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Images Of The Week: 11.10.13

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Dang, this city is full of a lot of energy and the streets are showing a new-found enthusiasm for art in the public sphere since getting goosed by _____________ (we can’t say that name one more time).  And we have a new mayor, by the way, straight outta Brooklyn, yo. And he’s not a billionaire for the first time in 12 years and his family looks just like New York.

So here is our weekly interview with the street, this week featuring B.D. White, Chuck Berrett, Cost, Hellbent, Hot Tea, Icy & Sot, Marko93, MOR, Mr. Toll, Myth, NM Salgar, Rambo, Smart Crew, The Lurkers, and Vicki DaSilva.

Top Image >> A multi-layered hand-stencilled piece from B.D. White (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Icy & Sot for Wall Therapy. Rochester, NY 2013. (photo © Icy & Sot)

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Icy & Sot for Wall Therapy. Detail. Rochester, NY 2013. (photo © Icy & Sot)

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Icy & Sot for Wall Therapy. Rochester, NY 2013. (photo © Icy & Sot)

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Icy & Sot for Wall Therapy. Rochester, NY 2013. (photo © Icy & Sot)

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Icy & Sot At Woodward Gallery, Project Space. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Hellbent wrapped an entire store in lower Manhattan just below Union Squre. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Mr. Toll (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Vicki DaSilva lights the night for Le Tour Paris 13. Paris, France. (photo © Vicki DaSilva)

You wonder how the above image was accomplished? Check out this interview with the artist Vicki DaSilva, who has loved graffiti for decades and has found a way to express her appreciation for art and activism in the public sphere using her own unique approach.

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A hot shot of Marko93 light writing for Le Tour Paris 13. Paris, France. (photo © Marko93)

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Hot Tea says a big hello to  “Banksy” in New York. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Rambo (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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MOR (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Myth (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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The Lurkers with Smart Crew (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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The Lurkers with Smart Crew. Deatail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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The Lurkers with Smart Crew. Deatail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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The Lurkers with Smart Crew (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Cost/Invader (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Chuck Berrett/NM Salgar (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Untitled. Queens, NY. October 2013 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Images of The Week: 09.22.13

Images of The Week: 09.22.13

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First day of Autumn, Yo! And we have been harvesting images for you as we enter the new season in NYC. Here is our weekly interview with the street, including CAM, Dasic, Icy & Sot, ILL, Jessie and Katey, MAD, MOR, Paolo Cirio, Pigeon, Rambo, Rubin, Stefan Sagmeister, Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, and Yuko Shimizu.

Top image, a new billboard with some sage street life advice from RAMBO (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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True that. Tatyana Fazlalizadeh from her project “Stop Telling Women To Smile” (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Rubin (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Dasic. Detail of a wall in progress. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Paolo Cirio. “Street Ghost” Series. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Paolo Cirio. “Street Ghost” Series. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Paolo Cirio. “Street Ghost” Series. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Paolo Cirio. “Street Ghost” Series. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Jessie and Katey. Richmond, VA. (photo © Jessie Unterhalter)

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CAM. Detail for Dumbo Walls Project. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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CAM. Detail for Dumbo Walls Project. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Yuko Shimizu and Stefan Sagmeister for Dumbo Walls Project. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Yuko Shimizu and Stefan Sagmeister for Dumbo Walls Project. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Pigeon (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Icy & Sot (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Gaia shares with you this sketch for his upcoming installation at Rice University Art Gallery in Houston, TX. (photo © Gaia)

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Gilf! (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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MOR (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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MAD (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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ILL (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Untitled. Harvest Moon over Manhattan. NYC. September, 2013. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

 

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Museums Go Outside to Play With the Kids

Shots from “Ideas City”

As museums continue to look for ways to bring in the kids, they are finding that one way to do it is to go outside and play with them.

Last year The Brooklyn Museum had a really successful GO at engaging people with community-curated programming that put people in touch with the young artist scene that has transformed the BK in the last decade or so. Similarly the New Museum Ideas City is making extensive outreach to connect the disconnected phone-poking Millenials and X’ers to the brilliant and quirky creative community that makes Manhattan the live breathing beautiful beast that it is. This is the kind of meaningful museum programming that can make the city feel inclusive, asking you to participate with your own snapping synapses and probing inquiries about the nature of things.

Inside and Outside. Raumlabor, Spacebuster. New Museum. Ideas City 2013 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

When it comes to encouraging personal participation in the public sphere, nothing is more democratizing for an event than to bring it directly into the street.  This is an exhibition that is not roped off, doesn’t charge an admission fee, has no dress code, has no gate keepers. It actually invites you to engage, to converse, to consider, question, and decide merit on your own. – Not to mention the transformative affect it all has on public space and our perception of our place in it.

Raumlabor, Spacebuster. New Museum. Ideas City 2013 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

For us the second installment of the Ideas City really hit its peak this weekend as the culmination of more than a hundred independent projects and public events spilled into the street and onto walls.  For the sunny Saturday Streetfest set along the sidewalks and in nearby park space in the refreshingly dirty, loud, and un-tony Bowery section of Manhattans Lower East Side, people celebrated the public aspect of citizenry and interacted with projects and tested the ideas of artists, architects, poets, technologists, historians, community activists entrepreneurs, and ecologists. And there were some street artists around too.

Here are some of the scenes that caught the eye of our favorite BSA photographer, Jaime Rojo, who was feeling pretty inspired by the events.

