Posts Tagged ‘Graffiti’

The 7 train rolls by 5 Pointz

Art + Activism: Saving 5 Pointz

  I recently took to the graffiti mecca 5 Pointz, as I got word on twitter that it will be torn down this year to make way for luxury apartments. Over 350 murals can be seen decorating the five story industrial complex in Long Island City (LIC), Queens. The name 5 Pointz symbolizes artists coming […]

Snapshot: From the Bronx to Beijing, Graffiti Wall in China

One of the many walls of graffiti in Beijing’s 798 Art District. Filled with boutiques, cafes, and art galleries, 798 Art District, or simply referred to as “798,” spotlights Beijing’s art community. 798 was a former electronics factory. One can still see remnants of now defunct factories walking through this district. Words by: Roxanne L. […]