Bombers, burners, and chromes, oh my! March ushered in a crazy amount of fresh new graffiti all around town. Let’s take a look.
High above the Penn North neighborhood Richie Rich is in a precarious position from which he seemingly cannot escape. Sculptor Reed Bmore has been busy gracing Philly and Richmond with his wire art, but fortunate for us he found time to create this thought-provoking sculpture for his home town.
City walls are arguably the most common place to find graffiti – everything from hand styles, to burners, to masterpieces. However, graffiti writers and artists also make use of such off the beaten path locations as tunnels, highway underpasses, abandoned buildings, and more.
This edition of What’s Up on Charm City Streets covers the first three months of 2014. In Southwest Baltimore (Sowebo), Gaia painted a mural of Nelson Mandela as part of the worldwide arts project Kurema, Kureba, Kwiga. To Create, To See, To Learn seeks to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS in Rwanda, to foster positive relationships between those living with HIV/AIDS and their communities, and to support the efforts of healthcare providers.
This edition of What’s Up on Charm City Streets covers the first six months of 2013. In late June the NSF crew celebrated 20 years with a big cookout in Graffiti Alley. They enjoyed good company and produced a number of new pieces, as you see here.