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Images Of The Week 09.12.10

This week BSA found an entire zoo of odd animals loosed on the streets in New York – and we’re not just talking about  Fashion’s Night Out. Mother Nature’s voice thunders again this week on the walls with foxes, whales, sharks, octopuses, panthers, aliens and of course men in drag. Included along the way are a declaration of love and other gems.

Brooklyn Tea Party...In Drag! (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

It’s the Brooklyn Tea Party…In Drag! (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Brilla (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Brilla and Overunder (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Gaia Channels Mexican Artist Jose Guadalupe Posada (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Gaia channels Mexican Master Jose Guadalupe Posada (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Jose Guadalupe Posada 1852-1913 "Calavera Electrica" Image Courtesy Library Of Congres

Jose Guadalupe Posada 1852-1913 “Gran Calavera Electrica” Image Courtesy Library Of Congres

Alien (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

That’s a nice looking set. Radical (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Fox (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Fox (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Girls (Photo © Jaime Rojo)
This is what we call a transition seasonal outfit, incorporating summer and fall. (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

GVITV (Photo © Jaime Rojo)
Oh, man, I’m really messed up right now.  GVITV (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

PROST! (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Is this a metaphor for something? Homeland Security? Walmart? Your mother-in-law? PROST! (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Gaia and Ripo (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Gaia and Ripo (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Half and Half (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Dan Sabau Half of Half (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Loaf (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Loaf (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

NohJColey (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

NohJColey (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

R (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Andreco (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

The Collective Robot created this sculpture on a rooftop in Bushwick with found wood. (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

The Collective Robot created this sculpture on a rooftop in Bushwick with found wood. And the place just FEELS safer. (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Shark (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Shark (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Specter (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Awwwwwwwwwwww.   Specter (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Whale (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

Andreco (Photo © Jaime Rojo)

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Ripo and Remed: “Poem Rider” Living Walls Update 08.19.10

Brooklyn-Street-Art-Living-Walls-Update2by Jayne McGinn
images by Jenna Duffy

Ripo and Remed finished their mural for Living Walls on Dekalb Ave Tuesday night.


© Jenna Duffy

Working sunburned through the unforgiving Georgia heat and rain, the two international artists unified the wall by using the same vibrant colors; Ripo and Remed hand painted alternating letters in the two artists’ styles to spell out “Poem Rider,” an anagram of their two names.


© Jenna Duffy

It was amazing to watch them work, how they could eyeball off sections of the wall to make the letters even and create a wall with so much movement and depth by hand; they are both have amazing attention to detail and were able to see things that I was blind to. The artists utilized the entire wall, even manipulating an expired White Brothers Auto Parts sign for their signature. Ripo and Remed then continued to flow their artwork on to the adjacent wall, completely transforming the neglected area.

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Quick Shot – The Anonymous “Piece Process”

Durn, it was awfully crowded over there on the isle of Manhattan last night,

but it was totally worth it if you took the time to peel people off the wall and take a gander at the art (pardon me Martha, mind the elbows, Elbow-toe). The show has the goal of drawing connections between the processes and techniques employed by well known names from the 70’s/80’s and the emerging crop of wild-eyed beasts today. Shockingly, the similarities were readily apparent, and that was somehow reassuring in a crazy mixed up world like ours. …Not to mention that this show brings you into the backroom, the studio, the cramped apartment, to see the doodlings, the lists, sketches, and planning that artists employ when they first conceive of their pieces. This is an educational show, and a kindly revelation.

There seemed like a hundred pieces or more – we show only a smattering here; all courtesy Anonymous Gallery.

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Anonymous Gallery

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Piece Process at Anonymous Gallery

The Piece Process

Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Richard Hambleton, Robert Indiana, Dennis Oppenheim, Ray Johnson, Todd James, Eric Haze, Bast, Elbow Toe, AIKO, Kenji Hirata, Greg Lamarche, Aakash Nihalani, Erik Foss, Deven Marriner, Michael De Feo, Logan Hicks, Judith Supine, Dan Witz, Maya Hayuk, Daniel Joseph, Ripo, Skewville, Brandon Friend, Dark Cloud, MOMO, Dan Funderburgh, Ellis Gallagher, Matt Siren, The Clayton Brothers, and MORE!

Gallery Exhibition:
December 17 – January 24

opening reception:
December 17th, 7 – 10PM
Exhibition Description

Anonymous Gallery is proud to combine three generations of prolific artists whose work has been influenced by, or has directly influenced popular culture, design, and the urban environment. The Piece Process will unite relevant artists with their contemporary counterparts through artwork that serves as a reference or an impetus to something larger or more complete. Anonymous Gallery will exhibit unique pieces of art in the form of sketchbook drawings and original works on paper or found objects from over 30 established and emerging artists exhibiting in New York. The exhibition intends to create discourse in regard to artists who have not only influenced one another, but society through their use of iconography, collage, pen, paint, and print.

In conjunction with the exhibition, Anonymous Gallery, will also be hosting weekly workshops for children. Artists Todd James, Leon Reid, Michael De Feo, Maya Hayuk, Ellis Gallagher, among others, will teach the workshops.

In the spirit of giving, portions of the proceeds raised will go to benefit Public Art for Public Schools For additional information, workshop schedules, or to make a reservation, please contact – events[at]anonymousgallery[dot]com

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