarge, contract, and scatter like a sneeze from one neighborhood to another, largely do to the rampant gentrification rate in some areas and the tendency for people to kill off the very arts culture that attracted them to the neighborhood in the first place. Right now street art in Manhattan is concentrated on the Lower East Side and Chinatown – Chelsea has a few remaining pockets left but it could be gone soon, and a little still remains in Soho and Noho. In Brooklyn, the neighborhoods Bushwick of going strong, Williamsburg Industrial park Williamsburg and Dumbo not so much. In Queens there is Welling Court, maybe Ridgewood, and of course Mott Haven and South Bronx are still popping

But let’s not get distracted by the city topography – lets look at some new stuff Jaime Rojo caught this week.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring: Sipros, Adam Fu, CRKSHNK, Below Key, Modomatic, Hijack, Homesick, BK Ackler, Sally Rumble, Real Art Daddy, Yosnier, JG, The Eyeknow, Fear Arte, and Natalie Robinson.

Here’s a portrait of “Brooklyn” the sweetest, most ferocious-looking dog in Bushwick by Patrick Kane McGregor. “Brooklyn” passed away and he was the loyal pet of the Bushwick Collective lady who tends shop when Joe isn’t around. La Signora is Joe’s aunt. Much respect. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
BK Ackler (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Modomatic. Bug 005 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Modomatic. Bug 007 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sally Rumble in collaboration with Adam Fu. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Real Art Daddy (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hijack (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Hijack (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Yosnier for Save Art Space Org. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sipros for The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sipros for The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sipros for The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Below Key (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Homesick (photo © Jaime Rojo)
CRKSHNK (photo © Jaime Rojo)
JG (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Eyeknow used Food Baby Soul crotcheted installation as the canvas for their colorful display of ever-seeing flowers. Artist The Eyeknow (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Fear Arte (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Fear Arte (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Fear Arte (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Natalie Robinson (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Natalie Robinson (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled. The Empire State Building. Manhattan, NYC. June 2022. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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BSA Images Of The Week: 02.27.22

BSA Images Of The Week: 02.27.22

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Welcome to BSA Images of the Week.

Just as we were starting to feel a sense of relief that Covid is letting go of us….

Russia has invaded Ukraine. Not only is this a horror for Ukraine, this elective aggression may spread, resulting in retaliation.

If you want to help, we found this list from Fortune magazine:

Voices of Children
Voices of Children is a charitable foundation that focuses on addressing the psychological effect of armed conflict on children. Founded in 2015 in response to the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Voices of Children provides art therapy, mobile psychologists, and individualized support to traumatized children. Individuals can donate through bank transfer, credit/debit card, or Apple Pay via its website

The International Rescue Committee
The International Rescue Committee has a long history of providing resources to refugees fleeing countries facing humanitarian crisis. Its leaders have responded to the situation in Ukraine by meeting with organizations in Poland and Ukraine to gauge the potential number of refugees and their needs so it can quickly mobilize and provide whatever assistance is needed. You can make a donation via its website.

CARE
International humanitarian organization CARE has set up an emergency Ukrainian Crisis Fund with the goal of providing immediate support for 4 million people. Donations will go toward providing Ukrainians with water, food, supplies, hygiene kits, immediate support and aid, and cash. CARE notes that its prioritizing supporting women, girls, families, and elderly.CARE makes it easy to donate via its website using PayPal or a credit card.

International Medical Corps
This nonprofit is focused on providing health-care services, psychosocial support, and care to citizens of countries dealing with disaster, disease, and conflict. It’s currently accepting monetary gifts that will go toward providing Ukrainians with better access to medical and mental health resources. You can make a donation via the website using a credit/debit card, bank transfer, or PayPal.

Project Hope
It’s currently sending medical supplies to Ukrainians. You can make donations via its website using a credit/debit card, bank transfer, or PayPal.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring: Captain Eyeliner, Sonni, CRKSHNK, Kobra, Robert Janz, Goog, Degrupo, Suso33, Leviticus, Niagra, Homesick, Allan Molho, YNWA, Divock Okoth Origi, Emune, Lancelot, and Outersource.

Suso33 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Kobra. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Degrupo. Hear the sound of hell Putin? (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Niagara. Like the right to live in peace in your own country without fear of invasion, aggression, and authoritarian oppression. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Homesick (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Outersource (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Lancelot (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sonni in collaboration with The L.I.S.A. Project NYC. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Emune (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Captain Eyeliner (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Leviticus (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Goog (photo © Jaime Rojo)
YNWA. This football graffiti (soccer in the USA) refers to the Belgian star soccer player Divock Okoth Origi who plays as a forward for the Premier League club Liverpool. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Allan Molho tribute to the late Robert Janz. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
CRKSHNK. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
CRKSHNK (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled. Winter 2022. Williamsburg Bridge, NYC. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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BSA Images Of The Week: 05.09.21

BSA Images Of The Week: 05.09.21

Nomadland won the Oscar for the best movie this year, a fact that you may not know because A. The Oscars are nearly completely irrelevant, and B. Covid era-awards programs have been the equivalent of watching your dad unclogging the kitchen drain. An unvarnished story about a growing ecosystem of Americans living in cars, trucks, and RVs in parking lots across the country, Nomadland toes a line between blaming neo-liberal vulture capitalism/ de-industrialization of the last 40 years and dipping into the American myths of people who just want to live their life free and unencumbered.

