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The Kentile Sign meant nothing to me. It was dismantled before I was able to see the 8-story advertisement grace the Gowanus skyline, but even if I had been here, and passed it on those rare occurrences that I took the F train running through Smith-9th Street, I doubt I would have any emotional attachment towards it.   To me, it was just an aesthetically pleasing billboard with no story behind it, no message or...
Jorit Agoch, an Italian muralist currently at work in Brooklyn, primarily paints the human face. For Jorit, who goes by his first name in public, the face is the most telling part about human beings, because he feels it's the most direct indication of someone's emotion. This interest in the varied incarnations of the human countenance has prompted him to craft candid portraits all the way from the rural stretches of Cuba to right here in New...
With the ubiquity of images and just plain old "content" cropping up online at the speed of FiOS, it should surely come as no surprise when artists have their work stolen by prominent fashion labels, or even Starbucks for that matter. And as misfortune would have it, Brooklyn street artist "Rime" is suing the Milan-based label Moschino, claiming that Creative Director Jeremy Scott lifted his design in one of the company's more recent collections. As...
Smooth, rectangular, and with a built-in frame, a doorway is a street artist's perfect canvas. In his photo series Doorway Galleries, artist Adel Souto documents the spray-painted, wheat-pasted, stickered, and stenciled entrances of New York City's buildings. In his pictures, these decorated doorways resemble abstract artworks, as colorful and expressive as anything hanging in a modern gallery, but far more accessible to the masses. Some are mosaics of band promo stickers, some look like graffitied vomit, some are carefully composed portraits...

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