~is that you . . SERF ? / UP-DATE . .
UP-DATE: MARCH 27, 2014
SERF says . . “NO, that wasn’t me.”
also noticed on BSA/BROOKLYN STREET ART – A FLEETING MOMENT OF . . PURE, RADIANT TRUTH & SHEER GENIUS !!
was that your beautiful, subversive, hand-scripted dance that played over Maya’s carefully scripted wall mural – SERF ?!!
damn that MAYA HAYUK, for losing a brilliant moment !!
she can be so brilliant, but so a-n-n-o-y-i-n-g.
MAYA HAYUK, detail. HOUSTON WALL, NYC.
PHOTO: JAIME ROJO .. BSA/BROOKLYN STREET ART
was that SERF, who jumped the shark ?
. . tagged the unfinished mural ?
I’m thinking: YES !!
here’s a modern day riddle.
what’s a tag . . if not a street bomb ?
ANSWER: a photo-bomb !!
a priceless impromptu jumping in & taking . . advantage of a great opportunity !!
and ps: JARED LETO, can you believe he’s 42 . . and he is the big winner at this years Oscars. duh !!
thank that Anne Hathaway photo-bomb and, day-old hair !!
and p.s. supposedly . . 30 SECONDS TO MARS is playing in the UKRAINE in a week or so ?!! that’s what the tabloids are . . ‘crowing’ !!
MAYA HAYUK, HOUSTON WALL, NYC
PHOTO: JAIME ROJO .. BSA/BROOKLYN STREET ART
note: the subversive SERF (?) tag / street bomb . . on the lower left of mural.
well .. actually, if you REALLY want to talk about re-vitalizing ‘abstract’ art – MAYA HAYUK definite deserves some credit and some . . media play. in fact she seems to carry the total sum of her ancestors . . with her, you know those crazy passionate Ukrainians, and their way detailed Easter eggs / this wall took on some real life with her color management. and simple pattern.
but the deal is, it was going to be street bombed/tagged anyways, and the SERF (?) tag was absolutely ‘luminous’.
it was a perfect blend of the pre-determined vs the impromptu . . but also, visually . . there was a beautiful dynamic that happened, on her ‘studied’ compositional field . . a ‘space’ play between the solid criss-cross bars, and the . . ghostly ‘enemy’ tag.
between the purely abstract and the purely . . INFORMATIONAL ‘TEXT’ font.
she should have left it.
MAYA HAYUK, HOUSTON WALL, NYC . . ‘restored’ ?!!
PHOTO: JAIME ROJO . . BSA/BROOKLYN STREET ART
re-stored ? NOT !!
ya . . lost the magic of the moment, MAYA !!
re-stored, NO !!
some other guys just came along and bombed it, but with far less .. FINESSE.
too bad. too bad, MAYA lost the faith !!
the tags that are up now, bombing the piece are . . so mundane and so solid. b-o-r-i-n-g.
though love how . . BSA street photog JAIME ROJO – caught the ‘light’ reflecting the MAYA HAYUK mural . . in the rain slicked city street !!
and of course, after years of painting the sides of barns in Philly . . MAYA knows how to throw down . . some light, herself !!
very radiant mural.
but, damn . . she should have left the ghost !!
the ‘magic’ is in the details, n’est pas ?
‘PAPARAZZI’ FLASHBACK – to FEB 11, 2006 !!
JASON AARON WALL aka SERF !! at the CANAL CHAPTER, ALFREDO MARTINEZ SHOW.
PHOTO: NANCY SMITH, NYC. FEB 11, 2006 . . artloversnewyork
yep. the infamous ALFREDO MARTINEZ . . is how I backed into THE CANAL CHAPTER, and then SEAN VEGEZZI.
ALFREDO had just gotten out of prison for the phony BASQUIAT CAPER . . word to the wise: never sell a phony piece of art to a drug dealer . . from Columbia (!!) . . and the street dudes, SERF and MINT, later to be coined as MIRF . . gave Alfredo a show, when nobody else would touch him. that is actually a hand-made, couple of feet long, ‘paper’ by Alfredo that SERF is holding. that he . . SERF painted on, with his graceful brushwork.
and which, bye the way, is now in the collection of .. YOURS TRULY !!
ALFREDO even managed to get some major major MEDIA PLAY . . in the NEW YORK POST, at the time.
he put one of his improvised big ‘guns’ . . on the street, you know in that small street triangle/island .. before Canal enters the Holland Tunnel, and the cops came and hauled it away.
another priceless photographic moment, or what !!
I think in fact .. Alfredo dropped the dime on his own street sabotage, and was hiding in the area waiting to take the shot, or more likely he had the Post photog lying in wait. as he, Alfredo . . doesn’t ever pick up a camera. something like that.
I bet SERF knows the details .. !!
it’s actually a ‘TWO-FER’ . . !!
FARING PURTH, WALL THERAPY. ROCHESTER, N.Y.
PHOTO: FARING PURTH via BSA/BROOKLYN STREET ART
the article continues on to re-late the ‘cautionary’ tale of . . FARING PURTH, another woman street artist, bye the way (!!) & her bout of . . graphic ‘public’ attack.
and NO !!
this is, NOT – ‘JESUS SAVES’ . . !!
this is more like, JESUS . . KILLS !!
and, yeah, YOU CAN FILE THIS . . UNDER: WOMEN ARTISTS !!
that link, again ?
read: ‘Tagging Somebody’s Painting’ . . BSA/BROOKLYN STREET ART