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Narrar el mundo y la imaginación / Narrate the world and the imagination

Etiqueta: mural art

CANVASSESS / LIENZOS

To meditate / Para meditar

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KEITH HARING

ONCE UPON A TIME

“A joyous mural born in an era filled with fear”  (D. W. Dunlap), Once upon a time is located at the second-floor men’s room of the Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center, 208 W 13th Street, New York

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These black on white murals were a project that Keith Haring developed in 1989. Once upon a time is located at the men’s room of the second floor of the Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center, 208 W 13th Street, New York.

These art-murals that Keith Haring painted in 1989 take me invariably to my early childhood. It’s not that sex then was like that -certainly not as genital as Haring depicted it here, black on white- but there was a large quantity of it that still comes to my body whenever I look at these paintings by Haring in the shape of old, slow, soft waves of warmth. Leer el resto de esta entrada »

Funny games in the “new-old” Russia

Moscow, 1995-2003

When I first arrived in Moscow in April 1995, there were few advertisements in the streets. The citizens of the “new-old” Russia hadn’t experienced the impact of this peculiar side effect of capitalism -publicity- for almost a century but they were certainly used to propaganda, a former distant relative.

"This is not a telecom company, this is love"

“This is not a telecom company, this is love”

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