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Speaking with George Colon aka AIM SSB

streetartnyc.org February 20, 2014
Speaking with George Colon aka AIM SSB

Old School New York City writer, George Colon aka AIM SSB credits graffiti with having saved his life in the early 70′s. Decades later, he is back in the... [Read more]

"Up in the Bronx" 2014. This piece will be shown at the...

chrisstain.com February 20, 2014
"Up in the Bronx" 2014. This piece will be shown at the Outdoor...

"Up in the Bronx" 2014. This piece will be shown at the Outdoor Gallery book release this Saturday night at 17 frost street in Williamsburg. Stop by and see... [Read more]

Outdoor Art Gallery

12ozprophet.com February 19, 2014
Outdoor Art Gallery

Book Launch of Outdoor Gallery – New York City By Yoav Litvin Date: Saturday, February 22nd , 2014 6pm-11pm Event Address: 17 Frost, Williamsburg, Brooklyn,... [Read more]

Girls on Walls, Part XII: Eli Sudbrack, Danielle...

streetartnyc.org February 10, 2014
Girls on Walls, Part XII: Eli Sudbrack, Danielle Mastrion, Veng & Chris, RWK, Katie Yamasaki with Groundswell Youth, Sest 2 and Fin DAC & Christina Angelina

This is the twelfth in a series of posts featuring images of girls — and women — who grace New York City’s public spaces: Brazilian artist Eli Sudbrack in... [Read more]

Tim Hans shoots… Zio Ziegler and Never

blog.vandalog.com January 22, 2014
Tim Hans shoots… Zio Ziegler and Never

One afternoon this past summer, Tim Hans went up to a Brooklyn rooftop and found a bunch of artists having fun and painting together. In November, that... [Read more]

Overtime: Jan 13 – Jan 19

arrestedmotion.com January 19, 2014
Overtime: Jan 13 – Jan 19

More stories from the week ended Jan 19 (click on bolded words for more information): Anish Kapoor's inflatable concert hall travels Japan and brings... [Read more]

Curious Characters on NYC Streets, Part III: R. Robot,...

streetartnyc.org January 14, 2014
Curious Characters on NYC Streets, Part III: R. Robot, Jeromy Velasco, Malarky and Goldpeg, Harlenquinade, Sheryo and the Yok, and Rimx

This is the fourth post of our occasional series featuring some of the curious characters that have found a home in NYC ‘s open spaces: R. Nicholas Kuszyk... [Read more]

Preview: Rene Gagnon "Hi! My Name is..." @ Mecka Gallery...

streetartnews.net January 11, 2014
Preview: Rene Gagnon "Hi! My Name is..." @ Mecka Gallery - New York City

Rene Gagnon's opening reception for "Hi! My Name is...", is the first solo show presented by the good people at the Bottleneck Gallery at Brooklyn's brand... [Read more]

Rene Gagnon's "Hi! My Name is..." Brooklyn, NY Opening...

streetartnews.net January 11, 2014
Rene Gagnon's "Hi! My Name is..." Brooklyn, NY Opening Reception Tonight!!

Rene Gagnon's opening reception for "Hi! My Name is...", is the first solo show presented by the good people at the Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn brand... [Read more]

A Feast of Beasts on NYC Streets, Part II: Reka, Roa,...

streetartnyc.org January  6, 2014
A Feast of Beasts on NYC Streets, Part II: Reka, Roa, Never, Phlegm, Robert Plater, Joel Bergner & Wise2 and KingBee

This is the second in a series of posts featuring the range of creatures that share our streets with us: Reka at the Bushwick Collective Roa in... [Read more]

Icy and Sot respond to tragedy with a new mural

blog.vandalog.com December 27, 2013
Icy and Sot respond to tragedy with a new mural

Last month, the Brooklyn music scene was shaken by the murder of three Iranian musicians in an East Williamsburg apartment by a gunman who then committed... [Read more]

NYC Shutters – Part VI: Ewok, Alice Mizrachi, Michael De...

