2015 Stikman Calendar Giveaway

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Fans of the elusive Stikman, take note: I have a couple of the above calendars to give away! Write a haiku in praise of Stikman and either leave it as a comment below or on my Instagram for a chance to win. Contest ends February 3, 2015.

Concrete to Data at the Steinberg Museum of Art

Smells x Cash4 (photo by Luna Park)

Smells x Cash4 (photo by Luna Park)

I’m pleased to be exhibiting a series of rooftops photographed from the J/M/Z line at the upcoming Concrete to Data – An Evolution of Street Art & Graffiti in the Digital Age show, opening at the Steinberg Museum of Art on LIU’s Post campus on January 26th with a public reception scheduled for February 6th.

Curator Ryan Seslow writes, “The emphasis of this exhibition will celebrate the transcending techniques, styles, methods and contexts of generating street art and graffiti. The show will display works from the late 1970’s through today’s new media technologies. The works will range from ephemeral murals to site specific arrangements and installations. Techniques with aerosol paint, stencils, brush application, paste-ups, assemblage, sculpture, photography, video art, GIF animation, virtual reality, documentation and internet technologies are represented. A collaborative public open call for submissions will also be launched.” More info at http://concretetodata.com.

Contributors include: General Howe – Cake – Leon Reid IV – Chris Stain – Abe Lincoln Jr. – Luna Park – RJ Rushmore – Martha Cooper – John Fekner – Don Leight – Ryan Seslow – Herb Smith – Henry Chalfant – Monique Spier – ChrisRWK – Lady Pink – Gaia – Swoon – Sebs – Jaime Rojo – Jilly Ballistic – Col Wallnuts – Oyama Enrico Isamu Letter – Hrag Vartanian – Billy Mode – Inspire1 – Yoav Litvin – Katie Yamasaki – Garrison Buxton – Joe Iurato – Adam Void – Caroline Caldwell – EKG – Cash4 – Scott Tongue – Daniel Feral – Encrypted Fills.

Show dates: January 26 – March 21, 2015
Opening reception: Friday, February 6, 2015 – 6:00-9:00pm

Steinberg Museum of Art
LIU Post Campus
Hillwoood Commons, Second Floor
720 Northern Boulevard
Brookville, NY 11548

Museum Spring Hours:
Monday – Friday 9:30 – 4:30
Wednesdays 9:30 – 8:00
Saturdays 11:00 – 3:00

Triple Play: Dasic

[Dasic – all photos (c) Luna Park]

Triple Play: You Go Girl

[You Go Girl – all photos (c) Luna Park]

Luna Park’s 2014 Favorites

As 2014 winds down, here’s a look back at some of my favorite art and images from the past year – shot in New York, Berlin, Munich and Washington, DC.

Featuring work by:

ADEK, WOLFTITS, ELBOW-TOE, FADE AA/EKGLABS, MOSA/CURVE/ESSO PAL, ELSOL25, MAYA HAYUK, BERLIN KIDZ, GRAFRO, MARTHA COOPER, DCEVE/SNOEMAN, STIKMAN, SHOK1, SKI/TOUCH, STEVE POWERS, DAN WITZ, SWOON, RUBIN415, JUST, CHRIS STAIN/BILLY MODE, ENX/COST, KUMA, JOE IURATO, UFO 907, TEXAS/GANE, SPONE/WANE/TRAP, ANDREW PONEROS, PIXOTE/RAMBO, PIXELPANCHO, CASH4, VTS, FALSE/PEAR, POSTER BOY, SOBER/NOXER, BARE/HERT/GABLE, RUSK/KATSU, NEVER, AMNY, YOU GO GIRL/JANZ/NEKST, KASHINK, KRIPOE, NESO, SATONE, RIPO, HOUSE OF HADES, JJ VERONIS, CLINT MARIO/ME_NEWYORK, GADSE, SMELLS/DROID 907, GIZ/GHOST/MARVEL, REVS, SPECTER, CEKIS/CERN, ELMS, HOODRICH, SWEET TOOF/DARKCLOUD, REKA, MOMO, TOP DOGS, JEFFREY GAMBLERO/SMART

My gratitude to those of you working in the public space.
Much love to anyone who lost a loved one this year…
#ripafri #ripdg #ripkorn #ripüzit

Triple Play: Clet Abraham

[Clet Abraham in NYC – all photos (c) Luna Park]

Art Whino Murals in DC

(Reka for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

Reka for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

Recently I had the pleasure of finally seeing in person a number of murals in Washington, DC, organized by Art Whino. This expertly curated series of large-scale murals features the work of Reka, Nawer, SatOne, Momo, Rubin and Kyle Hughes Odgers. I particularly enjoyed the juxtaposition of L’Enfant Plaza’s Brutalist architecture with these large, colorful, and abstract murals.

(Reka for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

Reka for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

(Reka for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

Reka for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

(Reka x Nawer for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

Reka x Nawer for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

(Reka x Nawer for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

Reka x Nawer for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

(Nawer for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

Nawer for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

(SatOne for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

SatOne for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

(SatOne for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

SatOne for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

(SatOne for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

SatOne for Art Whino (photo by Luna Park)

(SatOne for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

SatOne for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

(SatOne for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

SatOne for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

(Rubin415 for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

Rubin415 for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

(Momo for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

Momo for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

(Momo for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

Momo for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

(Momo for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

Momo for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

(Kyle Hughes Odgers for Artwhino - photo by Luna Park)

Kyle Hughes Odgers for Art Whino (Photo by Luna Park)

Triple Play: Droid 907

[Droid 907 – all photos (c) Luna Park]

Sweet Toof Rolls Into Pandemic

Sweet Toof @ Pandemic Gallery (photo by Luna Park)

Sweet Toof @ Pandemic Gallery (photo by Luna Park)

Taking his inspiration from the storied US freight train, London’s Sweet Toof’s Derailed rolls into Pandemic Gallery this Friday night for his second New York solo show. Spanning the spectrum from traditional oil paintings on canvas to sculptural installations with salvaged train sets, the artist has transformed the gallery into a maniacally toothy and phantasmagorical homage to boxcar culture. Come out, you won’t be disappointed.

Sweet Toof @ Pandemic Gallery (photo by Luna Park)

Sweet Toof @ Pandemic Gallery (photo by Luna Park)

Sweet Toof @ Pandemic Gallery (photo by Luna Park)

Sweet Toof @ Pandemic Gallery (photo by Luna Park)

Sweet Toof @ Pandemic Gallery (photo by Luna Park)

Sweet Toof @ Pandemic Gallery (photo by Luna Park)

Sweet Toof @ Pandemic Gallery (photo by Luna Park)

Sweet Toof @ Pandemic Gallery (photo by Luna Park)

SWEET TOOF “DERAILED”
Opening Reception: December 12, 2014, 7-11pm
PANDEMIC gallery & event space
22 Waverly Avenue (btw Park Ave/Flushing Ave)
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Subway: Clinton/Washington stop on the G & C trains (15 min. walk)
Bus: B62 – Park Ave/Washington Ave (1 min. walk)
Car: BQE West, Exit 31 KENT/WYTHE – BQE East, Exit 30 FLUSHING AVE

Triple Play: Toynbee Tiles

[Toynbee Tiles – all photos (c) Luna Park]