Children playing bball with the Spacebuster in the background. Ideas City 2013 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Street Artist Hellbent took a spin on the box truck idea with his new “Mix Tape” Series. New Museum. Ideas City 2013. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Street Artist XAM installed on the street a number of his custom architected homes for the urban bird. The Urban Habitat Project. New Museum. Ideas City 2013 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Todd Lester. Trust Art Installation. New Museum. Ideascity 2013. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Draw Something. Yes, it’s an ad for an app, but at least people are encouraged to participate by drawing, so that’s good. On the side walk for Ideas City 2013. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

eL Seed and Jaye did their calligraffiti/graffiti installation as part of World Nomads Tunisia. New Museum. Ideas City 2013 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Street Artist ND’A installed a new piece on the Influx In Flux/Centre-fuge project. New Museum. Ideas City 2013 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Yuri Velez painting live for Influx In Flux/Centre-fuge. New Museum. Ideas City 2013 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

CRUZ.  Influx In Flux/Centre-fuge. New Museum. Ideas City 2013 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Detail of an installation sprayed by stencillist MOR.  Influx In Flux/Centre-fuge. New Museum. Ideas City 2013 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Cram Concepts in motion.  Influx In Flux/Centre-fuge. New Museum. Ideas City 2013 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

DEMER.  Influx In Flux/Centre-fuge. New Museum. Ideascity 2013. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Sofia Maldonado & Ray Smith. Detail. Influx In Flux First Street Green Park. New Museum. Ideas City 2013. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Sheryo and Yok. Detail. Influx In Flux First Street Green Park. New Museum. Ideas City 2013. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

The student group Cre8tive YouTH*ink. Centre-fuge. First Street Green Park. New Museum. Ideas City 2013. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Cre8tive YouTH*ink. Centre-fuge. First Street Green Park. New Museum. Ideas City 2013. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

DARK. A random stencil along the Street Fest route. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

 

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A Monster Mash on the Streets

“I have never seen a greater monster or miracle in the world than myself.”

Michel Eyquem, seigneur de Montaigne (1533–1592)

Seeing a monster on the street can make you pick up your pace a little.

Especially if it is a dark windy autumn night and the block you are on has no working street light. And if the  leaves and garbage and random pieces of plastic are swirling in the air and clattering into cluttered little piles in the corners of doorways. Here’s an eclectic collection of spooks and skeletons and wild-eyed beasts created by today’s Street Artists and shot by photographer Jaime Rojo that may make your march along the footpath just a little more mysterious and monstrous as the wind picks up and you rush to your home for safety.

Dave Kinsey (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Steiner (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Vampire Cloud (photo © Jaime Rojo)

John Lurie (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Artist Unknown. Detail. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

TY (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Nick Walker (photo © Jaime Rojo)

 

BRLRS (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Buff Monster (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Buff Monster (photo © Jaime Rojo)

You know, a lot of people around the office like Echidna but I always think she has an empty sort of expression on her face that makes me wonder what she’s thinking. Michael DeNicola (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Nervous updates Barbarella. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

El Sol 25 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Evil World (photo © Jaime Rojo)

MOR (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Lover (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Good to see that the Raven knows love when he sees it. Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Left Handed Wave looks like he might have had a couple while in costume. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Burning Candy does a horror theme. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Images of the Week 07.29.12

Our weekly interview with the streets, this week featuring Brilla, Demo, El Sol 25, En Masse, Evereman, Feral Child, Issa, Lambros, Luca Missoni, MOR, Olek, Rae, SSDD and Swampy.

Swampy (photo © Jaime Rojo)

RAE (photo © Jaime Rojo)

MOR (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Didn’t your mother ever tell you that you will be judged by the friends you keep? Lambros (photo © Jaime Rojo)

OLEK (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Evereman (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Feral Child (photo © Jaime Rojo)

En Masse Van for Fountain (photo © Jaime Rojo)

En Masse Van for Fountain (photo © Jaime Rojo)

En Masse Van for Fountain (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Issa (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Issa (photo © Jaime Rojo)

A rare gate from El Sol 25 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Could be The Abominable Snow Monster or maybe your tenth grade Geometry teacher, Mr. Hairdell. This one was spotted on Bedford Ave (photo © Jaime Rojo)

SSDD “My Eyes Are Up Here” (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Brilla (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Brilla (photo © Jaime Rojo)

“Let me slip out of these wet clothes and into a dry martini” said the statuesque David by dEmo and Luca Missoni. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Untitled (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Images of the Week 06.24.12

It’s looking good out here! First Day of Summer hit New York this week and the temperature was 99 degrees in the park, the heat index was 110 degrees on the basketball courts and the Street Art quotient shot off the charts.

Here’s our weekly interview with the street, this week including Chris Stain, Darkclouds, David Pappaceno, Ed Purver, Emmanuel Benoit, Gia, Hanksy, Jaye Moon, Jeice 2, Lambros, Logan Hicks, MOR, Paul/Instigator, Rene Gagnon, Swoon, and Veng (RWK).

It’s getting hot out here, so take off all your clothes. Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Ed Purver for BAMart: PUBLIC 2012 (photo © Jaime Rojo)

SWOON. An all time favorite and familiar image fresh in Brooklyn again. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

SWOON on the steps. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Emmanuel Benoit (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Gaia. An old work freshly wheat pasted in Queens (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Jeice 2. “Renacimiento” A hand made spoon engraving in Spain. (photo © Jeice 2)

Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Veng RWK gives this old piece in Greenpoint a fresh update. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Hanksy (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Rene Gagnon (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Darkcloud and David Pappaceno at Woodard Gallery Project Space. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

MOR (photo © Jaime Rojo)

LAMBROS (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Paul/Instigator. Bob Dodd’s Policeman. (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Jaye Moon (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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