The second part of Charm City Streets’ illustrated report on the 7th Annual Bushwick Collective Block Party provides you behind-the-scene coverage of an additional 11 artists:
In posts over the past week or so, Charm City Streets has led you on a photo safari through twisting alleyways, inside an old factory, past warehouses trackside, and along the streets of Wynwood during Art Basel 2016. Today’s leg of the photo safari leads past the walls Wynwood has to offer in other nooks and crannies. Be prepared to see spectacular graffiti.
Yesterday’s post featured a photo tour of the interior of the former RC Cola bottling plant in Wynwood. This converted industrial site is now an event space.
During Art Basel 2016, spray cans were shaking throughout Wynwood as graff writers got down and set walls aflame. Dope new work covered walls, alleyways, roller doors, parking lots, boarded-up houses, sheds, and even the occasional slow-moving beach bum.
For those of us from northern climes, the weather during Art Basel 2016 was summer-like. Truth be told, it was hot. One probable reason for the high temperatures was the artist Sipros. He was burning up Miami painting five murals of his own and then collaborating on the block-long mural of Trump as Batman’s The Joker. The Bushwick Collective and Mana Urban Arts Projects sponsored each piece.
During Art Basel 2016, one saw scores of renowned street artists from across the country and around the world busy creating new artwork. Charm City Streets invites you along to marvel at the artistic action that took place a few days ago in Wynwood.
Late last week Charm City Streets took advantage of the mild weather and spent several days on a photo tour of Brooklyn. Well-known local, national, and international artists have been busy painting captivating new murals in the Bed-Stuy, Bushwick, Greenpoint, and East Williamsburg neighborhoods.
The 5th Annual Bushwick Collective Block Party showcased work by 20+ graffiti artists; more than in prior years. Charm City Streets now shares with you the images it captured of AC2, Dinkc, Giz, Hef, Hoacs, Hops1, Jerms, Jins, Just One, Kais, Meres, Miro, Paze, Tats Cru, Tone, Topaz, Zaone, and many more writers in action.
This second collection of images details Aquarela, Claudia La Bianca, Case Maclaim, D*Face, DonRimx, Lexi Bella, Li-Hill, Lovenotes, Minuske, Mr Nerds, Nepo, Plasma Slug, and other street artists in action during the 2016 Bushwick Block Party.
It is a pleasure when one encounters street art and takes a few moments to examine and appreciate it.
Charm City Streets finds there is even more excitement when one comes across the street artist at work and takes the time to observe and study her/him in action. One gains an appreciation for the steps the artist takes: