Tag: murals
detroit graffiti

A Photographic Look At How Graffiti Is Healing Detroit. Reading this article makes me want to visit Detroit again. I’ve got a car. I’ve got a sleeping bag. I’ve got a camera. What’s stopping me? NOTE TO SELF: I Love Detroit Michigan is a helpful resource.

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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 […]

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In going along with all of my posts about the USPS today, here’s one that I missed somehow. In the same Esquire article that explains why we can’t live without the USPS, there’s also a link to this slideshow of images showing some of the many Post Office Murals that now line post offices. Art […]

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Photo: Dan Solomon Joyce links to some new artwork popping up in the infamous Freedom Tunnel underneath Riverside Park on Manhattan’s West Side. The photo above shows a portion of Gaia’s piece on Robert Moses, the man who is most responsible for the creation of many of NYC’s modern major infrastructure (including the Freedom Tunnel). […]

freedom-buffed

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 […]