These are a few shots I took while wandering around the Arts District one afternoon during my 5 days in LA. The photos show the northern part opf the district, mostly around Traction Avenue and East 3rd Street, where many murals -by famous street artists like JR, Tristan Eaton and Shepard Fairey- as well as… Read More Los Angeles. Downtown. Arts District.
^^ The famous Jim Morrison mural “Morning Shot”on Speedway by Rip Cronk. ^^ ^^ “Freedumb” on Main Street by Jules Muck. ^^ ^^ Abraham Lincoln and a Rose on the corner of Rose Avenue and Lincoln Blvd. ^^ ^^ “Venice Kinesis” from 2010 by Rip Cronk ^^ ^^ A tribute to Marijuana activist and… Read More Venice Beach. Street Art. Part III.
^^ A Arnold Schwarzenegger mural by Jonas Never on Speedway, right behind Muscle Beach, his former stomping ground. ^^ ^^ Dennis Hopper on the corner of Horizon and Main Street ^^ ^^ Hearts of Oak by Jesse Hazelip on Main Street ^^ Street art pictures from my last visit in 2012 can be found in this… Read More Venice Beach. Street Art. Part II.
Some of Barcelona’s best street art might be hidden during working hours: the many graffiti painted on the rolling blinds of shops and cafes.
Last night 80% of the famous graffiti mecca “5 Pointz” in Queens were painted white, the first step to turn the old warehouse into luxury condos. A sad day for graffiti lovers all over the world and especially those, who fought for it’s upkeep within the last years. 5pointz has been a must on my… Read More NYC. Queens. 5Pointz is gone.
i first found this building -on the corner of kent and metropolitan avenues in williamsburg- last year in march (click here to see my post from back then). so when i came back to ny, i had to visit it again to see if it still exists. it obviously does! and it is still all… Read More nyc. brooklyn. williamsburg. abandoned building. II.
all photos are from september 2012, more photos from that visit are here. more information about 5pointz in this post or on 5pointz.com Related articles NYC. Queens. 5Pointz is gone. new york city. really has it all. part II. NYC. Manhattan. 14th Street / Eight Avenue station. Life Underground by Tom Otterness. NYC. Brooklyn.… Read More nyc. queens. long island city. 5pointz. graffiti mecca.