Friday, August 30, 2013

Brilliant New York street art piece that references old painted signs

Check out this beautiful piece entitled 'love letter to Brooklyn'. It merges the literary, the affective and the ephemeral, and is witty too: painted onto a concrete car park, but referencing painted signs from a previous era:

The work is by Steve Powers, aka ESPO, who also painted the cover of the Kurt Vile album I referenced recently on this blog:

Photo is by Robert Wright for The New York Times. It comes from this NYT article:

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