Welcome to “Sur” (South, So.Calif). These photographs are of Chicano “placos” (wall writing) painted mostly in the 1970s by gang members.
Posts Tagged: Graffiti
Writings on the walls in Rome is nothing new.
Samo on TV Party
In 1979, a nineteen-year-old Jean-Michel Basquiat appeared on Glenn O’Brien’s infamous TV Party public access show.
ESPO: Quality Communication, No Permission
‘The 7-11 at 64th and Lebanon ave, Overbrook Philadelphia 1984, I’m boosting mallo-cups and that’s a soft pretzel in me gob.’
What’s in the hearts and minds of young University of Florida students?
Names on Trains
Poetic words from young artists struggling in the South Bronx during the 1980s.