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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)

J (photo © Jaime Rojo)

J (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Artist Unknown (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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


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Hello My Name is TY

Stickers keep coming up in conversation and on the street as a popular option for the time pressed or weather oppressed street artist who wants to get up and outy ASAP. Last week when we were getting pummelled by our weekly winter storm, this batch of stickers suddenly popped up all over the place by somebody named TY. They are fresh and haven’t achieved that weathered patina yet so they popped out in SOHO in front of passers by who dared to look up from icy sidewalks. Simple shapes and poppy colors are all it takes for TY to mix up a batch.

brooklyn-street-art-ty-jaime-rojo-02-11-7Ty (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-ty-jaime-rojo-02-11-1This reminds me of a guy at work. Ty (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-ty-jaime-rojo-02-11-2A ruby in the rough. Ty (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-ty-jaime-rojo-02-11-3What’ s that you say about Salvia? Lemme check.  No, that’s s-a-l-i-v-a.  Now I need a napkin. Ty (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-ty-jaime-rojo-02-11-4Ty (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-ty-jaime-rojo-02-11-5We are so in love. Sometimes I don’t know where you end and I begin. Ty (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-ty-jaime-rojo-02-11-6Ty (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-ty-jaime-rojo-02-11-8Damn, son whatchu been smokin’? Ty (photo © Jaime Rojo)

brooklyn-street-art-ty-jaime-rojo-02-11-9Ty (photo © Jaime Rojo)

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