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Art Basel 2015

What a weekend! Art Basel is the world’s best art, party, and networking event all in one place. There are many events including dozens of satellite art fairs and outdoor galleries. Our friends at the Bushwick Collective put together their very own outdoor museum. Basel House was a large outdoor event and art space in…

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Space Invader Invades New York

The invasion has begun!  A few weeks ago the Parisian artist Invader hit the streets of New York as many surprised followers awoke to new mosaic tile art pieces.  For over two weeks these Mosaics were placed strategically at the highest points on dozens of local businesses. Invader was here two years ago and almost got arrested so this time decided…

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Futura Paints the Bowery Wall

It was an amazing three days at the Bowery/Houston wall in Soho, NYC last weekend watching the legendary art and graffiti master FUTURA as he graced the giant, block long wall maintained by Goldman Properties. (The wall was first painted by Keith Haring in 1982.) The crowds assembled heavier as the days went on bringing…

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Get Up Philly: CAT, KARMA, and Sasep

Philadelphia graffiti, where to begin: the supposed birthplace of graffiti, originators of style and “getting up”. Today in Philadelphia when thinking of getting up, three writers come to mind, and they bring the style too not just the reputation. CAT, KARMA, and SASEP are all over the city in every part possible. Cat and Karma…

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The Yard: Bushwick’s Still Secret Art Park

In a parking lot not open to the public, and its location undisclosed, there is a new Bushwick outdoor art gallery. Hosting over 30 pieces from the likes of Col, Shiro, Chris RWK, King Bee, and more, the Yard is quickly becoming one of Bushwick’s best kept secret art havens. Giz has had a busy…

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Os Gemeos Is Back in NYC

The Brazilian twins Gustavo and Otavio Pandolfo aka Os Gemeos are back in NYC! In just a short amount of time, they have done three killer works, and we imagine there is more to come. They started out with a collaboration with Times Square Arts taking over time square every evening in August from 11:57…

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Owen Dippie visits Brooklyn and Masters the Art Mashup

Owen Dippie spent the last seven weeks in Brooklyn producing three magnificent murals. Dippie, originally from New Zealand, has an incredible style doing mash-ups. Most people know of Mash-ups from the music world taking two songs and combing them to create an even better track. Dippie does much the same but with different art genres….

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In the Studio Part III: An Interview with Rob “TMO” Plater – The Image Maker

Growing up in East New York with a Puerto Rican Mother and Black father, Rob “TMO” Plater definitely has a New York state of mind. Rob is one of three kids and was inspired by the street art and graffiti he saw all around him growing up. We spent some time with him in his…

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Welling Court 2015

“Celebrating the Streets, Solidarity, Community, and Culture!” Eager to spruce up his Welling Court neighborhood, Jonathan Ellis initially connected with Ad Hoc Art in 2009. Now in its 6th year, the Welling Court Mural Project connects legendary old school writers with new school street muralists creating New York City’s best hidden gem. The project now…

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A visit with Cern – The King of NY

After winning Art Battles flat out in NYC and part of the winning team at Secret Walls Cooper Sq. it’s safe to say Cern is the King of the New York City street scene. We had a chance to visit his studio and sit down with the brilliant mind that is Cernesto. [caption id=”attachment_230″ align=”aligncenter”…

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