streetartnyc.org December 24, 2013
NYC Shutters – Part VI: Ewok, Alice Mizrachi, Michael De Feo, Part One, Vato, Beau, Elle & Hue, Crisp, Fumero and Icy & Sot

This is the sixth in an occasional series of artwork on NYC shutters: Ewok in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Alice Mizrachi aka AM in East Harlem Michael... [Read more]

Curious Characters on NYC Streets, Part III: Nychos,...

streetartnyc.org December 19, 2013
Curious Characters on NYC Streets, Part III: Nychos, Smithe, Media Unit, CAM, Galo, How and Nosm & R. Robot, Kingbee and more

A range of curious characters have found a home on the streets of NYC. This is the third of our occasional series: Nychos and Smithe at the Bushwick... [Read more]

Faces in NYC Public Spaces, Part VI: Reka, RAE, JMR,...

streetartnyc.org December 17, 2013
Faces in NYC Public Spaces, Part VI: Reka, RAE, JMR, Raquel Eschinique, Royce Bannon and Russell King

This is the sixth in an ongoing series featuring the wide range of faces that surface in NYC’s open spaces: Reka at the Bushwick Collective RAE in... [Read more]

Fin DAC x Angelina Christina "Vroom Vroom" New Street Art...

streetartnews.net November 28, 2013
Fin DAC x Angelina Christina "Vroom Vroom" New Street Art - Williamsburg, New York City

After their tribute to Lou Reed earlier this week (covered), Fin DAC and Angelina Christina are back at it with a new mural in Williamsburg.Entitled "Vroom... [Read more]

Fin DAC x Angelina Christina "The Velveteens" New Street...

streetartnews.net November 25, 2013
Fin DAC x Angelina Christina "The Velveteens" New Street Art - Brooklyn, New York City

Here comes the completed mural by Angelina Christina and Fin DAC in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York City. This beautiful piece of work entitled "The... [Read more]

Dariel MTZ on Bushwick’s New York Street Gallery

streetartnyc.org November  9, 2013
Dariel MTZ on Bushwick’s New York Street Gallery

The founder of New York Street Gallery, a collective of international artists working together in NYC, Dariel MTZ is committed to providing outdoor canvases... [Read more]

Girls on Walls, Part XI: Cern, Judith Supine, Cake,...

streetartnyc.org November  5, 2013
Girls on Walls, Part XI: Cern, Judith Supine, Cake, Djalouz and Doudou, Bunny M, Groundswell Mural Project and Kimyon Huggins

This is the eleventh in a series of posts featuring images of girls — and women — who grace New York City’s public spaces: Cern in Williamsburg, Brooklyn... [Read more]

Speaking with Zed1

streetartnyc.org October 29, 2013
Speaking with Zed1

With his wondrous skills, Italian artist Zed1 has been enhancing the walls of our city.  His signature characters have recently surfaced in Brooklyn and at... [Read more]

Curious Characters on NYC Streets, Part II: Buff Monster,...

streetartnyc.org October 25, 2013
Curious Characters on NYC Streets, Part II: Buff Monster, Nathan Mellott, Nepo, Craig Anthony Miller, KingBee and more

A range of curious characters have found a home on the streets of NYC. This is the second of our occasional series: Buff Monster in Williamsburg, Brooklyn... [Read more]

The Unusual Situation of Suddenly and Surprisingly Owning...

melroseandfairfax.blogspot.com October 19, 2013
The Unusual Situation of Suddenly and Surprisingly Owning a Banksy

So, every fan dreams of owning a Banksy, right? But what if it were your house or property?  As much as you might be thrilled about the new piece of art,... [Read more]

Seen on the Streets of Brooklyn: Smells Riding High.

12ozprophet.com October 17, 2013
Seen on the Streets of Brooklyn: Smells Riding High.

