Tag: chris pape

I cannot believe that this DVD is $87 on Amazon. It’s Chris Pape’ (Freedom) movie about subway graffiti in NYC.

I imagine Chris Pape to be an old dude who just doesn’t care about the law anymore. I like that. He goes into that Freedom tunnel whenever he wants! It’s his!


It’s been a good solid 4 years since I last ventured into the Freedom Tunnel. Lately, I’ve been interested in going back in again mainly to revisit the place and see how it has changed ever since Amtrak decided to buff the Freedom Tunnel murals. Yes, I’ve posted videos that showed this already, one including […]

Back in 2011, The New York Times toured the Freedom Tunnel with Chris Pape and got some insight into the significance of the tunnel in graffiti culture and its rapidly changing state. Chris Pape, who went by the moniker “Freedom” in the ’80s painted massive murals in the then-abandoned tunnel (which is now owned and […]


Photo: Mustafah Abdulaziz for The New York Times A New York Times photographer met up with Chris Pape, better known by his graffiti name “Freedom”, and revisited the Amtrak tunnels underneath Riverside Park and Manhattan’s West Side where he painted murals in the 70s, 80s, and 90s. [via] Some of Freedom’s murals ended up lasting […]


The pictures are coming along nicely, but until I get them all processed, you can enjoy this panorama of the famed murals painted by Chris Pape, also known as Freedom. For those who don’t know, the tunnel is nicknamed after him because of his prominent graffiti murals which still exist in there today. This image […]