Photo Essay: Art of the Street
From the October 24,2005 Issue of Time Magazine; Posted Thursday, October 13, 2005.
Art of the Street is a photo essay by Time Magazine on how some artists are recreating the urban landscape. It features works of various graffiti artists such as Banksy and Gore-B.
The prolific Gore-B, who is based in Brooklyn, puts up paintings and illustrations inspired by vintage photos.
Michael De Feo
De Feo’s whimsical designs have long been a feature of New York City life. The diver featured here was recently posted in downtown Manhattan. Images of his previous works appear in his children’s book, Alphabet City: Out on the Streets
Faile (with Banksy)
The Brooklyn-based trio Faile produced this series of stenciled heads on a door in Berlin. Their work often defies quick interpretation. Says Aiko, the group’s lone female member: “I take time to put it on the street so that you can spend time thinking about it.” To the right is a stenciled rat by popular British artist Banksy.
Widely know by his street name, “Darius Jones,” the Brooklyn-based Reid has placed pieces in London and New York. He works with bricks, he says, because “it’s an element that’s taken for granted in any city. I hope to make an individual out of something of which there is so much abundance”
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photos by, WK INTERACT