Smell’s doing it big in Williamsburg. Read More ©2013 - World Rights Reserved - 12ozProphet.com Source:... [Read more]

Faces in NYC Public Spaces, Part V: GATS, Dasic, Lamour...

streetartnyc.org October 11, 2013
Faces in NYC Public Spaces, Part V: GATS, Dasic, Lamour Supreme, Lee Trice, Judith Supine, Meres, Skullphone, Raquel Eschinique & Epic Uno

This is the fifth in an ongoing series featuring the range of faces that surface daily in NYC’s open spaces: West Coast – based GATS at the Bushwick... [Read more]

“October Surprise” at 17 Frost with Billi Kid, Abe...

streetartnyc.org October  5, 2013
“October Surprise” at 17 Frost with Billi Kid, Abe Lincoln. Jr., Cake, Jason Mamarella, stikman, WC Bevan and more

On view this evening from 7-11pm at 17 Frost in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is October Surprise.  Curated by Jason Mamarella, aka d.w. krsna, it features works by... [Read more]

Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke's Little Black Book...

smh.com.au February  8, 2014

Heidi Middleton and Sarah-Jane Clarke's Little Black Book of New York secretsSydney Morning HeraldStreet Art Walks, www.streetartwalk.com. “These two hour... [Read more]

Preview – Priest – ALTARed EGO @ Mecka Gallery –...

streetartnews.net February  7, 2014

Tomorrow night New Orleans street artist Priest will make his solo NYC debut at the brand new Mecka Gallery in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Read The Full... [Read more]

A Williamsburg for Every Neighborhood: 6 Hipster Heavens...

laweekly.com January 30, 2014

LA Weekly A Williamsburg for Every Neighborhood: 6 Hipster Heavens Inspired by ...LA WeeklyNo, the Williamsburg of Culver City is really just the L.A.... [Read more]

Can Graffiti Be Good For Cities? - Co.Design

fastcodesign.com January 27, 2014

Can Graffiti Be Good For Cities?Co.DesignPeople visit East London or New York's Lower East Side and Williamsburg or, formerly, 5Pointz, just to see some of... [Read more]

Banksy Work Requires Guards In NYC - Huffington Post

huffingtonpost.com October 22, 2013

Banksy Work Requires Guards In NYCHuffington PostThe New York Post reports (http://bit.ly/16m9TsG ) that the rolling gate went up Friday over the wall in the... [Read more]

Security guards hired to protect work by Banksy in New...

telegraph.co.uk October 21, 2013

Security guards hired to protect work by Banksy in New YorkTelegraph.co.ukThe New York Post reports that the rolling gate went up on Friday over the wall in... [Read more]

Guards posted to protect Banksy work in NYC - 3News NZ

3news.co.nz October 20, 2013

Guards posted to protect Banksy work in NYC3News NZA Brooklyn building owner has hired security guards and installed a metal gate to protect a work by the... [Read more]

Banksy Work Requires Guards In NYC - Huffington Post

huffingtonpost.com October 20, 2013

Banksy Work Requires Guards In NYCHuffington PostThe New York Post reports (http://bit.ly/16m9TsG ) that the rolling gate went up Friday over the wall in the... [Read more]

Guards posted to protect Banksy work in NYC - Las Cruces...

lcsun-news.com October 20, 2013

Guards posted to protect Banksy work in NYCLas Cruces Sun-NewsThe New York Post reports (http://bit.ly/16m9TsG ) that the rolling gate went up Friday over a... [Read more]

Banksy Work Requires Guards In NYC - Huffington Post

huffingtonpost.com October 20, 2013

Banksy Work Requires Guards In NYCHuffington PostThe New York Post reports (http://bit.ly/16m9TsG ) that the rolling gate went up Friday over the wall in the... [Read more]

Banksy graffiti will be saved for public - The Spokesman...

spokesman.com October 20, 2013

Banksy graffiti will be saved for publicThe Spokesman ReviewA Brooklyn building owner has hired security guards and installed a metal gate to protect a work... [Read more]

Building owner installs plexiglass, metal shutters and a...

