street art

Photo Essay: The Streets of Mexico City’s Colonia Condesa

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One overcast afternoon in Mexico City, I took to the streets of Colonia Condesa armed with a small camera and backed up by posse of creative people who are as passionate about the D.F. as I am. We did what I love doing independently; we walked all over the neighborhood aimlessly, taking pictures of everything. […]

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Photo Essay: Scenes from Mexico City’s “Barrios Mágicos” and Beyond

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On paper, the size and population of Mexico City can seem overwhelming. But aside from when I’m downtown or using the busy metro system, it often surprises me how the city doesn’t feel as populated or massive as it really is. There are 16 boroughs in Mexico City, and within each borough are several neighborhoods. […]

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Photo Essay: My Day at Art School in Mexico City

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As I mentioned in a previous post, I had a friend from the States who was in Mexico City at the same time as me. She was there with a small art class and they were kind enough to let me tag along for one day of their mural painting. The wall space they were […]

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Photo of the Day: Bursting Through the Berlin Wall

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As I was sifting through photos last night, I came across this shot of one of the coolest murals I saw in the street art-friendly city of Berlin. I spotted it at the East Side Gallery, a long stretch of murals that cover a section of remnants of the Berlin Wall. The car smashing through […]

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Photo Essay: Street Art in Oaxaca

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Stencil art, paintings, wheatpastes, stickers, and plain old graffiti found while roaming the streets of Oaxaca: A Jimi Hendrix sticker pasted on a street sign. Kudos to anyone who can explain this one to me. I noticed several of these images in different locations throughout town during my time in Oaxaca. A depiction of Emiliano […]

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Photo Essay: Scenes from Kolkata

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In Kolkata, I didn’t have a lot of time to wander and take pictures of the city, so I always tried to have my camera ready to capture everyday moments and sights that I found to be interesting. Most of these pictures were taken in the Sudder Street area or from the backseat of taxi […]

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Photo Essay: Gallery and Street Art in Oaxaca

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Long wanderings in Oaxaca were a daily routine for me, and these walks inevitably led to art.  Oaxaca is one of those cities where any bare surface has the potential to become a gallery—a step in a square or a grimy wall is an ideal place to add a little color or share your opinion. […]

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