Simple graffiti pass test of time in New York

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As a photographer, I gravitate to the simple signs of urban culture. I also like to photograph street art, or more commonly referred to as graffiti. Some of the street art that I have found in my travels around the world is stunningly creative – art masterpieces in themselves. Not that I am suggesting that the faded Mr. Magoo character on this wall in New York City is a creative piece of art, but the fact that it has lasted the years it takes to have the paint peeled is what I find interesting.

The other aspect of this photograph that appeals to me is the texture of the peeling paint itself juxtaposed against the bright yellow brick.

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Copyright: Dan Kosmayer
Image ID: 23622
File size: 28.5 MB 
Dimensions: 5304 x 5304 px | 300dpi
Releases: Model – no | Property – no 
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