dailymail.co.uk October 20, 2013

Daily Mail Building owner installs plexiglass, metal shutters and a security guard to ...Daily MailThe rolling gate went up Friday over a wall in the... [Read more]

Report: Brooklyn Building Owner Hires Security To...

newyork.cbslocal.com October 19, 2013

Report: Brooklyn Building Owner Hires Security To Safeguard Banksy's WorkCBS LocalThe New York Post reports that the rolling gate went up Friday over the... [Read more]

Guards posted to protect Banksy work in US - Yahoo!7 News

au.news.yahoo.com October 19, 2013

Guards posted to protect Banksy work in USYahoo!7 NewsA Brooklyn building owner has hired security guards and installed a metal gate to protect a work by the... [Read more]

Building Owner Gets 24/7 Guard, Puts Up Gate To Protect...

gothamist.com October 19, 2013

Building Owner Gets 24/7 Guard, Puts Up Gate To Protect Banksy's Williamsburg ...Gothamist“We still haven't 100 percent decided what to do,” Tabachnick,... [Read more]

Guards posted to protect Banksy work in US - NEWS.com.au

news.com.au October 19, 2013

Guards posted to protect Banksy work in USNEWS.com.auThe New York Post reports that the rolling gate went up on Friday over a wall in the Williamsburg... [Read more]

Guards posted to protect Banksy work in NYC - WFAA

wfaa.com October 19, 2013

Guards posted to protect Banksy work in NYCWFAAThe New York Post reports (http://bit.ly/16m9TsG ) that the rolling gate went up Friday over the wall in the... [Read more]

Bloomberg nightmare: Banksy fan hires guards to protect...

washingtontimes.com October 19, 2013

Washington Times Bloomberg nightmare: Banksy fan hires guards to protect NYC graffitiWashington TimesNEW YORK — A Brooklyn building owner has hired... [Read more]

Banksy fans restore Williamsburg 'geishas' after tussle...

nydailynews.com October 19, 2013

New York Daily News Banksy fans restore Williamsburg 'geishas' after tussle with taggerNew York Daily NewsThe brazen Banksy hater wore a purple hood over... [Read more]

I'm the Accidental Owner of a Banksy - New York Magazine

nymag.com October 18, 2013

New York Magazine I'm the Accidental Owner of a BanksyNew York Magazine“Are you going to be rich?” That is the first question people ask me upon finding... [Read more]

I'm the Accidental Owner of a Banksy - New York Magazine

nymag.com October 18, 2013

New York Magazine I'm the Accidental Owner of a BanksyNew York Magazine“Are you going to be rich?” That is the first question people ask me upon finding... [Read more]

Anger as man defaces newest Banksy artwork - ITV News

itv.com October 18, 2013

ITV News Anger as man defaces newest Banksy artworkITV NewsBanksy's newest creation sparked an altercation in Williamsburg on Thursday when a man sprayed... [Read more]

Banksy pops up again! Williamsburg piece garners...

pix11.com October 18, 2013

Banksy pops up again! Williamsburg piece garners attention from fans, the ...New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TVWilliamsburg, BROOKLYN (PIX11)- The latest creation by... [Read more]

Video: Banksy's Ronald McDonald Was In Brooklyn Earlier...

gothamist.com October 17, 2013

Video: Banksy's Ronald McDonald Was In Brooklyn Earlier This WeekGothamistMichael Tosner sent us this video he shot earlier this week, telling us Banksy's... [Read more]

Street-Art-Künstler Banksy sprüht New York an - Derwesten.de

derwesten.de October 15, 2013

artinfo24.com (Pressemitteilung) Street-Art-Künstler Banksy sprüht New York anDerwesten.deNew York. Eine besondere Schnitzeljagd: Von Chelsea in die... [Read more]

Has Banksy been exposed during New York exhibition? - The...

theaustralian.com.au October 10, 2013

Has Banksy been exposed during New York exhibition?The AustralianBanksy is holding an "artist's residency" on the streets of New York, decorating various... [Read more]