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BUSHWICK COLLECTIVE BLOCK PARTY 2017, Part 1

Headlining today’s post … Chor Boogie at the 2017 Bushwick Collective Block Party

The 7th Annual Bushwick Collective Block Party took place last weekend, and everyone enjoyed a rousing time. There was live music throughout the day; scrumptious vittles from a variety of NYC foodtrucks; a beer garden; and, fantastic new art work by 30+ artists and graff writers from around the world. Charm City Streets spent several days photographing the artists at work and now shares those behind-the-scene images with you.

ART BASEL 2016 – GRAFFITI ROUND-UP

Headlining today's post ... Theo and Koka for UP Art Studio

Headlining today’s post … Theo and Koka for UP Art Studio

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.

AROUND WYNWOOD – ART BASEL 2016

Headlining today's post ... artwork by sipros_sipros

Headlining today’s post … gap-toothed mural by sipros_sipros

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.

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.

CREATIVE FLOW – ARTISTS AT WORK

Headlining today's post - artist FDKL at work

Headlining today’s post – artist FDKL at work

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:

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.

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.