Oct 7, 2005

Classicist Grafitti

Here's a quick one while working late and since I'm gonna be gone for a long, long weekend. Closing in (out) on a more urban scale:

Ellen Harvey have been out joining the fun on the graffiti-covered walls of New York - in the style of miniature classical landscape painting. She's placing them only on existing graffiti, calling it New York Beautification Project - which makes me wonder if she is one of those rare and elusive reactionary activists.


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For people who might come by New York, or already be there, she's even mapped them. So there's a chance to get some fresh air.

And now I'll be off to sweet dreams with a good conscience since, going to and from this post, I managed to finish the first prototype of my "travel companion" - yippiyahu. Pictures can be expected later.

3 comments:

robyne said...
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robyne said...

yes, I know her images well, they comprise a part of my personal ny map..there used to be one near my old home, or I guess it is still there, but i am not...it is fun to take some time to enjoy your wanderings-wonderings...I hope you are loving Italy for me...R.

adam said...

Hello there girl
Linking to the map I thought of you, cool you already knew it. And yup - have really been loving it for you... did you go to Venice when you were in Italy? Hope all is good.