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2012 BROOKLYN STREET ART IMAGES OF THE YEAR

Of the 10,000 images he snapped over 2012, BSA photographer Jaime Rojo selects to present the 110 best works on the street to represent this years most compelling, interesting, perplexing, and thrilling works of art.

This slideshow is a great display of Brooklyn’s range of mediums, techniques, styles, and sentiments that appear on the street today – and as the scene continues to evolve worldwide.

 

brooklyn graffiti artist DAIN

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true gangsta grandpa

A fairly elderly man – yet prolific graffiti artist- spends the later days of life pasting collage artwork out of portrait photography on the streets of his Brooklyn neighborhood.

And this OG isn’t doing this for money, or to be ‘cool’ with the ‘kids these days’ – but because it’s something which brings him a lot of satisfaction – as natural to him as breathing. Continue reading

Banksy Goes to the Olympics

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banksy goes to the olympics

It looks like a potential crackdown on graffiti artists prior to the 2012 Olympics in London didn’t involve the world’s most famous street artist. Two new pieces by Banksy were posted to his website this morning featuring his personal take on the games. I feel the same as Bobby over at The Fox is Black in hoping there’s more to come.

There’s a great article over at The Atlantic Wire about Banksy and the politics of street art during the 2012 Olympic Games – Colossal