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The Top 5 Street Art Events of 2015

5. Owen Dippie Leaves his Mark on NYC From new festivals, to a 6 year old artist hitting the streets, we have seen great street art in 2015. This past summer played host to the Bushwick Collective block party and another Welling Court Mural festival, but neither of these awesome events overshadowed Owen’s presence here…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…