WHAT’S UP ON CHARM CITY STREETS

Headlining today's post ... Artful Abandonment - a Civic Works Project by artist Adam Stab

Headlining today’s post … Artful Abandonment – a Civic Works Project by artist Adam Stab

Street artists Mateus Bailon, Richard Best, John Gingrich, and Stefan Ways created large-scale murals at Section 1 Project’s Creative Labs in the Clipper Mill Industrial Park. Shiva, a 3D anaglyphic collaboration by Richard Best and John Gingrich; Reclaim, Remain Antman by Stefan Ways; and, dueling waterfowl by Mateus Bailon of Urban Walls Brazil.

Shiva - mural by Richard Best & John Gingrich

Shiva – mural by Richard Best & John Gingrich

Reclaim Remain - mural by Stefan Ways

Reclaim Remain – mural by Stefan Ways

Urban Walls Brazil artist Mateus Bailon in action

Urban Walls Brazil artist Mateus Bailon in action

Roberta Pardo of Urban Walls Brazil films artist Mateus Bailon

Roberta Pardo of Urban Walls Brazil films artist Mateus Bailon

Mural by Mateus Bailon for Section 1 Project Creative labs

Waterfowl battle – mural by Mateus Bailon for Section 1 Project Creative Labs

Nether crafted two new original wheatpastes: Slingshot on N Greenmount Avenue and Tranquility in Chaos in West Baltimore

Slingshot - wheatpaste by Nether

Slingshot – wheatpaste by Nether

Tranquility in Chaos - wheatpaste by Nether

Tranquility in Chaos – wheatpaste by Nether

Tranquility in Chaos - wheatpaste by Nether

Tranquility in Chaos – wheatpaste by Nether

Wire sculptor Reed Bmore raised two new pieces: a nostalgic Tire Swing near Druid Hill Park and an enchanting Dumbo in East Baltimore.

Tire swing - wire sculpture by Reed Bmore

Tire swing – wire sculpture by Reed Bmore

Dumbo & the crows - wire sculpture by Reed Bmore

Dumbo & the crows – wire sculpture by Reed Bmore

Working with Civic Works, a community service organization, Adam Stab and Pablo Machioli painted a number of delightful art panels to decorate the boarded-up doors and windows of abandoned rowhouses in East Baltimore.

Artful abandonment - a Civic Works Project by artist Adam Stab

Artful abandonment – a Civic Works Project by artist Adam Stab

Artful abandonment - a Civic Works Project by artist Adam Stab

Artful abandonment – a Civic Works Project by artist Adam Stab

Artful abandonment - by Pablo Machioli

Artful abandonment – by Pablo Machioli

Artful abandonment - by Pablo Machioli

Artful abandonment – by Pablo Machioli

Artful abandonment - by Pablo Machioli

Artful abandonment – by Pablo Machioli

Artful abandonment - by Pablo Machioli

Artful abandonment – by Pablo Machioli

All around town one could find a number of amusing stick figure drawings from Pablo Machioli’s Black Sharpie series.

Pablo Machioli

Pablo Machioli

Pablo Machioli

Pablo Machioli

Graffiti writers were likewise prolific this month. Meca hosted the Manifest Destiny Crew Paint Jam in Dundalk. One could find intriguing bangers all about town: Mawk, KRSE, Skry3, Jah, Mesh, and Bver in Station North Arts District; Huske and Yatse in Wyman Park; Stab on East Baltimore Street; Userp in Remington; and more.

Meca - from the Manifest Destiny Crew Live Paint Jam

Meca – from the Manifest Destiny Crew Live Paint Jam

Mawk "Rivals Envy"

Mawk “Rivals Envy”

Mawk, Rivals Envy,  Skry3 & Jah

Mawk, Rivals Envy, Skry3 & Jah

Bver

Bver

Mesh

Mesh

Huske in Wyman Park

Huske in Wyman Park

Yatse in Wyman Park

Yatse in Wyman Park

Old and new in Wyman Park

Old and new in Wyman Park

Stab

Stab

Userp

Userp

Userp double vision

Userp … double vision

Krone

Krone

Meca

Meca

Senz

Senz

Graffiti Alley experienced lots of imaginative activity in September. Houston-based Kween897 and Flip created a 9-11 memorial. Krakus visited from NY. Long-time graff artists Caspa and Toven demonstrated their talent and capabilities. The newcomer Kid proved abundant. Work by Die, Kingzerg, Noak, Smak, and numerous other writers confirmed their artistic abilities.

Never Forget - 9-11 memorial by Flip & Kween897

Never Forget – 9-11 memorial by Flip & Kween897

Stay down; only weak women lay down - Kween897

Stay down; only weak women lay down – Kween897

Krakus

Krakus

Caspa, Smak, Pulse & Kween897

Caspa, Smak, Pulse & Kween897

Monstrous visage by Toven

Monstrous visage by Toven

Toven

Toven

Pulse - by The Kid

Pulse – by The Kid

Penguin by The Kid

Penguin by The Kid

The Kid is the bomb

The Kid is the bomb

The Kid

The Kid

Die

Die

Baltimor e by Kingzerg

Baltimor e by Kingzerg

Kings by Kingzerg

Kings by Kingzerg

Noah at work

Noah at work

Noah

Noah

Noah signing off

Noah signing off

Noah

Noah

Smak

Smak

Alok

Alok

Bomer

Bomer

Duran

Duran

Duran

Duran

Meca & Grope end-to-end

Meca & Grope end-to-end (finally the weather & parking cooperated for this photo)

PHE - aka Kbr.410

PHE – aka Kbr.410

Pulse

Pulse

Fake vs Real

Fake vs Real

Armed alien - by Wally

Armed alien – by Wally

Last but not least, Charm City Streets uncovered a kewl slap by Merge.

Merge by #mergestreetart

Merge by #mergestreetart

 


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