~ Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo ~ Street Art, graffiti, and murals are adding to the cultural character of Lisbon streets, this is undisputed. A quick tour of a museum show, a gallery exhibition, a hybrid art supply store/residency, […]
~ Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo ~ A Scholarly Eye On Artistic Interventions in Public Space The excitement that pours from city walls in Lisbon is palpable, an animated mix of graffiti, Street Art, murals, sculpture, and the traditional […]
~ Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo ~ Street Art and graffiti and their relatives often go inside these days, including in Mexico City, where we recently found some interesting new intersections between urban art and contemporary art when we […]
~ Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo ~ Every city has its own particular energy; it’s own articulated rhythm, its own unique chaos. Mexico City’s is full of flourish and aspiration and fascination for the international new, while firmly rooted […]
A new exhibition in Berlin’s neighborhood of Schöneberg epitomizes one of the central schisms that has vibrated through Street Art and graffiti for years: the question of where to draw boundaries between these two scenes.
When you spot one of these palm-sized concrete sculptures on the street in Hong Kong they may remind you of Brutalist architecture or the dense clustering of concrete beehives like so many of this cities’ neighborhoods.
This week BSA and Urban Nation (UN) are in Hong Kong for the 4th edition of HKWalls to capture a very international and local mix of artists in this East/West nexus; a world-class city for art and culture, English and Cantonese, hi-tech and traditional methods – all during the enormous Art Basel week.
An embarrassment of riches in so many ways, the Wynwood Street Art and mural scene is outrageously sexy, flashy, ugly, posey, pretty, proliferate and quizzically content-free. The annual outdoor urban art visual carnival that accompanies Art Basel in Miami is full of hi/low expectation and spectacle, and it confidently delivers on both.