Tag Archive for Damien Mitchell

BROOKLYN BURNERS II

Headlining today’s post – an eye-catching piece by California-based Madsteez

Today Charm City Streets presents the second half of the graffiti encountered last week during its tour of Brooklyn.

A MURDER OF MURALS

Headlining today’s post … what big, sharp, numerous teeth you have by Shark Toof

There are numerous fascinating collective nouns for birds such as a commotion of coots, a conspiracy of ravens, a grumbling of wild turkeys, and a squabble of gulls. I bring this to your attention because there must be a more interesting even spellbinding phrase to describe a collection of street art pieces – rather than simply saying murals. I propose paraphrasing the collective noun for crows and say a murder of murals. Before there is any grumbling or squabbling or calling me an old coot, one has to agree the images below clearly demonstrate the artists walloped those walls and set them aflame. In a word, they murdered these murals.

DÖNER – A DELICIOUS TREAT

Headlining today’s post … Döner by Damien Mitchell

A few days ago, Charm City Streets took you on an extended tour of Jersey Fresh Jam 2017, New Jersey’s premiere Hip Hop Festival. Today we return to Trenton to watch Damien Mitchell lighting up a wall at Jersey Fresh Jam.

JERSEY FRESH JAM 2017

Headlining today’s post – Jay Mack and Menas together again

Legendary – that single word is the appropriate way to describe Jersey Fresh Jam 2017 which Charm City Streets attended this past weekend. Jersey Fresh Jam is New Jersey’s premiere Hip Hop Festival. Each year artists, DJs, graff writers and musicians from up and down the Mid-Atlantic come together in Trenton to celebrate Hip Hop culture. The tunes are unforgettable, and the artwork is stupendous.

PHOTO TOUR OF BROOKLYN, PART II

Headlining today's post ... an English bulldog with bling by Sipros-Sipros

Headlining today’s post … an English bulldog with bling by Sipros_Sipros

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.

BUSHWICK COLLECTIVE BLOCK PARTY 2016

Celso for the Bushwick Collective

Headlining today’s post … Celso for the Bushwick Collective

Last weekend, the Bushwick Collective celebrated its 5th Annual Block Party. Renowned graffiti and street artists from all four corners of the globe gathered in Brooklyn to create new pieces live. Block after block, people packed the streets to watch these artists in action and to enjoy the live music performances.

SPRING HAS SPRUNG

 

Headlining today's post ... Lexi Bella for the Bushwick Collective

Headlining today’s post … Lexi Bella for the Bushwick Collective

The weather forecast called for mild temperatures and sunny skies, so Charm City Streets took off to spend a few days in Brooklyn. Touring the streets of Bushwick and East Williamsburg is always a treat. Colorful murals, fascinating wheatpastes, and kewl graffiti covered many walls.

BROOKLYN STREET ART – MURALS

Damien Mitchell

Headlining today’s post … mural by Damien Mitchell

Charm City Streets took advantage of the unseasonably warm weather a week or so before Christmas to travel to New York and spend several days exploring the streets of Brooklyn. Since our last visit in August, prominent local, national, and international artists have created fascinating new murals in the Bushwick and Williamsburg neighborhoods.

BUSHWICK COLLECTIVE BLOCK PARTY

Finished piece by Pixel Pancho & Case MaClaim

Headlining today’s post … the mural by Pixel Pancho and Case MaClaim for the Bushwick Collective Block Party

Charm City Streets traveled to Brooklyn to take in the Third Annual Bushwick Collective Block Party, May 30th – Jun 1st. It was huge. The entire block of Troutman Street between St. Nicholas and Wyckoff Streets was closed to traffic. There was live music and live painting all weekend long. Got to see a number of artists at work, including Damien Mitchell, Jerkface, Lexi Bella, Meres, Pixel Pancho & Case Ma’Claim, and Vers. Cool experience! I gotta go back next year.