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Images of the Week 12.05.10

Images of the Week 12.05.10


Our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring: Alec, El Celso, Faile, Kenny Scharf, Kouk, Robots, and UFO

brooklyn-street-art-kenny-scharf-jaime-rojo-12-10-webThe finished Kenny Scharf Houston Street wall has brought a jolt of flamboyant color to New York just as all the leaves have finally been beaten off the trees and we transition to grays. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


A gentle revelation: Mother Mary appeared on the streets of Brooklyn (photo © Jaime Rojo)


This dead bird sticker has been on this spot in the Meat Packing District of Manhattan since 2007. Some street art is made to last! (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Some pointed modular street talk. Hell Yes! (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-alec-jaime-rojo-11-10-webAlec stuffs this AK with peace and a flag (© Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-el-celso-amores-perros-jaime-rojo-12-10-webEl Celso’s own interpretation of those ubiquitous Peruvian posters (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-el-celso-jaime-rojo-12-10-webEl Celso (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-faile-jaime-rojo-12-10-webFaile (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-robots-jaime-rojo-12-101Robots at night (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-kouk-jaime-rojo-12-10-webKouk’s paintings of American Indians have been appearing in New York City – maybe they are a reference to this land that once was theirs before all the European illegal immigrants swarmed in? (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-Kouk-jaime-rojo-12-105Kouk (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-UFO-jaime-rojo-12-107A dead mouse next to a UFO. New York, New York! (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Fun Friday 11.26.10

Fun-Friday-black-fridayFun Friday

SKEWVILLE: “You Are Not in Kansas Anymore”

A quick home made video of Ad Deville suspiciously skirting the upper wall along an entire block in Bushwick during he and Ali Ha’s block party.  Now the news is that they are talking about taking the whole block for a sculpture garden. Hell yeah!  More public space for art? Whaddaya think?

Tara McPherson New Cheap Print “Searching for Penguins”

Check it out here:

tara mcpherson searching for penguins


That’s all you really have to say to get people excited these days. And today in London a new piece by the anonymous Darth Vader in a hoodie debuts at a group show called “Marks & Stencils”. It also features Greg Haberny, a very strong and prolific artist showing in Brooklyn for a few years now.


“Marks & Stencils” , 1 Berwick Street, London W1. Read more about the mysterious confluence of shows opening tonight at Nuart >>>

And check out this entertaining look at French Street Artist DRAN, who is also in the show. The video features graff and Street Art living in harmony.  Who says it can’t be done?

SACE Tribute on Houston Wall

“The ever-changing graffiti wall on East Houston Street took another turn Tuesday, with taggers covering the massive canvas with a tribute to a late Lower East Side artist.

Witnesses said a graffiti crew arrived at the wall, located at the corner of the Bowery, Tuesday morning and proceeded to cover the previous piece by street artist Barry McGee in large black letters spelling SACE — the tag name of artist Dash Snow, who died of an apparent drug overdose in 2009.”

PHOTO CREDIT DNAinfo/Patrick Hedlund


One of his recent pieces regarding public housing.  Interesting the directions that Street Art goes….

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Shepard Speaks to you on the Street, On Video, On Radio

As President Obama comes to New York this morning, some people are suggesting that he is actually coming to see the new Shepard Fairey wall on Houston Street, rather than a 3 blocks north at Cooper Union to speak about Financial Reform on Wall Street.

You can catch some more cool “on the scene” pics from Becki Fuller on The Street Spot HERE.

And listen to Shepard Fairy’s interview on WNYC with Brian Lehrer yesterday.  And a furtherance of the interview on video here:

And Big Ups to Animal New York for this funny interview with Shepard Fairy on Houston Street a couple nights ago, where he addresses Guantanamo, Obama, campaign finance reform, and how the Banksy movie was marketed and is received.

Read more interesting Shepard Fairey news at Animal New York

Watch out kids – Shepard uses swear words in some of these answers.


Additional on the street interview:

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