New in Bushwick: ND’A, QRST, Veng, Bishop 203 & Never

March 26th, 2012 | By | 2 Comments »

ND'A

Some of  our favorite NYC artists have been busy.  We came upon these cool new walls in Bushwick yesterday.

QRST

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New in Bushwick, Brooklyn

March 20th, 2012 | By | 1 Comment »

From playful paste-ups to stylish graffiti murals, new pieces are surfacing daily in Brooklyn’s Bushwick. Here’s a sampling:

Keely

Radical and ND'A

Owns & Ewok

Shank aka Demote

Sen2

 Photos by Tara Murray


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NohJColey, Jesus Saves, Gabriel Specter, Aakash Nihalani & more @ Brooklyn’s Pandemic Gallery

March 1st, 2012 | By | No Comments »

Jesus Saves -- whose tag is just about everywhere in NYC

We made it over to Pandemic Gallery’s current exhibit ALL TALK! earlier in the week and loved the way it presented the works of some of our favorite artists whose work surface regularly in the public sphere. We also loved the incredible mix of aesthetic sensibilities. Here’s a sampling:

NohJColey

Gabriel Specter

Aakash Nihalani

The exhibit continues through March 11th @ 37 Broadway (between Wythe and Kent) in Brooklyn.

Photos by Lois Stavsky & Tara Murray


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Skewville: On the Streets of Brooklyn and at Factory Fresh

February 25th, 2012 | By | No Comments »

An indelible part of Brooklyn’s visual landscape, Skewville’s works can now be seen in Factory Fresh, as well.  Here are some images from the streets of Williamsburg, Bushwick and Dumbo:

And at Skewville’s 80th Birthday A Retro Retrospective @ Factory Fresh, 1053 Flushing Avenue in Bushwick, — 3.11:

Photos on the street by Lois Stavsky; @Factory Fresh by Lenny Collado


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Gaia in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

February 14th, 2012 | By | No Comments »

It’s great to see Gaia back in Williamsburg, where I first discovered his work. I spotted this earlier today on Bedford Avenue:

Photo by Lois Stavsky 


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Adam Void, Curtis Readel, Alice Mizrachi, ELLE and John Breiner in “Lost & Found” @ DUMBO’s Mighty Tanaka

January 23rd, 2012 | By | No Comments »

We made it over to Brooklyn’s Mighty Tanaka last week to check out its first exhibit of the new year: Lost & Found.  Featuring the artwork of Adam Void, Curtis Readel, Alice Mizrachi, ELLE and John Breiner, the exhibit features an intriguing array of work in diverse media created largely from found objects. Here are a few images:

Adam Void, Baltimore Sunset, found objects on wood panel

Curtis Readel, Towering Stud, shredded US currency collage

Alice Mizrachi, close-up of Luna, huge installation of acrylic on found wood & metal panels

ELLE, Raven Got Your Tongue, acrylic w/oil paint & wheat paste on found table

John Breiner, Brubreck vs Brubeck, acrylic ink and etching on found book cover

The exhibit continues through February 5 at Mighty Tanaka’s new space @ 111 Front Street in Brooklyn’s DUMBO district.

Photos by Tara Murray & Lois Stavsky


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Macay’s Surreal Collages Surface in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

December 28th, 2011 | By | No Comments »

We recently came upon some unusual paste-ups in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. A surreal mix of natural elements and characters, they are eerily enchanting.  It turns out they are the work of Chilean artist Macay, who has been getting her work out on the streets of London for a while now. Here’s a sampling:

Photos by Tara Murray


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Back to Bushwick with OverUnder, Aiko, Bast and Roa

December 21st, 2011 | By | No Comments »

Back to Bushwick, we discovered new work by OverUnder, Aiko and Bast.  We revisited, too, one of our favorite Roa walls.

OverUnder, photo by Lois Stavsky

Bast and Aiko, photo by Lois Stavsky

Aiko close-up, photo by Tara Murray

Roa, photo by Lois Stavsky

Photos by Tara Murray and Lois Stavsky


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Bed-Stuy Sightings: Swampy and Rubin 415

December 14th, 2011 | By | No Comments »

We don’t get to the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn often enough . But we did today, and the rooftops and graffiti walls will definitely have us coming back for more:

Swampy (& company)

Rubin 415

Photos by Lois Stavsky


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Those Blazing Bushwick Graffiti Walls: Rubin 415, Never, Preta & more

December 9th, 2011 | By | 3 Comments »

Those graffiti murals in Bushwick are among the most vibrant anywhere. They also attest to graffiti’s continual evolution. And while so many “street artists” who grace our walls with wonderfully provocative images often retire from the streets, most of the writers keep on doing their thing in the public sphere. Here are a few images we saw this morning:

Rubin 415, photo by Lois Stavsky

Never, photo by Lois Stavsky

Preta, photo by Lois Stavsky

Artist to be identified, photo by Damien Kelly

Photos by Lois Stavsky and Damien Kelly


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