Meanwhile, in New York more people are finding the rent to be too high and are moving into RVs, according to The Daily News this week. In the article they speak with Giovanni, a first responder whom we were probably clapping for last year when he was saving lives from Covid.

In the article Giovanni says, “I was an EMT… you want to talk struggling‚ that was really rough,” he explained. “I had to have somebody rent out my living room just to be able to cover the rent. That’s how hard it was. After doing that for three, four years, I was like, I’m done with this. I quit. I’m over it.”

“I went to college, I did pretty much everything that I was told I was supposed to do in order to have a good life. And it didn’t turn out that way,” he explained.

As the moneyed Real Estate kingpins are fighting against extending a rent moratorium in the city to August 31 and to end moratoriums across the country, you have to wonder where everyone will go once the stimulus checks have dried up, inflation kicks in, and landlords evict people.

Meanwhile, we’re following the street art in a number of neighborhoods in New York this week – and wondering where the topical or political works are. The current generation who are putting work on the streets may venture into politics, but only identity politics. BLM, trans rights, that sort of thing.

New York is headed toward 70% vaccinated soon and the city is actually talking about offering to vaccinate tourists! Soon you can go to the Met, see a Broadway show, eat dinner in Little Italy, get cursed out by a homeless guy, and get a stab in the arm from Pfizer! New York, New York! It’s a wonderful town!


So here’s our weekly interview with the street, this time featuring: 2 Much, Armyan, Cautious5, Cekis, City Kitty, Cramcept, Denton Burrows, GIZ, Healer, Homesick, Leviticus, LNE Crew, Lunge Box, MalincheArt, MeresOne, MrBbaby, No Sleep, Paul Richard, Ponzi, Ramiro Davaro-Comas, Smart, and Stikki Peaches.

Stikki Peaches. Welcome Back to the streets of NYC. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
LNE CREW (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Cekis for the Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Cekis for the Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Cekis for the Bushwick Collective. Unfortunately somebody got there before I did… (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Mr. Bbaby (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Citi Kitty with Lunge Box (photo © Jaime Rojo)
No Sleep (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Ramiro Davaro-Comas (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Zimad (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Smart and GIZ for The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Smart The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
GIZ for The Bushwick Collective. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Denton Burrows with Cramcept (photo © Jaime Rojo)
2 Much (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Healer (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Paul Richard (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Malinche. We are trying to figure out why would the artist associate a murderous, vicious cartel leader such as El Chapo with Lady Liberty iconography. The infamous drug dealer is currently held in a Federal prison in Brooklyn serving a long, long sentence. Is Malinche asking for his release? (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Cautia5 (photo © Jaime Rojo)
MeresOne (photo © Jaime Rojo)
MeresOne (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Sort of like our economy, this is Ponzi (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Armyan Nispel (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Who Is Dirk (photo © Jaime Rojo)
…and it has worked. Leviticus (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Tom Bob (photo © Jaime Rojo)
The Snoeman (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Homesick . West (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artist (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled. Peony. Spring 2021. Brooklyn, NYC. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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BSA Images Of The Week: 05.02.21

BSA Images Of The Week: 05.02.21

Hooray Hooray, first of May!” chanted your cousin Felix, “outdoor fucking starts today!”

You both broke out in peals of laughter while your mom was walking out from the kitchen with a basket of garlic bread for your Saturday night spaghetti dinner. “What did you just say??”

It’s hard to believe it’s May already, and the smell of lilacs and aerosol paint and pot smoke is in the air in New York again. Ahhhhhhh. Duck between the skateboards and the hellions delivering Chinese on electric bikes, and you’ll see the chess players are setting up again in the park.

For the 12th week in a row, the President of the United States hasn’t tweeted something glorifying violence or attacking faith in public institutions, and people are beginning to mention the “H” word in reference to the rate of Covid-19 vaccinations in New York.

Dare we say it, “HOPE”.

Keep squeezing your silver and keep your eyes open and don’t get hit by any NFTs. They seem to be dropping everywhere


So here’s our weekly interview with the street, this time featuring: 2 Much, Andrea Carlson, Banksy, Bastard Bot, Bueno, Free Britney, Homsick, Marcos De La Fuente, Myles, Posterboy, Resop, Same PPP, Tom Bob, Vanessa Alvarez, WGE, and ZigZag.

Homesick. This is for all the people all over the world that would have wanted to go home but couldn’t due to the Pandemic. We feel your pain. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Banksy. #notbanksy (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Posterboy phone booth transformation. “LEFT ON READ” Talk about THE red phone. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Posterboy phone booth transformation. “LEFT ON READ” (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Posterboy phone booth transformation. “LEFT ON READ” (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Bastard Bot (photo © Jaime Rojo)
SAME PPP (Peter Pan Posse or Paycheck Protection Program?) (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Vanesa Alvarez and Marcos De La Fuente (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Resop #freebritney (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Myles. Snoop With Pearl Earring. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
2 MUCH (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Tom Bob (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Tom Bob (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Tom Bob (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Tom Bob (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Bueno (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Andrea Carlson (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Andrea Carlson (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Unidentified artist (photo © Jaime Rojo)
ZigZag . WGE (photo © Jaime Rojo)
Untitled. Brooklyn, NYC. Spring 2021. (photo © Jaime Rojo)
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