Lots of street art to love in San Miguel de Allende. This is two of four collections of street art I will posting from San Miguel de Allende, Mexico that I photographed in the fall of 2016. It has been cultivated in the Guadeloupe neighborhood through the organization Muros En Blanco who had another street art festival this past February. Check out the first collection … Continue reading San Miguel de Allende Street Art Part 2
Art is subjective but I think good street art should be transgressive, make a statement or speak to the community that it is painted in. Most of these represent the later by showing the people and the culture in the state of Quintana Roo, where Tulum is located or Mexico itself in the case of the skeleton. Tulum has a plethora of street art with … Continue reading The Best Street Art in Tulum
I bring you rats. Great big giant rats. From San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. I found these rats hanging out down by the river. Fine specimens..of street art that is. Both pieces are kind of amazing and very large. The bottom picture is facing away from the paintings into a mostly dry river bed. They can be found on the backside of the Guadeloupe neighborhood … Continue reading Street Art: Rats of San Miguel de Allende
I have experienced Dia de los Muertos living in the Mission District of San Francisco but never in its country of origin. Finally I got to see it in its native land! We do not have a official ritual or holiday to honor family members that have died in the United States like they do in Mexico. There is thing called Memorial Day that I think … Continue reading Dia de Los Muertos in San Miguel de Allende
There is a concentration of street art in the Guadeloupe neighborhood of San Miguel de Allende. It is close to the center of town and home to Via Organica, the health food store and once a month farmers market. There is an organization dedicated to street art in San Miguel de Allende called Muros En Blanco Distrito de Arte. Continue reading Street Art: San Miguel de Allende
I had a lovely time in Brooklyn this fall. Knowing I was going to be in Brooklyn, I had to get to Bushwick–its well-known for being a haven for street art. Most of these were taken around the L train track and Broadway in Bushwick. If your going to be in NYC, definitely go. It’s a not yet completely gentrified neighborhood which reminded me of … Continue reading Bushwick Street Art
Something we talk about often at my parents home is the state of the world. For one thing my Dad likes to watch the network news, something I abhor but it is his house so what can I do? So I have become privy to a lot of the bad that has happened this summer–the attacks in France, Orlando, how many people are dying by … Continue reading Where is the World Headed?